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Embankment Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford MK40 3PD, England
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Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel for one night and was very impressed with everything. Had a lovely twin-bedded room, with plenty of lighting, which is a treat these days. Dinner in the restaurant was superb, as was the service. Also, a lovely location at the riverside. Next time I am in Bedford, this is where I will stay.

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

Thank you for your great review. I am pleased you had such a great stay with us and we very much look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards Jonathan More

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has all the trappings to be an amazing hotel - it's location on the river, the building has great charm, there is a shabby chic air to the place and the food is very good. However, it is clear that the management style of the owners of this let this place down with a lack of attention to detail... More

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

Hi Jeremy Many thanks for your review. Could you please email me details of exactly when you stayed so I can investigate your comments further. Many thanks in advance Jonathan Joanthan.taylor@peachpubs.com More

Penzance, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in to the embankment for one night. Easy check in, Room very clean and tidy. Plenty of space. Breakfast served in the usual area next to the bar with fresh croissants and jams, yoghurts and cereals. On this occasion I did not opt for the cooked. Perhaps on my next visit. !! Easy check out. Very friendly staff.

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

Hi Mark Many thanks for your review. I am really please you had a comfortable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Bedford. Kind regards Jonathan More

Glasgow
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for a boozy lunch with two lady friends for my Birthday. It was a Wednesday afternoon and not particularly busy which made the poor service even more galling. We waited for 20 minutes for our order to be taken and during that time I personally had to fetch the specials board. There was no apology for this plus... More

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

Many thanks for your review, It sounds to me like you certainly didn’t receive our usual high standards of service. Please can you let me know via email the date you visited so I can investigate this. Kind regards Jonathan Jonathan.taylor@peachpubs.com More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location in the best part of Bedford. The Embankment. Front rooms are the best. Back rooms pokey. Rooms are standard issue gastro pub, with appropriate character in places. Restaurant excellent, but don't fall for the back rooms - they lack atmosphere in my view unless you have a big/private party. Bar excellent array of wine and beers. Food good.... More

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

Many thanks for your kind review, Our dining room at the back for the building is suitable for slightly more formal dining but does not get the buzz from the bar unfortunately. On a busy evening it creates it own atmosphere though through the music and hum of guests chatter. We look forward to welcoming you back to the embankment... More

England
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room 105, The bedroom was clean , tidy and comfortable with a clean ensuite (shame the ensuite door was hanging loose on its hinges). The breakfast (incl.,in the price of stay )was excellent and offering full English/with fruit and cereal . We dined in house and again the food was of an excellent standard and served well. Would recommend staying... More

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

Thank you very much for positive review I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. The door to the bathroom was repaired on the day of your departure and I am sorry this was not quite right during your stay. Kind regards Jonathan More

Flitwick, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a 10oz French steak. Asked for a medium and was cooked to perfection. Lovely meal and nice staff. Was seated very quickly and food came swiftly and hot. Nice place for couples or doubles. Starters were sausage and bread with dips, was a treat. Would recommend for nice relaxing meal or a special treat.

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

Thank you very much for your glowing review, You must have visited on a Wednesday for our steak night of the French Cut Rump? It is a personal favourite of mine too. I’m really glad you enjoyed it. I look forward to seeing you next time you visit. Jonathan More

England
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We are regular customers of Embankment and dine there on a frequent basis. We wanted to enquire about several family and friends staying there in the summer when we have a party locally. I went into the Embankment and was asked to call 'Wendy' on a mobile number who is the reservation manager. I had no problem in doing that... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent telephone conversation with Wendy. After investigating your comments I have been informed that when you called you asked Wendy for 3-4 rooms (not the 7-8 rooms you have spoken of) and that Jason (who you originally spoke to) said you could have a discount for being a... More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is the third time we have had a one night booking at this hotel, on this occasion we requested a room to the rear of the property, which we were allocated. The room was overlooking the car park and turned out to be quite quiet. We had room 206 which was small, but more than adequate for one night... More

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

Thank you for great review and thank you for continuing to return to us to enjoy our hospitality. We pride ourselves in having a really comfortable and friendly atmosphere as has been highlighted in your comments. Please be sure to say hello when you next stay with us. Best wishes Jonathan More

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Excellent overnight stay with good food in the evening and great breakfast too. Attentive service was excellent and the room was very nicely decorated and well equipped (though a small TV….). Good value all round.

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

Thank you for your review, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us especially your comments on our great service. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Kind regards Jonathan More

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Additional Information about Embankment Hotel

Also Known As:
Embankment Hotel Bedford
Address: The Embankment, Bedford MK40 3PD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Bedford
#7 Family Hotel in Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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