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Embankment Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford MK40 3PD, England
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Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Bedford
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
MaxMinor Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best time to go to the Embankment Hotel is on a summer after one or early evening. I have spent a few afternoons this summer sitting outside , the tables and chairs are comfortable and there are good sun canopies. The service is good and we have enjoyed a glass of win end a sharing platter of bread, vegetable... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just stayed here during the busiest weekend because it was the Bedford river festival which only happens every 2 years. The hotel was very very busy however the staff were great nothing was a problem. The room absolutely immaculate. Very enjoyable stay and for future trips will definitely stay again.

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Lisa Many thanks for your kind comments. I hope you had a fantastic time at the river festival. We certainly did. Best wishes Jonathan More

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hotel was very very comfortable, clean and excellent as usual. The breakfast was delicious and a good selection. The only thing that we were not so happy with was the Saturday evening meal for 7 persons.. The order for breast of chicken and a caesar salad:- the breast of chicken had been beaten and flattened making it so large... More

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Barbara Many thanks for your review, and more so for the comments on your meals. I am sorry they were not to our usual standard. If you had made us aware at the time we would definitely have changed or replaced your meals in order to rectify the situation. I have discussed your comments with the chef in detail... More

York, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
61 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on business in July and also met a customer for a meal and drinks. The hotel is in a great position overlooking the river and the outdoor area is very inviting. Car park was full, but the manager allowed me to double park, which was greatly appreciated. I stayed in room 108 which I would avoid because its... More

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Eddie Many thanks for your great comments. It is good to know we have got it 100% right for you. See you next time! Jonathan More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I booked this hotel web site warned it was a busy pub restaurant and there may be some noise. I booked anyway as wanted a river view as returning to Bedford after 30 years away. On arrival the bar and terrace were very busy, it was a lovely sunny day and there was a crowd outside. Check in fast... More

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I am really glad you had a enjoyable and comfortable stay with us and found the river views to be great. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Bedford. Kind regards Jonathan More

Malvern, Worcs
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated right on the embankment with a lovely terrace directly outside, the surroundings are stunning. The service was helpful and friendly and the room was very comfortable, just what I needed. I loved the ambience of the bar, where I sat and did some exam marking, much to the amusement of other customers. Surprisingly for a busy pub, it was... More

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review We are pleased to hear you had a good nights sleep with us. The remote controller issue has now been resolved. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Jonathan More

Dhahran
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A return visit, and have to say they yet again met all of our expectations. Room beautiful overlooking the river, food both dinner and breakfast amazing. Staff friendly. Such a wonderful inn with olde world charm.

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Jen I am glad we met your expectations once more. Please be sure to say hello next time you visit us as I look forward to welcoming you. Kind regards Jonathan More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have stayed at the embankment for the last three years once a year with work, unfortunately i have no choice about where i stay and it is close to the hospital which i teach at. this year i was pleasantly surprised t be checked into a large spacious clean and tidy room on my first night and even had... More

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Nathan Can you please let me know when you stayed with us so I can get to the bottom of what happened with your room. Many thanks Jonathan Jonathan.taylor@peachpubs.com More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SUMMARY This is a perfectly adequate provincial pub-cum-hotel. A little dear, perhaps but fine all round. We stayed for just one night, as we had a meeting the following day. It’s obviously popular, as the place was heaving on a Friday night and there were few rooms left when I booked. SITUATION The town of Bedford is the county town... More

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your thorough and kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We do keep our prices as low as possible, however we do buy in the best produce (food wise) that we can. Therefore being more expensive than other gastro pubs that serve lower quality food. Being a tied pub as you mentioned means... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and were very disappointed with the experience. The 1st night we stayed in room 111 which was far too small.It was impossible to walk around the room without bumping in to furniture. Apart from the size of the room, it was grubby, dark and poky. There were cobwebs and unpleasant stains all over the... More

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SwanGM, General Manager at Embankment Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sheila Many thanks for your review. We are currently in the process of decorating all of our rooms. If you could let me know when you stayed so I can investigate this further that would be great. Many thanks Jonathan Jonathan.taylor@peachpubs.com More

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Address: The Embankment, Bedford MK40 3PD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bedford #3 Business Hotel in Bedford
Number of rooms
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