Swan Hotel - Alton (Hampshire)

High Street, Alton (Hampshire), United Kingdom, GU34 1AT  show map
 3 stars
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Swan Hotel - Alton (Hampshire)

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

Swan Hotel is a 3-star property only 2.0km from Bentley, Top Gear Test Track and Jane Austen's House. This historical hotel dates from 1300 and was refurbished in 2012.

Galleries and museums lie a short distance from the hotel. Just 10 minutes from the center of Alton .

35 minutes by car from Southampton airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 35 non-smoking rooms with such room amenities as a writing desk, a minibar, ironing facilities, air conditioning and multi-channel TV. They feature private bathrooms with a bathroom phone, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat

A free full English breakfast is served in the dining room. Tea can be savored in the coffee bar.

Services

Guests can take advantage of a meeting room, a conference room and a business center and make use of car rental, ironing service and late check-out provided on-site.

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   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

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

Room view

  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • 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 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Swan Hotel - Alton (Hampshire) Alton  location
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Hotel Address:

High Street, Alton (Hampshire), United Kingdom, GU34 1AT

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City Center
  • Alton
    300 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • The Queens at Selborne (cuisine: International)
    10 m
  • Prezzo - Alton (cuisine: Italian)
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    36

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 22m2
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    Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Sofa bed
    Size: 32m2
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      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 22m2
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Swan Hotel - Alton (Hampshire) Alton  location
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        Hotel Address:

        High Street, Alton (Hampshire), United Kingdom, GU34 1AT

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Alton
          300 m
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • The Queens at Selborne (cuisine: International)
          10 m
        • Prezzo - Alton (cuisine: Italian)
          50 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          36

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlton (Hampshire)Swan Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Market Street Gallery - 100 m

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 200 m

        Places of interest

        • Palace Bingo & Social Club - 200 m
        • National Pony Society - 300 m
        • Royal British Legion - 1.1km

        Amusement

        • Minnesotas Snooker & Social Club - 200 m
        • Palace Cinema Alton - 400 m
        • Palace Leisure Theatre - 400 m

        Museums

        • Curtis Museum - 100 m
        • Allen Gallery - 100 m
        • Jane Austens House Museum - 2.3km

        Local Attractions

        • Chawton House Library & Study Centre - 2.5km
          Chawton House, Alton
        • Birdworld - 13.4km
          Farnham Road, Farnham
        • The Sculpture Park - 14.1km
          Jumps Road, Churt
        • Alice Holt Forest - 9.2km
          A325 to Woodland Park, Farnham
        • Museum of Farnham - 13.9km
          38 West Street, Farnham

        Near the hotel

        • Allen Gallery - 190 m
          Church Street, Alton

          Restaurants Nearby

          • The Queens at Selborne - 10 m

            Address: High Street
            Phone: 01420 511454

            63% likes this, based on 49 reviews
            Cuisine: International

          • Swan Hotel Restaurant - 60 m

            Address: High Street
            Phone: 01420 83777

            64% likes this, based on 71 reviews
            Cuisine: English

          • The Balti House - 90 m

            Address: 9-11 Market Street
            Phone: 01420 549086

            86% likes this, based on 60 reviews
            Cuisine: Indian

          • Prezzo - Alton - 50 m

            Address: 1 - 2 Market Square
            Phone: +44 (0)1420 85580

            60% likes this, based on 67 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 43

          • Poppins - 50 m

            Address: 34b High Street
            Phone: 01420549425

            73% likes this, based on 29 reviews

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            36

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlton (Hampshire)Swan Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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          Swan Hotel Reviews

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

          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Very pleasant staff who were very helpful and had a good relationship with the customer. All our needs were satisfied and the inclusive breakfast was varied and there was plenty to eat. The Hotel's parking arrangement with the local authority made it so much easier and trouble free to leave the car at the rear of the Hotel without fear of receiving any parking penalty. I would not class this Hotel as a 'Back Packers' hotel. It was an old English Inn style and therefore not upmarket by the nature of the building but it had character and seemed to be very popular with the local town folk who used the restaurant facilities as non staying guests.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Even though we arrived very late in the evening we were still told that we could order an evening meal (as long as we were quick to decide!)

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            Friendly, courteous staff; clean spacious single room, comfortable bed, clean bright bathroom, excellent food remarkably good value, fantastic breakfast, bar open late for residents with meals until 10pm.Double glazing kept out road noise. Informal laid-back atmosphere. I went to walk the Hangers Way from Alton to Petersfield. I will certainly go back to this hotel, and recommend it to friends.

            The carpets were not to my taste, but so what? Cancellation policy as stated was draconian but fortunately I did not need to test this in practice.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Promt service,friendly welcome.

          • Group of friends
            5.4

            I found the room clean and the staff were as helpful as possible.

            We found the service in the morning slow and had to ask to order breakfast. Our evening meal was over cooked and they did not give us the sauce with meal until we asked for it and then they only brought it for one of the meals.

          • Single
            6.6

            Cheap and cheerful. A little bit tatty in places but clean and good location.

            Could do with sme work - overly squeaky floor boards and worn carpets. Bed comfy though.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            The Jane AustEn Suite very comfortable marred by poor TV, u/s radio, small bathroom especially wash-basin.

          • Family with children
            7.4

            Friendly people

            noisy main street late at night, but that's hardly the hotel's fault!

          • Family with children
            7.0

            the food was good

            i think it needs updating as there was no sink in the toilet, the cot bed was not very sturdy and the floor was skreaking.

          • Group of friends
            6.6

            The location was great. Alton is a lovely town and the Swan is in keeping. It is very well furnished and spacious. It has a pleasant atmosphere and a nice bar area

            We were told that breakfast was at 7am, but it didn't start till 8 and there was no-one to check us out at 7am.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Nice warm reception. Beds beautifully made up with crisp white linen. Food reasonable and reasonably priced.

            Hotel would be more classy without fruit machines in the bar and rather garish signs (could be more subtly written) Bathrooms could have more goodies and not just a bottle of shampoo.

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            Very comfortable - good and happy service - great food

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Its a really nice hotel with superb breakfasts.The staff are very helpful and charming

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            The Swan was very comfortable and suited our needs.

            It took a long time to book in especially as we were't familier with the practice of holding money on a credit card in case you have extras from the hotel. Having already paid for the rooms it seemed unecessary to put more money on a card just in case and we were told it could take up to 10 days for the money to go back into our account!

          • Single
            7.4

            need much better lighting in room as very dark & dingy

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Swan Hotel - Alton (Hampshire) Alton  location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          High Street, Alton (Hampshire), United Kingdom, GU34 1AT

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Alton
            300 m
          Airports
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Restaurants
          • The Queens at Selborne (cuisine: International)
            10 m
          • Prezzo - Alton (cuisine: Italian)
            50 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            36

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlton (Hampshire)Swan Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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