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Monnington Lodge

Gordon Road, Blackwood NP12 1DS, Wales
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Parksville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Firstly it took us ages to find this hotel so the directions weren't very well explained. Then we were advised that the restaurant wasn't really open but would consider throwing something together for us if we really needed it. The room was the smallest I've been in throughout our travels. and really did need to be freshened up. The bed... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Hotel requested money when we had arrived , we were not happy about that but has no option as One Direction where in Cardiff and all other hotels were booked or extremely overpriced. The bar and restaurant were closed they had no gas and were cooking with limited facilities. We were concerned about breakfast. We were told no one was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Location difficult to find being on a housing estate. The only plus was that room was clean, we arrived at 7.45pm, shown to our room which was really cold and sounded like we were walking in to a disco, our room was directly above it, the noise was terrible, no point having TV on could not hear it 🙉🙉 when... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I feel I am a seasoned traveller now and will accept most things but not dirt!! The room was very small for a double, a single would have been better.and the floor boards creaked like mad, very annoying !!!! The bathroom still has a shower curtain the disdain of a traveller im sure!! And the grout was dirty and mouldy.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Stayed at the lodge bank holiday weekend and although the owners were semi friendly that's the only nice thing I can say...the room we stayed in was damp, the bed was on wheels so if you leaned on it you went crashing into the wall but the worst thing was the bathroom if you run a tap or flushed the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here while visiting family and friends the room was dated an the shower only dribbled water. The room was freezing. Air vent in windows were missing an stuffed with paper.worse thing was the fact they put us in a room right on top or near to the refrigeration fans when they kicked in the room vibrated they were so... More 

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South Wales
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I'm local to this place - I wouldn't recommend at all .... It's an over priced lodge that needs a lot of work done !! wouldnt want to take my family there for a night away . Better places within the area .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Good Location - Pleasant staff - Cleanish - Good price - Good Breakfast - Needs Renovation in Public Areas - Sadly the rooms let it down. Very dated and very cold. Bed was damp, room damp and smelt damp

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I booked this room as it was close by to where I needed to be after a 6 hour drive. Got there no one greeted us gave us a key and that was it the room was freezing cold and the bathroom was scruffy. The music from a party down stairs was shocking my bed was literally vibrating! I was... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

On the beginning of Sept I booked 2 rooms for some ex-service men to attend a dinner on the 31st October at the Blackwood rugby club. The manager gave me a good discount as 2 of the party were Chelsea pensioner. I had booked them in for 2 days, when they arrived there were new management and wouldn't honour the... More 

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