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Bell Hotel

3.0 of 5 King Street, Thetford IP24 2AZ, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just spent very comfortable 4 nights at the Bell hotel. Excellent location for all that Thetford has to offer, and next to bus station, with 15 minute walk to train station. We were warmly welcomed ,on check- in, and introduced to all hotel facilities. Our room was spacious, with very comfortable beds, crisp white linen, and plenty of fluffy towels... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've sometimes stayed at The Bell over the years, either for weddings or convenience and mostly it has been an unexceptional experience. Not anymore! Since it has been given an injection of life by Old English Inns, it has personality, undergone a facelift (and a much, much better breakfast offering in a cleaned up restaurant) and has welcomning, friendly staff.... More 

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Boston, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at hotel and on arrival we thought we had found an absolute gem but unfortunately that soon changed. We were given room 28 and in opening the door we were almost knocked out by the nasty drain smell. We were given the option of changing to room 23 but the shower cubicle appeared to be decorated in black... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

love the bell, stayed a few times, old part of the hotel is better but all good really, thetford is a nice place and has some lovely walks along the river. Rooms clean, food in the restaurant is excellent, parking good Recommend highly

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from our stay at the Bell Inn Hotel and had such a great time I'm making sure I write this review. We stayed in the oldest part of the building in room 29 with a big 4 poster bed, for me the room was stunning as it was full of history and had the 15th century tapestry... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Bell for 3 nights over New Year and found the staff to be very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was served each morning promptly and with a smile. (Yes, the toast could have been a bit better - but the cooked breakfast was delicious) We were very happy with our room. Spacious, clean, warm and everything we... More 

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Richard D, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your valued feedback for the Bell Hotel. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and I will pass your kind comments onto the breakfast team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for New Year's Eve with family, the rooms in the hotel are very dated. When we arrived in our room the bathroom was dirty and had someone else's hairs all over. We had one towel between the 2 of us and the shower curtain was that dirty I showered with it open in fear of... More 

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Richard D, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback for the Bell Hotel. We value all feedback, as this is what helps us as a business to move forward. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us, please accept my apologies for the shortcomings you experienced during your visit. I will pass your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the bell between Christmas and new year. Very warm freindly staff. Our room was warm, clean and inviting. Nice bar and food was great. Great start to our break. Very nice town to visit. Breakfasts each day were very nice indeed. All of our stay was so very relaxing, we didn't want to leave. Lovely hotel, lovely freindly... More 

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Richard D, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback for the Bell Hotel. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had such a relaxing beak. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed here for one night, New Years Eve. Although our room was reasonably nice, it would have been a nice touch if the window opened, so very hot and stuffy. Service in the bar was poor, thats after we had to track someone down and now breakfast service is really slow. Under staffed and a smile would be... More 

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Richard D, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback for the Bell Hotel. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I have reported the issue with the window in your room to our maintenance team, who are now carrying out inspections in all of our bedrooms. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are regular guests at The Bell, having stayed there on 5 occasions over the past 3 years. The hotel has a cosy bar, pleasant restaurant and a spacious lounge. The superior rooms are very spacious, the food is good and all-in-all this is a great place to stay. Being on the Norfolk/Suffolk border the hotel is... More 

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Address: King Street, Thetford IP24 2AZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thetford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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