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“No noise, but a bit hot...” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Premier Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre Hotel

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Premier Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre Hotel
Ranked #3 of 50 Hotels in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
Cromer, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“No noise, but a bit hot...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

We stayed one night (a Saturday night) at this hotel in Room 205, which is a riverside room. I read in other people's reviews that these rooms are noisy, but we must have been lucky because I have never been in such a quiet hotel! We weren't able to open the window in our room and there was air conditioning, which we kept on all night because the room was so warm. Despite having this on, we were baking and kicked off the very warm duvet. The room was spotlessly clean and had everything one needed for a short break. I'm always woken up by other guests slamming their doors or talking loudly in the corridors, but this night I didn't hear a thing! When we were checking out the next day, the lady beside me was complaining her room was too noisy. So, was our room quiet because we couldn't open the window? Very likely. The hotel is located close to restaurants, shops and a short walk to the city centre. A huge bonus is the free parking. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: I don't know what other rooms are like. We stayed in 205 and this was a quiet room.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lia H
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

I stay here frequently and would choose this above other hotels in the city. I always get a warm welcome from the reception staff, and find the rooms very comfortable. I've never had a problem with too much noise from outside. The Table Table restaurant is good value for money with typical pub grub on the menu, and a Premier Inn breakfast is always good!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Great Britain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

Hotel is located ideally just 5mins walking from city centre....however.... If a good nights sleep is what you are after then stay away from the riverside rooms. There is a very busy main road by the river which leads to lots of late night eateries close by. As a result there are plenty of late night/early morning revellers passing by. If the hotel were to install proper double glazing this would not be an issue. Until they do though, be warned.
Staff very friendly and helpful, food in restaurant very good and excellent value. Parking onsite was plentiful and free.
All in all, aside from the noise it is to be recommended.

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Rmarney
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scunthorpe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

nice hotel , very close to all attractions , ideal base for shopping and sight seeing , I have stayed in this hotel previously and found it to be comfortable and warm , breakfast is good with lots of choice , table table restaraunt is basic and really cant compete with restaraunt choice's on its doorstep, I would not recommend the evening meals they are very basic and poor value , plenty of parking space and very helpful staff , I have paid a lot more and had less so all in all a very reasonable place to stay ,and child friendly .

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Good hotel in a convenient location. Good sized room, very clean and comfy bed. Free parking which saves a small fortune over a weekend. Breafast was also very good.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank HellsBells45
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

We stayed at this hotel for one night while in Norwich for a birthday night out. The hotel is located right across the street from the train station and provides free car parking. It is a great location for the Riverside and a short walk into the city centre. There are plenty of restaurants, shops and bars within walking distance. We paid £77 for a double room without breakfast on the Premier Inn website. The room was clean and had tea facilites, a bottle opener, hairdyer, and extra pillows. We needed an iron and ironing board and these were brought to our room from reception straight away. The satff were very friendly and helpful. The room looked out over the river which was nice and it wasnt too noisy even on a saturday night. We would stay here again,

Room Tip: You definitely want a room facing the river.
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Echoklima
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London
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52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

Stayed here for work.

The location is quite good as there are a lot of restaurants within a 10-15 minute walk.

Rooms are average, bed was quite creaky. Bathroom smelt of industrial bleach, towels were very rough. There was a portable heater which was nice as the weather was freezing. Housekeeping wasn't great, my bins were not emptied once during my 4nt stay.

Breakfast was standard, simply fry up, pastries and bread, cereals and yoghurt. Coffee was not great but was ok.

Staff are polite and friendly.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank jcyy
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Property: Premier Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre Hotel
Address: Prince of Wales Road, Norwich NR1 1DX, England (Formerly Swallow Hotel Nelson)
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Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Norwich
#4 Best Value Hotel in Norwich
#6 Romantic Hotel in Norwich
#10 Business Hotel in Norwich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 159
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently situated near the train station, looking out across the placid River Wensum. ... more   less 
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