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Old Bull Inn

56 High Street, Royston SG8 9AW, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you book a single room expect exactly that and expect it to be warm. The hotel does not claim otherwise. The staff are friendly and helpful, the food again, is as advertised and the bar generous and comfortable with a continually burning fire during winter months. There is not much else to say since you get exactly what you... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two visits here on business over last few weeks. Very handy when visiting Johnson Matthey HQ, also means car can remain in hotel car park and walk to JM as parking there is an issue. Cannot fault The Old Bull, blown away by how friendly the staff are, with no exceptions. The food was excellent, as was the beer. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After negotiating the one way system to find the hotel is a task in itself. I found the room over priced for what was to offer small towel as a bath towel 19" tv screen. I also found the food to be over priced with little choice of a normal meal. A welcome pack would of been nice with details... More 

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Brailsford, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Spent a night as part of a business trip to Royston. Once you negotiate the amazingly complex 1 way system and find the car park off the main car park a warm welcome awaits. Rooms was comfortable but had the character that comes with such a old building. Bar and food was good enough to keep you from wandering around... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

"Woodland Mushroom, Creamy Brie and Red Onion Tart" was a rectangle of pastry with red onion marmalade on top, then whole button mushrooms, then slices of melted brie. Tasty, to be fair. Confit of pork belly & mash was overly smothered in thick thick sauce. Constructive criticism taken on board. Overall, staff lovely, meal a little disappointing for the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Seems there are not many hotels on south west side or approach to Cambridge and those I could find did not seem to do cooked breakfast so this seemed a good bet and it's not bad. Royston has a bit of an odd one way system so first finding the hotel entrance and then finding the car park is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My husband and I held our Wedding Reception at the Old Bull Inn, as we had a winter wedding, we wanted to stay local and didn't need anything too flashy (not our cup of tea). Everything was great from start to finish - the initial chat right through to the day itself. Everything was perfect and VERY reasonably priced. Function... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We made quiet a late booking for our Christmas Lunch and this was based on location more than anything else. From the initial contact they made us feel very welcome and this was continued when we arrived. There were only 5 of us and the fixed Xmas lunch was ordered in advance. This would be very convenient to anyone restricted... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The room was quite. I hated the small blue/green light in the room when you turn off the lights but that is not a problem. Breakfast is okay. The hotel has a lot of restaurants nearby so you can go wherever you want for dinner and you are not restricted to their kitchen which is not that bad. My room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed on business trip for 2 nights. Very helpful staff, very flexible with breakfast arrangements. Good parking and nice bar. It is ideally situated in town centre (but be warned, there isn't a lot to do in Royston in October).

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