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The Bear Hotel

15 East Street, Havant PO9 1AA, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Southport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My wife and I have stayed here several times over recent years as it is convenient for the ferry terminal after a long drive from the North. The rooms, although a bit knocked about, are clean and the beds comfortable and for the amount paid I can live with the small imperfections in the en-suites (such as a loose WC... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last minute decision to stay here precluded cheap price but was good overall. The rooms are tired and sadly need updating. However they are clean and the bonus of very friendly staff, a great breakfast and good location in the town with free parking on site made this a pleasant stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

But without the charm or the humour. Threadbare carpets, uncomfortable bed, universally shabby and often dirty furnishings, harassed staff, average food, leaky toilet, and, judging by the management responses on trip advisor, a 'copy and paste' approach to dealing with customer feedback with very little commitment to improving things. Avoid if possible.

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114 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for two nights And have very mixed reviews the rooms we had were clean and spacious bed was comfortable but the stairs to our rooms was thread bare and not very clean the rooms also could do with a bit of TLC most of the building needs updating had a drink at the bar then they run out of... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room 18 in the eaves (single), woken throughout the night by a noisy extractor fan outside, which seemed to go off every hour. Ate out in the evening but returned about 9.30 and sat in the bar, there was a disco at one end of it. The Guinness was fine but when I asked for an Irish whiskey as a... More 

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

We value all feedback and on this occasion we are so sorry that you did not enjoy your recent visit, I have passed your feedback on to the management team for them to read and action with the team, Like you I enjoy a great breakfast and I am sorry that we failed you in the experience, Kind regards More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bedroom was clean and comfortable, there was lashings of hot water with a bath and shower. The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was tasty. We walked into Hayling Island via Billy's trail which you pick up at Havant train station. It is just over 5 miles long but mostly on the level, it was very scenic in... More 

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your recent break with us, we are proud of the offers and value we offer our guests and we hope you return to visit us again soon, kind regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here 3 times in the past year. Passing through and staying before my boat journey to Santander Spain. The room is always clean. Friendly staff and a delicious breakfast. We had an evening meal which was good.Portsmouth port is only a ten minute journey. Amenities are local . I will stay here again if need be and... More 

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and recommendation see you again soon, kind regards More 

Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room was pretty simple: a bed, a table, a chair (not by the table), a nightstand, a small chest of drawers and a tiny LCD telly. I wouldn't go as far as saying it was dirty but it was very far from clean. The bed was so soft I almost broke in two by morning. The curtains were light... More 

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the management team for the Bear I apologise for the points that you mentioned in your feedback to us, we are also sorry that you was overlooked during breakfast and that you had a disturbed night sleep, The manager will be discussing your review at the team's next team meeting, kind regards More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm welcome, friendly staff, dog friendly. Breakfasts are fabulous and plenty. A homely feel to the hotel and they make you feel very welcome. There is an area set aside for you and your dog and they make you both feel very welcome. We always stay there when in the area.

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

A great review to read thank you, and we look forward to you returning again soon, kind regards More 

Dunfermline
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long day - long trip - room/s wrongly booked (not hotels fault) - and then Nicola - unhelpful and unfriendly - thanks to the Manageress it sorted out eventually. Rooms basic and in need of refurb but clean bed linen. worth an emergency overnight stay but no more than that - most other staff friendly and helpful. Wouldn't rush to... More 

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your feedback and I am pleased that the management team were efficient and swift to rectify the issues you mentioned, Kind regards More 

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