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Bedford Swan Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedford
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had booked a spa day at the hotel followed by afternoon tea... Apart from the jacuzzi not working we couldn't fault it. On arrival, staff were very friendly. We started with a swim, followed by a couple of treatments... The staff were lovely. A very relaxing a friendly environment. I'm just recovering from a chest infection and have a... More

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated in a beautiful building right on the riverfront in the centre of Bedford. It's an old coaching in and it has been tastefully transformed into a hotel. The receptionist was helpful and friendly and the lounge and other communal areas are clean and beautifully decorated. Our room was on the third (top) floor. For the price... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A "soiled" dressing gown in the room made us question the thoroughness of housekeeping. The breakfast was cold and the speed of clearing tables in the terrace bar was poor. Reception sent us back and forth to the car with confusing advice about parking. Otherwise a nice stay but not as good as expected for the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely little room located just off the breakfast bar, the heating was top class. The decor was also sublime the coat hangers and glasses of boxes really gave it the room a lift. We had a lovely strol on the roof top terrace. All in all a great stay for a very reasonable price. Negatives - one... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had one of the luxury rooms and it was lovely, clean tidy and the bed was comfy. We only had breakfast so can't comment on rest of the food but breakfast was brilliant, lots of choices, good food and lots of helpful staff. Forgot there was a pool so didn't bring appropriate attire and as such can't comment on... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Swan for a hen weekend and contrary to the reviews here we had a wonderful time. We had a two course lunch prior to going for our treatments and all the staff I met were polite and pleasant, in the restaurant and the spa. We met up again for drinks on the lovely terrace which overlooks... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family of 6 we were really looking forward to staying in what we thought was a 'suite' room (being told that was our only option being 6 of us) - looking at the photos on their website, it looked fresh, plush and roomy - well what a disappointment, it was drab, cramped and the carpet was disgusting -... More

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hornchurch
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed as a couple last weekend and quickly discovered that we were staying in a weding venue, not the luxury hotel that we had booked. Beautiful views, but not much good if the terrace is closed for a wedding. We had to take our drinks to our room for some peace and quiet. Parking is on hotel premises but... More

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halifax w yorkshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've given up staying at this hotel for business as it became hard work. The rooms are very outdated and riddled with annoying maintenance issues. A long time corporate customer, my room rates rose massively whilst the quality dwindled. The final straw was when the receptionist lied to me about me not being in what was clearly a smoking room.... More

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bedford Swan Hotel was the perfect venue for our 40th wedding anniversary lunch. The food was delicious and the service friendly, efficient and attentive. A most enjoyable occasion for us and our guests.

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Address: The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bedford Swan Hotel 4*
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