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Macdonald Swan Hotel

3.0 of 5 Keswick Rd, Grasmere LA22 9RF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

None of the usual special welcome. Beds in the rear twin rooms are seriously uncomfortable. I was short changed at the bar. Please pull your socks up as I have stayed in the hotel many times over 30 years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a one-night stay to unwind after a busy couple of weeks. Staff were friendly and welcoming on arrival, helpfully pointing out the various facilities available at the Hotel. Our room was pleasant and clean and the bed comfortable. TV and Wifi available. Good dinner menu choice, either to eat in restaurant or in lounge bar. Food quality and presentation... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had stayed here many years ago & were looking for a place to break the trip home. A quiet Sunday night so meals were in a room adjacent to the bar. Comfortable beds, good food, nice breakfast and a great view; what more is required.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff was nice. Our eggs were very overcooked at breakfast (solid yolks for soldiers?). Bathroom products not replaced. 2 beers disappeared from our windowsill. No scones left at cream tea was very disappointing.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night as a Birthday treat & in general it was ok .The evening meal was very good,the breakfast was average.We had hoped to have afternoon tea but there was no scones or cakes in the hotel,a little disappointing. .

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Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We normally stay at another hotel in grasmere which was fully booked so the swan was new to us. On checking in the receptionist wasn't very welcoming at all,so first impression not good at all??? The room was adequate & clean. Found it strange the bar called last orders at 10.30pm on a Saturday night?? Tony the night porter was... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent evening meal and very welcoming and efficient staff. Breakfast - sausages and bacon were under-cooked. The bedroom we were staying in was looking very tired, although we do have a dog, The water pressure was very low and it was difficult to get a proper shower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Swan using Tesco Vouchers, and will be doing so again. The hotel is just outside the village, and from the check in at reception to drinks in the bar we were looked after by staff that could not do enough for you. The food scored a 5 out of 5, both at breakfast and in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel in a good location. Accommodation warm and welcoming. Breakfast very good but avoid food in bar. Many of the advertised meals unavailable and those delivered average quality. Booked as part of Tesco scheme and sometimes made to feel less important. Never the less enjoyed our break

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in some respects quite quaint, but not surprising given the age of the building. We were a bit disappointed that our booking confirmation advised check-in from 14.00 hours to be told that it was policy not to promise rooms before 16.00 hours, so we had to pass time in Grasmere till we could access our room. The... More

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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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