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BEST WESTERN The Bell Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   High Road, Bell Common | Greater London, Epping CM16 4DG, England (Formerly Epping Hotel)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Witney, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
56 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place looks pretty grotty from the outside. Garish sign, drab building and a closed-looking indian restaurant with boards outside. I had read the reviews and wasn't looking forward to our stay. We were going to a party a few minutes down the road so this was chosen for its location. It became apparent that the hotel is currently being... More

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vancouver
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The recent renovations and updates are fantastic! I had stayed here before the renovations and this place needed a good upgrade... Wow! Great place to stay after the upgrades. The staff are very friendly and helpful, breakfast is brilliant!

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed at The Bell a few years ago and was not too happy. After its recent refurbishment, we were very happy with the improved quality and service. Location is great and would definitely recommend

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Port of Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for its proximity to North Weald. Walked into the lobby and thought it wasn't as bad as the reviews until we realise the reception area is not attached to the hotel. The actual rooms are located to the back of the lobby area and it was dark and gloomy. Extremely outdated. Hotel staff spoken very little... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bad bad bad...mattresses are cheep and look and feel second hand..asked to move frove room as soon as we got there..got another room until 2 am as we could not sleep as mattress was so uncomfortable. Show us another room which was as bad as the last..then the so called manager gave us a upgrade which he should of gave... More

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Ermington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at The Bell for a party. Didn't expect the Ritz but it was grubby and poor. Very tired and outdated. Our pom overlooked a weed infested children's playgroung - the grass was about a foot high. God knows what might be lurking in there. Windows of the corridors overgrown with creeper making the light dim. The reception staff tried... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come down on a Sunday reception staff friendly but room not ready until 2 pm . Town centre 10 minutes walk so went into town ,when we came back at 3 pm room was ready .room number 62 find the room and it was very nice indeed big clean and welled kitted out good size bed the wooden window shutters... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel as was attending a wedding in Epping (Gaynes Park) hotel literally does what it says on the tin, cheap and effective after coming in after too much Champagne and Red Wine.... Rooms were old fashioned yet comfortable, bathrooms need updating (as does the rest of the hotel) but it is clean.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

we went to visit this hotel this weekend. It was booked by another member of my family but from the moment we arrived it was horrible. I had to stand at the desk for about 15 minutes before anyone came to book me in having been walked past twice. When we finally got our key we went to find our... More

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Southam, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We booked this hotel via the Classic Britain web site as we had booked through them before and the hotels were always a good standard. We now wished we had checked the reviews before we booked. The first thing you notice on arrival is the horrible musty smell in reception. After checking in we walked down a corridor that would... More

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Address: High Road, Bell Common | Greater London, Epping CM16 4DG, England (Formerly Epping Hotel)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Epping
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN The Bell Hotel 3*
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