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Swain House

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Swain house is an exceptional b & b the rooms are clean, warm and beautifully decorated! Lovely bath & shower, the breakfast, is wholesome and locally sourced food! Lovely lounge and dinning room that you can enjoy in the evening with a nice bottle of wine, in front of a log fire! Highly recommend and returning in the Summer, great...

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Jason R, Owner at Swain House, responded to this review

Hi Scottie3366, So glad you both gad a nice time when you stayed at Swain House this week... Really pleased you like our little place too! Happy Birthday! And looking forward to seeing you again in the summer! Kind Regards, Jason

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing evening at Swain House last night. The host, Jason was attentive but also gave the space and privacy needed for a break away. Lovely walks along the coast, G&T and cider in pebbles bar and a great Indian restaurant. Fabulous room with double ended slipper bath and even fresh flapjacks on the tea tray. Yummy pancakes...

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Jason R, Owner at Swain House, responded to this review

Hi, I'm so glad you both and a nice stay at Swain House... Thank you for the lovely comments about your room, really is most kind... Hopefully see you both again, next time you need a break wit some lovely walks along the coast! Thanks again and I hope to see you again soon... Kind Regards, Jason

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed three nights at Swain House and had a lovely time. The house is beautifully decorated with amazing attention to detail. Our bedroom was very comfortable, very well appointed with a superb bathroom. Breakfast was delicious and Jason is a brilliant host. We will be returning.

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Hi Michael, I'm so glad you both enjoyed your long weekend three night stay at Swain House! Love that you like the detail in your room and the superb bathroom... Very kind of you... Thank you for your comment of breakfast being delicious, I do hope it set you both up for your long walks on the Quantocks and coastal...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I've just stayed at Swain House with my little girl (toddler) on my wedding eve and I am chuffed to bits I found Swain House, it was absolutely perfect. Jason is a wonderful host, nothing is too much trouble and he is ever so friendly. He was kind enough to let me have some family members, hair and makeup ladies...

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Jason R, Owner at Swain House, responded to this review

Hi Rosie, Wow thank you for such a lovely review... So glad you enjoyed your breakfast in your room, of the blueberry pancakes with maple syrup! And most pleased you love our decor at Swain House. I can't believe you have taken the time to write such a lovely review on your way to your Honeymoon! Amazing - thank you!...

Sussex
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a longer than expected drive but was worth it as Swain House is just gorgeous. Loved the rooms - so stylish - the murals are fantastic, the bathroom beautiful and I covet the flagstones in the hall and lounge! Beds very comfortable. Breakfast was yummy and all in all wish we'd stayed longer. Very relaxing stay.

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Jason R, Owner at Swain House, responded to this review

Hi Martmich, So glad you had a nice stay when you came to Swain House. Very pleased that you love our rooms and murals and thought our bathrooms are beautiful! Do come and stay again and make it longer for another very relaxing stay! You are most welcome! Kind Regards, Jason

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. Spent so long splashing around in fancy bathroom in soundproofed room we nearly turned into fish. Breakfast was a good one. Not rushed and well cooked. Bed was banging. Five stars all round especially Jason the host who just added to the whole relaxing experience.

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Jason R, Owner at Swain House, responded to this review

Hi Ozwald, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. So pleased you both had a good night when you stayed at Swain House. Come and stay again anytime! We're not too far from you for a quick getaway! Thanks again... Kind Regards, Jason

London
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Many aspects of this boutique B and B are excellent. It is centrally located but without parking - this is just a few minutes walk away in a public car park which is free from 6pm to 9am. The bathroom was really lovely, freestanding bath, rain shower, great toiletries and nice towels. The bedroom was very nice and the bed...

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Jason R, Owner at Swain House, responded to this review

Hi shelley9London, Thanks for taking the time to write a review of Swain House. Sorry you feel it's not perfect we try our upmost to be the best Boutique B&B we can! Glad you like our bathrooms with our really lovely freestanding slipper baths, rain shower and REN skincare toiletries... Love you find our 5 star hotel beds comfortable, sorry...

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Fabulous 'B&B' , 2 minutes from Watchet Harbour. Designer and owner, Jason, has lovingly restored this building into a very stylish Boho style space. The four bedrooms are beautifully decorated with ensuite power shower and roll top bath. The lounge is a wonderful experience where you can relax with one of Jason's many art and design inspired books before you...

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Jason R, Owner at Swain House, responded to this review

Hi Abi L, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm so pleased you and your husband had a nice time during your stay at Swain House. Glad you had fun exploring the beaches for fossils, and the mineral line. I hope the parcel arrived ok, if you are ever in the area again please...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Right in the centre of Watchet, what a find. A unique, boutique hotel, beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. Very friendly host. We enjoyed two days of superb sunshine and walking, great to come back to a comfortable bed and great facilities. Very Good breakfast! Would recommend this hotel, and Watchet, to anyone.

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Hi NigelSHill, Thank you for taking time to write such a nice review. So glad you enjoyed your two days of sunshine and walking when you came to stay at Swain House. Next time you both fancy another short break, do come back! Thanks again. Kind Regards, Jason

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Simply put, Swain House is wonderful. Understated quality, privacy and hearty breakfasts to set you up for the day. Exactly what you want from a B&B. The rooms are spacious, the interiors are thoughtfully and beautifully designed and everything is very good quality - especially the bed, bath and shower! It's the perfect place to come back to after a...

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Hi Loosecannonlondon, Thank you every so much for such a wonderful review! Most kind! So glad you had a good time while staying at Swain House in July. Hopefully the next time you want to take in the beauty of Exmoor walks you'll come and stay here at Swain House again! Many thanks! Kind Reagrds, Jason

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swain House is a luxury Boutique B&B in a recently restored Victorian shop and town house in the ancient harbour town of Watchet, Somerset. The house four expansive rooms designed for indulgent getaways, each has, a king size bed, with fine crisp white luxury cotton, high spec en-suite bathroom with a freestanding roll top slipper bath, walk in double tiled shower, piles of fluffy white towels, pure cotton waffle bathrobes and luxury toiletries by REN. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swain House

Address: 48 Swain Street, Watchet, Exmoor National Park TA23 0AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Watchet
Price Range: €174 - €210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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