Bedford Swan Hotel

Bedford Swan Hotel Bedford, East Anglia

Historic 18th Century hotel on the banks of the River Ouse

Member since February 2019

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Built in 1794 for the 5th Duke of Bedford, this elegant hotel in the heart of Bedford overlooks the River Ouse. Inside you'll find stunning public areas and impressive original 18th Century architecture. Just 15 minutes walk from the train statuion, it's an ideal base to explore the wonderful countryside of Downs, Chiltern Hills and Marston Vale. 

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2 Special Offers for this hotel.

Sparkling Riverside Break

From £58.35 pppn for a 10 night stay, to £84.50 pppn for a 1 night stay

Stay in a Luxury room and receive:

  • A Complimentary bottle of chilled Prosecco (value £27.50) in your room on arrival
  • Dinner for two on the first evening in the restaurant (£50 per couple allowance)
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Complimentary 2pm late check out (value £20)
  • Dine in the restaurant on an extra evening and receive complimentary bottle of house wine (min spend £40 per couple, wine value £18)
  • Complimentary parking (value £5 per night)

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  • Perfectly located in the heart of town
  • Stunning views of the River
  • Contemporary rooms
  • Full of historic character
  • Just 30 minutes from London
  • Stylish bar / brasserie
  • Parking included

Home truths

Please note that the hotel spa and pool are closed for refurbishment until further notice.

113 Bedrooms 113 Bedrooms
children welcome Children Welcome
wheelchair access Wheelchair Access
Golf course nearby Golf Course Nearby
Internet Connection in rooms Internet Connection in Rooms
Dogs may be accepted by prior arrangement Dogs May Be Accepted by Prior Arrangement
Rail Bedford Rail Station is 1 mile

How to find Bedford Swan Hotel

Bedford Swan Hotel
The Embankment
MK40 1RW

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Good to know

Hotel check-in time:

2:00 PM

Hotel check-out time:

12:00 PM


Opening Times

Pen & Cob Brasserie offers all day dining with dinner served between 6pm and 10pm. 

Parking Facilities

Parking is chargeable at £5 per night for all guests. Please note the hotel has limited parking spaces, in the event parking is unavailable, the reception team will suggest an alternative.

Disabled Access

The hotel has a lift however please do contact us prior to booking if you have particular access needs. 

Child Policy

Children up to age of 12 stay free of charge, all rooms can take 1 extra camp bed and suites have sofa beds. Those over the age of 12 pay adult rates.

In the interest of spa guests children are not permitted in the pool area between 11am – 4pm Friday to Sunday

Dogs Policy

Dogs are welcome in certain rooms, charged at £10 per night

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