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“Great Relaxing Getaway”
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The Swan Motel
Ranked #6 of 18 Hotels in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence
chatham ont
2 reviews
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“Great Relaxing Getaway”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

we had yet another wonderful weekend at The Swan Motel in Stratford Ontario Canada, it is comfortable, relaxing and just far enough outside of Stratford to be quiet and serene. The people who own the motel are very friendly and accomodating. The price is right and we will be reserving this coming week for next summer during their music fest month starting in July.........Stratford is a great place to visit, Shakespearean Festival, beautiful lake to take walks by and most of all The Swan Motel ........we enjoy our visits their and I know you will too.

Room Tip: all the rooms are good but we always get room with 2 double beds and it is very roomy and comfortabl...
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Good value . Pleasant surroundings, lovely garden to sit in on a lovely fall afternoon. Room is snug but very clean and offers all the basics needed for an over night stay. Very close to downtown and easy run to theaters and restaurants. Very friendly management.

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Erin, Canada
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Reviewed September 29, 2013

We stayed here based on the T.A. reviews. A bit disappointed. The room was clean but the place is definitely dated. Room had a bit of a funky odour. I think I would rather pay a few dollars more and stay somewhere a bit more modern.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2013

A real motel where you drive up to your room. We preferred the room with two beds. So much more room. Larger bathroom. Extra sink. Not much extra money. We found the one bed room cramped. Spotlessly clean. Excellently maintained. Colleen is delightful . Black Angus restaurant for breakfast is half a block away. As tasty as anything in Stratford for breakfast... but no lines. Take a right, then a left at the light and a left at the next light and there's a Boston Pizza and a 24-hour McDonalds. Good range of satellite TV stations. The TV in the two-bedded room is larger too. Comfortable bed. Too cold to swim in the pool or sit in the garden surroundings.

Room Tip: Take a room with two beds even idf there are only two of you. More room. An extra sink. Bigger bathr...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Port Colborne, Canada
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

This a great place to stay when visiting Stratford. The rooms are immaculate and well maintained and the beds comfortable. The owners are very friendly and very knowledgeable about the area and the theatre. It was our first time stay, but over coffee and muffins in the morning, it was obvious that many other guests have been coming for years, and they almost seemed like a part of the famiy! That speaks volumes! The motel is a couple of miles from the centre of town and is very quiet. I had forgotten how convenient it was to be able to park outside of your room. We plan to stay here again.

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Sudbury, Canada
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

Nice clean mom and pop motel to stay in. Owners very friendly and helpful. Well maintained room and grounds. A quiet place as you are not in downtown but it is close enough to town and easy to find. The beds are very comfortable to sleep in. I have stayed in a few places in Stratford each with there own charm, but this is a great and a nice place to stay................
Would stay again.

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Victoria
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Such a friendly place! Very well priced, clean and comfortable. Everything we wanted; nothing extraneous to get in our way. The gardens and pool area were welcoming--too bad the weather was cool. Muffins and coffee in the morning was a pleasant bonus as was the opportunity to chat with fellow guests and compare play reviews. Short drive to the theatre and restaurant district.

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Property: The Swan Motel
Address: 960 Downie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 6S3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Stratford
#3 Family Hotel in Stratford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Swan Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For over 40 years our family has been graciously welcoming theatre patrons to our special place. Enjoy a quiet, adult atmosphere nestled in a private country setting just minutes south of the Avon/Studio Theatres. Twenty-four tastefully appointed non-smoking rooms with fridge and complimentary wireless Internet. Stroll among captivating gardens and shady nooks; enjoy our sparkling pool and elegant Victorian gazebo. Share the afterglow and plan your day over complimentary morning coffee, tea and muffins. ... more   less 
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