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Hotel The Bull And Swan (Stamford, United Kingdom)

Hotel The Bull And Swan (Stamford, United Kingdom)

About The Bull And Swan

The Bull & Swan at Burghley is a 17th century drinking club, founded by the 5th Earl of Exeter. The historic building is now home to a charming, traditional hotel and restaurant. Each of the rooms is individually decorated and named after pseudonyms of members of the historic drinking club. Each room benefits from basic amenities including en-suite bathrooms. Some rooms are also dog-friendly. The Bull & Swan at Burghley is full of history and charm, offering a unique staying and dining experience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily in the gastro-style restaurant. All food is cooked using locally-sourced ingredients. A range of local ales is available in addition to other beers, wines and spirits. There are a number of attractions nearby, including All Saints Church, All Saints Brewery, Burghley House, Easton Walled Gardens and many more.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 270  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • RoomsNot rated yet
  • ServiceExcellent  (9.1 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.1 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Comfortable and characterful rooms.

The majority of reviews comment on rooms being full of character, retaining a number of original features. Beds are reportedly comfortable and made up with good quality sheets. Bathrooms and shower rooms also seem to be pleasant, with roll top baths and l


Good quality food, served quickly.

A number of reviews comment on the excellent quality of food served in the restaurant, from breakfast through to dinner. Guests also seem pleased with the service, describing waiting and bar staff as friendly and helpful.


Great refreshment facilities in bedrooms.

There seem to be good refreshment facilities in each of the bedrooms, with guests commenting that plenty of tea and coffee is available. Guests comment that there is also a complimentary drink in each room upon arrival, which usually seems to be elderflow

Negative Reviews


Rooms at the front aren’t very private.

Guests who had rooms at the front of the hotel report that rooms do not feel very private. Secondary double glazing seems to be ineffective given the busy road at the front of the hotel. Guests in rooms on the second floor and at the back of the hotel see


No air conditioning in certain rooms.

There doesn’t seem to be any air conditioning in at least some of the bedrooms, and guests comment that when weather is hot, this makes the rooms insufferable. No fans seem to be provided for non-air conditioned rooms.


Some small rooms with small beds.

It seems that there is a wide range across the bedrooms in terms of size. Some guests comment on large bedrooms with large beds, whereas others comment on very small rooms, and some guests questions whether the beds in their rooms were even doubles.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
  5. Pets allowed
  6. Hotel bar
  7. Conference rooms
  8. Non-smoking rooms
  9. Restaurant
  10. WiFi in public areas
  11. Room service
  12. Free WiFi (public areas)
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. WiFi
  7. Hypoallergenic bedding
  8. Free WiFi (rooms)
  9. Coffee machine
  1. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


St Martins,  PE9 2LJ,  Stamford,  United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1780)766412 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Bull And Swan

  • Is there a pool area at The Bull And Swan?

    No, The Bull And Swan doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Bull And Swan?

    Yes, The Bull And Swan has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Bull And Swan?

    Yes, The Bull And Swan provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Bull And Swan?

    Check-in at The Bull And Swan is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Bull And Swan located?

    The Bull And Swan is located in St Martins, PE9 2LJ, Stamford, United Kingdom.