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The Bacon Arms

10 Oxford Street, Newbury RG14 1JB, England
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Ranked #20 of 21 Newbury B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015
Emma R Accrington, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went into the Bacon Arms with my wife and daughter for lunch. We order three Chicken Paninis with fries, they were supposed to be hot but they came out luke warm, very disappointing. I arrived at 12:57 and left at 13:49. The reason I know this is because I was snapped entering and existing the carpark by the NPR... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times over 30 years and seen it change hands so I was interested in its latest takeover. Friendly staff, good ale and reasonably priced wine. The menu was "average" like a wetherspoon deal. But, oh dear, the seats were glossy with wear and uncomfortable and I had to use my own wetwipe as the table... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a lonnggg day in Southampton were booked in to stay here on way back up North to break up the journey. Initial thoughts were that the rooms (two) were very basic but were so tired thought it would be fine. Karaoke and disco went on until after midnight at full blast. May as well have been in our room.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Seriously outdated in need of refurb. Staff welcoming. Room was disgusting & filthy. No room between bathroom & bed. Housekeeping seriously needs addressing .Such a shame as perfect location for town centre.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Last minute booking for an easy night stay in Newbury, leaving very early the next morning. Staff polite on arrival, shown to our room outside the back door right next to the smoking area (I am a non-smoker) and the way out to the car park. Heating in the room wouldn't turn on, bed creaked when you moved, toilet wouldn't... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I had to attend an interview in Newbury and my partner booked the Bacon Arms online. Unknown to me, he had booked it without reading any reviews therefore before we set off I decided to research the B&B. I was horrified at some of the reviews that I read but we had already booked and couldn't cancel. I was panicking... More 

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Read some mixed reviews, but with little availability in Newbury at short notice, we booked the Bacon Arms. We arrived very early, parked in a large rear car park and mindful of the "scamera" comments, went in just to register our car, intending to return after 2 p.m. to book in. The "scamera" comments seem exaggerated, there are ample signs... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights in May. Walls were paper thin and I could hear conversations from guests in rooms each side of me. Breakfast was of poor quality and service was extremely slow. Staff were not very friendly. Location is the best asset of the bacon arms

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Booked a room at bacon arms on weekend of 15th 16th of May, what a nightmare it was.we had a small room in the yard area of property, me and my partner went out for some drinks on the Friday evening and when we got back about 11.30 pm, we had no electric in room and the toilet was nearly... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I arrived with no issues and found it easy to find using my satnav with plenty of free parking around the back - you need to enter your registration into a machine by reception to avoid fines (this can be done for the whole duration in one go). When I arrived I found my name had been taken wrong and... More 

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