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Telford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The carvery can't be faulted. The food looks delicious and is definitely home-cooked. The price is reasonable and staff helpful and friendly. I hadn't booked but was welcomed in. The restaurant very quickly filled up and most seemed to be 'regulars'. Enjoyed the food so much I've booked a Christmas carvery lunch too.

Thank sw1abc
Denbigh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night recently, evening meal was excellent and staff very attentive considering there was another large party eatingat same time, breakfast ok. Room was well below what would be expected even at a competitive price. We stayed in a room in the annexe and it was very cold when we got there at about 5.30, the wall heater... More 

Thank wifandsally
Newquay, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed here for 1 night and had a great time, staff were all very friendly and food and drink were both great. Plenty of parking and rooms clean and comfy. Very good price too, would recommend highly.

Thank Blakie1987
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The management and staff were excellent nothing too much trouble .First class service they all made our Wedding day one to remember. Food was excellent both main meal and later serving for evening guests .Everyone commented on the welcome they received . We found the price we paid was very competitive and excellent value for money.

Thank BrianWilson1943
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are always pleased with our food at the swan; we are regular visitors and enjoy going to the carvery on Mondays for £5. Staff are always welcoming and helpful. Definitely recommend to families. Thanks.

Thank Haribo_999
Kent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The character of the building is lovely, we were warmly greeted on arrival by friendly member of staff who was shadowed by a new staff member and shown to our room. Room size was sufficient but looked tired and overshadowed by the road noise due to single paned windows.(We were in a room near the front of the building.)The bathroom... More 

Thank cfc1008
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited the Swan recently and I ordered the burger, asking for it to be well cooked due to being pregnant. The effort put into making sure the burger was 'just so' was exceptional, thank you to all the staff! My husband thoroughly enjoyed his meal too.

Thank Katie H
Telford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

On Mondays only, it is £5.00 for a carvery. We arrived at 5.45pm ...it was quiet to begin but soon started to fill up. Good choice of meats, selection of veg...loved the garlic potatoes! O.k. So the sprouts are frozen and the roast potatoes are not to my taste, but I could not fault anything else. - £13.00 for 2... More 

Thank joanie2222
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86 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The building itself is quite nice but I didn't like the room although the breakfast was okay. The general feel of the place is that it's not well run. The youngsters were okay, left to their own devices, however they seemed bothered by the overbearing management style of the incumbent Major-Domo! Even the pouring of a pint of beer became... More 

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Travellers are raving about these Newport hotels

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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic carvery host & staff very pleasant no problem recommending this place.would recommend booking your table as it does get busy. We dined on a lunchtime after visiting a local garden centre would visit again

Thank leslie f

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Swan at Forton

Address: Eccleshall Road, Newport TF10 8BY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Newport
Price Range: $78 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Swan at Forton 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hove, United Kingdom
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had the Bridle suite which was very large so cannot comment really.”
 of 5 bubbles BrianWilson1943, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles cfc1008, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose it elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles WellCooked, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles AnniGM, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the main building, rooms are bigger than average.”
 of 5 bubbles 406garryt, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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