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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)
Also available as:
Character Room at single occupancy£119.00 per room (breakfast included)
Classic Room£180.00 per room (breakfast included)
Also available as:
Classic Room at single occupancy£139.00 per room (breakfast included)
Cosy Room£120.00 per room (breakfast included)
Also available as:
Cosy Room single occupancy£99.00 per room (breakfast included)
Master Double£250.00 per room (breakfast included)
Also available as:
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

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.

Accessibility

  • Facilities for the Disabled

Children & Infants

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

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

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

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.

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

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

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.

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken

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 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      280
    • Very Good
      184
    • Average
      94
    • Poor
      38
    • Terrible
      28

    Recent Reviews:

    • booneve3
      Taunton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Beautiful Historic Setting
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 16th June 2018
      Absolutely beautiful building, staff very friendly. The bed was very comfortable but the bedroom was extremely hot during the night, yet the lounge during the day was very cold. Probably due to... Read full review
    • ukasphaltjungle
      Rye, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      A great stay!
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th June 2018
      Visiting friends in Malmesbury, I spent two nights at the Old Bell. I had a comfortable single room with a spacious bathroom. The restaurant and bar have great style and the ambience is excellent... Read full review
    • William W
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Excellent food
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th June 2018
      The highlight of our brief visit was the excellent restaurant. The dining room has been very cleverly re-presented with varied furniture creating an informal atmosphere supporting a first class menu... 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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