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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Conveniently located in the heart of Old town, dead centre on Victoria Road, bang opposite a bus stop, Swandown B&B is one of the best-located and reasonably priced hotels in Swindon. I reached this place at 11 PM but the management was kind enough to accommodate me well past the closing time of the front desk. There are quite a few eat-outs close-by and a few of them are open till late in the night, so that saved the day, for me ! There's a Morrisons around the corner for all daily needs and a pub around the corner, for problems that a Morrisons can't solve ! The Brunel Shopping Centre is also at walking distance from the hotel. The room size was a tad small but the rooms were functional - a wash basin with hot water on tap 24x7, a flat-screen TV, a work-table, an open clothes-rack to keep/hang clothes, room heating, and a comfortable bed with clean bed linen. While the room was far from luxurious, it did the job, and most of all, was decently priced given the superb location. I was staying there for business so the free wifi was a Godsend, given that my phone wasn't connecting to my laptop for some reason. The breakfast was basic - fruits, yoghurt, vegetarian samosa/omlette options, milk and 4-5 different types of cereals and toast slices. The basic room didn't have an en-suite toilet but the common bath/toilet were very well maintained.

All in all, a well managed, well-located, functional B&B with warm staff, that's budget-friendly, too.

Room tip: A room towards the back would be nice, as it's quieter at night.
Date of stay: May 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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1  Thank thewanderingf00die
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

I stayed in this B&B for a week on a work trip.
The rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable and the breakfast was good.
There is a downstairs lounge with comfortable sofas an a desk.
The Wifi worked well in my room and in the lounge.
The owners were very helpful and I would recommend this B&B.

Unfortunately, due to work reasons, I needed to leave at very short notice.
The owners were very understanding, although I would have preferred to have given them more notice.

Room tip: I stayed at a room near the rear, which was quiet at night.
Date of stay: February 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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1  Thank Dr_Tom_Locum
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Booked single room to see group at The Vic just up the road, ideal location. greeted by owner, nice clean en suite, TV coffee maker etc. Recommended Fratellos Italian restaurant down the road which served excellent food. Would definitely recommend and use again if in the area.

Date of stay: September 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Thank gavin1954
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swandown, Manager at Swandown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2015

Thank you for your kind review and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stayed for 2 nights September - 2015. The included breakfast was really nice and the service was spot on. The family who run the hotel are really friendly. The location is very close to the old town and down the hill is a whole host of restaurants, a cinema and main Swindon high street. Very clean rooms and accurately pictured on their website. The Wi-Fi was fast and the bed was good quality.

Date of stay: September 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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1  Thank Simon W
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swandown, Manager at Swandown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Thank you for your kind review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and also able to use the various amenities of nice restaurants, pubs, supermarket and theatre on our doorstep. Hope to welcome you again if you are area.

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Had a last minute change of plan to visit Swindon pride , we were looking for a room for 3 and we found just want we wanted here , very nice big room , it was just what we wanted , the price was very good two - nice B&B happy pride Swindon , just about to go down for breakfast- and then drive back to Bicester

Date of stay: August 2015
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank Chriscub
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