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The Bear Hotel

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Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“coaching inn”(7 reviews)
“a bit tired”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Meeting Rooms
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
15 East Street, Havant PO9 1AA, England
17.6 miles to Eastleigh Airport
47 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before arriving I was a little bit worried about staying after reading reviews at the bear hotel but after arriving at my room I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms was a good size for a single person, the room clean and so was the ensuite....More

1  Thank Matthew H
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the Festival of Speed and booked into the Bear Hotel. We chose the hotel from Expedia. The pictures of the rooms on Expedia are not a true representation of the actual rooms. The Room was dirty, stained carpets, furniture I would not even...More

Thank itismeithink
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am sorry that on this occassion we fell short of your expectations.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the good things Beds comfy Rooms are clean Plenty of parking Now for the bad It's falling to bits Lights hanging off Fire alarm hanging off the ceiling Room furniture is from God knows what decade,pre war possibly Bathroom floor is sloped and dangerous...More

Thank Yellacoffee
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad that you found the rooms to be comfortable and clean. I can only apologize for the short fallings. Greeneking do operate a healthy re-investment programme and hopefully we will be part of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a room above the courtyard with floor to ceiling picture windows and it was stifling hot, not helped by the curtains left open until we arrived, and just one opening window with an inch wide restriction. A fan had been provided but...More

Thank Louisa C
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I can only apologize for the issues that you encountered, alot of which were outside our control. I do hope that perhaps one day you may return to give us a chance to try and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 5-star rating is based on the quality of the staff and the value for money of the accommodation. I have stayed here before, and it is true that this is an elderly Bear, but the best is being made of it, and hopefully it...More

Thank Gregory T
Response from Ben W, General Manager at The Bear HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future , when we will once again be given the opportunity to enjoy the Bear and...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$73 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Scoggins53
25 November 2016|
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Response from Emma H | Property representative |
Hi Emma, The restaurant is on the ground floor there are 3 small steps from reception into the restaurant
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Blakea891
28 February 2016|
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Response from Mel G | Reviewed this property |
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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Patsy31
2 December 2014|
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Response from Teresa747 | Reviewed this property |
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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"Back of hotel overlooking car park - this also avoids hot afternoon sun."
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"Ensure you have a cooler room in summer"
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