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The Bear and Swan, Bristol

5-star5 stars
13 South Parade, Chew Magna, Bristol, England, BS40 8PR, United Kingdom

Bristol upscale inn with restaurant
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 93 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Great room
Bar is awesome
Delicious food

The Bear and Swan, Bristol

from $102 CAD
  • King Room
  • Family Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Bathtub

What’s around The Bear and Swan, Bristol


  • Chew Valley - 1 min walk
  • Ashton Gate Stadium - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • St. Mary Redcliffe Church - 6.8 mi / 11 km
  • Queen Square - 7.2 mi / 11.6 km
  • Bristol Theatre Royal - 7.3 mi / 11.7 km
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge - 7.7 mi / 12.3 km
  • SS Great Britain - 8 mi / 12.8 km
  • Bristol Cathedral - 8.2 mi / 13.3 km

Getting around

  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) - 10 min drive
  • Bristol Parson Street Station - 12 min drive
  • Bristol Keynsham Station - 13 min drive
  • Bristol Bedminster Station - 14 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Special features


Onsite venue - This pub specializes in British cuisine.

The Bear and Swan, Bristol’s small print

Also known as

  • Bear Swan Inn Bristol
  • Bear Swan Inn
  • Bear Swan Bristol
  • Bear Swan
  • The Bear Swan

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 39 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
A gem off the beaten path
It’s definitely off the beaten path, approximately 25 minutes from the Bristol city center in the town of Chew Maga, but well worth it. It’s got a great charm to it, my room was very nice, and breakfast was included. If you have a car, there are even more possibilities, but if you’re relying on public transportation, there are only 3 buses into Bristol and 3 buses returning to Chew Maga. I would gladly book this again without hesitation, a very enjoyable stay.
Steven, us3 night trip
Good 6.0
The Bear and Swan
We came to The Bear and Swan roughly 2 years ago and as we had such an amazing time, we decided to return. Wrong decision. Management had changed and so had the hospitality. I am diary intolerant and rang before my arrival to be informed that they didn't have any diary alternatives, so I brought my own milk etc. Unfortunately, no fridge to cater for this. Yet they say they cater for vegans, hmmm. Area on the other hand beautiful and the pub next door plus the fish restaurant across the road were very accommodating and friendly, definite thumbs up to them but unfortunately we will not be returning to The Bear and Swan.. Big disappointment!
gbOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Terrific value for money, gem!
We were flying from Bristol airport and needed an overnight stay, the accommodation here is excellent every way; cleanliness, comfort style etc The icing on the cake was the breakfast, freshly cooked full English. If you’re flying from Bristol do yourself a favour and stay here for half the price of the Holiday Inn. 10/10 highly recommend!
Linda, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
great stay
Great little town near Bristol and I enjoyed the night there...Clean, comfortable, near some historical sites....would stay there again if near Bristol....perfect for an early flight too...
Andy, usTrip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Great spot to visit Bristol
The bear and swan is set in a fabulous location in the lovely village of Chew Manga. The pub itself is a fabulous building with the rooms situated above the main pub lounge. I was concerned it would be noisy as the pub is busy, however only a very small amount of noise filtered through to the rooms. The room itself was great, featuring a very comfy double bed, nice furniture and a fabulous en-suite shower room. My only small criticisms are that the internal doors in the room were very noisy to open and close, and all the cereals laid out for the continental breakfast were past their sell-by date. However, don't let this put you off staying in this fantastic pub which is only a fewiles from Bristol and Bath.
Simon, gb1 night romance trip

The Bear and Swan, Bristol

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