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The Bell Hotel

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“uneven floors”(6 reviews)
“the pub”(13 reviews)
“old building”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsuneven floorsthe pubold buildingmarket squarebangerscar park at the backfriendly localswifi signalfull english breakfasttasty mealcooked perfectlysteep stairscomfy roomenglish hotellovely old hotelgreat night sleepa lovely stay
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I stayed at the Bell Hotel on a few ocassions. I cannot fault the place. Old and charming building, with the facilities needed for the traveller. The food, will make you put on weight--the food was delightful. The choice nice and varied from the Menu...More

Thank anthonycQ2768VT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch and thought The Bell was really good value for money. It is 1 of the few places that I have visited that had roast lamb on the carvery, and it was cooked perfectly. Thank you and well done.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

I booked into this hotel for I night on 28th dec. had no expectations and expected a scruffy old coaching inn. I was over optimistic ! My single room with the old portable telly and the canvass wardrobe was a throwback to the 70s ....More

Thank John G
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Go in at lunchtime to order dinner, it really is that slow. Plus the fun thing about it is that you will probably get someone else's order. It's like a food swap shop. The food however is genuinely very tasty and it is quite novel...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Having visited this hotel for the first time yesterday. Smell of old chip oil. Cold in restaurant area. Service diabolical, disgusting dirty condiments on the table. Food disgusting, chips were black, fish not fresh, ham in chunks. Overall horrible. Ordered 1 dessert and after half...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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US$103 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$103 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Do not choose room 1"
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"Just ask when you book for a quiet room if you have young kids."
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"Room 4, views over the village center"
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