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Dunkeld, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely Hotel, Staff, and enjoyable meal. We had booked dinner in the dining room but were advised to move to the Bistro because of other guests behaviour . Our stay was ruined by a noisy company function . The staff did their very best to protect us from very disagreeable behaviour

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Gringley on the Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Called in on Sunday with the family needed a table for five we had three children not booked but they dealt with us very efficiently indeed service from start to finish was fabulous and was only beaten by the quality of the food it was terrific three course lunch and large portions was lovely not one complaint we will definitely...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for calling in for lunch on Sunday and taking the time to write such a wonderful review, I'm delighted you have discovered Ye Olde Bell! There are so many facets to our beautiful hotel so I'm thrilled you are planning to return and stay in one of our gorgeous rooms. I look forward to meeting you next time...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a delicious Afternoon Tea here (Birthday treat) a couple of weeks ago. With it being a few days before Christmas the beautiful Christmas decorations and log fires all added to the overall ambience. The food was delicious and the creme brûlée was to die for. The staff were very attentive and polite infact everything was faultless. It's a very...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm delighted we helped make your birthday treat all the more special, afternoon tea continually grows in popularity, it's just so quintessentially English, and I have to say I do think we do it rather well! The decorations were particularly gorgeous this year, our owner Hilary does such a fabulous job, I wouldn't even know where to start!! Thank you...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous new year spent here. Food excellent and whole atmosphere exceeded expectations. Excellent service and couldn't have been more helpful. Rooms perfect as ever. Made our new year feel very special

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you vey much!! We all really enjoyed it too, great atmosphere and perfect guests. We hope to see you again for New Year 2017 if not before. Kind regards Kate Firth

Winfield, WV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Ye Olde Bell on our trip through Northern England and truly enjoyed our stay here! The rooms were all lovely and the staff were wonderful! We had dinner at the restaurant which was excellent! Would highly recommend staying here!!!

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay, we really are perfectly placed for a pit stop being just off the A1. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Kate Firth

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic long weekend spent with family and friends celebrating New Year. Food, live jazz band, disco, bacon rolls at midnight were all fantastic- topped off with a great evening of murder mystery on New Year's Day. An amazing team delivering great service at every interaction- would highly recommend a visit whatever your occasion!

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review, I'm delighted you had such a fabulous time. See you again soon!

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

so lucky to have found sutch a wonderful place to spend Christmas the food was the best ever, even taking into account the people there the ambience was excellent the staff very attentive with nothing to much trouble and so polite. the room as good as we have at home,that is first class.One thing did not please us the room...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate Christmas with us, it was pleasure to meet you. It was a really enjoyable time for us too, lovely guests who made it an absolute pleasure. I'm sorry you were a bit chilly, not a comment we hear often at Ye Olde Bell it's usually so toasty and warm, I'm grateful the team did...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a treat dinner just before Christmas. Really enjoyed the food. The service and beer were also great. Never been a fan of lamb; but there dish here was delicious. I'd recommend stopping by.

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for calling in on us, I'm delighted you enjoyed the experience. Best wishes for a happy new year. Kate Firth

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Olde Belle is my second home where i used to stay on a regular basis over the last 16 years on business it was nice to stay with my wife since my retirement in March. We both enjoyed the superb hospitaly shown by Kate (general manager) and all her loyal staff, a special thank you to Andrew, Billy, Mike,...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Always such a pleasure to welcome you and your lovely wife. You've been such a loyal guest over the years sticking with us through thick and thin. We're both reaping the benefits now as Ye Olde Bell continues to grow and develop. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Kate

stamford lincs
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Really a beautiful hotel reminds me of old fashioned England, beautiful Christmas decorations lovely old fashioned service, from check in to helping with the bags, my room the lady Jane suite was amazing one of the loveliest rooms I've staid in, there's everything here! The breakfast was fantastic the room was so spectacular I had my breakfast delivered! I've enjoyed...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Make sure you book that weekend treat very soon, we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Kate

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17Th century hotel now passionately restored throughout by local owners to AA 4-Star + Rosette and combining history with contemporary style. Sheer luxury everywhere with rich fabrics, chandeliers, antiques and period features. Individually styled bedrooms and stunning suites, all with flatscreen TVs and contemporary bathrooms with walk-in power showers. Lounges with real log fires in winter and smart Garden Terrace Bar for summer drinks and dining al fresco. Trendy Restaurant Bar 1650 and rich ambient St Leger Bistro-by-the-Bar with extensive menu inc creative Rosette dishes plus traditional classics. Hotel Fitness Centre and hair and beauty treatment salons - brand new state-of-the-art Luxury Spa opens Spring 2017. Just off the A1 and on the border of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire - ideal for Sherwood Forest, Lincoln Cathedral, Nottingham Castle, Chatsworth House and Doncaster and Southwell Races. Just 5 minutes from Retford Mainline Rail Station and close to Robin Hood & East Midlands Airports. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Old Great North Road, Barnby Moor, Retford DN22 8QS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford > Barnby Moor
Price Range: £108 - £182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant 4*
Number of rooms: 59
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“ask for superior rooms or check their web site all rooms are good to fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles steveec2016, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is in the country so I would presume all the rooms are fairly quiet, it might be a bit noisy above the banquet hall,”
 of 5 bubbles Mags1055P, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“we have stayed in different rooms and can honestly say all dthe bedrooms are beautiful and luxurious.”
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“Not room 7 above the smokers corner”
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“Just go for breakfast as a non guest- it's very special.”
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