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Bell Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Hill, Clare CO10 8NN, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An historic coaching inn, full of character, in a lovely little town. I've stayed here three times now - always happy with the previous visits, but the Hotel was sold in December. I met the new Manager, and he was charming. They are making lots of improvements. At breakfast, a lady came in "off the street" and asked if she... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Bell before and not found a good deal to recommend. However, the new owner could not have tried harder to make my visit on Boxing Day a success. My parents live in the village and were persuaded here for a lunch. It was busy lunchtime and with hindsight, maybe an extra staff member could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My wife and I were traveling through to visit family 12/23 -12/24 and according to our initial reservations we could only book one night checking out 12/24. The new owner/manager/chef...was extremely accommodating and allowed us to stay the second night. We have stayed at the Bell previously and can tell a huge difference in the service and the impressive new... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I've never had the courage to stay overnight,eating in restuarant and drinking in bar was enough to put any adult off. The way the management run this establishment is akin to a night club, blaring music greats the unwary, loutish local miscreants abound and the " lady " of the house spends all her time the wrong side of the... More 

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Sally-clare-bell, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry if you didn't have a good experience at The Bell, however I do feel your review is not completely factual. I am the Landlady here at The Bell, and I agree that I do not spend enough time behind the bar however that is not through choice, I have recently had spinal surgery and have been on... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Just had a lunch at this pub which is also a hotel. Our dog was welcome on the hard floor parts of the pub and was given an unasked for but welcome bowl of water. We asked to order some lunch and were told there was a wait as they had two private parties they were catering for. This was... More 

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Sally-clare-bell, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, I will pass them on to our staff members! We are very dog friendly here, I am an animal lover and feel they deserve the same service as their owners! We hope to see you again. Many Thanks Sally Dennis & All at The Bell More 

northumberland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

12 of us booked a meal here for 7.30 on Saturday past. We arrived and sat down on time and waited....and waited ....and waited. Eventually we got our own menus and eventually gave our order for food and drinks. After some delays we all got our drinks and glasses (3 attempts to get there) and we waited ..... at 8.45... More 

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Sally-clare-bell, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, we do apologise most sincerely about your experience, the night in question we ended up very short staffed due to sickness, I know this is no excuse but to make up for it I would be more than happy to arrange a heavily discounted meal and a bottle of wine for you if you would like to return by... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights friday and sat night.Very helpful and very professional staff rooms was nice we had a family room which was great tidy and nice great location to go out and around the area .Breakfast in the hotel was great and the bar in the evening was good as well did not eat dinner at the hotel... More 

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Essex
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Unless you have heavy duty earplugs, cast iron stomach and a bottle of bleach!! Walls are paper thin, could hear next door making their cuppa amongst other things! Restaurant food was awful and service there was equally as bad! Rooms and restaurant In need of a good clean, Plumbing bangs and clangs like nothing I've ever heard! Certainly an experience... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

spent 3 nights at this hotel with 4 friends, Kevin the boss and all of his staff made us all feel very welcome, the food was excellent and the whole experience is one that we will repeat in the near future

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Stoke Poges, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Very quiet, character Pub/Hotel. Food OK. Decor in the rooms a little frayed in places but comfortable, warm and very clean. Breakfast was enormous! WiFi is free but difficult to get decent reception - but then it's difficult to get decent mobile reception in Clare anyway. Would book again.

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Address: Market Hill, Clare CO10 8NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Clare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Bell Hotel Sudbury
Bell Hotel Clare, Suffolk

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