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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stayed at the grafton for 2 nights, it is noisy and drab payed £130 well overpriced for the accommodation you get, outside at night it's like a ghetto, lots of intimidating people roaming around. All in all found the whole stay depressing ,the room was less than basic, the sink tap was broken ( turning around and around ) hanging...

1Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

The sink in the room was dirty, and the room itself stank of smoke. I am a non smoker and had no prior warning this was a smoking room (as is law!!). The bathroom was shabby and the pub itself was intimidating. All of these things may have been somewhat excusable if it wasn't for the price we paid for...

4Thank Katy105
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Having arrived after 11pm my husband and 2 children were given a very warm welcome. We were made to feel at home from the off. The room was spacious, comfortable and vibrant. The hotel itself is a hubble of activity and the locals were most friendly. At no time did I feel that my family were in the way and...

1Thank sdeighan
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Recently stayed in The Grafton whilst in Bedford on business. It's basically a community pub with letting rooms above. On the plus sides the room and bedding were very clean, as were the shared bathrooms (no en-suite available). Staff were very friendly and the pub downstairs didn't seem rowdy. It is located well for the train station and only a...

2Thank Aquaplsh
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Needed a place to stay at Bedford for an evening as had an early morning sports competition the next day. Room is fairly basic and reasonably clean. There was a dirty ash tray and a bizarre stack of pennies by the TV. Shared showers and toilets. By the main road so noisy with the traffic outside. Good value for money...

Thank nnoriel001
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

Having heard of the graftons friendly reputation, we decided to stay here to expore the historic market town of bedford and visit family.... Not only did this friendly service far exceed our expectations but the room has recently been refurbished and the price was a steal for what we got. We staying in room 18 which was large double bed...

5Thank Pauric C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2013 via mobile

What a friendly place with great beer good staff and rooms clean will go back soon close to town center and shops I meet a few of the locals who are also very friendly .its nice to have a drink in a old style pub and have a chat with the staff and locals

Thank wiggyx1234
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Had booked into a different hotel in the town but on arrival I was told they were overbooked and they offered no solution except to say the whole town was booked out. This was 2100, dark and me on my bicycle. In an effort to get rid of me they suggested the Grafton. When I arrived there, the landlady, Cathy...

2Thank Colmsom
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Reviewed 30 April 2013

The Grafton is pretty basic; functional room with sink, shared bath.The room was clean and offered in-room tea/coffee service. There is a pub/restaurant attached, which seems to be a place for regulars. They don't provide toiletries--soap, shampoo, but shops are nearby. The outside noise level is intermittently high throughout the evening & into early morning, but no worse than some...

Thank Les2010
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2012

What a wonderful place! Like home from home. Friendly owners that cannot do enough for you. Excellent location, 2 minute walk from the train station. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable. You couldn't get better value for money!

1Thank BreifneSharon

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Additional Information about The Grafton

Address: 141-143 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range: €70 - €77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Grafton 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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