The Bear Hotel - Hungerford

41 Charnham Street, Hungerford, United Kingdom, RG17 ORL  show map
 3 stars
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The Bear Hotel - Hungerford

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Horseback riding

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The Bear Hotel is placed in a market area of Hungerford in the vicinity of West Berkshire Community Hospital, Lydiard Park and Campion Hall. The hotel opened its doors in 1300 and was remodeled in 2012.

The contemporary property is ideally placed close to a train station. Bedford is 108 km away from the hotel and a 80-minute drive takes guests there.

The Bear Hotel can be reached in 15 minutes by car from NAF airport.

Rooms

The Bear Hotel is a property in Hungerford that comes with 39 rooms and provides IDD telephone, a private balcony, free Wi-Fi, a minibar and multi-channel TV. They feature family bathrooms with towels and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests will taste fine cuisine in the luxurious on-site restaurant. The award-winning bar serves a selection of coffee and tea.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of EUR 9.95 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of EUR 12.95 per person per night. 

Services

Business guests will appreciate a copier and a meeting room available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   41.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-In

  • from 14:00-22:00 

Check-Out

  • until 07:00-11:00 

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

41 Charnham Street, Hungerford, United Kingdom, RG17 ORL

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City Center
  • Hungerford
    1700 ft
Airports
  • NAF (GXH)
    8.1 mi
  • RAF Station (ABB)
    20.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    2.0 mi
Restaurants
  • The Bear Hotel (cuisine: British)
    100 ft
  • La Primavera (cuisine: Italian)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 14:00-22:00 
  • Check-Out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    41

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHungerfordThe Bear Hotel

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Rooms and availability

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Bear Hotel - Hungerford Hungerford location
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    Hotel Address:

    41 Charnham Street, Hungerford, United Kingdom, RG17 ORL

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Hungerford
      1700 ft
    Airports
    • NAF (GXH)
      8.1 mi
    • RAF Station (ABB)
      20.6 mi
    • Bus stop
      2.0 mi
    Restaurants
    • The Bear Hotel (cuisine: British)
      100 ft
    • La Primavera (cuisine: Italian)
      300 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 14:00-22:00 
    • Check-Out:
      until 07:00-11:00 
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      41

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHungerfordThe Bear Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1400 ft

    Places of interest

    • Hungerford Club - 1400 ft

    Local attractions

    • The Merchant's House Marlborough - 9.4 mi
      132 High Street, Marlborough

      Restaurants nearby

      • The Bear Hotel - 100 ft

        Address: 41 Charnham Street
        Phone: +44 1488 682512

        57% likes this, based on 47 reviews
        Cuisine: British

      • John O'Gaunt - 400 ft

        Address: 21 Bridge Street

        74% likes this, based on 70 reviews
        Cuisine: English

      • Casanova - 1300 ft

        Address: 117 High Street
        Phone: 01488 682721

        71% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian, British

      • La Primavera - 300 ft

        Address: 16 Charnham Street
        Phone: 014 8868 2588

        64% likes this, based on 86 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 16 - USD 32

      • Tutti Pole - 800 ft

        Address: 3 High Street
        Phone: 01488682515

        50% likes this, based on 73 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 14:00-22:00 
      • Check-Out:
        until 07:00-11:00 
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        41

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHungerfordThe Bear Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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      The Bear Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Bear Hotel

      Average guest rating

      7.4out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 51 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Couple
        10.0

        lovely lovely hotel with good staff, good facilities and very good rooms

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        The menu is far too elaborate and evening meals are on the expensive side - £14.95 for fish and chips!

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Clean and warm room and en-suite as described; quality bed linen. Straighforward staff, help when we asked and there when needed, otherwise did not bother us. Stayed there once before years ago and decided to re-visit. Would now do so again.

        We liked it. The weather was awful torrential rain - but was made worse by blocked/overflowing gutters and drains, and big puddles in uneven surfaces.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Having lived in Hungerford all my life, its not until now that I have had the necessity to stay at the Bear - I now live in Devon. Having had a family wedding, a golden wedding celebration and two wakes there, I was excited to have the opportunity, and was very pleased with our stay there while visiting family. Very comfortable room, great breakfast and a very good price. I would definitely stay there again and its dog friendly - tho we didnt take our dogs this time.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        Did not explore the area as It was just an over night stay visiting friends and we found the room very nice. Had one drink in the bar and the staff were very accomodating.

      • Single
        10.0

        The whole hotel was excellent value for money, whilst being 5 star

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        i) Slow response of Breakfast staff when told that some food needed replenishing. I had to wait 15 mins for sausages & beans after staff had been told 3 times. Ii) Had to wait 1 hour for a taxi and Reception staff appeared unable to understand my frustration at their inactivity.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        The peace and quiet of the room in Bear Island and the lovely view from the window.

        Not keen on the menu for dinner so eat out at a different hotel in Hungerford.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        River Dun right outside the window - like right up against the wall! History - William of Orange was there, James I made it his headquarters during 2nd Battle of Newbury, King Henry VIII owned it, etc, etc. Room was comfortable, service excellent.

        Bed was king-size made up of 2 beds pushed together, which means slight ridge in centre - wasn;t too bad though. No fridge in room, but it was only a standard room.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        The food and service was excellent as was the room. Definitely stay again.

        The receptionist appeared miserable and unhelpful on arrival giving us the wrong impression of the hotel.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        the room was excellent and the staff were friendly and attentive. Food was good and especially the breakfasts

        Slightly expensive. Expected the food to be better than it was.

      • Older travelers
        5.0

        The Room.Comfortable,clean and quiet.Excellent bathroom,spacious,good shower and plenty of hot water.But,thats it!

        Receptionist and barman,serious attitude problems.Hotel would have been better advised to close over the christmas period.Christmas day eve,lights out,log fire out.Awful.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Reception staff were poor and if one was allocated a room on the road side of the hotel, traffic started from 6.30

      • Single
        9.2

        I was made very welcome by the staff. I found the hotel to be up-to-date without losing that essential 'Englishness' of an old building, wherein lies its charm.

        One had to get used to being housed in the old coaching stables which meant having to go outside in order to get to the main hotel facilities like the bar and dining room etc.

      • Single
        9.2

        My room was very comfortable and overlooked a babbling brook which was really lovely I would love to go back in the summer

        The complimentary drinks were basic a hot chocolate drink and a variety of teas as well as a biscuit would have been very welcome

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Bear Hotel - Hungerford Hungerford location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      41 Charnham Street, Hungerford, United Kingdom, RG17 ORL

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Hungerford
        1700 ft
      Airports
      • NAF (GXH)
        8.1 mi
      • RAF Station (ABB)
        20.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        2.0 mi
      Restaurants
      • The Bear Hotel (cuisine: British)
        100 ft
      • La Primavera (cuisine: Italian)
        300 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 14:00-22:00 
      • Check-Out:
        until 07:00-11:00 
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        41

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHungerfordThe Bear Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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