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Corby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been meaning to eat here for a long time and we weren't disappointed for lunch this week. The starter my husband had, the pear and stilton, was fabulous. We both had pie of the day, delicious but the portion size meant we had no room for desserts. Never mind we'll be back. Service was good and the Rutland beer was... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and i stopped here for a 2 day break to take in the sights of stamford. the room was a nice the only thing we didn't like was the bathroom and toilet were not within the bedroom,so if you have to nip to the loo in the middle of the night you have to go across a small... More 

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night and ate dinner. Room ok but window looked right on very very busy road. Cheap blind and net at window. Bathroom was separate and also separate toilet which was difficult as the doors were heavy and noisy. Great bed, very comfortable and fantastic shower. There was a good deal on the dinner and it was tasty... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a lovely night at the Bull and Swan whilst attending a family wedding. Room 6 was great apart from shower being broken. Lovely bed and bath was good. Service was great in the bar with nice selection of real ales. Breakfast was excellent. Overall would stay again but would prefer room away from the busy main road

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful overnight stay at this old coaching inn- the perfect base for exploring the beautiful town of Stamford as well as indulging in the delights of open air Shakespeare at Tolethorpe Hall. We were upgraded to a luxury room, which was amazing. Fabulous facilities, excellent food and friendly, helpful staff made our stay really special. Would highly recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed 1 night here. Nice dog friendly room (4) but traffic noise kept us awake, really busy road & hotel is bang on it! Bathroom got smells from kitchen fan & it's a bit of a strange layout as bathroom, toilet & bedroom are all separate with a curtain across. Ate in nice bar & dog allowed too. Husband had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. Very friendly cheerful staff. Brilliant location just up the road from Burghley House. Bar is really nicely decorated with quirky rustic furniture and brilliant wallpaper. Our room was lovely with unusual furniture. Fab bathroom with walk in shower and roll top bath. Nice touches with White Company toiletries and lovely white fluffy towels. Great dinner -... More 

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Howden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on our way back north to break the trip. A wonderful old hotel we where upgraded to a chic room which was fantastic.the staff food and service was excellent. Stamford is a great place to spend a couple of nights. We are thinking of going back for there 3 day Xmas break

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners describe the hotel as quirky which could imply something shambolic (Fawlty Towers), it is not. The decor is carefully (and wonderfully) sourced. The parts that must function, like the en suite, function. The bed was comfortable and the complimentary soaps, teas (White Company and Tea Pigs), etc are good quality. National Trust sandpapered, co-ordinated and chintzy decor is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This place is 400 years old on the outside and the inside and that brings with it A whole set of unique characteristics for this charming English Inn and pub. As an old Carriage Inn it is on the London Road so the rooms in the front might feel a little noisy, especially if you need to leave the windows... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once upon a time there was a drinking club at Burghley House. It was founded by The 5th Earl of Exeter in 1684 and it was called The Honourable Order of Little Bedlam. It had an eclectic bunch of members: The Baptist Earl of Gainsborough was known as Greyhound, The Hon Charles Bertie was The Stag and The Earl of Denbigh was Tyger amongst other nefarious characters. They would have drunk locally brewed ales, feasted on Burghley Estate and other local produce and created total bedlam. Things have a habit of coming round and we are delighted to invite you to dine on our local produce, sup our fine ales and obviously behave very, very well! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bull & Swan

Address: 24A High Street, Stamford PE9 2LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Stamford
Price Range: $111 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bull & Swan 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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