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Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

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Outdoor pool
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Individually decorated, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWetlands Animal Park3 min drive
  • Popular LocationIdle Valley Nature Reserve4 min drive
  • Popular LocationHodsock Priory7 min drive
  • AirportDoncaster (DSA-Robin Hood)19 min drive

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About this area


Located in Retford, Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa is in a rural area. Hodsock Priory and Clumber Park are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Sundown Adventureland and Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre. Don't miss out on a visit to Creswell Crags.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wetlands Animal Park - 3 min drive
  • Idle Valley Nature Reserve - 4 min drive
  • Bassetlaw Museum - 5 min drive
  • Hodsock Priory - 7 min drive
  • Worksop Golf Club - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Retford Station - 9 min drive
  • Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood) - 19 min drive


  • Restaurant 1650 — 1 min walk
  • St Leger Bistro — 1 min walk
  • Yash Indian - 3 min walk
  • Aasha - 4 min drive
  • Gurkha Tandoori Restaurant - 5 min drive

About this property

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

Romantic hotel with 2 restaurants and free breakfast
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has 4 bars/lounges and a 24-hour fitness centre. Free English breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, spa services and 24-hour room service. All 61 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include free bottled water. Housekeeping is available on request.
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa offers 61 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and blackout curtains. Each accommodation is individually decorated. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Spa services


  • Banquet hall
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Hair salon
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 6


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Bathtub or shower


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Express check-in


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.0 per night.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Olde Bell Hotel
Ye Olde Bell
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Ye Olde Bell Hotel Retford
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Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 104 reviews
5 - Excellent 38%
Rating 4 - Good. 48 out of 104 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 10 out of 104 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 104 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 104 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Spa experience was absolutely fantastic. Food was delicious. Overall stay was excellent and will definitely return.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
courtyard room and a fab stay
Great stay - room was fab. Check in and check out was speedy. Breakfast was great. Would definitely stay again.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
October business stay
Great staff, friendly service, fab food and lovely room.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent location and service throughout. Excellent VFM
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly, helpful staff who made us feel welcome. Lovely atmosphere.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020