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The Bedford Hotel
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Tavistock
Certificate of Excellence
Wigan, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

I always feel like at home. Staff very kind and polite. Very confortable rooms.
Very good quality food.The price is cheaper than the average if one chooses "bed & breakfast".
I will always come back.
Thank you very much indeed.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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WarmWelcome_Devon, General Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear Gracian O
Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to post a great review regarding your recent stay with us. It’s nice to know that we are able to make you feel at home here at the Bedford, and we look forward to welcoming you again.
Many Thanks
Simon Rowe – General Manager
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

Enjoyed a few days in this hotel - the staff were all very friendly and helpful. Very dog friendly, not just "dog accepting". Food excellent, room comfortable and quiet. Look forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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WarmWelcome_Devon, General Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear Catherine545
Thank you for taking the time to post a great review regarding your recent stay with us. It’s nice to know that you are already looking forward to visiting us again in the near future.
Kind Regards
Simon Rowe – General Manager
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Perranporth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

just like going back in time with first class food and service .we have been using the hotel for years would recommend ,but don't want the place to be too busy that we cannot get in .thank you Bedford .

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank joejt
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WarmWelcome_Devon, General Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear joejt
Thank you for taking the time to post a lovely review regarding your recent stay with us, I will pass your comments on to the rest of the team and we all look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.
Kind Regards
Simon Rowe – General Manager
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

Ground floor rooms available, but steps into hotel. Shower available, but over the bath. Food splendid whether fomal dinner or less formal private luncheon and breakfast is brilliant. Staff mainly young and vibrant, giving an alive air to the charming hotel.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Thank InvictaCMJ
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WarmWelcome_Devon, General Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear InvictaCMJ
Thank you for posting a lovely review, since your stay with us we have been busy installing a Lift and new entrance for better access into the Hotel along with a Disabled ground floor bedroom with shower facilities which will hopefully enhance your next stay with us in the future.
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Simon Rowe – General Manager
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Cornwall
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

This is a tradition hotel in an old historical building in the middle of Tavistock. The room we had was full of character but the staff were up to date with the required level of service: a great blend!

Room Tip: The four-poster room includes a jacuzzi bath! The a Town is generally quiet so I wouldn't feel t...
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank NicolaCornwall
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WarmWelcome_Devon, General Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear NicolaCornwall
Thank you for posting a lovely review regarding you recent stay with us, I agree that Tavistock is a lovely historic town and I’ m glad that the Bedford and its staff lived up to its expectations of traditional character and service, we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.
Kind Regards
Simon Rowe – General Manager
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

Very friendly staff, however very disappointed with the rooms, we booked a double room and when we arrived were told we had been upgraded to a four poster room ,which was very nice of the hotel, however the room we were given was very dark, even with the lights on and was quite dated and the carpet was badly marked in places. The rooms didn't look anything like to photos on the website. Our grown up children also booked single rooms and were upgraded to double rooms, again a nice thing to do but these were very small doubles and again were quite dated, and nothing like the photos on the website. I suspect they have redocorated some rooms (pictured on website) and not others, and we were given the old rooms!! Arrived on sunday lunchtime after a four hour journey, hoping for a sandwich to keep us going until the evening and were told that although they have a bar menu this is not available on Sunday afternoons!!!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Croch36
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WarmWelcome_Devon, General Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear Emma M
Thank you for posting a review regarding you recent stay with us, as you have pointed out we are undergoing refurbishment of our bedrooms this year which is a massive undertaking for independent/historic hotels such as the Bedford Hotel. Also since your stay with us we now offer a range of sandwiches and afternoon teas on Sunday Afternoons. I hope we are able to welcome you back at the Bedford in the near future.
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Simon Rowe – General Manager
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Horley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

Regularly stay at The Bedford. Standards had seemed to slip a little last year but staff have always been very friendly and efficient. Pleased to say food has returned to a high standard and bedrooms and communal areas being refurbished. Will not hesitate to continue to use The Bedford.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Geoffrey B
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WarmWelcome_Devon, General Manager at The Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear Geoffrey B
Thank you for kind words regarding your recent stay with us, it was great to see you again. I will pass on your high praise of the cuisine to Matt our Head Chef and his team. We look forward to welcoming you again to the Bedford Hotel in the near future.
Kind Regards
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Property: The Bedford Hotel
Address: 1 Plymouth Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8BB, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Tavistock
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Tavistock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bedford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Bedford Hotel in the heart of the historic Devon market town of Tavistock. 31 individually styled rooms, including Four Poster rooms with spa baths. Welcoming lounges packed with antiques, and a bustling bar popular with locals and residents alike. Full Devon breakfast to set you up for the day. Delicious lunches (from a bowl of homemade soup to a three course meal), and candlelit dinners in the award-winning Woburn restaurant. Or just enjoy a hearty meal in the bar in the evening. Local, seasonal produce is at the heart of all the menus at The Bedford. The Bedford Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the wild majesty of Dartmoor National Park, or the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ... more   less 
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