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Ridgeway House

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Perfect location for people visiting Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and companies nearby, otherwise it's just in the middle of nowhere. Good - there is a bus going to Oxford for example, bad - it takes forever to get there. Strange personnel they have, some were helpful and some other behaving like it was their first day at work, knowing not much......

2Thank travelmyh0bby
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I have stayed here a few times due to visits to the Harwell Research facilities. The staff are always obliging and welcoming. The hotel is very basic but the hotel rooms are clean and big. Room facilities include: tv, blackout blinds for those wanting sleep after working night shifts, hair dryer, tea/coffee sachets and a kettle. It's best to have...

2Thank Angelica O
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Simple but good hotel on the edge of Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory, a national science lab in the UK. I can't imagine why anyone would go here except to work at the lab, as I did. Having said that, it's a pleasant and very serviceable hotel.

2Thank jzwanzig
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I stay in this hotel quite often for work purposes and I would highly recommend it if you need a good night slight and to relax. The breakfast is perfect to set you up for the day. It's in the middle of a science and research park so until you drive or get a cab there is nothing to do...

3Thank KevSuzuki
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I am amused that this hotel is listed on TripAdvisor. I can't imagine why a leisure traveller would stay here. Not because it's not a perfectly comfortable and friendly hotel, but because it's located just outside the gates to a major research facility and not near anything else. This is not a holiday spot. This is a place to come...

2Thank granite_girl
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2014

When I checked in on Sunday evening (Sept 28) the lady who was on the desk was so obliging and similarly other people on other nights were too. Breakfast is good too. The rooms are great too with fast internet (really fast) and walk-in showers. My only gripe is the rooms do not have a mini-fridge and there is no...

2Thank mark9865
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

I stayed with a large group for a couple of months. The rooms were big and double in each room and food hot shower. Plenty of plugs for laptops ect and cable for Internet. The staff were always really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Plenty of choice and good and hot. Dinner was a hot buffet and a good...

3Thank Spudhead77
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I've stayed here 3 times for 3 days each and can really recommend it. Large rooms, all very new and clean, everything works including wired internet (very fast) - although I haven't tried wi-fi. Breakfast is excellent - full English (generally only from about 0715) or cereal options and really nice fruit. Staff friendly and helpfull, and my boss loves...

1Thank ctclarke
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2014

The hotel is smart, clean and funcational. It does everything it says on the box and was very clean. The customer service was amazing and the reception staff were great. Nothing was to much trouble. The internet was fast and worked really well during my complete stay. Breakfast was included and was hot and fresh, again nothing was to much...

1Thank Mark H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2014

All the staff were very helpful and accommodating . The "walk in shower" in my room was a pleasant surprise , the rooms were warm and the internet speed was fantastic. Breakfast was very good and the coffee was strong !

1Thank mark9865

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Address: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory | Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot OX11 0QX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Didcot
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Ridgeway House Hotel Didcot

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