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b ristol
Reviewed 21 August 2015

hi stayed at the banks hotel Ilford for 3 nights hotel close to shops train station 6 minute walk hotel family room was adequate tea making machine in room unlimited tea coffee available breakfast was good cereals cold drinks tea coffee bacon beans egg scrambled or poached tomatoes mushrooms toast etc room has tv internet access beds comfortable some noise...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We checked out on the morning on 08/08/2015 around 08:00 hours.The receptionist was rude and unprofessional and dismissive.Although I was not very impressed with the place, I was going to give it a fair review were it not for the lady on reception. Please, just don't go there. Terrible place with horrible staff.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015

For the price we paid for a twin room (£60), the room was clean and comfortable. However upon returning to the hotel later in the evening I saw a mouse running on the corridor in and out from under a door. I found a member of staff who casually told me that it was ok because 'it was only into...

Thank Liz E
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel is a disgrace, I booked in for 5 nights with my girlfriend for leisure activities around the London area. The photographs that was shown on the hotels website was all false advertisement, it doesn't look anything like the photographs shown. My room had a double bed with a worn out mattress, sink basin in the bedroom, numerous cigarette...

2Thank Annmarie S
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

I booked in for a London visit with my two girls and friend/work colleague for a trip round London. Our trip was nice but the hotel was a nightmare! The area was run down, and so was hotel.Every morning at 6.30am I would be woken up by the staff bashing about the metal pans they used for breakfast.The windows are...

1Thank blackpanther123
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

We arrived in London and booked a room for one night at Banks because we were in a hurry and I couldn't book it online but the receptionist was kind enough to wait on us for the room, either that or there was a really slow night. I didn't check the room before checking in because I thought it should...

1Thank Pisi c
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in many hotels and this is by far the worst and suprisingly the most expensive! My intro says it all + a local told me that the owners owe most bars and other hotels in the area! My advice, go to Barking or even Manor Park and find a nice cheep, clean and most impprtantly, RAT FREE...

1Thank J I
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

I satyed at this location as I cannot call a hotel, how it got 4 stars I don't know how. Cleaners were talking outside my door first thing in morning , the power to sockets was not working on my first day there. The shower , you had to tamper with taps for 20 minutes to get a safe temperature...

2Thank Alun T
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

No high chairs for a toddler, broken double bed and not able to store dairy free food in hotel food. Reception staff need trading and only the kitchen staff were exceptional. On arrival, I found a dirty sock by the window which just started things in the wrong foot as it were. The window was closed so make your own...

1Thank nadim h
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Stayed for 2 nights for a family funeral close by. Had no sleep hardly with large vans and cars in and out all night outside our ground floor window banging doors e.t.c. Only cheap rooms I know but the rooms were dirty, fixtures and fittings broken or not working and falling apart. Mouse or rat trap by the window was...

1Thank mol1955

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Additional Information about Banks Hotel

Address: 5-9 Park Avenue, Ilford IG1 4RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater London > Ilford
Price Range: $62 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Banks Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“If you are not sure get the key and check the room out before you move in.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewrI7420OE, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not book”
 of 5 bubbles markbX3612AZ, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“no good rooms in this hotel”
  • the door of the room
  • the view from our room
  • The floor in our bathroom looked like that
 of 5 bubbles Editja, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Check the room and facilities before committing your self”
  • Old desk and New Desk
  • New desk
  • New Headboard
  • Rodents trap At the sid of the bed after installing new headboard
  • Mirror hung with a string / wire supported by a screw to hold it straght
  • Handy Man Tip !!
  • Shower Tray flodding the bathroom
 of 5 bubbles morhafa963, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“do not stay in this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ajayh2016, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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