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    Macdonald Swan Hotel

    The Swan Hotel Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RF, England
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    31/12/2017 1/1/2018
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    “feature room” (30 reviews)
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    “executive room” (24 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I booked and paid extra for an executive room, I dread to think what a normal room looked like. The room was pretty basic. Had a cracked sink! The bed was really comfy and the bar was nice and homely. I paid £18 per person...More

    2  Thank sarah14preston
    Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear sarah14preston Thank you for your review of the Swan hotel, Grasmere following your recent stay with us. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay and would be grateful if you would contact me at the Hotel so that I can discuss...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This hotel is difficult to navigate if a person is even mildly lacking in mobility- so many stairs and ups and downs to get to the rooms. The bar prices are ridiculous, the evening meal was very good but a bit pricey. There was confusion...More

    1  Thank james854
    Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear James854 I am sorry that you did not enjoy your recent stay at the Swan Hotel, Grasmere. If you would be so kind as to contact me at the Hotel I would like to discuss your reservation in more detail regards Antony

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife booked a few rooms for her mums Birthday as a surprise. Leading up to that one of the family members ended up in hospital. At one point we had to cancel the room as it looked like they couldn't make it, then at...More

    Thank cheshirejohn81
    Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear cheshirejohn81 thank you for the review of your recent stay with us at the Swan. I am so glad that you all managed to make it in the end (including the dog). The whole team and I look forward to welcoming you back again...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed for a weekend this November. First impression was great: walked into the hotel's reception room to be greeted by a warm cosy room with a fully functioning fireplace and very helpful and polite staff. The hotel has multiple reception rooms with fireplaces which made...More

    2  Thank rtzp
    Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear rtzp thank you for your recent review of the Swan. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and the whole team look forward to welcoming you back again soon regards Antony

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I found the staff here generally very nice and welcoming. On arrival I spoke at length to I think a French gentleman on the reception. The hotel itself is surprisingly large and I was at the back which was (generally) quiet. The room was decorated...More

    1  Thank Fivestarcomfort
    Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Flvestarcomfort thank you fro your recent review of the Swan. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and equally that you did not fully enjoy your meal in the restaurant. I have certainly bought your comments to the attention of the team and...More

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    Debbie H
    5 November 2017|
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    Response from Kellydave1 | Reviewed this property |
    Yeah they were I think only on the first floor
    4 August 2016|
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    Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
    Yes fairly sure dogs are allowed at a charge
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    "Rooms at the back are quieter although rooms at the front have better views with more traffic noise"
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