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The Bear Hotel

TravelocityUS$ 140*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 140*
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South West London
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Oh dear what a disappointment. Being the only couple in the Restaurant should have told us something before we ordered. Fish & Chips had a very heavy batter, the mushy peas were a disgrace. The trout at £17 was not much better. Chose not to have a pudding where they charge £9 for a banana split. The only saving grace...

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Thank RJSouthWestLondon
Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving your comments. I will definitely take the comments on board as we are always looking to improve our customer experience. I will review the fish batter mix with the kitchen team. I understand about the flower but we do have them replaced fresh weekly. Hope you give us another try in future. Regards, Paul.

Reviewed 27 April 2016

As a couple we decided to have a nice quiet meal at the Bear in Esher, we have eaten there many times before and always had good service and food, but on Monday this week we went early and arrived at 6.30 ish the place was pretty empty, so we found a table and were looking forward to a nice...

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Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, I find this a harsh criticism. There was absolutely nothing wrong with cooking of the stake or any components on the plate. One bite was taken from part of the steak and then sent back. It was cooked to the request. It is a very expensive ingredient and our chef treat it with care. When someone sends a steak...

West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

PROS: Food is good and well-presented, staff polite and helpful, room was clean. CONS: WiFi intermittent, the "0" telephone number described as the "emergency number" on the room's handset was not manned on Sunday morning; neither was the hotel's main landline. The manager later intimated that this line is a "curtesy service". Rather expensive.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were visiting Sandown race course for a business trip and chose The Bear to stay during our trip. We arrived and received a friendly greeting. The room was nice and having had a busy day we decided to have a drink in the bar. The bar provided a nice atmosphere and the menu looked enticing so...

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Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for leaving some feed back. Sorry that your breakfast experience was not good. This is something that on the whole we do well. All our food is fresh and cooked and prepared daily, sometimes the suppliers cam let us down on delivery, apologies but I am glad that the staff recognised this. Eggcellent pun btw! Hope you give...

Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome on arrival and bar very funky relaxed. Quick easy check in. Room not fab but clean and had necessary just very bland dull boring and very odd shape. Slept well but lights from street come through edges of curtains. Bath needs bathmatt as my friend slipped and fell there is a notice on back of door saying you...

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Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, I'm glad you got a warm welcome apologies about the cold breakfast! The reason we don't leave the matts in the bathroom are that they are a specific requirement hence the sign also. But I take your point about the positioning and location of the sign. Hope to see you at The Bear again. Regards, Paul.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Room ok nothing special Staff ok/ pleasant Very very noisy in the evenings music louder than TV in the rooms Breakfast not very good/ limited selection Over priced at £227 for 2nights for what it is Wouldn't stay again Was looking forward to 2 days away

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Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, It's unfortunate that noise from the bar disturbed you. Unfortunately the building is older and in certain places sound proofing not as good as it could be. This is specific to the person also though as we have many customers who are undisturbed. I would also mention that the music was loud as it was Friday night and was...

Goose Green, Falkland Islands
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Warm welcome to The Bear. Efficient check-in process and shown to well appointed comfortable rooms. Card access to the rear of the hotel if you're fancying going out after the pub below has closed. Fresh milk in the fridge for tea/coffee - nice touch! Bar was quite expensive for beer £5.15 a pint! Menu was browsed but nothing grabbed our...

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Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the positive feed back. Glad you enjoyed breakfast and were dealt with efficiently. Regarding the £5.15 cost of a pint. This would have been Peroni, which is a premium lager and is our most expensive. We also offer other Lagers which start from £4.35. Real Ale's start from £3.90. Room 2- Yes you are right regarding the...

Reviewed 11 February 2016

I stayed here on a Business trip and I could not fault it! the rooms were spotless and modern. The location is superb, The bar and outdoor seating areas were always busy and had a great atmosphere not to mention there great choice of drinks. Would definitely stay here again

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Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the positive review. Always good to hear that what we do gets recognised. Hope to see you again. Regards, Paul.

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We recently went to The Bear for a Sunday roast. While my first two familiar places were fully booked I was glad to find The Bear could accommodate us. Having had such a wonderful meal with excellent service, The Bear will now be the first place I call. The pub is beautifully decorated with a real sense of the history...

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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here on Saturday 12th and can't fault it one bit. On arrival checked in with no fuss and shown to my very nice room by the Manager. I explained that I was going to a Christmas party at Sandown Park and might be back late and was shown the night entrance and felt relaxed to be coming back late....

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Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kath, Thanks so much for your review! We are glad you had a relaxing time with us and also enjoyed breakfast with us. We hope so see you again someday.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Bear Hotel

Address: 71 High Street, Esher KT10 9RQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Esher
Price Range: ₹ 8,210 - ₹ 11,054 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bear Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Only a small number of rooms and always busy, so book early.”
RKHKent, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request room away from High Street”
SteveMFC, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One that is not directly over the bar, or shares a corridor with the office”
TayntonBoy, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It's a good 20 minute walk from Esher Station. There is a taxi rank at the station if you don't fancy the schlep!”
ShoppingGoddess, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a "lighthouse" effect due to lots of gaps between the edge of the curtains and windows.”
MikeH776, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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