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Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
86 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSwindon and Cricklade Railway12 min drive
Popular LocationMuseum of the Great Western Railway15 min drive
Popular LocationSwindon Designer Outlet23 min drive
AirportOxford (OXF)50 min drive

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  • Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite

About this area

Swindon

The Jolly Tar is located in Swindon. Swindon and Cricklade Railway and Museum of the Great Western Railway are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Kelmscott Manor and Wayland's Smithy. Cotswold Wildlife Park and ATBShop Skate Warehouse are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Swindon and Cricklade Railway - 12 min drive
  • Museum of the Great Western Railway - 15 min drive
  • Combat Splat - 15 min drive
  • Kelmscott Manor - 23 min drive
  • Swindon Designer Outlet - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Swindon Station - 21 min drive
  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) - 70 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Freke Arms - 2 min drive
  • Cold Harbour - 6 min drive
  • Harvester - 9 min drive
  • The Rat Trap - 9 min drive
  • The Riverside - 10 min drive

About this property

The Jolly Tar

4-star inn with restaurant and bar/lounge
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and free self-parking are available at this inn. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. All 4 rooms offer coffee/tea makers, flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and hairdryers. Guests will also find showers and ironing boards.
The Jolly Tar offers 4 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Free manager's reception

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

Jolly Tar Inn Swindon
Jolly Tar Swindon
The Jolly Tar Inn
The Jolly Tar Swindon
The Jolly Tar Inn Swindon

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Jolly Tar and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Jolly Tar offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Jolly Tar cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Jolly Tar?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is The Jolly Tar located?
Situated in Swindon, this inn is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Stanton Country Park and within 9 miles (15 km) of Swindon Designer Outlet and Swindon and Cricklade Railway. ATBShop Skate Warehouse and Museum of the Great Western Railway are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Jolly Tar

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
65
4 - Good
16
3 - Okay
3
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
1
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Compfortable and relaxing stay

Relaxing and congenial atmosphere plus freshly cooked breakfast

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
All Good

Friendly staff who were very welcoming. Room clean and comfortable. Good value for money.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely hotel in a beautiful location

Really lovely hotel/pub. Bed really comfy, room clean, evening meal and breakfast lovely. Owners really friendly. I’ve been a few times and would go back again

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great food. Comfortable bed. Far better than a formulaic hotel chain.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019