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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed today
Martin H Manchester, United Kingdom
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    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Just back from a short break in this remarkably preserved "old-fashioned" style hotel which played heavily upon its connections to the life of Agatha Christie. It was all very tastefully decorated, if not quite as "up-to-the-minute" as some places, because that wouldn't have been appropriate. I suspect that, if the unexpectedly blistering heat of Harrogate in late July hadn't kept... More

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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for one night in a deluxe double room two weeks ago. The service was extremely good and the dining very fine. Although the room was spacious there was only one window to cast light into a very dark room (window would not open -so very warm). Comfortable bed, tea and coffee making facilities and large but sparse bathroom. Good... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night in July, the room 332 was adequate with very poor ventilation which was one window that opened 150mm and then locked to prevent someone climbing 1800mm up and throwing themselves 6metre to the ground, ridiculous the healthy and safety extremes some places go to, the hotel had ran out of fans so basically myself and my... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sorry to say, this hotel is old, faded and uncomfortable. The pillows are like bricks but the bed is ok. The noise from the corridor is loud with floorboards protesting every time people walk on them. Not impressed for the price but the location was great. Very central. Had fire evacuation and resulting eviction of guest, who was staying in... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from a few nights at the Swan, it's has history and of course Agatha and her runaway, it has a large lawned area, grand entrance, our room was at the back, which was a shame, but it was ok, shower was powerful and room clean, my only slight gripe, was the double bed was not as comfy as... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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
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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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