Bedford Swan Hotel

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
The Embankment, Bedford, MK40 1RW, United Kingdom
4.1 out of 5 rating 927 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.1
Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Bedford Swan Hotel places you in the heart of Bedford, steps from St. Paul's Church and a 5-minute drive from Priory Country Park. This 4-star hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Bedford Park and 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from Shuttleworth Collection.


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


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services. This hotel also features a television in a common area and a banquet hall.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Pen & Cob, 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 - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Greensand Ridge Walk - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club - 12.8 km / 8 mi
Church of Saint Peter - 14 km / 8.7 mi
Shuttleworth Collection - 14.9 km / 9.2 mi
Swiss Garden - 15.2 km / 9.4 mi
Wrest Park & Gardens - 15.8 km / 9.8 mi
The Beach - 16 km / 9.9 mi
Bedford Autodrome - 16 km / 10 mi
Wrest Park - 17 km / 10.5 mi
Wyboston Lakes Golf Course - 18.5 km / 11.5 mi
Shortmead House - 18.7 km / 11.6 mi
Harrold-Odell Country Park - 20 km / 12.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
London (LTN-Luton) - 45.6 km / 28.3 mi
Cambridge (CBG) - 58.4 km / 36.3 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 may be 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.

    Noise-free guestrooms 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.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Important Information

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

  • 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.

  • Parking height restrictions apply.

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 10.00 for adults and GBP 7.95 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 1 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 5 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 10.0 per day

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

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 3229
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 300
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking