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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Stayed here during a relaxing weekend away with friends and had a great time. Staff were really helpful, food and drink was first-class and the room was clean and had a great shower. There was even enough room for me to do some yoga. Totally recommend and would definitely book again.

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We came to the Bell Hotel in Clare as a small group of friends for a restful long weekend and we were not disappointed. After a long drive we very grateful to receive a warm welcome from the lady on reception, who took the time to give us a quick tour of the place and offered us some needed refreshments...

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2Thank Brian R
Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Only ones eating in tudor room restaurant so lacked atmosphere........asked for mixed olives and bread and oil 3.00 each.........1/2 baguette and 2 packets of butter plus small bowl of olives...mainly green ones.....luckily only charged 1.00 for bread but 3.00 for jar olives poured into bowl bit steep....had asked for pork cracking and apple sauce as appetiser but not got any...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stayed here for just one night but wished it had been longer. All the staff were attentive and very friendly. We had lunch when we arrived which was so nice we decided to have dinner there as well. The food in the evening was amazing compliments to the chef food was served quickly and was nice and hot with...

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1Thank Andrew W
Huddersfield
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Stayed one night. Despite noting that we would arrive late when we booked the room and updating the hotel en route with an arrival time, we were made to feel guilty by the manageress (an apparition in kinky platform S&M boots with studs) for making her stay up to wait for us (we arrived at 11.40pm). Room was large but...

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4Thank Barney S
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I recently stayed here while away on buisness... After checking in I headed to the bar for a cold beer after a long drive. The bar staff were talking rather loudly with some locals and in there own words how S$@t their pay was, Not the best first impressions. I also had dinner here as it was getting late, my...

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Thank Simon1717
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Travelling through Clare from Lavenham we stopped for a light lunch at the Bell on a week day. We easily found an on street parking place and dined in the bar area. There is an extensive menu catering for both cooked meals and sandwich type snacks. This is typical old world establishment ideal for "a pie and a pint' at...

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Thank Trevor J
Tom D, General Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Trevor. Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. I'm really glad you enjoyed your lunch. We're working on our menu all the time, so always make sure you ask about our specials to give you even more choice!

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Popped in for lunch while sightseeing in the area. It had been a year since the last visit but still good service from friendly staff. Enjoyed a halloumi burger this time which I thoroughly enjoyed. Well done.

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Tom D, Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review us Diana, I am glad you enjoyed your burger and hopefully we will have the chance to look after you again soon

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I stayed at the hotel last weekend and it was amazing. The staff are very professional,warm,friendly and make you feel very welcome. Excellent food and drink at the pub and the customer service was great. I had a brilliant time and will defiantly be back again very soon. Hotel room was very comfortable and had lots of space. Keep up...

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Tom D, General Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for taking the time to review the Bell. I am so glad that you had a wonderful weekend. It is still early days since we took over but are trying to ensure that everything about the hotel is as good as can be. Thank you again and with any luck I hope we will have the opportunity...

Essex
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Called in to The Bell Hotel on the off chance that Sunday lunch was still being served, as just passing through Clare. We were seated very promptly and ordered two traditional Sunday lunches, one meatless and one with turkey. The food was so good, nice and hot and the variety of vegetables was superb; green cabbage, red cabbage, green beans,...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review and it is very nice to finish on a high. We will be, unfortunately, leaving The Bell Hotel on February 4th but very nice people (Becky and Tom) will be taking over and I'm sure they will work to maintain the high standard. I've passed all your comments onto our staff and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Bell Hotel

Address: Market Hill, Clare CO10 8NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Clare
Price Range: RM428 - RM561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Bell Hotel Sudbury
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“Good sized family room”
 of 5 bubbles CaraF1983, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms outside which have their own front door”
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 of 5 bubbles horatio1805, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beware there are no lifts so you need ground floor if stairs are a problem”
 of 5 bubbles Batista012, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 was very nice, we have stayed in the outside rooms before that are bigger but inside room was best!”
 of 5 bubbles bigsteveking, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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