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Embankment Hotel

The Embankment, Bedford MK40 3PD, England
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Ranked #8 of 16 Hotels in Bedford
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South West England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Made my booking through booking.com so got a slight deal which included breakfast. I read a few reviews and noted that the rooms with a river view were the one's to request. On doing so I was told my booking did not allow one of these rooms, silly me!! of course they cost more. On arrival we got a room... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place for a family meal. Good menu, something for all tastes and reasonably priced. Service is excellent, attentive without being over the top. Lovely setting on banks of the river. Watching the rowers with a glass of Chardonnay is very relaxing. Always worth a visit if you're in Bedford.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location and welcome. We had a fantastic night in the bar and the food was great, finished off by drinks overlooking the river. Room was clean and the bed comfortable. Breakfast was excellent and the staff friendly and helpful.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

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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