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The Bull Hotel

The Headlands, Downton SP5 3HL, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this luverly old hotel on 7 th November . We had a really nice meal in the restaurant . Plenty to choose from . Pleasent staff . We had a comfortable nights sleep . And a delicious breakfast . Would stay again .

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I appreciate this is someone's livelihood, however... The room was shall we say basic. The furniture I would personally chuck rather than charity, never seen a Hoover, cold, and I've stayed in cheap hostels that look more luxurious... The food was only just edible... The staff were friendly and the only saving grace. We booked the room with dinner... We... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed in the Bull Inn on a Thursday. Downton is a lovely village that we enjoying walking around before our evening meal. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. We enjoyed a drink in the bar before the great evening meal. The food was lovely especially the mushroom soup. We enjoyed another couple of drinks in the bar before... More

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Dorset
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After reading some of the negative reviews first I was a little dubious about booking my family into this hotel. Experience of staying in around 50 hotels a year, most with mixed reviews, has taught me to take much of the criticism with a pinch of salt and make my own mind up. This hotel and staff is a classic... More

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England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

What a find! Extremely pleasant hotel in a good location for Salisbury. Food amazing. Exceptionally good value. The owner told us they are gradually refurbishing and improving the whole place, so not everything in the room is perfect just yet, but overall we really enjoyed our stay at The Bull. Would definitely stay there again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

First I would like to say we found the manager very helpful, the service was excellent, the staff also friendly, the evening meal was fair to good, also no complaints on the breakfast, our room was outback in the car park and as described by other reviewers not the best of accommodation good job it was only for one night,... More

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I had the unfortunate experience of booking a Groupon voucher for this place. The room was in the car park freezing,dirty and smelly. We went to room to plug in a heater to find it gone when speaking to the so called manager we were told to leave his premises. Totally rude man and horrible place I definitely would NOT... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Just down the road from Salisbury we could get here on the bus and so enjoy a bottle of wine with the meal. Having never eaten here before it was a nice surprise as the food was served quickly on hot plates. All 4 of us enjoyed our meals and have said we would go back. We were not staying... More

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Wiltshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I decided to visit The Bull Hotel for a birthday meal, and we are very glad we did. The menu is varied, the meals are quality and the prices very reasonable. The setting is comfortable and the service provided by Jason was second to none. A lot of thought has gone in to the finer detail and... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Booked this through a deal found on line with dinner bed and breakfast - wished I hadn't! Oh my goodness, it was shocking. The room was disgusting. Bed covers were what the previous occupant had used, make up stains and hair inside the bedding when we pulled it back. The carpet had never ever seen a hoover and the room... More

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Address: The Headlands, Downton SP5 3HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Downton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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