We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Bear Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
The Bear Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 113: English reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The bear hotel is located in Esther, very good location for the hotel as you can go out in the town and their is a lot to do. I really enjoyed my time staying at the bear, lovely staff very nice and professional. Good atmosphere, nice and clean and has a good style to the pub. It's a small hotel...

1Thank Samuel E
Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a day at Sandown Races and booked the hotel on the internet so not sure what to expect as the price was quite reasonable. We had a very pleasant surprise, a lovely pub and hotel and our room was very pleasant. We had a meal in the evening which was very good, and an excellent breakfast the next morning....

Thank kathryn j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for a one night stay between visiting local attractions. We recieved a very friendly welcome and were shown to our room. Nice, clean and modern with nice little touches. We decided to dine downstairs in the restaurant instead of venturing into the town and we are glad we did. The whole restaurant is decorated beautifully. From cosy little...

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for just one night at The Bear as I was invited to a friend birthday dinner held very nearby, it was so convenient. The Bear is historically a very well known Young’s Pub in Esher and has a small number of bedrooms for guests. The rooms are very tastefully decorated and the beds and furnishings comfortable, bathroom large...

Thank RKHKent
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great rooms, great service, very friendly, super breakfast. Right on top of the high street, and Sandown park, highly recommended. Small car park, although I didn't eat there the menu looked really good

Thank Thehux1
St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here en route to Essex. We know Esther well having lived in the area so chose this as our stop over from Cornwall. Our room was comfortable and we were pleasantly surprised to find real coffee in our room instead of the usual hotel instant coffee - nice touch! All the staff were welcoming and friendly. We didn't...

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel come pub. Clean rooms good size and modern bathroom. We arrived before the room was ready but were well looked after. Cases were taken up for us while we had a beer. Pleasant staff Only criticism is location is a little awkward if you don't know it as its all one way system. The car park is not...

1Thank Henry5th
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Met in Reception by the young manager, who was very efficient & explained the arrangements very clearly. Excellent room, but as adjacent to the High Street was noisy during the Saturday evening. Bar service average - lady serving explained she didn't know how to make a dry martini & lemonade. Youngs bitter on good form. Very good English breakfast after...

1Thank SteveMFC
Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed over for the night as we were travelling to France the next day. What a beautiful pub to stay at for bed and breakfast. The room was lovely, quaint and spotless. The staff were very polite and breakfast was excellent!

Thank catherine s
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed here for one night, the room was tastefully decorated and extremely clean as was the rest of the hotel, lovely attention to detail in room, we had air con which was fab in this heat :) asked for a quiet room and that is what we got very quiet had good nights sleep :) Lovely location near restaurants and...

Thank leeroy1987

23 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (21)
Room/Suite (6)
Bathroom (1)
View from Room (1)
Dining (10)
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (2)
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Esher
3.9 km away
Holiday Inn London-Kingston South
4.4 km away
Premier Inn Cobham Hotel
7.6 km away
Brooklands Hotel
Brooklands Hotel
#1 of 4 in Weybridge
2,408 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.0 km away
The White Hart Hotel
The White Hart Hotel
#2 of 12 in Kingston upon Thames
824 reviews
4.0 km away
Chessington Safari Hotel
Chessington Safari Hotel
#2 of 3 in Chessington
1,676 reviews
6.3 km away
Premier Inn London Kingston Upon Thames
Premier Inn London Kingston Upon...
#1 of 12 in Kingston upon Thames
579 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Bear Hotel

Address: 71 High Street, Esher KT10 9RQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Esher
Price Range: RM544 - RM695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bear Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Expedia so you can book your The Bear Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Bear Hotel Esher
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Bear Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Only a small number of rooms and always busy, so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles RKHKent, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request room away from High Street”
 of 5 bubbles SteveMFC, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One that is not directly over the bar, or shares a corridor with the office”
 of 5 bubbles TayntonBoy, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It's a good 20 minute walk from Esher Station. There is a taxi rank at the station if you don't fancy the schlep!”
 of 5 bubbles ShoppingGoddess, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a "lighthouse" effect due to lots of gaps between the edge of the curtains and windows.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeH776, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
5 of 5