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    The Carpenters Arms Motel

    Old Vicarage Lane | South Marston, Swindon SN3 4ST, England
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 71
          US$ 71
          US$ 71
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          Overview
          • Excellent61%
          • Very good27%
          • Average2%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “the pub” (17 reviews)
          “nice pint” (2 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Wheelchair Access
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 85 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Popped in for a meal with the family booked in last minute. Got put in the dog friendly room. I don't have a dog but its good they offer this and the room was nice and pleasant, not the hair scattered smelly place I expected....More

          Thank hotelhype
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          I haven't been to the Carpenters Arms for sometime and the landlord/lady has changed & it was nice to be welcomed with a smile which wasn't the case with the previous landlord. 12 of us sat down for lunch and all the meals were served...More

          Thank Stewart G
          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          We went for an evening meal on the 25th march for 7.30 ordered drinks got them which was ok then ordered our meal waited and waited watching people coming in and getting served so starting to get a bit impatient and finally at 9.15 we...More

          1  Thank arnold144
          Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

          This place has real potential, which hopefully the new owners have recognised & have a refurbishment plan & a decent chef lined up. On a positive note the room & food & drink prices are quite low so if you're on a tight budget it...More

          Thank a8oeight
          Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

          We frequently go to the carpenters arms, lovely people, great atmosphere if you like a cosy country pub, fire is great! Food is fab if you are after a hearty warming meal - portions are large and reasonable! puddings are massive! Cannot fault this place...More

          Thank Amber A
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 62 - US$ 100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #2 Business Hotel in Swindon
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Swindon
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          "they have lovely ground floor rooms which was extremely important and situated in a quiet place plenty of..."
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          "Don't expect a late pint!! 😭"
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          "The double rooms are with the extra, although the member of our group that stayed in the single had no..."
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          "We did not eat here so cannot comment further other than on the food offerings."
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