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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here in Jan for two nights with friends for a 40th birthday celebration .....nice hotel with very friendly staff....drove there so the staff parked the car in a secure car park and returned it when we checked out...located very central within the town so easy access to the local area....our room was very big but slightly dated but was...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay. I am delighted you found the car park of use and the staff to be friendly as well as finding the breakfast to be plentiful. I will pass on your kind words to all the staff. We hope...

Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped with my 9 year old daughter for one night. Very friendly staff, excellent breakfast and was very close to the children's museum "eureka". Would definitely stay again. Facilities a little dated in the room but for the price i was really happy.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. It is fantastic to hear you found the staff friendly, and rated the breakfast as excellent. I will certainly pass on your comments to the staff concerned. Most of all it is wonderful to hear you found us good value for money and that you would stay with us...

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here on many previous occasions and as always we found it to be a very friendly, and professionally run Hotel. The rooms are clean, tidy and comfortable. Reception staff always polite and extremely helpful. Its location is ideally located to make the best use of what the town has to offer.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is fantastic to hear that you are regular guests at The White Swan and choose to stay with us when in Halifax. We are really appreciative of your 4* review and your positive comments regarding the friendliness and professionalism of the staff, the cleanliness of the rooms and the location. We hope to see you again soon.

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good Hotel at a moderate price.I found it on Tripadvisor.They have an Italian restaurant in the basement,which is excellent.The male receptionist was very helpful,,regarding parking,and ordering taxis etc.An excellent full cooked breakfast was served.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. It is wonderful to hear you found the hotel of good value and have got positive comments regarding the restaurant, reception and the breakfast. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Burton Joyce, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked into this hotel last week ahead of a family funeral. The staff were efficient and friendly and the room spotless (apart from the carpet which we are told is due to be replaced). The bathroom was newly fitted and had a fabulous shower, and the linen and towels were to a very high standard. This is a Vicorian...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are really pleased with the 5 * rating. I'm delighted you found the staff efficient and friendly, I will certainly pass on your comments. It is also great to hear you found the room of a high standard, and appreciated the car parking facility and breakfast service. We hope...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We where invited to an 18th Birthday party by friends of ours and this was one of the hotels that was recommended so we looked it up and liked what we saw and booked for three nights as it was also my husbands birthday as well when we arrived we put our car in their garage and had a look...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a lovely detailed 5* review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience at The White Swan Hotel. It's always a pleasure to hear, when our Guests enjoy the rooms and find the facilities of the Hotel useful. I will ensure the staff are aware of your kind words regarding your stay. We...

Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On checking in here the lovely young lady on the reception desk noticed I was using crutches and immediately she said she was changing the room we had had assigned to us as it had a number of stairs to get to it. This was totally unprompted. Also great breakfast.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor and for awarding us with 4*. It is wonderful to hear appreciated the room change, and I will certainly make sure reception see the comments. I'm glad you also enjoyed the breakfast. We hope to be able to welcome you back to The...

Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 5 nights between Christmas and new year. Lovely room. We had exec double. Huge bed. Lovely bathroom with great shower. Nice and cosy with lots of room and sofa. Staff here were exceptional. So friendly and helpful. Due to location parking not great so the porter parked your car in their secure private parking adjacent to hotel. If...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a lovely 5* review. We are glad you choose to stay with us over the festive period. I am delighted to hear you liked the Executive room you were allocated and also found the the Hotels location of use. I will pass on your kind words to all the staff who will be delighted...

Delph, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely place, Central and a the staff are excellent. Ive not eaten here so cant comment on that but over all I cant fault it. I wouldnt stay anywhere else in Halifax now. Yes I know there is a new hotle near by but that are all very much the same, This has character.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your 5 out of 5 review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and chose to stay with us for a second time. I will certainly pass on your comments to the staff. We hope to see you again soon.

Birmingham
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the White Swan whilst visiting family in Halifax over Christmas. Reception area and lounge beautifully decorated for Christmas. Staff were extremely warm and friendly and room was very cosy, welcoming and comfortable. Parents also had same experience in August. Highly recommend this hotel. Thank you to the team.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely 5* review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your Christmas break with us at The White Swan Hotel. I will ensure all the staff are aware of your kind words and we hope to welcome you back to the Hotel in near future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality is situated in the heart of Halifax. We offer free Wi-Fi, limited parking, a fitness suite and we are 5 minutes walk from the Lloyds office, and less than a 10 minute walk from the railway station. All bedrooms are bright and airy. They are individually decorated, and each has ensuite facilities, tea/coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and flat screen televisions with satellite channels and Freeview. The Superior and Executive rooms also have modern bathrooms. Guests can enjoy a traditional Full English breakfast each morning, with lighter options also available. There is an authentic Italian restaurant. It offers fresh pastas, pizzas and steaks, and there is also a cosy lounge bar. The White Swan is within a 20 minute drive of the Calderdale Pennines and Bradford is just 10 miles away ... more   less 

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Address: Princess Street, Halifax HX1 1TS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Halifax
Price Range: £39 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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