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Pilgrims Progress JD Wetherspoon Hotel

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Room & Suite (50)
Dining (9)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
42 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1QB England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
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All reviews the pub multi storey bottled water drink downstairs ironing board iron walk in shower eggs royale spare pillows big flat screen tv large towels one way system john bunyan central position appointed rooms lovely river great place to stay visiting bedford
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you find yourself visiting Bedford Town center, I do recommend Pilgrims Progess. It is a Wetherspoons pub. But like so many, if you choose the meal of the day, it is cheap and substantive. You can see the food being cooked. The staff are...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank tonyq796
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for a date night here for something to eat and drink before going to the Cinema with my wonderful wife. Went to the bar to order drinks and food. Was served by a very friendly person behind the bar. We ordered some bread for...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank jumpracing
Reviewed 1 week ago

I regularly meet friends for a drink and for some repartee and we usually meet hear. The repartee is good but the service could be improved. There appears to be a degree of casual approach to customers and care needs to be taken to clear...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank BowlsCaptain
Response from Mark J, Manager at Pilgrims Progress JD Wetherspoon HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the review of our pub. We are sorry that it has not gone the way you would have liked it to. We do try our best to clear the tables as quickly as we can but at peak times this can be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited pilgrims progress with my husband and 2 young children for an afternoon meal, the speed of service was excellent, the environment was comfortable and warm, the food was great value for money and the staff were polite friendly and helpful, particularly our server...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Mark J, Manager at Pilgrims Progress JD Wetherspoon HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review of our restaurant, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good hotel room with very spacious modern bathroom with all basics included ie hairdryer etc. Although we booked a double room I would of expected two large towels however only received towels for one. Only improvements would be to include mini fridge. Good service

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Gemma G
Response from Mark J, Manager at Pilgrims Progress JD Wetherspoon HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are looking into this request. We hope to welcome you again.

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Description
In the heart of Bedford, this hotel has been furnished and decorated to an extremely high standard, in keeping with the character of the building and highlighting Bedford's rich history. It's been More transformed into a vibrant, friendly pub, with a great atmosphere and is a beautiful place to stay. There are 31 hotel rooms, beautifully decorated, comprising family rooms, twin and double rooms, as well as those designed specifically for customers with disabilities. There are also 2 executive family suites which sleep 4 (2 adults and 2 children). 4 Family suites (2 adults and 2 children). All rooms have en suite, plasma TV, tea- and coffee-making facilities and hairdryer. The pub has a large customer area, including a mezzanine floor with a large outdoor seating area for alfresco dining, and an extensive range of food and drink. Unlimited free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel and pub area also. Set in the heart of Bedfordshire, Bedford is an historic county town, on the banks of river Great Ouse and near to London, Milton Keynes, Oxford and Cambridge. With undercover shopping malls, a local market weekly, winding back streets, stunning river walks, plenty of local eateries and bars, the Corn Exchange and museums, Bedford offers plenty for all visitors. Other nearby local attractions include Whipsnade, Woburn Abbey and Safari Park, Santa Pod race track, Silverstone and MK Bowl - and all of this within a 32-minute commute to central London. Luton airport can be reached on a direct train in 14 minutes. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$44 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pilgrims Progress JD Wetherspoon Hotel Bedford, Bedfordshire
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$44 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pilgrims Progress JD Wetherspoon Hotel Bedford, Bedfordshire
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
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Traveller (63)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Hilary C
29 April 2018|
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Response from Mark J | Property representative |
Hi, The best place to park is the multi storey car park which is opposite the front of Pilgrims Progress pub. It is called River Street Car Park and the postcode is MK40 1PX. We look forward to you saying with us.
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jansterKettering
5 January 2018|
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Response from Mark J | Property representative |
Hi, our checkout time is 11am,i hope this helps with your enquiry.
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Annabel S
12 February 2017|
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Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Sunday arrived at around 1pm and room was ready - if they were not full the night before they will check you in early just ring and check
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room with a window, some dont have one"
R1229NGlynns
28 Apr 2018
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"All rooms are good"
coppers321
6 Apr 2018
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"Some reviews mention noisy rooms, but mine (room 214) was fine. Maybe go for rooms on 2nd floor?"
MalcolmSharp50
16 Mar 2018
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"We only stayed for a meal"
valannrob
14 Feb 2018
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