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Bedford Swan Hotel

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Overview
The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner decided to stay in Bedford for the night on a whim. The Swan looked really nice, and don't get me wrong the building is awesome, has a lovely location beside the river and staff were reasonably friendly. I was then told...More

2  Thank burdockman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here this week after the Great North run to treat ourselves to a little R&R. Ryan the new F&B manager had taken care of the reservation and planning for me after a phone call the previous week. We were met by very friendly...More

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived in Bedford and returning as a visitor The Swan was always the hotel I had wanted to stay. You can’t fault the location, being at the end of the High Street and a two minute walk to the new riverside area with cinema...More

Thank Matchingnailvarnish
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for somewhere about an hour from Burghley Horse Trials (as finding anywhere nearby was out of the question) which was also dog friendly. I couldn't have found a better place! The location is lovely, right by the river with lovely walks for...More

Thank Kerry J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, some parts are very old, others not so much which I guess wont have as much charm as the room we had. Our room was very large double with a - sort of - river view - if we looked over the flat...More

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Description
The Hotel is situated in a stunning town centre location overlooking the river Ouze and just 30 minutes from central London. Enjoy a perfect night's sleep in one of our stunning bedrooms with AC, flat ...More screen 32 inch LCD Smart TV, and high speed internet access as standard. We offer a fantastic range of dining options (all of our food is freshly prepared by our highly skilled team of Chefs), including the fabulous River Room Restaurant and relaxing lounges. 24 hr room service is available, and in the summer enjoy Al Fresco dining or drinks on our terrace overlooking the river. Our fully trained SPA therapists also offer a wide choice of treatments. The Hotel is the ideal destination for conferences and meetings, and is tailor made to suit the individual requirements of all our customers. With its superb location and stunning setting, the Hotel is also a popular venue for weddings and functions. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
113
Price range
US$ 70 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
113
Price range
US$ 70 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
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Traveller (362)
Room & Suite (250)
Dining (54)
Pool & Beach (38)
Amenities (38)
Family and Play Areas (12)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
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Mikayla25
12 May 2017|
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Response from Officerincharge | Reviewed this property |
That's a shame. Read all of the reviews and then judge. There are some individuals out there who have no idea how to treat hotel staff and expect Ritz service for McDonald's prices. These are the reviewers who only make... More
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Theofficemanager40
5 May 2017|
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Response from Nigel W | Reviewed this property |
No smoking inside the hotel.
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Derek G
4 February 2017|
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Response from Lizz R | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park. £5 for an overnight stay if you're a guest.
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Room Tips
"Up on the third floor (at the back, so no river view) was quiet."
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"very noisily any part of hotel"
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"Ask to see a room before choosing."
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"If the weather is warm do check that the room has good air-conditioning as some rooms seem to have better..."
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