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Goddard Arms

1 High Street | Old Town, Swindon SN1 3EG, England
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Ranked #25 of 31 hotels in Swindon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food and drink, hotel rooms are a bit dated but In general a well looked after pub. Worth booking for an evening meal as it gets very busy. Place was very clean, staff friendly, good selection of beers.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Swindon just one night to visit family. This was the only hotel available at a reasonable price, so booked it with some misgivings due to reviews, but it was only for one night. Check-in at the bar was easy - make sure you get a parking permit - the hotel car park doubles as a council... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a very pleasant decor. Customer service probably wasn't the best as when my food was brought to us I had the wrong thing on my plate, they stated that I definitely didn't order the specific food item when I clearly had and in my opinion rather than questioning it they could have just gone and changed it as it... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed there last night 1st July. The staff were very attentive and friendly. We had the combo for two for lunch. It consisted of Scampi, Chicken, Potato wedges, Nachos, Garlic bread, Onion rings accompanied with 3 great dips, all with great flavours. The plate must have been 20 inches across and was full. Was supposed to be for two but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Didn't stay, only visited to eat, but: Outside looks beautiful, nice interior (clean and well designed). Ordered roast beef and a burger. Wasn't offered cheese or any other topping, I had to ask. Had run out of Roast Beef, so chose a BBQ chicken dish instead. Asked for a receipt from the barman, only to find that if been charged... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed in Swindon for one night at the Marriott. We didn't fancy eating there so walked into the old town (only about a 10 min walk). In town we got talking to a local man who recommended The Goddard Arms as newly refurbished and somewhere nice to eat. We thought we would give it a try and am very... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Visited Swindon recently and spent some time at the Goddard Arms. The food was very good and the prices reasonable however the thing that most impressed me was the friendly staff and the great service. It has been recently renovated and the bar & dining areas are well decorated, clean and well laid out. Recommend the 'Goddards' for a good... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We Went for Breakfast Yesterday Morning, We arrive at approx. 9.15am it was very quite in the pub we order Breakfast and coffee struggled to order children's breakfast as they don't have an option for this the bar man who had about as much personally as a chair leg then managed to work out if we had 1 adults breakfast... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Only stopped for an hour to have drinks before visiting the Thai Orchid to eat, but was impressed. Very clean and tidy after a recent refurbishment and it shows. Excellent service and whilst we didn't eat on this occasion, the food being served looked very nice and was very reasonably priced. A good location to start on a pub crawl... More

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Berkshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Nicely presented meal, good value and friendly staff, food was very nice, clean and tidy place including the toilets, little beer garden at the rear for those sunny days. Good location and car parking, child friendly atmosphere. Everything you want for Sunday lunch!

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Address: 1 High Street | Old Town, Swindon SN1 3EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
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Purchased by The Barracuda Group and re-opened in December in 2009 trading as The Goddard Arms, a traditional yet contemporary pub offering great service, delicous pub food and varied range of drinks and ales.We have 17 guest bedroooms, all ensuite and offering the weary traveller a comfortable bed for the night. A tasty breakfast can be added to your stay for the morning, and we are excellenty located for links to the M4 the West Country.We have a truely unique private hire function bar called 'The Vault' down in the basement, and conference facilities in the previously used magistrates court. ... more   less 
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