Bedford Swan Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 1RW  show map
 4 stars
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Bedford Swan Hotel

Internet

Paid wired internet connection

Parking

GBP 5 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Pedicure

Manicure

Jacuzzi

Facial

Body wraps

Waxing

Reflex massage

Beauty treatment

Treatment room

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Set in the heart of Bedford, the central Bedford Swan Hotel provides beautiful rooms. Renovated in 2009, the hotel features Roman architecture.

Major Bedford sights, such as Stondon Transport Museum, Sywell Aerodrome and Milton Keynes County Court are located nearby. The venue is set within 1 km from Bedford city center.

The hotel is situated near a church and a theater.

Bedford Swan Hotel is within a 30-minute drive to London Luton airport.

Rooms

The rooms in Bedford Swan Hotel come with individual climate control, a laptop-compatible safe, TV, coffee/tea makers and wireless internet. The guestrooms look out on the river. Offering a contemporary interior, the rooms are fitted with stylish furnishings and a dishwasher and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant for guests to enjoy their meal. The on-site elegant restaurant is open from 07:00 to 22:00.

A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 11 per person per night. 

Services

Business facilities include a video projector, a meeting room and a business centre to suit the needs of business travelers.

Relax

The property offers beauty therapy, body wraps and pedicure, encouraging guests to unwind.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at GBP 5 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   113.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid wired internet connection
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Barber shop
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Beauty treatment
  • Body wraps
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 10 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 1RW

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City Center
  • Bedford
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    113

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Bedford Swan Hotel Bedford location
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        Hotel Address:

        The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 1RW

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Bedford
          1000 ft
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          113

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBedfordBedford Swan Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • B C A Gallery - 400 ft
        • The Kiln Pottery Cafe - 400 ft
        • Eagle Gallery - 2000 ft
        • New British Artists Ltd - 3300 ft

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 700 ft

        Places of interest

        • Clapham Club - 2.1 mi
        • Carlton Village Hall - 2.6 mi
        • Bushmead Priory, - 4.5 mi

        Amusement

        • Executive Snooker Club - 700 ft
        • Reels Amusements - 1000 ft
        • A P Amusements - 2000 ft
        • Tavistock Snooker Club - 2700 ft
        • Cineworld - 4000 ft
        • Oasis Beach Pool - 4600 ft

        Museums

        • Bedford Museums - 400 ft
        • John Bunyan Museum - 700 ft
        • Twinwood Arena and The Glenn Miller, Museum, - 3.0 mi

        Theaters

        • Bedford Civic Theatre - 700 ft
        • Bowen West Theatre - 1.0 mi

        Local attractions

        • Glastonbury Abbey - 1.6 mi
          Magdelene Street, Glastonbury
        • The Forest of Marston Vale - Forest Centre - 5.7 mi
          Station Road, Bedford
        • Yaraks Birds Of Prey Falconry Centre - 9.7 mi
          Langford Mill Farm, Cullompton
        • Stondon Transport Museum - 3.2 mi
          Station Road, Henlow
        • Birds of Prey Centre - 6.9 mi
          Old Warden Park, Biggleswade
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          113

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBedfordBedford Swan Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Bedford Swan Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Bedford Swan Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 260 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Service
        10.0
        Value
        8.0

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          7.8

          Good location, excellent restaurant, stylish rooms

          Very hot throughout; pillows very poor

        • Single
          10.0

          Loved the decor and the ambience. The location was excellent for my needs. I would have liked more time to enjoy it all!

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          They were having TV signal problems in many rooms ours had no active TV or TV services eg Alarm call.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          While only on a relative short stay, staff members all showed kindness and consideration to us. The view from the restaurant over the river was terrific.

          TThe problem with the room was that it was isolated surrounded by service rooms to which staff visited to collect goods. There was also three large air conditioning units, just outside the widow that started up and shut down throughout the night. These items apart we realy enjoyed our stay.

        • Older travelers
          6.2

          Nicely decorated, and the coach house wedding reception room was good. The meal we were served at the wedding reception was well cooked and nicely served

          Bedroom was small with very large furniture and no drawers or shelves to store clothes. There was a poor choice of meals in the restaurant with very small portions and was very poor value for money Not enough facilities for disabled folk, steps everywhere.

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          The hotel has recently been refurbished and the standard of decor in a superior room is very good.

          The bathrooms have not been updated so are very disappointing compared to the standard of rooms.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Frendly and helpful staff, especially given that they had no knowledge of our booking, they still managed to find us a room.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Rooms were of a good standard , comfortable bed. Restaurant and reception staff very helpfull and avcomodating. Quality of food at dinner was very good, pleased we pre booked dinner as it was very good value compared to prices on menu.

          The hotel is a very busy venue with a wedding party and school prom function on same evening, noise not too bad but meant the very small car park was full. Had to take the chance of parking on the road some 10 minutes walk away.

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          The Hotel was very clean and tidy and the location was superb.

          While the room was clean, it was really small, consider the room is for 2 people. The hotel boasts they have done a redfurb of the rooms, however they have done it on the cheap with poor accessories. The hotel staff are not friendly everything was an effort. We was put in to a twin room, they then moved us to a smoking before getting the right room, we did not complain, but there was no appology

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          Polite staff and lovely buildings with nice views of the river, plus it was central to everything in Bedford!

        • Single
          10.0

          Attention to my needs by staff

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The decoration is just wonderful, very friendly staff and their restaurant is just so nice with incredible delicious food! I was there on a business trip having training in another Hotel just across the river which was a dump!

        • Family with children
          5.0

          Good,central location with easy off street parking. Staff are generally very helpful. Breakfast staff, in particular,were lovely.

          If staying during warm weather,be aware that air conditioning in third floor standard rooms is inadequate.It is expensive for the facilities offered.

        • Older travelers
          4.6

          It was located in the centre of Bedford

          Room was small, facilities tired, entrance carpet was duct taped, staff untrained

        • Group of friends
          8.2

          Very pleasant hotel in a good location.

          Only a monor point, but I do dislike cold plates when taking a buffet breakfast. I find myself eating quickly before the food becomes too unpleasant to eat.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Bedford Swan Hotel Bedford location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 1RW

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Bedford
          1000 ft
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          113

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBedfordBedford Swan Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

        Use Badge