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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very disappointed with the suite. It's not a suite..simple. The bed was very hard, as were the pillows. The shower was not warm and it dribbled out on both mornings. Sealant is missing around the bath and the general appearance of the bathroom was outdated and poor. I discussed the issue of a cold shower and poor water... More 

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Bristol
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The swan is a nice hotel in a good location on the river. The public areas are pleasant - Tudory style, with nice bar and seats to sit around reception / public areas. I found my room dated and not very comfortable, it was also small. Had dinner in the restaurant which was very nice and again has a nice... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Bedford Swan on the night of 13 August following our daughter's wedding. My husband tried to check in before lunch but was told that no non-smoking rooms were available at that time, but that one would be ready when we returned that evening. We duly checked in after midnight, only to find after... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent several nights here whilst on a L.J. Edwards of Hailsham coach trip. Bedrooms spacious with all expected facilities. Clearly some difficulty with bringing an old hotel up to date for disabled folk like myself but they have tried and the staff were always willing to help if required. Food was very pleasant and the breakfast buffet all you could... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights. Great location with stunning views of the river and close to some fab resturants and the city centre. Hotel is an old style hotel but it's clean and quite beautiful in its own way, luckily we booked a superior room with views of the river which we definitely recommend otherwise the standard rooms face the... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent just one night here as we were going to an evening rugby match in Bedford. Reception staff were welcoming and we were given our room immediately although we were a bit early. Car park had plenty of room. Room was smallish but clean and adequate for a one night stay. We knew we wouldn't be back from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter took me to The Swan as a birthday treat and what a treat it was! The selection of sandwiches, cakes and sweets were delicious and plentiful. We were not able to finish the spread but it didn't go to waste. The waitress parcelled up up the remains in a Swan shaped goody bag and we took it home... More 

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Magrathea
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 2 rooms for my sister's wedding in August 2016. We booked a suite for us back in February and a twin room for our children in June. When we walked through the door of "Suite 336" we thought we were extras in a New Harry Potter film. Admittedly they had put a sofa in the room and a... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just visited the terrace bar for lunch for the first time was very impressed. We were greeted by Sophie very welcoming took our drinks orders very promptly and left us to peruse the menu. Food order was placed and came out in a very timely manner. It was fantastic the pork cheeks were really tasty and the beef and... More 

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Cambridgeshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night for a wedding. The room was nice and spacious and the bed was so comfy. If only I could have slept - it's really quite noisy with people up and down the corridors, slamming doors, and hearing the next doors extractor fan going on every time they switched the light on. I had a... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bedford Swan Hotel is situated in a stunning town centre location overlooking the river and just 30 minutes from central London. Steeped in character and history yet fully refurbished to meet the needs of both our corporate and leisure guest The Swan provides outstanding hospitality expected from a 4 star Hotel. REST Enjoy a perfect night's sleep in one of our stunning bedrooms with thick soft duvets, contemporary fabrics, throws and cushions, signature wall papers and stylish furniture. Air conditioning is in all rooms as standard along with flat screen 32 inch LCD TV with in - room entertainment offering a wide range of up to date movies and high speed internet access. EAT We offer a fantastic range of dining options including the fabulous AA rosette awarded River Room Restaurant and relaxing lounges. 24 Hour room service is available daily and in the summer enjoy al fresco dining or drinks on our terrace overlooking the river. All our food is freshly prepared by our highly skilled team of Chefs. SPA: Our stunning Roman bath inspired pool and Jacuzzi provide the perfect way to unwind after a long, busy day. Our fully trained therapists also offer a wide choice of treatments including Swedish massage, Decleor facials and luxury OPI manicures. MEET: The Hotel is the ideal destination for conferences and meetings. Tailor made to suit the individual requirements of all our customers. CELEBRATE: With its superb location and stunning setting, the Hotel is a popular choice for weddings and functions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bedford Swan Hotel

Address: The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range: $99 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bedford Swan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 113
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