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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
eddie8105 York, United Kingdom
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  • 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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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 1 week 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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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 2 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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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 3 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 3 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 3 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

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night at the Embankment. Staff at the Embankment were extremely helpful and friendly. I had booked a twin room but when I arrived we were shown to a "king size bed". room. This was sorted out quickly and we were instead offered two separate rooms. Would have prefered just the twin room. Rooms otherwise were very... More

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

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. I am glad you found the stay with us comfortable and look forward to welcoming you again soon. I have discussed your breakfast comments with my breakfast manager to ensure our breakfast buffet is always up to standard. Kind regards Jonathan More

Bedford
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once upon a time in vogue Now not so good, service just slips each time i go there. Maybe its my bad luck? But this is about my experience - each time i visit i feel i have to wait too long at the bar, and unnecessarily because the staff fail to acknowledge you unless i get rude myself.

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

Thanks for your review. I have very few reviews like this and yours is very vague on actual details. If you could email me more details of your experiences it may help so I know where we have got it wrong for you. It seems you are merely commenting as you have had to wait at the bar. we are... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The superb location and setting belies the disappointment one encounters on actually staying in this hotel. I arrived at the hotel at around 10.40pm having been delayed by trains. The reception I received was the antithesis of a welcome - in fact, bordering on rudeness. I was made to feel like an inconvenience; from staff anxious to finish their shift... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the pub. I am frequently praised for having excellent and friendly staff so I am saddened and very surprised to read you had virtually no welcome when you arrived. My email address is below, I would appreciate if you could let me know who checked you in and these are not the... 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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