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The Tontine Hotel

The Square, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AL, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thought we'd have a pint there as it had the best views of the bridge, we had wondered why the pub was empty, we soon realised it was because the barmaid was an unfriendly girl without any personality, we tried to engage her in a bit of conversation, we just looked at us confused.....I suggest they find friendlier staff!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outside this looks great! Inside ground floor is tidy and ok, but bar staff are not friendly, menu is limited and everything is painted a depressing green! This in an Enterprise Inn, and it's about time they spent some of their colossal rents on restoring this Hotel. The building is in a gem of a spot, and should be the... More 

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We booked this hotel mainly for it's location and price. Having read some reviews we were a little dubious but decided to stay anyway (two nights). Our initial impression upon arrival was that we had made a big mistake but we proceeded to check in and were handed our room key and parking permit by a friendly, helpful member of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Recently spent 2 nights at the Tontine. Was in room 8, the second floor per the English (third for the US). Great view out the window of the iron bridge directly across the street. While the room was not fancy, I was happy with it. I arrived on a Bank Holiday Monday so traffic and parking in the town was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Just returned from a one night stay here. Firstly location excellent. Couldn't really be better. Plus parking is via a few permit so again excellent. Reception welcoming so again no complaints. However I couldn't award this hotel 4 stars which is 'very good' as it's very run down. It's a really old building the exterior looks ok but inside its... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

decided to drop in for a pint and have a few hours chatting outside just to relax from a stressful days work,, walked into the bar area we were nodded at by a very sultry looking lady who frankly should not be working in a customer service environment, having worked bars and clubs myself all over the world, you engage... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We booked before reading trip advisor reviews and were slightly concerned once we did this. What we found was a hotel in a superb location directly opposite the bridge. The room was clean and a reasonable size, the beds were comfortable and the linens clean and fresh. The bathroom was clean although the fixtures were a bit rickety. There was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

So disappointed with our stay at the tontine hotel. Unfriendly staff with little customer service skills and not at all helpful. The inside of the hotel was in desperate need of a good clean in particular the breakfast room where cobwebs swung from the ceiling. During breakfast the waitress was hardly there and when she did come to serve us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

It's great to be able to sit down to a Sunday lunch where you can bring man's best friend too! We visited several weeks ago and again today. Both times we have enjoyed a substantial carvery where they don't skimp on the meat and all of the veg are perfect -no soggy overcooked mush here! Even our dog was treated... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Location is excellent for exploring Ironbridge and surrounding area. The hotel staff are perfectly polite. The accomodation is very old and tired, and it is not a particularly comfortable stay as a result. It is an average 2/3 star accomodation, and so your expectations need to be set accordingly as a result. It isnt particularly cheap but it does welcome... More 

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