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The Bull Hotel

The Headlands, Downton SP5 3HL, England
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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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Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were desperate for a place to sleep. We couldn't find the B&B we'd booked ahead of time and the Bull Hotel was open, had a room, and was willing to put us up. We stayed at quite a few places that cost us the same amount and our room was just okay. The towels (possibly line-dried?) were stiff as... More 

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Waterlooville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot recommend this highly enough. We spent the night here recently to celebrate my husband's birthday. The staff went out of their way to ensure everything was perfect. Our dinner was superb and was the best meal I have had in a very long time. Will return again in the near future.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nothing to much trouble, Nice Service in this quiet pub ... A Few Of Us Had Sunday Lunch Here today' It Was Very Nice with a good Meat Choice & lush cauliflower cheese' and a good portion size :-) we'll be back sometime soon ...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Bull Hotel on a groupon deal.Our room was lovely ,clean and nice and warm.The staff were very friendly and most obliging.The food was excellent and of a high standard also very well presented.We would definitely like to stay there again.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Bull Hotel on a Living Social Deal. Two nights bed & breakfast with an evening meal on the first night, and a bottle of wine if you ate in the restaurant on the second night. On arrival we were greeted by a friendly (if gruff sounding) chap, and shown to our room (room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

We visited the restaurant for brunch with a Groupon deal. Being greeted by the wide open toilet door didn't make a great first impression. Walking through the bar, there was cleaning solution left out, and the area was was uninviting overall. The 'bottomless' tea and coffee were low cost sachets, with hot water in a flask dispenser accompanied by plastic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights in February.We found the place warm,the staff welcoming,and above all the room was very comfortable,and the food was excellent. Our room was on the first floor up a narrow flight of stairs,which may cause a problem for those with mobility issues,but the hotel is on the whole very accessible. We found the meals of the... More 

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Hitchin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Stayed here on a Groupon for one night, very pleasant helpful staff. Lovely room, yes some areas could do with a bit of TLC but at this price who cares? Lovely hot meal beautifully presented including breakfast. Will definitely come back.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

what a surprise, thought we were just going for an ordinary pub lunch. We do not live in Downton so had no idea what to expect when invited to lunch here with friends. I had the fish crumble and my husband had the fish and chips, both excellent. Not usually a pudding person I thought I would treat myself to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

We visited this hotel for a groupon discount deal for 2 breakfast brunches served until 11.30am.The hotel restaurant was cold and univiting,the 1 sausage,2 flat mushrooms,and 1 paper thin black pudding were all deep fried,greasy and tasteless. Stewed baked beans and anemic cold toast ..... rubbish

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