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The Old Swan

Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
+44 1423 500055
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“macaroons” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is highly recommended so my partner and I decided to have a weekend stay at this venue and to partake of the fine cuisine.☺ On arrival we were quickly booked in and a room charge card was produced. A lift is available to...More

Thank Barry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended what was supposed to be a magical day for my brothers wedding reception. Rooms weren't ready for guests that had booked, the dining room wasn't set up for the guests on arrival, not able to use cash or card to pay for drinks only...More

Thank Peri-Ann P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished a lovely weekend away in Harrogate staying on Friday and Saturday nights at The Old Swan. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful and upon entering into the hotel lobby you're treated warmly. The room was clean and tidy and had everything you...More

Thank Merlin151
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the job. Nice ensuite but that was the most updated room. Corridors and rooms need a bit of an update. Booking included a three course meal and breakfast- the food was quite nice but the restaurant needs a better layout and modernising. We were...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in the hotel and a 3 course dinner was included. We also had breakfast. The dinner was nice and tasty and some nice meals to pick from on the menu. I can recommend the pate starter. The breakfast was another story, disorganised,...More

Thank Maccydoodling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely love this hotel everything about it was amazing. We ate in the restaurant the service and the food was first class. The history of the venue is worth reading up on.

Thank LiziD12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in this hotel for one night we had an afternoon champagne tea gifted to us so we thought we would make a day/night of it. The hotel is more or less central to the main part of the town just...More

Thank cpj0hns0n1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with my friend Jennie, her choice due to being an Agatha Christie fan. Very nice stay, no complaints. Very easy access to Harrogate town centre. We enjoyed our time visiting the Turkish Baths and dined at the Chinese restaurant. Very enjoyable weekend, not...More

Thank Cazza8896
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is poorly managed and the staff are rude. We had to wait over an hour for starters! Eat somewhere else.

Thank rg406
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a last second overnight trip to Harrogate and stayed in this hotel. It's pretty typical of old style period hotel. Decor was tired, rooms comfy but ours was very basic and as is often the case in older buildings it was very noisy...More

Thank AbAsl
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Adam G
Is there a gym at this hotel?
19 March 2017|
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Response from Sb2604 | Reviewed this property |
No there isnt
What time is check in & will I be able to park on site pse?
28 September 2016|
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Response from Sally E | Reviewed this property |
Oh dear ... sorry I never replied to this. Did you go and were you pleased? On site parking but not sure of check in time
julie t
Any dress code for the restaurant
6 December 2015|
Response from Ladydarkdark |
We have just stayed there and no, no dress code. One man in sandals and shorts with a loose shirt, others in lounge suits and everything in between.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 500055
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