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The New Beehive Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   171 Westgate, Bradford BD1 3AA, England
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Ranked #23 of 29 hotels in Bradford
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
elisabeth s Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights ,whilst Tour de France started . Quirky . Peacefull. Stairs are a B******.So travel lite . A superb bureau on one landing . A superb table in Lester Room. It aint posh but is adequate and worth the money . Bar is CAMRA registered and the cider is superb ! Just ,from my work life ,the... More

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beehiveBradford, Front Office Manager at The New Beehive Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you appreciated the building and enjoyed a pint at our bar. We do have a collection of very nice antique furniture throughout the building and it's nice to see it being appreciated. We are sorry if you found the stairs difficult, we usually offer to carry any luggage when showing guests up... More

Southern England
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only there for one night ...just as well as we were on the top floor. It was a nightmare carrying cases up the narrow and winding stairs . There was even a door handle at the base of a door so you could open it before carrying on up more stairs!!!! I don't think we will be back!!!!

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beehiveBradford, Front Office Manager at The New Beehive Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apologise if you found the stairs difficult, the building was built in 1901 and we have tried to keep it as original as possible. There is no lift in the building but we would have been more than happy to help with your bags and apologise if this was not offered when being shown... More

Brecon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Tatty old pub with a few rooms upstairs.Could be good but certainly isn't Noisy at night,window didn't open,bathroom light wouldn't switch off etc.As per normal you get what you pay for-just. ,Avoid if at all possible!!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

On arriving in Bradford in the afternoon to see a show later on, we went straight to the Beehive to have a beer and get our bearings. The receptionist (serving in the gaslit bar) was very friendly and helpful, the locals were welcoming and the place itself was full of interest. It dates from 1901 and has been sensibly and... More

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Zilina, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Exellent location in Central Bradford. Pleasant staff. great rates. Breakfast if booked. just need to find your evening meal. Many places locally for this. Good for staying and commuting by local transport to Leeds. close to all of these. I will be returning.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stayed on 23rd April (Wednesday). On arrival, met by the owner William, who was very welcoming and knowledgeable about the history of the building. The quaint bar rooms and the gas lit public bar was like travelling back in time. During the evening, there were quite a few 'interesting' locals to chat to and have a bit of banter with.... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Classic early 20th century pub with nice Edwardian touches still evident throughout. It even has the original gas mantle lighting that's still used. Check out the wonderful pics on the wall in the back room that relate to our musical past. They are simply awesome. Nice friendly barman, and good beer. Very enjoyable visit indeed.

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Stalybridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Untouched by time. Gas lights. Coal fires. Excellent beer. If you are drinking beer in Bradford you have to visit this establishment. Check out the artwork in the back room. And the fox in the games room.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Really looking forward to visiting this pub during a recent crawl round Bradford. One of the few remaining gas lit pubs in the UK and in the CAMRA inventory. Whilst the building itself was very impressive and the period features fantastic, it felt very much like the place had lost it's way. My partner and I were the only customers... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Quirky place with an eclectic clientele. Good selection of beers and lots of atmosphere when the pub got busy – gas-lit bar! - and there was music on downstairs when we were there. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Address: 171 Westgate, Bradford BD1 3AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Bradford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The New Beehive Inn 3*
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