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The Riverside Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   2 Burrell Road, Ipswich IP2 8JF, England
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Ranked #32 of 38 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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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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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

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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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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89 reviews 89 reviews
23 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Rather weary of writing a review, as I didn’t book or pay for the hotel. As part of a uni exchange program, me and a couple of friends stayed here for two nights. Having initially read the reviews, I didn’t have high hopes. Truth was that it was better than expected, but still hugely disappointing. As a regular ‘budget’-hotel traveller,... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Polite staff on entry was please with this. Car park looks unsafe and dingy. No card payments, although cash point opposite. Room- hole in window covered by cardboard, sheets and stuff quite clean, walls paper thin! Would'nt let my dog stay there!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Nearly cried on entry to room. Broken/damaged and marked old sink unit, kettle not easy to use, headboard of bed hanging off wall, window would not shut (note January), hole next to electric socket, neither small lights worked, no plug in bath, no drawer in bedside cabinet, damaged wardrobe door, inside had not been dusted, creased curtains not hung properly,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for just one night on tues the sixth of August when dropping my mum off to her sisters in kesgrave the staff were very friendly couldn't do enough to help my room was what I was expecting for the price £35 spotlessly clean with a bonus of river views tea coffee tv etc etc I had... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

Old fashioned, paper thin walls. My neighbour being sick at 3am! Cold, dirty, small, useless shower. Tiny staircase no lift, no staff to help you. Kitchen staff slagging each other off in the morning. Poor cheap quality breakfast. A truly awful hell hole.

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Additional Information about The Riverside Hotel

Address: 2 Burrell Road, Ipswich IP2 8JF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Ipswich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Riverside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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