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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I only stopped in for lunch while in Thetford. OKish pubby type place. No problem with that but the service. The most irritating attendant I have ever experienced. One rule these places should note is....No amount of cheery laughter and singing makes up for long delays in service. Food ok but almost left after waiting 30 minutes for our order....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited over 45 minutes for our food and it came out cold ! Scallops cold pasta cold steak warm! Not going again ! We were also late for our film too. Could definitely say I was not happy for my food to come out cold considering it took that long also when I asked for them to warm my pasta...

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Thank Amina S
Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we decided to visit Thetford in Norfolk. During the visit we came across The Bell Inn. Our friends we were with stated they had visited before. The hotel from the outside lacked appeal and clearly needs a lick of paint. We entered and found a seat in the bar. The menu looked good and was reasonable in price. The...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Bell on Saturday 25th February. It's in a great location, clean and a nice place to stay. We didn't have food but we used the bar. We ordered 2 bottles of lager, we told the girl behind the bar that it was warm. She didn't apologise but said it was in the fridge but the fridge...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years I have stayed at this hotel many times. It used to be a very quaint, good quality, hotel. These days it has deteriorated significantly. It all started with the big blue signs in the car park informing me I had to "pay and display". This was not mentioned on the web site and neither was the fact...

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Thank Darron G
Windsor, England
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Bell is in a great location and seems to be benefiting from the new Travelodge opposite (which doesn't supply food), as Travelodge guests come to The Bell for breakfast. Maybe this is the reason that the hash browns, fruit and mushrooms had run out at breakfast on our second day! On the first day we only got one hash...

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Thank NZSpursFan
Mundesley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Worst hotel we have ever stayed in. Dirty dusty Bar woman very rude and abrupt. Food was of poor standard will never return. Receptionist was helpful and room was adequate but very dusty matress could do with changing. Woke up with bad back only to be put into a cold room for breakfast as they wanted to clear breakfast room....

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Harleston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I was visiting thetford with my mum and we decided to have lunch in the bar before going to the cinema. For the price of £4.99 for a main and £2.99 for dessert the meal was very good and freshly cooked. We both had the apple pie which was delicious!! The lady behind the bar was friendly and looked after...

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Thank Hotflush57
Enfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Visited the restaurant at the Bell for Sunday lunch. Although the hotel and bar area date back to the 15th century the restaurant is in a much more recent extension and is clean, comfortable and well appointed. Enjoyed a traditional Sunday roast beef dinner. Food was good quality, well prepared and presented. The team at the Bell were friendly and...

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Thank Ian T
essex
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Having stayed previously My Wife and I were looking forward to our stay. The room in the new part (we stayed in the old part before) was lovely and although cloud the WI Fi worked. Shower hot. On Saturday morning we went to breakfast there was only one waitress on duty trying to cope ,the coffee was luke warm and...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Bell Hotel

Address: King Street, Thetford IP24 2AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thetford
Price Range: $104 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Get to meals as early as possible before it gets too busy”
 of 5 bubbles NZSpursFan, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“old part is nice but wifi not working well at all. If wifi is required the new part is better. hOPE THE BREAKFAST IS IMPROVED,”
 of 5 bubbles mjvaessex, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for old half,”
 of 5 bubbles rogern577, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the old part of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 926christopherl, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a town centre hotel so do not expect great views, some verlook the River but also now overlook a rival chain hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles stevanovich, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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