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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 #3 of 4 Hotels in Tavistock
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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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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel, the food is fantastic and it right in the middle of town, rooms are very nice and clean. Lots of people coming and going but the hotel had a lovely atmosphere, drinks are very expensive though.

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent two nights at The Bedford. The staff were all friendly and helpful and made my elderly mother and I feel very welcome. A disabled car park space was saved for us and the room was warm, comfortable, clean and well designed for my mother who finds it difficult to get about. Even though the hotel was very busy... More 

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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slap bang in the middle of town, but pleasantly quiet, a fine piece of architectural history giving all the impression of a castellated fortification, could not be further from the smiling welcome inside. The young lady checking me in, the young man at the bar and the chap who served my dinner were polite and attentive without being intrusive. Had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just had a two day break at the Bedford.If you like the listed building with traditional furnishings with a staff that are second to non look no further.This corner of Devon is outstanding. Everybody we met in a in a town bursting with excellent shops for retail therapy (both ladies and gents)were friendly and keen to have a chat.The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually cycled there from Bristol so when I arrived very tired nothing was too much for the staff they even took my panniers to the room and put the cycle in a safe place locked away The Bedford was the most hospitable place I have ever stayed except for home of course The evening meal fantastic, the room clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an excellent private group lunch which was well organised and of top quality. The private "Portrait Room" was an excellent location and the organisation went beyond expectations, including the reservation of a disabled parking space for one of our guests. The food quality and quantity was superb and enjoyed by everyone. The historic listed hotel has kept pace... More 

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