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The Swingate Inn and Hotel

TripAdvisorUS$ 78*
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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 78*
US$ 78*
US$ 78*
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Swingate as a stop over on our way to France, and we are so glad we chose this place. Ok some might say the rooms are a little bit tired and the garden is unkempt, but for thr price of £60 per night we could not fault the room as it was more than adequate the...

Thank davie50scotland
Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Swingate Inn is easy to find, 2 minutes off the A2 before Dover and 5 minutes from the port. The rooms are a little dated and the whole place is in need of a little TLC. That said the staff were friendly and the room clean and tidy. A budget hotel that fits the bill.... Cheap and close to...

Thank Kevin M
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find and convenient for the ferry. Overnight stop with an early check out for the ferry the following morning. Room was clean if a little basic. Water pressure from the shower was pretty poor. It was at 4am so I guess not many others using the shower to affect it. Bed was OK, mattress needed replacing. Just sunk...

Thank Graham I
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my wife enroute for the Dover ferry. My favourite dish is lamb kharai and I have ordered this at many restaurants all over the UK. The Swingate's version is well balanced (many restaurants use much too much onion) with plenty of tender lamb and a great sauce. Price? £8.75, almost unbelievable. Total, £44.50 for pompadoms, pickles, a starter,...

Thank playo2012
Crook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in a great position. Minutes from the ferry. Should be great, right? Wrong! I stayed here at the beginning of May after a long drive from Scotland. There was no access to food (the restaurant closes at 9.00pm and there's no room service, not even a sandwich!) Grubby room. In desperate need of redecoration. Worn and filthy...

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Booked this hotel prior to ferry crossing Great location and very clean room But the Indian restaurant Namaste was superb. Lovely welcome at reception. Excellent service and would recommend this place to anyone staying in Dover. Loved it ! Jean Chinn m.b.e

1Thank Jean C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

So handy for the ferry terminal. Very good Indian restaurant with an open kitchen and chefs who are prepared to adjust seasonings (heat) according to taste and also go 'off menu'. Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are OK but could do with a refresh as could the exterior.But who visits an inn to sit in the room?

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Overnight stop before the ferry, hotel is well positioned for the Ferry Terminal, the main reason for staying here. Room clean but very basic, best bit was the Indian kitchen in the back, curry was OK but as we live in the west Midlands it was always going to be a hard job on the curry side. Quite friendly, only...

Thank iain01Birmingham
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

It really depends what you are looking for. I have a high rating because the staff are very helpful, courteous, polite, friendly and make you feel welcome. The only downside was the bathroom. The room was large as we had a family room with a double and a single bed. Not all the stations worked on the TV but again...

Thank Monique D
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Being a five minute drive from the ferry's, this place should be a little gold mine and from the outside it looks like a traditional pub, inside it's far from it. The restaurant is Indian cusine and is well decorated. We didn't eat there if only because we'd had a curry the night before. The problem is the whole hotel...

Thank Rufuskymmie

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Additional Information about The Swingate Inn and Hotel

Address: Deal Road, Dover CT15 5DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Dover
Price Range: ₹ 4,619 - ₹ 7,390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Swingate Inn and Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Not sure you can pick, just get what is available”
, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Closed on Sundays!”
steveaF6617BC, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for early checkout when you get there.”
iain01Birmingham, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Find another hotel....”
ianbX3534BC, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at back are quieter than the front.”
741kerryg, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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