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The Bedford Hotel

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3.0 of 5
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1 Plymouth Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8BB, England
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Tavistock
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
lesley c Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fabulous hotel right in the centre of Tavistock. We were lucky enough to be given an upgrade. The bed was a four poster and there was a Jacuzzi bath. The staff were wonderful and the food was 1st class. Good selection. Lovely bed linen, soft fluffy towels and good quality soaps shampoo's etc. We loved it and would highly... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Much splendour, but a few minor blemishes. We stayed here as attending a family celebration in the town and was extremely pleased with both the venue and staff. From our first contact to having breakfast served in our room the staff were excellent, friendly, courteous and professional. We had a great room with 4 poster bed and all the usual... More 

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for the best nights stay in a beautiful hotel! We stayed there after they helped us celebrate my fiancés 30th birthday. The Sunday afternoon meal was amazing, the beef was perfectly cooked and the portions were plenty! All the food was cooked well and came out very hot! The leek and potato soup was everyone's favourite. They kindly... More 

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Devonport, United Kingdom
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62 hotel reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've wanted to visit The Bedford Hotel so on a recent visit to Taviistock we decided to go for tea. We entered the hotel from the car park where there is level access and a lift. So far so good. Arrive in the hotel proper and it all went pear shaped. It was gloomy, old fashioned just plain dreary. Still,... More 

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25 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a £63 double room in May using one of the main online travel websites, and using UK cashback website, I got £10 of this back again. So, for £53 I had a beautiful room, with free parking & WiFi, in this beautiful historical hotel dead in the centre of Tavistock. The highlight was the breakfast: they provide a... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a romantic package and supposedly had the best room in the hotel! The bathroom required a proper clean and was like being in a freezer. The bedroom was like being in a fridge. The biggest problem with this place is that it lacks experienced staff, I am led to believe that staff turn over is high. Food in... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice looking hotel from the outside and prime location for discovering Tavistock. However the building inside is very quirky to be polite. The whole place needs a contemporary lift and spruce up. The floor boards in my room were so loose and squeaky that it was impossible to miss them! I would stay again if there isn't room in... More 

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We we were attending a wedding in Devon. The reception was at Bovey Castle, however, the service was at the lovely church in Taviistock. We decided to stay in Tavistock on the Friday night and found that the Bedford Hotel was right opposite the church. WE booked it and after a long and arduous journey down from Kent we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Highly recommend. I would not hesitate to stay again. The staff are very very helpful in an unobtrusive way and I witnessed a very very rude client handled with great care and professionalism. The young waitress involved at no time lost her Kool and was obviously being goaded by a horrible client who became worse as she became better. The... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This hotel requires the guests to be super fit as there is NO lift and our room was on the third floor. Even the small lift from the car park to reception ( which has recently beeninstalled ) was out of order, As a listed building there are obviously issues regarding the installation of a lift, but a building with... More 

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