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Guildford YMCA

Bridge Street, Guildford GU1 4SB, England
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Ranked #11 of 25 Guildford B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Guildford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stayed at the Guildford YMCA for a prolonged period last month. The basics are well and truly covered as the premises are generally quite clean, there's a daily towel change service and WiFi access in most rooms. I found the Single En-Suite rooms adequately spacious, although the modernised bathrooms can be a tight fit. The food at the Y... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This is an excellent place to stay. It is newly built with an intelligent design. I stayed in an en suite single room at £55 per night. There is a pleasant restaurant view over the River which runs beside the YMCA. I ate two breakfasts and a dinner here and the food was excellent. I am a vegetarian but I... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I travelled alone and stayed for one night in August & I could not fault a thing. The hostel is located on the opposite side of the road to the train station and a 5 minute walk into the centre where there are lots of shops and restaurants, so a perfect location. Upon arrival I was greeted by a friendly... More

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West Sussex
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

....at the end of our boating trip on the Wey Navigation was excellent and very reasonably priced. The staff were very friendly and helpful - setting up tables for us outside in the sunshine. A full English breakfast was £4.85 which included toast and tea or coffee. There is a lighter version for £4.20 and they also do a continental... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

It is probably the only option if you need to spend a night in Guildford. The few hotels are over expensive, BBs are spread out and not too cheap either. YMCA is very covenient, central, close to the station and well catered for. Something more than a regular hostel, with studio ensuite rooms, kitchens at every floor, social and events... More

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Hong Kong
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I booked one night Single, shared bathroom, and 12 days Twin Ensuite. The shared toilet / bathroom are unexpected clean. Single good and nice. Nice Twin Ensuite, big bathroom, clean. Room lighting is bit dim, no desk lamp. There is no thermostat for the heater, if I need to open the window, I can't closed the curtain! Closed the curtain,... More

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wiltshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I have been staying at the YMCA Guildford for the past few weeks as I am on business in the area. I have been staying at least 3 nights a week at a cost of £54 a night so not cheap. This week I have been accommodated on a different floor in the hostel and I noticed there were no... More

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GuildfordYMCA, Manager at Guildford YMCA, responded to this review

At Guildford YMCA staff take customer care and service very seriously, and we were upset to read about this guest's experience. I was able to contact her whilst she was still staying with us, and I hope assured her that this matter will be dealt with approprately and quickly as we do not wish our guests to leave our premises... More

Sheffield
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

I usually stay in a hotel when I travel round Britain, and was therefore expecting a slightly lower standard. It was a lovely surprise to find that the room was clean and had the most storage space I've ever seen before! There were cupboards, drawers and shelves for everything that could possibly be needed. A generous supply of milk, tea,... More

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I stayed in the Guildford YMCA many years ago (2004) and I am compelled to write a review of it now as the experience was so poor! It was pricey, the room was small, the bathroom was unclean and the staff was unhelpful. I would NOT recommend this place at all!

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GuildfordYMCA, Guest Relations Manager at Guildford YMCA, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that you had such a bad experience eight years ago. Since then we've had 32 rooms refurbished and include an en-suite shower room. Our prices are carefully monitored to be extremely competitive in the current market. The majority of our feedback complements our staff and their helpfulness. Do come back and try us again! More

Cork, Ireland
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I never stayed in a hostel before so I didn't know what to expect. The place is very conveniently located close to the railway station and the centre of Guildford and reasonably priced for Guildford, although for £54 per night, it isn't cheap. The room was small with a very small en suite. I am not big but had to... More

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GuildfordYMCA, Guest Relations Manager at Guildford YMCA, responded to this review

We're glad to hear that your overall experience was pretty positive. We are puzzled about breakfast though, as it is inculded in your room rate anyway. A Full English breakfast costs only £4.75 to a non-resident. Our overnight Duty Officer is on hand - do call them if noise within the building is an issue.Also, we've recently purchased new, higher... More

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Additional Information about Guildford YMCA

Address: Bridge Street, Guildford GU1 4SB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Guildford
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Guildford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Guildford YMCA offers excellent value for money accommodation in a town centre location. The comfortable bedrooms each feature a writing desk, colour TV and private telephone with voicemail. Some are en-suite whilst others share the adjoining shower and toilet with one other room. The on-site restaurant offers a range of freshly prepared meals at reasonable prices. Guildford’s prestigious High Street is just three minutes away, along with the bus and train stations. ... more   less 
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