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Old Swan Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First we must congratulate the staff at the hotel, especially the waitresses at breakfast - charming and nothing seemed too much trouble. But... we can't understand how the rooms are ranked. Normally one would expect an executive room to be larger (when we looked on...More

Thank Richard F
Response from David R, General Manager at Old Swan HotelResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and kind feedback regarding the team. The hotel dates back to 1840 and as such all of the rooms vary in size and also in size of the bedroom & bathroom, glad you brought it to our attention as we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice common areas, great place for groups, parties etc, but what the hell😲 is a FETIVAL We come to Harrogate every year and stay in appartments opposite the Old Swan, so stop in for a drink, it’s great when the weather is good. There is...More

Thank KevinGaltrey
Response from David R, General Manager at Old Swan HotelResponded 3 days ago

Apologies for the typo on behalf of the festivals organisers but how does that justify a 3 out of 5 rating for the hotel??!! Seems a tad unfair... David

Reviewed 4 days ago

Chose to stay at this hotel because it's a 2 minute walk from the centre but far enough away that you're not disturbed by late night revellers leaving any clubs. It was quite a last minute decision so only a small double room available. Room...More

2  Thank EastYorksJackie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Old Swan for afternoon tea. The hotel is beautiful, the staff friendly and the service excellent. It was great to enjoy a leisurely meal in the middle of the city, yet feel like you're in the middle of the countryside. A...More

2  Thank JBL500
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night whilst visiting the Great Yorkshire Show.So close to the town centre this hotel is an oasis of calm ,surrounded by lawns ,a lovely place to sit on a hot sunny day.Parking was plentiful.Our room ,a standard double was clean and...More

1  Thank sally g
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$103 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Romantic Hotel in Harrogate
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$103 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Romantic Hotel in Harrogate
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (372)
Room & Suite (127)
Dining (30)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Mel030
17 July 2018|
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Response from David R |
Yes free WiFi is available in the public areas and bedrooms
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Dunk B
14 April 2017|
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Response from Katie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, ours had an iron
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karannaphil
2 April 2017|
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Response from David R | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your query, our one night Murder Mystery events usually finish around 10.30-11pm. We do weekend events sometimes which include accommodation. Let me know if you would like to book and I will happily make... More
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"There is no A/C so lower floors are cooler and worth avoiding the SW facing rooms, especially the ones with..."
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"rooms on first floor seem the best."
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"State clearly what you want. The single room was very spacious."
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"Ask for a room with a view"
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