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The Bear Inn & Hotel

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Overview
Belper Road Alderwasley, Belper DE56 2RD England See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

This is our 20th year at the Bear for our annual walking club outing. After a walk to the pub 30 of us today enjoyed the excellent carvery. Food very good with vegetarian option. A few changes have been made to the Carvery room since...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Maggie H
Response from Bear A, Owner at The Bear Inn & HotelResponded 10 December 2018

Thank You

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I read and heard good things about the Bear, so myself, my partner and his parents booked a table for the Sunday carvery. We weren't seated, just directed to the table on the other side of the pub and it was a squeeze to get...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Bear A, Owner at The Bear Inn & HotelResponded 27 November 2018

Dear Poppy G, We are very sorry to hear that you have had a disappointing experience as we aim to ensure everyone has a positive experience with us. I can assure we never reheat our food and it is all fresh and our Veg is...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed at The Bear ready for a friends birthday part in the town . We arrived at around 2:30pm and were met by our new best friend Dwayne, he looked after the six of us superbly from that moment on. Before going to our...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank cartelec
Response from Bear A, Owner at The Bear Inn & HotelResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you,Dwain is a good lad.a valued member of staff. The rooms, are to be refurbished soon.

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for Sunday lunch and we weren’t disappointed! Excellent service, polite staff and most delicious food. Love that the carvery has a range of meats, cooked in various ways, medium, rare and well done. Huge range of vegetables, including cauliflower cheese with...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Bear A, Manager at The Bear Inn & HotelResponded 11 October 2018

Thankyou very much for your lovely feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our carvery and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We haven't visited the bear for some years now so decided to go back and try as always enjoyed our food. We got given a table beyond the carvery and it was a tight squeeze. With other people sitting at their tables too. It was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Cruiser803677
Response from Bear A, Manager at The Bear Inn & HotelResponded 8 October 2018

Dear 'Cruiser803677' Firstly I will describe our carvery, every type of meat. Beef (cooked rare, medium or well-done) Lamb (medium or well-done) gammon, pork and turkey. we have every type of vegetable you can think of including cauliflower cheese, cabbage, peas, green beans, carrots etc....More

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The earliest reference to a building here is 1528 – this would have been a parlour, hall, buttery, dairy, and kitchen. In 1690, the building became the property of the Hurt family, which then became an alehouse and More soon after known as the Olde Brown Bear Inn.  The Bear Inn, as it became known by 1735, lay on the Birmingham-Derby-Chesterfield-Sheffield turnpike road…..by 1764 it had become a prominent coaching Inn. The names and dates of all Innkeepers and owners from 1735 – 2008 is listed in the entrance hall of the Bear. Just standing beneath the beams of this fine English country Inn invites history to wash over you – sampling a pint or two of fine English ale helps the process! The fame of The Bear has spread across various counties and continents in recent years, mainly as a Gastro pub of note, a hotel, carvery & real ale venue. Real Food, Real Ale, Real People, Real Derbyshire – can be completed with Real History. The Bear can truly boast to be one of Derbyshire’s oldest & most renowned Inn & Hotels.  Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 75 - US$ 196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Bear Inn And Hotel
,
The Bear Hotel Belper
Location
United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Belper
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 75 - US$ 196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Bear Inn And Hotel
,
The Bear Hotel Belper
Location
United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Belper
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Room & Suite (16)
Dining (4)
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"Some are room only some B and B"
J2581SKandys
19 Jun 2018
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"I don't know we ate there"
96dickh
11 Jun 2017
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"Don't stay."
deerparklodge
16 Oct 2016
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"We initially had room 4 but on the return journey were allocated room 8. Both equally as pleasant and clean..."
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25 Sep 2016
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