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11a Anlaby Road, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 2PJ, England
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Ranked #17 of 20 hotels in Kingston-upon-Hull
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lokeren, Belgium
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shabby hotel but quite cheap. Bed was good and large. The room needed a refurbishment urgently but was OK overall. There was a lot of noise due to bad isolation (there were 2 doors nailed shut that were going into the adjacent rooms so you could here everything). Bathroom was terrible. Only standard soap dispenser at the wash bin, in... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

friendly staff, great location rooms not perfect but undergoing refurb nice shower although my hubby nearly broke his neck when slipping in bath due to no bath mat or hand rail so he was a bit sore , had to use floor towel in bath so it didn't happen again. room we were in was noisy but we were in... More

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Withernsea
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

About the best priced hotel in Hull. Great central location. Some rooms are very basic, but modernisation is under way. Rooms clean, beds ok, can't comment on food, as I have not tried it. Always try for a room at back. Views are rubbish but it is a lot quieter. Sure their are some draw backs, like limited parking, but... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will certainly pass this onto the rest of the Team. We are looking forward to welcoming you back here again soon. Kind Regards Manuel Pannu Sales & Rooms Director More

Bath, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location Very central location (next to the train station) with a small parking area - note you could try a timed parking in the side streets or drive to Wilberforce St for free parking and 5 min walk to hotel. Value I stayed on a Friday and Saturday for £27/night for a single room. Although the room hasn't been decorated... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property in Hull. We are all very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you here again in future and should there be anything we might do for you on your next stay please do not hesitate to contact us... More

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were all pleasent and welcoming. The room had only a window that open half an inch and without air conditioning and a very hot night, it was unbelievable hot and we could not sleep, asked if we could hire a fan, told one would be brought up, but never turned up, I do not know if this was... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Gilson Hotel. I am really sorry to hear that you found your room too hot and that we failed in delivering the fan as requested, this is certainly not reflecting onto the standards set by the company. We treat all our comments with utmost seriousness and we... More

Bolton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel through a late booking sight on the date of our stay, and yes it was cheep, BUT we had done the same the week before and only paid £20 more for a Hilton room, so price isnt an excuse. The site said it was a "modern hotel with a contemporary style"....what it actually meant was that... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We treat all our comments with utmost seriousness and we will certainly investigate your issues accordingly. Kind Regards Manuel Pannu Sales Director More

Selby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is really good for the price. Our room was simple but adequate with a newly refurbished bathroom, clean towels and tea and coffee facilities. Staff were exceptionally friendly and nothing was too much trouble. There's a 24hour bar/lounge that was handy as and when we needed it! I didn't experience any noise during the night and central location... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Gilson Hotel for you stay in Hull. i am really glad to read that you had a pleasant stay with us. i will certainly pass it onto the rest of the Team. We are looking forward to welcoming you here again and should there be anything we might do for you on your... More

Rochdale
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Just came back from a weekend at the Gilson Hotel in Hull. As you may gather from other peoples reviews its predominantly an old hotel with a few age related issues such as odd (bolted, but by no means soundproof) connecting doors between adjacent rooms and, at least on warm days & nights, amazingly warm rooms with no aircon (... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John, I clearly remember about the issue you have here clearly described and I am really sorry for that, I dealt with it immediately and please accept my most sincere apologies, it certainly does not reflect onto our standards. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at Gilson and please do not hesitate to contact... More

York, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Obviously some very miserly picky reviewers have been to this hotel. It is a little drab and dated but it does the job. The breakfast is very good for the price and I had a good night's sleep. I paid for it myself as staying over was a cheaper option than travelling home to York and back again the next... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and on behalf of everyone working hard here at Gilson Thank you! We are looking forward to welcoming you back here again in future and please do not hesitate to contact me directly at any time,... More

2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Myself and my husband generally stay in Hull at least once a month, our usual hotel was fully booked so we thought we'd try the gilson hotel....huge mistake! Don't believe the free parking spaces available, there is around 10 spaces! We checked in fine, went straight to our room (132) if you get this room I recommend you change immediately!... More

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Manuel P, Director of Sales at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Thank you anyway for all your feedback. We treat all our comments with utmost seriousness. Kind Regards Manuel Pannu Sales & Rooms Division Director More

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Address: 11a Anlaby Road, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 2PJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > East Riding of Yorkshire > Kingston-upon-Hull
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Conveniently located in the centre of Hull, the Gilson Hotel boasts great rooms at great prices, free Wi-Fi, a stylish bar, and limited free parking on first come first served basis.Hull Railway Station is opposite the property making this property an ideal spot for all tourists and business operators. All our rooms feature flat-screen TV with movie channels, a work desk, Tea & Coffee facilities, en suite shower/bath tub.We serve continental and hot breakfast every morning at an extra cost.The in-house Humber Bar serves a great selection of drafts and spirits, and offers Sky Sports 24/7. Central Hull is home to numerous restaurants, pubs, and shops.Hull city is renowned for its famous university, along with the world famous Humber Bridge and the Deep and Kingston Stadium. Hull Arena is a 10-minute walk from the hotel and Hull University Campus is within 3 miles. The Gilson Hotel offers stylish meetings rooms, available for business, celebrations and wedding receptions. An event team is available to look after all your needs and requirement for your special occasion. ... more   less 
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