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Swindon, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Lunch time parking was difficult, (parking is at rear of hotel as well as the front), reason being there were two well attended social gatherings being held at the Bull. This is obviously a well patronised hotel as well as being a comfortable and rather beautiful, historic establishment. At reception there was a difficulty finding our booking on the computer,... More 

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Thank 151Mike151
cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you found your room comfortable, as did your friends. I apologise that you didn't enjoy your evening meal, I will speak to the chef with regards to this, and will ensure your review is shared with our team who will be delighted that you found them friendly and helpful. Gary and... More 

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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

A hotel full of character with friendly welcoming staff. While we were there, there was a wedding which the hotel accommodated without inconveniencing other guests. The slightly cold snap revealed a weakness with the boiler so the radiators were cold and the hot water ran out for the showers. Staff were on hand to offer fan heaters for the rooms.... More 

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Thank Ted from Orp
cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, I apologise for the boiler issue but am glad the team dealt with it well and you were not left cold. We hope to see you again soon. Gary and the team at The Bull More 

Swaffham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This hotel and it's staff are a credit to Greene King the owners, from the moment you arrive the place is buzzing with guests and locals enjoying the hospitality cosy bars and comfortable rooms with great value for money food make this hotel a must visit destination The only dowsnide is that being a 14 century property it does need... More 

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and lovely comments! I will share your review with the team who will be thrilled that they made your stay great, we do hope you will visit again soon. Gary and the team at The Bull More 

Spalding
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Staff very helpful and friendly, room very good, food excellent.Location was good with lots to visit in the area. Only downside was the limited amount of parking spaces both at front and rear of hotel.

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased to hear that you had a comfortable stay with us, your review will be shared with the team and we hope to see you again soon. Gary and the team at The Bull More 

London
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

A slightly off beat welcome, a room with a leak, Lino peeling up in bathroom and light bulbs not working. It would not be hard to fix the simple things but seem to too much trouble for the hotel. Not rescued by its food or drinks. If buying wine, go for the bottles with high turnover, the less often bought... More 

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you didn't enjoy your experience with us, all of your comments have been taken on board and the issues mentioned will be shared with the team. Regards Gary More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The beds are sooo comfy. The staff really friendly. Breakfast lovely.i am a regular user and would have moved hotel if i wasnt happy the food is great and the atmosphere relaxing. If you want to sit quietly and read over a drink or relax with friends its here. You should see the real fires in winter lovely.. the rooms... More 

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoy your stays with us, and keep returning! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Gary and the team at The Bull More 

Holland-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Beautiful Hotel with friendly staff, great food and amazing rooms. Sadly we only stayed for one night but it was great value all round and we will be back... Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay.

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you though we were 'awesome'! Next time you will have to stay for longer! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Gary and the team at The Bull More 

Shepperton
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

A really charming hotel built originally in 1450. Everyone so friendly and helpful. Food and bar excellent. Located in an area that must have been very wealthy so many beautiful churches and country houses to visit. Will definitely go back.

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Thank Sophie531
cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at The Bull and got to see some of beautiful sights on offer in Long Melford, we do hope that you will visit again soon. Gary and the team at The Bull More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2015

First class hotel was very welcoming, hotel had lots of character and felt at home. Breakfasts and food were excellent - cannot fault it would recommend. The area is very picturesque with plenty to do , especially if you like antiques .

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Thank monkeyjoe2015
cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

We were really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and do hope to see you again on your next trip to Long Melford. Regards Gary & the Team at the Bull. More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Firstly - thank you to Bull hotel manager Gary and your staff!! Rihanna, a very big thank you for your personal attention to my bride! My new wife and I chose The Bull Hotel as our wedding venue as it is an fantastic historic tudor beam building with warm character and Gary was so professional in coordinating our fantastic day!... More 

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cathy p, Guest Relations Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Hi Mark and Belinda. Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was great to play a part in your special day and I'm delighted that all your guests had a wonderful time with us. I will make sure that the team see your comments, in particular Rhianna. All our very best wishes for your future together, regards Gary. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Bull Hotel Restaurant
Bull Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Bull

Address: Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Long Melford
Price Range: $106 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bull 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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