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“Very central location” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Bull Hotel
Ranked #44 of 48 Ludlow B&B and Inns
Rickmansworth
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Very central location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

Had two nights here in this very centrally located pub. The pub is noisy both during the day and at night till midnight when the music stops but don't stay here if loud music is not your scene. The room was newly decorated and adequate but the bathroom bin had not been emptied when I arrived. Breakfast was delicious and very adequate with great orange juice. Car parking is under a marquee right in the pub courtyard but it is also where smokers gather and again this noise can be heard in the bedrooms.

Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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UK
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44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

Had a lunchtime meal from the £5.95 menu and didn't expect too much but it was extremely good value for money. Would definitely visit again and recommend to others. Only negative point was the smell of ?bleach. A bit off putting. Suggest some pot pourri and tone the bleach down, otherwise very good.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Chorley Lancs
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65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

Lively pub in the centre of Ludlow. Lovely family room. Very comfy bed. Loads of space. Good tv and tea and coffee. Excellent breakfast using local sausages . Friendly welcome. Parking right outside. Was perfect for our trip to the Spring Festival.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2013

Good points: Free On-site parking (always a plus is the centre of any old town). Good breakfast. Nice, pleasant & helpful staff (Big plus this: Thank you all). Good central locationNot expensive, but not cheap either (for the standard of the room)

Bad points: The Bull is a lively town centre pub with a big courtyard & marquee right under the windows of the B&B rooms. This means that it is very noisy until late at night, even midweek. If you care about your car, you might not want to leave it parked in amongst the revellers! Rooms are basic with dated decor, and the whole place was dirty (coffee/tea stains & splashes on doors & walls, cobwebs, dust & ingrrined dirt on most surfaces, cups & glassed in rooms not clean, toast crumbs from previous day in butter dish, chipped cups, jugs, plates etc). I'm not too fussy about this sort of thing, but this isn't really up to today's standards, even at the lower end of the market. It's a shame, because all the period features are there, and it could be a place of great character & appeal.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Matthew S
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London England
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2013

Location is the great positive here, right in the heart of the town. Benefits from it's own parking under a marquee.
Room though basic,was recently decorated and was lovely and warm. Had a sofa, flat screen TV and tea/ coffee making facilities. Bathroom was dated ( peachy pink) though it did have a new shower unit over the bath. Take your own toiletries though as there was only 2 bars of used soap.
Rooms are above the bar, so expect noise while pub is open, then it goes quiet.
Cooked breakfast was a disappointment, it appeared to be oily( bacon,sausage,tomato and mushrooms possibly pre cooked and then re fried?) Couldn't eat it. May have been better to ask guests what time they would require breakfast so that it could be fresh cooked. Toast was ok as you could help yourself. Milk jug in the shape of a chicken was cute but unfortunately the pouring head of the chicken had been decapitated and glued back on showing the cracks.
Think the accomodation is work in progress and am sure as it becomes more popular, it will go from strength to strength. At the moment it seems a little over priced, but give it a go as the building is very old and full of character. In the pub, there was a good selection of beers and a roaring log fire.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Tonbridge
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

not a good start as had to park under a marquee, that they use for the smokers ?,
staff not overly friendly or helpful, room was ok, but above bar so noisy,
not offered any food or a menu to view, i think they did food, but no sign of it while we stayed there,
not unpleasant, but would not return,

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

We stayed at The Bull Hotel for 2 nights in Dec 2012, between Christmas and New Year. Finding somewhere within a sensible budget was proving something of a challenge so finding The Bull was a real bonus. The rooms are above a busy pub so it can be noisy until about midnight but once the pub closes, a good night's sleep awaits. Being an old building, the floors creak and are uneven - this just adds to the charm. We were put in the family room which was clean and spacious. The bathroom was more than adequate with piping hot water - it was great to have a bath instead of a walk-in shower cubicle (shower over the bath, so best of both worlds!). The bed was comfy and the breakfast absolutely delicious. The Bull is also located right in the heart of the town so everything you need is right on the doorstep. Enjoy!

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Property: Bull Hotel
Address: 14 Bull Ring, Ludlow SY8 1AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ludlow
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Ranked #44 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Ludlow
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Number of rooms: 4
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