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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ive stayed at this hotel several times int he last three months and their appears to be a trend on how good or bad the stay in, depending on which member of staff checks you in, changes the standard of the room. the booking have been made for a standard double room one lady has given me a standard twin...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a clean comfortable hotel with character! I was on a business trip and colleagues and I needed an early breakfast on the Saturday. The staff were really helpful and organised this at short notice. This is a hotel were the impression given was that nothing was too much trouble! I would return!

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was for work and i was working nights so not quite the normal stay but the hotel were accommodating in finding me an early room for my first day and had no issues in my staying slightly later on the last. I had room service every night which was punctual, well served, hot and tasty. The spa and treatment...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very beautiful and romantic hotel. Swimming pool a bit small but free, as well as the Jacuzzi and open until 10pm on Saturday. Just stayed one night but I wish I could have states one more night ! I recommend it !

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked Suite through Booking .com , 3 weeks prior, to arrived at hotel to find Suite not available, left with standard room Was given complementary dinner and parking ,but did not make up for disappointment as booked for a surprise for my husbands birthday , The room was clean but bathroom had mould around bath Also think £4 for a...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked into this hotel for one night 18th Feb to attend an event in Bedford. I paid upfront, If I hadn’t , I would have left immediately. When we arrived, an officious man who said I needed to find alternative parking in the town even though many spaces were empty policed the carpark. Apparently, the vacant spaces were reserved....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked as surprise for valentines day for partner arrived around 3pm checked in with a lovely lady on reception. We booked a room no breakfast for around £115 then decided to add on once arrived for £10 each. Parking was £5. Was surprised how different room looked to internet much much smaller. We were on the second floor had a...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights on business. Room itself was ok but bathroom very tired and urgently needs updating. Food in restaurant was terrible on the only night we ate there, and the service akin to fawlty towers. Breakfast was good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a guest at the hotel for a wedding party and was left with a complete mess on my hands after their parking company gave me a ticket. The staff didn't help me out, they couldn't really care less. Avoid this place although my experience was unusual, it did highlight their lack of gratitude for their customers.

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Tiptree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found a deal ,Sunday night £70 spend £70 get the room free not bad . Hotel very nice if in need of a little refurbishment, room very nice just the air conditioning a bit noisy and bathroom a little tatty

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Dominic M, General Manager at Bedford Swan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your night away. I am pleased to see you enjoyed being with us overall.

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bedford Swan Hotel is situated in a stunning town centre location overlooking the river and just 30 minutes from central London. Steeped in character and history yet fully refurbished to meet the needs of both our corporate and leisure guest The Swan provides outstanding hospitality expected from a 4 star Hotel. REST Enjoy a perfect night's sleep in one of our stunning bedrooms with thick soft duvets, contemporary fabrics, throws and cushions, signature wall papers and stylish furniture. Air conditioning is in all rooms as standard along with flat screen 32 inch LCD TV with in - room entertainment offering a wide range of up to date movies and high speed internet access. EAT We offer a fantastic range of dining options including the fabulous AA rosette awarded River Room Restaurant and relaxing lounges. 24 Hour room service is available daily and in the summer enjoy al fresco dining or drinks on our terrace overlooking the river. All our food is freshly prepared by our highly skilled team of Chefs. SPA: Our stunning Roman bath inspired pool and Jacuzzi provide the perfect way to unwind after a long, busy day. Our fully trained therapists also offer a wide choice of treatments including Swedish massage, Decleor facials and luxury OPI manicures. MEET: The Hotel is the ideal destination for conferences and meetings. Tailor made to suit the individual requirements of all our customers. CELEBRATE: With its superb location and stunning setting, the Hotel is a popular choice for weddings and functions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bedford Swan Hotel

Address: The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range: £67 - £112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bedford Swan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 113
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Bedford Swan Hotel Bedfordshire
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#4 Business Hotel in Bedford
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“nice river views”
 of 5 bubbles chrisels0n, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles alynchwriter, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Certainly seemed to be a lot of activity on the second floor, and squeaky floorboards in the corridor”
 of 5 bubbles 781andrewc781, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the main function area (I think it's called the coach house) if there are weddings in”
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“Dogs allowed”
 of 5 bubbles cytomilne, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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