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The Swingate Inn and Hotel

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a series of rooms above a Indian restaurant. The rooms are old but serviceable. Unfortunately the shower in ours didn't work and the TV was slightly on the blink. The staff were friendly and welcoming and we had a nice meal in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not expecting much for the price I paid but it truly is shocking . It is a Indian restaurant and the smell of cooking permeates the whole building including the rooms . The rooms are dated needs a complete overhaul No hot water...More

Thank wayne202
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Tired and at the end of a long day I arrived at the Swingate just after 9 pm having asked for a budget hotel in Dover. At £45 for a bed only deal, it was hardly expensive. Firstly, I would warn fellow travellers that if,...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

As many others noted, the hotel urgently needs refurbishment. It gets point for the nice receptionist, though. Parking space is ample, but if you come from Dover, it is safer to pass the place and turn on the next crossing than to enter the grounds...More

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Very poor quality needs updating not worth £70 room only. carpets worn and dirty room very basic TV very small for the size of the room. It was very cold no heating bedding had stains on. Staff very nice and the food in the restaurant...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$68 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$68 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Irene D
18 June 2017|
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Response from Graham I | Reviewed this property |
No it is not, all rooms are on the upper floors as I recall
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Room Tips
"No tips - the whole place smells of curry"
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"Not sure you can pick, just get what is available"
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"Closed on Sundays!"
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"Ask for early checkout when you get there."
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