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Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant

4.0 of 5 Old Great North Road, Barnby Moor, Retford DN22 8QS, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at hotel for 4 night on a business trip and had a room in the court yard. Room was excellent and very comfortable. Breakfast was lovely with fantastic service. I would certainly stay here on a social visit. The hotel interior is very old in style which I found was lovely, it had open fires in the evening and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got married in the hotel on 22nd August 2014 the whole experience exceeded our already high expectations the staff took care of us throughout the planning & the actual wedding day, food was outstanding, nothing was too much trouble, we stayed the night in the Victoria Suite which was absolutely fantastic, beautiful room, clean spacious & tastefully decorated finished... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

stayed 1 night. Old coaching hotel which had been partly refurbished. Room was ok, shower not good. Service from staff excellent. Dinner at night was average. Menu confused not clear whether they are aiming at fine dining or pub food. Pub food looked better option. Nice range of ales and good wine selection. Breakfast very good.

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

We visit this hotel several times throughout the year, we have spent Mothers day with them, my work's Christmas do and New Years Eve.... Time after time the food is fantastic, the staff are very friendly and helpful and the surroundings are beautiful! So much so that we have booked our wedding here in April. Throughout the preparations for our... More 

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the tme to write a review Paula, I think you love Ye Olde Bell almost as much as I do!! It's always a pleasure to see you and we too look forward to your wedding in April. Many thanks Kate More 

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113 reviews 113 reviews
48 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay at this hotel on a regular basis as the location is great for the area I cover on business, I do call this hotel my second home as the staff are more like friendst to me and always make me feel so welcome. All the rooms are very comfortable as the hotel underwent a complete refurbishment not so... More 

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I am absolutely delighted that we are your number 1 hotel, high praise indeed from someone as travelled as yourself! I'm so pleased you feel at home when you are with us, we do strive to provide a warm and friendly environment and it's very rewarding when we get it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I writing to say how good lunch I had ye old bell it was nice treat for birthday the food was out world yes will be going back so love stay the night have nice meal from very very happy miss Victoria Jane twibell

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm delighted you enjoyed your birthday lunch at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant recently, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. You really must treat yourself to a sleepover next time...the rooms are gorgeous. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Kate Firth General Manager More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Came here as part of a large family group for Christmas lunch. Lovely staff and nothing was too much trouble. Dinner was heavenly. A visit from Father Christmas was a wow with the smaller children. Very comfortable room and not on top of others dining was a welcome. Beautiful hotel though I didn't stay overnight so can't comment on the... More 

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Christmas Day lunch is such a special occasion, I'm delighted that you chose to celebrate with us and thrilled that we met your every expectation. The visit from Father Christmas really is the icing on the cake, we are very lucky to have him. I love the way the children's faces light up when he enters the room.....magical!! We look... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A big thank you from all the 'Childs Family' for a lovely afternoon not to be forgotten. We would like to congratulate both the serving and kitchen staff on a high standard of service. The food was piping hot and excellent value for money.

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review following a family meal at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant. I'm delighted you had such a lovely time and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards Kate Firth More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I visited the Restaurant for lunch with family on Christmas Day. Whilst the hotel looked lovely with all the christmas decorations and it was a nice meal, it didn't really deserve the £105 per head price tag. Everyone in the party seemed to agree that the starter was the best part of the meal. There were plenty of staff but... More 

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate Christmas Day with us and for taking the time to write a review. I appreciate and value your feedback and will take your comments to our Christmas debrief meeting which will be held in early January. Happy New Year!! Kind regards Kate Firth More 

Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Visited one night staying in the superior room.Plenty of parking and booking in was easy and by a polite member of staff.The lounge area was warm with an open coal/log fire which on this cold day was very welcoming as was the fire in the bar area.The hotel prides itself on history/age and that is abundant throughout although the decor... More 

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review following a recent visit to Ye Olde Bell Hotel. I'm sorry you found it a bit chilly, most unusual, however I can appreciate what you are saying about the heated towel rails. I'll definitely look into it and find a solution. I hope you will have the opportunity... More 

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Additional Information about Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Old Great North Road, Barnby Moor, Retford DN22 8QS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford > Barnby Moor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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