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Bedford Swan Hotel

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Birmingham
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For a short stay, it is a nice hotel, bedrooms are lovely, new smart TVs and free wifi are useful, bathroom as good as expected. The bar and restaurant rooms have a traditional old-school hotel look which is appealing in this price bracket (much nicer than another dismal Premier Inn style place) The outside terrace bar was ideal on the...

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Hertfordshire, UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good things: our group was welcomed and the staff were helpful. Not so good: service did not match the high-quality of the environment. Odd: we ordered coffees/teas and ordered our food to follow, but everything arrived at once. Would have been better to have the drinks first, while we waited for food, instead of having to wait for everything. Even...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have had afternoon tea here which was excellent but,have also had lunch here,attending an 80th birthday. On arrival no one was offered a drink and the vegetables were hardly cooked. Restaurants need to supply child sized cutlery,little hands cannot cope with normal sizes; colouring books/papers and crayons would also be a good idea.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was a loverly day. The outside bar and seating area was very inviting. After standing at the bar for a couple of minutes we were told it was table service. We sat down and after over 5 minutes decided to leave. No waiter came to us, and no sign of tables being cleared or served. Shame as it has...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Decided to book an overnight stay here after eating in the courtyard many times during the summer. Got a deal with booking . Com and decided to upgrade the room. This was a good decision as the checking out wasn't 11am but 1pm this meant more time in the pool and a chilled , slow checkout! The breakfast was well...

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Thank Steve_Off
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a Saturday night ,all the reception and bar staff are a credit to the Swan hotel and Bedford it's self. The rooms are probably around a 3* but the breakfast more than makes up for the room shortfall.

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Thank Stuart M
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say about this Hotel, first impressions, Very welcoming with friendly staff, the hotel has a nice feel about it. The room was very clean and the bed so comfy, the hotel is a little shabby in places but I loved it, some people have complained about bar prices, I wouldn't say they were expensive at all, the...

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Thank SarahTGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked into this hotel as we we will be attending a wedding ceremony today so thought this would be easier to stay here. When you come in it looks nice people sitting around having afternoon tea with scones and clotted cream lol not really me but each to there own. We went up to our room it corridor Had...

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Thank Kim W
Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely looking hotel once inside. Old stone walls. Large breakfast room which has nice views across the river. Good breakfast with plenty of choice. Bedrooms are clean as you would expect. Decent price when compared to the larger chain/group hotels. Would recommend when in Bedford

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Thank Weberman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place, full of character, room spotless, staff so lovely couldn't of done much more for us in fact even let us have a mooch round the main room as a walk back through time. river view bar really nice drinks reasonable and was lucky to be blessed with some sunshine. Shower hot, bed comfy and aircon in room. Make...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bedford Swan Hotel is situated in a stunning town centre location overlooking the river and just 30 minutes from central London. Steeped in character and history yet fully refurbished to meet the needs of both our corporate and leisure guest The Swan provides outstanding hospitality expected from a 4 star Hotel. REST Enjoy a perfect night's sleep in one of our stunning bedrooms with thick soft duvets, contemporary fabrics, throws and cushions, signature wall papers and stylish furniture. Air conditioning is in all rooms as standard along with flat screen 32 inch LCD TV with in - room entertainment offering a wide range of up to date movies and high speed internet access. EAT We offer a fantastic range of dining options including the fabulous AA rosette awarded River Room Restaurant and relaxing lounges. 24 Hour room service is available daily and in the summer enjoy al fresco dining or drinks on our terrace overlooking the river. All our food is freshly prepared by our highly skilled team of Chefs. SPA: Our stunning Roman bath inspired pool and Jacuzzi provide the perfect way to unwind after a long, busy day. Our fully trained therapists also offer a wide choice of treatments including Swedish massage, Decleor facials and luxury OPI manicures. MEET: The Hotel is the ideal destination for conferences and meetings. Tailor made to suit the individual requirements of all our customers. CELEBRATE: With its superb location and stunning setting, the Hotel is a popular choice for weddings and functions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bedford Swan Hotel

Address: The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range: €87 - €165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bedford Swan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 113
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Bedford Swan Hotel Bedfordshire
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#4 Business Hotel in Bedford
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“River view rooms are a lovely view but the ones without can be quieter.”
222StuartM, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a river view.”
986junef, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Arrive early for an easily accessible parking space.”
  • Includes robes and, yes, that's a bidet.
  • Spacious double room
  • Comfortable bed
  • The lower floors have sight of the river, but upper is better
Hajster, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room away from family rooms, with river-side views”
128nicko, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a riverside view”
439charlied, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
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