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Blue Boar Hotel

Silver Street, Maldon, England
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Blue Boar Hotel
Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Maldon
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Limassol, Cyprus
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Many roomed, spacious, gracious Blue Boar, tucked behind Maldon High St at the top of the town. Full of fascinating antiquities: lovely old furniture and paintings. A full bar; cheerful, willing staff; a garden and outdoor seating. Located in a side-street with some free parking; it's own car park, well within walking distance of all shops. Very few Essex hotels... More

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edinburgh
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed in the Blue Boar and it was quite an odd experience. Staff are polite enough but there aren't enough of them. Same guy doing everything, there seems to be no order, or organisation with the bookings either. The room was fairly new but it was so hot and the outside noise was too loud. If it rains... More

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Gosfield, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this hotel by chance and after reading other reviews still decided to book. As others have said it is quite unique and unusual in this day and age. We had a great time. We chose one of the newer small apartment rooms and had everything we might need. Its a very relaxed place - some people might not take... More

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Maldon, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a private room for a special family function. The owner got the food order wrong so we were given a disgraceful and woefully inadequate buffet that would not feed 5 people, let alone 20!! The room was shabby and not set up properly, creased tablecloth, miserable spread. The salmon was raw which the owner disputed and said he... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The room was cold, the shower was inadequate and the TV didn't work. We had to wait 30 minutes for breakfast which was the smallest serving I have ever had. The bacon was inedible. The menu states "eggs" but there was only one. When I asked for toast I was told it was unlikely I would get any because they... More

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We went to a Birhtday party being held at the Blue Boar, and the guests at the party took over the hotel bedrooms for the evening. First impressions were favourable, if you like old, quirky stuff. The reeption is strange..no room rates anywhere, papers all over the place, but this sort of added to the quirkiness. We were shown to... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have had excellent food here in past years but visited last year and were very disappointed. On the grounds that anyone can have an off day we went back on Monday but the food was no better. Shame!

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Horncastle, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is a unique place that you will either love or hate... and I LOVED IT! I visited to attend the 50th birthday party of a relative, not knowing quite what to expect after reading some of the reviews but it is a place of real character that hasn't been messed about with. My room was very clean and the... More

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SUFFOLK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Had an overnight stay at the Blue Boar in Maldon, first impression was OK, room pretty dated and cold, but we only wanted to sleep there, checked in dropped off our baggage and headed out, we arrived back at close to 1.00 am, problems getting a taxi!, room was freezing central heating didn't work, but there was an electric heater... More

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Ely, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

ok the Blue Boar is not posh but it has something that makes up for that, we have just had six nights while visiting the town where we were married 50 years ago .some things could be better IE the plumbing and the evening meal menu needs to be changed now an again also we did not like the way... More

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Address: Silver Street, Maldon, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Maldon
Also Known As:
Blue Boar Hotel Maldon, Essex

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