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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is very old and does not seem to have been updated in many years. Our room was a good size but it lacked functionality. There were no proper bedside tables and a lack of conveniently placed power points. The bed was very uncomfortable. Towels were not changed despite being placed in the bath as instructed. The Wifi did...

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amyrichardson, Manager at BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your thoughts, and I am sorry that your stay with us wasn't up to your standard. The hotel is very old its an 18th century building with fittings and furniture in keeping with this style, however it has all the facilities needed and is maintained to a high standard. Your towels...

Brandesburton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch with my mum and son! Sandwiches and salads were nice and the chips amazing, proper chips!! Staff friendly and everywhere was clean if a little tied would recommend if visiting driffeield.

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york
Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a surprise i got when we entered The Bell Hotel on Friday lunch time, not only was i surprised to see an old colleague, Joanne working the floor, but could not believe how busy it was and nobody was helping her to serve meals or helping the girl behind the bar. We had to wait for tables to be...

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driffield
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Went with colleagues expecting a quality afternoon tea as meals here are good home cooking. What a disappointment. Sandwiches were tiny consisting of oneof each of cheese, egg and ham a slice of plain quiche which was one mouthful and a tea plate consisting of a scone,chocolate bun and a sliver of cheesecake. The teapot was replenished. However at £12.50...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had a great 2 night stay in this quirky hotel. We ate in the hotel both nights and the food was excellent, as was breakfast, with plenty of choice. We couldn't figure out how to get to the spa from the hotel without going across the car park, but this is somewhere we'll definitely stay again.

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amyrichardson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield, responded to this review

Thank you, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, quirky is defiantly one way to describe the hotel :) There is a way to get to the spa from the hotel, as you were in room 16 you would have had to have gone upstairs to find it, if you come and visit again we would be...

Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

25 years ago The Bell was an extremely comfortable hostelry, with above average amenities and food. Unfortunately, not much seems to have changed since then. Room was clean and tidy, basic facilities functional, but the whole place seems in need of a refresh / refurbishment. Staff were great, friendly and helpful, but they deserve to be working in a brighter...

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amyrichardson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your thoughts. The Bell Hotel is an 18th century building and modernising it is something that the we don't want to do. The rooms are kept clean and tidy, equipped with all the facilities needed for a comfortable stay, and as you say the staff are friendly and helpful, but the...

Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The building was a little tired, but the food was excellent, The Hotel is dog friendly in another room not in the carpeted area, the staff were welcoming and polite clean and tidy, Will call again next time we are in Driffield.

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amyrichardson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield, responded to this review

Thank you very much, we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us, we look forward to seeing you again.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We got let down by another hotel in the town so found this place in a bit of an emergency. Paid £98 a room and was told by the manager they always charge that. After we had paid we found the same room available at £68 on some third party sites. Felt ripped off already. The room was large, comfy...

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amyrichardson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield, responded to this review

Hi, Our price for a double room bed and breakfast when you book direct with the hotel is £98. The price of £68 you found on a third party site was probably a room only price for a single occupancy stay, I am sorry that you felt ripped off but that isn't comparative to what you booked. You were actually...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Would recommend for an overnight stay. Right in the town centre, close to amenities and everything you need when on business. Check in was smooth and I was showed to my room without any issues. The room was spacious and was everything you need on a business trip. Went across the road to a Chinese restaurant for our evening meal...

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amyrichardson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, its always nice to hear the comments like that regarding the staff. It would be lovely to have you with us again.

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The Bell Hotel in Driffield is trades under the camouflage of Great Western Hotels but is independently owned and altjough the hotel boasts many on site features squash courts sauna etc I was more concerned about my resevation of staying in the hotel for one night. My room was prebooked for 2 using expedia and the location was excellent with...

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amyrichardson, General Manager at BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield, responded to this review

Hi, Just to clarify, the hotel is a member of Best Western. Best Western run a membership scheme for a group of independently owed and operated hotels, it is a marketing blanket not a chain. The young girl you talk about is actually myself, in an afternoon we do cover the reception and bar with 1 staff member as the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An 18th-century listed hotel situated in the centre of Driffield ‘the capital of the wolds’. Tastefully furnished with antiques and fine arts, it boasts 16 individually styled suites and bedrooms, a beautiful oak paneled restaurant and The Oak Bar, featuring around 300 malt whiskies and local hand pulled cask conditioned real ales. The hotel also offers an unrivaled range of leisure facilities; swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, super spa, rasul, flotation tank, full nautilus gym, beauty salon featuring Clarins, hairdressers, squash court and snooker room etc. Situated within easy reach of historic Beverley and York. Award winning disabled access. Hotel not suitable for children under 16 years old. ... more   less 

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Address: Market Place, Driffield YO25 6AN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > East Riding of Yorkshire > Driffield
Price Range: £61 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN The Bell In Driffield 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Room 16 is ground floor with wetroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Pennington54, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The most recently refurbished (guess)”
 of 5 bubbles P42M, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are directly beside the car park.”
 of 5 bubbles Fionarose170, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't rely on there being parking, wi-fi or being able to have a meal”
 of 5 bubbles oscarj, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If there was WiFi l could not pick it up. Room overlooked carpark / courtyard which was noisy”
 of 5 bubbles glopow, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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