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The Old Bell Hotel

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“oldest hotel”(22 reviews)
“malmesbury abbey”(20 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0BW, England
29.8 miles to Bristol Airport
19 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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All reviewsoldest hotelmalmesbury abbeylovely old hotelnight portersteeped in historycoffee makerold buildingpublic roomsthe main housebeautiful buildingfull englishsconesbed was very comfortablethe ground floorfollowing morningvery pleasant staycar park
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We wanted a half-way house stop between London and Cornwall, so picked the Old Bell. How lucky can you get! This is the oldest hotel in England, having served guests since 1200. The history is everywhere, yet they've fused that with lovely modern touches. Our...More

Thank 749David
Response from Christophe_Dumeige, General Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear 749David, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I shall share all your comments with the rest of the team and especially Terry from Liverpool. We look forward to welcome you back very soon again Yours sincerely, Christophe Dumeige

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stay, we will definitely be back for longer next time. Food was very nice, just what we wanted, and view from our window was very picturesque. Bar area was in keeping with the rest of the hotel, love the sofas and beamed ceilings. Staff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Lord Wharton room top floor right next to Abbey/Clock Tower Be aware you will be woken at 7am by the bell chimes and bell finally stops ringing at 10pm also you get a chime every quarter hour (but of course the staff don't...More

Thank Jo P
Response from Christophe_Dumeige, General Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Jo P, I am so sorry and disappointed to read that our hosting, services and products did not match your expectations on all fronts. We thank you very much for taking the trouble to write to us and share your experience. I have read...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve stayed here a few times on business and always found it good value with excellent food and workmanlike rooms. However my late booking last week turned into a slightly traumatic experience. Arrived at the hotel at around half eight about an hour after making...More

1  Thank SiCaTi
Response from Christophe_Dumeige, Front Office Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Sicati, Please accept all our apologies for the room mix-up. My colleague Sally has tried to contact you. Please give us a call on 01666822344 or by email at sally@oldbellhotel.com Yours sincerely, The Old Bell Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful stay in the oldest hotel in England. Fantastic staff, helpful and accomodating. Lovely food. Relaxed atmosphere. Location perfect for sightseeing. Malmesbury is well worth a visit. Local people very friendly. We will be back!!!

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Response from Christophe_Dumeige, General Manager at The Old Bell HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guests, Thank you so very much for all your kind words and comments about the Old Bell Hotel and the Team. We very much look forward to welcome you back again very soon Yours sincerely, Christophe Dumeige

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$99 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$99 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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autumgold
11 March 2018|
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Response from Christophe_Dumeige | Property representative |
Hello, Indeed, we could discuss possibilities of doing so. Please contact Charly on 01666 822344 Kind regards, The Old Bell Team
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WorcestershireJules
3 September 2017|
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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
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KABrent
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.
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"The older rooms"
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"The rooms in the coach house are very small but the main hotel clearly has large rooms with good views."
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"Choose a room on the second floor of the main building."
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"Rooms at the front have the best view"
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