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Bell Hotel

King Street, Thetford IP24 2AZ, England
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Used to live in Thetford, and was looking forward to staying here as I used to drink in the bar in my youth. Hotel staff were very friendly and even printed off some information for my youngest about the hauntings at the Bell. We ordered food in the bar whilst waiting for our room. I'm not fussy about my food,... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a “superior” room with a balcony, last weekend, sadly the view was of the new Travelodge building site on the other side of the river. The room was a nice size, very comfy bed, but the bathroom was “tired” with black mould on some of the tiles and grout. The room was quite dusty in places and the tv... More 

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Hungerford, Berkshire, UK
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly we have had to cancel our stay tonight but the hotel have been fantastic... This is the kind of people we highly recommend working with. We will see you soon and appreciate your help. They were so helpful and understood the need to cancel. Thank you !!

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Thank PaulWhiting
cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Although you haven't stayed with us, we really appreciate your time and review. I am so pleased that the team were helpful and understanding and hope that you can reschedule soon. Regards Clare More 

York, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plus points: decent sized room, nice staff, in an easy location and good parking Not plus points: bit tired looking, the second bed in the family room was a sofa bed (very squeaky!) and food options limited for families... see below. We stayed on a Sunday night and the hotel was very quiet. This is usually quite nice, except in... More 

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you found your stay average and that you and your family felt a little uncomfortable in the bar, this was obviously not our intention. I do hope you will visit again soon. Regards Clare More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went away for the weekend for my wife's birthday on one of Old English Inns offers. although the Hotel is old and becoming ready for some TLC, everything was clean, tidy and in good working order. Breakfast was exceptional, not just because of the quality and variety but the lady that looked after us at breakfast was a joy and... More 

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Thank Agisalfisti
cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your weekend with us, and our breakfast team started your days off well! Clare and the team at The Bell More 

Mistley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night during a week day, check-in was quick and efficient and found the accommodation clean and comfortable. Good breakfast next morning with polite and helpful staff throughout my stay. Very good value and would recommend.

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you had an enjoyable visit with us and would recommend and stay with us again. We look forward to it! Clare and the team at The Bell More 

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35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, friendly staff, good breakfast and value for money! The bar food is ok, and the hotel is centrally located. We had business in Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas, so travelled out by car every day. Would definitely stay there again.

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found us good value for money, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Clare and the team at The Bell More 

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97 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We have stayed at the reputedly haunted Bell Hotel before and have always been very impressed with the accommodation, the staff and the food - and have always slept well! So we decided to go for a Christmas break, from Christmas Eve to Boxing Day. We booked our favourite room (No 23). It was clean, with adequate storage, a flat... More 

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you found the team to be helpful and friendly, I will discuss your comments about the food with the kitchen team to ensure we are serving the best possible dishes to our guests. We hope to see you again soon. Clare and the team at The Bell More 

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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Stayed here for one night with my husband and son between christmas and New year. Its a lovely place, staff are fantastic and friendly. We had breakfast and dinner here and can honestly say it was beautiful. We stayed in room 22 ( family room ) it was very clean. Shame to say we didnt see no ghosts but had... More 

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Thank justine70
cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Bell, sorry you didn't get to see our ghost friends, maybe next time?! Clare and the team at The Bell More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for one night while visiting family in the area. Lovely friendly staff on the reception desk, quick check in and we went to our room. It was ok, bed clean and comfortable but felt that the room and bathroom looked tired. Also there were huge cobwebs and dust everywhere. In the bathroom, behind the lamp switch and... More 

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with and found the team friendly, I will share your review with our housekeeping team to ensure that standards do not slip. We do hope we will see you again soon. Clare and the team at The Bell More 

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