We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3 Alton hotels

Swan Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   High Street, Alton GU34 1AT, England
Hotel amenities
Swan Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Save
You added Swan Hotel to your Saves list
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Alton
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
David F
Write a Review

232 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    47
    81
    56
    33
    15
See reviews for
36
97
15
33
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (53)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (232)
  • Mar-May only
    (50)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (68)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (59)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (55)
All months
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had the pleasure of 3 nights here. Staff were fantastic. Our flight was delayed and with a very tired 4 yo on our hands, the gent at check in was more than happy to assist in helping us settle in by carrying up luggage to the rooms well after midnight. Fantastically located, with everything within a 2 min walk including... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
UK
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has the potential to be a really top notch hotel but unfortunately the rooms and upstairs area is looking very tired and with an upgrade can really offer a good experience and stay. The room itself is spacious and clean with a nice comfortable bed but could do with renovating. There were old tiles in the bathroom and decor... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Manchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive stayed at the swan a few times and have generally had good stays. The staff are friendly, the hotel is clean, the bar is very good and although the hotel although not luxurious, i find it a pleasant stay and comfortable. One of the best features of the swan is that being an inn it has a good bar... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Christchurch, New Zealand
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't intend staying here but a change in travel plans meant we had to stay somewhere in this area! Huge room with an even bigger bed. Old hotel but lots of character. Clean and comfortable. Nice staff. Good meals and outside tables which was good when it was hot - you have to accept that outside is where the smokers... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Derby, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on Friday 24 for the steam gala and first noticed the outside tables were surrounded by cigarette ends and litter. The room was clean and the bathroom spotless. Just small points were, no means of opening wardrobe door ie no knob or key and no fitting plug for the wash basin meaning the water soon ran out. The general... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Once again, a lovely stay at the swan hotel. Nice to see the same staff as before.. they even remembered my drink! Breakfast was excellent too, I had an omelette as I'm vegetarian and it was perfect. We stayed in room 6, which is up 2 sets of stairs but is a nice spacious room and at the back of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

No one on reception when I arrived. Waited awhile then found someone in the bar. The entrance and reception needs some work. The main staircase has dirty carpets. Remnants of food trodden in. Not good. Room was small and hot. Above the bar and overlooking the street. The small double bed was like a brick and all 4 pillows didn't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
essex
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

the Old English Inn hotel is comfortable and clean, as one expects from this chain. The restaurant is perfectly adequate and well priced, although we do feel that OEH hotel breakfasts are not as good as they could be, perhaps because most of it, especially the bacon, could have been cooked earlier and heated up. We were also unfortunate to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stayed for one night midweek. Main reception area dirty. Food and visible dust accumulating on the main staircase carpet. Extremely hot and no sense of any ventilation going on. Worst though was the shambolic way the whole breakfast affair was managed. Staff seemed to be in a different place mentally. Lots of forgetting to do the simple things like get... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We booked to stay 3 nights ( Friday to Sunday) as we were attending a family wedding nearby. Room advanced rate of £115 per night B&B. The room we were allocated was reasonably clean but it was very shabby, stuffy and smelled of air freshener. It was at the front of the hotel and very noisy from the road, even... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Swan Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Swan Hotel

Address: High Street, Alton GU34 1AT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Swan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Venere, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Swan Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Swan Hotel Alton

52 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (26)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (27)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (10)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay