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The Pier Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Harbourmouth, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR31 6PL, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Jed S Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for one night in August but would have stayed two if the room was available and will visit again. Upgraded room free of charge, great food, staff and management very friendly, a nice comfortable atmosphere and fantastic position overlooking beach and sea view.

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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

bit of a ghost town on arrival, not as expected, hotel looked a bit tacky, not like on the website, could do with loosing the neon signage. Free parking though, booked in, room was ok smaller than expected for £90! But newly decorated, nice bathroom ,flat screen TV, comfy bed. Not really anywhere else to go in the area, good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great welcome from the staff, then shown to a great comfortable room. Burgers from the menu were fantastic and the service was very quick and polite. I have stayed here a couple of times and the rooms are of a high quality. Bar staff very friendly and helpful especially Laura, Charlotte,Albert and Bob the night porter. I would recommend anyone... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for just a night passing through, on spec, in late July. We would have stayed 2 if we could but the room we liked was booked. First , service was excellent. We emailed whilst on the road to ask about rooms, price etc, and the Pier was the only hotel to respond within 12 hours (!!). In fact... More

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Midlands. UK
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to rake wife and daughter to the beach for a few days and using tripadviser booked this. Very happy with choice. Situated right on the beech which was great. Hotel is fine, we only ate for breakfast and that was good. We had the family room which was ok and most of the rooms have been refurbished and look... More

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Hethersett, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot review the hotel but the restaurant was terrible. Food was poor, service was average. I had lasgne which tasted like a frozen value pack from a cheap supermarket. The 'bread basket' consisted of 2 slices of plain white bread

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on a Friday & Saturday to celebrate my husband's birthday in early June. The Hotel is in an excellent position overlooking the wonderful Gorleston Beach on one side and the River Yare on the other. It's quite a small hotel with an even smaller car park, I think there is 1 space per room but this doesn't... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Top stuff. Excellent reception, fantastic rooms and restaurant. The food is top quality and your'e right on the beach. The locals are friendly if a little mad, but the whole experience is fantastic. Plus if you book direct with the hotel you save dollar.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is an 18 bedroom hotel overlooking both river and sea. My father has been coming here almost twice weekly for years and I get why. I was on a business trip in ipswich and decided to visit The pier hotel, booked a room at late notice, arrived 9.30pm, friendly, helpful staff, check in service. I arrived on a Saturday... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We called for tea and coffee. I placed my order at the bar and was given my coffee. I was told that the tea for my partner would be brought from the kitchen. After about 5 minutes, i started sipping my coffee as it was going cold. I finished my coffe after 10 minutes and my partner was still waiting... More

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Address: Harbourmouth, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR31 6PL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Great Yarmouth > Gorleston-on-Sea
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Pier Hotel 3*
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The Pier Hotel Gorleston-On-Sea, Great Yarmouth

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Probably one of the most beautifully situated coastal hotels in England. Now a three star establishment; the relaxed surroundings of the Pier Hotel combined with quality home cooked food, great wines and friendly service make up the perfect ingredients for a wonderful stay. ... more   less 
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