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Central Hotel

8 9 Riverside Road, Norwich NR1 1SQ, England
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Ranked #29 of 52 hotels in Norwich
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location ,being a,small friendly clean,hotel offering a great choice of breakfast. Very reasonably priced.cosy rooms we had the room at the back so quiet, this hotel is on a main busy road can't comment on the noise. The front of the hotel overlooks the river 2minutes walk from the train station,5minutes from the cathedral... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Down for a wedding, arrived early, was given a lovely welcome and was shown to my room (in the annex) a little early to freshen up. Had a single room,overlooking the river, excellent value for money, clean room and perfect for what I needed. Comfy bed, perfect bathroom, good shower all the things I think can make or break a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stay away from the annex! You will not get a good nights sleep. The walls are thin and you can hear every foot step from upstairs. Clean and comfortable but this room will hurt the hotels ratings. The room door didn't make me feel very safe and secure either as it led straight into a dirty concerte area straight onto... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Had 1 night at this b&b for a night out in Norwich. Very good location, 2 or 3 minute walk to the train station, short walk into the city for shopping and nights out. And it's 5 minute walk over to riverside. Small rooms but clean, comfortable, with ensuite facilities. Staff friendly, nice welcome. For an extra fiver per person... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

we stayed in the annexe, which was nice and clean, except the boys next door smoked at the main door, and they were quite noisy, and knocked on our door, luckily their voices were heard mainly from the bathroom. i used the ear plugs (from the plane) as it was a busy main road. breakfast was great and warmhearted. (... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Stayed in the newly decorated annexe, very modern and fresh. Comfortable bed,powerful shower and plenty of tea & coffee facilities in room. Luxury bed linen and fluffy towels. Will stay again as perfect location for city stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I've walked in and asked for a single room....shared bathroom OK...and quoted £35....,Breakfast?...We'll discuss it in the morning ( It's 4.30 pm)...alright then..we'll discuss it ( when we've got more light...etc?)...so I go out to see the town...and it's raining as usual so I come back....' About the Breakfast '...Yes?..The hotel sites on the net say it's £30 and breakfast... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

More of a B&B than a hotel, the Central Hotel is definitely in the "cheap and cheerful" category. My room was VERY basic but very clean and freshly painted in tasteful colours. The carpet was impeccable and the towels were changed every day. The staff was very friendly and the cooked breakfast excellent. On the negative side, if you're in... More

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Hotel_Management_12, Assistant Manager at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pajsherratt, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted you found all the staff very friendly and that you enjoyed our breakfast offerings. We are currently in the process of hopefully getting Wi-fi installed in our annexe building to make our guests stay more comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back on your... More

Grantham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Stayed here on Tuesday 28th jan in room 10 as went to watch the football. Didn't spend a lot of time in the hotel but the staff were friendly and we had no problems. Also we were able to come and go as we pleased. Managed to find free parking on the road directly around the corner from the hotel.... More

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Hotel_Management_12, Assistant Manager at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TripperWils, Many thanks for leaving a review of our hotel, we are pleased to here that you found all the staff really friendly and that you had no problems with the accomodation. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Many Thanks and Kind Regards N. Marshall Assistant Manager More

York, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Me and my partner stayed here for one night. When we checked in, the hotel had a nice relaxing atmosphere and I was optimistic. However, we were shown to room 24 (The Annex) and it was HORRIBLE, which was such a shame. There was constant noise upstairs at 4am and the door to get into the room was literally just... More

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Address: 8 9 Riverside Road, Norwich NR1 1SQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
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