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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Mark C Castleford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Old Bell is an extraordinarily beautiful building/hotel, We stayed in the Coach House. May as well have been in a Travel Lodge. Why would a hotel like this have such horrid, basic little rooms. Never going there again. For £115.00, its a joke. Also, the breakfast was absolutely ghastly. Hugely disappointing all round.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as part of a wedding party. the hotel was great and in a great location. The room was adequate for our short stay, with lounge area, bathroom and bedroom. The facilities in the room included, fridge, safe, coffee machine. Some of the furniture in the room required updating, but a nice pleasant room. The room was a little... More

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Perth, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We held the wake here following the funeral of my mother. We know that she would have been very happy with the standard, stylish location. The staff were excellent, very helpful, the room we hired was delightful and the afternoon tea served was delicious and of a really high standard. The room led out onto the pretty gardens. This is... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed at the Old Bell on a night away from the kids. If you're looking for a lovely old inn, with lots of lovely, stylish and comfortable lounges and set in scenic surroundings this is your place. We stayed in a standard coach house room. This was relatively small but comfortable. However, if you're over 6ft or, a person... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As they will tell you, the oldest continually-run hotel in England - since the 13th Century. Right next to the wonderful Malmesbury Abbey which you can see from the lovely terrace and garden. Rambling downstairs rooms, elegantly decorated with comfy sofas and old paintings. Would be cosy in the winter with big log fires everywhere. The bedroom was fine though... More

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Leighton Buzzard
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19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This distinctive, Grade 1 Listed building situated next to the Abbey has grown and changed down the centuries and bones of the orginal building, and indeed, previous buildings, stick through the internal walls to create odd angles and strange juxtapositions. The history of its occupation can be read in every room and on every staircase.You have a choice whether to... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
43 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spent a weekend here with friends. Lovely location and stunning building. The good - staff were very professional and helpful. Breakfast was excellent. Plenty of characterful, comfortable sitting areas in series of rooms. Nice breakfast room and lovely terrace. Public areas were generally excellent The not so good - the bedrooms. Ours was ok. Spacious and with a bath. Shoddily... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Took a long time to decide where to go for my father's birthday celebration. I certainly made the right choice. All the staff were friendly, nothing too much trouble. We had a lovely meal in the very comfortable restaurant. The food was beautifully presented, tasted great really enjoyable. Breakfast was pretty good too. Would certainly visit again

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Extremely friendly and helpful staff. When we complained about the bed in our room being too soft for my husband’s back problem we were re roomed at no extra cost in a superior room with a better bed. Our meal in the restaurant was very classy and moderately priced - excellent value for that standard of cuisine. Great breakfast. Literally... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had a delightful family birthday dinner at the Old Bell,a very warm welcome to all ages,followed by a most delicious meal in the elegant dining room. The service was attentive but not intrusive,we finished the evening with coffee in the comfortable sitting room,would really love to go again!

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Address: Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0BW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Malmesbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Bell Hotel 3*
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