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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked a two night stay for my parents (in their 70's) at The Bear last week. I paid £130.00 for a double room. The room was at the top of the building which wasnt an issue however there was no lighting on the hallway at the top so it was a huge problem getting the keys in the lock...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We booked this hotel through laterooms.com, on arrival we paid for the full amount up front. The staff were friendly and showed us to our room, she did apologise for the state of the hallway and explained they were under refurbishment. However, we were not expecting the hallway to be a dictator of how the room was to be; the...

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3Thank nivag19842016
tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry you felt this way about the hotel but I have to reply with honesty as you have lacked this in you review. Yes the hallway is in the process of being painted and I did apologise about this. The page we have set up for the hotel does state it is room only and as I said...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I stayed the night and also had dinner at the pub. The hotel room was very nice and warm, and just the right size. I guess the bathroom was renovated recently; at least, it looked like it. Very comfortable bed. The pub food is amazing. For dinner, I had dinner a very nicely-grilled rump steak. Breakfast at the hotel/pub was...

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1Thank GusInfante
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel recently visiting a friend so she told me to book up this hotel due to the price being cheap. We only stayed one night but it was such a homely hotel, the bedroom was bigger than we expected and had a lovely flower wallpaper, bed was very comfortable. The bath water was also lovely and...

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1Thank Geena K
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Noisy is an understatement, the music from the bar funnels straight up the stairs and was so loud I could hardly hear the TV. Only 1 light in the bathroom worked, the tiles were nearly falling of the wall, the toilet wasn't fixed to the floor and the panneling was coming away. I used the 2 tea bags on the...

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Thank Alan H
tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

The night you stayed we had a wake here so appoligies for the loud music but this was off by 12 am even though we have a lisence to play it until 2am but never do. Secondly all our guests so far have preferred to be left in there rooms without us going in daily to replace anything but we...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My partner and I were a little apprehensive about staying here after reading previous reviews on TripAdvisor, however, after staying here for a night last week, we're really not sure what everyone is winging about. Our hotel room was very spacious and comfortable with a lovely view of the high street. As we walked into the hotel we were a...

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Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I was quite apprehensive about booking this hotel after reading some of the reviews on trip advisor and I am so glad I ignored them. We arrived on Saturday 9th by a lovely lady who I think was the owner, she checked us in nice and quickly and showed us to our room. On the way up we were discussing...

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Called in on a Monday evening and there was a warm welcome from the waitress. Table service for drinks and food. The drinks were quickly delivered to the table - as was the food. We were both very pleased with our choices, which were freshly cooked, tasty and nicely presented. Will use The Bear if in the area again.

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Thank Kule Dude
england
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Booked in for one night as attending a celebration and didn't want to travel home late. The room was very nice, great view down the main street, nicely decorated and large and airy room. Tina and Gary the hosts - were lovely people, very friendly, very helpful - and couldn't do more. I would certainly recommend this hotel and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend and another couple and it was honestly the worst hotel all four of us had ever stayed in. The hosts were friendly and couldn't do enough for you upon arrival. They met us outside and directed us to the hotel car park (which was more of a garage..) and even provided us with an...

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tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I apologise you feel your stay here was so bad, firstly may I add all the rooms are hovered and cleaned after they have been vacated all bedding IS clean I wash It on a hot wash myself. I am a holding manager keeping the hotel open until it is closed for refurb so I am unable to replace things...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Bear Hotel

Address: 12 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Chippenham
Price Range: RM332 - RM354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bear Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Just don't book a room here”
 of 5 bubbles alanh292, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“theres only 3 rooms - and one of those has a four poster - so up to you -”
 of 5 bubbles LondonTourist1967, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“sorry can't help”
 of 5 bubbles L6783QCjohnk, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel at all costs!”
  • beer bottle in wardrobe
  • measly Christmas day breakfast offering
 of 5 bubbles dashab2016, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“never stay there”
 of 5 bubbles buravova13, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
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