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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel could be a Yorkshire classic - location is brilliant and the building beautiful. Even the shabbiness, dark wood furniture and tired carpets could be overlooked in the interest of a nostalgic visit to a classic hotel. However, to carry this off the staff really need to be excellent. And they are not. They have poor training and poor... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A family celebration, we were booked for the Murder Mystery evening and then a nights stay and breakfast . We found a parking space at the rear of the hotel, so it was a longer walk than we would have liked with our bags,even using the pedestrian path. The rooms we stayed in we all comfortable and clean. With the... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice old character hotel ,staff helpful and friendly . Room perfectly adequate ,nice shower, tea making facilities. Stayed prior to seeing David Essex at conference centre ,convenient for there and centre of Harrogate. Good breakfast would definitely stay again

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Wylam, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have often stayed at the Old Swan on business visits to Harrogate. This time I found it rather an expensive let-down. My room was expensive and , though spacious, was gloomy and badly-lit and felt pretty dismal, with not a single opening window. Most windows were actually fitted with obscured glass and those which allowed me to look out,... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent one night here to catch up with friends. This is a beautiful hotel where Agatha Christie hid away during her marriage crisis. Now for the bad points: for £122 a night I expected a better quality of service, the room was very drab and tired in appearance. I was staying in a room not far from the main staircase... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately I had my wedding here. I wish I hadn't. Georgina (the wedding co ordinator) initially seemed helpful. But once they received the money the service dipped. She was meant to be there on the day. She promised she would be there to overlook everything as we had discussed things in great detail. But when I complained about it after,... More 

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west Yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Certain receptionist was arrogant and off with guests, the food was horrendous and over priced rubbish, avoid this place harrogate such a nice place and then there is the old Swan, should be called the dead Swan for me.

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Selby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely few hours having taking tea this afternoon ... the food was nice (and posh), and the staff were all smiles ... nothing was too much trouble.. with endless refreshes of the tea and coffee while we mused away the hours.

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Thank John L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here a handful of times as we have an office in Harrogate. Good value, no frills, nice food and great location. Possibly in need of an update but there is something nostalgic about its charm! Worth considering if in Harrogate.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun! Good value for money all in all. 3 course meal, entertainment, stay over and full Breakfast - bargain!! Hotel is really pleasant and staff very friendly. Would highly recommend. Good central location.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dating back to 1840, The Old Swan Hotel is one of Harrogate's oldest & most cherished hotels; its Victorian splendour and traditional elegance is complimented today by a modern & contemporary environment.The hotel boasts 136 stylish bedrooms and ten suites(Some featuring four-poster beds and roll-top baths),a restaurant and bar, nine conferences suites,free Wi-Fi access and car parking spaces.The hotel is in the centre of Harrogate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Swan Hotel

Address: Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate
Price Range: £95 - £190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Swan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Old Swan Harrogate
Hotel Old Swan
Old Swan Hotel Harrogate, Yorkshire
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Harrogate
#12 Romantic Hotel in Harrogate
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“Ask for a room facing front”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherM533, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the back which was very quiet.Although we had an executive double room.”
 of 5 bubbles paulg517, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a second floor room, the third floor rooms are tiny”
 of 5 bubbles mrslisadouglas, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are plenty of rooms. The hotel is in a quiet area and I imagine that all would be equally satisfactory.”
 of 5 bubbles FIRSTREVIEW2010, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for free upgrade to executive room which is larger”
 of 5 bubbles lesleyr374, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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