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The Riverside Hotel

2 Burrell Road, Ipswich IP2 8JF, England
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Ranked #29 of 37 Ipswich B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I popped in with the Mrs. for a bit of Sunday lunch before catching the train from the station opposite. We had two very delicious and good value for money roast dinners. Nice selection of beers too so we were very pleased with our orders. Pub was newly decorated and looked very nice. Very comfortable settings and good number of... More 

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were five to stay there for three nights in one double ensuite room, one double room and one single room. Bear in mind that not all room have ensuite, so be careful when you book if you don't want to share. The pub is nice, it's been completely renovated, the food is good and the staff are nice. It's... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely terrible experience! I booked this hotel a month ago through trivago. I knew we would be late due to flights so I rang the hotel and told them we wouldnt arrive till between 12 and 1 that night. She told us that would be no problem and someone would be there to let us in when we'd arrive. We... More 

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stopped for a drink here last Saturday and decided to eat. The pub has had a recent makeover and is so different to what it used to be. All of the staff were polite, friendly and very efficient. The food we had was very good and very reasonably priced. The menu was varied and had plenty of choice. We will... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A cheap and easy place to have some food and drink. Stopped in when i was in the area with work. Staff are polite and the food and drink is cheap. We didn't have much time to explore so not sure where else there is to eat in the area.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Upon arrival I was greeted with a friendly smile and shown to our room. It was basic but clean. There isn't much to say apart from it was cheap and you shouldn't expect too much since it didn't cost that much. The bathroom could do with a bit of a fix up but everything worked and since we were out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the riverside on a week night for work, after reading terrible reviews about the place I was a little worried about what may lay before me. Upon arrival I was pleasantly surprised, the pub below was quiet with not many people in...not enough in fact. I was checked in quickly and shown to my room (14), clean,... More 

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Kent england
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights, never again. The description of this hotel is very misleading, refurbishment a figure of their imagination. Good location was the only positive thing about it. No breakfast or evening meal although had booked b & b, restaurant was closed and reading reviews looks like had been closed for some time not just prior to our stay... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The appearance of a third world bomb site greets you as you pull into the car park at the rear of the Hotel (pub). The staff were pleasant enough on arrival but the cash machine was broken. So it is cash on arrival, Why? Because once you see the room you ain't gona want to pay, so check your room... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This hotel has to be the worst in the world. The check-in process was a nightmare. My room as small, smelly, and very dirty. The lights didn't work properly, the window wouldn't close, and the glass was smashed (with a hole). The bed was very small (small single size) and had hard lumps in the mattress. There was only one... More 

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