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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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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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15 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

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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