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The Swan at Thatcham

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An old style coaching Inn, situated next to Thatcham Rail station and the Kennet & Avon canal. Ideally located for Newbury races as well as travel into Reading, London or to the southwest. The pub has Six bedrooms in converted blacksmith stables, four doubles and two twins rooms all en-suite. The restaurant & bar serves traditional ales as well as food all day.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Eastleigh Airport31 mi
Heathrow Airport34 mi
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All reviews breakfast included in the price busy bar low ceilings portion sizes small window plenty of hot water close to the train station twin room very pleasant stay tea and coffee convenient location bed was very comfortable yogurt accommodation bath
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The swas has improved since the current landlord took over recently and it seems to have had a bit of a freshen up inside the only drawback is that more bar staff required urgently this is certainly noticeable on Saturday lunchtimes.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 38arangerover
Response from Nigel H, General Manager at The Swan at ThatchamResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi . Thank you for your feedback, we are getting there. Will will endeavour to operaye with more.

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to The Swan a few times with work colleagues and we’ve always enjoyed the cosy atmosphere. However. In the month of November The Swan has promoted £10 off your total bill, which sounds fantastic! So we kept ordering Prosecco bottles as we were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank James E
Response from Nigel H, General Manager at The Swan at ThatchamResponded 4 November 2018

Hi there.. as i explained to you thete was an IT problem. I didnt say am losing money, daid you were. Problem now fixed wirh it. See you for fizz Friday

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights too visit family stayed here before im afraid no more checked in told breakfast was between 7.30 and 9am .8.05 walked too breakfast doors shut staff standing around drinking tea they could clearly see i was at the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Trudy T
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Room small noisy and full of cobwebs the staff in the bar apart from one girm didnt know anythimng and the food was awfull.Also off duty staff arrived like they owned the place helping thereselves to stuff from the kitchen my plate was almost thrown...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Bill C
Response from Daniel A, General Manager at The Swan at ThatchamResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Bill, Sorry to hear you didnt enjoy your stay with us, We apologise that the team came across poorly to you and we will have a discussion with those involved.

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Stopped off for a quick bit of lunch whilst on a canal walk. Staff were friendly, food was ok but not overall impressed. Quite pricey for the portion sizes and the salad was dirty and definitely not fresh. A little bit of time and care...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Michael P
Response from Daniel A, General Manager at The Swan at ThatchamResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Michael, We apologise about the salad, we are a managed house and the portion sizes and prices are controlled by the company. Please feel free to contact us at the pub to discuss further

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"don't stay here"
billcM8433CW
20 Sep 2018
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"We stayed downstairs - I can imagine the room upstairs would be hot in the summer. We had our windows open..."
SandraN49
27 Aug 2018
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"Don't let them give you room 2! looking at other reviews they seem okay! must have been that room"
tiffanybW508WA
30 Oct 2017
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"Room 3 is disabled very good but dont have wet room it has loads of handles to help you in and out the bath..."
bbeal2016
15 Aug 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$62 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandThatcham
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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