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The Albany

80 Sydenham Road, Guildford GU1 3SA, England
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Ranked #19 of 27 Guildford B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Boyle, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 5 nights at this B&B and it was a complete disaster Showers not working for 3 mornings out of the 5. Plugs not working so no tea making facilities. Continental breakfast in your room which we had no problem with if we got what we had paid for. Bed very uncomfortable. We would have left after the second night... More 

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Note from management - Boiler fixed, program of works 95% complete. Our sincerest apologies to any customers who were dissatisfied. Kind regards Sasha and Dave More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I can't really believe my hubby and I paid £55 for 1 night in what seems no better than a cheap hostel. The pub itself was quite nicely decorated but this style did not extend to the rooms above. Check-in was easy and the girl on the bar was very friendly. Unfortunately, that's the only positive thing I can say... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

stayed for one night at The Albany which is a pub located two streets off the main drag. Very busy gastro style pub downstairs with rooms to the rear and side that don't resemble the posh touches of the pub interior. That said had a good size double bed with good quality duvet. Shower not the best, shaver light not... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Visited The Albany with a group of friends had a great steak dinner and marvellous real ales. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Well worth seeking out. Our last visit to this pub was 30 years ago and although much has changed we all enjoyed our return visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were in here two minutes and decides to leave and booked another hotel. Really lumpy beds, the shower didn't work, very dirty decor, the pub downstairs was nice though, shame the hotel part resembles a down and outs hovel

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had a double room (number 1). Check in was fine and easy and done by a polite gentleman. We were given a key for the external door and one for the internal door. The room was a good size with a good bathroom. Drink tray was excellent (tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits). They put a little fridge in the... More 

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Stayed at the Albany last night, was really good, rooms were clean staff were nice and helpful and I was given a selection of cereals and milk with some fresh orange juice! The shower was nice and clean and I would recommend this to anyone looking for somewhere close to town to stay

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

You get what you pay for-not going to be 5 star for the money! Room acceptable - clean, but could do with a general redecoration! Very close to town - no problem parking on bay opposite! Tea, coffee and hot chocolate sachets provided! Would stay again!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

looking for a place to stay for Daughters graduation all hotels in area either fully booked or had trebled their rates for that week We paid £75 per night and got room 3 on the top floor room basic but adequate for our needs-noisy till late as would expect above a busy pub and restaurant no cooked breakfast but cereal... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Simple, unfussy place to stay. The pub/restaurant was nice; the room we had (top floor) was spacious and clean enough. The furnishing and decorations are lackluster (the professional images look a bit nicer), but it was a good enough place for us to stay for a night. Location - easy walk to town.

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