The World's only 'Snowstorm' experience,
one of only three Stonebath steam rooms in the UK
Combining stunning original features with
elegant contemporary design.
Creative Rosette dishes complemented by
traditional classics with a contemporary twist.
Step inside Ye Olde Bell Hotel and experience a world away from the everyday. Artfully combining striking contemporary interiors and luxurious modern comforts with all the history and character you’d expect from the remarkable building, to offer a calming retreat from the stresses of daily life.
Situated at the midway point between London and Edinburgh on the Great North Road, Ye Olde Bell boasts individually designed rooms, with rich fabrics, opulent furnishings and indulgent bathrooms. Both our AA Rosette Restaurant and Bistro serve inspired cuisine; fresh and seasonal dishes prepared by our creative team of chefs, with tempting menus available throughout the day.
Sip a refreshing gin and tonic from the vibrant art deco bar, relax with afternoon tea on the terrace or by a roaring log fire, or immerse yourself in a world of personalised treatments and laid-back indulgence in our luxury spa.
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