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The White Swan

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Stayed in the Madison for one night as part of a Treatme deal with deluxe suite and dinner for two. Dinner was fantastic. Far too much food actually with all three courses consumed. Starter of salmon bruschetta was best, a tarte tartin for main and desserts of crème brulee and a crumble with icecream. Truly lovely and fantastic local wine...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We found the staff very helpful and friendly, and the food was absolutely delicious! The sticky date pudding is to die for. We have always preferred restaurants to hotels in terms of food, but this food was great - the equal of any good restaurant.

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Wellington
Reviewed 15 June 2015

On arrival we rang the bell as the sign said to do and then stood around for over 5 minutes until someone finally came out of the office and went and got a staff member from the bar. Same thing when we went to dinner, stood in the restaurant waiting to be seated for quite a while. On saying that...

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The White Swan is immaculately presented and looks beautiful. However the problem I had was 2 nights of interrupted sleep - every time someone opens or closes a door downstairs the upstairs room shakes and the noise travels throughout the building. Patrons in the bar shouted deep into the night, and there is no sound baffling from the main road...

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2Thank Darren W
Wellington
Reviewed 17 May 2015

I was looking forward to returning to the White Swan - this time to try out the George Suite. First impressions were again very favourable - the room is magnificently appointed with a large lounge/dining space set out with traditional English style furnishings. However the experience was rather ruined by the amount of noise we had to suffer there. Every...

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2Thank Kiwigoldfish
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 April 2015

For a 70th birthday treat for our friend we thought we would book two nights at the White Swan Hotel in Greytown in the Wairarapa. Close to Wellington with a scenic drive over the Rimutakas to get there. Two nights spent at the hotel with 3 relaxing days filled visiting Masterton shopping, golfing and Martinborough for dining and shopping. Toured...

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Thank Viv O
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I booked the Madison suite for a night for our wedding anniversary. The room alone is normally $285 a night so I opted for the package deal of $399 which includes 2 200ml bottles of Wine, a 3 course dinner for 2 and breakfast. Upon arrival first impressions were quite positive. The room is large and has a nice big...

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6Thank Angela W
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I've never stayed here, but would love the opportunity. I've visited numerous times when over this way and enjoyed a wine on the verandah under the warmth of the sun. It is a lovingly restored building and has an interesting history having been moved onto the site in more recent times. Have also lunched here on several occasions and found...

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Thank KiwiKerry53
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2015

We used a voucher brought on a discount website for this night away so paid half the usual price. This made it excellent value for money. The George suite is wonderful with period furniture. Doors open onto a balcony receiving both morning and the afternoon sun. The bed was comfortable and bathroom large with both a bath and shower.

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1Thank Alipa50
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Had a table in the bar area which was a bit noisy as a pre-wedding group on one side. However the meals were nicely presented - pork belly was very tasty, fish & chips looked good but fish not so good. Service was good but perhaps expected a bit more from such a well known establishment.

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Additional Information about The White Swan

Address: Main St., Greytown, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Greytown
Price Range: $141 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The White Swan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“I would go for the Park Suites next time as they are slightly bigger than the studio and are on the ground floor.”
  • View from the Park Studio balcony of the gardens
  • The Gardens at the rear of the hotel
Mums4Kids, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor out the back are quite but rooms in the hotel up stairs facing the main road , some are not”
821viviennej, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check they will stay open for the length of time advertised before you settle in!!!!”
C6774KRleew, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms one to four are all at ground level and close to the car parking - important when it is raining!!”
rodneyb298, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had room 4 which had a lovely balcony overlooking a park.”
AlanP943, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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