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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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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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Herts.
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were two of a party of nineteen persons attending the hotel for a celebration meal for our friend’s 50th birthday on Easter Sunday. SO before you read on take this into account as experiences as a couple or indeed foursome may not be the same as that which follows. I say this as having read similar ‘not so good’... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Right by the historic river in Bedford sits a lovely little hotel with good food. Twenty years ago it was a rough pub however now one can sit in the sunshine and enjoy good food and a well stocked bar. The food is posh pub grub with some lovely cold platters which are excellant and the well trained staff all... More

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

Hi Martin Many thanks for your fab review. We are glad you had such an enjoyable stay and we look forward to seeing you next time. Best wishes Jonathan More

Alcorcon, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place in a wonderful location near the river. Rooms are comfortable and clean, breakfast is fantastic and the staff is friendly and kind. I highly recommend it.

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abercrave
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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 4 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 March 15, 2014

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 March 13, 2014 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

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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:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bedford
#2 Business Hotel in Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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