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Shipston Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY England
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The Bell offers eight bedrooms, including one suite, set in the stunning village of Alderminster. There’s plenty to do in the area with scenic walks in the nearby villages of Ilmington, Alderminster, and Preston on Stour or you can visit the many attractions that Stratford-upon-Avon has to offer just a short drive away. The Bell offers a private dining room, with its own balcony looking over the stoned terrace and lawn beyond, that seats up to fourteen.
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Free parking
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finchsarah1988 wrote a review 3 May
Cardiff, United Kingdom9 contributions2 helpful votes
My partner and I stumbled across this gem whilst driving around looking for a place to stop for lunch to celebrate his birthday, we were not disappointed. The carpark being full and a 30 minute wait shows it's popularity. It was worth the wait! We had drinks, main courses and shared a dessert. I cannot fault it, the food was gorgeous and reasonably priced. The staff were lovely too, they all had fantastic rapport with every customer. I was very impressed by the immaculately cleaned toilets and the l'Occitane products available for use. We're looking to book in for an over night stay later in the year as so impressed by the ambience. Thank you for making my partners 30th birthday celebration so great.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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gingaprince wrote a review 1 May
Worcester, United Kingdom28 contributions21 helpful votes
We have just returned from a couples night out. The food and accommodation were exclusive. We had a superior room which had it's own balcony, and enjoyed the sunshine yesterday afternoon. The food last night and this morning was tasty, faultless and plentiful. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The pub/hotel is very dog friendly, it is a shame that our dogs are probably not very pub friendly! It was a wonderful experience and will be returning
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Vege critique wrote a review Feb 2022
Holmfirth, United Kingdom12 contributions33 helpful votes
We stayed at The Bell in 2018 and fell in love with it, the hotel was immaculate and quirky, the pub cosy and the restaurant area felt like a fine dining restaurant. So after my husband and I got married we decided to book The Bell for 2 nights straight after our wedding for our mini moon. I had emailed the hotel in advance to let them know we were coming to celebrate our mini moon so the check in name could be changed. We arrived, checked in and quickly realised this was not The Bell we once knew and loved. We arrived at our room (Three) to find the door looking battered with paint peeling off. Inside the room the window sill was black rotten and the latch had fallen off due to the rot. There was patches of paint missing in the bathrooms. There is an ikea looking clothes stand to hang your clothes - no wardrobes. Given that I had told The Bell we had selected their hotel to celebrate our mini moon I had expected there to be a note in the room saying Congratulations at the very minimum. I am aware The Bell has been taken over and ‘renovated’ but the rooms have only had a lick of paint and walls knocked down in the pub which makes it feel nothing more than a Harvester. The restaurant menu has 16 mains, one vegetarian and one vegan. As a vegetarian I had 2 options for a 2 night stay and they were boring options at that, however, night one I opted for the pumpkin tortellini. I have never tasted anything so disgusting in my life. It looked lifeless, tasted of the worst pumpkin soup and the tortellini was like thick glue. Sent it back and was offered the other vege option on the menu but refused as based on that meal alone I will never eat at The Bell again. When I complained I was asked if we had prepaid through Booking.com - this to me speaks volumes. Cancelled our table reservation for the second evening and ate elsewhere early evening and then just had cheese and biscuits in the bar at The Bell later on. To compensate for all of this our room rate was reduced which was appreciated but doesn’t compensate for our mini moon being ruined by this run down hotel. Never again.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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AlanSchofield wrote a review Nov 2021
UK188 contributions137 helpful votes
We spent a night here to visit Stratford since with a car it was a good location. Plenty of parking and ten minutes to the town where parking for a few hours is reasonable. Our room was large and beautifully furnished with a comfy bed, luxurious towels and super L’ Ocitane toiletries. Breakfast was excellent and our evening meal delicious with lots of choices. Nice friendly staff and a very relaxing stay.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled
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philtreagus wrote a review Oct 2021
Portchester, United Kingdom11 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a lovely stay at this hotel, enjoying the beautiful room and having a lovely breakfast each morning. If we were ever returning to this area, we’d definitely stay here again. Staff were also very friendly and welcoming.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Malcolm D wrote a review Sep 2021
Crick, United Kingdom368 contributions104 helpful votes
Excellent location near to Stratford upon Avon. The Restaurant has an excellent spacious car park. Recently modernised / refurbished the Bell cooks delicious food from a good menu. Wine list and beer selection is comprehensive. The staff are attentive and efficient. My wife opted for the Chicken Pie and I had Haunch of Venison. Both meals cooked to perfection. On warm days you can eat and drink on the terrace. Highly recommended
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Dormy wrote a review Aug 2021
Oakham, United Kingdom45 contributions57 helpful votes
All our bedrooms were beautiful, spotlessly clean with super comfy beds and beautiful bed linen. We picked this pub because the menu had such a good gluten free menu for our coeliac granddaughter. The evening meal was excellent and met all our expectations with superbly attentive and professional staff. The breakfast menu was also excellent apart from the coeliac aspect with no gluten free cereal . This did not cause upset as we are always prepared with cereal with us but was a little disappointing . Staff at the Bell should be commended for their friendly professional service . Thank you
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Scrufy wrote a review May 2021
29 contributions7 helpful votes
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Amazing place to stay, eat and drink. Izzy is perfect. The breakfast and evening meals were 5 star quality. I thoroughly recommend staying here if visiting Stratford upon Avon or Caffeine and Machine events.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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barbofa wrote a review Mar 2020
Aberdeen, United Kingdom25 contributions19 helpful votes
Lovely place to stay and eat the best breakfast I have had in a long time. The location is ideal and the rooms are beautiful and very clean. From arrival I was very impressed with izzy her customer service was excellent and she went the extra mile. All of the staff were great Rachel and her team are very focused on making sure everything is perfect. I will return again as I hope this newly refurbished hotel goes from strength to strength was amazing. Thank you for making my stay so lovely
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
US$122 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandWarwickshireStratford-upon-AvonAlderminster
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bell
Which popular attractions are close to The Bell?
Nearby attractions include Escape Live Stratford-upon-Avon (6.9 km), The Attic Theatre (6.5 km), and Stratford Minigolf (6.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Bell?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Bell?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Bell?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Bell?
Conveniently located restaurants include Plantarium Cafe, Loxley's Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Lambs Restaurant.
Is The Bell located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Alderminster.
Are there any historical sites close to The Bell?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Tudor World (6.6 km), Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens (7.2 km), and Holy Trinity Church (6.4 km).