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The Bluebell at Cocking

Bell Lane, Cocking, Midhurst GU29 0HU, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stayed here for one night whilst walking the South Downs Way. It's a pretty pub, with slightly more of a restaurant feel than a local boozer feel, very much by design, I would say. The place has a quite modern ambience, and feels clean. The rooms are done out in some style. We really enjoyed our stay. The food... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The village of cocking is an ideal overnight stay on the South Down way. The Bluebell is a lovely quaint tearooms and B&B, lovely room, all facilities clean and tidy. Great breakfast and the hostess was charming and very friendly.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was not a very welcoming venue. We were very cold and the heating was only put on when we commented on how cold we were. The food was very average pub grub, not fresh, appeared to be microwaved from frozen and the portions were meagre. All in all it was Hobson's choice so we made the best of it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Stayed here for a night with my wife. First impressions were okay, the room itself was clean and spacious for the price we paid. I found the bed to be pretty comfortable, the room however got pretty warm at night and unfortunately there is a constant smell of fried food which gets a bit overpowering if you are planning to... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Visited this pub for dinner with my partner and came away pretty satisfied with the overall experience. The Groupon voucher softened the financial blow on some over-priced items on the menu - such as nearly £9 for Tempura Prawns as a starter. The problem with charging so much for food is that people associate other things with pricey food -... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Enjoyed my one night stay in a lovely large room, shared bathroom was not a problem. Breakfast was good, but a little too much vinegar in my poached eggs. 8.30 for breakfast is a little late to be able to get anywhere by 9. I will go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The rooms are nice and clean with tea/coffee facilities. Some have shared bathroom which is also nice and clean with toilettries. The beds are nice and comfortable with two pillows each. our room was a twin with flat screen television, small wardrobe with a real fire place as decor. Breakfast was a treat with a selection of juices, cereals and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We enjoyed our short stay at this nicely refurbished pub and B&B. The food was great and the owner very attentive and welcoming. The rooms are well appointed and very good value for the area. Great base for walking or cycling the many footpaths and bridleways near by.

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Purley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Was a bit wary at first in staying due to some reviews but was thankful my friend from chichester assured me it was a good B&B to stay. Staff were nice and very welcoming. Our room was just the right size. It was clean. We had an excellent 2 night stay. It was very accessible as it is in the... More 

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Chichester
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

On our recent return after a couple of years we were dismayed to find the unkempt feel about The Bluebell....... The previous owners put in so much effort and it always showed...... We did not enjoy our experience on this visit and the food was far too 'fancy' looking for us to enjoy...we prefer simple well cooked food as we... More 

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Simon T, Owner at The Bluebell at Cocking, responded to this review

I am sorry you felt that your experience of The Bluebell was not as enjoyable as when the previous owners were here. with 28 years of experience in the industry, I would like to think I have some clue of what I am doing, although I know nobody knows everything and I also know that as much as we would... More 

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