The Bear Hotel - Hungerford

Charnham St, Hungerford, United Kingdom, RG17 ORLshow map
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Overview

The Bear Hotel is a 3-star property situated at about 8 km distance from Combe Gibbet. Housed in a royal-style building, the hotel was remodeled in 2012.

This hotel is located in the historic Hungerford, 10 minutes walk to the city center. It is also just a 20 minutes' drive from Welford Park.

NAF airport is a 20-minute drive from the property.

Rooms

These rooms feature coffee/tea making facilities and a kettle as well as a shower, toiletries and towels provided in bathrooms. Certain rooms have views of the islands. All 41 rooms are fitted with a mini bar, central heating and IDD phone.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning. The luxurious restaurant serves a variety of finest dishes. Guests may find the brasserie The Bear Hotel within 50 meters from the venue.

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

24-hour front desk assistance, housekeeping and newspaper service are offered for guests’ convenience.

Relax

The hotel also features free car parking and a designated smoking place.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   41.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Laundry
Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Sports activities

Horseback riding

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area

Room features

  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Direct dial telephone
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-22:00FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
6 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Location
  • Nearby
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  • City landmarks
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Getting around
Airports
NAF (GXH)8.1 mi
Gypsy (SWI)10.5 mi
Bus
Bus stop2.0 mi
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Reviews
7.6
FabulousBased on  105  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    This is a beautiful historical old coaching inn (once owned by Henery viii). The beds are comfortable, the food is very good and the ambience is excellent.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Nothing too much trouble. Rooms excellent and all in good locations (family event so we had a lot) location is great. Plenty of parking, very nice grounds with rivers all around. Outside view does not do it justice at all.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Very high standard of Suite Rooms; tastefully decorated; comfortable bed and excellent size bathroom & shower; good bar area.

    Experience somewhat let down by poor receptionist. Dour demeanour, said very little and generally not what a hotel wants to give as its first impression/contact with guest

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The hotel was perfect for me, an elderly lady travelling on her own, who had reason to meet up with friends and relations.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    friendly staff, recently refurbished and good location for hungerford (which has many antique shops) and surrounding countryside

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    the room and staff were excellent , the court yard is ideal for a relaxing dring and is thoughtfull to smokers and none smokers , free wifi ok if u can get signal in court yard rooms .

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The facilities & comfort of the room

    A bit of a warren finding my room

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Lovely rooms, though beware that the kitchen closes at 9.30pm as the staff will repeatedly tell you if you would like to get a (quite pricey) meal after a long journey. We therefore found 2 lovely pubs and a marvellous curry house in Hungerford, both very welcoming. Our room was in the stable block and incredibly high spec and comfortable.

    Just a shame there wasn't a warm ambience in the bar / restaurant which, though nice enough, is a little sterile.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The quality of the room facilities is excellent. The TV has several channels. The decor is smart and the bathroom is pristine.The Hotel information in the room is detailed and the booklets are useful.I will definitely stay here again.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I knew the hotel as it was and liked it, but I did also like the re-modernisation. Room 9 was a delight, spacious, comfortable, huge bed, lovely bathroom. Faced the main road, but awoke to a Saturday morning so not too bad for traffic. Position near the river very pleasant, also Hungerford is not far off motorway, handy. It is a very historic hotel, so read up before setting off, makes the stay more interesting. Got a bargain on price so that's the main reason I stayed here.

    Manager must not be wanting to sell his San Miguel. £4.00 a pint, I bought one without being made aware of price then took off to a pub! Breakfast at £15.00 so didn't bother, don't think many did. I thought everyone understood we are in an era of severe austerity.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Nice hotel,could not fault it in any way, if i need to stay in that part of the country again i would return to this hotel.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Relaxed and friendly staff Informal dining arrangements, ie bar menu could be served in restaurant, and vice versa.

    Room rate was very expensive, but this seems to apply throughout the uk?

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Basic amenities are missing. No 24 hour hot water. In the morning I am used to shower at 5am. There was no hot water. At 6 I called for help. Staff were prompt to arrive. But I had to wait again for the water to be heated. TV controls are very difficult. I had to call for help. Again help arrived after 15 mins. They showed but still I could not change the channels and get the full screen view. Thank God I left early.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Location, also friendly staff in the dinning room

    Woken very early in the morning, by people above us moving around as the above floorboards were sqeaking very badly.

  • 4.4
    Guest rating

    I thought it was not good value for money, very expensive for a hotel on a main road. Rooms very nice, but traffic noise not good. If you are wanting a reasonable priced hotel, then it is ok, but the food is very expensive. Wouldnt be my first choice in future.

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

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

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-22:00FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
6 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
NAF (GXH)8.1 mi
Gypsy (SWI)10.5 mi
Bus
Bus stop2.0 mi
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