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Shakespeare Hotel

27 Shakespeare Road, Bedford MK40 2DX, England
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Ranked #14 of 15 hotels in Bedford
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here just one night. The double room we had was very small but did the job. Nice breakfast in the morning and it was nice to be able to have a drink at the bar at night and sit in the outside garden area.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived to be given a tiny uncomfortable room with a leaking shower, broken sink (in the bedroom aswell not even in the bathroom) springs poking through mattress, broken lights and a dirty room that last had a lick of paint years ago. Got my room moved to a slightly better one but now with the noisiest floorboards ever. Asked at... More

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Northern Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was booked to stay here for 4 nights and when I read the reviews I was pretty apprehensive. The car park was full to bursting when I arrived but I managed to squeeze in and the guy at reception said he would contact me if it needed moving. The next night I discovered that (come out of the entrance, turn... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel last weekend and whilst the staff did their best they are woefully under supported and are fighting a loosing battle. I knew this hotel as a child in the 70s and it was a great place where my whole family would come for a meal. Sadly it has not been updated since then and it... More

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bath
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6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the plus side the bedding,towels and bathrooms were clean but on the negative there are so many...we had 2 rooms my window could not be closed as it was too big for the frame,my Daughter's so window had no handle,also when using her shower water was dripping through the ceiling light in the shower..the carpets were badly and I... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worst than faulty towers is gross discusting filth stinks of urine the whole hotel we stayed in June and my god words can't describe how bad it is bring the hotel inspection team in quick as you can it's terrable bad

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival it was obvious there were parking issues. But Upon entering I found the staff very helpful and polite and courteous. The hotel is getting dated and could do with a refresh. Breakfast was plentiful eat as much as u wanted

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I Booked a 1 night stayat the Shakespeare Hotel so i could get to my appointment early the next morning having eaten breakfast and feeling refreshed, i didn't expect too much but i was still Very disappointed, my room was tiny, it was only a single bed but i had no room to put my case down and still be... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After spending our honeymoon night there 28 years ago we thought it would be nice to return as we have moved from the area. What a mistake. It was dyer. Reception dark and dingy and the room we were allocated in the roof had the smallest window ever. Never again. We won't be returning.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Images on the official website were very misleading! Room was dirty on arrival and TV did not work. No desk lamp and poorly lit. Toilet did not flush and upon complaining to reception it took over 24hrs for someone to be sent to inspect it, after which no action was taken and no apology was given. Car park is too... More

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Address: 27 Shakespeare Road, Bedford MK40 2DX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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