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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Address: The Headlands, Downton SP5 3HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Downton
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