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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late but phoned to confirm. The hotel was tricky to find (even with satnav) but we finally found it. All was okay on arrival and the rooms were all you need for a single night, very clean and a really comfy bed. Breakfast was also good so I would happily stay there again. One downside: It was about...

Thank tripadal
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. The location is great in the centre and opposite the train station. There was ample parking too. The room was modern and well kept and there is a nice bar where you can have a bite to eat and a drink smith friendly. The breakfast was buffet style and I had a nice full...

Thank Hazel P
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I found this hotel to be superb. The manager was friendly and helpful . the room were a nice size , clean and modern with large bathroom all modern. The bar area was nice and i was told the hotel went under renovation a year ago. The breakfast was superb nice full English with cereal. Only went for stop over....

Thank Paul J
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Good location to town centre, easy 5 minute walk to shops, opposite the train station, with car park next door. The hotel is fabulous value for the money, Friendly , helpful staff, lovely rooms, great breakfast ,very clean .I highly recommend.

Thank adimi551
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Soon as I got into my room it looked liked it haven't been cleaned from the last person that stayed there. The Toilet had poo in it. There were so many long hairs left in the bed where they haven't cleaned it or if they have cleaned it they did the worst job ever and should get sacked. The bed...

Thank TM_2611
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good location, 5 minutes walk from town centre with off road parking. Only five minutes drive for the industrial estates so good location for me. Room was clean and shower was great. Up to date decoration , friendly staff. Breakfast was OK but I didn't have the cooked breakfast as it had dried out a bit as it was stuck...

Thank AndyCStourbridge
Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my mum stayed here as we were seeing friends. We tried the honey ale as it was organic and to be honest we could have probably drunk the barrel. The locals were very friendly and the breakfast was lovely, would definitely recommend this place!

1Thank Sara C
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Comfy beds, clean rooms and good location. The staff are friendly and polite. The breakfast which was included in the room was good with a wide selection of food and drink. I would defiantly stay here again if I were in the area.

1Thank Alex K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The good stuff: Right opposite the station and just a few minutes from the town centre shopping so very convenient. Staff were lovely and very helpful. Hotel bar is very nice and wasn't too busy for a Saturday in September. The room was very clean and tidy and there was lots of hot water for showers. The not so good...

Thank dmn2710
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Came to this Hotel for drinks while waiting for the train, Very good prices very good service. Having screens with train departures is a fantastic idea. We only had drinks but looking at the food other customers had we may well eat here in future.

Thank Christopher P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering a great location next to Swindon Railway Station, Great Western Hotel Swindon features free WiFi. There is a restaurant and bar. The rooms at Great Western Hotel Swindon have simple, lightly coloured decor. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, heating, tea and coffee-making facilities and either a private or shared bathroom. The centre of Swindon is around 10 minutes' walk from the hotel and Swindon College is a 5-minute walk away. Bristol can be reached in 45 minutes by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great Western Hotel Swindon

Address: 73 Station Road, Swindon SN1 1DH, England (Formerly The GW)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
Price Range: £48 - £112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Great Western Hotel Swindon 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Slight AC noise to the rear but nothing drastic”
 of 5 bubbles tripadal, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room 104 because of the huge fan under the window”
 of 5 bubbles dmn2710, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Facing away from main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Lucyfrw, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 was okay. Room 9 was not so great I heard from my fellow traveler.”
 of 5 bubbles 114wilhelmt, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in twin room 104”
 of 5 bubbles Geoff3171, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
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