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The Bull Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Place, Fairford GL7 4AA, England
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Mel M Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the traditional Bull Hotel as a base for a weekend exploring the Cotswolds. We arrived a little earlier than planned and couldn't check-in so had lunch at the hotel. The food was interesting but rather expensive for what it was. The staff were friendly enough but something just didn't feel right, they all seemed preoccupied. Then when we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location and beautiful on the outside Very busy - so they must be doing something right Breakfast was good - though I struggle with tea via the T bag fishing approach in a British Hotel - why no teapots? The bedroom was dingy and uninviting - or characterful and historic depending on your viewpoint The 1 BIG drawback was... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New owners, same old dive. Beer is poorly kept, food is awful and overpriced despite the Bull's protestations. Staff are friendly although lack initiative and autonomy. Fishing is eye wateringly expensive for some of the worst kept banks in the South West. This isn't the Itchen or the Test, it's the Coln. Whilst it could be a nice stretch, the... More

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Iansummersbullhotel, Manager at The Bull Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do not normally reply to reviews but feel on this occasion we must. We believe that as you make specific mention of fishing on the River Coln that it was your party of two who were trying to fish our stretch of river for free, being most disgruntled when challenged by myself and asked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is obviously old and would benefit from being refurbished, the Staff are friendly and helpful. The furniture is also dated especially in the bedrooms, plenty of Car parking at the front of the building except on Market day. Lovely location and if the Hotel is refreshed it would be a great place to stay.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The hotel looked nice on the website, but the reality was rather different. Lots of little problems, which, on their own would not have amounted to anything serious, just compounded until the whole stay was ruined. We were in Room 3, which had clearly seen better days. The floor had a definite slope to it, which is not a big... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Visited The Bull recently with several friends and family whilst at the Royal International Air Tattoo, air show. On arrival found the pub area to be rustic and welcoming, although fairly empty. I asked for a menu and was given a nice laminated large sheet. A quick look showed the typical pub fayre on offer at typical prices; steak and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Great little secret. Lovely location right on the square. The hotel is spacious with good food and welcoming staff. Rooms are perfectly sized with nice features. There is a good selection of local ales on tap which was well enjoyed by our fishing party. If you are after a weekend away fishing then this place is worth a try, Fairford... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I haven't stayed here but have been in a few times for drinks and business meetings. It's a potentially very cute little spot, right on the square in Fairford and with some nice little quirky touches inside. Drink selection is ok, although possibly a little over-priced. I would like to see it refurbished with a high quality spec, while retaining... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is my 3rd visit to stay at The Bull Hotel and yet again it was fantastic, our trip was for 5 people staying in twin rooms on a fishing break. Fantastic value, great service (special mentions to Ian and Jamie), who made our trip extra special as usual, and thanks Jamie for the never ending ribbing. The food was... More

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I met an old girl friend at the Bull who needed a bit of cheering up, althogh the bar was quite busy we didn't feel at all over looked or overheard.Our drinks were served quickly, and our food orders taken by a very courteous landlord/ manager. Both meals were very tasty, both plates were completly clean, I think that speaks... More

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Address: Market Place, Fairford GL7 4AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Fairford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bull Hotel 3*
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