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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had our Christmas Do at the Old Swan, on one of the themed nights - Great Gatbsy. The venue looked great, the food was very good and the wine was alright too! My only criticism would be that there was a long wait between starter and main, and a very short gap between main and desert, the timings could...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having stayed at the Old Swan Harrogate for three weeks, the customer service is appalling. Their main claim to fame is that Agatha Christie stayed at the hotel, well it would be fare to say she would be turning in her grave to be associated with the Old Swan of today. The service is that slow, one of our group...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here last week as my company had the Christmas do here. The room was clean, but a little sparse, and no climate control. The bathroom only had a shower unit, which is fine for me, but it was quite difficult working out how to get the water to a point that was either so hot I looked like I...

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Uk
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is an old classic , squeaky floor boards ,creaky doors. There are areas that could do with updating . The reception is nostalgic and would have been better if the open fire would be lit. The place was busy with parties over the weekend. The room size are good and the bathroom are newish, shower really powerful. The...

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North West
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely hotel, easy to park, central location. Clean room, fabulous bathroom. All good so far. The noise......guests from a function spent the whole evening outside the front of the hotel being loud (why it's the 2nd Dec and raining!) cars revving, radios blaring. Folk marching up and down the squeaky corridor slamming the fire door. The night porter person with...

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel could be a Yorkshire classic - location is brilliant and the building beautiful. Even the shabbiness, dark wood furniture and tired carpets could be overlooked in the interest of a nostalgic visit to a classic hotel. However, to carry this off the staff really need to be excellent. And they are not. They have poor training and poor...

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A family celebration, we were booked for the Murder Mystery evening and then a nights stay and breakfast . We found a parking space at the rear of the hotel, so it was a longer walk than we would have liked with our bags,even using the pedestrian path. The rooms we stayed in we all comfortable and clean. With the...

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice old character hotel ,staff helpful and friendly . Room perfectly adequate ,nice shower, tea making facilities. Stayed prior to seeing David Essex at conference centre ,convenient for there and centre of Harrogate. Good breakfast would definitely stay again

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Wylam, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have often stayed at the Old Swan on business visits to Harrogate. This time I found it rather an expensive let-down. My room was expensive and , though spacious, was gloomy and badly-lit and felt pretty dismal, with not a single opening window. Most windows were actually fitted with obscured glass and those which allowed me to look out,...

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent one night here to catch up with friends. This is a beautiful hotel where Agatha Christie hid away during her marriage crisis. Now for the bad points: for £122 a night I expected a better quality of service, the room was very drab and tired in appearance. I was staying in a room not far from the main staircase...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dating back to 1840, The Old Swan Hotel is one of Harrogate's oldest & most cherished hotels; its Victorian splendour and traditional elegance is complimented today by a modern & contemporary environment.The hotel boasts 136 stylish bedrooms and ten suites(Some featuring four-poster beds and roll-top baths),a restaurant and bar, nine conferences suites,free Wi-Fi access and car parking spaces.The hotel is in the centre of Harrogate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Swan Hotel

Address: Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate
Price Range: $121 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Swan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Old Swan Harrogate
Hotel Old Swan
Old Swan Hotel Harrogate, Yorkshire
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Harrogate
#12 Romantic Hotel in Harrogate
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for a room facing front”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherM533, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Our room was at the back which was very quiet.Although we had an executive double room.”
 of 5 bubbles paulg517, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a second floor room, the third floor rooms are tiny”
 of 5 bubbles mrslisadouglas, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“There are plenty of rooms. The hotel is in a quiet area and I imagine that all would be equally satisfactory.”
 of 5 bubbles FIRSTREVIEW2010, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“ask for free upgrade to executive room which is larger”
 of 5 bubbles lesleyr374, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
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