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Buckley Flintshire Wales
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in August & found the staff very friendly, the bedding spotless & bathroom too. Breakfasts were ok. We knew it was a budget hotel so were not expecting the Hilton but it would have been so much better if there had been a chair in the room & a couple of hooks or towel... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at the Swinton Hotel. The lobby was warm and bright lit. The receptionist was friendly and welcoming. The hallway is a tad narrow but that is nothing important. Upon entering the room, I saw that it contained a big, spacious, clean bed with clean towels. The room was supplied with biscuits, tea and coffee, milk etc. Clean emptied bin.... More 

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Birmingham
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We needed a hotel to top-and-tail our Eurostar trip - so we stayed two nights separated by a few days. This hotel is a short walk from St. Pancras. The first night was truly terrible. Our room was on the ground floor, street-side, small and cramped but the linen was clean. Towels were a bit ragged. The door could not... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and comfortable Hotel. Perfect for a backpacker on a budget, if you just need a bed for a few nights while you visit London then the Swinton Hotrel will do. The bloke on reception was polite and very helpful. The hotel is also well located for all the amenities/Sites London has to offer, as is not too far from... More 

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Thank The_T-rex_Traveller
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They always say, you get what you pay for, but £86 for a night in london with breakfast, i didnt think was bad. BOG BASIC BUT CLEAN.breakfast was in a very small area with 5 tables of 4 and 4 tables of 2 so when everyone was sat eating we struggled to get out and to be honest it was... More 

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Thank Karlandjov
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked for a last minute business trip and the site came up with this hotel. The lighting was so poor I could not see to prepare for the next day, the room held a single bed only (no chair or desk or wardrobe), the bathroom door was like a wardrobe door with a large step up into it and... More 

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Thank Rebecca rowney
Orem, Utah
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't say this was a POSH hotel. Or swank. But it served us very well for our three days in London. It was close to so many things. The beds were comfortable, the sheets and towels were clean, and the staff was friendly and helpful. The bathrooms seemed recently remodeled and were mostly clean (the doorjams and corners could... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night on a friends stag weekend. Came down early in the day to get changed etc. Room was ready at 1230 which was why I picked this hotel as many others don't let you check in until 2 or 3pm. Short walk to Kings Cross tube means you can get around easily but the hotel isn't... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night midweek and first impressions were I have to say something akin to what The Hotel Inspector feels on a bad day, the halls are narrow and if you are claustrophobic this is definitely NOT the hotel for you BUT if you are looking for a clean bed to lay your head thats excellent value for... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I did not look at reviews. I want to encourage you to check the pictures. Location was awesome being so close to kings cross. Pretty easy to get anywhere. It is very dated. The stairs and hallways very narrow. The room was small which was expected, beds appeared clean, room smelled fresh. But rooms are also dated. They don't give... More 

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Additional Information about Swinton Hotel

Address: 18-24 Swinton Street, London WC1X 9NX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $77 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Swinton Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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