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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The website states 'It can get a little loud' This is the understatement of the century! Thundering music so loud in the room that any thought of sleep was impossible. Music stopped at !2:30 ish. The walls between rooms are very thin so I was woken at 5:45 by the TV in the next room. The whole place has a... More 

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Thank Tim P
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Traveled up from Devon, found a very late deal and within 20 minutes arrived. Ok, we were welcomed by 'young Harry', extremely helpful, friendly and humorous, a great greeting and apologetic that our room may not be ready?!?! Provided us with a complimentary drink while he took our bags to the room to make ready :) Yes, some area's a... More 

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Thank KevsaGooner
Jamie W, Owner at The Market Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. I have already forwarded to Harry and given him a pat on the back. Much appreciated. Kind Regards, Tara. More 

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68 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I'd echo a lot of previous comments, and having been aware of these, I was definitely in "expectation management mode". First thing to just bear in mind that you'll be getting a "room above a pub", as opposed to a "hotel". Yeah, the carpet to get upstairs is pretty grubby, but I can cope with that. And yes, the noise... More 

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Jamie W, Owner at The Market Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I will look into these comments and rectify them. We do appreciate that it is noisy and had The Market Hotel not had it's name so long would of changed it when we purchased the business. We make sure that in all our write ups it does explain that we have live music every Thursday/Friday/Saturday... More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

There is a warm welcome at the Market Hotel and the rooms available are trendy but certainly not for people needing a comfortable nights sleep. The idea seems to be to offer an arty atmosphere which is full of good taste but has lost the plot! Alton is a great a location and there is loads going on. It is... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Arrived for one night, first thing I noticed was the biscuit had been eaten and the packet was left on the side. So room had clearly not been cleaned properly. Shower didn't work at all! The plug for the bath had been removed. Complained at reception and they didn't have another room, offered a £15 refund with a like it... More 

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Bedfordshire
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I stayed at the Market Hotel on business, Its ok for a night. However even mid week it's incredibly noisy, especially if the room is above the bar area. The room itself was clean and very large (I had a double). Having googled B&B in Alton, I was surprised that it only produced the first part of that abbreviation, the... More 

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We stayed in two different rooms over the past week for three nights while visiting family members living in Alton. The Saturday night music was just under our room - the floor was vibrating with the base drum. The music was so incredibly loud that we could not even hear the television that we turned on to try to mask... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This pub/hotel is a beautiful little place to go but the drink is far too over priced, the toilets hardly work so you either have to hold on or hover over the broken seats, unfortunately I will not be going back to relieve any stress with a glass or two from here although I like the place I don't like... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Hotel room needed good clean, including bathroom.Room cramped to say the least . Stair carpets all needed cleaning. Earplugs required to sleep at midnight due to weekly live music. No breakfast but notice on room door still stated breakfast times! And all this for an extortionate £63......To be fair we were warned.......but feel we should warn others.

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Four Marks, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many times and it's a great hotel with beautiful rooms the decor is really nice the staff are very helpful and always do their best to keep you happy. There's always something going in the market, most of the times I've stayed there's bands and discos. mixture of age groups but always a good whenever I've... More 

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Additional Information about The Market Hotel

Address: 3 Market Square, Alton GU34 1HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
Price Range: $106 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Go to another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 55TimP, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Anyone with back problems should absolutely not stay at this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineLopes, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“As far away from the outside smoking / bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles wayneb467, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just don't do it.”
 of 5 bubbles rfoley2134, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms on Friday and Saturday - noise level too much”
 of 5 bubbles noel02, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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