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The Carpenters Arms

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“south marston”(6 reviews)
“the pub”(22 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on a Saturday night and had a great night sleep. Although the pub was busy, the rooms were well insulated so you couldn't hear the noise. The bed was comfortable and even though it was July, the radiator worked well!

1  Thank Laura G
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Stayed for 6 nights and enjoyed every minute. The location is beautiful and very quiet. Food is plentiful both breakfasts and evening meals. The ladies are all so helpful and accommodating. Nothing is too much trouble. I only gave 4* as the restaurant is shut...More

1  Thank 350Deborah_L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The rooms here are behind the pub with your own outside access. The rooms are extremely spacious & nicely furnished, you even get a sofa! The owner & her staff are very friendly & extremely helpful, (they even did us an early breakfast for our...More

1  Thank confusedddd
Reviewed 4 July 2017

9 of us from work had a 40th anniversary meal at the Carpenters Arms at lunchtime today, service was excellent, nothing was to much trouble for the staff. A couple of people wanted to vary slightly from the menu and this was dealt with without...More

1  Thank Sean P
Reviewed 28 June 2017

4 of us stayed at the carpenters on 24th june, we could fault nothing the 2 ladies that run it were amazing, the rooms were plenty big enough, water was always very hot in the rooms, and the beds/rooms were clean and so comfortable we...More

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Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$88 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Business Hotel in Swindon
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$88 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Swindon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"ideal as its just off A420 at Swindon as you approach from Oxford"
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"didn't use the motel facilities - just the restaurant"
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"All chalets are good"
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"All rooms are very quiet"
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