Where To Stay In Swindon, England: 8 Stays With Different Charms - Updated 2024

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As the phrase goes, beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder; you will find something unique about each of the accommodations below, the question is, which is your ‘beauty’? Every one of the accommodations listed on this list has its own unique design, strategic location, welcoming host, distinct atmosphere and surroundings. So, gather all your options and choose one that is perfect for you, here are the best places to stay in Swindon!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 13, 2024.

1. Blunsdon House Hotel: living a laid back country life (from USD 138)

If you like living in natural settings, Blunsdon House Hotel welcomes you. Located in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, you get to experience serenity and peacefulness with a view of greenery. Walk to the back of the hotel, and you will find a paradise of Cotswolds where you can visit the churches, villages and majestic homes of middle ages sitting on hills and prairies.

Despite being in the countryside, Blunsdon House Hotel has plenty of facilities you can enjoy including 2 restaurants, 3 bars, an indoor pool, a golf course, a gym complete with Les Mills virtual spinning studio, tennis, and beauty salon. The hotel is just 6.4 km (4 miles) away from Swindon Railway Station and there is a designer shopping outlet nearby.

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Swindon Blunsdon House Hotel, BW Premier Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: The Ridge, Blunsdon
8.1 km (5.1 mi) from Coate Water Country Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

2. The White Hart: A place to chill (from USD 128)

Being close to the town and easily accessible to the main road, The White Hart is convenient yet quiet enough to be isolated from all the noise. In addition, the well-designed, spacious and modern rooms offer you comfort and relaxation so that you can sleep like a log. The continental breakfast in the restaurant gives you plenty of choices to choose from. A family-friendly, old style pub in the hotel with delicate furnishings and warm atmosphere, offering wine and non-alcoholic drinks, is a great place to chill and hang out with you family or friends. The friendly staff and their top notch service make your stay even more pleasant.

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The White Hart

Wifi Available

Address: The White Hart, Oxford Road, Stratton St Margaret
3.48 km (2.2 mi) from Coate Water Country Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking

3. Holiday Inn Express Swindon West: A quiet place throughout the bustle (from USD 103)

For businessmen searching for a calming stay during your busy schedule, Holiday Inn Express Swindon West is your ideal place. Conveniently located among business parks and the industrial area, this hotel saves you time and money and also gives you a moment of quietness despite being right next to the M4. Entering the room, you are welcomed by a contemporary design, a super-comfy bed, iron facilities, nice hot shower and other facilities you can find in a hotel. A free breakfast is included in your stay. For business purposes, the hotel also provides meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 50 people. The hotel will also impress you with the professional attitude and friendliness of the staffs.

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Holiday Inn Express Swindon West, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Frankland Road, Blagrove
7.2 km (4.5 mi) from Coate Water Country Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre

4. Private room with a warmhearted host (from 46 USD)

Marion will go the extra mile to make you feel welcome and at home at her place. That includes touring you around the neighborhood, letting​ you familiarize with the area and offering some suggestions on where to explore. You will be engulfed by her generosity and amiability, making you feel warm in an unfamiliar place. Enjoy her hospitality with a breakfast full of options like fruit, cereals, croissants, eggs and more. Along with a helpful host, comes a beautiful, tidy and comfortable home in a quiet and safe residential area. Despite being miles away from Swindon town centre, it is quite convenient with 3 pubs selling food and a supermarket just a 5 minute’s walk away and shops within walking distance.

Private room in Cotswolds Blundsdon

Price: from 46 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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5. Luxury City Apartments: live with style (from USD 150)

This is a modernly designed, elegant and stylish apartment that is much cooler than your own home. Stepping into the apartment, you can see furniture uniquely and perfectly placed in the right corners, making it spacious and sophisticated. A lounge, dining area and kitchen are nicely divided by its unique decor in the open plan design. With wide windows at the side, the room is brightened​ up by the sunlight. The living room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and a DVD player and the kitchen has all that you need including an oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

Adding to the awesomeness, the apartment is in the heart of Swindon, with a supermarket, cinema, and restaurants just opposite. The Brunel Shopping Centre with more than 100 shops and restaurants can be reached by foot. Not to mention the shopping heaven, Swindon’s Designer Outlet Centre, which is just outside of town centre. If you want your apartment to be packed with goods upon your arrival, check with the owner about the grocery shopping service while enquiring about your stay.

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2.83 km (1.8 mi) from Coate Water Country Park
1 review   Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

6. Piper House: a big, stylish house (from 159 USD)

If you are in a large group, no matter family or friends, searching for a place that accommodates a maximum of 8 people, Piper House is ideal for you. The house has three rooms, which is just nice for 8 people, a master bedroom and two bedrooms with double beds sharing a bathroom. It is perfect for a large group of people with wide storage for your clothes and suitcases. And of course, a fully equipped kitchen is also available.

The house is decorated with a slick design which has a combination of style, tidiness and cleanliness. The strategic location being close to the centre of Swindon is a plus. It is also a great location if you want to visit Bath, Cardiff, Stonehenge, Avebury, the Cotswolds and more. The supermarket is just 1 km (0.6 miles) away. If you don’t have a car, you can use the bus that passes by the front door.

Piper House

Price: from 159 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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7. Great Western Hotel Swindon: everywhere is convenient

Being a step away from Swindon Railway Station, trains, buses and taxis are easily accessed from Great Western Hotel Swindon. The award-winning Swindon Designer Outlet Village and the steam museum are worth visiting and are just a 5 minute’s walk from the hotel. And also visit the lagoon pool at The Oasis Leisure Centre which is just a 10-minute’s walk away.

Don’t be mislead by the olden look of the hotel from the outside, as you will be pleased by the modern interior and the simplicity and light colors​ of the rooms. The hotel bar and restaurant provides delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner that will satisfy your appetite. Although next to the railway station, some of the rooms are pretty quiet.

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8. Spacious double bedroom & bathroom: silence on the third floor

If you are one of those who values privacy, this vacation rental totally suits you. It is a three story house and your room will be on the top floor with a private bathroom and towels for you to use. It is in a quiet neighborhood, plus being on the top floor, you get all the peace you need. The place is owned by a male couple, Kevin and John, with three dogs. The hosts are attentive to details from welcoming you with your names on a chalkboard while entering the house to the free Evian water and chocolate in your room. Don’t worry as the dogs are not allowed to enter the 3rd floor. It doesn’t matter if you love dogs or not as they are friendly and well-behaved, plus there is a stair gate that allows you to choose whether you want to entertain them.

A continental breakfast with cereal, juice, yoghurt, tea, coffee and more, is served to you every morning. The house is a 10 minute’s walk to Wootton Bassett, a market town with lots of shops and restaurants. If you want to just snuggle down in your room, there is a TV, free WiFi and tons of electric plugs for you.

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Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, United Kingdom
10.7 km (6.7 mi) from Coate Water Country Park
91 reviews  
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi super fast tv in room
a fan would have been a welcome addition
left to do our own thing and having good wifi a bonus
the room was perfect at kevin's house and the amenities were great
really very very nice fully furnished homely bedroom and bathroom plus super breakfast recommended
lovely clean and bright space
everything was immaculately clean & tidy
a comfortable clean and friendly experience awaits you
lovely clean room with private bathroom
comfy spotlessly clean room
kevin and john were fantastic hosts
kevin helpful and welcoming
kevin is an awesome host and his place is lovely
excellent host and room overall
perfect hosts who are very welcoming and supportive
great location within walking distance of the town centre
great location just 15 minutes walk from the town centre
i would definitely recommend this location to others
nice location well away from the main road
the neighbourhood is very nice it felt safe and there was several parking spots
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A memorable stay

A special stay is a merger of comfort, design and location. The recommended accommodations meet all the requirements in their unique, different way. Let the charms of the hotels and vacation rentals give you a memorable stay.

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