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Redbourn, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you want a comfy bed in the town centre then that's about the only box this hotel ticks.. the place has not been renovated in years and is falling apart. Cleanliness and hygiene are not high on their agenda, the hotel is dirty, in very poor condition and smells. The only good thing was that the bed was comfy...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Upon arrival I was quite glad to be in the knowledge that by the time I would get in to the bed later that evening I would have had a few alcoholic beverages. The bathroom door wouldn't shut, the toilet seat wasn't attached, not even a toilet roll holder. The bed dipped badly in the middle so that your feet...

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Woodhall Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I would have given it a higher rating as it's a perfectly acceptable place to stay if you're away on business however my room was never hoovered and when I asked about it I was told it was because I had tracked mud into the hotel. While I completely accept that I had done this, it was dry white powder...

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Thank Laura C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our room was disgusting. The place was filthy. Our friends did n't use their shower - It was too dirty. The room has added on wiring and plumbing all over the place. The hotel needs a new owner with resources and willing tro invest in what couyld be a very nice boutique hotel. I dread to think why the kitchen...

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel was my first hotel in UK, so I can't compare with other hotels, but the place of hotel was really very great. In front of Guildhall Museum, one hundred meters from the Castle Park and Castle, fives minutes walk from the train station and in the main street of Old Town, full of bars and...

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Thank Rutabu
North Humberside
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stayed for four nights in August and was very satisfied with our stay. We were slightly apprehensive due to some of the previous reviews but, because the main purpose of our visit was to attend a wedding at the Cathedral and the location seemed excellent for this requirement, we decided we still wished to stay here. The hotel is under...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Where too start room absolutely filthy.Both taps in the bathroom run red hot water so was very difficult to shower. A constant banging noise all night which can only be described as the boiler banging, this never stopped all night. No milk so couldn't have a drink and if there had of been I'd got no water has I wouldn't...

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Thank Julie B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed here 3 years ago, when it was being renovated.....no idea what was renovated though, as it is still dated, toilet seat in our room moved when used, shower cubicle was tatty but clean and water was lovely and hot, bed not overly comfy, no meal options,....went to get a drink in the bar, stood at side of bar only...

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Thank Sally H
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Dated and uncomfortable, cold and noisy. Nightclub and bar built into the hotel that didn't need to be there as there's loads a few metres away. Farcically close virtually under my room with extremely loud music until past midnight. Smell of outside fag smoke rising up through the window. noisy bins emptied and used through late evening, massive glass crashing...

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Derbysjire
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is the worst hotel i have stayed in! The bedrooms are dated the bathroom was old and full of moss, the shower was a joke ..the fire alarms went off at 7 am sunday , people wondering around confused , we had to call the fire brigade, there was no staff on till 8 am , it was dangerous...

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Address: 16-18 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Rochester
Price Range: $63 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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“Stay somewhere else”
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“Saturday nights are quite noisy, had a room looking out onto car park, and noise was quite bad”
 of 5 bubbles 209sallyh, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want sleep don't book here”
 of 5 bubbles BestofBritishmag, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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