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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Visited the blue bell which has been on the go for years food was nice service was good. Depressing as a funeral going on where we were eating maybe shld have a different area the worst complaint I've got is the parking it's disgraceful won't b going back because of this

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Billingham-on-Tees, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a paid for function with spread after a Funeral Service. We were advised to pay for parking, and it would be refunded inside. On entering - bar staff refused to refund, and said they would only take money of bar drinks. However the food and drinks had been pre paid as part of the arrangements. However the same staff...

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TheBlueBellAcklam, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Bell Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for leaving your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that your time here at The Blue Bell Hotel wasn't up to our high standards. I will ensure that all staff are clear on our parking policy to ensure that it doesn't happen again. We cannot apologise enough and we hope we can make this up to you...

Redcar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I could not fault the food, the service was good and we were seated quickly. We got our food and sat down, football was on the tv and the sound was that loud we felt as though we were in a football stadium!! Unfortunately we were not advised there was a quieter area to eat until we had finished our...

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TheBlueBellAcklam, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Bell Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for leaving your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your otherwise great experience was tarnished by the volume of our TV screenings! We will ensure that we offer people the option of TV seated area or a quiet eating area in the future. We cannot apologise enough and we hope we can make this up to you...

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed her for business on a Wednesday. First impressions were poor - as I went to check in the receptionist was busy doing something else and I had to wait until she finished before she tended to me!!! The rooms were quite nice, bed was a bit lumpy. I went to the bar for dinner and there were only...

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TheBlueBellAcklam, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Bell Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for leaving your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that your time here at The Blue Bell Hotel wasn't up to our usual high standards. I will be sure to pass all feedback to the relevant staff who haven't performed to ensure a consistent high level of service. We apologise that you found our menu limited, we...

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I first went for Sunday lunch about 6 months ago it was really nice. However the last twice have been awful no taste at all and the gravy was like dishwater. We did try it one last time as 6 months previous it was beautiful . This place has gone right down the pan . Sorry guys as it is...

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Newcastle
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times and generally love the food but the most recent time was quite busy and the food reflected it. If it was my first visit I wouldn't go back but many previous fab meals so I would still recommend (especially day time/ lunch). Booked online and wasn't aware the price was for immediate payment. Payment...

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Shared plank platter was really good value and tastyvl but only 2 staff behind the bar serving drinks and food to tables when about 50+ in the pub resulting in unacceptable delays in getting served at the bar.The girl serving was great and doing get best and working hard but the lad was very disinterested and looked lazy .Sort it...

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Buxton, Derbyshire
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stayed for two nights bed and breakfast. The room was clean and comfortable, recently refurbished. Tea and coffee making facilities were provided in the rooms. Breakfast was served in a small separate dining area where you could help yourself to cereal and toast, tea, coffee, juice whilst waiting for a full English breakfast to be freshly prepared. Reception staff were...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Came for a family meal which we all thoroughly enjoyed. I had chicken alfredo was very filling. My fiancé had a mixed full he really enjoyed it but the plates were oddly small for the meals! 2 for 1 on desserts meant we couldn't say no, the chocolate fudge cake was massive. Would certainly eat here again in future

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

After finishing work we thought we would call into the Blue Bell for a meal on our way home. I ordered my meal SURF, TURF AND CLUCK Crispy breaded tail-on prawns, rump steak and a whole chicken breast, served with a grilled tomato, beer-battered onion rings, mini corn-on-the-cob, peas and chips. I was asked how I would like my steak?...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Blue Bell Lodge

Address: Acklam Road | Tees Valley, Middlesbrough TS5 7HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Middlesbrough
Price Range: RM238 - RM273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Bell Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Blue Bell Lodge Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
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“Don't eat here”
shellwants2play, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back as the main road never quietens down”
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“All rooms are ridiculously hot, travel with a fan”
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“Don't stay here!!”
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