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Scheregate Hotel

36 Osborne Street, Colchester CO2 7DB, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 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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Retford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I don't recognise the place from these reviews. The hotel I stayed at was quaint, charming, central and crucially for the centre of Colchester, has a decent sized car park. I seem to recall that there were some olde worlde rooms that lacked facilities and some modern, motel style rooms in an annexe so you pay your money and you... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I was working on the garrison and i stayed here for 6 months was pleasant enough and the sheets and towels were changed daily ,breakfast was average ... There was not allways a member of staff on hand or was difficult to locate one when needed.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

I stayed in Colchester to see my Daughter it was very good for money I paid . I would recommend it anybody if your want a nice cheap Hotel ! Very close to the town centre all need really if that's what your looking for .

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Only stay here if everywhere else is full the rooms are lost in a time warp although they are clean. The breakfast once it arrived wasn't worth the wait and despite being described as a full English it definatley wasn't . on a plus point the owner was friendly and I have stayed in worse

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stoke-on-trent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

I found my room(11) very clean and comfortable. In my room there were tea and coffee making facilities, colour TV(only 5 channels but I do not spend my time watching TV when on holiday!)The bedding and towels were changed daily and the room was kept tydy and hoovered every day too.The cooked breakfast etc was very well served. The guesthouse... More 

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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2010

This is definitely the worst accommodation I have ever stayed in. The previous reviews about the cold are an understatement! I had to sleep in at least 4 layers of clothing and a thick jacket as the duvets on the beds are more like towels. The bed itself was so uncomfortable I would have had a better nights sleep on... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

I stayed at the b & b for one night i am aware that the building in very old but the owners need to up date it, the enterance, lounge and restaurant must heve been furnished in the 1950's everything is tired and worn. I stayed in room 11, i had to shout for a member of staff to let... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

never again will i stay here the rooms are so clod i was sure i had arrived at the north pole! even the 2extra blankets and dressing gowns from family living there didnt help. it was so cold the bed sheets were damp! i did ask about the heating i was told the heating goes off at 10.30pm which is... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2010

This could be such a gem of a B&B, but sadly it's just tired and lacklustre. It is located centrally in Colchester which is its one redeeming feature and it does have secure parking, although the shutters don't go up till 9am, so don't bank on an early start! The room I stayed in was a twin; very basic furnishings,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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85 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

This is an older place (well, being a 15th-century building that's a bit of an understatement) a few minutes from both the centre of Colchester and the Colchester town railway station (note, this is a side-station, not the main Colchester station, so you need to switch trains at the main station). No doubt the sort of people who expect the... More 

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