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Bull Hotel - Halstead (Essex)

Bridge St, Halstead (Essex), United Kingdom, CO9 1HU  show map
 3 stars
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Bull Hotel - Halstead (Essex)

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Elevator

Lift

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Meeting facilities

Catering service

Overview

The 3-star Bull Hotel offers a comfortable accommodation in 16 rooms. The hotel opened its doors in 1398 and was remodeled in 2012.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk of the city center. It will take 10 minutes to get from the hotel to Sudbury (Suffolk) by car.

The hotel is set next to a castle and a museum.

Guests can reach Bull Hotel by car from London Stansted airport in 35 minutes.

Rooms

Bull Hotel welcomes guests to take advantage of climate control, wireless internet, a balcony, ironing facilities and a DVD player supplied in the rooms. Some rooms have the garden view. Bull Hotel offers bathrooms fitted with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Dickens Cafe Restaurant and The Thai Light serve English and Thai dishes and lie a 5-minute walk from Bull Hotel.

Services

Business facilities include a meeting room, a catering service and a photocopier.

Relax

Bull Hotel also has a special menu and a play area for guests travelling with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Female traveler room/floor

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills

Room features

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

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Bull Hotel - Halstead (Essex) Halstead (Essex) location
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Hotel Address:

Bridge St, Halstead (Essex), United Kingdom, CO9 1HU

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Airports
  • Bus stop
    3.1 mi
Restaurants
  • The Bull Hotel / Pub
    0 ft
  • Dickens Cafe Restaurant (cuisine: English)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHalstead (Essex)Bull Hotel

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

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Rooms and availability

Bull Hotel photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Bull Hotel photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service

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Local attractions

  • Kentwell Hall11.3 mi
    Long MelfordEngland

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Bull Hotel / Pub0 ft

      Address: Bridge Street
      Phone: 44 1787 472144

    • The Akbar600 ft

      Address: 42 High Street
      Phone: +(44)01787 479300

      72% likes this, based on 48 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian

    • Whispers Wine Bar900 ft

      Address: 26 High Street
      Phone: 01787 477933

      85% likes this, based on 26 reviews
      Price Range: USD 5 - USD 39

    • Dickens Cafe Restaurant500 ft

      Address: Townsford Mill
      Phone: 01787 273080

      53% likes this, based on 52 reviews
      Cuisine: English

    • The Thai Light800 ft

      Address: 33 High Street

      73% likes this, based on 31 reviews
      Cuisine: Thai

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      16

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHalstead (Essex)Bull Hotel

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

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    Bull Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Bull Hotel

    6.6
    GoodBased on107 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      7.0

      Breakfast was very good. Room appeared to be clean and the bed was very comfortable. The Bull is a period house so I liked the dark oak beams and the fact that there was no vertical wall or horizontal floor in the place. The pub and restaurant part of the building on the ground floor is "lively". Too loud for some but that's the way it's advertised. Halstead is a pretty sweet and picturesque Essex market town, set in nice countryside. This in is slap bandg in the middlöe of town on the main street.

      Ok I was alone staying in a double bed. Great for me but may have been tight for two, The shower was not hugely dimensioned. Nor was the room- I guessis cosy is how you would describe them. On a friday night, which is when I stayed, this inn is probably not for light sleepers. Or such folks might prefer to sleep with earplugs till about 2 in the morning. I too wished for more real ale on tap on in bottles but I guess the pub clientel generally drinks other stuff.

    • Single
      9.6

      Nice room, good value pub food, staff very helpful.

      Quite a bit of noise from the pub at night.

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      Owners and staff were very helpful and informative. We had originally booked for a twin room with private bath in the main Inn. Due to the weekend late night business/activity, the Inn owner felt we would be more comfortable in the annex section. We truly appreciated his judgement as we rested quite well. Room was very small for 2 people, but beds were quite comfortable.

      Our room was filthy as it had cobwebs, badly stained carpet, lots and lots of embedded dirt on baseboards, in the corners of both rooms, etc. The bathroom exhaust fan was so thick with dust, I am really surprised it did not catch on fire. I was also not a fan of owners permitting their dog in the bar/dining room as she was quite furry. One small shake of her body would leave unhealthy dog hair flying all over continental breakfast items.

    • Older travelers
      3.8

      Shabby room,stained furniture,lack of decent parking,stale smell walking up to room,still smelled of stale tobacco even now after cigarette ban has been in place for ages.Could do with a complete deep clean or make over, realise re decorations cost money but thorough clean and cover chairs with a clean piece of material should not be too expensive.Felt like sleeping in our car,wish we had then might have seen who put a big scratch on the side of it.Oh yes also don't take a decent car with you hire an old banger then you won't have to worry about it.

    • Group of friends
      5.8

      The breakfast

      The hot tap in the bathroom did not work. There was a build up of dust on the ledges in the bathrooms and particularly around the extractor. There were cobwebs in the corners.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Good position in the high st, restaurants on the door step. Price was very good , pub a little loud if you choose to go to bed before 1.00am on friday or sat. Good for a short stay.

      Cant be helped as it is a pub you are staying in , but can be noisy as they had loud music downstairs until 1.00am. But if you stay with this in mind there should be no other issues.

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      Dogs in the reception and bar area, it is not hygenic. The chairs in the bedroom were badly stained and we were reluctant to sit on them.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Good breakfast.

      Crooked floors and were only given one kew for our bedroom and none for the main door so we couldn't get in on our return from an evening wedding receptuon.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      I liked the fact that this is a very old building and this is reflected in the 'quirks' of the building and the ancient layout also the beams and plaster etc

      We were given a room in the front of the building and even though secondary double glazing had been fitted, the traffic noise was loud. The night we were there was very warm and the only way to cool the room was to open the sliding double glazing. This made the traffic noise very loud. We did not get much sleep The mirror in our room was broken and one of the bed side lights was also broken. Generally the whole Hotel was 'scruffy round the edges' I don't think the owners appreciate or respect the amazing historical building that they own. So much more could be made of it.

    • Single
      8.8

      I came very late but met nice and cheerful staff.

    • Single
      4.2

      leaving. The room was not fit for human habitation.

      Small room, dirty with flies, noisy electric flush toilet system that would wake the dead. Shower too small to get into. I think they did not mean to let this room out!

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      The lady on reception was very good

      During the evenining the guy behind the bar obviously had a problem about something, we heard him swearing then he went outside and had 2 cigarettes. Later that evening the bar was very busy and the same guy said he could not serve me because there were no glasses. I stood there waiting, he then said to me why are you staring at me I have already told you I have np glasses. Another member of staff came over and served me, no problems. He spoilt was was a good stay at the Bull.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      the staff were great and great food

      we were quoted £39 online but at check out payed £55

    • Couple
      7.0

      The bed was really comfortable and a good location for Gosfield where we were attending a wedding. Reception pub staff also very friendly and helpful, as had probs on checkout - wasn't made clear at the time of booking with Booked.net that this had not yet been paid for.

      Apparently the website says that Sat nights can be noisy, but didn't notice this when I booked and are room was right over a speaker pumping with music with very thin floorboards and walls!

    • Single
      5.8

      Convenience of hotel location for business meeeting location.

      Indifferent service, not welcoming at all upon arrival. Treated 'just like any other business customer'. Very poor selection of real ales - none, from a pub that advertises itself as a real ale pub.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Bull Hotel - Halstead (Essex) Halstead (Essex) location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Bridge St, Halstead (Essex), United Kingdom, CO9 1HU

    Get directions
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      3.1 mi
    Restaurants
    • The Bull Hotel / Pub
      0 ft
    • Dickens Cafe Restaurant (cuisine: English)
      500 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      16

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHalstead (Essex)Bull Hotel

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

    Use Badge