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The Bear Inn & Hotel

Belper Road | Alderwasley, Belper DE56 2RD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited this place recently after a long period when I have avoided it due to adverse local feedback. I was a regular diner here until 2008 when the food was tremendous and the pub had a great reputation. It has had owners since who have no customer service interest and who lack the ability to recruit good chefs and bar... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would have been helpful if the web page or indeed receptionist had mentioned that the postcode on the sat nav would take you to the wrong place. I drove around for some considerable time to find it. No hot food after 8pm (and breakfast starts at 8am, so I missed both). Room was very small and tired and the... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch with family. Good range of meats but both the beef and the lamb were very fatty. The vegetarian option tasted as though it had just come out of the microwave. The vegetables were rather tasteless. Very disappointing and in my view very expensive. I want be going back again

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable, unpretentious. A one time farm and ale-house with views in all directions, now a characterful country pub with food and rooms. Our only complaint - it is in Alderwasley parish but not in the village itself and took a while to find.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place in the middle of no where. Great for touring Matlock and surrounding villages. Quaint pub / restaurant / hotel. Room small but clean and staff really friendly and helpful. Food superb with great variety on the menu.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most important part of this search is the food; and in that area this venue offers a very good Sunday lunch. Good roast potatoes, good vegetables, and the delightful offering of Beef at 3 levels, rare, medium and well done. Yorkshire pudding not so good. I will definitely revisit. Could this be the one ? My transaction with the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Short overnight stay en route to Yorkshire. Booked a week in advance - easy as even though all previous accommodations tried were fully booked (Thursday night - no room at the inn). Arrived just after 8pm, warm welcome, room adequate and well presented. Good price - would visit again.

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Ashover, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My walking buddy and I stopped here for a second time today after a fine walk along The Portway near Belper. Choice of a large garden with fine views or lots of quaint little cool dark rooms inside. Good imaginative menu, food promptly served and of good portions. More expensive than many pub lunches but good value. Good range of... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We stayed in one of the self catering cottages over the weekend. The bed was comfortable and the location quiet. However, the kitchen facilities were very limited -there was only one mug between three people - and there is no wardrobe. The extra bed is an air mattress. Breakfast was average. Overall I felt the price of £115 per night... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The bar/restaurant area was like the antiques roadshow...a strange and facinating collection. Room was adequate but could have done with a bit of updating, the shower room was good. Great location in the middle of nowhere but the sat nav was defeated so relied on a friendly local. Maybe some signage at the nearest crossroads perhaps?

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