The Bear Hotel

3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars Hotel
Market Place
SN10 1HS


01380 722444

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suitefrom £115.00 to £135.00 per room (breakfast included)
Family en suitefrom £145.00 to £155.00 per room (breakfast included)
Four Poster en suitefrom £140.00 to £165.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single en suitefrom £95.00 to £99.00 per room (breakfast included)
Twin en suitefrom £115.00 to £135.00 per room (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Open New Year
2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Closed 25 & 26 December



  • Facilities for the Disabled


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service
  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Lift
  • Night porter
  • Open All Year
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given) - Spanish, Thai, Polish & Gambian
  • Wedding Venue
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Film or TV location - Featured in Far from the Madding Crowd
  • In town/city centre
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - The Bear dates back to the 1500's and was once the home of Thomas Lawrence, portrait painter.

Languages spoken

  • Polish spoken
  • Spanish spoken
  • Thai spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Free View TV
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Modem point in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Special provisions for cyclists - We have garage space to store bikes

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located in the centre of Devizes in the Market Place, follow signs for the town centre

Public Transport Directions

Various bus routes from other towns including bath and Salisbury.
Nearest train station: Chippenham & Swindon


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Very Good
  • Average
  • Poor
  • Terrible

Recent Reviews:

  • 2014couple
    Wiltshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Local couple
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th March 2019
    Very disappointed tonight when we went for a bar meal. You used to be able to have a tab behind the bar for drinks and your meal , you would leave your payment card behind the bar and you were given... Read full review
  • lavabread
    Swansea, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Quite acceptable for a night away
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th March 2019
    Returning to our home town we decided to stay in the Bear. Despite the negative reviews on Trip Advisor we found a warm and attentive welcome with a fast check in, a spacious clean room at the front... Read full review
  • davidjhmorris
    Fareham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful Bistro Experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th March 2019
    12 friends booked a meal at the Bear Bistro. We were allocated our own room, which meant we could talk to each other easily. We had varied dietary requirements and kitchen dealt with them quietly and... Read full review


  • 3 AA Stars Hotel
3 AA Stars Hotel


  • AA AwardsAA - 2 Rosettes AA - 2 Rosettes 2013

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