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Goddard Arms

1 High Street | Old Town, Swindon SN1 3EG, England
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Ranked #26 of 31 Hotels in Swindon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks 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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A number of us visited on a Saturday lunchtime. 4 of us ordered breakfast, the pub wasn't particularly busy. Three full English breakfasts arrived within 10 minutes. The presentation, size and taste was good, unfortunately the 4th breakfast never arrived. After chasing it up twice it arrived taking 40 minutes. It's not the fact that the breakfast was late, simply... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here this week during a trip to see some friends and family in Swindon. Meals were great, even the ones which were on offer at 2 for £10.50, which you'd normally expect to be cheaper and smaller. This is one of those genuine offers where you actually get some value for money. Great staff, fabulous old building, recommended... More

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rotherham
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very modern bar in an old,historic building.We stayed for a saturday night. We found the bar area to be really nice in the daytime and well used and lively in the evening.Our room was acceptable for the price we paid but it was well ready for a refurb.The breakfast in the morning was shocking, with hindsight we should have thrown... More

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

I came to Swindon for a friends birthday celebration and this pub came recommended. Being a hotel above a pub at a cost of £50 per night, my expectations weren't very high, but I was pleasantly surprised. Check in was easy, although could do with some signage to highlight that's where you need to check in. The rooms were small... More

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folkestone
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and myself have stayed here on many occasion, and we used to love it, but each time we stay it just gets worse.We stopped eating breakfast here as i don't like snotty eggs and raw bacon, which is a shame as the main menu is great.Our last stay which was 17th of september was just awful, the window... More

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Swindon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

had a lovely evening in here, comfortable and not too rowdy like the rest of the town. Menu looked very appetising and there was a good choice of drinks on offer all at a reasonable price. comfortable surroundings and friendly staff/

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Having recently stayed in the Goddard Arms, I thought I should leave a few thoughts. Plus points - Bed Was comfy, housekeeping staff friendly and efficient, Plenty of hot water and nice fluffy towels, decor is pleasant (though a bit dark) All in all my stay was a good one though I do have a few minor gripes which if... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Booked a weekend in Wiltshire at short notice and this was the only hotel available at a reasonable price. The hotel has a pay and display car park to the rear, residents do not have to pay make sure you obtain a permit when you check in. We were accompanied to our room by a member of staff who explained... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Ate from the main menu three times, everything was very high standard. No complaints on the food but drinks were quite pricey. The restaurant has a vibrant atmosphere and always seemed quite busy. Our room was a bit noisy from the road but all in all a great trip to old town.

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 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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Address: 1 High Street | Old Town, Swindon SN1 3EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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