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The Beeches Lodge

82 Unthank Road, Norwich NR2 2RW, England (Formerly Old Vicarage Hotel)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at MJB hotels in Norwich was absolutely awful! Corridoors were full of loud teens drinking, beer cans everywhere. Our room had about 3 different doors inside of which we couldn't access, unclean, smelt and the view was a very messy back garden. Staff were rude and unhelpful, had to look for somewhere else to stay!!! Worse place I've ever... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Couldn't say anything good about this place at all. rooms were dirty. Carpets look like they hadn't been hoovered in months. There were black marks all over the walls. Bathroom was a disgrace, all dirty and rusty. No hand soap and broken toilet flush. Beda were dirty and full of unknown hair, obviously wasn't cleaned between guests. Hallways were pitch... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

If i could rate less that 1 star i would. The worst place i have ever stayed. Run by bouncers that use scare tactics to get extra money from you. The place is awful, and the pics on the site make the place look nice. It is not! At 10am they have there version of police come round and throw... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Friends parents were to stay here but our couch seemed better! No bed covers or anything, cold, no heating or water, No towels... vile Heard about this place being bad and it just lives up to its expectations! How is it even open ?

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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We booked two nights at The Lodge as all we required was basic but clean accommodation. Well, it was basic, but NOT REMOTELY CLEAN! The carpet was badly stained and had not been vacuumed for years, by the visible debris covering it. The red and black bed linen was cheap, threadbare, stained and unclean. The duvet hardly covered the bed,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

we booked. we looked. we left . HORRIFIC!!!! yes it was cheap but clean rooms cost nothing it was just awful it smelt it was dirty, bedding was so old. the list is endless. got on the internet and booked at the Holiday Inn up the road.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My friend and I booked to stay overnight in Sept2014, when we arrived the door was locked with a code entry panel on the door. I phoned the number on the door and was told quite rudely that I would have received an E-mail with codes to the front and our room doors and they DO NOT give them over... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Gross bed linen, crispy and dated, filthy carpets, dark room. No mirror on the wall! Smelly and dingy. Just plain disgusting. Again great location however, this hotel is not fit for purpose unless you are a tramp

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Just a shocking experience. Awful rooms that didn't appear to have been made to appeal to humans. The windows had been blocked out, some with wood other with stickers over the glass to stop light. I'm assuming curtains must be too expensive. Just horrible. My headboard had a big pink stain on it. The bed looked like a piece of... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I ended up at this disgusting establishment due to my other hotel booking unfortunately being cancelled for un-avoidable reasons. The staff were extremely rude, there was a bad smell, stains on the floor, shower didn't work, beetles etc.. But worst of all they are committing fraud with a privately owned parking ticket company to stitch you up. I followed their... More 

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