Bedford Swan Hotel

Bedford Swan Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford, MK40 1RW, United Kingdom
+44 123 434 6565

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Bedford Swan Hotel
Fri 3/12
Sat 4/12
ProviderNightly total£63

About Bedford Swan Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated amongst local attractions, Bedford Swan Hotel is a 10-minute walk from from Bedford Castle. It is also conveniently located within walking distance of Bedford Bus Station.

Those staying at the hotel have access to an indoor pool and a beauty centre. After checking in, guests can unwind with a massage or unwind in the hot tub. It also provides a rooftop terrace, an express check-in and check-out feature and 24-hour room service.

Rooms at Bedford Swan Hotel feature refrigerators and hair dryers.

The hotel's in-house restaurant, River Room Restaurant, is a popular spot to enjoy a meal. Each evening, guests are invited to relax in the lounge bar. Guests are also able to try one of the many bars and cafés in the surrounding area.

Bedford Swan Hotel is under a 45-minute drive from London Luton Airport and Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and Bedford Museum is a brief stroll away. The local area is also known for its wide range of shopping options.

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Amenities at Bedford Swan Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Business centre
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals


  • Terrace/Patio

Reviews of Bedford Swan Hotel

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8.0 Great
Pros:the age and history of the building
Cons:Room was a bit dark
8.0 Great
Pros:Central location on riverfront, very traditional long established local hotel,clean and comfortable . Quirky. Nice breakfast.
Cons:Rooms on small side , but comfortable .
6.0 Okay
Pros:Needs to be updated but overall ok, great location
Cons:Old needs updating
9.6 Excellent
Cons:That the rooms were modern when the rest of hotel was boutique.
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The Embankment, Bedford, MK40 1RW

What's nearby

  • St. Paul's Church137 yd
  • Bedford Castle165 yd
  • Corn Exchange188 yd
  • Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and Bedford Museum200 yd
  • John Bunyan Museum277 yd
  • Goldington Road0.5 mi
  • Bedford Park0.9 mi
  • Allen Park1.3 mi
  • Priory Country Park1.3 mi
  • Risinghoe Castle2.6 mi
  • Stondon Transport Museum3.1 mi
  • Bedford Hospital3.5 mi



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Bedford Swan Hotel

  • Yes, reservations at Bedford Swan Hotel can be cancelled free of charge with some of our providers. Make sure to read the provider's cancellation policy.

  • Yes, Bedford Swan Hotel has a restaurant on-site.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Bedford Swan Hotel.

  • No, Bedford Swan Hotel does not offer free parking.

  • Yes, Bedford Swan Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Bedford Swan Hotel is located 0 miles from the centre of Bedford. St. Paul's Church is the closest landmark to Bedford Swan Hotel.

  • No, Bedford Swan Hotel does not have a pool on-site.

  • Yes, Bedford Swan Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • Bedford Swan Hotel is 18.4 miles from London Luton. Bedford Swan Hotel is 27.6 miles from Cambridge.

  • No, Bedford Swan Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

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Nearest airport

London Luton

Distance to airport

18.4 mi