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70 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice pub on the banks of the Ouse. They do great sharing platters during the day but on this occasion it was a quick visit to have a couple of beers before a gig at the Corn Exchange. Brilliant situation but not a great selection of beers here, so probably a pub for a lager really! Busy with a more... More 

Thank Tony H
Swindon, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 of us visited here and could not fault the service. The staff could not do enough for you, we had a big round table and atmosphere was terrific. I only had one gripe and that was the Roquefort soufflé which came for me and my niece and was more like a pancake. We told the waitress and she went... More 

Thank kevinsmith51
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Bedford to pick up a puppy to bring back to Canada. We needed a dog friendly hotel that was in the area and the Embankment hotel met our needs exactly as we had expected. The hotel is located in a beautiful area along the canal and Bedford is a very vibrant town with an interesting history. Their... More 

Thank Cambuch
Paris, France
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74 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I occupied room 104 Beautiful old style greatly refurbished and renovated hotel facing the river. Rooms are spacious very clean and very nicely decorated (no modern style though, in case you look for 'technological' set up... you won't find it here, and rightly so, as it would not fit with the style of the place). Bed super comfy. People friendly... More 

Thank Paolo B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed at the Embankment in August 2016 and found it to be a pleasant hotel, with friendly staff. The location by the river, with the outside area was very nice. A good location not far from town. Disappointed that on both nights they did not have teh gammon advertised on the menu.

Thank DaveK2016-JHB
Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed one night for a celebration, we loved the relaxed atmosphere. The room on the top floor was very quiet even on a busy Friday night. Great breakfast. Friendly staff. We'll stay there again. Space filler here

Thank david_stanton20
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a drink in this lively posh pub. Beautiful view of the river even at night. Nice furniture and a great atmosphere. Packed but not pushy. Only had a coffee but even that came with smarties. Worth a cheeky visit I will try the food next time

Thank Lara_norris
Wantage, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great choices, especially the fixed price menu, friendly staff, sunny terrace, and plenty of room inside. Good value for money and a very pleasant outlook onto the river. Seemed to be popular with locals, families and visitors alike

Thank Jeffrey M
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great pub/hotel on the the river in Bedford,attention to detail fantastic! Beautiful terrace looking at the river great wine list and very good gourmet food! Rooms with view over the river and breakfast to die for served until 11am! Stayed two nights and have returned for lunch & dinner with friends

Thank Simon B
Hong Kong, China
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338 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We went here with the extended family. Rooms are nice, but not modern, as expected. Evening service in the restaurant was great. Breakfast service was bad, very inattentive staff for our group, we kept on being ignored, why? I wonder.

Thank Calle K

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Additional Information about Embankment Hotel

Address: The Embankment, Bedford MK40 3PD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range: ₹ 5,882 - ₹ 8,823 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Embankment Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Embankment Hotel Bedford
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bedford
#3 Business Hotel in Bedford
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“top floor is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles david_stanton20, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the river view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles simonbN8676TK, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view, check, we just had a wall to look at..”
 of 5 bubbles callek2016, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms at the front of the Hotel overlooking the river, but cost more.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaW81, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 101 has a river view and is a good size .”
 of 5 bubbles under2016, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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