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Province of Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 31 October 2015

me and my wife stayed at the Bell's during our honeymoon tour of England, room was cozy, warm, clean and quiet. pub below had a good selection of beers and the full english offered looked great though we opted for just tea and some tost and jam. we will surely be returning!

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us during your honeymoon tour. We all wish you the very best on any remaining honeymoon days and nights and also in your marriage. Many thanks and we look forward to seeing you again Zara Kuckelhaus

Cavendish, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

I was looking forward to dinner here on Sat night. The building is great, lovely menu, attentive staff (until the end of our meal), however the food was so disappointing. Considering the nice choice, they managed to produce to tasteless plates of food. Describing a meal with spinach, 2 tiny leaves on top does not constitute an accompaniment. I was...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and I'm only sorry that you did not enjoy your experience more. I have, of course, passed your comments onto the kitchen. Our Head Chef has been working very hard with the kitchen team on consistency and apologises that your meal was not up to our usual, excellent, standard. Food...

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I came to The Bell Hotel in Clare for a meal with my mother and grandchildren a fer weeks ago and it was absolutely amazing. We all have different taste and there really was something there on the menu for all of us, with some really original options and also the well loved favorites We didn't have to wait long...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your meal with us at The Bell Hotel. The kitchen are very happy that you enjoyed your food so much and especially that your grandchildren were pleased too. We try to change our A La Carte on a seasonal basis and so we hope to see you again to test the new dishes....

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My wife and i stayed here for 2 nights having booked the hotel via Expedia and paid about £78 per night Band B. Room. The room booked was deluxe and whilst it was ok it did not fit the deluxe category. It was spacious and clean and had sky TV. there are about 15 rooms at the hotel with the...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review you stay with us at The Bell Hotel. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your food and appreciated the staff. I've passed your comments onto both front of house and kitchen and we will keep working to maintain our standards. There were a couple of aspects that you did not...

North Yorkshire
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We stayed here two weeks ago for a 3 night break and had previously visited many years ago. We found all the staff extremely helpful and friendly and I am surprised by comments of one reviewer that they found the staff standoffish. Our room in the main hotel was very spacious (Room 2) and pleasantly furnished and the bathroom well...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this very kind review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us in Clare, especially as I believe it was your anniversary. I've passed all your comments onto our staff, who are very relieved not to have been standoffish, and would like to pass on their thanks to...

Clare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We also ate in the Bell Hotel on the same day as the group below - we had very good service even though they were very busy and an excellent meal which we didn't have to wait long for at all, we often eat here on a Sunday and can recommend the roast and the beef blade both delicious !...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

I find myself in the unusual position of thanking you for responding to another customer's review! Whilst we can always learn from criticism, it's lovely that our regular customers care enough about The Bell Hotel to read our reviews and defend us. We, and all our staff, are very touched. We're also pleased that you, clearly, enjoy our food and...

Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is my second attempt at reviewing the horrendous meal experience I had in the "Tudor Room" a couple of weeks ago so will keep it brief. The service was appalling, mainly because there were hardly any staff on and yet no customers were turned away even after it became completely apparent they couldn't cope. After ordering our meal we...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for expending a considerable amount of time and effort to leave your review. I'm very sorry that you feel unable to recommend us but also, having spoken to every single of member of staff working that day feel that your recollection is somewhat different to theirs. Your table was indeed booked for 1pm but, as you were enjoying...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2015

My wife,friend and myself called in when visiting the village. Very attractive building though I felt ambience could have been better; it was quiet and it was later in the afternoon. Nevertheless, each of us enjoyed our meal. It did start to fill up a little later so perhaps our timing was not quite right.

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit to The Bell Hotel and the town of Clare. We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and I have passed your comments onto the kitchen. The building is beautiful, as is Clare itself, and I'm sorry that the ambience was not quite right. Although...

Reviewed 1 October 2015

Being in the pub trade I don`t normally post comments on here but this place was worth doing. Popped in for a bite to eat last night the bar maid/waitress said it was only her second night and she did a cracking job ( keep it up) had a home maid burger and it was great. Did not have a...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

It is always pleasing to get a review with the heading "Spot on". It is especially nice that you are also in the pub trade, although obviously we hope all customers enjoy their experience at The Bell Hotel. I believe that the waitress that you referred to was Jess and I have passed on your kind comments, she is indeed...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Called in for tea and to meet up with my colleague that was staying the night in their hotel. On arrival staff were a bit sluggish to take my drink order and pass me a menu which was little annoying as I was very thirsty! We both ordered the homemade steak and ale pie as the landlord had explained that...

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Zara K, Owner at Bell Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and apologies for my late reply. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your pie- it is one of our more popular dishes and in fact your comments, and others, have inspired us to hold a pie night! I have spoken to the staff on duty on the night that you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Bell Hotel

Address: Market Hill, Clare CO10 8NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Clare
Price Range: $140 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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