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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at The Bull for 2 weeks while in England for work. The rooms were pretty eclectic. Fine if you're on vacation but not very useful if you need to get work done in the evenings. Electric outlets are limited in number and not conveniently located. Tip: Use the adaptor they provide or you'll continually trip the breakers! This could... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Greatly over priced food and drink, also hey hate children and don't think twice about asking you leave if your children dare raise their voices. The woman that runs his place was appalling, rude and stuck up. The man (husband?) obviously doesn't wear the trousers and was totally useless. Would never set food here again and would recommend no one... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great evening at the murder mystery on Friday. All of the staff were helpful, the food was excellent. The hotel has so much character Would thoroughly recommend the Murder Mystery as a great fun evening Nothing was too much trouble and we will return soon

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Thank petercl0wes
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went for a lovely roast, the food was delicious. We weren't aware but the roast was a minimum of £20, whether you have the dessert or not. We ordered a lot of additional sides and out of 6, only 2 had a dessert which we had to pay extra for, because it wasn't part of the deal. We... More 

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london
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here again this weekend - we keep returning because this is such a great place! This time some friends of ours also stayed. The food is always delicious - freshly prepared, local produce, great menu items. The service is perfect with friendly, helpful staff. Rooms are comfortable, clean and funky! The village of Barton Mills is small and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pub & resturant food was great. It is an old property that has update features, such as the bathroom, the room itself was quite cozy. Stairs were a bit steep and daunting. My schedule did not align with the breakfast schedule so did not have breakfast at the property. It was close to where I needed to be.

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Thank Bruce V
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely Sunday lunch at the Bull. It was busy and we were a bit tucked away in the corner. The service seemed a bit confused as we got a different waitress every course and with drinks which was a little slow. The chocolate targine was superb and the starter was also very good. the main meal was... More 

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Thank Baggiemc
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Bull Inn has a lot of character. The Bull Inn is definitely not a Hilton, but who wants that. This is my second visit in two years and have been more than satisfied. Many rooms have specific themes. This visit I stayed in the "Gold" room. My previous visit was the Zebra room. Each room was full of specific... More 

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Thank Jeff S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely hotel this really is.... great setting, professional and friendly staff, and a fantastic restaurant! It's the whole package. We stayed in one of their themed rooms..the flying cow... nice and cosy, with a strange but somehow funny, flying cow painted on the wall in the bathroom. All the mod cons you'd come to expect from any hotel.... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Staff, the Pub, the Rooms and above all the Food was outstanding! I will stay there every time I visit the Mildenhall area. Perfect for business travel or a get away from the hustle and Bustle of the City.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bull Inn is not a B&B, it’s not hotel, but it is an award-winning boutique and quirky modern day coaching Inn, located near Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket in the picturesque county of Suffolk. The Inn and its dedicated owners simply radiate character, style and an eccentric passion, which is simply infectious to all those who visit. Think funky and fresh within an amazing 500 year old coaching inn. The owners have created 15 individually designed boutique bedrooms, a 1 AA Rosette Restaurant, cosy pub with great wines, real ales and an open log fire for those cold winter evenings. There is also a fantastic courtyard to while away many a summer's day with family and friends. Improvement and refurbishment never ends at The Bull, with the passionate owners always seeking and trying new, exciting and sometimes crazy ideas! The Bull has a whole wall of accolades to boast including "Best Small Hotel in Suffolk," "Best Freehouse in East Anglia" and "Best Sunday Lunch" to mention a few and the whole business simply oozes character and a unique charm created by the hands-on owners. The team work hard to host events throughout the year, from live music nights, murder mystery dinners, charity evenings, themed Christmas parties and lunches with Santa. This unique destination inn is located in the picturesque village of Barton Mills, just 2 miles from Mildenhall. Barton Mills is just on the edge of Thetford Forest with the towns of Bury St Edmunds, Ely, Cambridge and Newmarket all within a short drive. ... more   less 

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Address: The Street, Barton Mills, Mildenhall IP28 6AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Mildenhall > Barton Mills
Price Range: €103 - €144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bull Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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