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The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality

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Wirral
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The hotel is in a central position in town. We had a loft room on the 3rd floor which was very nice and clean. Heating and bathroom very good. Lovely breakfast and staff very helpful and friendly. Only fault was the lift so slow.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here 25 Nov on arrival check in very quick and helpful staff, nice building lots of character good size room and all the usual things you would expect, breakfast very good and swift service would stay again had dinner the first night downstairs at Julios which was very good value

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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 provide feedback via Tripadvisor. I'm glad you found the staff helpful and efficient. It's also great to hear you liked the character of the building, the room, the breakfast and Julio's Italian. We hope to see you again, if you visit Halifax in the future.

Hampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a 5 night room only budget stay here. Initial room was very cosy with a decent bathroom and extremely comfy bed, overlooked Princess St. The old sash window fitted badly but not a problem until l was woken at 6am by the room noisily vibrating. This was caused by the refrigeration unit on the McDonald's lorry delivering opposite and...

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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 through Trip Advisor. I am sorry you received disturbance from the street noise at the front, and that you found the Superior room to be cold. We would have been more than happy to allocate you a different room if you had mentioned it to reception...

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, really good value for money and all the staff are very friendly. When we arrived at reception we were met by very friendly staff. Our room was clean and more than adequate for our needs. We had breakfast on the Sunday morning and at £7.50 it was good value. Overall a very pleasant and good VFM hotel.

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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 4* review. It is wonderful that you found us good value for money and in particular enjoyed the location, breakfast and bedroom. It is also great to hear you found the staff to be friendly, we will certainly pass on your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back if you visit...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely looking building and is in a great location in the centre of town, surrounded by some really beautiful buildings from Halifax's past. The staff were great and the breakfast excellent (perfectly poached eggs!). The room I had was spacious, but cold without the extra heater on and was a bit tired-looking. I still recommend this as...

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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 wonderful review and your 4 star rating. I a really pleased you liked the building and it's location. I will certainly pass on your kind remarks regarding the staff and breakfast. Most of all it is fantastic to hear that you would recommend us.

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night ...... old hotel its creaking a bit ..... tho room was fine nice white clean sheets , and great value for the price we paid £54..... Very central position . We go on holidays and mini breaks a lot and have rarely come across such pleasant staff in particular girl called Stacy who was the BEST ....

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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. Our team will be delighted to hear your kind words. I am also pleased you found the Hotel good value for money and the location to be of use for you. We hope to welcome you back to the Hotel if you are in Halifax again.

Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient location in the centre of Halifax, easy walking distance of shops, theatres, bars, etc. Lovely old building from the outside, but less lovely old inside. Our room had a new-ish bathroom (already showing signs of wear and tear) but the room itself had quite a tired decor, low-ish quality furniture and a nasty stained carpet. We paid about £45...

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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 taking the time to write your thoughts on your stay with us. I am pleased you found the location of use, as well as the service from the reception team. I am sorry to hear you did not feel the room to be adequate, we will certainly take your comments on board. With regards to...

Preston lancashire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely weekend break at the White Swan. The car was parked for us whilst we checked in. 3rd floor room(304) that was both clean and very spacious. Nothing was too much trouble for the welcoming staff. Breakfast was delicious, a full cooked breakfast, toast, cereals, yoghurt and fresh fruits all available. The location is fantastic for central access...

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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 taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, especially the room 304. I will pass on your kind words to all our staff. We hope to welcome you all back to us in the near future.

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Wonderful welcome! The staff at reception made us feel like valued customers and provided excellent service with a smile. The room was comfortable and the bed was cosy. Plenty of tea and coffee and biscuits! The breakfast was superb and again the staff were very attentive. Excellent value overall.

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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 taking the time to write your thoughts on your stay with us. It's always nice to hear when guests enjoy their stay with us. I will pass on your kind words to all the staff who will be delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Lyon, France
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The staff really make this hotel, they are fantastic. You can feel their passion and enthusiasm. They really go the extra mile to help and make each guest feel special Would recommend it just because of them Rooms are good to and for the town is best option

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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 stay with us. As we do pride ourselves on our customer service I am pleased to hear that this did not disappoint. I will pass on you kind words to the staff who will be delighted with comments. We hope to welcome you...

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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: $74 - $124 (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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