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The Swan at Hilborough

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Last Sunday, I went to the swan inn, it was one of the best Sunday lunches I've had in a long time. There was amazing service and wonderful staff. There was a very polite man doing the carvery he offered 3 types of meat all perfectly presented/cooked, there was a wide choice of vegetables. After the incredible main course I... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and i popped in for sunday lunch lovely food very polite waitress and very helpful i noticed they helped one of your regulars who was disabled by getting his food for him and making him very welcome which is nice to see now-a-days will be coming back

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Thank bobby243
theswanhilborough, Front Office Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Hello Bobby, Thank you for your review about our Sunday lunches and waiting team. I am happy that you enjoyed the food and are looking to return, our carvery on a Sunday is very popular so when you would like to book please just give us a call and we will book you a table. We also run our full... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in the area and had been recommended to eat here. Being out of the way we did not expect the standard and quality of food and service that we received - it was fantastic and easily the best food we have had for some time! I would recommend it - fantastic meal supported by good service and... More 

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Thank Barry W
theswanhilborough, Front Office Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Hi Barry, Thank you so much for your kind review, we're delighted that you enjoyed your visit so much. We have an extensive menu and plenty more smiles to offer, so we hope to welcome back to The Swan in the near future. Kind Regards, Anneka. More 

London
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57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good - we ate here several times during our week long visit to the area. Nothing was too much trouble for the chef. Dog friendly and children friendly. Very helpful staff. 5 star hygiene rating - very important to me!

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Thank Chocolateloverlondon
theswanhilborough, General Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, i am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the area and that we could help to make it good for you. Our chefs are all very flexible with the menu and try to cater for any dietaries or special requests... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for a night and asked if we could upgrade to the barn and wow 2 bedrooms sitting room free wifi and a kitchen.The swan is on a busy road but plenty of grounds to walk your dog friendly welcome ,chatty bar staff and a lovely cooked breakfast evening meal lovely and plenty of choice of beverage and as it... More 

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theswanhilborough, General Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Hi Phil, Thank you for your review, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and liked our two-bedroom apartment barns. The barns are well-equipped and spacious for couples and families alike and with the added benefit of backing onto the grassed area and large car park they are handy for those bringing dogs, as you mentioned. I'm glad to... More 

Canterbubble
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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice spacious comfortable apartment in converted barn, away from pub so nice and quiet, but road quite busy. Lovely pub with great food and drink. Pretty good value for families with older children or groups. Would stay again.

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theswanhilborough, General Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Our apartments in the converted barn are very popular with families and groups whether it be for one or more nights, they allow people to be staying in the same place yet have their own space. They have recently been decorated and upgraded so i am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We would... More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I stopped here on a Saturday evening en route for Sheringham. They were already busy but found us a table in the back. Service was quick considering the volume of people and the food was delicious. They have an excellent gluten free menu, including great pudding options. Will definitely be returning. Good idea to pre book if... More 

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Thank GardeningRose
theswanhilborough, General Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review your meal with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed the food especially the gluten free menu as this was only introduced, alongside our bar and specials menus, at the beginning of the year and it is wonderful to know that it has been a success. When designing the gluten... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night for business, it was excellent. I booked on hotels.com and couldn't be happier for £65 a night. Room was great and staff were brilliant - Carleen was fantastic, this was far better than a holiday inn or premier inn. Only want would be be air con but I did stay when it 30'c outside on... More 

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Thank radl1982
theswanhilborough, General Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your very kind review, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass the comments on to Carleen who I am sure will be happy with the special mention. I am glad that you were happy with our standards of service as it is certainly one thing we pride ourselves on. Sorry... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We came to Norfolk to visit some friends & stayed at The Swan. When we are arrived we were welcomed by warm & friendly staff. We were shown to our room, & we were absolutely delighted when our room turned out to be a small apartment within a barn conversion! The apartment was really cute & nicely presented. The hotel... More 

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Thank EEH1
theswanhilborough, General Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we always appreciate hearing about our guest's experiences and it is lovely to know that you enjoyed your stay in the barn. We have just had all the two-bedroom apartment barns refurbished and redecorated so it is really nice to know that the extra investment is paying off. I am glad you enjoyed our traditional... More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a night while on business in the local area. The room was great, more like a suite with its own sofa and table. The food in the adjoining pub was good wholesome fare and not pricey. A great little place to stay.

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Thank John S
theswanhilborough, General Manager at The Swan at Hilborough, responded to this review

Hi John Thank you for your review and i am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us The room you stayed in is one of our suites, which we have 2 of, and they are very popular with our guests. Thanks again Paul Nelson More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Swan at Hilborough

Address: Brandon Road, Hilborough IP26 5BW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Hilborough
Price Range: $68 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Swan at Hilborough 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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