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Walkabout Inn

13 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HN, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is great, 5 minutes walk from the Manchester Central venue, plenty of bars, restaurant and supermarkets all around. The gentleman who checked me in was quite friendly but usually there is nobody at the reception: if you need anything you need to go to the pub (as I did). The room itself was ok but it really needed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Hands down the worst place I have ever stayed. Stains on all the walls, floors & ceilings. Our carpet was damp, presumably from where sick had been cleaned up or beer was spilled. You get what you pay for but that was worse than £15.00 I paid. Would never stay here again.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Wasn't even that cheap! Except the bedsheets and the towels I don't think anyone cleaned the room before! We couldn't close the window which was broken When we arrived the reception was closed (I feel like it was never really open actually!), luckily a woman gave us the code for the door Creepy place perfect for an horror movie! (not... More 

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West Hartlepool, null, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stayed there last night and it's definitely the dirtiest hotel I've ever stayed in, apart from the bedsheets nothing looked as if it had been cleaned and this place can't own a hoover. Our room had a window that wouldn't shut so a draught all night and the music was blasting out even though we were on the fourth floor.... More 

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England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Despite being a Tuesday, extremely loud noise/sound system until 2am not 11pm, 63db, walls shook. During the day where I live it's 21db. "Curtains" don't close and used cotton buds with ear wax was on the floor. Staff live there. Soap dispenser didn't work. Peeling walls. No WiFi.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We knew this would be grotty when we booked as it was the cheapest place in central Manchester, and we weren't disappointed. Someone had urinated in the lift quite recently, and none of the staff seemed too bothered about clearing it up. The bathroom was full of black mold and had clearly not been cleaned since the last time someone... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I can put less then terrible or i would. Never in my life have i been some where so disgusting. The lift literally smelt of dead people, there was blood on our radiator! £45 is not cheap in the grand scheme of things and i wouldnt even pay £20 for this place. I genuinely feared for my health! The carpet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Me and my mate used this place for the second time on 8th November whilst in town for a football match. We found the staff in the hotel very polite & friendly and they let us check in early which was very handy as we were in a rush. The bar/club downstairs is perfect for enjoying a few cheap drinks... More 

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Sandbach, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

After none of the bar staff seemed to understand how to check us in; and seemed genuinely surprised that the hostel even existed we managed to check in to our room. The lift smelt like someone had died in it and the flickering lights would have been more at home on the set of a horror film. In our room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I Stay for 2 nights on a football weekend, and for the price I payed I expected a little bit rough and ready. Very cheap ! But this place is Grimm ! 8 men squeezed into 1 tiny room, in bunk beds designed for children. The bar was a sticky dirty mess from start to finish. And forget about sleep... More 

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