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The Bedford Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park PL19 8BB, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Tavistock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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South coast, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely mix of faded charm, wonky floors, attentive staff but with large comfortable beds and modern bathrooms. It was a pleasure to relax in the comfortable bar area overlooking the main square of Tavistock with its dark stone buildings and pannier market. Snacks and more substantial meals were available and these were served by friendly and helpful staff. Reception... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location was excellent, right near main square yet still quiet. Ample parking. Staff at front desk were helpful and friendly. Room had nicely renovated bathroom and had been updated but not to point of being featureless. We had a lovely cream tea here with enormous scones and ample clotted cream. Staff provided it on a complementary basis as their sister... More

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently enjoyed a meal at The Bedford with friends, none of us had eaten at the hotel before and genuinely couldn't have enjoyed it more! We dined in the restaurant which had a really nice feel about it, the food was great (brasserie style), the staff that served us were all very friendly and not over the top. Couldn't... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in for an early afternoon snack and bottle of champagne in the modestly sized garden to the side of the hotel. Polite and efficient service, tasty snacks beautifully presented. Also looking at our table neighbours the afternoon teas are rather good too!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what can I say. We held our wedding at the Bedford hotel on the 28th June 2014. We were so well looked after from start to finish. The wedding organiser could not of done more to help, the toast master on the day made sure everything went smoothly, the food was delicious, rooms were fantastic and all staff were... More

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good off road private car park with easy walk into the reception area. This was my first stay and I was pleasantly greeted at reception. The room was spacious but dated although the bathroom was modern and well appointed. The bed was comfortable and clean and I enjoyed a quiet nights sleep. The bar area is a typical hotel bar... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made an advance booking for the night with our baby and arranged a travel cot for our stay. Our room was located up two flights of stairs and there was no lift. On one of the hottest days of the year I had to get the pram up and down the stairs! Our room was spacious and the decor... More

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

We had a meal in the Restaurant for the first time and both my husband and myself ordered the rib eye steak. This was thoroughly disappointing. Although the presentation and service was good the steak was cut so thin and it was more like an escalope. At £21.50 per person the price was a total rip-off. We would consider eating... More

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive looking place close to centre of Tavistock. Booked here because the hotel I normally stay at was full. Arrival was fairly good, though bit a drag from the car park to reception, receptionist very helpful and room released efficiently. Generally, the hotel has some attractive features, but looking a little tired around the edges. Not a bad stay, apart... More

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Houston, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Bedford is a great place in the center of a great town. Would I stay there again, YES. The staff is great, friendly, and accommodating. If your looking for a new looking well taken care of hotel, look elsewhere. The building is a historic location originally owned by the Duke of Bedford. Keep in mind the building is several... More

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Address: 1 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park PL19 8BB, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Tavistock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bedford Hotel 3*
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Bedford Hotel Tavistock
The Bedford Hotel Tavistock, Devon

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