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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reluctantly I am giving only 2 stars as our stay was really poor. We ate here with friends about a year ago and the meal was fantastic, so good we said we must return. My wife has not long gone through some medical issues so we decided a night away would be good. We booked a room in the main...

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Prestbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for the night before sons wedding Private room dinning was great Restaurant dinning for many overnight guest was great Sorting out rooms and helping for a wedding not being held there was excellent All staff were really helpful Room nice This place deserves high praise in my view

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were attending a wedding on the following day so many of us arrived late afternoon, early evening. We and 2 friends were booked in the restaurant to dine at 7.30 and 7pm respectively and asked for our bookings to be combined. Service from everyone - check-in reception, bar and restaurant staff - was friendly, helpful and a genuine 'want...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was visiting the town with a friend and before we knew it we were in need of sustenance so we opted for a bite to eat here. The staff were very friendly and we were made to feel very comfortable. We were well looked after and the food was pretty good! The surroundings were clean and pleasant enough, I...

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Bristol
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a weekend stay at The Old Bell. The hotel looked beautiful as we drove up and when we entered we were equally pleased. It is stunning and I would recommend a December visit, the best 5 words to describe how it looks and makes you feel would be 'T'was the night before Christmas' It was...

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The only reason I have given this hotel as many as three stars is because of its lovely, helpful staff and it's still beautiful original architecture. Our room was a disgrace to the Hotel Industry. It was similar to a room at a travel lodge except that their rooms have comfortable beds and are clean and spacious. Sunday morning breakfast...

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1Thank JoyHut70
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Used to visit regularly and haven't stayed for quite a while. Mixed feelings but can't help feeling a bit disappointed overall. Staff very friendly, food quite good but bedrooms a let down and the superior room not worth the extra.

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1Thank Bob Y
Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely one night stay at this hotel the room was excellent the staff were so helpful the setting is to die for and I would so recommend anyone to visit We had a lovely meal in the restaurant it was imaginatively produced good value and well served

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Loads of potential here, as the building is really charming, but whoever is ultimately responsible for the overall guest experience seems to be a bit asleep at the wheel. The room we stayed in was nice enough (as you'd expect for £275) but too many other things have simply been ignored, e.g. the TV remote not working. The big let-down...

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3Thank RichardBroadbent
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We made a stop at The old bell just for coffee in the morning, but then we liked it so much we went back later fro lunch. The staff were helpful and friendly and there was a great seating area outside to the back off pub away from the traffic and noise. Great food with lots of choice, I would...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The Old Bell Hotel

Address: Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0BW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Malmesbury
Price Range: ₹ 9,420 - ₹ 13,789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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Classic Hotel Old Bell
Classic Hotel Malmesbury
Malmesbury Classic Hotel
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“You are on a main road so try getting a quiet room if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles James7669, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a bath, specify. Some rooms are shower only - good for us but not for everyone, particularly if you love a soak in the tub.”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenC555, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the old part of the hotel for the most amazing rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles suzannek212, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift and I understand rooms at top level of the hotel are difficult to reach.”
 of 5 bubbles RosieV479, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“One at the back of the hotel I believe is quieter, it is definitely darker than the front!”
 of 5 bubbles Kimao298, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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