Swan Hotel Thaxted - Dunmow

ex. Swan Hotel

The Bull Ring, Dunmow, United Kingdom, CM6 2PL  show map
 2 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Swan Hotel Thaxted - Dunmow

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The elegant 2-star Swan Hotel Thaxted offers a modern accommodation in a market area of Dunmow. Featuring ancient architecture, Swan Hotel Thaxted was renovated in 2012.

Many Dunmow sights, including King's College, Ickworth House and St John's College are 70 minutes' drive from the hotel. It is located 54km from London and just 10km from the center of Dunmow.

The hotel offers a great location close to forests.

Guests can reach Swan Hotel Thaxted by car from London Stansted airport in 15 minutes.

Rooms

Swan Hotel Thaxted is a property in Dunmow that comes with 21 rooms and provides a minibar, ironing facilities, a writing desk, multi-channel TV and heating. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The charming restaurant offers delicious British meals. The hotel invites guests to the Cosy bar to relax with a drink.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   21.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

General information

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • Room service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Swan Hotel Thaxted - Dunmow Dunmow location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

The Bull Ring, Dunmow, United Kingdom, CM6 2PL

Get directions
City Center
  • Dunmow
    9.7km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    5.1km
Restaurants
  • The Swan, (cuisine: English)
    30 m
  • India Villa (cuisine: Indian)
    120 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    21

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDunmowSwan Hotel Thaxted

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

Use Badge

Rooms and availability

Swan Hotel Thaxted Double RoomSwan Hotel Thaxted Double RoomSwan Hotel Thaxted Double Room
Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 3m2
Check Prices
  • Private bathroom
— Less information+ More information

This double room features a TV, desk and an en suite bathroom.

Room facilities
    Swan Hotel Thaxted Superior Standard Double RoomSwan Hotel Thaxted Superior Standard Double RoomSwan Hotel Thaxted Superior Standard Double Room
    Superior Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 3m2
    Check Prices
    • Shower
    — Less information+ More information

    Superior rooms are larger than standard rooms, allowing space for an area to sit and relax. They have larger beds, some with four-poster or sleigh beds. There is also a desk for work space.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Swan Hotel Thaxted - Dunmow Dunmow location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      The Bull Ring, Dunmow, United Kingdom, CM6 2PL

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Dunmow
        9.7km
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        5.1km
      Restaurants
      • The Swan, (cuisine: English)
        30 m
      • India Villa (cuisine: Indian)
        120 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        21

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDunmowSwan Hotel Thaxted

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

      Use Badge

      Swan Hotel Thaxted Location

      Legend
      • Current hotel
      • Hotels nearby
      • Other hotels
      • Airports
      • Underground stations
      • Train stations
      • Parks
      • Tourist attractions
      • Museums
      • Convention centers
      • Stadiums
      • Food and meals
      • General

      Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

      Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

      Route Planner
      Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Thaxted Galleries - 100 m
      • Lindsell Art Gallery - 4.4km

      Amusement

      • Perretts Amusement Park - 9.1km
      • Saffron Snooker Club - 9.3km

      Restaurants Nearby

      • The Swan, - 30 m

        Address: The Bull Ring
        Phone: 01371 830321

        60% likes this, based on 75 reviews
        Cuisine: English

      • Poppy's Tea Room - 130 m

        Address: 5 Fishmarket Street

        86% likes this, based on 51 reviews
        Cuisine: Yugoslavian

      • Parrishes - 220 m

        Address: 36 Town Street

        76% likes this, based on 45 reviews
        Cuisine: English

      • India Villa - 120 m

        Address: 20 Watling Street

        75% likes this, based on 41 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian

      • Poppys Tearoom , Thaxted - 130 m

        Address: 4-5 Fishmarket St.

        63% likes this, based on 15 reviews
        Cuisine: English

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        21

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDunmowSwan Hotel Thaxted

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

      Use Badge

      Hotels nearby
      Starr Hotel
      3 stars
      10km
      The Dog Inn
      3 stars
      21km
      Old Bull Inn
      3 stars
      27km
      Cities nearby

      Swan Hotel Thaxted Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Swan Hotel Thaxted

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        Room was very pleasant and good size

        Check-in procedure (using your booking confirmation) was very slow. When we came down to dinner at 7.30pm we were told the bar (there's no dining room) was full and we'd have to wait till 9.00pm. I complained next morning and was told I should have told the staff we were residents, but the person who told me to wait was the same lady who'd checked us in an hour before. Not impressed. We ate elsewhere which was difficult on a Monday as all eating places in Thaxted are closed and we had to drive to Saffron Walden!

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Helpful friendly staff, comfortable room at a reasonable price, perfect for my business trip.

      • Single
        5.8

        Staff were great - thats the positive. The location of the hotel is also good - very pretty village

        Room small and a bit stuffy and smelt of drains!

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Friendly, good pub food & atmosphere. People very nice would stay again

      • Family with children
        8.2

        Good value nice breakfast and convenient for Stansted. Interesting town too.

        Information from the booking was¸not acted on, I needed two adjacent rooms which was possible only because there were few other guests. My details had not been noted, even my country of origin had been wrongly entered.Does Slovenia sound or look like Poland.

      • Older travelers
        9.4

        Well located and easy to find. Good beer wine and food. Easy car parking and the price was very reasonable. We will certainly go again.

      • Group of friends
        5.8

        Hotel staff are excellent, very friendly and helpful. The restaurant food is good and the cost fairly reasonable in most cases.The hotel is in a lovely village situated within easy reach of the m11. Parking is good unless at peak demand, but there is a free public car park 2 minutes away.

        Dissappointed with the rooms we stayed in (one double and one single) were not up to 3 star standard and require refurbishment especially the bathrooms. This surprised me considering as it had stated in the information they had had a £300,000 refurbishment in the last few years. The water system in the bathroom was noisy when in use (I assume this was the pumps) The beds were extremely small in size especially the single beds. Ok for a child pre-teenager but not suitable for adults. Having informed the hotel manager and staff of our dissappointment of the standards of the rooms they did do all they could to help resolve the situation and make our stay a pleasant one.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The staff were very friendly and helpful . The breakfast was plentiful and very good. We had to leave very early so we were left some cereal and fruit outside our room which was appreciated.

        It is a pub so there was a bit of noise Friday night when people were leaving but wasn't too bad .

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Very picturesque setting and staff were friendly

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        The views from the rooms at the front of hotel, overlooking a windmill and thatched houses

        The noise of aicraft overhead, being in direct flight path of stanstead airport. Tight car parking spaces.

      • Single
        8.8

        Prefer sleeping in a double bed so the single was a little uncomfortable. But that's me nit picking because the whole experience was really without fault. A very nice place to stay. Excellent food, excellent value. Spotlessly clean. What more could you want. Would definately stay here again.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        we had another lovely stay at the swan hotel. staff were very friendly and helpful nothing was to much trouble, the food was very good and breakfast was good-plenty to choose from. the room was very comfortable and clean. we would stay again here.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Friendly, nice rooms and "dog's allowed". Very good food.

        A bit hot. It was summer.There was a lot of traffic noise and the church bell rings on the hour so if you need an open window noise is a problem.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        Beautiful old building with lots of character and superb setting overlooking Thaxted church. Food was excellent and really good value - we ate in the restaurant on both nights of our stay, service on both nights was very slow but it was very busy. Location was excellent for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby Braintree and Saffron Walden. All the staff we met were friendly, helpful and welcoming. Have stayed here before and will stay again. Really appreciate the 2 for 1 offer which will encourage us to return very soon.

        The only small complaint is that we couldn't open the window which made the room stuffy and unbearably hot. I assumed it wasn't meant to open so I didn't ask - apparently it does open so, my fault, I should have asked. It is a minor niggle and wouldn't put me off staying here again.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Beer. Staff. On first visit a bath towel each and 2 easy chairs. The village of Thaxted.

        On first visit (1st April) our bedroom window would not open and temp. in room was 30°C! A fan was found which helped a bit. All window woodwork covered in black mold. On second visit only one bath towel and easy chair for a double room.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Swan Hotel Thaxted - Dunmow Dunmow location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      The Bull Ring, Dunmow, United Kingdom, CM6 2PL

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Dunmow
        9.7km
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        5.1km
      Restaurants
      • The Swan, (cuisine: English)
        30 m
      • India Villa (cuisine: Indian)
        120 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        21

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDunmowSwan Hotel Thaxted

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

      Use Badge