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The Grafton

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   141-143 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DN, England
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Ranked #15 of 22 Bedford B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nottingham
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Recently stayed in The Grafton whilst in Bedford on business. It's basically a community pub with letting rooms above. On the plus sides the room and bedding were very clean, as were the shared bathrooms (no en-suite available). Staff were very friendly and the pub downstairs didn't seem rowdy. It is located well for the train station and only a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Needed a place to stay at Bedford for an evening as had an early morning sports competition the next day. Room is fairly basic and reasonably clean. There was a dirty ash tray and a bizarre stack of pennies by the TV. Shared showers and toilets. By the main road so noisy with the traffic outside. Good value for money... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Having heard of the graftons friendly reputation, we decided to stay here to expore the historic market town of bedford and visit family.... Not only did this friendly service far exceed our expectations but the room has recently been refurbished and the price was a steal for what we got. We staying in room 18 which was large double bed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

What a friendly place with great beer good staff and rooms clean will go back soon close to town center and shops I meet a few of the locals who are also very friendly .its nice to have a drink in a old style pub and have a chat with the staff and locals

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Had booked into a different hotel in the town but on arrival I was told they were overbooked and they offered no solution except to say the whole town was booked out. This was 2100, dark and me on my bicycle. In an effort to get rid of me they suggested the Grafton. When I arrived there, the landlady, Cathy... More

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The Grafton is pretty basic; functional room with sink, shared bath.The room was clean and offered in-room tea/coffee service. There is a pub/restaurant attached, which seems to be a place for regulars. They don't provide toiletries--soap, shampoo, but shops are nearby. The outside noise level is intermittently high throughout the evening & into early morning, but no worse than some... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

What a wonderful place! Like home from home. Friendly owners that cannot do enough for you. Excellent location, 2 minute walk from the train station. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable. You couldn't get better value for money!

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

Well this place is certainly no frills but its rooms and communal facilities are nice and clean, its well situated for the centre of Bedford, it has tv and coffee making facilities and my room had a wash hand basin.

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

nice room with tv and tea/coffee. Had a good nights sleep. would use again.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

Simple rooms but clean, toilet & shower in corridor, clean. Conveniently in the centre and near the railway station. No noise in my room because of double glazing. Facility to make coffee or tea in the room. A very kind landlady that gave good service (f.e. I could borrow an iron and leave my suitcase in custody) . Had a... More

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Address: 141-143 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Grafton 2.5*
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