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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

An oddly furnished pub, one of four in a small Oxfordshire village. Despite limited 'real ales' of which there were two, and a choice of other beers and lagers, it was welcoming. The food menu is reasonably expansive, and the quality belies the premises. It is worh a visit if in the area.

Thank RodMayall
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I booked a room for 2 nights for my partners birthday get-away. When we arrived I literally had to speak over a group of men at the bar to the barmaid. We were showed to the room (which the lady was inspecting as she showed us in) was advised food times and that was that. The room was nice but...

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Got married on Friday 5th August and went on a 'mini-moon', as well as my wife's 40th birthday present, to Wilderness festival. Booked the room in January/February 2016 and confirmed via phone, providing card details to secure the booking. Also had email confirmation of booking. Turned up to be told they didn't have our booking and they could give us...

3Thank Marc L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The previous reviewer said it "hotel in poor repair with elusive staff", but I must say that the three staff that we met during our stay were very pleasant and helpful and should not be put within the overall rating. Accepting that our booking information stated that one could not book in until 4 o'clock in the afternoon this is...

3Thank Mr_Meldrew
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

No one on reception when I arrived. Had to go to the bar to ask to check in. Was shown to my room, given keys, told time of breakfast and left to it. Bed was lumpy. Room could do with redecoration, especially the bathroom. The next morning I couldn't get the shower to work. Water leaked from the shower hose....

2Thank tracytcb
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Suggested this place to stay to friends visiting as we had moved to the area that day,decided to meet the friends there to have an evening meal it didn't start well as our friends had to complain about the room twice one for no hot water and two for brown rusty water in the bath.we sat down for dinner around...

1Thank matthewplu
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Rooms are not as described as on the website rooms shabby and dirty bed uncomfortable basic things not in room window would not open bathroom tiles mouldy when complained told no other rooms available spiders and cobwebs in dining room cut our stay short Worst place I have ever stayed Poor management was not bothered about complaint both in hotel...

1Thank sueK2605YP
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We stayed here for just one night recently. We arrived mid afternoon and checked in straight away. We chose a cheaper room when we booked online, but even so the room could do with a little tlc. The whole place is lovely and old, crooked and creaky, but the room itself was decorated in a more modern style. We chose...

Thank MAG786
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel with large, well equipped rooms in a nice location but the customer service level needs to increase a hell of a lot for it to be rated any higher than average. Laterooms stated check in was from 2pm. We turned up at 2.50 to be grunted at by the person who checked us in that we were early....

2Thank DamienC1979
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We came late in the night, hungry and thirsty after a long trip. We called to tell that we were late, and if the kitchen would be closed. "Yes" . we were told...but we could get some sandwiches! And indeed - we did. And furthermore we got a splendid welcoming by Kate. The hotel has such a nice atmosphere, and...

Thank PindsvinHedgehogs

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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The Bell at Charlbury
The Bell at Charlbury
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bell Hotel

Address: Church St, Charlbury OX7 3PP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Charlbury
Price Range: $79 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Luke will advise on the quietest rooms, but this is not a rowdy pub in any case.”
 of 5 bubbles bailfam52, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had room 15, not in the pub but a separate block, very peaceful stay”
 of 5 bubbles robn413, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It is a very old building in a quiet village. If you want a quieter night, ask for rooms away from the bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles petereV4512SM, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 4 and were extremely pleased with its size and decoration”
 of 5 bubbles tinlid2016, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the end room so was very quiet and there is no rooms below”
 of 5 bubbles 291denisef, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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