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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the pub”(18 reviews)
“sunday carvery”(6 reviews)
“beef and pork”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Golf course
Traditional 17th-century former coaching Inn, in a small rural village lying in the North Wessex Downs Aonb. Five well appointed letting rooms all en-suite with TV, Tea and coffee, and wifi. Ten minute drive to Newbury, Harwell and Didcot; a perfect base for walkers and travellers of...
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This pub is a role model on how modern pubs should operate. There was a snug comfy chair area with a tv showing Chelsea Flower Show, little secluded nooks for couples and a restaurant area with decent sized tables for families. Foodwise there is a...More

Thank Mum_of_3-Jane
Response from Lordoftheinn, Owner at The SwanResponded 2 June 2018

Dear Jane Thank you for appreciating what we do at The Swan, It's good for moral to receive such positive feedback after recent comments we have received. We are small family team and are very grateful our efforts are recognised Many thanks Richard Vellender

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and beautiful village, great family pub,rooms are basic but clean and tidy.food is good and service is excellent. Dog friendly witch is a bonus if your out for long walks. I would stay again.

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Recently spent 2 nights here as part of a larger cycling group. The rooms were warm, clean and comfortable. We ate and drank here both nights as the food was so good on the first night. The portions were hot, large and freshly cooked. The...More

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 26 April 2018

I went to The Swan at East Ilsley last week with my wife and two friends. It is a lovely village pub situated in the valley of the Berkshire Downs. The staff were warm and welcoming. There is a good range of drinks at a...More

Thank bobstrongrfc
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We have just stayed for 2 nights at The Swan in East IIsley, its a county style pub/hotel. the staff are very friendly and the room was really comfortable, and also very quiet. The breakfasts were great, we also had dinner on both nights and...More

Thank sally j
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$107 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$107 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HarryHotspur98
14 May 2017|
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Response from Lordoftheinn | Property representative |
Yes there are gluten free options as standard on the dinner menus breakfast requires 24 hours notice.
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KevvyByrne
27 February 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
A few twisty steps narrow and no bath which you will probably need for baby so probably not suitable Regards Mike
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Kaz0842
3 October 2015|
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Response from Lordoftheinn | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in our bar and lounge, unfortunately we are not permitted to allow dogs in our guest rooms.
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Room Tips
"Room #4 was great if you can get it."
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"3,4 and 5 if you prefer a bath."
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"All the rooms are clean and tidy and lovely and quiet as well."
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"No heating in en suite(room 4), leave door open, when not in use! Steep narrow stairs may be a problem for..."
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