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Swan Hotel & Spa Lavenham

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gallery restaurant”(133 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(139 reviews)
“beautiful hotel”(55 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Pets Allowed
Spa
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Breakfast included
4 Star Hotel
Nestling in the Suffolk countryside, between Bury St. Edmunds and Sudbury, is The Swan Hotel & Spa in Lavenham, perhaps one of England's most iconic hotels. The Swan dates back to the 15th century when it played a key role in Lavenham's wool trade. Today it is a quintessential English...
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Location and contact
High Street, Babergh District CO10 9QA, England
43.1 km to Cambridge Airport
20 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had another wonderful stay at the Swan at Lavenham. Staff superb, yet again have to mention Charlie in the bar. This time took my cousin for her birthday - nice touch, birthday card awaiting her in her room! Lovely meal and Pierre, sommelier, recommend a...More

1  Thank noreen2016
Response from John M, House Manager at Swan Hotel & Spa LavenhamResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. It is great to receive such lovely feedback. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and what the Swan has to offer. I of course will be sharing your kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for an overnight stay. So impressed with the staff and the delightful building and our room. Harry on reception gave us a lovely welcome and showed us to our room. We parked our car in the hotel’s private car park with ease. Loved the...More

Thank VickytheViking187045
Response from JaneLarcombe, BDM at Swan Hotel & Spa LavenhamResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear VickytheViking187045 Thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again. If I can assist you in the meantime, please do let me know. Kind regards Jane Jane Larcombe Business Development...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at The Swan after being recommended by friends who had stayed previously. The hotel is really beautiful, its so old and filled with lots of history. We was lucky enough to be upgraded to one of the suites on arrival. The room was...More

Thank Erinhf
Response from John M, House Manager at Swan Hotel & Spa LavenhamResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. It is great to receive such lovely feedback and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and what the Swan and indeed the Spa has to offer. I certainly will be...More

Reviewed June 14, 2018

Stayed here recently for the second time. This is a lovely hotel and runs like clockwork with staff efficient and polite. Can be expensive to eat in the evenings and bar prices expensive too. Food looked lovely and breakfast certainly was. Only gripe was adjacent...More

2  Thank David G
Response from John M, House Manager at Swan Hotel & Spa LavenhamResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. I certainly appreciate your feedback and will be sharing your comments with the team. I must apologise for any noise disturbance in your room and if I can be of any assistance...More

Reviewed June 12, 2018

We had a lovely stay at the Swan including using the spa and having dinner there. Very happy with everything. The spa has a very nice outside area with loungers which residents can use but I'd recommend the relaxing massage too. Dinner in the restaurant...More

1  Thank martinchIpswich
Response from John M, House Manager at Swan Hotel & Spa LavenhamResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. It is great to receive such lovely feedback and I'm so glad you chose the Swan to celebrate your anniversary and birthday with us. I am very happy to hear that you...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$145 - US$415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$145 - US$415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Sidney J
March 9, 2018|
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Response from JaneLarcombe | Property representative |
I am happy to answer this question. We operate a system whereby all (100%) of tips, whether via cash or card payments, are split equally amongst all team members of the hotel and spa. If I can assist you further, please... More
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sally50Benfleet
October 28, 2017|
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Response from JaneLarcombe | Property representative |
We look forward to welcoming you and your canine companion. Yes, we do have specific dog friendly rooms, located closer to exits, to allow you to take your dog outside more easily. You can either choose to dine in the bar or... More
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Jodie B
October 8, 2017|
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Response from JaneLarcombe | Property representative |
I can confirm the Brasserie is indeed open on a Sunday evening. To book, please call 01787 247477. Alternatively please check the 'Dining' tab on our website for sample menus and the email address for table bookings. Kind... More
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"Go for the large rooms"
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"avoid room number 6 when the weather is good."
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"Rooms facing the gardens , probably the quietest."
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"Newman a Room was lovely"
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