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The Old Bell Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice hotel , maybe a bit well thumbed in parts. Very nice and helpful staff. We had a room at the back of the hotel which looked out on to the car park, not the best . However Malmesbury is a very nice little town with a beautiful abbey next door to the hotel. Only stayed one night... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived for a bite of lunch to be completely ignored by the bar staff (in a very quiet bar). Asked to sit outside on a roasting hot day and was told the seats were wet. We asked if they could be wiped and a member of staff very reluctantly did so. We had to go and get seat cushions. No... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in one of their dog-friendly rooms in the courtyard at the back of the hotel, the little pouch joined us; nicely split into 3 small rooms. The bed was very comfortable and the linen top class. The bath and shower were something to treasure, the bath filled up in a couple of minutes and with "White Company" toiletries a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with my mum for the night and although the hotel is very beautiful it's in great need of some TLC. The carpet in our room had stains on and the paintwork was flaking off the walls. It appears to be neglected. The garden's were beautiful and the location is great, especially as the Abbey is virtually next door... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cotswold's are --or at least deserve to be -- recognized as one of the most charming and well worth visiting places in the world. The Old Bell in Malmesbury provides the ideal hotel while visiting. One of the oldest Hotels in England, with a proud history as an "annex" to a much respected Abbey and center of learning, the... More 

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Wiltshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has always been a lovely venue to meet friends, but would the management please show staff how to make a pot of tea. It goes like this - Boiling - it must be boiling water poured onto tea bag/s in tea pot. Please put two tea bags in the pot if its more than one cup size (if the... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a superior main house room some weeks ago and were really disappointed with the quality.. The decor was tired and dirty, the bed uncomfortable, the furnishings cheap, random and dated, in particular a yellow armchair bunged in the corner, which was worn and had filthy black marks on it. The plumbing in the bathroom was dreadful, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The venue is really good for a celebration , lovely garden in doors was also very good ,staff very attentive .i had a single room high up in building lots of passages I kept getting lost as they had no room numbers, I was in a room called David duck but no plan of the way to arrive at my... More 

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Paisley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at The Old Bell Hotel for row night while visiting family , I would highly recommended this hotel, very friendly stat and lovely breakfast. Hotel catered for dogs as we had taken our dog with us.

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Minchinhampton, null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice environ and staff friendly when present. The Sandwiches and soup were nice. Chips were soggy. Service was non existent. We had to ask for drinks at start and during meal, and service was very slow. The restaurant was empty so no excuse

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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Additional Information about The Old Bell Hotel

Address: Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0BW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Malmesbury
Price Range: $147 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Classic Hotel Old Bell
Classic Hotel Malmesbury
Malmesbury Classic Hotel
The Old Bell Hotel Malmesbury, England
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