The Bell Hotel

The QuayCT13 9EFSandwichUnited Kingdom
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About The Bell Hotel

Enjoy your stay at The Bell Hotel, a historic establishment that offers scenic river views, an impressive complimentary breakfast and the chance to explore the quaint medieval town of Sandwich.

Extensively refurbished rooms offer modern amenities such as TV, bespoke toiletries, and tea/coffee making facilities. All rooms are en-suite and some boast river views from private balconies.

The Bell Hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all areas, an on-site restaurant, two bars and room service. The front desk is also open 24 hours a day.

The Old Dining Room Restaurant offers a seasonal à la carte menu featuring fresh, local British dishes. Guests can also enjoy the great view of the river from the hotel’s modern bar and brasserie situated on the terrace.

Having once served as a Cinque Port, Sandwich boasts more listed historic buildings per acre than anywhere in England. The Guildhall and Town Wall are both interesting landmarks nearby.


The Quay, CT13 9EF, Sandwich, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1304613388 | Fax: +44 1304615308 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Would Definitely Recommend

The majority of guests would highly recommend the Bell Hotel to their friends and family after enjoying a comfortable stay and great service from helpful staff members.

Prime Location

The hotel is perfectly located for exploring the historic town of Sandwich Previous guests have enjoyed the nearby museums, golf clubs, castles and heritage centres not to mention the beautiful river views from the hotel’s terrace and balconies.

Fabulous Décor

Dating back to Tudor times, the Bell Hotel has made every effort to retain the classic feel of the era while providing modern comforts Guests agree that these décor efforts do not disappoint With its elegant interior features and charming surroundings, this riverside retreat is sure to impress.

Negative Reviews

Noise Levels

Minor complaints about the surrounding noise levels were reported by some guests, however most guests thoroughly enjoyed their stay without any complaints.

Limited Parking

Although the hotel does offer parking, this is limited to only a few spaces Additional parking is available a short distance away but some guests found this quite inconvenient for offloading luggage.

Complaints Don't Detract From Overall Experience

A few guests complained about the cleanliness, size and temperature of the room but seemed to enjoy other aspects of their stay, for example the impressive on-site restaurant and river views from the hotel’s terrace.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 686 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 686 reviews