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Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

Barnby Moor, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8QS
4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel
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Ye Olde Bell

About

17th Century AA 4-Star Hotel with Rosette, which has been passionately restored throughout by local owners and now has 59 individually styled rooms, including 4-posters, four stunning suites and two luxury lodges. 

Traditional period features, antiques and rich furnishings are complemented with contemporary bathrooms, power showers, flatscreen tvs and fluffy duvets.

Relax on comfy leather sofas by crackling log fires in the winter or enjoy cocktails on the Terrace Bar in formal gardens during the summer! Renowned for traditional Sunday lunch and also Afternoon Teas served on lovely vintage china. 

There's a choice of dining options in Restaurant Bar 1650, St.Leger Bistro or informal lounges and gardens with an extensive menu of Rosette dishes plus all the traditional favourites.

Stunning new spa opened in June 2017!

A perfect venue for conferences, weddings, banquets, balls and celebrations of all kinds with a range of suites from 2 to 250!

Cycle Friendly Stay

Ye Olde Bell Hotel is perfectly suited to a cycling holiday in Nottinghamshire. Cycle friendly features include:

  • lock-up facilities
  • early breakfasts
  • packed lunches
  • large complimentary car park
  • experienced with large specialist groups

 

The hotel also sits on route 647, The Dukeries Trail, as well as being perfect for groups accessing the A1/Great North Road with access to nearby Clumber Park, Sherwood Forest and local canal routes/tracks.

Read Ye Olde Bell Hotel and Restaurant's blog here!

Read Ye Olde Bell's School MasterChef Challenge blog here!

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Guide Prices

Book online at www.yeoldebell-hotel.co.uk for flexible best available rates or call 01777 705121

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From A1 South : Approx 3.5 miles after J34 Blyth, take small left exit signed Barnby Moor. Turn left at the end of the road and the hotel is diagonally opposite at the next T-junction.

From A1 North : Exit at A620 signed Ranby & Retford. Turn left at the end of the sliproad and follow road past Worksop College Preparatory School for approx 1 mil, then take next left to Barnby Moor - small sign. Follow this road for approx 2½ miles and the hotel is diagonally opposite at next T-junction.

Public Transport Directions

By Rail : Retford Station is on the Kings Cross~Edinburgh Mainline and is 4 miles away. Arrangements for taxis can be made by the hotel upon request.

By Air : Robin Hood Airport is 11 miles away and East Midlands 50 miles.

Helicopter landing at the hotel by prior appointment.

Facilities

Catering

  • Additional meal details - Extensive All Day Menu in addition to Restaurant & Bistro Menus
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Children's Parties
  • Cot
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Night porter
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Separate guests lounge

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym - Hotel Residents Gym
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - Hair and Beauty Salons in the Hotel

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Large car park - complimentary

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside - Open countryside on the original Great North Road
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - 17th Century original stagecoaching hotel now fully restored to respect its history

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Ground floor bedrooms available - 8 Ground Floor Rooms including one with full disabled facilities
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Modem point in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sleeps 6
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Disabled access rooms
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening Times (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Open 24 hours, all year, including Christmas.

Gradings

  • 4 AA Stars Hotel
4 AA Stars Hotel

Awards

  • AA AwardsAA 1 Rosette AA 1 Rosette 2011
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2018 Nottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2018 2018

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Special Offers

  • Lunch for Less

    Their Lunch for Less menu is perfect for those who enjoy more than one course for lunch.

    Choose from a selection of delicious starters, mains and desserts served on the terrace or in our bistro from 12pm until 3pm.

    Available Monday - Saturday. 

    Full info: yeoldebell-hotel.co.uk/offer/lunch-for-less

    Food and Drink - redeem this special offer between 01/01/2017 and 31/12/2025

    Half Term Offers - redeem this special offer between 01/01/2023 and 31/12/2025

    Summer Holiday Offers - redeem this special offer between 24/07/2023 and 31/12/2025

    More offers like this - Food and Drink, Half Term Offers, Summer Holiday Offers

  • Savour the Sunday | £85

    Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa warmly welcome you to join them in savouring the Sunday.

    Indulge in their popular 3 course traditional Sunday lunch, mouth watering dishes made with the very best local produce. Then retire to your room for an evening of ultimate relaxation and wake up to a delicious breakfast before check out.

    £85pp based on 2 people sharing. Subject to availability. 

    Full info: yeoldebell-hotel.co.uk/offer/savour-the-sunday

    Accommodation - redeem this special offer between 01/01/2015 and 31/12/2025

    Food and Drink - redeem this special offer between 01/01/2017 and 31/12/2025

    Valentine's - redeem this special offer between 01/01/2017 and 31/12/2025

    Summer Holiday Offers - redeem this special offer between 24/07/2023 and 31/12/2025

    More offers like this - Accommodation, Food and Drink, Valentine's, Summer Holiday Offers

  • Winter Offer | £150pp

    As the lighter nights draw to a close, treat yourself to a cosy winter break. Stay with us from now until the end of March and enjoy 3 nights for the price of 2.

    2 night bed and breakfast just £150pp. 

    Based on 2 people sharing. Subject to availability. 

    More info: yeoldebell-hotel.co.uk/offer/shorter-days-longer-stays

    Accommodation - redeem this special offer between 01/01/2024 and 31/03/2024

    More offers like this - Accommodation

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