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Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AR, England
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carole J Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to The Swan Inn. It is an old coaching inn/ pub right in the centre of Sturminster Newton. The rooms are comfortable, wifi and hair dryer and drinks tray/kettle provided. Also the room had a fan for cooling as the weather was hot. No a/c. Bathroom clean and acceptable but all could do with updating.... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a pristine, immaculate hotel you won't find it here. If you are looking for a friendly, homely, welcoming, wonderful breakfast then this is the place for you. Very good pre visit communication to my questions via email, we booked a double room and a single room (for elderly mother). When we arrived her room hadn't... More

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (and I) have stayed here many times over the years, and so as our last night of our house move from Dorset we picked to stay here. At first we were a little disappointed as It was always a bit up market, and standards did appear to have slipped. But as the night progressed we realized that things had... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

................ good in (most) parts! The village situation was lovely and the room comfortable and cosy with a comfortable bed. Being over a pub the noise would be a nuisance for some, like us, who want an early night. As we have earplugs it did us no harm and we slept fairly well on both nights. The criticisms we had... More

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I found the Swan Inn a delight to visit, the landlord/lady and their staff are very helpful, pleasant and very welcoming. A great pub with good live music most weekends and open mike nights and folk Sundays once a month. All in all a very friendly place to visit with nice food. I will be back very soon.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Visited for a quick coffee, expected something more to reflect the exterior, dissapointed with interior,very quiet, no atmosphere, a pub with rooms is more like it, they need to up the anti if they want to compete with the competition,not what I expected!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After being recommended to The Swan as a family friendly I couldn't believe ,Probably the worst food ever and cold with terrible service and a very very very rude LANDLORD would not recommend to any one

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Iwerne Minster, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We went for lunch to The Swan on Friday last week just to give it a try as it looked quite nice looking place and I really wanted to find somewhere new to go as well. The inn is really quite nice inside with a traditional pub look with plenty of seating in the main bar. There is also a... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

When deciding to book pub accomodation you do so mainly for convenience and generally accept that they may be some minor disturbance. This pretty pub is certainly convenient, set bang in the middle of town overlooking the centre. The breakfast was perfectly adequate but the chef/waitress was unsure what earl grey tea was or how to make it and, bless... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The Swan Inn was not overwhelmingly busy for a Sunday lunch at the beginning of August and only had 3 roasts on offer and nothing else. That said we had small portions which were more than adequate with well cooked meat and vegetables and seconds of a gravy jug! I saw large portions being delivered to the next table and... More

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Address: Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sturminster Newton
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Ranked #9 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Sturminster Newton
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