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The Knife and Cleaver

Rental with Free Wi-Fi

3 stars

The Grove, Bedford, MK45 3LA

+44 123 493 0789

based on 612 reviews

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About The Knife and Cleaver, Bedford

Value for money
Opposite a Grade I listed church, The Knife & Cleaver is a AA 4 Gold Star award winning guest house. It is situated in the picturesque village of Houghton Conquest, just 15 minutes’ drive from Bedford city centre and main line rail station of Ampthill. Countryside walks can be enjoyed in the surrounding area, or venture into Bedford to enjoy sights such as St Paul’s Square, River Great Ouse or Embankment Gardens. An en suite bathroom, free Wi-Fi and a TV are provided in each room at The Knife & Cleaver, and some come with a king-size bed. A fine dining restaurant serving a wide variety of modern British classics is available on-site, as well as a terrace for alfresco dining and drinking. A range of real ales can be enjoyed in the bar or in the beer garden.

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Standard Rooms - Sea view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$78 totalPriceline
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Superior Rooms - Harbor view


$100 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Lake view
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Inn Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Coffee machine
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Restaurant


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Outdoor dining area


  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Desk

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

The Knife and Cleaver Reviews

GoodBased on 612 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very helpful and friendly staff (in 151 reviews)
  • Very attentive staff. (in 120 reviews)
  • "Lovely food , great breakfast." (in 120 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was very dark. (in 52 reviews)
  • "had a problem with the door lock, this was however sorted very quickly." (in 7 reviews)
  • Bed not comfortable and pillows were awful.Should warn about the church bells.And supply earplugs. (in 5 reviews)

The Knife and Cleaver room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Knife and Cleaver compare to other 3 star hotels in Bedford?

    On average, The Knife and Cleaver is less than the Bedford average rate for 3 star hotels. The nightly rate at The Knife and Cleaver is typically $92, whereas the nightly rate in Bedford is $40 more.

  • How far is The Knife and Cleaver from London Luton?

    The drive from London Luton to The Knife and Cleaver will take you about 41min depending on traffic, with a distance of 13.7 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to The Knife and Cleaver from London Luton?

    If you’re looking for a simple travel option from London Luton to The Knife and Cleaver, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at The Knife and Cleaver?

    The Knife and Cleaver does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Knife and Cleaver at +44 123 493 0789.

  • Does The Knife and Cleaver have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at The Knife and Cleaver. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +44 123 493 0789.

  • How close is The Knife and Cleaver to Bedford city center?

    The Knife and Cleaver is 5.1 mi away from the city center of Bedford, where you can find interesting sights such as University of Bedfordshire Theatre.

  • What is the phone number for The Knife and Cleaver?

    For assistance from an employee at The Knife and Cleaver please call +44 123 493 0789.

  • Does The Knife and Cleaver have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Knife and Cleaver has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Knife and Cleaver?

    The required check-out time is 10:00 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at The Knife and Cleaver?

    The average price for a night at The Knife and Cleaver found recently is $105 and can go as low as $87/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

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Places of interest near The Knife and Cleaver

Attractions in Bedford, England curated by momondo

The Knife and Cleaver location: The Grove, Bedford, MK45 3LA

Top landmarks

Allen Park5.0 mi
St. Paul's Church5.1 mi
Bedford Castle5.1 mi
Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and Bedford Museum5.2 mi
Priory Country Park5.2 mi
John Bunyan Museum5.2 mi
Goldington Road5.5 mi
Bedfordshire Golf Club5.9 mi

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The Sun Inn10.6 mi
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The Oakley Arms11.2 mi
The Fordham Arms11.5 mi
The hide2.1 mi

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