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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
2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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.

Special Offers

  • Summer Dinner Bed & Breakfast Deal

    Stay at the Old Bell Hotel to enjoy a great value Summer family dinner bed and breakfast deal:
    Book now on our bed and breakfast or dinner bed and breakfast rates and up to 2 kids stay free (up to the age of 12 yrs)
    Use of a z-bed/sofa bed included per child
    Tickets to Westonbirt OR Bowood for the whole family
    3-Course kids meal included per child (from children’s menu only) if dinner, bed and breakfast package is booked

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  • Stress Free Sundays

    2-course Sunday lunch
    Late check-out (12 o’clock)
    Tickets to Westonbirt Arboretum OR Bowood
    From £159 in a Character Room

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  • Malmesbury Mini Break

    Sample the best Malmesbury has to offer with our two night mini break. Inclusive of Cream tea with a glass of prosecco, a 3 course evening meal on one evening and two tickets for entry to the local, nationally acclaimed arboretum at Westonbirt. In addition you will be staying in one of our luxurious bedrooms in the main house with a full english breakfast each morning.

    Prices start from £170 per room per night based on two adults sharing a double or twin room.

    View MoreSummer Breaks

  • Gin Flight

    If you haven’t yet tried gins such as Garden Tiger, Monkey 47 or others from our extensive gin collection, this could be the perfect time. Our one night Gin Flight mid-week break includes four gins and four tonics of your choice and a one course evening meal for two. In addition you will be staying in one of our luxurious bedrooms in the main house with a full english breakfast the following morning.

    Weekday Breaks
    Prices start from £159 per room based on two adults sharing a double or twin room, available Sunday through to Thursday.

    View MoreSummer Breaks

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
      327
    • Very Good
      196
    • Average
      99
    • Poor
      41
    • Terrible
      32

    Recent Reviews:

    • WILSONHRS
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Business trip
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 19th October 2018
      great Service from Christophe and his team, couldnt have been more helpful. Food was excellent - really apprieciated by both my UK and overseas visitors. excellent support when we needed... Read full review
    • johnjogreen
      Luton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A perfect stay.
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 17th October 2018
      What a lovely hotel, the staff were so friendly & helpful. The selection of food in the restaurant was excellent and as was the meal and nothing was any trouble. Thank you.I have nothing further to... Read full review
    • caroworcester
      Worcestershire, United Kingdom
      A little bit disappointing.
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 15th October 2018
      We brought my elderly mother here as a birthday treat. There was some confusion about whether we could order just one course which was slightly embarrassing but quickly resolved by the manager. The... Read full review

    Gradings

    • 4 AA Stars Hotel
    4 AA Stars Hotel

    Awards

    • AA AwardsAA - 2 Rosettes AA - 2 Rosettes 2013

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