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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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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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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 October 29, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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