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Bear Hotel

12 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HJ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we stayed in the bear hotel for 1 night in room 4. the hotel itself is a very old building and in need of a makeover yes, but the rooms are very clean and comfortable. what made our stay so nice was Tina and Gary the managers at this present time. very polite funny and welcoming they could not do... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews
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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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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed at this hotel because I needed to for a family gathering. There were no other hotels available. It was not dreadful, but not pleasant either. The room looked clean but when I went to bed it was very clear that the sheets had not been washed...they stunk of what appeared to be male BO!!! very strong smell. As you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Don't be deceived by pics on line, The Bear is very drab, outdated in need of serious refurb. No food available at this time. Staff friendly and welcoming. In a desperate need for a hotel then it will suffice, but don't try to impress with this "HOTEL". Whoever awards the stars to these places needs to take a serious look... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Bear Hotel for 1 night after a trip to jersey and travelling back to Manchester , I phoned the hotel a couple of weeks before to let them know we would be arriving after 10 and would this be ok . However it was a bit later and we arrived to a 25th anniversary party in... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed at the Bear Hotel for 5 NIGHTS over the folk festival and have rebooked for next year. The location is superb. Dave the new manager is working very hard to raise the standard offered for his customers and could not be more helpful and obliging. We stayed in Room 4 with the four poster and Jacuzzi. The room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Really really think before you arrange to stay here. We booked via hotels.com and choose chippenham as it was cheaper than staying in bath. However, when we rang to say we were going to arrive late we got a voice mail telling us to leave a message. They didn't think we were going to show so didn't get the message.... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We arrived at 10am after pre arranging this would be accepted, the manager opened the doors for us to park then showed us to our room. We were pleasantly surprised how lovely the room was and how spotlessly clean also, we didn't stay overnight as we only wanted a room to rest after a long journey down from Hull before... More 

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