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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at this hotel recently visiting a friend so she told me to book up this hotel due to the price being cheap. We only stayed one night but it was such a homely hotel, the bedroom was bigger than we expected and had a lovely flower wallpaper, bed was very comfortable. The bath water was also lovely and... More 

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Thank Geena K
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Noisy is an understatement, the music from the bar funnels straight up the stairs and was so loud I could hardly hear the TV. Only 1 light in the bathroom worked, the tiles were nearly falling of the wall, the toilet wasn't fixed to the floor and the panneling was coming away. I used the 2 tea bags on the... More 

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Thank Alan H
tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

The night you stayed we had a wake here so appoligies for the loud music but this was off by 12 am even though we have a lisence to play it until 2am but never do. Secondly all our guests so far have preferred to be left in there rooms without us going in daily to replace anything but we... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

My partner and I were a little apprehensive about staying here after reading previous reviews on TripAdvisor, however, after staying here for a night last week, we're really not sure what everyone is winging about. Our hotel room was very spacious and comfortable with a lovely view of the high street. As we walked into the hotel we were a... More 

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Thank Hannah S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I was quite apprehensive about booking this hotel after reading some of the reviews on trip advisor and I am so glad I ignored them. We arrived on Saturday 9th by a lovely lady who I think was the owner, she checked us in nice and quickly and showed us to our room. On the way up we were discussing... More 

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Thank Paige T
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Called in on a Monday evening and there was a warm welcome from the waitress. Table service for drinks and food. The drinks were quickly delivered to the table - as was the food. We were both very pleased with our choices, which were freshly cooked, tasty and nicely presented. Will use The Bear if in the area again.

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Thank Kule Dude
england
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44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Booked in for one night as attending a celebration and didn't want to travel home late. The room was very nice, great view down the main street, nicely decorated and large and airy room. Tina and Gary the hosts - were lovely people, very friendly, very helpful - and couldn't do more. I would certainly recommend this hotel and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend and another couple and it was honestly the worst hotel all four of us had ever stayed in. The hosts were friendly and couldn't do enough for you upon arrival. They met us outside and directed us to the hotel car park (which was more of a garage..) and even provided us with an... More 

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Thank Amey L
tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I apologise you feel your stay here was so bad, firstly may I add all the rooms are hovered and cleaned after they have been vacated all bedding IS clean I wash It on a hot wash myself. I am a holding manager keeping the hotel open until it is closed for refurb so I am unable to replace things... More 

Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Personally, I thought it was okay but if you are someone that likes to be pampered and want the finer things in life, read all the other reviews and you'll get the idea. The place has character for a building several hundred years old. However, I do want to make a t-shirt that says. "I survived The Bear Hotel" :)... More 

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Thank John K
Hastings, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely awful. Broken tile on the bathroom floor. Bin had not been emptied from previous occupants and am not really sure if the bed had been changed. The place was filthy but luckily they didn't do breakfast as I would have refused it. Avoid at all costs

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Thank suzanne k
tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I apologise that your room was left how it was and as I explained to you at the time another member of staff had been responsible for cleaning your room before your stay they are no longer with us after several complaints. More 

Croydon, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

After reading the reviews here I wasn't looking forward to my stay at the Bear with much pleasure. In some ways though, I quite liked the place, though it certainly has its faults. The good things first - I arrived quite early due to business meetings being cancelled and was told my room was ready and it was no problem... More 

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Thank themeone
tina e, Manager at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I am glad your stay was comfortable, I am replying to apologise that there was a few issues with the cleaning in your room, the staff that were here at the time(he wasn't the manager but liked to tell people he was) have now gone and I am back to doing the rooms myself so hopefully this wont be happening... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi

Additional Information about Bear Hotel

Address: 12 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Chippenham
Price Range: $81 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bear Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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