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Colerne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely historic hotel in central Tavistock. Close to the Pannier Market and river for flat walking to the local park. Friendly, welcoming charm awaits on arrival. Good range of food choice for bar and restaurant with comfortable rooms well equipped for all types of travel lot.

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Thank bluebie
Management response:

Thank you for your review following your recent stay at the Bedford Hotel. I am delighted you enjoyed the offerings of our ancient Stannary Town and the Meadows. There are lots of interesting things to be found in the Pannier Market on different days of the week. I am equally pleased you enjoyed the Restaurant and hotel bar and we... More 

Stokenchurch, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice position in centre of town and within easy walking distance of shops restaurants etc Friendly and efficient staff, particularly in reception. Lots of "smiley" faces. Good breakfast Rooms a little hot and may be a little noisy at the front due to traffic but this is not a big drawback

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Thank brianhawkins2016
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Thank you for your review. I am happy to read you enjoyed the town and that our friendly staff added to your stay. Unfortunately in the summer months some rooms can get a little hot but to help prevent this we do provide fans in all rooms. For your next visit please request one of the quieter rooms, these are... More 

Tavistock, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an afternoon tea here and then stayed the night - Afternoon tea very nice but scones tasted of bicarbonate, however sandwiches and carrot cake were fantastic and room lovely, airy and light. Staff very attentive and caring. Would go again

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Thank lucythomas96
Mike_Coombes, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lucy Thank you for your kind comments. We were very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon tea and overnight stay with us, but obviously concerned that you thought the scones tasted of bicarbonate. I am at a bit of a loss to explain this, as our scone recipe is tried and tested, and normally produces excellent results... More 

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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to say thank you very much to the staff and management at the Bedford for our wedding reception on Tuesday. We had a great time, the food was brilliant and the staff were friendly and helpful. I also wanted to say thank you for letting us change our room at the last minute, we were very grateful. Thanks... More 

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Thank EllieIorio
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Dear Matt and Ellie, On behalf of the whole team here at The Bedford, thank you for your kind comments. We were delighted to have had the opportunity to play a part in your special day, and are very pleased that everything met or exceeded your expectations. Again, many congratulations to you both, from everyone at The Bedford. We hope... More 

leeds
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for two nights travelling alone for work. The room was a little small, but very clean and well stocked, tea and coffee and toiletries. But why I have given 5 stars is for the staff, every single member of staff couldn't do enough, made travelling as a lone woman easy. I ate both nights in the bar... More 

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Thank FORTHELOVEOFDONKEYS
Mike_Coombes, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to provide your kind comments. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and that you were well looked after by our team at The Bedford. Our chefs were very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meals with us. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. If... More 

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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveled down from Gloucestershire and Decided to stay here for 3 nights as a treat for myself and husband as I've not been Away together for a few years. The hotel when we walked in was beautiful the decor was breathtaking, we were greater by a young lady who was polite and friendly who talked us through our stay. The... More 

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Thank 1happydiva
Mike_Coombes, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We were so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, but of course were sorry that you had to cut your stay short due to illness. I hope that you are now fully recovered. We were particularly pleased that you found a warm welcome from the team, and our chefs were delighted to read that... More 

Bodmin, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an elegant hotel in a beautiful town and a wonderful to step back into an age of glory. The high ceilings, the furniture, the oils and watercolours. Wonderfully comfortable furniture. Cheerful and helpful staff who all paid attention. Had lunch in the restaurant and the linen was clean and crisp, the food delicious. An excellent few hours for a... More 

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Thank Rita W
Mike_Coombes, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the whole team, thank you for your glowing comments! We particularly liked the fact that you found us to be 'an elegant hotel in a beautiful town and wonderful to step back into an age of glory' - we couldn't put it better ourselves! I do hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back... More 

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

Superb food, attentive staff. The Bedford Hotel and its friendly staff made my Mother's birthday lunch for 20 people, a joy. Thank you each and everyone who helped make her day very special. The Portrait Room which we had to ourselves looked stunning. I would recommend the Bedford highly.

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Thank teddyr00
Mike_Coombes, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We were delighted that you chose The Bedford for your Mother's birthday lunch, and that she had a special day. It was our pleasure to welcome you. I hope that we will see you again soon. Kind regards Mike Coombes Sales & Marketing Manager Warm Welcome Hotels More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful classy hotel in centre of tavistock with own car park. Very easy check in. Room on top floor, very warm but then we was having very hot weather at the time. Was booked as a single room but was delighted that it had a double bed. Very clean modern en suite. Had room servucecwhich arrived quickly and hot. Breakfast... More 

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Thank HapLeis
Mike_Coombes, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the whole team here at The Bedford, thank you for your kind comments. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and that everything either met or exceeded your expectations. We were particularly pleased that you found our Devon Breakfast to be "faultless". Always a great start to the day! We look forward to welcoming you back.... More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 83 year old father. We had a comfortable stay in the lovely old hotel well located in the centre of Tavistock which is a charming old market town. Rooms were comfortable- and my only concern was the access to a room with a bath only for an older person- we were supplied with a non slip bath... More 

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Thank Sharon E
Mike_Coombes, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and that you enjoyed the lovely town of Tavistock. We were also pleased that you found our team to be very attentive and welcoming. I am sorry that we weren't able to allocate a ground floor room with a shower on this occasion. Two of our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bedford Hotel in the heart of the historic Devon market town of Tavistock. 31 individually styled rooms, including Four Poster rooms with spa baths. Welcoming lounges packed with antiques, and a bustling bar popular with locals and residents alike. Full Devon breakfast to set you up for the day. Delicious lunches (from a bowl of homemade soup to a three course meal), and candlelit dinners in the award-winning Woburn restaurant. Or just enjoy a hearty meal in the bar in the evening. Local, seasonal produce is at the heart of all the menus at The Bedford. The Bedford Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the wild majesty of Dartmoor National Park, or the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bedford Hotel

Address: 1 Plymouth Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Tavistock
Price Range: $135 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bedford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Bedford Hotel Tavistock
The Bedford Hotel Tavistock, Devon
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