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Lydney House

Norwich Road, Swaffham PE37 7QS, England
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Ranked #1 of 6 Swaffham B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ellen M Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here on many occasions. It's always a pleasure. A nice quiet location with lovely, high standard rooms. This is a quality hotel with a family feel. Always my first choice and wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We had a wonderful overnight stay at Lydney House. We were warmly welcomed by out host David and shown to our very clean and comfortable room. On arriving back after our party we enjoyed a few drinks in the well stocked bar before retiring to our warm room for a wonderful nights sleep. Wifi is not great in the room... More 

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Cayton, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
22 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at end of November 2014. The host was extremely welcoming, coming out to our car (in the rain) to help carry our luggage to our room. Wow, never had that before - fantastic. The room was warm and comfortable. Breakfast - rate it amongst the best we have had (and that includes some 5 star... More 

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Buckhurst Hill, Essex
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our second time at this cozy little hotel while enjoying a weekend getaway in Swaffham. Warm, friendly, with everything you need. Lovely spacious Georgian rooms with new superb bathrooms, and comfy beds. Great little bar that even has real ales on tap. Awesome breakfast to soak up the excesses a night out at Swafham's great restaurants & bars. We'll be... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed for one night last weekend whilst visiting family in Swaffham. As soon as we parked up the owner came out to take our bags and welcome us. Our room (number 5) was spacious and well-equipped (apart from the usual tea, coffee etc, there was bottled water and glasses) and the beds were extremely comfortable. The furnishings are country... More 

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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Best place in swaffham, my footballing mates and I stay here every year, wouldn't stay anywhere else. sarah and david are very helpfull, and always take time for a chat. I have been coming down to swaffham for 30years from yorkshire , with my football mates always made welcome by all in swaffham.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely find, warm reception on arrival, warm cosy bar. I booked a single room as I was travelling for business, I wasn't disappointed, spotlessly clean, very comfy bed. Can't recommend highly enough.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lovely comfortable place to stay. Excellent breakfast again and lovely hosts. previous reviewer who called it just a guest house doesn't know what they are talking about: I have stayed in room 5 twice now and the traffic is really just a murmur. Regarding the wildlife - don't book a country hotel then! Speaking as a lone traveller it is... More 

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Masham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We arrived late in the afternoon without a booking, and were warmly welcomed. Our room was just lovely, very comfortable and clean. We were made a coffee and delicious home made cake, which was very much appreciated after a long drive. Walked a short walk into town for dinner. Breakfast was delicious and very promp. Loved the house and grounds.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Your heart doesn't leap on approach, confronted with worn out Tarmac drive, weeds sprouting from the guttering and flaking pointing in the bricks. BUT the welcome is very affable and warm and mine hosts are always on hand ? Too much, such that every coming and going is acknowledged. Our bedroom was large and shabby and the ensuite was a... More 

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