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The Bear Hotel

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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible22%
7 Jan 2018
“Proper town boozer”
7 Dec 2017
“Short stay, cheep deal.”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a social occasion lunch party. The service was OK the food average pub grub. The place overall is scruffy tending to tired, there were few other customers and I can't say I'm surprised. Car park is not free and no concession...More

Thank Fraser M
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to feedback your recent findings. I am sorry that on this occasion we fell short of your expectations. If you would like to return please contact me directly and I will personally ensure that all will be as you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night as was meeting friends. Very good value for money. Our room was spacious, warm and clean with a lovely large bed. We didnt eat dinner here but the breaksfast was excellent. The choice was fantastic whether you wanted Continental...More

Thank anitabuckleyuk
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for you review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were pleasant and the bed was good, but otherwise this a worn out place. All night the plumbing hissed = no sleep = won't be coming back. This place is in some desperate need of serious investment.More

Thank Flying_Colours
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review. I am so glad that the staff were pleasant and that the bed was comfy. I am so sorry for noise issue. I wish you had mentioned during your stay and we could have looked to move you to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were meeting friends for the weekend and booked our stay through the Old English Inns schemes. Car park is at the back and very badly sign posted. On arrival and check in the receptionist was on the phone. I understand that it is not...More

2  Thank hilarybuckhurst
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to feedback your findings. I can only apologise for the less that acceptable standards that you encountered on this occasion. I take all feedback seriously and will be chatting to those involved. I shall also escalate your findings regarding...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the tripadvisor reviews, it was with some trepidation we headed here. I needn't have worried, it was quite charmimg! And OMG THE BREAKFAST was just gorgeous!!! Yes the room could probably do with some tlc here and there but my goodness the family...More

Thank LadyRavenscroft
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your recent stay.I am so glad that we met your expectations. We do like to pride ourselves on the fabulously comfortable mattresses and also our breakfast which I think is superb. I shall pass your positive...More

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Scoggins53
25 November 2016|
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Response from emma h | Property representative |
Hi Emma, The restaurant is on the ground floor there are 3 small steps from reception into the restaurant
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Blakea891
29 February 2016|
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Response from Mel G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering but as others have said you are given a key code to use after 11pm so you can come and go when you like.
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Patsy31
2 December 2014|
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Response from Teresa747 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I can't help you about the restaurant on New Years Eve but just phone the Hotel, it is really a lovely place.
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