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Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel
Ranked #4 of 18 Hotels in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence
Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great Stay”
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Great stay easy check in, good price and fantastic breakfast. Beds really comfortable. Breakfast good with lots of options including healthy options, teenage sons were able to eat as much as they liked.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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BedfordPI, Manager at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel, responded to this review, 28 January 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Premier Inn Bedford Priory Marina.

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will return to us soon. I have passed on your feedback to the rest of the team both in the hotel and Beefeater.

We look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again in the future.

Kind Regards,

Tracy Langford
Hotel Manager
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

We checked in quite late and unfortunately my room choice of a twin ground floor nr reception had gone, despite there being a note against my booking to this effect. However the receptionist on duty handled the situation very well and professionally and ensured I got a good room near reception (I was on crutches) and was prepared to sort out all bedding etc herself. His wasn't necessary as we had a lovely big bed and room for me to hop about.
She was very caring and professional. The room was lovely and quiet and comfortable and I had a restful night. The heating was set to a perfect temperature unlike many other hotels that are either too hot or cold and stuffy.
Everything was spotless.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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BedfordPI, Manager at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel, responded to this review, 28 January 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Premier Inn Bedford Priory Marina.

I am sorry that your room request was not in place prior to your arrival and I am delighted that we were able to put this right for you.
I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will return to us soon. I have passed on your feedback to the rest of the team.

We look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again in the future.

Kind Regards,

Tracy Langford
Hotel Manager
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Bettembourg, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 28 December 2013

Standard Premier Inn, right next to a small boating lake... quite a long walk into the centre of Bedford. .. car park very full by the time I checked in at arounf 7.00pm on a Friday evening
Standard Premier Inn ... i.e.nothing to add.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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BedfordPI, Manager at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel, responded to this review, 30 December 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Premier Inn Bedford Priory Marina.

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, this pretty country park setting is very popular with our guests. I have passed on your feedback to the rest of the team.

We look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again in the future.

Kind Regards,

Tracy Langford
Hotel Manager
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Dundalk, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

On a trip to Bedfors stayed in the Premier Inn. Good decision as I slept well in a comfortable clean room., almost overslept the bed was so comfortable.. Warm welcome on arrival. Would stay again and would recommend it



  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Recharge20
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BedfordPI, Manager at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel, responded to this review, 30 December 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Premier Inn Bedford Priory Marina.

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will return to us soon. I have passed on your feedback to the rest of the team.

We look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again in the future.

Kind Regards,

Tracy Langford
Hotel Manager
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West Yorkshire
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

We stayed here because it was very close to the place where we were visiting family. The staff were very good indeed. The location was good too. Normally we would have used the Travel Lodge at the other side of town. On this occasion we thought we would go up market a little but did not get the night as advertised by Lenny Henry. The beds were so poor I ended up with very bad back ache. We could have gone down the path of claimimg back the cost but I was so impressed with the service received from the staff that was not an option. That is the reason why I rated the whole visit as Very Good. We were advised by reception that all the beds were going to be changed. Not soon enough for us though!!

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Blindfiddler
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BedfordPI, Manager at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel, responded to this review, 30 December 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Premier Inn Bedford Priory Marina.

We are delighted that you enjoyed the service we provided during your stay with us and hope that you will return to us soon. The beds in our Premier Inn are generally very well recieved, so following your comments I will check each bed to ensure comfort for all of our guests. I have passed on your wonderful comments to the rest of the team.

We look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again in the future.

Kind Regards,

Tracy Langford
Hotel Manager
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San Jose, California, Usa
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

This hotel is well-located for our visit to see family in Bedford. Overall hotel is nice and restaurant was really good. However, as soon as we arrived, my son became allergic and there was a musty smell in the room. He began sneezing and we had to take him to another location to stay for the remainder of our trip. We found green mold on the inside of the window areas in the room. looked like it was constantly damp and smelled really musty and damp. We tried to air out the room and that helped a little with the smell, but the staff who clean the room every day cannot have cleaned the room without noticing, so we are surprised the room was allowed to be rented, especially to a family with small children.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Nathan C
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BedfordPI, Manager at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel, responded to this review, 12 December 2013
12 December 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. It really matters to us that our guests enjoy every aspect of their stay. We sincerely apologise that on this occasion our hotel fell far short of your expectations.
Please be assured that the issues raised will be fully investigated. Your feedback is very much appreciated as it enables us to improve standards. If you would like to discuss further please contact me at pitl.bedford@whitbread.com.
Thank you once again for your review.
Mrs Tracy Langford
Hotel Manager
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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2013

What a great stay we had at the Premier Inn Priory Marina. The staff are so accommodating and helpful, We came for the Remembrance day and left with good memories "Thank you to all the staff at Bedford Priory Marina" from Bill and all the "Owens and their partners of the Rhodesian Light Infantry" on other units from Southern Africa.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Billwilliam2013
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BedfordPI, Manager at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel, responded to this review, 15 November 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Premier Inn Bedford Priory Marina.

We always enjoy your company when you visit and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed on your feedback to the rest of the team, and we very much look forward to seeing you next year!

Have a lovely Christmas and New Year, see you soon!

Kind Regards,

Tracy Langford
Hotel Manager
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Additional Information about Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel

Property: Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel
Address: Priory Marina Barkers Lane | Priory Country Park, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Moor up for the night at Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) and you'll be sure of a great night's sleep. Located right next to the marina and lake in the tranquil Priory Country Park, yet within a 5-minute drive of Bedford town centre, you'll have a whole fleet of entertainment options within easy reach. Take the inside track at Bedford International Athletic Stadium. Hit the big sales at Milton Keynes' shopping malls. Plot a course to London on the fast train to St Pancras. Then drop into our tasty restaurant with attractive alfresco dining area, and drift off in an extra-comfy bed. Directions: From M1 J13 follow the A421, then join the A6. Leave the A6 following signs for the A428 Cambridge. After crossing the River Ouse, turn right at the next roundabout onto Barkers Lane. Follow signs for the Priory Country Park. Hotel is next to the Priory Marina Beefeater. Transport and local information: Woburn Safari Park Mowsbury Golf Course Priory Country Park Bedford Train Station 2 miles Luton Airport 20 miles ... more   less 
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