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Spalding, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were at the back so no view but the room was warm, clean and large with a comfortable bed. Well stocked with coffee, tea etc and toiletries. Large, clean bathroom with plenty of hot water and a good shower. The staff were some of the friendliest we've come across, nothing was too much trouble for them. Breakfast was better...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hydro Hotel is an Ideal place to stay, across the to the beach with marvellous views of the Sunrise, the hotel very clean and tidy all the staff helpful and friendly, the meals excellent with a good choice, could not fault it.

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County Down, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel large room comfortable bed nice warm room excellent breakfast and power shower would definitely go back. Staff very helpful and friendly. Price was very reasonable. Stayed for 3 nights friends agreed they'd return aswell.

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Ossy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant hotel staff very friendly and helpfull. Food brilliant. Rooms were cleaned every day.serve yourself breakfast so you can get what you want and as much as you want. You got 3 different options at dinner.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only stayed for one night in early March. The staff were all helpful and welcoming. The room was clean and warm. Breakfast was pretty good with lots of choice. The whole hotel is starting to look a bit tired and if you want a 5 star hotel then this isn't it. If you want somewhere inexpensive to stay in...

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Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights when over for a funeral. Very cheap rate but hotel better than the rate we paid. However the room we had ( a double) was very small and the shower/bathroom was even tinier. The bedding was fine but the towels were a bit on the small side. It's all tired but it's clean and warm...

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Tutbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A cheap hotel/B&B. I think I got the budget room with the view of a wall but that's expected when booking through online price comparison sites I guess. You can tell in its hay day it would have been the place to go but it's a little tired. They are making attempts to freshen the place up though I think...

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Raphoe, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to stay here for 2 nights in February but only managed to stay for 5 hours of which none of that time was spent in our room as we were at risk of hypothermia. It was so so cold. We could see our own breath. The public areas in the hotel were lovely and warm so I know...

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2Thank jocraig7
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

What a waste of money we come every year and it the first time and the last time we are staying here we had to go to another hotel the room was so cold was no hot water then the sink and bath filled up as it was blocked the wallpaper was damp and falling of the ceiling it was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A last minute booking, so we weren't too fussy where to stay at such short notice. An amazing deal came up that included a full English breakfast. So we snapped up the deal and just as well as if you've been to the Isle of Man before you'll know that there aren't many places to eat lol. Room was a...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hydro is a well established Isle of Man hotel, situated on the historic Queen's Promenade overlooking Douglas Bay. The Hydro is a 55 bedroom hotel, built in 1910, offering modern facilities, whilst retaining its original character. The Hotel is open throughout the year and we welcome all guests on business or leisure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hydro Hotel

Address: Queens Promenade, Douglas IM2 4NF
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range: $95 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hydro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Hydro Hotel Douglas
The Hydro Hotel Douglas, Isle Of Man
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Douglas
#5 Family Hotel in Douglas
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“Best views are at the front/side but ours at the back was larger and warmer.”
 of 5 bubbles EileenL711, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“best views at the front, quiet rooms at the back”
 of 5 bubbles lionelb301, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles charlied631, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back face a cliff wall.Seaviews are floodlit at night and you'll hear the dust cart arrive at 7.00 am”
  • View from room 304, dust carts noise at 7.00 am and side of hotel floodlit
  • Even the wallpaper has had enough and wants to leave
  • View at the back of the Hydro Hotel Douglas,not displayed on their website
  • Room 304 No wardrobe and no feathers in the pillows . . . my teddies
  • You wonder when it was last cleaned, the Hydro Hotel Fire escape
  • This shows the scale of the filth I found in the bathroom in room 304
 of 5 bubbles Colinveitchart, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking the promenade would be good”
 of 5 bubbles ShirleyWatts, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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