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    Verve Hotel

    27 Shakespeare Road, Bedford MK40 2DX, England
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Three adults sharing a room, stayed for two nights while visiting my son who goes to university there. Lovely building from the outside, receptionist very welcoming, room adequate but small, lots of traffic noise even with the window closed and the shutters locked. Only one...More

    Thank Michele F
    Response from Faz K, Front Office at Verve HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Michaele F, Thank you for taking time to write review,all our guests reviews and left notes help us improve our service. We will have conversation with our breakfast team and will try to improve our service so guests will feel more welcome and comfortable....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Firstly the positives, a nice welcome from the receptionist and the hotel was very clean. The negatives: The room that two of us shared was extremely hot; the tiny window only opened a few centimetres, the bathroom window catch was broken off and couldn't be...More

    Thank MrsC55
    Response from Faz K, Front Office Manager at Verve HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear that your stay didn't meet the expectations and there was an annoying inconvenience within your stay, we hope that if you stay sometime not too distant in the...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    Decided to book this hotel as near the station, 10 min walk. Glad I did as nice hotel at a reasonable rate with nice touches like bottled water in the room. Single room on the smallish site but perfectly adequate. Very nice staff and didn’t...More

    Thank Mark H
    Response from Faz K, Front Office at Verve HotelResponded 5 October 2017

    Dear Mark H, Thank you sharing your recent experience at Verve Hotel, we truly appreciate the time you spared to do so. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel and our services very much to your liking. I...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    OK, so value for money, clean functional rooms .... but .... restaurant closed this evening (no explanation why) so had to go into Bedford for a meal .... TV reception in room poor to non-existent .... WiFi didn’t work .... room very small with wash-basin...More

    Thank Alex H
    Response from Faz K, Front Office at Verve HotelResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Alex H, Thank you for taking the time to write review of your recent stay with us. Thank you for your compliments about reception staff. As you stayed in Single room which by nature is small you have to expect some modification compare with...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    The best we can say is that it was very clean, and the receptionist was lovely. The parking is diabolical - you either block someone else in, or get blocked in yourself. The first thing the receptionist did was ask if we'd managed to park,...More

    1  Thank lyndao101
    Response from Faz K, Front Office at Verve HotelResponded 26 September 2017

    Dear Lyndao101, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Verve Hotel. I am deeply disappointed to read your feedback, and apologise that we have failed to exceed your expectation in a number of instances, from parking facilities to...More

    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$71 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Bedford
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
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    • Bedford
    • Also Known As
    • Shakespeare Hotel Bedford
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    11 May 2017|
    Response from Milena H | Property representative |
    Dear Batfink123, Thank you for getting in touch with us! I can confirm that our Jax Bar & Restaurant & newly opened Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant & Bar are open to public and you can come in for food & drinks anytime. We... More
    Jo V
    27 August 2016|
    Response from Milena H | Property representative |
    Dear Jo V, Our double room is normally £102.50 including parking & Wi-Fi. Price varies depending on availability & high demand. If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact me again. Kind regards... More
    Room Tips
    "Rooms 1-3 are attic rooms ours number 3 was too hot a lower floor might be better"
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    "If you want a room with a double bed, book a suite. Even rooms described as 'Double' have 2 single..."
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    "lower floor rooms cooler"
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    "No lift, in this hotel but I think they have ground floor rooms."
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