Village Urban Resort Swindon

ex. De Vere Shaw Ridge

Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon, United Kingdom, SN5 7DW  show map
 4 stars
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Village Urban Resort Swindon

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Air conditioning
Facilities for kids

Children's menu

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Overview

Village Urban Resort Swindon is set in a shopping area of Swindon next to HM Revenue & Customs, Barbury Castle Country Park and Swindon College. An example of contemporary architecture, this hotel was opened in 1992 and was fully restored in 2011.

Village Urban Resort Swindon enjoys its location within walking distance of an ice rink. The property is located 4 km away from Swindon city center with a museum and a castle nearby.

This pleasant hotel is placed within proximity to parks and hills.

Village Urban Resort Swindon can be reached in 20 minutes by car from NAF airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of modern rooms including twin room and superior double room with such comforts as TV with satellite channels, wireless internet, central heating, a sofa and climate control. An electric kettle and coffee/tea makers are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 07:00 till 10:00. The onsite relaxed restaurant specializes in authentic cuisine. The hotel invites guests to the Poolside bar to relax with a drink.

Services

The on-site bicycle rentals are also provided.

Relax

Guests will benefit from steam baths, beauty therapy and massage. Active guests can advantage of a gym and a fitness club offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   147.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Sports trainer

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing
  • Body scrub
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Full body massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Kettle
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon, United Kingdom, SN5 7DW

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City Center
  • Swindon
    2.2 mi
Airports
  • NAF (GXH)
    11.4 mi
  • RAF Station (ABB)
    23.9 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    147

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Village Urban Resort Swindon Swindon location
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      Hotel Address:

      Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon, United Kingdom, SN5 7DW

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Swindon
        2.2 mi
      Airports
      • NAF (GXH)
        11.4 mi
      • RAF Station (ABB)
        23.9 mi
      • Bus stop
        1.1 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        147

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSwindonVillage Urban Resort Swindon

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Village Urban Resort Swindon Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Studley Grange Butterfly World - 2.3 mi

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 2.1 mi

      Places of interest

      • Lydiard Park - 3700 ft
      • Avebury & District Working Mens Club - 1.4 mi
      • HM Revenue & Customs - 1.7 mi
      • Ashford Road Club - 1.9 mi
      • Ciu Western Counties - 1.9 mi
      • Swindon College - 1.9 mi
      • Swindon Central Library - 2.1 mi
      • Courts of Justice - 2.1 mi
      • Swindon Magistrates Court - 2.1 mi
      • Swindon Borough Council - 2.2 mi
      • Haydon Wick Workmans Club - 2.2 mi

      Shopping areas

      • Swindon Designer Outlet - 1.4 mi

      Amusement

      • Megabowl - 400 ft
      • Laser Quest - 4000 ft
      • Bonkers - 1.9 mi
      • Gangsters Pool & Snooker - 1.9 mi
      • Merkur Spielothek UK Ltd - 1.9 mi

      Museums

      • Steam Museum Of The Great Western Railways - 1.5 mi
      • Swindon Museum - 2.3 mi

      Parks

      • Mouldon Hill Country Park - 1.9 mi

      Theaters

      • Wyvern Theatre - 2.2 mi

      Local attractions

      • Jungle Parc - 1.3 mi
        Lydiard Park, Swindon
      • Royal British Legion Remembrance Garden - 2.3 mi
        Lydiard Park, Royal Wootton Bassett
      • Coate Water Country Park - 3.9 mi
        Malborough Road, Swindon
      • STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway - 1.5 mi
        Kemble Drive, Swindon
      • Jubilee Lake - 2.8 mi
        Malmesbury Road, Royal Wootton Bassett
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        147

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSwindonVillage Urban Resort Swindon

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Village Urban Resort Swindon Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Village Urban Resort Swindon

      Average guest rating

      7.6out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 127 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        4.2

        Very poor experience - not expected from a De Vere establishment. Bedroom decor was tired, plug in sink didn't work, pillows uncomfortable. It took over 2hrs to serve 2 courses for the evening meal despite there being only 3 other tables in use - quality of food was poor and not offered any coffee.

      • Couple
        5.8

        polite unobtrusive staff. Comfortable beds, clean rooms and good facilities nearby. Nice breakfast.

        Very expensive drinks in the bar - poor wine for very high prices and white wine was warm.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        Almost everything. The room was clean and spacous, the facilities were great, my son loved the pool, housekeeping staff were very helpful, fantastic location, easy to find. I dont think I could prase it any more.

        The reception staff were not approachable, didnt have much local knowledge, didnt feel like I could approach them. The bar food was average, along with the menu. It could have been more varied as we were there for 8 nights. We didnt realise there was a childs menu till the last night, no sign or staff didnt inform us.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Good choice at breakfast. Easy check in/out. Parking convenient. Pleasant staff. Good value for somewhere to stay when visiting local family. Nice to have newspaper in the morning.

        Light not working in corridor outside room my 84 year old father was in (162) and not repaired - a notice was simply put up saying engineer would be there on Tuesday - we were there Sunday night. Bed was very soft and bad for backs (room 156) and pillows were not good quality. Chipped loo seat in my father's room (162). No milk for tea tray (room 156).

      • Couple
        7.4

        Good value for money

        Our toilet was not very clean, a toilet brush was clearly not used!

      • Family with children
        8.8

        Very nice, clean, newly refurbished hotel. Loved the food in Buca's in the evening. Nice double room, very clean and comfortable. Good choice of breakfast food, pleasant staff throughout the hotel. I booked a double/twin room through Booked.net and mentioned in the comments that I would like a double room with a travel cot in it, and that is exactly what I got. Perfect!

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Spacious rooms, good location, between Oxford, Bath and Stonehenge

        Noise from the road

      • Couple
        7.8

        The facilities around the hotel ie cinema, restaurants etc. All within walking distance. Hotel was nice.

        There was no fridge and no safe in the rooms

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        The food was very good and the service impeccable.

        The outside tables were never really cleaned properly and ash trays emptied. There was a lot of noise by a group of party goers that kept me awake from 1.00 A.M. to 3.00 A.M. and maybe management should have taken more control. Very difficult, I know, but both my mother and brother were woken by the noise and if they were then others would be too.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        having never stayed in one of your hotels we were alittle nervous of what to expect. However the room was wonderful and maybe we just struck lucky to get such a large room, but thank you swindon for that. We would happily use your hotels again.

        the standard of food in the victorian pub was very mediocre and we regreted not using the other restaurant instead.Breakfast in the morning is always something of a lottery in hotels. Unforunatley the 3 fired eggs left on the hotplate looked as though they had been there from the start of breakfast. we could have asked for some fresh ones but chose the scrambled instead, which were fine as was the rest of the meal. the plates were cold and that did not help withy the temperature of the breafast.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        The hotel was better than expected, as attending concert at Lydiard House, staff gave quickest walking route, which took only 20mins, which was very helpful. Breakfast excellent great choice, would definately stay at a de vere hotel again. Bit of a mix up upon check in but this was sorted out quickly.

      • Family with children
        6.2

        Restaurant was quite good

        Sofa bed veru uncomfortable - my daughter could not sleep on the first night. I asked for a better mattress in the morning, when I returned that night nothing had been done and I was told no mattress was available. Eventually a thicker mattress was put on the sofa bed. No in room fridge to keep drinks cool. Confusion over bill even though I checked before arrival and also on arrival that I had paid in full.

      • Couple
        7.4

        comfortable rooms. great location for my trip

        My reservation could not be found, staff were not very help full. Booked.net ended up helping

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Convenience of location, very near to m4 motorway. Helpful staff, good breakfast and leisure facilities also free parking. Very good value at the reduced internet price.

        Poor choice of carpet in reception area which even though new, had a shabby look due to the way the pile fell in different areas. The dark decor was slightly oppressive and in need of some light relief.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        good facilities and good place for the family day out.

        The hotel looks like just been refurbishment for a while and there exist smell from the new fitted carpet. Apart from that, the room looks cozy and comfortable.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Village Urban Resort Swindon Swindon location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon, United Kingdom, SN5 7DW

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Swindon
        2.2 mi
      Airports
      • NAF (GXH)
        11.4 mi
      • RAF Station (ABB)
        23.9 mi
      • Bus stop
        1.1 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        147

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSwindonVillage Urban Resort Swindon

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

      Use Badge