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newry
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our first experience of Swan House is one we will always remember from the welcome at the front door, right through three days of wonderful food and even better company. We especially loved the open fire and comfy sofas as the evenings were still a bit nippy. Breakfast was a feast and I can understand the many awards for breakfast...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gorgeous house, very relaxed, fantastic food. Brendan and his team were really thoughtful - meeting us to take us to the car park covered by their permit, offering tea when you're sitting in the garden and so on. Would love to go back.

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Thank Anna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

On April 6th, My boyfriend and I, who were on vacation in London, went to Hastings for the day and spent the night here at Swan House. Built in 1490, it has all the charm you'd expect from such a historic place. Look at the photos, it really looks like that. There is no brochure "bait and switch"! The rooms...

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1Thank Randy W
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had such a wonderful weekend in Hastings old town. Swan House is beautiful in a relaxed friendly way. Brendan the owner even drove me to the parkrun start on saturday morning which was so kind. The decor has been carefully updated to enhance the historic building, but provide the comfort we expect today. Its very tastefully done....

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Thank Christine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a boutique bnb for sure. Beautiful room and gorgeous surroundings. Lovely being in the old town and near some lovely places to eat and drink. I couldn't recommend it more highly. The owner was friendly and helpful, including getting me some options for vegan breakfast.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Swan House is pretty as a picture inside and out. We could only stay for a short stay, which is my biggest regret and I look forward to returning for a longer stay. The place is warm, welcoming and beautiful, but I suppose its greatest asset is its staff, which strikes the perfect balance between being attentive and yet remaining...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

From the moment we arrived, and met Brendan, who came out to the car to collect our bags, it was a perfect place to be. The room was even better than the photos showed it to be, the building itself is stunning and how it has been designed/decorated is totally gorgeous. So many small details just make it a perfet...

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful reception, lovely people, fantastic food. Cakes and chilli wine and nibbles, what more could we want. Brendan was just the best host ever. Thank you Jane Ben and tessa. And the rest of us xx

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Larkfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Quite simply "Excellent" does not do this incredible B+B justice from the moment we pulled up outside and Brendan came out and took our bags from the car for us until the time we left nothing was to much trouble. Superb room, great service,gorgeous brekkie all made this a stay to remember. Cannot recommend the Swan House highly enough.

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Richard, many thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay and we much appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We ARE passionate about giving our guests excellent customer service.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Brendan is a very friendly host. He was there to welcome us when we arrived and make sure all our needs and questions were answered. There is a lovely sitting / dining room with 2 large sofas and a splendid fire to relax by. The bedroom was very comfortable but does have some quirks of a period house including WC...

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will investigate whether we can offer more storage space and I am sorry that you had a problem with the flush handle, which has now been replaced.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury, five star boutique guesthouse in the heart of Hastings Old Town, offering unprecedented style and service in picturesque 1066 country. The travel press love Swan House - come and experience why! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swan House

Address: 1 Hill Street, Hastings TN34 3HU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hastings
Hotel Class:5 star — Swan House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Swan House Hotel Hastings
Swan House Hastings, England
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“The upstairs rooms are a bit larger so that may be your only consideration.”
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183randyw, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good but have different sized beds, based on room size.”
M8086CSchristinew, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Renaissance Room was lovely and huge, with an option to make it into a suite with an extra bedroom and its has a little terrace!”
PattiP1604, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in Artisan, which is very quiet. ”
Z7483ASphilipc, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As the house is situated on a narrow, no through road, there is very little traffic, so all rooms are quiet.”
122al, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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