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The Old Bell Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0BW, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Malmesbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only stayed one night on our way to Cornwall. We were rather disappointed with the room as it was smaller than we expected although it appeared that it was one of the larger rooms. It was tired and rather grubby with the odd stain on the carpet and the decorative cushions on the bed. The hair dryer could only... More

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SimonHaggarty, General Manager at The Old Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We regret that you were disappointed with your stay and that it was not as you had hoped. The Old Bell is reputed to be England's Oldest hotel with features in keeping with this historic charm, although we apologise if you felt your room looked 'tired'. We take all... More

Worksop, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here in course of my work as coach driver. hotel is very good,food was all excellent, staff friendly, polite and helpful. alltgough i feel they forgot to serve me at first as the group had their meals and it took me two hours nearly just to be served starter and main course!!! in end sick off waiting forcdessert so... More

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SimonHaggarty, General Manager at The Old Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We can assure you that we did not forget you on purpose, and hope next time that you just give our staff a shout and they will make sure that you are served as quickly as possible! We are glad you enjoyed your stay though and hope to welcome you back again soon. More

Geneva, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spatious room (superior room in the annexe), comfortable and clean. We enjoyed the nice breakfast and loved the atmosphere of this very old hotel. Prices are a bit on the high end though. Location is perfect to visit Malmesbury and its region.

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights here and wished we have had time for more. The staff were helpful and friendly. Centrally, located, we were able to walk and explore at leisure. It is also marvelous that it is located beside the abbey

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

Have stayed 5 times at this hotel and it just gets better and better - really need to rate it at 10 star not 5!! The atmosphere and ambiance is absolutely first class as is the food, level of service and rooms. We always eat at lunchtime in the bar and the sandwiches are fab. Dinner is a real treat,... More

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New York, NY
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51 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights with a colleague in the old bell. The hotel itself is old and a little worn down. The rooms were a little sparse with a teddy bear on the bed - which gave a little spooky vibe to room. To add to the old feeling were the separate hot/cold taps in the sinks. I would warmly... More

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England
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59 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had a short break in The Old Bell & I found the hotel & the staff very very good ( a special mention to the young lady with the blond hair I forgot her name ) The hotel sit's beside a old Abbey in the centre of town & has plenty of car park space. My room was a... More

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Stoke on trent
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21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely glorious hotel...we stayed just for one night when we attended a wedding held there. Super staff, so helpful & kind Super food too...the breakfast was so nice..we all sat together & enjoyed good food & good service...nothing was too much trouble Lovely rooms & super comfortable beds too...tastefully furnished with the usual extras of an iron & board....nice toiletries... More

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

My girlfriend and I recently stayed at the Old Bell for a wedding and I can only say that our stay was fantastic from start to finish. The staff are friendly and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. The hotel has a very warm feel to it and the building itself is a stunner, located next to the historic... More

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Frome, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent setting - lovely old world atmosphere. Very good service - staff attention to detail not to be faulted. Room decorations a little tired. Food varied - breakfast self service food fine. We stayed over the weekend during which we shared in a wedding. Food at the reception was hugely disappointing with a main course which consisted of a piece... More

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SimonHaggarty, General Manager at The Old Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we will make the staff aware of your lovely compliments. We apologise that the food at the wedding reception was not to your taste, but we can assure you that all of our food is fresh and local. We hope to welcome you... More

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Address: Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0BW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Malmesbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Classic Hotel Old Bell
Classic Hotel Malmesbury
Malmesbury Classic Hotel
The Old Bell Hotel Malmesbury, England

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