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The Bull Hotel

The Headlands, Downton SP5 3HL, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 Downton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
karen542014 Portland, United Kingdom
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  • 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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Portland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice oldie worldie pub very friendly host very spacious room huge bathroom only thing lights didn't work got fixed but went off again but didn't worry us went on a deal dinner was very nice and breakfast could have what you wanted every thing very nicely presented very relaxing easy to find plenty parking dog friendly late check out... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very difficult to review. The rooms in the hotel are very tired, they need some tlc. Window sills were dirty, limescale on the sink. The bedding was spotless. Furniture is very old. But, I have to say that you could not have had a better meal anywhere, their food was excellent...good friendly service. I would give them a five star... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

we stayed at this hotel last night and have got to say that we had some of the best food. The home made pate was the best I have ever tasted and the fish and chips main course was equally matched.maybe the rooms are tired but very clean,and difficult to say what you would expect any differently in an older... More

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Devon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights and had a room with 2 beds. Unfortunately the bedding was torn in places - but it was clean The en-suite was very dated and in need of upgrade. Tea and coffee did not get refilled and neither did we get the beds made on the second day but hey ho - not life threatening We... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Our room a twin ,was off the back car park , the carpet was very dirty it was . one bed had a mattress which was too big for the bed , only one bed had a headboard (not fitted to the bed ) no mattress covers on beds , broken furniture , ,and a room next door with rubbish... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We did pay a very low rate but wish we hadn't chanced this (have had really good experiences with other accommodation before)- accommodation - lovely clean sheets but that's where it ends. Evening meal was pretty awful as was breakfast - cheapest ingredients going. I so wish the basics were looked after first.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the service in this hotel. The staff were extremely welcoming, and nothing was too much trouble for them. We got a great deal with a groupon, which included a evening meal. The food was excellent. The bedroom which we stayed in, has recently been refurbished to a family unit. It was spacious with a large... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had a nice walk through the pretty village and the nearby (now dry!) flood plain fields before an Amazon Local deal dinner here. Cheap price, but the beef was very dry. Homemade pate and desserts good.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We visited The Bull Hotel on our way to Salisbury. We we warmly greeted and shown to our room which was very comfortable and spacious (the en-suite was actually bigger than my own kitchen). Tea and coffee in room and nice TV with DVDs available (although sadly, only boys' films, ie James Bond etc) but hey ho, the TV was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Absolutely first class food at a very reasonable price in a relaxing environment. Good, friendly and attentive service. Plenty of parking and a good base for trips into the forest or into Salisbury. We always come back regularly, even though it is some way for us to travel it is definitely worth the trip.

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Address: The Headlands, Downton SP5 3HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Downton
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