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Embankment Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford MK40 3PD, England
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Ranked #9 of 16 Hotels in Bedford
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gary and I spent our first night as a married couple at this beautiful hotel. Located by the side of the river, our room looked out onto the river, couldn't have wished for anything better. The room was well decorated ,large wonderfully comfortable and very clean. The staff were friendly and very helpful. The breakfast was delicious ,cooked well and... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like The Swan up the road, these people seem to think that because they are in a fab building and poor old Bedfordians are desperate, they can get away with a bad attitude and not very good food or coffee. It's been a while since we went here so in fairness we should give them another chance but we tried... More 

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cambridge
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not very well organised. Pretty location by the river. Short distance from the centre. Good car park although a little tight. Food was ok but pricey and drinks were ok but my glass had something in it. Not a major problem. I was left hanging around at check in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a surprise! Absolutely charming hotel with a fantastic bar on the ground floor overlooking the park and river. Staff were polite, friendly and helpful. Rooms were a good size, clean with nice bathrooms... albeit a little bit warm on a very hot day... wasn't sure how to work the AC as that may have helped. Overall a lovely hotel,... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on a late rooms booking, not knowing anything about Bedford but just needing a bed in the area for the night. We had one of the superior rooms with river view. Lovely room and amazing bathroom. We ate in the restaurant in the evening which was excellent. The only comment I would make is that I was... More 

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paddock wood
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given the ground floor annexe room which is disabled friendly. This wasn't can issue and the receptionist even came down to offer us a room in the main hotel due to a cancellation. We declined as all seemed fine. Wish we had said yes due to: The water in the wet room not draining properly and making the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bedford is a beautiful English town and the location of this hotel is top shelf. Old hotel with character and rooms nicely restored. The restaurant would be with the stay alone. They specialise in locale provincial meats, cheeses and produce. - absolutely loved it. Very attentive and friendly staff made me feel welcomed. They also specialise in gins which was... More 

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Diss
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised by the Embankment. It is a very delightful mock-tudor pub overlooking the River Great Ouse. The decor was modern & understated and the bedrooms were clean. Although we did not opt for breakfast I’d imagine, judging by the rest of the place, they serve up a decent brekkie. Free car parking is available behind the hotel although... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, Christine, and I had the pleasure of staying at the Embankment on the 6th and 7th June and had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend stay. The location is excellent, the room was clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. We decided to eat in both evenings and found the food to be delicious. Breakfast too was first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to stay one night i Bedford and found the Embankment offered a very comfortable and good value Bed and Breakfast. Nice comfortable bar, outside seating for good weather which we wre able to enjoy. Access to the river for a beautiful mornig stroll. Parking a bit limited but plenty of road space for after 18.00.

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