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Bedford Swan Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
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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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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at The Bedford Swan for three nights last week. My room (186) was modern, clean and comfortable. The breakfasts were good and the evening meals I had and room service were all nice. Absolutely no complaints with anything. I must add that every member of staff I had contact with were professional, helpful and friendly a real credit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was lovely. My room was quiet, comfortable bed, tea facilities, TV etc. It had a very nice bathroom with a bath too. I enjoyed swimming in the pool which is an interesting shape which makes up for it being on the small side. Lovely jacuzzi too. They offer all sorts of spa treatments but I didn't have time... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here when visiting family in the area as we were all going out in town so wanted a central hotel. The website looked like the hotel would be fantastic and, to be fair, our room was ok but the problem was with our bathroom. There was pink mould on the tiles, you had to climb over the toilet... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to use the roman style pool and jacuzzi. It's a beautiful place to go for a swim and relax, we found the facilities excellent, very reasonable price only paying £5 each. There was 6 of us using the facility. My friend and I enquired about using the pool two weeks prior and were shown around by a very... More 

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Wellingborough
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went here earlier this week, the riverside bar is in s beautiful spot and there are plenty of seats. The waiter service is good quick. I had a ham hock sandwich which wasn't that good especially for £10. Still the location is worth experiencing

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked afternoon for 5 for an occasion, as it was a nice day decided to ring and ask if we could have it outside and was told if we could find a table free, accepted this and when we arrived we found a table. As soon as we sat down we were told the service for outside was not the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Terrace Bar is a favourite with my mum, who is 92 and in a wheelchair. The ambiance is lovely and she loves to look out over the river. The food and drink are really good. The niggle, and the reason we probably won't go back is that the disabled toilet facilities consist of hikacking the gents toilet block and... More 

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently attended the Civic Graduation Luncheon hosted by The University of Bedfordshire. Both the food and the service were excellent. Plenty of good comments from fellow Bedfordshire Mayors. With the number of events attended it is always a good show to impress 'The Chain Gang'. Well Done and Thankyou!

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Bedford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have just returned from a visit to the Terrace Bar to celebrate his birthday. It is a lovely setting and very comfortable, where you can relax in view of the river and watch the world go by. Lovely friendly, and what is more, prompt service from Sabrina on our arrival where she gave us time to... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Bedford Swan when visiting Bedford for work. The hotel was easy to find, not too far from the station. On arrival check in was easy. The room was quite small but fine. The bathroom was also fine although the shower water pressure was quite bad. Used the spa which was quiet and really nice although you... More 

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