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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Well I believe in first appearances, so a door that looked like it'd had a thousand mice chewing the edges wasn't comforting to me. We went in waited to be served, when we did the staff member was confrontational and rather rude. We went to our room and it seemed okay. It was clearly based on a Premier Inn kind... More 

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Hillingdon
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight to attend a christening because we were coming from quite far away. I stupidly did not read the reviews before I booked. But at a cost of £30 for one night which was including breakfast, my expectations weren't high. We arrived an hour before check in time. My first impressions were that the bar / restaurant area... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We ordered drinks and some water from the Waiter. We got the drinks but no water. From the second waitress we ordered Roast Beef with gravy on the side - we got our roast smothered in gravy. The beef had a lot of grizzle and fat. From a third different waitress, we ordered coffee. After a long wait we got... More 

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Norwich
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170 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I had read the recent reviews about the highwayman, and must admit as we sat in the bar waiting to check in I had serious thoughts about leaving, we decided to see what the room was like before leaving, now it was not great but it was ok!! The bed was clean, and soft, the tea service was all there,... More 

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uk
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed on our way to Malta big mistake filthy dirty room mold around shower as for the bed linen pillows a disgrace did not notice till last day when I pulled pillow case back and someone had either been sick or had a nose bleed on it .Staff ignored you unless you were local ,it is not a 3... More 

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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The Mattress was heavily soiled , sheet had hole in it and was that bad I slept on top of the bottom sheet ,which had holes in ,laying on towels in my clothes, as i shudder to think what might be breading on the quilt ,, cutlery was dirty had to ask for cleaner cutlery , and the food was... More 

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Alex M, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

I am sorry to read of your experience and the mattress has now been replaced, I accept there is no excuse for things being old and worn, and we do endeavour to replace as and when we can. I genuinely do believe our rates reflect the product we are selling, but its always disappointing though not to meet customer expectations More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Do not stay here. Good points - Sheets are clean. Staff are friendly. Breakfast is good. Bad points - Shower curtain stained. Mattress stained, no protector. Light switch in bathroom broken. Poor decoration. Tired furniture. Creaky ceiling. Extremely thin walls. Everything else!!!!! I think it may have a brothel upstairs. Please go somewhere else as paying for this is a... More 

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2 Thank Mark W
Alex M, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and obviously we are disappointed to read of your experience. More 

Milton Keynes, England
1 review
Reviewed 3 May 2016

You get what you pay for in life and the Highwayman is no different if you want 4star rooms don't stay here. If you want value for money then stay here simple as that, With the money we saved here we had a good meal a few bears and still had change in my pocket

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Luton, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The rooms where horrible I know you don't pay much but you expect a little better then that there was a horrible smell the bathroom was filthy the Windows where broken the there was dirty marks all Over the place there was still things left in there from the previous people not very good at all you have wait hours... More 

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Alex M, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

I am sorry to read your comment's, action is currently being taken and check in is always 2pm at the earliest. we have by far the most competitively priced bedrooms in a 30 mile radios,breakfast is also included in the rate. More 

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Where do I start??????? Well pre booked on line. On arrival we arrived at reception, this was shabby, stained carpets, dirty walls and desk had graffiti on it. Had to phone bar for assistance. Assistant manager checked us in ,sadly he had NO people skills not even a smile. We thought, don't judge book by it's cover, let's see rooms,... More 

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Alex M, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

I am very disappointed to read of your experience and action regarding you comments has been taken More 

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Additional Information about The Highwayman

Address: London Road, Dunstable LU6 3DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Dunstable
Price Range: $49 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Highwayman 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Our room was on first floor and it was very quiet. Cant see any of the rooms being too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles NigelBryant, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only went for Lunch.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbird2015, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles A537ANtonym, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor, it was quiet cool and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles fortunanet, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try not to have a room near the front of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles G7025MQmikeg, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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