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Old Swan Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
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Ranked #14 of 29 hotels in Harrogate
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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kswmint
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very disappointing. Myself and my partner stayed at the swan hotel in Harrogate for 2 nights in June 2014 for £108 per night. We were attending a wedding on the Saturday night so thought that we would treat ourselves to a break at your hotel. However, when we saw our room we were very disappointed. It was very small and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a three-day conference. My room (240) was a nice size, with a large double bed, a desk, two armchairs and space to move around. It had a large window looking towards the back, and was quiet. The bathroom was small but adequate and the shower was powerful. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel... More

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here whilst attending a conference. It was grossly overpriced. My room was dark and airless. Breakfast was bearable and chose not to risk the restaurant after hearing tales of culinary woe from colleagues. A 4 bedded serviced apartment was half the price and at least twice as good. I won't be going back to this hotel.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and myself stayed at the Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate over the Grand Depart weekend of the Tour de France in July this year, and had mixed thoughts on our stay! The hotel is without doubt, very old and charming, and the entrance lobby and downstairs areas are full of charm and elegance. We personally felt the décor... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I suppose everyone says that! My daughter's wedding was held at the Old Swan in Harrogate on Sunday 13th July. The organising staff (Wedding planner and Events manager) were too wonderful and helpful for me to describe. The effort and planning they put into it were superb, especially as I have a control-oriented, every-last-detail-matters daughter and son-in-law. They were with... More

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england
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently got married in this hotel . It's a very beautiful hotel , it's old but charming. Our room had a 4 post bed and a roll top bath which was amazing. You can't beat the location of the hotel and it has beautiful grounds. Jessica was great at helping us plan everything and Paul who helped us on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here and to be honest we didn't have a great choice of hotels available in the area as we had left it until the last minute to attend the Home and Gift show at the HIC. The cost for a classic double inc. brekkie was £190 and with a four star rating and the cost, I expected much... More

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Shropshire
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here two nights to attend The Great Yorkshire Show. The location is what sells it having ample car parking, walking distance from town & close to all main road routes. Parts of the hotel are very tired & shabby being in need of decoration. When booking a double room it is expected that you get a double bed not... More

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Holidaylover084
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got married at the Swan in June 2014. What can I say from the moment that I booked our wedding up until the day we got married everything was great. Any problems we had on the lead up to the wedding were resolved quickly and efficiently. Both Helen and Jessica did an amazing job helping with the planning! I... More

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L'Alfas del Pi, Spain
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time and everyone commented on how well the hotel and staff catered and delivered excellent service to everyone during the day. Excellent food, service and support from start to finish. Highly recomended

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Address: Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Swan Hotel 4*
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Old Swan Harrogate
Hotel Old Swan
Old Swan Hotel Harrogate, Yorkshire

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Harrogate #13 Romantic Hotel in Harrogate
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Dating back to 1840, The Old Swan Hotel is one of Harrogate’s oldest & most cherished hotels; its Victorian splendour and traditional elegance is complimented today by a modern & contemporary environment.The hotel boasts 136 stylish bedrooms and ten suites(Some featuring four-poster beds and roll-top baths),a restaurant and bar, nine conferences suites,free Wi-Fi access and 175 FREE car parking spaces.The hotel is in the centre of Harrogate. ... more   less 
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