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Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night in a normal suite. We also dined there. The hotel is clean and tidy, the desk staff, bar staff and waiting staff were very good. Our room was on the small size, with a shower only. It was clean and tidy, the view was over the front of the hotel and conservatory. If you want...

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went to Sandwich during the half-term break with the kids. We walked around and found a gem. We had some coffee in the bar area. Was a lovely feel to this and had then a look around. Lovely rooms and very comfortably decorated rooms. The kids wanted to stay over but we had to drive home. Will be returning!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great smile and good service greeted us when we popped in for a little bite while In town , good selection of food and disabled parking at the front of the hotel next door make this a short walk for those who find it hard

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked our stay at this historical hotel.The rooms are modern and food was ok but there were a few issues: Hotel only provides parking for 4 cars so we had to use the nearby parking for which we had to pay and get up early to feed the meter. Wifi is poor and to use it you have to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed The Bell after a nearby wedding the hotel staff were most helpful and our room was clean and modern, a little small but worth the money. Overall a lovely hotel, parking near by, and the bar was great and open late!

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A long weekend with my girlfriend and we couldn't have chosen a better very quiet relaxed long weekend to stay with fantastic service by ALL staff, a great fun atmosphere and our room was lovely, superbly clean and excellent facilities (appreciating we booked the top suit, so to be expected). A wonderful stay and somewhere that we would recommend and...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, our stay at the Bell Hotel, Sandwich was ruined by a drafty, cold bathroom, and loud noise outside our bedroom due to a function in the Regency Room until midnight. We hoped for a quiet relaxing Saturday evening when returning from a meal at the George and Dragon, only to find a function on our floor making horrendous noise...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We came to the Bell in late December for a friend's wedding and stayed overnight. We were greeted by friendly check-in staff. We were directed to our room which was upstairs - note there is no lift for anyone unable to use stairs. Once we'd been to the wedding we were bedding down for the night and noticed a couple...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Very well laid out, the Brasserie has an informal atmosphere with a lively vibe. It's pub grub done well at a good price. Staff very attentive, pleasant contributing to making an ideal lunch place. Located by the river with plenty of parking on the quayside which is free in the Winter.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Much about our recent visit to The Bell to celebrate NYE with friends was good. Staff who helped with the booking process were professional and provided a pleasing standard of customer care with a lovely private room being put at our disposal for the second evening of our stay. Staff were accommodating during our stay and were without exception pleasant...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional hotel with a chic modern twist. Thirty-seven individually decorated ensuite bedrooms, a restaurant menu which varies with seasonal availability and a choice of two beautifully refurbished function rooms. The Bell Hotel Sandwich is the ideal choice as a leisure destination or as a venue for weddings, conferences and private events.Throughout the year, the Bell Hotel holds events and exhibitions to: support the local arts, to promote the produce of local and regional farmers and growers and to participate in Sandwich festivals and celebrations ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bell Hotel

Address: The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Sandwich
Price Range: RM481 - RM791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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“Quieter room towards the rear”
 of 5 bubbles iianc, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms can be noisy and stuffy. No lifts and lots of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mackenzie192, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If like me you have problems with stairs, request a ground floor room. Number 3 is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Roger5541, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony ,and view of canal.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenI931, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“River view with small balcony, great for summer nights”
 of 5 bubbles parhammkp, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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