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    The Old Bell Hotel

    Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0BW, England
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    • Excellent45%
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    “oldest hotel” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    the room (bed and breakfast only) for 2 days over Christmas £360.00 I had 1 or 2 dogs barking in the evenings on both days, I also had a strange noise throughout the first night. Terrible night, I didn't have this on the 2nd night...More

    Thank johnyperks
    Response from Christophe_Dumeige, General Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Johnyperks, Thank you for sharing your stay with us. I am so sorry to read that your sleep has been disturbed. I will investigate the strange noise you are referring to, remembering that the Old Bell Hotel is aften referred as being the Oldest...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel entrance, bar and restaurant looked stunning as we arrived for the New Year's Eve Dinner. The atmosphere was warm & welcoming and you felt as though you were about to be part of something very special - which we were! The evening was...More

    Thank Lesleyann30
    Response from Christophe_Dumeige, General Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Lesleyann, Thank you for your review. Your feedback has been shared with our team. We are extremely happy with the outcome of that evening and we have decided to re-book the band too. Frederic, I am sure will come-up with a another great menu....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had a fantastic night at The Old Bell, Malmesbury for NYE 2017. We were very well looked after by Christophe and his team who all worked hard to ensure the night was a success. Delicious food, lovely wines and a beautiful roaring log fire...More

    Thank petit_lafleur
    Response from Christophe_Dumeige, General Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Petit-Lafleur, Wonderful name... Than k you for your feedback and sharing it with us. The overall feedback was fantastic and we are all looking forward to next year. Hope you will join us again. Happy New year Yours sincerely, Christophe Dumeige

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Luxurious room, lovely décor, very friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming bar, waiting and reception staff. Meals were superb and the entertainment was good (New Year's Eve). There's a good balance of old and new here.

    Thank Bassssssssssssss
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Popped in for a quick drink with a few colleagues (some of whom were staying), ordering in the bar and then sitting in one of the lounges. Barman was very friendly and atmosphere / surroundings were very cosy.

    Thank Tom_Blancmange
    Response from Christophe_Dumeige, General Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Tom Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Please do come back in February once we have finished the re-decorations. Merry Christmas Yours sincerely, Christophe Dumeige

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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Also Known As
    • Classic Hotel Old Bell ,
    • Classic Hotel Malmesbury ,
    • Malmesbury Classic Hotel ,
    • The Old Bell Hotel Malmesbury, Wiltshire
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    3 September 2017|
    Response from arthur652017 | Reviewed this property |
    Very old historic building but with a more modern annexe at the rear. Excellent bar and restaurant. The breakfast is cooked to order and all food was superb
    11 July 2016|
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    Response from AntoniaTrip | Reviewed this property |
    Bus from Chippenham station to this location. Otherwise train to Kemble and bus from there. Check on time tables. Bus from Cirecester.
    Room Tips
    "This is a dog friendly hotel, I love dogs but ask to be away from rooms where dogs are. Other guests leave..."
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    "Avoid attic rooms and check access to bathroom"
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    "The classic room we stayed in was beautiful in every way, it could not be improved!"
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    "Rooms in old building have character"
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