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The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel 3 times ' never disappoints ' great breakfast ' started charging for car park' £7.00 per night' but it is secure on a first come first served basis' Central location ' friendly staff ' not expensive ' would recommend this for couples ' ps excellent Italian next door

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Colin L, Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your 4* review and your positive comments. I am pleased you return to our hotel for your visits to Halifax. I'm glad you like the breakfast, secure parking and staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We arrived at 9.30pm when the restaurant attached had closed. The man on reception was very helpful and suggested where we might find somewhere - 2 minutes away. Our "superior room" I think it was called, was great. Recently refurbished, the bedroom was not huge but the bathroom most certainly was! There was a room in between which had a...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and for your 4* rating. I am pleased you had a warm welcome after a late arrival, and I will make sure reception see your kind comments. I am also delighted to hear you liked the standard of the Superior room and it's excellent to here you found our breakfast service...

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Booked this with Booking. Com. Amazing value booked a superior room. It was massive clean lovely bath. TV and sofa. Clean. Breakfast very good. This is a really great place to stay. Quiet clean and in Centre of town. Lovely old hotel in very good decor. Staff more than helpful. Would recommend!!! We will be back again.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were really pleased to receive your review. It was a pleasure to read and we are really grateful for the 5* rating and extremely positive comments. We are glad you like the space and cleanliness of the Superior room. It's also fantastic to hear you found the staff helpful and enjoyed the breakfast. And most of all...

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed using this hotel for many years. The team in place are the key aspect here. They are friendly and provide (dare I say it) "old-fashioned" service levels. No buffet breakfast here - cooked to order and served to your table. Always with a smile and a chat. Thankfully since Compass took over this hotel they have recognised...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I've stayed in many hotels like this, but mostly over 20 years ago. This hotel is in a time warp. The service was really friendly, the breakfast was excellent but my room was not good. A towel rail in the bathroom was the source of the ridiculous levels of heat in the room and could not be turned off as...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate your kind remarks regarding breakfast and the staff being friendly. Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an in depth review regarding the decor of the hotel. I will certainly pass on your comments to the team at Compass Hospitality who work closely with the owners,the management team are working closely...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We had a fabulous holiday in Halifax UK and were thrilled with our accommodations at the White Swan. Three women travelling together need room and the White Swan so very adequately met our needs. We booked a Deluxe Family Suite where we had a double bed and two twin beds. Lots of room to move around, a sofa, TV, plenty...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed account of your stay with us. We really appreciate your 4* review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we are extremely pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We're glad you found the room and facilities exceeded your expectations and are glad...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Had a nice stay in a spacious and modernised room. Very comfy double bed. Reception girl was very friendly and obliging and delivered the personal touch that you don't get from many of the modern hotels. Good variety of food for breakfast. I would certainly stay again and would recommend the hotel.

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to write your lovely 4* review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay, finding the room to be spacious and modern with a comfortable bed. I will pass on your kind words to the staff who will be delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward...

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our wedding night, such a lovely hotel, old with a modern touch, bed was very comfortable, tv located on the wall so was easy to watch tv from the bed, the room was large with an on suite with bath and shower, they was a bottle of champagne and boquet of flowers waiting for us on...

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Colin L, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for such a lovely 5* review. May I take this opportunity to congratulate you on your wedding. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As we pride ourselves on our customer service and our breakfast I am pleased to hear these did not disappoint and I will pass on your kind words....

Vevey, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Room at the back so view of a wall - but that doesn't matter. Room clean and modern, mismatched furniture which gives away the transition the hotel is in. New bathroom, nicely done, and piping hot and powerful shower - always nice. Corridors narrow and and with many steps reflecting the age of the hotel. Wifi, quick to connect, but...

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Colin L, Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your 4* review. I'm glad you found the rooms to be clean and modern, and are glad you noticed that we are indeed going through a programme of refurbishment, since our new owners took over. I'm glad you found the breakfast to be excellent and found that you had great service from staff....

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed here for a full weekend for a friend's 30th. Upon arrival I was greeted by a very friendly woman on reception. All the staff were extremely helpful and the service was second to none. Breakfast was very filling and plenty on offer. Ideally situated for quick access to everything Halifax has to offer. Would highly recommend to anyone...

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Colin L, Manager at The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mitchell, Thank you very much for submitting this review. We hope you had a safe journey home and look forward to seeing you again, when you get chance to come back to Halifax. I'm glad you found the staff to be friendly and enjoyed the breakfast choice. It's fantastic to hear you would recommend us and to know...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality is situated in the heart of Halifax. We offer free Wi-Fi, limited parking, a fitness suite and we are 5 minutes walk from the Lloyds office, and less than a 10 minute walk from the railway station. All bedrooms are bright and airy. They are individually decorated, and each has ensuite facilities, tea/coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and flat screen televisions with satellite channels and Freeview. The Superior and Executive rooms also have modern bathrooms. Guests can enjoy a traditional Full English breakfast each morning, with lighter options also available. There is an authentic Italian restaurant. It offers fresh pastas, pizzas and steaks, and there is also a cosy lounge bar. The White Swan is within a 20 minute drive of the Calderdale Pennines and Bradford is just 10 miles away ... more   less 

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Address: Princess Street, Halifax HX1 1TS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Halifax
Price Range: RM228 - RM429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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