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The Old Bell Hotel

4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel
Abbey Row
Malmesbury
Wiltshire
SN16 0BW

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01666 822344

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The Oldest Purpose Built Hotel in England

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
40
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Character Room£140.00 per room (breakfast included)
Character Room at single occupancy£119.00 per room (breakfast included)
Classic Room£180.00 per room (breakfast included)
Classic Room at single occupancy£139.00 per room (breakfast included)
Cosy Room£120.00 per room (breakfast included)
Cosy Room single occupancy£99.00 per room (breakfast included)
Master Double£250.00 per room (breakfast included)
Master Double at single occupancy£159.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single en suite£92.50 per room (breakfast included)
Twin en suitefrom £115.00 to £275.00 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 Christmas
Open New Year
2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for the Disabled

Catering

  • Additional meal details - Most with notice.
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Half board supplement (£) - £40 per person
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast - 07:30-09:30 (Sundays 08:00-10:00).
  • Serve evening meal - In the Loring's Brasserie or Edwardian restaurant 18:30 -21:00.
  • Serve lunch - In the Loring's Brasserie or Edwardian restaurant 12:15 -14:00.

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service
  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions - Up to 80 persons.
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) - Wired broadband in all rooms, wireless in public areas.
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Night porter
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Public telephone
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given) - French, German
  • Wedding Venue
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Country house
  • Haunted - Several images and incidents- unsurprising since the hotel is 800 years old and located next to The Abbey.
  • In countryside - Southern edge of the Cotswolds.
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Dates back to 1220, reputedly the oldest purpose built hotel in England.

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course - Bowood, Castle Combe, Chippenham.
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing - License holders can fish 5 minutes from hotel
  • Gym - 5 minutes walk

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

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

Room / Unit Features

  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Four poster beds available
  • Free View TV
  • Fridge
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • 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
  • Christmas/New Year Programme
  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Marketed to any other specialist market - Garden enthusiasts
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers - Well lighted parking with CCTV. Upgrade to room in main house (subject to availability). Locks and chains on all guest room doors.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M4, junction 17 M4 junction 17, follow signs to Cirencester and Malmesbury. Follow signs to town centre, turn left at top of High Street in front of Market Cross and drive round corner. Old Bell is then directly in front of you next to the Abbey. Parking at rear of hotel.

Public Transport Directions

Chippenham or Kemble railway station then taxi.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      354
    • Very Good
      213
    • Average
      105
    • Poor
      45
    • Terrible
      33

    Recent Reviews:

    • anthonybX6008NR
      Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Good food and accommodation next to the Abbey
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 1st February 2019
      The hotel, which claims to be the oldest in England, is well located in the centre of Malmesbury, right next to the Abbey. We had a lovely 'signature' room at the front of the main hotel, which was... Read full review
    • kccollins95
      Wirral, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Lovely Stay
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 3rd February 2019
      The hotel was lovely and the rooms were very clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. Our evening meal and breakfast were fantastic. I would highly recommend staying in this hotel and would... Read full review
    • Meander53870757141
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Wonderful stay
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 10th February 2019
      Lovely hotel, perfect location to town. Everything you want in a hotel and more! Lots of hot water, clean, comfortable bed, well stocked bar, fantastic breakfast and brilliant service! Would book... Read full review

    Gradings

    • 4 AA Stars Hotel
    4 AA Stars Hotel

    Awards

    • Visit EnglandCyclists Welcome Cyclists Welcome 2019
    • AA AwardsAA - 2 Rosettes AA - 2 Rosettes 2013

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