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The Swan

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from a weekend staying at the Swan. It has just been refurbished to a very classy modern standard. The checking in service by Jordan was faultless; we were made very welcome and everything was explained in detail. Bar & table service by Daniel was also faultless, in fact all staff were friendly polite & welcoming. Our...

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Cholsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always tend to stay at The Swan before or after early\late flights from Stansted, so was surprised to notice it's been over 2 years since I've visited. However my stay last week was just as good as it's always been; the staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them, the included breakfast is excellent and...

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Thank AlexJ262
Barcelona
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Reviews about The Swan are mixed, but tried this place last week for a night to see for myself. The refurbishment is ongoing so be prepared for swearing workmen in the car park early each morning... My room was lovely, clearly redone with great attention to detail, clean, well laid out et cetera. Very happy with that..BUT! a bit noisy...

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Thank Jim O
Paris, France
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a family meal at the swan yesterday for my granddaughters 8th Birthday... not only did my granddaughter have a lovely time... Dan and Jordan were so respectful and attentive to my 88 year old mother she left there singing there praises. Would just like to say Thank you

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here for lunch with family. Even though it's a pub they have table service. Problem is it's useless. Bunch of kids with no training whatsoever. Not their fault - that's firmly down to poor management. Inattentive and monosyllabic. Had to go and find one of them every time we needed something. Food is bought in econostuff. I was supposed...

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Thank Tony D
Haslemere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old Inn with lots of character in the public rooms and very comfortable beds. Good choice at dinner. 2 of us had sea bass, which was a good plateful and very tasty. Some misunderstanding about asking for an entrée as a main course - the entrée sized dish appeared, but this was soon rectified. Good sized screens to watch...

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Thank Peter G
Little Dunmow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Swan recently to see the new refurbishment and to try out the new menu. I can only say that the place is improved but not ruined. It still has the same great ambiance and feel and the essential character of the pub is still evident. The staff are superb still and we will be visiting on a...

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Thank gingerninja63
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newly refurbished. Excellent value. Food very good and reasonably priced. One of the best places in the area for value for money. Have stayed here before the refurbishment when rooms were a bit tired but food was always excellent. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival, I was surprised that the car park was closed to customers and guests due to continuing refurbishment work. We were directed to a nearby free car park approx 300 yards from the hotel. We went to reception to be told that as guests we use the car park, but not until 18:00 or after the workmen had left,...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The staff here were lovely. Very helpful and polite. The swan was due to close for refurbishment which was long overdue. The menu was limited for this reason so we had to change our choices but were still really nice. We had lunch,dinner and breakfast all were very nice. We will definitely come back when it reopens to enjoy it...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Swan
The Swan
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Swan

Address: The Bull Ring, Thaxted CM6 2PL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Thaxted
Price Range: $90 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Swan 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“15 to 18 are in a separate block and a little noisy”
849JimO, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the main hotel are quieter. Outer blocks have little insulation above ground floor rooms, & the outside doors noisily slam shut.”
F5442HHpeterg, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 15, 16, 17, 18 - away from the main building”
82adrians, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request rooms 3 or 4”
719gemmat, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the pub itself”
Ben460, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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