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The Swan at Hilborough

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Brandon Road, Hilborough IP26 5BW, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Third stay at the Swan Inn, previous stays have been good. Had we known there was going to be a live band playing and no food served we would have looked elsewhere. The outdoor bbq was mediocre, but oven chips really? On deciding to turn in we were kept awake by a group of drunk 20 something's sat outside on... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, we've been here since Saturday. Got a two bed converted barn flat and brought the kids, the dogs and all. The flat is lovely and overlooks a beautiful scene right behind the Inn. The staff are brilliant, the food is top notch and even though it's basically right on the road, it's so quiet. We lived it and do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an extensive search on trip advisor by my husband to find a good pub to take my 92 year old mother in law to lunch we settled on The Swan. What a good find! We were served by a smiley friendly waitress and the beer and food were both very tasty. We will definitely return when next in the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Called in at the Sean on the way to Langham Norfolk I had planned to eat at 20.30hrs but I was just north of lakenheath and the whole area was desolate about 15 minutes later we came across the Swan it was very busy for a pub in the middle of nowhere and the food proved why I had whitebait... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

food was good but one of our party of 6 food was cold when arrived took nearly an hr to arrive staff rude asked for a cusion for hard seats was ignored, deco very rough wifi hit and miss we stayed on camp site at pub but not recommended as very noisey and can only access toilets and shower when... More 

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east anglia, uk
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Popped in for a late light lunch en route to Mundford. What a little gem this is. Lovely menu, but only wanted a sandwich, but they were delicious. Plenty of filling, nice little salad and a handful off risks, bu the bread, fantastic Granery, light as a feather ,and very fresh...next time must have a cooke all.....oh, and then beer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I have just stayed four nights at the Swan hotel at Hilborough in the middle of Norfolk. The accommodation is to a high standard and my room was comfortable, very clean and had everything I needed. For breakfast each day, there was a wide range of choices and you could have whatever you wanted cooked deliciously and efficiently. For supper,... More 

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Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We paid extra for a suite which was in a converted barn/out-building. It was very warm and quiet, had plenty of storage, good TV and immaculate bathroom. The meal that evening was excellent. The bed was so comfortable we had a good night's sleep. Being behind the main building seemed to cut down any noise from the main road. Breakfast... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

What a wonderful lunch we had on Sunday all lovely and fresh . The staff made our visit pleasant they were all very friendly and helpful. Ale good too. What a lovely place to eat and drink seeing we were only passing . We will return again soon .by the way there is accommodation to stay over night we will... More 

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Lowestoft
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A very enjoyable break . We stayed overnight, and found every member of staff friendly and helpfull. All our requests were met promptly with a cheerfull "can do" attitude. Please pass on our thanks to all your staff. One very minor niggle - there were only two real ales available.

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