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Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel

Bondend Lane, Upton St Leonards, Gloucester GL4 8ED, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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herts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

had very pleasant days at the bowden pleasant staff great food well served nothing too much trouble good clean room but the down side where the reception is being refurbished very poor location of temporary reception complimentary tea and coffee tray in room no biscuits only 2 tea bags only one set of towels when room booked for 2 persons... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mercure Bowden hall is some 5 miles outside Gloucester and fairly difficult to find. GPS is advisable. Given the lack of hotels in Gloucester centre, it is probably the nearest decent hotel. When i was there, the reception area was closed for renovation, entry was by a door at the front of the hotel. The staff were very friendly... More 

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Bedford
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took advantage of a special deal for 2 nights, to include dinner one evening and 2 breakfasts. It was extremely good value, very comfortable with excellent service and good food. The hotel is set in its own picturesque grounds and is very quiet. However, you can get to the centre of Gloucester in about 10 minutes. On arrival we... More 

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bernard fancourt Thank you for taking the time to submit a Trip Advisor review for Bowden Hall. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us recently. As you mentioned, we are quietly nestled away in a Gloucestershire village ensuring a peaceful and scenic break but close enough to the historic city of... More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled to Gloucester for a friend's birthday party. I chose Bowden Hall because I do like country house style hotels and this one looked lovely. Overall, this is a lovely Georgian building in a gorgeous natural setting and I would stay there again if some issues were addressed. However, it is a far cry from being... More 

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Beth W Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel, we were very disappointed to hear that there were aspects of your stay which did not entirely meet with your expectations. At Mercure, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every guest and your feedback is... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to head here to relax and unwind, it's like home from home. A warm welcome awaits you on your arrival. There's a good selection and variety available on the restaurant menu with something for all tastes on the wine list. Really Comfortable room with dressing gown and slippers.

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pcox954 Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. It is always a pleasure to read that guests have enjoyed all aspects of their stay with us and we were delighted to see that you did too. Bowden Hall is a perfect place to unwind and relax as it's set away from the hustle and bustle of city... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Bowden Hall for a Marriage Encounter weekend (a conference), so we were there Friday night to Sunday and ate all meals in the hotel. The food and the staff were lovely (I asked for extra bed sheets at about 11:30pm when the housekeeper was unavailable, yet they were very obliging in finding me some) - we would... More 

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matthew R Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Bowden Hall. We were pleased to read that you had a very pleasant stay for the conference you attended with us recently. We were also glad to read that our team were as accommodating as they could be at that late hour and that you were... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok the fabric of the building is in need of some TLC but this hotel is rich in its staff everyone was friendly, helpful and courteous despite being very busy with coach tours and weddings. Especial thanks to Jack for running down into the cellar to find a lovely bottle of Passori Rosso Veneto from the masters of wine collection,... More 

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ruthhillbourne Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our hotel. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your time with us recently. It is certainly getting busy with tours and weddings now that Spring has arrived. However, we still do our utmost to maintain a high level of service to our other guests... More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go to Bowden hall for a meal, with two children in tow! It is 2 minutes away from me, and I'm annoyed we had never attempted to go before! The food, top quality, delicious, top quality! The service was very professional, and couldn't ask for better! The only hiccup we had was my daughter had some grit'... More 

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joanne D Thank you for your review for Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall. Firstly, thank you for paying us a visit for lunch seeing as we are located so close to where you live. Locals often prefer the local pub and then are pleasantly surprised when they choose to pop in to Bowden for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea. Secondly,... More 

Chepstow, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
5 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a fragmented day here, meeting old friends, who chose to overnight. Service in the bar was prompt and friendly, a good start. Lunch menu was adequate and my sandwich, prawn and crayfish was fresh and moist. Eventually, we sat down to evening meal. The dining room was quiet, maybe too quiet and a bit boring, it's upstairs. However... More 

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rodburris Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Bowden Hall. It was a pleasure to read that you and your friends enjoyed your meals with us recently and that you were all thoroughly satisfied with the food. If it was as private meal then often we place you in a function room away from the... More 

gloucestershire
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164 reviews 164 reviews
24 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here last week with two friends. Love it here ( my hubby and i got married here nearly 26 yrs ago) as the setting is beautiful. We had tea and danish pastries, served by a really nice young man. We will be back !

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BowdenHall, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sam N Thank you for your review of your recent afternoon tea with us. We were delighted to read that you and your friends enjoyed it. Maybe we will see you and your husband back here for your Pearl Wedding Anniversary? It was a pleasure to serve you and I will pass on your compliments to the 'young man'... More 

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