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“Mmmmmmm in two minds”
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The Swan Hotel
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Arundel
Certificate of Excellence
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Mmmmmmm in two minds”
Reviewed 10 January 2013 via mobile

My company booked the hotel so you never know what to expect but I was Greeted with a warm welcome and a smile. After I checked in I was shown to my room now Now on first look I did think it's a bit small but once me and my oversize bag were in it really was a lovely room it was clean tidy and everything you wanted. However I did think to myself i fancy a coffee and there was no milk but yet I went downstairs after some milk No sooner had I asked I was given a flask was some fresh milk. The real problem That i could really moan about was come 8 o'clock i was sitting in my room and it was freezing and before any one says anything I did turn up the Radiator up. Lol. But other then that every thing else was spot on

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Romsey, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

We stayed between Christmas and New Year, it was warm and friendly and the issue we had with hot water was sorted very quickly. They offer full english breakfast in bed, unlike some places and it was lovely. We were looked after very well, mainly by one lad, I think his name was Jake. Well done to him in times when good customer service is in short supply.
We will go back

Room Tip: We looked at other rooms when we were there, they all looked lovely, newly refurbed. They think room...
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reigate
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We took our 10 week old puppy for a bit of a relax following the Christmas madness, we both thought it would be a bit quiet but thankfully there was enough people doing the same thing for the atmosphere to be top class.
We had a wonder stay, lots of lovely food and really friendly locals and totally accommodating staff. We loved it so much we will be booking our Christmas with them this year!
Thank you

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Honeymooners
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Reviewed 1 January 2013

Arundel is a great place to visit for a short break or weekend visit, or even one night stay as we did at the Swan Hotel conveniently located in the middle of the town. We had a lovely time there, breakfast was fantastic. Staff were ever so helpful and were more than willing to respond positively to everything we needed. We'll certainly go back for the food any day we find the chance to visit Arundel again - really good quality locally sourced food.

Room Tip: There are some special suites for those who prefer. All very nice though as recently refurbished.
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Nuneaton
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Reviewed 26 November 2012

We turned up at the Swan without booking.
The staff people were great, very friendly and gave us a room straight away without needing to
wait for normal check-in time.
The room was large and absolutely lovely, looking freshly refurbished.
The bed was huge and super comfy.
The breakfast was excellent.
Arundel is amazing, was not sure what to expect, but everyone we met was so friendly.
Will definately go back next year and will stay at the Swan.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Welwyn Garden City
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Reviewed 18 November 2012

Wonderful staff made our stay at this hotel a real pleasure. Our dog and children were made very welcome, and nothing was too much trouble. The beds were excellent and recent refurb has worked very well. Food is very good and especially so when considering the very reasonable prices. Can't wait to go back next year!

Room Tip: Rooms 10 and 3 are excellent.
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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2012

A very nice welcome from the staff upon arrival. We were a bit early so we had some lunch while our room was prepared. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. We were shown to our room and it was lovely. Natural wood smell, newly refurbished and a really nice decor. The bathroom was a bit small and didn't have a bath which for an executive room I would have hoped it would have one as I prefer the choice. But not a big deal, I will specify a room with bath if we return. There was a great choice of teas, coffee, hot chocolate in the room. Nice to have the bathrobe and slippers as well. We had a wedding to go to but would loved to have had dinner at The Swan, the restaurant is also very nice. We had a very good nights sleep, it was very quiet and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfast is exceptional and again the staff were brilliant. I would say this has to be one of the best stays we've had. The service was excellent as was the whole experience. Lots of little touches that make a big difference. Arundel is such a lovely town as well. We would have loved to stay another night. Highly recommended!

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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Swan Hotel
Address: 27-29 High Street, Arundel BN18 9AG, England (Formerly Arundel Swan Hotel)
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Region: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Arun District > Arundel
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Arundel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Swan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of the West Sussex market town of Arundel, The Swan Hotel is a traditional country pub with 14 stylish ensuite rooms. Full English breakfast with local sausages, fish and chips and drinks, The Swan Hotel really is one of the town's hottest eateries. Free wifi. ... more   less 
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