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The Swan

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Bull Ring, Thaxted CM6 2PL England See on map
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Breakfast included
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3 Star accommodation
4 Nov5 Nov
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All reviews the pub beautiful village main building booked a table flight path car park large bathroom real ale audley end fresh fruit comfortable bed night stay breakfast was excellent stansted airport twin room cooked breakfast short break
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I regularly visit the Swan hotel and always get great service and a lovely atmosphere. I always have a great time with friends, my family or even by myself due to the friendly staff and locals. The food is also amazing value for money, especially...More

Thank HowesyB
Response from Chris H, General Manager at The SwanResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your very positive review which I believe is an accurate summary of all that The Swan hotel is. We continually strive to provide great food and service in a hospitable environment and it is rewarding to see that we are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great customer service from the bar and waiter/waitress staff are brilliant. Hotels are specially clean fresh and the food was brilliant would 100% return to the establishment. One bar staff especially stood out to me his name was Henley who was fantastic bar and waitering...More

Thank Matt H
Response from Chris H, General Manager at The SwanResponded 1 week ago

Dear Matt Thank you for your fantastic and high scoring review ! I will pass your comments on to Henley next time he works. We look forward to your next stay Kind regards Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bar staff are great, up for a laugh and very helpful. The food is absolutely amazing five stars every meal we have had. A very family friendly place I would bring my kids here for a weekend away anytime.

Thank J1524HQtony
Response from Chris H, General Manager at The SwanResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thanks for your great comments particularly our food and service ! It is great to see the teams efforts being recognised in great trip advisor reviews. Remember to book direct for your next visit to get the best rates available. Kind regards Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutly brilliant visit, great bar staff, I had a great laugh with them while visiting, great food and great rooms the beds are comfortable and a brilliant pint. I would come back here for a personal trip every time! I would highly recommend!More

Thank Chris L
Response from Chris H, General Manager at The SwanResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest What a fantastic review ! Thank you ! We work hard to deliver the key elements of a hotel break to all our guests and it is nice to see the teams hard work paying off and gaining such high recognition We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Swan last week. A genuinely nice place to stay, staff were really helpful, accommodation was good and the food in the bar was great. Thaxted is a really pretty village and sadly I didn't get much time to have a good look...More

Thank Ellen I
Response from Chris H, General Manager at The SwanResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ellen Thank you for your complimentary review. Hopefully next time you visit we can get you up to five bubbles Best regards Chris

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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US$78 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United Kingdom > England > Essex > Thaxted
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25 April 2017|
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Response from Jim O | Reviewed this property |
I think the easiest way is to get a bus/taxi to Stansted Airport - it's about 12 miles away. The Stansted Express train runs frequently to London, but it is a little expensive. Have fun!
25 November 2016|
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Response from Railwayma | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have ground floor rooms
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Response from peter813 | Reviewed this property |
sorry only stayed bed and breakfast so did not look to close at menu but what i did see of it, it looked ok sorry can't happy more.
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"rooms outside of main building in car park area very good and easily accesible"
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"ask for rooms looking on to the church"
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"Room 4 had lovely view but faces road so would ask for alternative if light sleeper. Ro"
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"Noisy room due to proximity to road. Catch 22 - open the windows to cool the room against the noise of the..."
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