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    The Black Bear Hotel

    14 South Street, Wareham BH20 4LT, England
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    • Excellent20%
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    • Terrible32%
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    Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

    On arrival I had a friendly greeting.i had to pay cash there and then which I found unusual I was escorted to the room which for a single was ample size.it was a room with a balcony overlooking the high street.the lady who escorted me...More

    9  Thank Mick B
    Reviewed 27 September 2016

    A group of us recently stayed for five nights and hosted a very successful event for 35 people in the restaurant. The Bear has been the brunt of some very discouraging reviews recently, but now has a new, young, energetic and creative landlady who is...More

    Thank Brettington-14
    Reviewed 22 September 2016

    People were nice, no problem there, but the rooms are old, dated, and poorly laid out - I was woken up several times in the night by drunken men waiting in line for the toilet. The internal doors are designed to slam shut no matter...More

    5  Thank Ben_Edwards
    Reviewed 9 September 2016

    not as clean as it should have been we were told that in the morning there was no breakfast but there will be the next day mug in the room for tea was filthy the staff were ok but the people in the bar

    3  Thank TIM E
    Reviewed 5 September 2016

    I hadn't stayed here for around 30 years - a wedding then, and now a funeral. It didn't start well when the taxi driver looked at me as if to say 'are you serious about staying there?' ..and then telling me about how there had...More

    4  Thank Andrew P
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    • USD 49 - USD 69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Dorset >
    • Wareham
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    • The Black Bear Hotel Wareham, Dorset
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