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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Port of Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 Extremely outdated.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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 Very tired and outdated.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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was nothing traditional about the tea my friend and I received at the Bell Hotel. We booked it as a treat and ended up chasing the one member of staff allocated to hospitality that day for hot water, jam, milk etc making it a stressful rather than relaxing experience it should have been.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here for four nights at the end of July/Start August. This is my third stay here, all three business stops. Reception is very quick and efficient and within a couple of minutes I was in my room. The rooms are clean and tidy and well stocked with soaps/hot drink facilities. Room service is very good (try the Pizzas).... More

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England
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel was close to Epping Town. On arrival the room looked cleaned and was tidy. After been in the hotel room for 5 mintues, there was cobwebs on the curtains with spiders in. The net only covered a section of the window and dirty. Under the bed had not been hoovered with what looked like months as the dust... 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
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN The Bell Hotel 3*
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BEST WESTERN The Bell Hotel Epping, Essex

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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The character of the countryside is never far away here and neither are the bright lights of London! Business and pleasure meet personality-packed accommodation here, so be our guest! Free Parking, Free Wi-fi, London underground, 32" LED TV and all Non-Smoking En-suite rooms. ... more   less 
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