The Bull

The HeadlandsDowntonSP5 3HLUnited Kingdom
Bed & Breakfast

About The Bull

Retaining many of the original features from its early 18th century history as a coach house, the Bull Hotel is a cosy accommodation choice in Downton that offers a complimentary breakfast and free on-site parking.

The rooms at the Bull Hotel all come equipped with tea/coffee making facilities and a television. Each room at the hotel also features either a designated or en-suite bathroom.

Free Wi-Fi is supplied and can be accessed in all rooms and public spaces of the property. The hotel also showcases live music acts on a regular basis.

Serving locally sourced, seasonal and traditional dishes throughout the day, the hotel’s restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy a meal. The connected bar also supplies a large selection of beverages to suit all tastes.

Salisbury city centre is a 15-minute drive from the hotel. Southampton can be reached in a little over 30 minutes by car.


The Headlands, Downton, SP5 3HL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1725)510374 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Helpful and pleasant staff

Customer service was one of the highlights for past guests that stayed at the Bull Hotel. The proprietor and staff members were generally summed up as being really hospitable, friendly and accommodating overall.

Nice food and relaxing bar area

Most previous visitors were pleased with the quality of the meals served at the hotel, including the complimentary breakfast. Furthermore, the general ambience of the restaurant and bar was typically seen as warm and inviting.

Convenient and ample parking

For those that were travelling in their own transport, the on-site parking provided by the Bull Hotel was seen as an added bonus. This was further endorsed by former guests due to the supposedly ample amount of parking spaces available at the hotel.

Negative Reviews

Distressed rooms and bathrooms

The condition of the Bull Hotel's rooms was a common point of condemnation from previous visitors. As well as the décor and furnishings in the rooms being labelled as dated and worn, the bathrooms were also said to be way past their best.

Hygiene standards not the best

The cleanliness of the rooms at the hotel was criticised by various past guests. From minor grievances such as dust to more serious issues like mould, a sizeable amount of hygiene problems have been noted at times.

Not free from noise

Numerous former visitors encountered noise-related issues when staying at the Bull Hotel. Clamour from the on-site bar and road directly outside the property, early morning clatter from deliveries, and room-related sounds are some of the noise problems that have been brought up in relation to the hotel.

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8.2 /10
8.2 out of 10 based on 22 reviews