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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the spacious rooms at The Swans Nest Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Shakespeare Monument. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and a bar. Built in 1872, this 4-star hotel has 72 rooms over 2 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and TVs.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, TVs and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy French cuisine while dining at Le Bistrot Pierre
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage and wedding services
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation, from cleanliness and spaciousness to overall comfort and low noise level
  • Steps from Shakespeare Monument and 7 minutes on foot from Swan Theatre
  • Pets welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£69 per night

Deluxe Suite

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Suite

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room (Feature)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Club Double Room (King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Swans Nest Hotel ratings based on 15 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Swans Nest Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (8) Family (1) Friends (1)
4 out of 5
Great location, lovely room comfortable large beds, breakfast was terrible waitress not very welcoming food not very warm, rather small for a full cooked breakfast poached eggs like hard boiled eggs not nice!!!!

Posted by on 24 Feb 2019

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1 out of 5
Clean, confortablw rooms, but not a place for a relaxing stay. The staff make it their mission to be unhelpful, rude and distruptive. Expect to wait ages for service in the reception, bar or restaurant. Don’t even try and get a coffee on site after 10:30.

Posted by on 28 Jan 2019

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5 out of 5

Central

Pros: Everything
Shame about redecorating programme going on a little disturbing

Posted by on 3 Feb 2018

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4 out of 5

Excellent location for the RSC

Excellent hotel, with Sabrina on reception being very welcoming Second stay was as good as our first time and would recommend this hotel

Posted by , from Shropshire UK on 2 Feb 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice hotel. Close to amenitie.

Lovely room. Enjoyed our visit to Stratford upon Avon. Lots of things to visit and plenty of cafes & restaurants to choose from. Breakfast was too expensive in the hotel , so we ate out for breakfast

Posted by on 6 Dec 2016

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5 out of 5

weekend trip to explore Stratford upon Avon

Great location near the river Avon. Perrfect for looking around Stratford. Staff were lovely.

Posted by on 12 Sep 2016

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4 out of 5

Great three day break

Had a wonderful stay with a special friend. Everything was good and location excellent.

Posted by on 1 Mar 2016

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4 out of 5

Great little riverside hotel

At first we thought it was going to be a noisy pub hotel, as when we arrived there were live music being played at the pub area and it was really rowdy. Thankfully when we entered our room we noticed we couldn't hear much at all! The room was surprisingly big, with a relatively comfortable bed - ok the spring has gone but I've slept on worse in old hotels... The floor squeaks, but that kind of adds to the old charm. Staff are friendly, and the breakfast is pretty good. The service at the restaurant can be chaotic and at busy times you could wait 1/2 hour for coffee. I loved the riverside location and is just where the footbridge that crosses the river starts so it's a great base for exploring Stratford by foot. Wifi is fidgety, and slow, but enough to check emails/football scores so not bothered. Not be good enough for Skype calls to the family unfortunately.

Posted by on 1 Mar 2016

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2 out of 5

Disappointing

The lack of staff results in a very poor service. The hotel is tired and in desperate need of some maintenance.

Posted by on 19 Jan 2016

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5 out of 5

Excellent birthday stay

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Macdonald's swans nest hotel, I booked it as a surprise for my partner's 30th birthday. The location is excellent as it is only a couple of minutes walk into the town where there are a wide variety of pubs, bars, restaurants and shops. Plenty to do and see. We had access to use the pool and leisure facilities in the Alveston Manor across the road. We had an excellent meal in the Pierre restaurant followed by a relaxing drink in the bear next door, they even had my partner's favourite beer on tap (Hobgoblin). The whole experience was brilliant and I think we have found our new favourite town to visit. We were very impressed with the hotel staff, they were very friendly and helpful.

Posted by on 7 Jan 2016

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Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly The Swans Nest Hotel also features a garden, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Stratford-upon-Avon hotel is smoke free.

  • 72 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1872
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Birmingham (BHX) (42.8 km / 26.6 mi)
  • Train station: Stratford-Upon-Avon Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Swans Nest Hotel offers 72 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. This Stratford-upon-Avon hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Separate bedroom
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily.

Le Bistrot Pierre – This restaurant specialises in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Bear Free House, Kitchen – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Courtyard Garden – On-site café.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: GBP 15.00 per pet, per night
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or an extra bed. please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or an extra bed. please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 19.50 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 5 per stay
  • Pet fee: GBP 15.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 70.00 (subject to availability)
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Macdonald Swan's Nest Hotel Stratford-upon-avon
  • Macdonald Swan's Nest Hotel
  • Macdonald Swan's Nest Stratford-upon-avon
  • Macdonald Swan's Nest

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.