The Bedford Swan Hotel

A Historic Hotel in Bedford, Bedfordshire

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The Bedford Swan Hotel, Bedford

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The Bedford Swan Hotel in Bedford is a delightful 18th century hotel located in the centre of Bedford, only a few miles from Luton Airport, and only an hour drive from the university towns of Oxford and Cambridge and central London is only 40 minutes by train.This elegant hotel, built in 1794 for the 5th Duke of Bedford, is one of the most distinctive hotels in Bedford, occupying a prominent position, overlooking the River Ouse. The hotel features a Roman Style Pool and Spa, which is complimentary to hotel guests. Guests can enjoy a meal in the restaurant or a light snack, afternoon tea or a drink in the Sunken Lounge Bar.

Ten Conference rooms cater for up to 250 people for conferences or private banqueting parties. Parking is available on site.

4 star rating

From: £58.33


  • Disabled Facilities
  • Air conditioning in rooms
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Cots available
  • Wedding Licence
  • Car parking available onsite
  • Wi-Fi Available
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Pool
  • Massage
  • Beauty Salon/Manicure
  • Jacuzzi
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Smoking allowed in bedrooms
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Iron And Board In Each Room
  • Telephone In Each Room
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Wake Up Call Available
  • Currency Exchange
  • Interconnecting rooms available
  • Pets Allowed
  • Doctor on call
  • Porter
  • Lift to all floors
  • Disabled Access Public Areas
  • Disabled Access Bedrooms
  • Disabled toilets on ground floor
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair Access To Reception
  • Wheelchair Access To Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Access To Bar
  • Wheelchair Access To Conference Rooms
  • Wheelchair Access To Leisure Facilities
  • Wheelchair Access To Disabled Car Parking Spaces
  • In-room Broadband
  • In-room Modem Hook up
  • Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
  • Private dining services
  • Lounge Menu
  • Bar
  • Breakfast to go
  • [Channels] News
  • [Channels] Movies (Pay Per View)
  • Radio
  • Public Air Conditioning

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