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Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Barnby MoorNottinghamshire, RetfordEnglandDN22 8QSUnited Kingdom

4-star hotel in Barnby Moor with 2 restaurants, 4 bars/lounges
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
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From 562 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford

from $105
  • Classic Double Single Occupancy
  • Classic Double
  • Superior Double
  • Classic Single Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 61 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast
  • 2 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 6
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1650
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Spa at Ye Olde Bell. Services include massages, facials, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Restaurant 1650 - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

St Leger Bistro - This bistro serves lunch and dinner.

St Leger Bar - Onsite bar.

Club Lounge - Onsite bar.

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford’s small print

Also known as

  • Olde Bell Hotel
  • Ye Olde Bell
  • Ye Olde Bell Hotel
  • Ye Olde Bell Hotel Retford
  • Ye Olde Bell Retford
  • Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire
  • Ye Olde Bell Hotel And Restaurant
  • Ye Olde Bell Hotel Restaurant


Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 15 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford


  • Northern Racing College - 8.1 mi / 13.1 km
  • Clumber Park - 8.6 mi / 13.8 km
  • Roche Abbey - 8.9 mi / 14.3 km
  • Worksop Golf Club - 9.2 mi / 14.9 km
  • Sherwood Forest Country Park - 14.2 mi / 22.9 km
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park - 11.2 mi / 18 km
  • Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre - 12 mi / 19.3 km
  • Doncaster Dome - 12.8 mi / 20.6 km

Getting around

  • Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood) - 20 min drive
  • Nottingham (NQT) - 53 min drive
  • Retford Station - 8 min drive
  • Doncaster Station - 21 min drive
  • Doncaster Conisbrough Station - 24 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 31 reviews

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford
A hotel with presence
Meeting up with a group of friends from around the globe Wonderful choice of venue Rooms and food excellent Would deff recommend to anyone
Michael, gb1 night trip with friends
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford
Great stay at Ye Olde Bell
Lovely hotel, staff very friendly .Spacious room and decor throughout was immaculate.Ate in restaurant for evening meal- food was delicious. Service was excellent. Would stay there again and would recommend highly.
Mike, gb1 night trip
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford
Very Good8.0
The stay overall was very positive. The quality of the restaurant food was excellent, but the portion size was small for my appetite
Tony, gb1 night trip
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford
Very Good8.0
Late check in , just as welcome
Always welcomed as you walk in the door and by the restaurant staff when you book in late..speaks volumes about this place, and why it's a preference place to stay when around Retford...
dominic, gb1 night business trip
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford
Brilliant stay with spa use
Lovely room with four poster bed , spa was amazing
Laura-Jane, gb2 night romance trip

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Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Retford

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