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Built in 1794 for the 5th Duke of Bedford this beautiful hotel overlooks the River Ouse in the centre of Bedford. Refurbished and standing in an attractive riverside position. The Bedford Swan Hotel is a delightful 18th century hotel located in the centre of Bedford, offering a Roman-style spa and pool. Only a few miles from Luton Airport, the hotel is also only an hour's drive from the university towns of Oxford, Cambridge. Central London is only 40 minutes by train. This elegant 4-star hotel, built in 1794 for the 5th Duke of Bedford, is one of the most distinctive hotels in the town, overlooking the River Ouse.

The hotel’s facilities are ideal for business and leisure guests looking for an ideal base for a short break to Bedford and surrounding areas.
As a guest, you'll receive complimentary use of the Roman-style pool and spa located on the ground floor of the hotel. The Roman style pool and spa features a swimming pool and jacuzzi, open to residents Monday to Sunday, from 07:00 to 22:00.
The River Room Restaurant, overlooking the River Ouse, serves freshly prepared cuisine in comfortable surroundings. Informal snacks, light meals and refreshments are served in the Lounge Bar, with 24-hour room service also available.

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