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The Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel

1 High Street, Dartford DA1 1DU, England
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The Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location, basically on high street with cafes, restaurants, shops, bars etc all close. Glad I phoned for directions prior to arriving as otherwise I would have struggled to find the car park. GPS was giving very wrong directions! Go to Dartford, then when you see signs for The Priory, follow them in the direction of the multi-storey, until you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for two nights on buisness and was quite put off by the reviews but I'm so glad I stayed. The staff are friendly, the bar is lovely and the building is fabulous. It is a grade 2 listed building and I was staying in the Lydia Bennett suite (made me as an English student chuckle).... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Only thing I can say is wow Looking for authentic history along with comfort, amenities, friendly staff and good value? Stay here!!! Food is awesome loads of choice lots going on in the bar, pool table!! No lift tho if you have disabled access but was a great stay!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is not a hotel for the fainthearted! Over300 years old, it's all stairs, quirky corridors and rooms. It's up for sale, so who can blame the owners for not upgrading the rather tatty decor?! However, my room was spotless, bedding and towels pristine white. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Food? OK for the price, though breakfast was... More 

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Macclesfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Some of the other reviews of this hotel can be off-putting but as I just wanted a bed for the night after a few days travelling, and I wanted somewhere within walking distance of the railway station, I decided to stay here. I'm pleased that I did. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was clean and had all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A touch run-down but full of history and character. Reception efficient and friendly, and my room clean and spacious. It was a Wednesday night and the bar was not busy, so there was no problem with noise. Bar food average, but arrived without delay. Location ideal if you like to be in the centre of town. Only criticism would be... More 

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Bexleyheath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

15 of our wedding party stayed here and we all agreed that, although the place needed a bit of tlc, we couldn't fault the helpfulness of the staff - they kept a room ready for us with coffee and tea and the barstaff were very accommodating. Rooms were spacious and the bed linen was clean. Breakfast was full English. Great... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

stayed at this hotel 9/08/14 only told when booking in that the room was a noisy room to late to change hotel dj music till 2am then bar staff told us there was no breakfast on sundays so paid £55 and on breakfast beast give this place a miss

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Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My friend and I stayed here on Saturday 7 June as we were going to the theatre and this was near and only £40. We looked on Tripadvisor the night before and seriously thought about cancelling our reservation as the reviews were so horrific, but we didn't. Yes the hotel is shabby and could do with a refurb but then... More 

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Sheffield
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Stayed here on a business commute, it was a nightmare. The sheets were dirty and filthy and straight from the likely lads era. The whole place needed a clean and to top it off there was death metal band playing that night. You couldn't make it up, I would just get settled and then daa daar they would start up... More 

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