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“Excellent B&B”
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The Bell
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The Bell
Ranked #5 of 11 Maldon B&B and Inns
London
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Excellent B&B”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

The best B&B in Maldon. We had a lovely welcome by Liz, the owner. A lovely setting near the high street. The rooms were spacious and comfy. The beds were extremely soft and comfortable. Everything was very clean. The breakfast was the highlight though. Down in the basement, there is a buffet of cereals and fruit, before you have your cooked full English breakfast. It was so sad when we eventually had to leave.
Overall, a exceptionally good B&B. The two dogs owned by Liz added to the experience.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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lisbethbazzard, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
You are lovely guests. The fierce dog belonged to a visitor to the Blue Boar who apologise!
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

Excellent service, friendly staff, cleanness and location 5 star. I enjoyed every minute of my stay therefore would highly recommend this B&B to anyone wishing to stay in or around Maldon. It is 1 minute from the high street and easy access to get around in Essex. I loved the bed and my room, had fast internet connection and vide range of TV programs including the opportunity to watch DVD and movies. Also I had the opportunity to park in a locked garden over night. I stayed in Maldon due to business purposes but this place is perfect for family, friends and couples and well. Enjoy! Linda

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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lisbethbazzard, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
My daughter and I wish you luck with your new job. We will miss you.
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Recomended by the woman at the tourist information office and it was everything she said it would be. Sat Nav got us there from the postcode, after turning around in the vicarage car park we gave Liz a ring who promptly opened the huge garden gates and we were in. We had gone the extra and had room five. Lovely large bed with plenty of room to spread out. Liz was very friendly and helpful with advise on were to eat and made us both very welocme. Hard to do justice to the excellent breakfast after having a superb Indian but I still managed three of the local sausages !
The morning we just wonderd around the town and quay before carrying on our journey fully refreshed.

Room Tip: Room 5 is the bridal room, being very large with views to the church.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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lisbethbazzard, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review, December 18, 2012
Happy Christmas. What a wonderful and fun year it has been. Thanks to all my interesting and lovely guests.

Liz
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 1, 2012

I stayed one night at this excellent B & B at the end of August 2012. I highly recommend it. Liz, the owner, could not have been more hospitable and is delightful. I stayed in the large bedroom with bathroom en suite, which was beautiful, spotless, with views over Silver Street and the garden.I loved the top quality sheets on the very comfortable bed .Breakfast was a treat: freshly squeezed orange juice and I chose poached egg (soft just as I wanted) and bacon with toast and delicious home made marmalade. I will definitely return.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

Needed to be in Witham early the next morning and Maldon is close by. Liz was very helpful with information, very friendly. Breakfast in the trompe d['oeil dining room was excellent. The house is like a tardis and packed full of interesting things. Bedroom Four was cosy and contained everything you could need. As you would expect with a house this old, the floorboards creaked like mad and the church bells next door could distract you, but I slept like a log. Lovely place and very convenient.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 30, 2012

I have now stayed at "The Bell" twice, and on both occasions have had a very comfortable and relaxing experience. Lis is a fantastic hostess who made me feel very welcome from the off. The award winning Breakfast is a must, and the house itself is beautiful, charming, and characterful. Would most definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2012

We stayed at The Bell for one night in July 2012. From booking the room, upgrading us because a cancellation came up, at no extra cost, to being so welcoming but unobtrusive, Liz, the owner was the perfect host. Charming and warm and the room was perfect. The Bell is well located for the harbour, good eating places, very central. Would definitely recommend

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Bell

Property: The Bell
Address: 2 Silver Street, Maldon CM9 4QE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Maldon
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Maldon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bell 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Bell is in the centre of the historic town of Maldon, dating from the 15th Century, it has many interesting features. This delightful home is open as a family run guest house.The owner has private accommodation in part of the house and is available to ensure the guests receive a warm welcome and a comfortable and enjoyable stay. We serve breakfast using homemade and local products and for other meals, Maldon has many good and reasonable restaurants, pubs and take away food. ... more   less 
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The Bell Maldon, Essex

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