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portland uk
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I met friends at The Bear for lunch on a busy Saturday and we were all impressed with the service and attitude of all staff we came into contact with. Food was freshly prepared and well presented. Our server (lady who's name I can not remember) was efficient and attentive without being intrusive. We did not use...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning David P, I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your recent visit to us. Next time you are with us, please make yourself known to me I would love to buy you a drink as a thank you for the 5 star review! Best Wishes, Danni Haskins Assistant Manager

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and female friends stayed at The Bear last weekend. Did not realise that we were to stay in their annexe which was literally across the road. The Family Room was newly painted, spacious and clean. We were really happy with the accommodation ...far superior to the last hotel we stayed in just up the road! We booked a table...

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BearInnTeam, General Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Afternoon kezazza, Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review! Blossom cottages have been newly decorated and look fantastic now. My team are always happy to supply any additional tea/coffe etc that you may need.... just ask! We can not wait to see you all again in June Kind Regards Jo Shopland - General Manager

Street, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely visit to the bear to have a quick bite to eat and a dessert with some of the pals! Big shout out to Maggie once again as her customer service is top of the range, any place is lucky to have such a charming woman 😁 thankyou very much for your service!

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Lynham0108, I am so pleased to see that Maggie was a delight as always, I will make sure she reads this review as I know she will love to read the comments. Next time you are in, please make yourself known to us, I would love to buy you a drink as a thank you for the 5...

Leicestershire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night at the Bear Inn, or to be more precise in one of their annexes. The family room was very basic and not that well appointed. The double room was bright and airy however and the bathroom was clean. The extra bed was a sofa bed in a small lounge area. The bed was unbelievably uncomfortable...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Evening DHT1969, I am sorry to see that you did not enjoy your recent stay with us. The Annex that you stayed in has just had a lovely new refurbishment, the rooms were finished on Sunday! Hopefully next time you stay, you will be impressed with the changes that have been made. If you wish to discuss any of...

Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Used the Bear Inn for many years until August 2016 when had a parking fine for being 13 to long over our meal and found out after that parking eye were now running carpark we challenged the fine but got no answer from them . Wrote a review to warn others of problems as did several others in answer the...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Afternoon tone02sw, I am sorry to read that you have had a poor experience with ParkingEye. As you may know ParkingEye are a completely separate company to The Bear Inn. If you can email me, I will try and rectify it in any way I can. bearinn.street@marstons.co.uk or you can call me on 01458 442021. Kind Regards, Danni Haskins...

Aylesford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We booked 3 nights at the Bear Inn for New Year & though the bar & restaurant were very good our room was to say the least grotty & grubby . We were in room 14 in the cottages & on arrival had been told it was " one of the better rooms " . I am therefore at least...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Vince H, I apologise that you were not happy with the Room, the rooms in Rose Cottage are a favourite among many. If you wish to discuss this further, please feel free to contact me. I am pleased that you enjoyed every other aspect of your stay. Kind Regards, Danni Haskins Assistant Manager

Bridgwater - England
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited on a very busy Thursday lunchtime as a family group with a mixture of very young children through to grandparents. First impressions where a little jaded as the car park seems very unwelcoming, with many signs warning of registration recognition cameras and expensive late staying fines. But we persevered as we had already booked a table. The pub...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Splodge2001, I am so pleased to know that you had an enjoyable visit to us and that Maggie had you hooked. I apologise that you were not overly pleased with the carpark, we have had the parking system installed so that customers as yourself are able to use our parking facilities as before they were being abused. We...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter went there for a meal and had no complaints until she went to the car park to find a parking invoice on her car for £100. If the owners know about this then they are nothing more than criminals and if they don't, then they are either very naïve or extremely careless. Shocking end to what should have...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Hi Macca1967. Could you please call us on 01458442021 at your earliest convenience to discuss the matter with us, as our car park is monitored by Parking Eye, whom do not issue notices directly onto any cars whilst they are in the car park. It may be that your daughter has parked in another car park, and thus received a...

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Once again my husband and I enjoyed dinner here. The Bear is one of our favourite places to eat and once again we were not disapointed. An extensive menu and very friendly helpful staff. The one criticism that prevented being awarded a five star review was the price of a single mushroom. I asked for an extra side of mushrooms,...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Maxine R, I am sorry to read about the Mushroom incident. I think our kitchen team must have read the ticket incorrectly and sent out an extra mushroom as apposed to a side of mushrooms. I will make sure they double check their tickets in future. I am so pleased to read that other than this minor problem...

North East Coast
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Located right opposite the (Quaker) Clarks' factory, the inn started life as a temperance hotel - it now has an alcohol licence and is part of the Marston's group. We're familiar with the new(and excellent) Generous George Marston's pub in Ashington, Northumberland, so on our holiday booked an overnight stay at the Bear as a comparison,and because I'm a Quaker...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning GillyPNorthEastCoast, Thank you for your review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Street. I have made a note of all the points you have made and will pass these comments on to my Team. We never hear anything negative in regards to my Team, so I will make sure they are all fully knowledgeable of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Bear Inn

Address: 53 High Street, Street BA16 0EF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Street
Price Range: RM333 - RM551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“Annexe was quiet and had additional parking outside the door.”
 of 5 bubbles kezazza, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner upstairs room charming, but not accessible for those with disabilities, ground floor rooms elsewhere would be more suitable.”
 of 5 bubbles GillyPNorthEastCoast, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“if 4 peps , ask to stay in blossom cottage, 2 x bedrooms for same cost”
 of 5 bubbles martinh620, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 17 , quiet , big and close to all services.”
 of 5 bubbles richie1112, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room in the main building before you arrive.”
 of 5 bubbles Snowbird52, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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