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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  • Average
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Recent Reviews:

  • Toqiz
    Abergavenny, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Christmas Booking
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 26th December 2018
    It’s a game of two halves. The hotel is a Georgian coaching inn in the market place so the location is beautiful and ideal. The hotel common areas are warm and inviting, the staff are young and... Read full review
  • David H
    Trip Type:
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 19th January 2019
    As regular visitors over the years we were dismayed (and cold) when we discovered the marvellous fire in the centre of the ground floor has been taken out of service. It completely changes the feel... Read full review
  • Norman W
    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    What happened to maintenance
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
    A weekend away at the Bear was a success, the welcome was very friendly and we found all staff to be good. But our room, No22, although a good size, neat and tidy was COLD - it is January, the room... Read full review


  • 3 AA Stars Hotel
3 AA Stars Hotel


  • AA AwardsAA - 2 Rosettes AA - 2 Rosettes 2013

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