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Cranfield Management Development Centre

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8.4

Good (1,178 ratings)

Bedford, United KingdomΒ -Β 

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140 m Cranfield University

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5.5 km Gullivers Land

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6 km Xscape

Hotel Overview

Cranfield Management Development Centre is a well-regarded establishment located in Bedford, known for its focus on providing professional management development courses. Drawing from a wide range of user reviews, this hotel and conference center is praised for its educational programs, facilities, and services, but also has areas where improvements are desirable.

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Hotel highlights

Breakfast

Cleanliness

Food

  1. Exceptional Educational Programs: Highly rated for offering comprehensive and insightful management courses.
  2. Professional Staff: Staff members are often commended for their professionalism and dedication to guests' needs.
  3. Quality Facilities: Users appreciate the well-maintained and modern facilities designed for both learning and comfort.
  4. Convenient Location: Its location in Bedford is found to be convenient for both local and traveling attendees.
  5. Networking Opportunities: Provides excellent opportunities for networking with professionals from various industries.
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Area for improvement

  1. Limited Recreational Activities: Guests have noted a lack of recreational facilities or activities for relaxation during downtime.
  2. Room Variability: Experiences with accommodations can vary, with some rooms needing updates or improvements.
  3. Food Options: The variety and quality of food options sometimes do not meet guests' expectations.
  4. Booking Process: Some guests have reported issues or inconveniences during the booking process.
  5. Cost: While understanding the value of the offerings, some find the cost to be on the higher side compared to other options.

Amenities

Tennis court

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking included

Parking included

Restaurant

Bar

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

Free WiFi

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Total 1,178 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.4

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8.6

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booking

968 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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expedia

210 Reviews

8.6 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Breakfast was mentioned 23 times

13% Negative74% Positive

Reviews based on Breakfast

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James Nunn7 months ago
5/5Google icon

This is a very nice comfortable clean hotel all the staff are very professional and very friendly they really all go above and beyond for us guests the food is amazing the choice is unbelievable and the breakfast is by far one of the best I've ever had. I'll definitely be returning when working this way again 😌

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Sami Fessey1 year ago
5/5Google icon

I was here for a 2-day course. I did not stay overnight but all the facilities were great, the food was lovely, coffee area and snacks open all day. Air con in the lecture rooms. Lovely grounds around the development centre, plenty of parking and helpful staff. πŸ‘πŸΌ

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 186

WiFi Quality

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10

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8

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Cranfield University

140 m

Gullivers Land

5.5 km

Xscape

6 km

Milton Keynes Theatre

6.5 km

Bletchley Park

8.5 km

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Getting around

Ridgmont Station

4 km

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Airports Nearby

Luton Airport (LTN)

18.5 km

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Restaurants

Hungry Horse

5 km

The Old Swan

5.5 km

Broughton Fish & Chips

5 km

Lounge India

5 km

Wild Bean CafΓ©

5.5 km

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Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $2.3

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Coffee

$1.8 - $4.7

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Beer 0.5L

$0.9 - $4.7

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$11.7 - $29.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $4.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1 - $1.4

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$52.6 - $116.9

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5.3 - $12.9

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McMeal at McDonalds

$6.8 - $9.3

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.2 - $2.3

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Public transport, monthly pass

$58.4 - $73.6

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.7 - $29.2

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$23.4 - $52.6

Weather In Bedford

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Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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