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Reading, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two visits this month - August - one for lunch and another one for dinner both time it was a disappointment. Not enough choice for ales or main dish. Most of the friends of my son had very poor opinion about the quality of their food, however mine was not so bad but having said that there wasn't much to... More 

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Thank Pannalal
Dan and Tracey B, General Manager at Tawny Owl, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, all comments, good and bad, are always received gratefully. We have recently changed our menu to incorporate the direct feedback from our guests, however, we do understand that our choices may not always suit everybody. We are sorry that the standard of the meals were not up to your guests... More 

Plymouth
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Ideal location halfway on our journey, room very spacious twin and large ensuite with bath (shower over)- good to have the choice. Plenty of toiletries. Friendly welcome and quick check-in. Beds comfy. Despite being on a junction with the ring road, it was remarkably quiet. Breakfast one of the best we've had, freshly cooked to order. Would definitely stay here... More 

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Dan and Tracey B, General Manager at Tawny Owl, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, your comments have been gratefully received and we have passed on your comments to our team. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Dan & Tracey More 

Noblesville, Indiana
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57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I loved this place. The B&B part was very comfortable and for being above a pub/restaurant it wasn't that noisy. It was worth the money and the food was excellent and service good. Being American we had a few issues with our vehicle and the GPS and one of the employees was kind enough to come out to the car... More 

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Dan and Tracey B, General Manager at Tawny Owl, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, your comments have been gratefully received and the team member you mentioned received a big thumbs up and a couple of drinks on us! Thanks again and we hope to had a great stay here in Britain. Kind Regards Dan & Tracey More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited Cotswold last month. Booked one room for one night at Tawny Owl, Swindon. Did the booking online. We wanted a room for 3 adults and 1 child. But there was no option of a child while booking online. When we reached the hotel, first we could not locate the reception. Then realised it was inside the bar, where... More 

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Thank NilGB
Dan and Tracey B, General Manager at Tawny Owl, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave your comments, all feedback is important to us, good and bad. Please accept our full apologises for your bad experience. I can appreciate that some evenings can be difficult with check-in's due to the volume of local guests over week end evenings. We do try to encourage a clear route to our office... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food ...yummy Steaks! The breakfast was huge the nicest I've ever tasted... You even get Black pud and four pieces of bacon....!! Set for a king to eat(or my large husband) Child friendly day/eve great play park. Room was spacious clean fresh,we all slept well on a busy Saturday night,noise wasn't a problem at all!! Friendly staff ... Have... More 

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Dan and Tracey B, General Manager at Tawny Owl, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to leave such a great review. Dan & Tracey More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Great little place above a nice pub. Very clean and quirky rooms at a reasonable price. Only issue was a noisy generator outside my room, that woke me up a little bit too early. I would definitely stay again.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Disgusted with unprofessional service.went through bar to get our taxi and a man punched me and knocked to floor. Iam. Disabled and now have a broken shoulder. My husband tried to stop and 5 men punched and kicked him in head and your staff refused to ring police and kicked us out when we were assaulted. Never got. To pub... More 

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We were travelling back from West Wales and could not get accommodation in the Cotswold area. We were told we could get accommodation in Swindon and came across the Tawny Owl. The restaurant was packed but a barman showed us the rooms at our request. The staircase was shabby and off putting, but the rooms although dated, were large, clean... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Very poor service unfriendly staff and very pricy bought two drinks of Carling didn't have much change from ten pounds and drink was poor in taste felt very conned also drink glasses were dirty. Won't be visiting again!.

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Lucinda_2228
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Went for a meal at this pub, the girl on the bar was incredibly rude to say the least. We were having hot drinks and when we went to get the food menus the girl said you can't sit there you need to move, we asked her were and with huge amounts of attitude she mumbled off some places we... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Tawny Owl

Address: Taw Hill | North Swindon, Swindon SN25 1WR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
Price Range: $63 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tawny Owl 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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