Bedford Swan Hotel

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
The Embankment, Bedford, MK40 1RW, United Kingdom

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Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Bedford Swan Hotel places you in the heart of Bedford, a 4-minute drive from St. Paul's Church and 6 minutes from Bedford Park. This 4-star hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Priory Country Park and 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Shuttleworth Collection.


Make yourself at home in one of the 113 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Relax and unwind with massages, body treatments, and facials. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and a television in a common area.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, River Room Restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Bedford? This hotel has facilities measuring 3229 square feet (300 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

St. Paul's Church - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Bedford Park - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Priory Country Park - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club - 11.1 km / 6.9 mi
Greensand Ridge Walk - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Shuttleworth Collection - 14.3 km / 8.9 mi
Swiss Garden - 14.6 km / 9.1 mi
Church of Saint Peter - 14.9 km / 9.2 mi
Harrold-Odell Country Park - 15.2 km / 9.4 mi
Bedford Autodrome - 16 km / 10 mi
Wrest Park & Gardens - 16.3 km / 10.1 mi
Wrest Park - 16.6 km / 10.3 mi
Wyboston Lakes Golf Course - 18.3 km / 11.4 mi
Shortmead House - 18.5 km / 11.5 mi
Woburn Safari Park - 19.8 km / 12.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
London (LTN-Luton) - 45.5 km / 28.3 mi
Cambridge (CBG) - 54.8 km / 34 mi

The preferred airport for Bedford Swan Hotel is London (LTN-Luton).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property 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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

Know Before You Go

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 11.95 for adults and GBP 7.95 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 0.01 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 5.00 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Renovations and Closures
The following facilities will be closed from 19 March 2018 to 31 July 2019 (dates subject to change):

  • Swimming pool

  • Dining venue

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of floors - 3
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 3229
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 300
  • -Total number of rooms - 113
  • -Year Built - 1794
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Meeting rooms