The Bear Hotel is a historic inn set in the charming market town of Hungerford in the heart of the North Wessex Downs. Situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the property is only 15 minutes’ drive from the M4 motorway.

An en suite bathroom, TV and tea/coffee making facilities are provided in each room at The Bear, and some have balconies which overlook Bear Island.

A selection of traditional favourites is served in the on-site restaurant, along with a fine wine list and cask-conditioned ales. There is also a function site which holds 80 guests and can be used for weddings and other special occasions.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 Jun 2009.
Hotel chain/brand: Greene King's Pubs & Hotels

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • The staff speak English

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About The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns

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  • Do you have parking?

    We Have Complementary Car Parking for Hotel Guests. Our Car Park has 45 spaces for parking.


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    Answered on 9 March 2020
  • Hello, we are planning to bring bicycles with us . Do have storage for bikes?

    Yes We are able to store Bikes for our Guests.


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    Answered on 9 March 2020
  • Are there rooms on the ground floor

    Hello. All our Superior Rooms are on the first floor, no Superior Room is on the ground floor.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Is the superior double room situated in the main building?

    We have 5 Superior Rooms situated in the Main Building.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 13 March 2020
  • Are you dog friendly? Thank you

    We have 2 Dog Friendly Rooms, you will need to contact Hotel for Availability.


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    Answered on 18 October 2021
  • Hi, do the TVs have HDMI ports?

    Yes They Do


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    Asked about: Standard Double Room • Answered on 20 September 2021
  • Hi, what are the chances of having dinner on a two night stay? Does the restaurant get sold out? Many thanks.

    We will always book Tables for Dining for Guests stay at the Hotel.


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    Answered on 20 July 2021
  • What has changed in relation to Covid 19? Can we eat breakfast and evening meal in teh restaurant?

    Yes we serve meals in the Restaurant, Bar Area with Courtyard and Our Lovely Riverside Garden.


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    Answered on 11 August 2020
  • Do you have somewhere for us to store our bikes overnight?

    Yes we do have somewhere to store Bikes during a Guests Stay


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    Answered on 25 May 2021
  • do you have wheelchair accessable rooms

    We have 1 ACCD Room which is Wheelchair Access. Check with Hotel for Availability


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 16 September 2021
  • Hi. We are staying next Wednesday and have two bikes. Do you have secure storage for these? Many thanks.

    Yes we do have storage for Bikes.


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    Answered on 21 August 2021
  • Is there a hairdryer in the superior rooms?

    We have a Hairdryer in all Our Rooms.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 11 June 2021
  • We want to book a Christmas stay, will the restaurant be making a Christmas dinner , and if so is there space to book.

    Yes we are taking bookings for Christmas Day, please check with the hotel.


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    Answered on 25 August 2020
  • What time is checking please

    Our Check In Time is from 2pm on Day of arrival.


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    Answered on 13 July 2021
  • Are the double beds standard size, do you have rooms with large beds.

    All our Beds are 5ft in all room types.


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    Answered on 7 October 2021
  • We would like to visit for a 3 day break 24-26 inclusive. Could you please advise whether you will be offering a traditional Xmas dinner on the 25th December?

    Yes we offer a Traditional Christmas Menu.


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    Answered on 25 August 2020
  • do you have a beer garden? Thank you.

    Yes we do have outside areas to have a drink & eat.


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    Answered on 25 May 2021
  • Sorry can I book a new refurbished room ie the photo number 1 looks good something similar thankyou Amy Lodge

    All our rooms have been refurbished and the one in picture 1 is a standard double room.


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    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Hi , what time is breakfast served ?

    Breakfast is Served: Monday- Friday- 7am -10am Saturday & Sunday- 8am -10am.


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    Answered on 30 September 2021
  • Yes please can you tell me the times for breakfast please, only because I would ofto be gone by 8;45 thanks

    Breakfast is served 7am-9am Monday - Friday. Breakfast is served 8am-10am Saturday & Sunday


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    Answered on 14 August 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Wickham House
    3.8 miles
  • Membury Services M4
    4.9 miles
  • Donnington Castle
    7.6 miles
  • Donnington Grove Country Club
    7.9 miles
  • Newbury Library
    8.4 miles
  • Chieveley Services M4
    9.1 miles
  • Highclere Castle
    9.1 miles
  • West Berkshire Community Hospital
    9.6 miles
  • Ludgershall Castle
    12 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Dunne
    0 miles
Public transport
  • Train Newbury Racecourse
    9 miles
Closest airports
  • Southampton Airport
    33.1 miles
  • Gloucestershire Airport
    43.3 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    45.8 miles
How to get to The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns from Southampton Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Lambtons Restaurant

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Lunch

Facilities of The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

14:00 - 22:00

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 16 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that full payment is taken at the time of booking.

Kindly note different conditions apply to group bookings of 5 or more rooms.

FAQs about The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns

  • Room options at The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns by:

    • Car 45min

  • The prices at The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns has 1 restaurant:

    • Lambtons Restaurant

  • The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns is 350 yards from the centre of Hungerford.

  • The Bear Hotel by Greene King Inns offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):