Bedford Swan Hotel
Bedford Swan Hotel Bedford, East Anglia

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


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Set on the embankment of the Great River Ouse in Bedford, Bedfordshire, The Bedford Swan Hotel offers luxurious, elegant bedrooms, along with all you will need for a perfect night's sleep.  This stylish hotel is full of character, mixing contemporary fabrics and designs with original 18th Century features, creating a stunning hotel stay.

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12 Special Offers for this hotel.

Sparkling Riverside Break

1 night stay, £77 pppn

Stay 1 night in a Classic Double room and receive:

  • A complimentary bottle of chilled Prosecco (value £30) in your room on arrival
  • Dinner for two on the first evening in the restaurant (£50 per couple allowance)
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Complimentary 1pm 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). Please be advised that parking is not reserved and is allocated on a first come first served basis. 

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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
  • Thermal spa and vitality pool

Home truths

The hotel has a recently refurbished Thermal Spa & Vitality pool. This facility is adults only and use is charged at £15 per person for one hour or £25 per person for two hours. The spa does not offer treatments.

113 Bedrooms
Health Spa
Accessible Rooms
Children Welcome
Golf Course Nearby
Internet Connection in Rooms
Dogs May Be Accepted by Prior Arrangement
Bedford Rail Station is 1 mile

How to find Bedford Swan Hotel

Bedford Swan Hotel
The Embankment
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Good to know

Hotel check-in time:

2:00 PM

Hotel check-out time:

11:00 AM


Opening Times

Pen & Cob Brasserie offers all day dining with dinner served between 10am until 9pm, it is closed on Sunday evenings

Parking Facilities

Parking is complimentary for guests booking via OPL however this is limited, not reserved and is allocated on a first come, first served basis.  In the event parking is unavailable, the reception team will suggest an alternative. Please note that bed and breakfast only packages do not include parking.

Electric car charging: There are 2 BP Pulse charging units. 1 with 2 x 7W type 2 sockets, and 1 unit with a CCS and CHadeMO connector at 50kW, and a type 2 socket at 43kW. Network charges apply. 

Disabled Access

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

Child Policy

Children up to the age of 12 stay free of charge when sleeping in an existing bed.  If they require an additional bed this is charged at £15 per night.  Breakfast is free of charge for all children up to the age of 12. Those over the age of 12 pay adult rates and will require a full-sized bed.

A cot can be provided for a child under 2 free of charge.

Dogs Policy

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

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