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The Bull

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

On arrival we were greeted by Sally who was extremely friendly and helpful. We were impressed by the room in general however the Melford Suite is in earshot of the busy main road and right above the bar (which we heard a lot of on the first night). We ordered food in the bar which was good and arrived quickly....

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Amazing, wonderful made our special day perfect From the moment we went to look at the hotel to the big day gary the manager could of not done more regular meetings with him, attended to our every need before and during the day, all guests were as happy, evening dj was brilliant food was excellent, staff friendly and very helpful,...

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Hi Cara & Michael, Thanks for your wonderful review. I am so pleased to hear that your Wedding Day with us could not have been any better, it was a pleasure looking after you all. See you again soon Regards Gary and everyone at the Bull

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My friend and I were supposed to attend a show at Long Melford Hall and when we arrived we found out the show had been cancelled. We made the most of our weekend by visiting antique shops, old churches, reading about the history of the town and driving around the countryside. We were booked at The Bull which is a...

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Your kind comments are really appreciated by us all, thank you so much for reviewing us. It’s great to hear your visit was enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you back Regards Gary

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to The Bull. The place is gorgeous, and being a hot day, we decided to dine outside. We shared a sharing platter starter which was very nice. When it came to the main courses, we were a little disappointed. The food was ok, but we didn't enjoy it as much as we had anticipated, and...

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear your Main Meals with us were disappointing, but pleased to hear that Katie was professional and rectified the situation quickly for you. I do hope you will visit us again Kind regards Gary

Welshpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here whilst attending a family wedding. Room as a decent size including bathroom,Tidy on arrival. Food was okay, decent variety of breakfast option.. Decent place to stay if you are in the area. Staff was friendly.. Would stay again if i was ever in the area.

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Its great to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and would return if you are ever in the area again. Many thanks Regards Gary

Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Friendly check-in staff occupy an old quaint building with a certain character. Don't expect the most modern comforts as this place dates back to the 15th century. Parking easy - just outside the front door off the road and Wi-Fi adequate but could be better. Room comfortable and reasonably equipped. Stay a little spoilt at breakfast - my place setting...

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was spoilt by the service you received at Breakfast. I will discuss the points you have raised with the team. Kind regards Gary

Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I took my Dad here for Father's Day lunch. The food was delicious and a very good choice. In fact we didn't have to chose from the Father's Day menu but could chose from their lunch menu. We had very good table service from the waitress. We will be going back for more delicious food.

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your visit to us recently for Fathers Day lunch. I am glad you had a great time with us and enjoyed the food and service you received. See you again soon Regards Gary & the Bull team

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016

If you are looking for a hotel full of character and old world charm the Bull is for you. We had an excellent suite with four poster bed. If you don't mind squeaky floor boards, stairs etc you will feel right at home. The only fault was a leaking radiator whose constant drip and need to empty the water container...

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Its great to hear that you enjoyed the old world charm at the Bull when you stayed with us recently. I am sorry though that you were not informed about the dripping Towel Rail in your room. This has now been fixed. See you soon Regards Gary

Heathfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Booked for just one night as visiting a relative. Wished we could have stayed for longer. The hotel is lovely. A bit worn in places but that just adds to the character. Huge portions of food reasonably priced. Friendly staff. A lovey high street and national trust properties within walking distance. Will definitely return

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review & kind comments. I will make sure they are passed on to the team and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Gary and the team at the Bull

St Peter Port, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Can only rate this place average as we didnt stay long enough to make any other determination! Went in specifically for afternoon tea as advertised on their board outside, only to be told that they can do afternoon tea without sandwiches, scones or tea(!) and you can only order from the main dessert menu. How very strange! No problem, we...

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Many thanks for you comments, you are correct, our signage does need updating and I will ask our Surveyors to look into this for me. Regards Gary

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Bull Hotel Restaurant
Bull Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Bull

Address: Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Long Melford
Price Range: RM381 - RM689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bull 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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