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Bell Hotel

3.0 of 5 Church St, Charlbury OX7 3PP, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In Charlbury today at lunchtime, so decided we'd try The Bell, under new management, as announced in a posting on here on September 24th. Outside the door is a glass fronted case to show menus, but nothing inside it, and nothing at all outside the hotel to give an idea of what sort of food they serve. So we didn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my partner had a lovely weekend at the Bell warm and friendly and log fire always aglow which typifies a really nice country atmosphere. Staff and some locals were always friendly. Apparently the new management ( Colm and Tracy) have only been there month and making massive strides to returning it to it's former glory. Can't fault the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a room to rest our heads the night before my partners driving day in chipping norton, I shopped around and this was the most tasteful looking hotel. We walked in to the smell of a lovely burning fire and a lovely warm welcome from the bar man David and the new owners collom and his wife :) we chatted... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our unplanned visit to charlbury we stayed at the Bell .The English village inn is a must for those that appreciate the charm and romance of old England . Fab bedrooms good food and taken care of by the staff. We will stay longer next time.

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Im very glad to report that The beautiful Bell Inn Charlbury is now under new ownership.... The team are working hard to put this stunning country inn back on the map... Updates to follow along with the new home cooked locally sourced menu. The Bell Inn is now open all day every day

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Luton, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I booked this hotel approximately 1 month ago, had a conversation with a lady who answered the phone, who advised which rooms to book for the best stay. I left her with my Email address as she was going to send me a confirmation. To date I had not received the confirmation, so phoned today, and there is no sign... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stayed for one night in at the end of August with an 8 month old - we where placed at the very top of the hotel (3 lots of increasingly steep stairs), not easy to navigate with a wriggly baby..! Cot wasn't in the room when we checked in, but they had put it in there when we came back... More

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Belper, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Several members of our family stayed for b&b last weekend as part of a celebration of a special birthday gathering for one of my sons. Although the bedrooms were stylishly decorated, that was the only good thing about our visit. Several of the showers did not work (including mine) and several of the room telephones did not work (including mine).... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed in a large family group for one night -three double and one single room. First the good news. The rooms were comfortable and up to date. The breKfast was fine apart from abysmal coffee. Now the bad news. Two rooms had no hot water. One room hadn't had the sheets changed by late afternoon. One room had tea facilities... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night here to attend wedding. Unfriendly no welcome too busy serving customers in bar to notice hotel guests! The noise was unbearable, loud shouting going on til 1.00am. Did not sleep well. Would not recommend if you want a good nights rest and a friendly welcome. Breakfast ok although the tea was tepid.

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Address: Church St, Charlbury OX7 3PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Charlbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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