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Skylark Hotel

Aviation Way, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6UN, England
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Rochford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015
rhysowens Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the weekend as our friends were having a party there on the Saturday night. Check in.. Well what can I say it was ok not over friendly, unprofessional as she never even told us anything about breakfast times or where it was etc.. Our room we had got an executive. It was clean but tired, no more... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had quite a few issues but will keep it short....I booked 2 rooms for this Hotel and on arrival we were allocated rooms nowhere near each other which wasn't too much of a problem but would have been nice to have had rooms near each other than in separate buildings. We found the rooms were smelly, foisty, basic, noisy... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very dirty full of spiders and creepy Crawley could here people next door breakfast extra 10 pound not worth the money put complaint in as last time there someone was smoking cannabis and room smelt bad never went back again and they never contacted me about

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Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed one night after retuning to Southend airport from Venice. We arrived late and had to walk there, which took a while because you have to go right the way round the airport, but it didn't take too long. When we arrived the staff were very friendly and we were given out room speedily. The room... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We booked through booking.com, only to find that on arrival the 1st words out of the foreign receptionists mouth was you have a bargain the rates are wrong. 'That was not our problem & did not need to know that' we had been overcharged by £5 for breakfast but they rectified that. First impressions on arrival was reception area clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This was our second stay at the Skylark and we returned as the executive rooms have a balcony, air conditioning and heating, a decent bathroom with shower and they provide soap and shampoo in large and easy to use pump action containers. We like the fact that guests in Executive rooms are given bathrobes and slippers. To be fair on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

There were lots of things we enjoyed about our stay.... the weird motel airport setting (we booked because the rest of Essex was full, and this was the only place in the area we could find, plus the recent reviews were encouraging... Notably the wonderful hulks of old jets adorning the grounds, plus the room was clean and had all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed one night for a wedding. All the staff we encountered were from Eastern Europe and had no professional polish, either when we arrived or at breakfast the next morning. The room was clean and the bed comfortable, but the bathroom smelled from an unfinished joint of the WC soil pipe. The dead spider in the bath put me... More 

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed here for a wedding and I have to say my heart sank when we walked into the entrance - the windows (and there are a lot of them) were filthy and it stank of smoke (someone smokes a pipe!) if we had had a choice I would left straight away. However the rest of the hotel is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

From the outside this place looks rough, but the rooms were very tidy and very spacious. Would be good if using the airport, but for us it was a bit of a way to southend in a taxi (£10 each way) But as we were here for the Luton football match all hotels in town were booked. Had some beers... More 

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