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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here one night with friends to catch up with some overseas visitors. Our room was small but comfortable, I appreciated the kettle but not the rubbish shower. The Swan is right near the train station, so very convenient for travel from London. There is also lots of parking available. The food in the restaurant is varied and interesting.

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Crawley, West Sussex
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81 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed overnight and were very comfortable. We were on the ground floor in the converted stable. Yes the room was on the smaller side, but it`s just for sleeping in and it was cosy and warm. It was also very clean and I was impressed with the bathroom especially the shower area which was very well kept. The steam... More 

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Thank Karin170
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Will not be staying at the Swan again. The room was small but to be fair had everything we needed. The bathroom looked good at first glance but looking down, the pipes round the toilet and sink also the central heating pipes and the skirting boards were very dirty. The noise through the night from the plumbing woke me up... More 

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Newbury
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I've been a regular visitor to The Swan for the past 20 years or so and can honestly say that this place continues its downward spiral.. The last visit was with my family and another family for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The service behind the bar was poor with a miserable woman who clearly had better things to do... More 

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Thank Marktravel79
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stayed at The Swan in Thatcham last weekend for 3 nights. Great location, friendly and helpful staff overall would recommend for a value for money break. Good breakfast and nice menu choice. Only problem we had was the thunderstorm on the first night which caused lots of problems and the kitchen had to close, but the staff ordered us a... More 

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Thank Shirley B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

It's a pub serving pub grub The pub wasn't very welcoming and felt dirty. The service is order at the bar so you would think the waitresses who just deliver the food would be quite relaxed and smiley but no ... Miserable faces and had no clue. I ordered a chicken burger with no tomato, the bar person confirmed, the... More 

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Thank Donna S
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The accomodation at The Swan is situated next to the pub in the old stable block. The rooms are smallish but clean and well furnished,although a little dark due to the small windows. They have comfortable beds and the bathroom we had was light and well laid out with a bath/shower combination. I am over 6ft tall, so had to... More 

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Thank David R
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Swan is clearly a very popular pub and is in a good location in terms of its proximity to the train station. We got the train in to London and it took about an hour, so not bad! We arrived late and retrieved our key from the barman who asked if we knew where to go and then left... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect place in the summer. Food is good, beer is good and the staff are all nice. It's family friendly and you can take your dog too, but not in the restaurant side though obviously. It's only a stones throw from the station too .

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Thank Jon K
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Didn't stay in the accommodation here but came in for a few drinks Nice little garden area at front of pub with large green for kids to play on or to enjoy the rare sunshine we get in this country staff where very friendly and decent sized bar with a seperate restaurant area food is great and drink prices are... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An old style coaching Inn, situated next to Thatcham Rail station and the Kennet & Avon canal. Ideally located for Newbury races as well as travel into Reading, London or to the southwest. The pub has Six bedrooms in converted blacksmith stables, four doubles and two twins rooms all en-suite. The restaurant & bar serves traditional ales as well as food all day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Swan at Thatcham

Address: Station Road, Thatcham RG19 4QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Thatcham
Price Range: $105 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Two rooms are up an internal flight of stairs, so request a ground floor room if this is an issue!”
 of 5 bubbles Y6364UHdavidr, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms on the first floor in the stable”
 of 5 bubbles CraigB803, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in room 6. Possible to hear the fans from the bathrooms and also if unlucky, people using the loo!”
 of 5 bubbles andym621, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“May be the rooms upstairs are more quiet and less draughty than the ones on the parking lot level”
 of 5 bubbles ek6347, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms were probably slightly larger and less claustrophobic.”
 of 5 bubbles Pistiagon, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
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