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Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham

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Haddenham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed two nights with excellent, characterful if compact room. The high ceiling made up for lack of air conditioning. Rambling character of the building pleasing. Had dinner two nights. Very high standard of food - only surprise was unchanged menu. Breakfast also special.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at The Swan for one night in August. Super relaxing - felt like we'd been there for much longer. The hotel is stunning having cleverly retained all of the original features while feeling contemporary. All the staff were really friendly (and this extended to a pre-arrival phone call the day before we were due to arrive) and despite appearing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having heard great things about the swan, we decided to try the restaurant but couldn't be fitted in, so ate in the brasserie. It was a little like an M&S cafe, with wonky tables and blue plastic chairs. The decor in the rest of the hotel was lovely, with squashy sofas and not too crowded. We were greeted warmly at... More 

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Chatteris, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful old English hotel 4* rating with the addition of a wonderful spa. Extremely helpful staff which who were very attentive . The food was delicious and not over expensive well recommended for a lovely break away

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

excellent hotel and spa. Food was wonderful staff very polite. Bedrooms lovely and clean but a little hot. Spa staff were wonderful and you were made to feel special . Would return any day and highly recommend to anyone. Lots of history and a beautiful village.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An almost last minute night away at this very nice hotel. Easy to find and pRk and the hotel is very picturesque in the old fashioned way. The bedroom was great and the bed extremely comfortable. Everything was really clean and staff very attentive. I had booked dinner in the brasserie but to be honest the set up with plastic... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful hotel at the bottom of a delightful high street.We parked outside the main door to ask where the parking was our bags were collected and by the time we parked they were in our room,we were escorted to our room with a running commentary on the history of the building (a very nice touch).The room was a good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were afraid it would be a smooth "churn them through" place, but how wrong we were. The staff are fantastic, the building extraordinary with the centuries of history patched together, the food (including breakfast) excellent. The main road is not at all busy, and Lavenham is so small the hotel is really in the heart of the village. Lots... More 

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JaneLarcombeBDM, Director of Sales at Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time at The Swan and we look forward to welcoming you back again, in the future. If I can assist you further, at any time, please do let me know. Kind regards Jane Jane Larcombe Business... More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hotel perfectly sized for height challenged people like myself!! There are many low doorways, but are well signposted with added cushioning just in case you miss the warnings! The rooms were large, old style, clean, beds were comfortable, amenities all worked and the bathroom was clean with a good shower over bath. Towels were white and reasonably fluffy. Food... More 

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JaneLarcombeBDM, Director of Sales at Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. We value customer feedback and appreciate your comments - thank you. I have shared your review with the team, as we would not wish to have a repeat of the wait time that you experienced on check-in and our staff should all be helpful and friendly at... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel in a beautiful medieval village in rural Suffolk. The service was excellent from staff but I would prefer them to be less formal throughout the hotel. We tried the formal dining experience in the Gallery restaurant where everything was very formal, as expected. Breakfast very nice, again excellent service. The food was excellent. lovely rooms and garden, we... More 

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JaneLarcombeBDM, Director of Sales at Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. We value customer feedback and I have shared your comments with the team. We look forward to seeing you again, when you come to experience Weavers' House Spa. If I can assist you further, at any time, please do let me know. Kind regards Jane Jane Larcombe... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestling in the Suffolk countryside, between Bury St. Edmunds and Sudbury, is The Swan Hotel & Spa in Lavenham, perhaps one of England's most iconic hotels. The Swan dates back to the 15th century when it played a key role in Lavenham's wool trade. Today it is a quintessential English country hotel and restaurant, proud of its achievement of AA 4 Red star, two AA Rosettes & Visit England Large Hotel of the Year 2013. Ancient oak beams and inglenook fireplaces blend beautifully with rich furnishings and fabrics to create the perfect ambiance for rest and relaxation. The historic old bar boasts a wonderful collection of memorabilia, including a wall signed by British and American airmen stationed at Lavenham Airfield during World War II. The Swan is a wonderful place in which to celebrate a variety of special occasions, including romantic weddings, christenings and family get-togethers. It is also a unique venue for seminars, meetings and conferences, where 15th century inspiration combines with 21st century innovation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham

Address: High Street, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Lavenham
Price Range: $127 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Lavenham Swan Hotel
Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham Suffolk
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