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Swan Hotel

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High Street, Alton GU34 1AT England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews high street old english inns watercress line weekend break superior room car park comfortable hotel eggs benedict no lift town centre smoked salmon real ale bar and restaurant large room lounge area hot breakfast enjoyable stay
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Reviewed 3 days ago

so glad we chose this hotel from the moment we arrived until we left we were looked after extremely well. couldn't fault it it is in the centre of town which was great because we are disabled. lovely ground floor bedrooms. warm and cosy there...More

Thank Rosaleen A
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded today

Hello Rosaleen, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you had a lovely stay and were warm and cosy. We are very sorry that the toast and hot beverages were a slight trouble for you. In the future I'd recommend just...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a family meal, the bar was a nightmare to get a drink as only 1 person serving and 4-5 people waiting to be served. I had the calamari to start, could of done with a bigger portion as I only got 3...More

Thank simonrobbo14
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Simon, I am sorry to hear that you didn't have the best experience. In the hospitality industry it can be a struggle for staff sometimes which is out of our control but I appreciate that shouldn't have effected your experience with us. I have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a colleague stay at this hotel last month and have received our card statement to find out that we have been charged twice! I had been trying for over a week to talk to someone to give me a call back and no...More

Thank Heeni C
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Heeni, I am disappointed to hear that your card was charged twice when staying with us. It's not often that we make a mistake like this. I hope you have had this finally resolved. Toby.

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Had a one night stop in Alton. Booked through TripAdvisor - no problems. Good location, car park, in the middle of the High street area. Checked in - lovely room - large, clean - massive bed, bathroom was modern, very clean and everything functioned. Room...More

Thank kkishmak
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded 9 October 2018

Hello Kish. Thank you for the positive comments. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and everything was clean. We hope to see you in the future. Toby.

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We stayed at Swan Hotel for one night at the weekend and the hotel was nice. The room was really nice and spacious, with a new bathroom, and was clean and tidy. There were a couple of small things (the shower curtain rail seemed to...More

Thank Becki G
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded 24 September 2018

Hello Becki, Thank you for the polite review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I am glad to hear the constructive criticism and we will look to improve on ensuring that we don't miss out any requests in the future. We...More

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The Swan Hotel Alton near Farnham and Basingstoke, is located in the Hampshire town of Alton with easy access via the A31 making it an ideal base if visiting Farnham, Aldershot, Winchester, Basingstoke. The Swan More Hotel dates back to the 16th century and was a main stage on the old London-Southampton coaching route, and the Swan Hotel has been catering handsomely to passing traffic since the 16th century. Tradition has it that the poet Edmund Spenser, Sir Francis Drake, Queen Elizabeth I and the Earl of Essex all broke their journeys here. Another famous guest was Lord Nelson. Our guests include many people of sense and sensibility - that is to say, devotees of Jane Austen, who make their pilgrimage to her cottage in the Chawton, where Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, were both written, during their stay with us. The cottage now is a popular tourist attraction and museum dedicated to Jane's life and work. Today the Swan Hotel is popular with locals and travellers alike and along with the new refurbishment is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$86 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Swan Hotel Alton
United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
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US$86 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Swan Hotel Alton
United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
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28 August 2017|
Response from JulianandGerry | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann, I don't think they do, but best to call the hotel to check, as it's a lovely place to stay!
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Yes they do have a small car ark. Best to book.
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"I didn't see any lift, so maybe not suitable for those with mobility problems."
21 Aug 2018
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"Go somewhere else"
20 Jul 2018
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"Take some ear plugs if you intend to sleep with the window open."
19 Jul 2018
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"Stay on the ground floor-it is surprisingly quiet and then you don't need to climb stairs!"
3 Apr 2018
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