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Macdonald Swan Hotel

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Overview
Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RF England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews feature room executive room lake district black pudding walkers bar night porter lovely hotel evening meal the general manager four poster bed cooked breakfast one night stay breakfast was excellent helm crag great weekend enjoyable stay short break
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We have had another great stay at this hotel with thanks to Anthony and his team. We would recommend a stay at this hotel, it is in a great location within short walk to Grasmere Village, excellent public transport to both Ambleside and Bowness one...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The hotel is full of character and a really comfortable place to stay. Our room was near the back of the hotel and had a great view. The walkers bar had a good selection of beer and was cosy. Breakfast was great and cooked to...More

1  Thank Andy K
Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Andy K thank you for your kind review following your recent stay with us. I have passed your comments onto the whole team and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future regards Antony

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second stay here. 3 nights from 4th November. Lovely relaxing hotel. Staff were great and went out of their way to look after us. Nothing was too much for them. The food was great and always nice and hot. It’s a 10 minute walk...More

Thank NewMarskeMike
Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear NewMarskeMike thank you so much for your review following your recent stay with us. I have passed your comments on to the whole team and we all look forward to welcoming you back again soon regards Antony

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel seems to be declining, senior staff are less than helpful although the more junior foreign staff do their best, even with poor English! it is now accommodating coach tours and, as it is a small hotel, they take it over making us feel...More

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Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Leslie M I am disappointed to hear that you did not fully enjoy your recent stay with us at the Swan. It is never our intention that a guest leaves with anything but a pleasurable memory. As the most senior member of the team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opted for a one night stay on our way from Scotland to the South of England. Great hotel not far from the M6. We treated ourselves to one of the feature rooms - it was a lovely four-poster. Room was a good size and bathroom...More

1  Thank scottheald05
Response from Antony O, General Manager at Macdonald Swan HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear scottheald05 thank you for your review following your recent stay with us at the Swan I have passed your comments on to the whole team so that we can iron out the issues raised We all look forward to welcoming you back to the...More

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Description
Built in 1650 as a coaching inn, and mentioned in a Wordsworth poem "The Waggoner", Macdonald Swan Hotel, Grasmere is one of the oldest hotels in the Lake District. Nestled in the Cumbrian countryside, with More views across the Fells, our cosy and inviting hotel is ideal for walkers and cyclists. With open sunny vistas in summer and blazing log fires in winter, it's the ideal base for exploring the wonders of the Lake District National Park. Afterwards, relax with a delicious meal in our restaurant or enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the Walkers' Bar before retiring to a traditionally - furnished, comfortable room. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Romantic
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Romantic
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
38
Price range
US$89 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Swan
,
Macdonald Swan Grasmere
,
Macdonald Swan Hotel Grasmere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Romantic
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
38
Price range
US$89 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Swan
,
Macdonald Swan Grasmere
,
Macdonald Swan Hotel Grasmere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
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Traveller (218)
Room & Suite (60)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Burnsey47
24 July 2018|
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Response from baggy4711 | Property representative |
no you have to walk into the village for bars ..but we have a nice one
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700LouiseB
13 January 2018|
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Response from 234PaulB | Reviewed this property |
Cross road opposite then straight down. No more than 5-10mins.
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103DebbieH
5 November 2017|
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Response from Kellydave1 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah they were I think only on the first floor
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Room Tips
"Avoid room 15, air -conditioner noise."
algie77
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"Treat yourself to a feature room!"
scottheald05
2 weeks ago
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"Rooms at the back are away from the road"
ovalball13
10 Oct 2018
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"Best views at side and front of property."
loz673
16 Aug 2018
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