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The Bull & Swan

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   High St, St Martin's, Stamford PE9 2LJ, England
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Stamford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for an overnight stay in August and was very pleasantly surprised. The room was fantastic lovely toiletries, old furniture, real character which is refreshing and rare these days. We ate in the restaurant, the steak was divine one of the best I have had in a while. Wine list good and well priced. Breakfast was plentiful and of high... More

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here on a Burghley Break deal. Comfy huge bed, fabulous shower, divine bathroom goodies, delicious food, delightful staff. Good quality tea, coffee and vodka provided! A proper teapot in the room, with a tea cosy - fantastic. No hesitation in recommending it and look forward to returning.

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, I’m pleased to read that you enjoyed the room and the amenities that we offer. I also trust that you took full advantage of entry to Burghley house as part of your package. More

Derby, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
14 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed on the Wine, Dine and Stay Sunday evening option which included bed and breakfast, plus dinner to the value of £60 and a bottle of house wine, all in for £150. The room was lovely and spacious (Stag) with a large bathroom with bath and separate shower. There were tea and coffee making facilities with Teapigs tea and... More

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

Our Wine, Dine & Stay offer is certainly proving very popular, as you mentioned it offers such great value for money. I’m glad you thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of this deal from the wine, food and accommodation. I hope to see you again soon More

England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed in Room 1 (Ram) for one night and had a very pleasant stay. Our room was lovely - very large with a big comfortable bed, attractively decorated and imaginatively furnished. The bathroom was also large and had a free standing, roll-top bath and separate shower cubicle. The room was quite hot as the hotel is not air conditioned... More

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, I am happy to see that you enjoyed the ‘Ram’ and his furnishings, many of which are custom made for us in India. Our entrance is indeed quite narrow so we do suggest The William Cecil for alternative parking and for those of us with a nervous disposition! More

Fareham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed here for one night as we were going to the battle proms concert at Burghley House. Ideal situation and in walking distance of the concert... rooms dated and dark but comfortable... i just wish they would have one mattress on a double bed and not 2 singles made up as one...very narrow entrance to the car park...but accessible...... More

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post us your honest feedback from your stay with us. I’m sorry to read that there were a number of flaws during your stay; we pride ourselves on our breakfast offerings and the feedback we get, so I am extremely disappointed that we seem to of let you down in this area, I... More

Melbourne
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173 reviews 173 reviews
74 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. A small hotel right in the heart of Stamford. Our room was spacious and well set out, bathroom adequate. The only issue we had was the room did get stuffy, no air con just a fan. The bedding was a doona without a sheet so you either slept with a heavy doona over you or... More

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the whole team who work tirelessly to make sure that every guests stay is as enjoyable as your own. We are currently looking into various air conditioning options that will make a huge difference in the future and I would love to see you again to experience this. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My visit here was superb! This is a throw back to the coach house days with a modern touch, eat atmosphere, lovely staff and great choice of beer. Our room, with it's warped floors and old furniture was a real pleasure to stay in. My only regret is that we didn't take the dogs, who would have been welcomed not... More

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review, I’m glad everything was to your liking. I hope to see you again in the near future; dogs included who will certainly be made welcome at The Bull & Swan. More

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Travelling from London, I arrived at the dead of night and couldn't have got a kinder or warmer welcome from the night porter, who I'd managed to get hold of via the sister hotel The William Cecil, just up the street, to let him know I'd be there about 1.30am. Shown straight to my room, it was clear it was... More

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback and apologies that you missed your alarm call due to your unplugged phone, I do hope you made your conference in good time. I’m happy to read that you enjoyed the many quirky touches which we include in all of our rooms to help create that personal touch you mention. I look forward to... More

Newcastle
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Stayed last November, apologies for not reviewing sooner. Stayed in the ram room, excellent, lovely room, great bathroom with walk in shower and roll top bath. Very clean. Great service in the bar and restaurant. Ate there for lunch and dinner all not notch. Gods breakfast particularly the full English but rather small kipper portion! Would recommend.

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

I’m very happy to read that you found the time to share such great feedback, it seems you had a fantastic break and I will be sure to let the whole team know they did a sterling job. More

Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed for three nights in June 2014. We had a lovely room in the old style, very beautifully decorated. The bed was very comfortable and hugh, the biggest we have seen in England. The only small complaint we have about the room was that it became noisy in the evenings because of the bar below. Except for that the... More

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James C, Manager at The Bull & Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you very kind words with us regarding your recent stay, I really do hope to welcome you back next time you are in England More

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Address: High St, St Martin's, Stamford PE9 2LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Stamford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bull & Swan 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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