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    Bedford Swan Hotel

    The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
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    Traveller (341)
    Room & Suite (82)
    Dining (20)
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good29%
    • Average16%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible7%
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    “afternoon tea” (163 reviews)
    “terrace bar” (33 reviews)
    “lotus spa” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 1,624 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We had the most beautiful view at this hotel...the Embankment, dozens of gorgeous swans, rowers from the bedford rowing club. This is a fantastic hotel with superb staff. And the food was delicious. Their high tea is to die for, and they will cheerfully wrap...More

    Thank hazel608
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The outdoor cafe space overlooks the river Ouse. Car parking at the hotel is chargeable but very convenient. There is ample , comfortable seating, must of which is positioned under sun umbrellas. The staff are excellent and table service is fast and very slick. It’s...More

    Thank Chasingdreamscape
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Been coming here for over 8 years Allocated a old dated room even though the hotel had a low occupancy and I am a returning guest. Bathroom very dated pink tiles and loose taps. Toilet did not flush and the carpet was sooooooo old. The...More

    Thank andrewbargh
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Old-style hotel in the center of Bedford that has not been able to renew itself. Poor cleanliness, permanent smell of fried. There is no gym. The only advantage? Being in the center but, for the rest, to be forgotten.

    Thank Dirdir_II
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had a lovely stay room was nice the bathroom could have done with a revamp, softer pillows needed, the only disappointing thing was the WiFi as I couldn't get it is wasn't the only person to have this problem

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$92 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Bedford
    • #4 Business Hotel in Bedford
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 113
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    Traveller (341)
    Room & Suite (82)
    Dining (20)
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    Hotel & Grounds (209)
    Bathroom (15)
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    Holiday Inn Express Bedford
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    3.33 km away
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    2.61 km away
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    315 reviews
    .35 km away
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    .09 km away
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    12 May 2017|
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    Response from Officerincharge | Reviewed this property |
    That's a shame. Read all of the reviews and then judge. There are some individuals out there who have no idea how to treat hotel staff and expect Ritz service for McDonald's prices. These are the reviewers who only make... More
    5 May 2017|
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    Response from Nigel W | Reviewed this property |
    No smoking inside the hotel.
    Derek G
    4 February 2017|
    Response from Lizz R | Reviewed this property |
    There is a car park. £5 for an overnight stay if you're a guest.
    Room Tips
    "Ask for a river view and you will not be disappoonted."
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    "Third floor is best for extra peace & quite"
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    "Riverside rooms must be the best view"
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    "A view of the river is lovely"
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