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The Bull Inn

The Street, Mildenhall, IP28 6AA, United Kingdom
+44 163 871 1001


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Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
based on 194 reviews
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  • 8.6
  • 8.2
  • 6.6
  • 4.8

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    The Bull Inn at Barton Mills is not a B&B, it s not a hotel, but it is an award winning boutique and quirky modern day coaching Inn. The Bull has been awarded 5 Gold Stars - Inn and has also been named the AA s funkiest B&B in Great Britain. Located near Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket in the picturesque county of Suffolk. The Inn and its dedicated owners simply radiate character, style and an eccentric passion, which is simply infectious to all those who visit. Think funky and fresh within an amazing 500 year old coaching inn. The owners have created 15 individually designed boutique bedrooms, AA Rosette dining rooms,cosy pub with great wines, real ales and an open log fire for those cold winter evenings. There is also a fantastic courtyard to while away many a summers day with family and friends. Improvement and refurbishment never ends at The Bull, with the passionate owners always seeking and trying new, exciting and sometimes crazy ideas! The Bull at Barton Mills has a whole wall of accolades to boast including Best Small Hotel in Suffolk, Best Freehouse in East Anglia and Best Sunday Lunch to mention a few and the whole business simply oozes character and a unique charm created by the hands-on owners. The team work hard to host events throughout the year, from live music nights, murder mystery dinners, charity evenings, themed Christmas parties and lunches with Santa. This unique destination inn is located in the picturesque village of Barton Mills, just 2 miles from Mildenhall. Barton Mills is just on the edge of Thetford Forest with the towns of Bury St Edmunds, Ely, Cambridge and Newmarket all within a short drive.

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    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 194 reviews
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 8.2 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.2 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.8 "Good location."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.6 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
    • 3.8 "Bad amenities."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 161 reviews
    • 8.3 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.2 "Food is delicious."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% were happy with the bathroom."
      8.5 "85% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.2 "72% enjoyed the shower."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
    • 3.7 "Bad amenities."
      3.7 "63% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the architecture."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 32 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.3 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.2 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.0 "Good vibe."
      8.4 "84% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.1 "Bad amenities."
      4.4 "56% thought the building wasn't nice."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
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