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The Great Western Hotel Swindon

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food, nice rooms and large open bar space. Outside is a little run down, but plenty big enough for large groups. The atmosphere is a bit weird though. Not cosy at all, very modern. Leaves you feeling a bit cold. Well worth a visit if waiting for a train though. Immediately opposite the train station.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to use the facilities as advertised online for a business meeting. The website showed public areas that looked welcoming with tables and comfy chairs. Ideal I thought? However, on arrival I was told the place was closing for cleaning. When I said I wanted to hold a meeting, as the website stated they welcomed, I was told 'don't...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Rang and booked this venue several weeks ago for a birthday party. Went into the hotel three weeks ago, choose the buffet, confirmed the booking, was told they did not need a deposit. Arranged the tables setting etc. Rang today to book a room for the night of the party and was told they were double booked, we could not...

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Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night as I was in Swindon on a 2 day fitness training course at Oasis with an 8am start. I had emailed ahead to ask what time breakfast was served from (included in the price £60) on a Sunday morning. I was told no problem that I need it earlier than the usual start time,...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We arrived late but phoned to confirm. The hotel was tricky to find (even with satnav) but we finally found it. All was okay on arrival and the rooms were all you need for a single night, very clean and a really comfy bed. Breakfast was also good so I would happily stay there again. One downside: It was about...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. The location is great in the centre and opposite the train station. There was ample parking too. The room was modern and well kept and there is a nice bar where you can have a bite to eat and a drink smith friendly. The breakfast was buffet style and I had a nice full...

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I found this hotel to be superb. The manager was friendly and helpful . the room were a nice size , clean and modern with large bathroom all modern. The bar area was nice and i was told the hotel went under renovation a year ago. The breakfast was superb nice full English with cereal. Only went for stop over....

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Thank Paul J
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Good location to town centre, easy 5 minute walk to shops, opposite the train station, with car park next door. The hotel is fabulous value for the money, Friendly , helpful staff, lovely rooms, great breakfast ,very clean .I highly recommend.

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Soon as I got into my room it looked liked it haven't been cleaned from the last person that stayed there. The Toilet had poo in it. There were so many long hairs left in the bed where they haven't cleaned it or if they have cleaned it they did the worst job ever and should get sacked. The bed...

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good location, 5 minutes walk from town centre with off road parking. Only five minutes drive for the industrial estates so good location for me. Room was clean and shower was great. Up to date decoration , friendly staff. Breakfast was OK but I didn't have the cooked breakfast as it had dried out a bit as it was stuck...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering a great location next to Swindon Railway Station, Great Western Hotel Swindon features free WiFi. There is a restaurant and bar. The rooms at Great Western Hotel Swindon have simple, lightly coloured decor. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, heating, tea and coffee-making facilities and either a private or shared bathroom. The centre of Swindon is around 10 minutes' walk from the hotel and Swindon College is a 5-minute walk away. Bristol can be reached in 45 minutes by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great Western Hotel Swindon

Address: 73 Station Road, Swindon SN1 1DH, England (Formerly The GW)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
Price Range: $90 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Great Western Hotel Swindon 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Find another hotel for any business meetings.”
635colins, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“make sure you get your booking confirmed in writing, we were told it was not necessary,clearly not correct.”
sharonmJ1082DJ, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Slight AC noise to the rear but nothing drastic”
tripadal, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room 104 because of the huge fan under the window”
dmn2710, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Facing away from main road.”
Lucyfrw, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
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