Bedford Swan Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 1RWshow map
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Very goodBased on  368 reviews
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Overview

Bedford Swan Hotel is a 4-star property offering a central accommodation with 24-hour reception, 24-hour security and room service. Featuring Roman architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2009.

The venue is 20 km away from Paxton Pits Nature Reserve. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

The hotel allows quick access to gardens and lakes.

Bedford Swan Hotel can be reached in 35 minutes by car from London Luton airport.

Rooms

Bedford Swan Hotel welcomes guests to beautiful rooms where they can use individual climate control, high-speed internet, a private safe, TV and a mini-refrigerator. The property offers views of the River Ouse from the rooms. They provide bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning.

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

Services

Business facilities at Bedford Swan Hotel include a video projector, a business center and a meeting room.

Relax

The property offers beauty therapy, facial massage and pedicure for guests who seek relaxation.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

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

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   113.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 5 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool
Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

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

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • River view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 16 yearsExtra bedThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
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Getting around
Airports
Northampton (ORM)17.7 mi
London Luton (LTN)18.5 mi
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Reviews
7.4
Very goodBased on  368  reviews

Rating by category:

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Service
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Rooms are renovated, they are clean cost and very comfortable!location of the hotel perfect beside the river as well walking distance to the shopping centre

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The hotel has a unique character and is situated in a lovely spot by the river. The food is great and so was our room.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    water in room very cold

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Fantastic location overlooking the river Ouse right in the middle of the city centre. Very well and quaintly decorated.

    Certain dishes are rediculously small when considering the price of the dishes. to

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    room was rather luxurious, decor throughout hotel impressive

    didn't know there was a pool, no swimming costume!

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The Swan was very comfortable, the rooms were spotless and recently refurbished. The staff were friendly and the public areas had a nice traditional, but not stuffy ambiance. The central location by the picturesque river was just perfect.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    the room, staff and the pool

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    I was attending my friend's wedding in the hotel and the staff could not have been more helpful in getting things set up for her on the day..As a guest I found the hotel to be very comfortable and clean.

    Check-in very slow, only one staff member around. Breakfast staff slow to offer coffee tea etc. but

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The Staff were very Good and pleasant Massage was very good Bar manage very friendly. Even after leaving Left my briefcase and there were very helpfull in returning it

    Had no reasons for complaint

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Nice public areas, especially liked the"Roman" bath and hot tub

    Excellent room although the bathroom, whilst very clean and functional, was a little dated. Difficult getting a table for breakfast - get down early!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very comfortable, great evening meal, and splendid ambience

    Thin bedroom walls, with noisy neighbours

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location next to river yet in town near shops. Excellent food especially good breakfast and after-noon tea with friendly and efficient staff.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The ambiance of the lounges, dining room and general areas. Comfortable and cosy.

    The difference in staff - some were excellent, others were very poor and in need of further training in customer service.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    A lovely hotel with great staff. I had previously had to postpone my stay for a few weeks, and when I changed my booking the staff contacted me to re-arrange the Spa treatment I had also booked, so this felt truly personal service.

    The pool was very small, not really meant for swimming around in! Also, the doors in the changing area did not shut properly as they seem to have swollen due to the damp.

  • 6.2
    Good

    having to change rooms 4 times of our stay says it all why would you put guests in rooms where there are functions right out side the door

    having such a nice pool area it let its self down with changing area doors dont close lockers all broken and ones that did work which were only two we had to get hotel staff to open because the the key got stuck

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  368 reviews
Hotel Awards

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

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 16 yearsExtra bedThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Northampton (ORM)17.7 mi
London Luton (LTN)18.5 mi
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