Bell - Thetford

King St, Thetford, United Kingdom, IP242AZ  show map
 3 stars
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Bell - Thetford

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Elevador

Elevator

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Meeting facilities

Catering service

Overview

The traditional Bell Hotel offers a non-smoking accommodation in the heart of Thetford. The hotel was opened in 1459 and remains an example of original architecture in Thetford ever since.

Due to an ideal location of Bell Hotel, guests have direct access to Oxburgh Hall, which is 23 km away. Bell Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Thetford.

Nearby points of interest include ancient houses, a museum and a gallery.

Guests can reach Bell Hotel by car from Norwich International airport in 55 minutes.

Rooms

At Bell Hotel, guests are offered rooms with heating, a private balcony, a writing desk, an iron with ironing board and a separate toilet. They come with coffee/tea makers and a kettle as well as bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and towels.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant serving British dishes on site. Guests can unwind in the Historical bar with a favourite drink. The bistro Taste of China is about 150 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Such business facilities as a meeting room, a catering service and a copier are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Female traveler room/floor

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Bell - Thetford Thetford location
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Hotel Address:

King St, Thetford, United Kingdom, IP242AZ

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City Center
  • Thetford
    1700 ft
Airports
  • Norwich International Airport (NWI)
    28.9 mi
  • 42.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Bell Hotel (cuisine: Eclectic)
    100 ft
  • Cheers restaurant thetford (cuisine: European)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    46

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Rooms and availability

Bell photos Room
Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
Room Description:

Rooms feature a TV and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer.

Ensuite Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
Bell photos Room
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Sofa bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Double size sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
Room Description:

Rooms feature a TV and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. This room has a single sofa bed.

Bell photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed or 1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

These rooms are more spacious than the standard rooms, with space for an area to sit and relax. They have larger beds, some of which are four-poster or sleigh beds. Late check out (12:00 noon) and express check out are available.

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Thetford Art Gallery400 ft
  • Go Ape4.5 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center1400 ft

Amusement

  • Thetford Snooker Centre400 ft

Museums

  • Charles Burrell Steam Museum700 ft

Parks

  • high lodge forest centre3.8 mi
  • Thetford Forest5.7 mi

Local attractions

  • Go Ape Thetford3.8 mi
    Nr Brandon Santon Downham
  • Brandon Country Park5.3 mi
    Bury Road
  • High Lodge Thetford Forest3.8 mi
    Off the B1107
  • Brandon Heritage Centre5.6 mi
    George Street

Near the hotel

  • Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life300 ft
    St. Nicholas House 21-23 White Hart Street
  • Dad\'s Army Museum1000 ft
    Guildhall Cage Lane Back of the Guildhall

Restaurants nearby

  • Bell Hotel100 ft

    Address: Bridge Street & King Street

    54% likes this, based on 66 reviews
    Cuisine: Eclectic

  • Tall Orders, Thetford300 ft

    Address: 22-24 King Street

    82% likes this, based on 12 reviews

  • New Saffron600 ft

    Address: ST Giles Lane
    Phone: 01842 762000

    83% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • Cheers restaurant thetford300 ft

    Address: Ip241aa
    Phone: 07821116372

    90% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: European

  • Taste of China400 ft

    Address: 17 Bridge Street
    Phone: 01842 753 569

    75% likes this, based on 40 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    46

Hotel Awards

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Bell Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Bell

Average guest rating

6.6out of 10
Good
Based on 109 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    8.8

    The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and although I had to cut short my stay I was made very welcome

    Not too happy about the renovations which were going on during my stay. I suppose that I was just unlucky to go at the wrong time. Also I was a bit unhappy about finding out that breakfast was not included in the price until the final screen of the Booked.net website when it was too late to cancel.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    Bar shut at 11pm , outdated rooms could do with modern look, bathroom straight out of dark ages but clean

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Very good value for money, excellent breakfast choice.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The situation of the bell was excellent and the staff very helpful. ideally situated to explore the town that featured in the Dads Army series.

    Toilet would not flush propertly, no soap in the bedroom, tilles coming away from wall in shower.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Very good breakfast but i am afraid the evening meal was very poorly managed. With only two staff covering we had to wait in excess of one and a half hours for our meal. Other customers went and got their own drink from the bar at the other end of nthe hotel due to no members of staff able to help.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The room and corridors etc are in need of re-decoration. The bathroom sink was partly blocked.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Loved the size of the room.

    Left the booking until the day before travelling as they have a no refund policy on Booked.net. I'm guessing that they'll lose a lot of custom by not having a refund policy in place.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The staff were polite and helpful. Very good value for money although I appreciate the price was less for a Sunday. Good location. Breakfast was excellent.

    Room we had was one of the older and smaller ones and was in bad need of repainting and updating

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Excellent feature room overlooking the river. Good value with helpful staff. Good breakfast.

    It would be fair to say that the decor is a little 'tired'. However, it is still a very pleasant place to stay and it is good value.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The location and the local history. The walks along the canal. The cost of the food and drink at the bar was reasonable. Altogether a very pleasant over night stay.

    The allowing of dogs to into the hotel outside seating area till late into the evening.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Convenience for local attractions.

    Not enough restaurant staff to cope with number of guests at breakfast on the Saturday morning. An unacceptable wait of 45 mins for breakfast to arrive,

  • Single
    5.0

    There was sweets left from previous occupier these were behind the bedside table.... Not good enough for most expensive hotel in thetford

  • Single
    6.2

    WiFi and Breakfast and friendly waitress

    Creaking floors

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    friendly and attentive staff clean and tidy rooms good menu and well stocked bar

  • Single
    6.2

    very good location in the town centre with car parking.

    The chef seemed to be unable to keep up with the demand even though the restuarant and bar were only half full, locals say this is a regular feature so just accept it.

How to reach hotel

hotel Bell - Thetford Thetford location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

King St, Thetford, United Kingdom, IP242AZ

Get directions
City Center
  • Thetford
    1700 ft
Airports
  • Norwich International Airport (NWI)
    28.9 mi
  • 42.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Bell Hotel (cuisine: Eclectic)
    100 ft
  • Cheers restaurant thetford (cuisine: European)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    46

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedThetfordBell

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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