Shakespeare Hotel - Bedford

27 Shakespeare Road, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 2DX  show map
 3 stars
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Shakespeare Hotel - Bedford

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Overview

The family Shakespeare Hotel is a 3-star property placed 23 km from Arena MK.

The city center is about 20 minutes on foot.

The hotel enjoys a convenient location within 40 minutes' drive from London Luton airport.

Rooms

This property has 23 guestrooms including twin room and family room appointed with climate control, multi-channel television, coffee/tea makers, a closet and a work desk. Some rooms overlook the garden. Bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

The hotel Shakespeare serves a full english breakfast for free. 

Services

Guests can avail of laundry, room service and ironing service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   23.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out 07:00-11:00 FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Shakespeare Hotel - Bedford Bedford location
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Hotel Address:

27 Shakespeare Road, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 2DX

Get directions
City Center
  • Bedford
    1.1 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Rooms and availability

Shakespeare Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
Shakespeare Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Kiln Pottery Cafe1.1 km
  • New British Artists Ltd1.2 km
  • B C A Gallery1.3 km
  • Eagle Gallery1.8 km

Popular areas

  • City Center1.0 km

Places of interest

  • Clapham Club2.1 km
  • Carlton Village Hall3.1 km
  • Bushmead Priory,8.1 km

Amusement

  • Tavistock Snooker Club500 m
  • A P Amusements800 m
  • Reels Amusements1.0 km
  • Executive Snooker Club1.1 km
  • Cineworld2.5 km
  • Oasis Beach Pool2.7 km

Museums

  • John Bunyan Museum1.2 km
  • Bedford Museums1.4 km

Theaters

  • Bedford Civic Theatre1.0 km
  • Bowen West Theatre2.6 km

Local attractions

  • Glastonbury Abbey3.7 km
    Magdelene Street, Glastonbury
  • The Forest of Marston Vale - Forest Centre9.4 km
    Station Road, Bedford
  • Yaraks Birds Of Prey Falconry Centre16.8 km
    Langford Mill Farm, Cullompton
  • Stondon Transport Museum3.8 km
    Station Road, Henlow
  • Birds of Prey Centre12.4 km
    Old Warden Park, Biggleswade
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Shakespeare Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

6.0out of 10
Good
Based on 129 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
8.0
Dining
7.5

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    10.0

    Staff were very welcoming and helpful. Decor is traditional and charming. Sitting in the reception area and the comfortable lounge gives one a real feel for the Bedford tradition. English breakfast was very good.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    It was quiet.

    The hotel needs updating with decoration and could be cleaner.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Food and resataurant were good and staff fine

    Mould in the shower, unclean table cloth at breakfast

  • Single
    7.4

    The hotel was clean and comfortable, the staff were quick and efficient. The whole process was very smooth.

    The blinds in the bedroom didn't shut fully, there was aplastic bag attached to the ceiling for some reason.

  • Single
    7.0

    Cheap and cheerful.

    Smokers where outside beneath my window on the 2nd floor. Some smoking chatters started at 0530 in the morning!

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    Friendly staff, excellent evening meals

    Rooms very dated & exterior in need of repair. Outside our room was a rubbish tip that had used nappies on it!!

  • Single
    5.0

    The reception welcome was very friendly

    Bedroom and bathroom in need of refurbishment, and a general feeling or 'worn' with the decor and facilities. Car park was very small (about 10 cars at a squeeze for 25 bedrooms). No easy parking nearby either.

  • Single
    5.0

    This is a budget hotel so my expectations were not high, There was a wedding party on the day I stayed there and obviously the hotel was taken over by the party which is natural. HOwever, as a guest I expected at least basic attention. I was totally ignored by the owner/manager when I asked for a bottle of water for the room- palmed off to the bar staff who tried to palm me off to somebody else! Tv in the room not working- no instructions- rang the reception- somebody promised to come up to fix and also bring water-- never happened- so o early morning tv. Breakfast was shambles! Guests running round to find knives/forkes etc. long waits for a transport cafe fry up! And finally waiting to pay up and get out!

  • Single
    7.0

    Its quite a 'cosy' hotel. Good value for money accomodation and food. Helpfull staff. Close to station.

    Some of the bar prices too high for the quality of the product. £4 for very poor wine for example. Very small measures for spirits.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Our stay was very comfortable.

    Fire alarm constantly going off during breakfast.

  • Single
    6.2

    At breakfast , it appeared the hotel was stuggling to cope with a modest (10) number of people all arriving for breakfast within the space of 10 minutes. As a result , in my instance, a 25 minute wait was the result and I nearly didn't bother. No explanation was given which always helps when people are waiting. The food , when it did arrive, was fine.otherwise good value for money and staff very helpful.

  • Single
    5.0

    The hotel is very dated and the rooms are poorly decorated and look like they havent been re-decorated for many years. The room was extremely small and even though it was a very hot day the heated towel rail was left on maximum. The mattress was uncomfortable with almost no support. There were no pictures of the rooms on the website and the money i paid would have expected a lot better. Had i have known all this i would have booked into a cheaper and much better premier inn.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The staff are very nice and friendly generally. With full english breakfast served daily and free wi-fi connection, the price they are offering is very reasonable. The location is good, you can easily access to Sainsbury or Town Centre in a 10-mins walk.

    The room we lived in was a bit worn-out. The shower went out of hot water on one of the nights, maybe the stuff are a little bit old?

  • Single
    5.8

    I just stayed one night, so I don't have much too say. However, I think I must highlight the kindness of the staff. The hotel is situated in a calm place.

    During the night there was a noise (don't know what) during all the time and it was a bit annoying.

  • Single
    5.4

    The location, is a queit, pleasant street with lot of trees, not far from the town centre. The hotel building and the yard are pleasant as well.

    The web site said there was a bathtub in the room i booked, but there was none, only a shower. The radiator constantly made noise even i did not turn it on, could not sleep in the night with the noise going on.

How to reach hotel

hotel Shakespeare Hotel - Bedford Bedford location
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Hotel Address:

27 Shakespeare Road, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK40 2DX

Get directions
City Center
  • Bedford
    1.1 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    23