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Tiptree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel was booked by friends, and told that it's a little grubby . Yes it's grubby but the staff are friendly and helpful,as a group of ten we all enjoyed our stay . Food was great service fantastic . One room had not been serviced but was offered a discount . We will be returning hopefully after the refurbishment in...

Thank walkerjames4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well I have to say I love this place, even thou it's now under going it new look, still the staff are friendly and full of fun, food was great and to top it all we sat next to a open fire which was so nice,the room was clean and spot on, and breakfast was lovely. Well done Antony Harris...

Thank littlelynne73
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The hotel is going through what seems to be a total overhaul. Not before time. We weren't told in advance about the building work or that the car park was totally closed so we had to park in a public car park away from the hotel. The room we stayed in was fine but everything was very tired. What is...

1Thank Julie C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed here as part of a group booking for a family gathering and were pleasantly surprised after reading some of the reviews. It seems that the rooms are a little hit and miss, ours was nice and spacious, decorated in an old English style in keeping with the property, although in need of a little modernisation. As a group...

Thank Gemma T
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had an excellent night at the Swan in Thaxted. The room we stayed in (no 16) is in need of refurbishment, which is par for the course at Old English Inns. That said, the room was clean and the bed comfortable. We have stayed here several times before and prefer the rooms in the pub itself. The meal was enjoyable...

Thank Ben460
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

House red wine was a very nice Cabernet Sauvignon but sadly food didn't follow suit. I ordered the fish pie but shortly afterwards decided I wanted to try something from the special festive menu so tried to change my order. I was told it was too late even though it could only have been 90 seconds since I placed my...

1Thank samstent
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I had booked the hotel on a good deal. The hotel was value for the money and the room, service and ambience exceeded my expectations. I arrived late; I could still have dined but I was not really hungry. The choices for breakfast were varied. I contemplated the full English breakfast but caught sight of Eggs Benedict, which left me...

Thank Simon_C_Surrey
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Lovely hotel, staff are amazing and really helpful. The rooms have character but bathroom needs refurbishing. Quaint little town with gorgeous building. We was in room 7 opposite the church and a busy road, the church bells chime every hour and the road gets quite busy but did not stop us really enjoying our stay.

1Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Hotel was good gor the price, it is clean and tidy, with very helpful staff. I would stay again. The room was quiet, I did not realise that the village was on a flight plan until the next morning after I had left the hotel.

Thank Dave H
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Room comfortable,spacious and quiet,the rooms especially the bathroom could do with a refurbishment. Staff were friendly and we particularly felt that Joan who served us breakfast in the morning is a great asset to The Swan, she made us feel very welcome and really accommodated for our 7month olds needs. Thanks for a nice stay

Thank KatyPrice23

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Swan
The Swan
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Swan

Address: The Bull Ring, Thaxted CM6 2PL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Thaxted
Price Range: ₹ 4,096 - ₹ 8,275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Swan 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Request rooms 3 or 4”
 of 5 bubbles 719gemmat, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the pub itself”
 of 5 bubbles Ben460, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you don't mind road noise go for a room at the front, lovely views.”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms seperate from the hotel were very good,”
 of 5 bubbles davehC5499OH, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“some rooms in courtyard will be quieter away from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles roberth554, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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