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The Bear Hotel

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Room & Suite (98)
Dining (6)


Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
71Somewhat walkable
Grade: 71 out of 100
40Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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Quaint old fashioned hotel in desperate need of some refurbishment. Breakfast very good but the endless stairs do nothing for the infirm Did not find the Reception staff very helpful, request for extra pillows gone by the wayside. Do not think we will be staying again
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We stayed here as a last minute decision. We had originally planned to stay at a hotel in Portsmouth but because Portsmouth football team were playing at home the prices were hiked up! I found this hotel on Trivago so we took the short drive out to have a look. The small town
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Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit. I am glad that you enjoyed and look forward to seeing you again.
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Stayed at the hotel on a few occasions and thought it was fine for what I had paid. On my latest visit though I was put in room 5. On turning into the corridor for those rooms there was an overwhelming smell of what can be described as BO and urine masked with febreze. I
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Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion.
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We have stayed here a number of times. Yes, as some say it's tired but the thing is its clean and comfortable. We did, this time, ensure we were not above the courtyard where folk smoke as it drifts up and the chatter can be annoying as it gets late. We were placed in a
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Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I am glad that we could met your expectations and look forward to seeing you in the not too distant future.
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As transient worker hotels go you get what you pay for. All areas require investment the hotel could do with a full overhaul. Very nearly every table at breakfast was a construction work (looking clothing type) so that should tell all as construction workers staying away from
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Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for the feedback. GreeneKing do operate a very healthy re-investment plan through out the estate and hopefully we will be a part of that in the not too distant future.
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Chipped walldrobe
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Chipped bath
are there any steps to enter and is the restaurant on the ground floor please.
Hi Emma, The restaurant is on the ground floor there are 3 small steps from reception into the restaurant
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Sorry for the delay in answering but as others have said you are given a key code to use after 11pm so you can come and go when you like.
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is there a restaurant open new years eve please? x
Hi! I can't help you about the restaurant on New Years Eve but just phone the Hotel, it is really a lovely place.
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"Rooms at the rear are quieter."
"Don’t go there,,"
"Request a room at the back it might be quieter"
"We had 2 family rooms that were huge and comfortable "
"new apartments over road from the bear, brand new ,dog friendly same price as bear can stay 1 night. I will try there next time"
US$58 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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