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“A return after a few couple of years”
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Blue Bell Hotel
Ranked #11 of 11 Hotels in Middlesbrough
Reviewed 6 June 2013

It was pleasing to see that some improvements had been made. First was new bedroom doors on the ground floor, My roon No 5 had obviously been redecorated but OMG who is the colour scheme advisor this room is at the back of the building with high trees there is very little natural light, so the bedhead wall is papered in a dark brown paper and the walls are magnolia and what could only be described as kakhi green. The ensuite is the same. does nothing for the ambiance of the room makes it look dingy The matress on the bed has seen better days
Went to bar for a meal ordered the Steak and Ale Pie well what arrived was like a pastry brick and gues what when I burst through ther half inch crust there was 5 pieces of steak. Breakfast was good but slow service when I wen in there was about 15 people and one waitress
Not all negative though the staff were exceptionallu pleasant and the free wifi

Room Tip: even number room face omn to the carpark and are much lighter
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

Nice big car park, nice big tv in room, friendly staff on reception, Our room 14 had a leaking toilet, the duvet was not clean, the carpet was very badly water stained,[we arrived at 10pmand too tired to argue].Fire Hose adjacent to rm14 was missing? perhaps a prelude to re-decoration because the hotel good do with it.

Room Tip: nice big car park, friendly staff on reception, nice tv in room, room 14 toilet was leaking during o...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

The room seemed clean but there was a strong smell of wet earth. We were only in town for one night, and weren't in the room for much of the time we were there, but the odor was very noticeable whenever we entered.
Having tea and coffee making supplies in the room was a nice addition and the two pubs attached made it easy to get a bite to eat without having to leave the premises. (I'd recommend the private hotel pub over the one open to the public as the latter tends to get quite loud with rowdy locals) The meals were quite nice , too.

Room Tip: Other reviewers didn't mention any damp smell, so maybe we were unlucky that our room had an odo...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

nice place great staff
breakfast ok staff very nice
bar menu very good drink prices a bit dear but good wine list
male manager very good carred bags to room for me and roon service
i only paid £50 per night rooms very clean and tidy would definately stay here again

Room Tip: stay at the weekend great bar
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

stopped for 1 night in April for a wedding . rooms nice & clean ,with every thing you need
kettle ,tv .iron ect.
staff here & at the pub friendly & attentive,
had drinks in the pub & other members of our party had meals ,
everything fine
Would definitely stay again if in Middlesbro .

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights at the Bluebell whilst visiting family and found it a very enjoyable stay. Having paid only £45 per night I thought it was very good value for money. Our rooms were clean and had everything we needed, food was very nice (both evening meal in the pub and breakfast) and staff were extremely helpful and friendly. We would definately recommend and would definately stay again!!!!

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

This joke of a pub is disgusting, Dirty & Filthy, waited over 5 mins to be served to be told no cask beers are on, (Also some other larger's and beers not available) there was over a half hour wait for food, whilst waiting, went to the toilet and I was speechless, took some pics of the toilets as I could not believe a pub charging well over £3 a pint has so run down filthy toilets. Got a refund on the food, as god knows what the kitchens are like, however I will never find out as I would not tread in the slum again, If this was privately owned, it would close down in no time. WEDDING'S WHAT A JOKE

Room Tip: Tip to choose a good room, book somewhere else
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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Blue Bell Hotel

Address: Acklam Road | Tees Valley, Middlesbrough TS5 7HL, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Middlesbrough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #11 of 11 Hotels in Middlesbrough
Price Range: £43 - £58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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