Hotels in Swindon Town Centre
With humble origins as a barter trade hub, the town of Swindon in Wiltshire United Kingdom has developed into the progressive and busy town it is today. Its traditional courtyards and rustic accommodations, and modern pubs and other various establishments present a combination of past and the present.
Swindon’s Town Centre’s vast array of sights and services showcase the town’s versatile nature. The Brunel Centre presents a range of options for the modern shopper, with high-class establishments like Marks and Spencer, Argos, Waterstones, and Virgin Megastore. Alongside are retail outlets, like Deja Vous and John Antony. The pedestrian shopping areas like The Parade, Canal Walk, and Regent Street also hold high-end shopping establishments like Debenhams, Woolworths and H&M. Museums, theatres, and restaurants are also available.
The afterhours come alive in the Swindon Town Centre, with various nightspots both in the town centre and in "Old Town". Clubs like McKenzies, Longs Bar, and Apartment promise exciting spots for anyone to hang up their coats, let their hair down, and dance the night away with friends.
For those looking to go to Swindon for a night out, a number of accommodations are available, each within walking distance of all the town's hotspots.
One of the town’s popular hotels is the Madison Hotel and Conference Center. Featuring amenities and services like Satellite TV, a laundry and valet service, a lobby with a fireplace and hardwood floors, a bar, and 24-hour reception and room service. The Madison hotel usually offers really cheap rates, which is great if you're looking to crash with a couple of mates after a night on the town.
The Madison is an excellent place to stay for anyone planning to take in such sights as the city of Bath and Stonehenge.
Another hotel to consider would be The Lodge Guest House, an expansive Victorian residence later converted into a tiny hotel with considerable reputation.
This seemingly small establishment offers a range of services, including WiFi connection, a parking lot, a restaurant, in-room tea/coffee making facilities, and color TVs. This tiny guest house, which by the way allows pets, goes the extra mile with its billiards/snooker area. It is within walking distance from the Swindon Town Centre.
The Menzies Hotel
There is also the Menzies Hotel, a slightly more upmarket choice, which brings the irresistible combination of comfort and luxury. The hotel offers services including laundry, maid service, and secure parking, not to mention the cable/satellite televisions, Wifi service, the hotel bar/lounge, meeting rooms and facilities, and an award-winning restaurant.
With exciting tourist spots and accommodation at such great prices, it's worth paying a visit to Swindon. Whilst Swindon is a busy town and rapidly expanding town, it still has the feel of a small area; the traffic is usually fine as long as you avoid the rush hours, the countryside is a 10 minute drive in any direction and the M4 is accessbile via two junctions depending on which part of the town you are in. With easy access to Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham, Stonehenge, Avebury, Marlborough, Devizes, The White Horses and so on, Swindon is the perfect central hub location. Even London is only 35 minutes on the train.