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Macdonald Swan Hotel

3.0 of 5 Keswick Rd, Grasmere LA22 9RF, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for a weekend with friends in this hotel which has plenty of character. The room was very comfortable and well appointed and maintained. All of the staff were extremely friendly and happy to talk and share a joke. Just a short walk from the hotel takes you into Grasmere and the delights of the range of shops including... More 

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manchester
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited with our two young boys and we had a great time. Family room (8) was a fantastic size and the travel cot provided was great also. We ate both nights in the hotel. I couldn't really see the difference between the kids and adult burgers (appeared as tho you pay an extra £5 for some coleslaw?) and we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for a 2 night stay with 2 nights bed and breakfast with free scones and tea on the day of arrival. Cheap deal for McDonald hotels but this is only a 3 star hotel. Nice hotel, nice family room for myself, my wife and 1 year old daughter. Everything we could ask for except for the fact they had... More 

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Hexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Would highly recommend the Swan looking for somewhere to stay in the Lake District. The staff, particularly the duty Receptionist, were very helpful and attentive. Room standard very high. Three arm chairs in the room and plenty of hot water. Upgraded without having to ask

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel itself is such a great, historical old building. Had more personality when privately owned. The Macdonald "formula" is pretty much the same as in any of their other hotels. You know what to expect, not going to win any awards for individuality. Same with most big chains. Staff pleasant enough but fairly uninterested compared to some of the... More 

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Preston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have visited the swan hotel on two previous occasions so had no problems staying again. There were a couple of issues which would not really have bothered us such as the room was quite cold and the tissue box was empty and had not been replaced but it was our evening dining experience tgat thouroughly disappointed us. We asked... More 

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Hayfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to all the staff at The Swan, Grasmere for making our 38th wedding anniversary such a special occasion. We have been here many times for our anniversary since our honeymoon in1976 and always receive a warm welcome. The room was the one we requested- number 4, comfortable and spacious with a lovely view of the fells (and thank... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a 2 night stay at The Swan, great cozy log fires, nice room, nice food. a few tacky things like afternoon tea served in paper cups and waiters/waitresses talking with each much other louder than need be, other than that a good hotel I am surprised its classed asa three star, it should be 4, but... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has to be said that after our recent visit to the Swan at Gramere the opinion of of my wife and I was mixed. Perhaps because we have usually stayed at a different hotel in the lakes we probably look for faults rather than positives from any other establishment so with this in mind I am trying to be... More 

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Colchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting the Swan Hotel regularly for 30 years and it is a great favourite of ours. We are always made very welcome. A great hotel and a great location. Extra special this time with the beautiful Christmas trees beautifully decorated in the lounge areas.

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Address: Keswick Rd, Grasmere LA22 9RF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Macdonald Swan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Hotel Macdonald Swan
Macdonald Swan Grasmere
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Grasmere

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