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Swan Hotel

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High Street, Alton GU34 1AT England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews high street old english inns watercress line weekend break superior room comfortable hotel car park eggs benedict town centre smoked salmon real ale bar and restaurant large room breakfast was excellent lounge area hot breakfast enjoyable stay
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a colleague stay at this hotel last month and have received our card statement to find out that we have been charged twice! I had been trying for over a week to talk to someone to give me a call back and no...More

Thank Heeni C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a one night stop in Alton. Booked through TripAdvisor - no problems. Good location, car park, in the middle of the High street area. Checked in - lovely room - large, clean - massive bed, bathroom was modern, very clean and everything functioned. Room...More

Thank Kish M
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kish. Thank you for the positive comments. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and everything was clean. We hope to see you in the future. Toby.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Swan Hotel for one night at the weekend and the hotel was nice. The room was really nice and spacious, with a new bathroom, and was clean and tidy. There were a couple of small things (the shower curtain rail seemed to...More

Thank Becki G
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Becki, Thank you for the polite review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I am glad to hear the constructive criticism and we will look to improve on ensuring that we don't miss out any requests in the future. We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was all excellent - location was ideal and the car park is easy to access from road at the back. The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. Lovely old style hotel but well designed, comfortable, quiet, a pleasure to stay in. Bedroom was quiet,...More

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Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Patricia, I'm pleased to hear that you had a comfortable and pleasurable stay with us and enjoyed the breakfast. We hope to see you again in the future. Toby.

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I have now spent more than 40 nights at The Swan, so feel qualified to write a review. Of the 45+ rooms here, I have only experienced 5 or 6 of them. Each room has a slightly different character. But they do have character, have...More

Thank Malcolm R
Response from Swan_Alton, General Manager at Swan HotelResponded September 14, 2018

Hello Malcolm, Thank you for your kind words. I am very pleased to hear that the quality of the food & the rooms are up to scratch and our staff are very friendly and helpful. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to...More

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The Swan Hotel Alton near Farnham and Basingstoke, is located in the Hampshire town of Alton with easy access via the A31 making it an ideal base if visiting Farnham, Aldershot, Winchester, Basingstoke. The Swan More Hotel dates back to the 16th century and was a main stage on the old London-Southampton coaching route, and the Swan Hotel has been catering handsomely to passing traffic since the 16th century. Tradition has it that the poet Edmund Spenser, Sir Francis Drake, Queen Elizabeth I and the Earl of Essex all broke their journeys here. Another famous guest was Lord Nelson. Our guests include many people of sense and sensibility - that is to say, devotees of Jane Austen, who make their pilgrimage to her cottage in the Chawton, where Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, were both written, during their stay with us. The cottage now is a popular tourist attraction and museum dedicated to Jane's life and work. Today the Swan Hotel is popular with locals and travellers alike and along with the new refurbishment is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$94 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Swan Hotel Alton, UK - Hampshire
United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$94 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Swan Hotel Alton, UK - Hampshire
United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
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August 28, 2017|
Response from JulianandGerry | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann, I don't think they do, but best to call the hotel to check, as it's a lovely place to stay!
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Yes they do have a small car ark. Best to book.
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"I didn't see any lift, so maybe not suitable for those with mobility problems."
Aug. 21, 2018
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"Go somewhere else"
Jul. 20, 2018
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"Take some ear plugs if you intend to sleep with the window open."
Jul. 19, 2018
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"Stay on the ground floor-it is surprisingly quiet and then you don't need to climb stairs!"
Apr. 3, 2018
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