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The Bell Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Ferry Road, Walberswick IP18 6TN, England
The Bell Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great place to stay. The staff were helpful and friendly. The food was well prepared and good value helped by the excellent range of Adnam's beers. The rooms were comfortable and well stocked for making hot drinks. The extra milk that was available was appreciated. The only niggle being that breakfast was only served between 9.00 and 9.30am.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a couple of idyllic days staying at the pub & visiting Southwold. Room was v clean, staff all friendly and food was v good. Recommend the cod & chips and the full English breakfast. We will definitely be returning & would highly recommend the bell inn and the surrounding village.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two lovely relaxing days here recently. Such a beautiful building, full of interesting nooks & crannies, and gardens too very inviting for a lunch in the sun. Although we have eaten here a few times in the past, this was our first stay, hopefully not our last. Food was of a high standard, served in a relaxed setting, with... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By mistake, I left my comments about The Bell on the restaurant page so I'll re-post in the right place! Just spent a very pleasant couple of nights at The Bell. Our room was fine, smallish but all you need was there. The staff were all good and we wanted for nothing. Overall, a really good place to stay and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not imagine a trip to Walberswick without a visit to the Bell. It is evocative of so many childhood holidays, sat out in the lovely gardens with a bottle of coke (holiday treat!) and a packet of crisps in hand. The garden remains relatively sheltered by the dunes and banking, and even on a windy day, it is... More 

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Bishops Stortford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first dropped into The Bell in 1977 when it was a coastal boozer full of wind-beaten fishermen. Since then it has been transformed and we have stayed there many times. Always a pleasant stop over. The rooms are compact, comfortable and clean - and the staff always welcoming. We usually eat at the Bell. Food is always to a... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay here regularly so I can state that I know this well and the quality and consistency of this pub/hotel is unsurpassed. The rooms are comfortable and clean and the food is great quality Breakfast is large and great choice and quality too. The wine list is very reasonable and fair quality but the most expensive is £16 a... More 

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had a really nice meal here on the most gorgeous sunny October day, we sat outside, it was so busy (every garden table occupied) food did take a little while to arrive but they were literally a full house. When it did arrive it didn't disappoint. Food was really good, very interesting menu and all 6 of us enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We are regulars to the bell - staying at least three weekends a year . We love it here. It's within some amazing walks . Along the beach to Dunwich then in land through the nature reserve back or up to Southwold . We have walked these routes so many times but still never get bored . The inn is... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our first visit to the Bell and we only stayed for one night but we will definitely be going back, it is one of the most friendly pubs we have stayed at, the place is old and full of character with it's open wood fire, but it also has a modern touch. The bedroom was nicely decorated and... More 

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