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Bear Hotel

12 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HJ, England
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The Bear Hotel was sold to us by Expedia. Paid £260 for two nights for four people - not cheap and found the place to be totally inadequate for this money. We found it to be in a terrible state: with wall paper falling down, dust everywhere on the floor, rickety window panes - that were not at all insulating... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The Bear Hotel was sold to us by Expedia. It is a run down, dirty place. No proper duvets, loud music next door. Greasy crockery, rude personnel (if available). We could not bear another night, escaped to the "Angels" next door. What a difference! There were 4 of us. Me and my husband (double room: £130 for 2 nights double... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Walked into bear hotel asked if they had any rooms yea the guy says but don't do breakfast for £65 that was bad. Didn't look to good in bar area never mind the rooms I said no it's ok mate. Never see me there no way. Drove 3mile down road got a lovely place to stay.. So bear hotel get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Warm and friendly hotel very welcoming couple running the place they both deserve more credit than they getting on here (tie your own shoe laces lol) I really enjoyed my stay and will be coming back thank you

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Took a trip down to the southwest of England, hadn't booked anywhere to stay, thinking it's Thursday its September it won't be that busy. We pulled off the M4 at Chippenham thinking we'll easily find a place to stay, wrong! The only place with a vacancy was The Bear Hotel. We had no previous knowledge of the place, and we... More 

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tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry you were not happy with your stay here at the Bear hotel, unfortunately we only have limited parking and this is on a first come basis, if the hotel is fully booked I move my own car from the garage and park it in the street to allow guests to park we can only take 2/3 cars... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We wanted to stay in Chippenham for one night. We just wanted somewhere to lay our heads, sleep in a bed with clean sheets and have an ensuite that was also clean with accommodating staff and this is what we got. The current couple running the place have only been here a few months. The hotel needs a lot of... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

why oh why didn't I read these reviews before booking this awful hotel. It was so horrible we left after half an hour. It is dirty, smells and there were young children running around. Close it down until there are new tenants and it's been totally refurbished. It could be so beautiful.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Avoid at all cost never have I seen a hotel so bad there was buckets catching water all over the place and the fowl smell for the bathroom was horrible I had to leave the fan on all night! As for the TV it worked but no sound! My college was in a separate room he was lost for words... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We booked last minute, but this doesn't excuse what a disappointment this hotel was. When you are asked by staff if the room is clean because they aren't sure the cleaner actually went in, it shows that the management of this hotel have lost a grip on what is going on. The corridor up to our room had a dreadful... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were desperate for a room so we booked in to this Hotel online. As we walked in to the hotel the only thing that was missing was sawdust on the floor. It was dark and dreary. at that point we should have walked, But we booked in to the room. There was a light fitting hanging down in the... More 

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