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The North Hill Hotel

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51 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1PY, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed overnight b&b and had a comfortable stay enjoyed a good breakfast , the staff were well mannered and efficient and although there was no outside parking there was a car park not too far away that was discounted via the hotel ... Recommend

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel based on Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Both the front of house and backroom staff could not have been more welcoming, pleasant or helpful: the double room at the rear of the hotel was bright, clean and comfortable with a large bathroom; the food - we had breakfast and dinner - was really good... More 

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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the staff from the Manager to the cleaners couldn't have been more helpful or done enough for us. With such a cheerful persona and accommodating manner they made our one night stay seem like a holiday. Well done North Hill Hotel!

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The hotel is conveniently situated in the town with many shops, restaurants, etc., within walking distance. We had an executive room at the back of the hotel with a comfortable super-king bed. Smallish room but with all the amenities you wish for except air conditioning. It was very, very hot and the small overhead fan just did not cool enough... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Hi there I dont usually do these things and feel bad as otherwise this is clearly a lovely place to eat with well cooked good food. However I had a bug in my wilted spinach was totally unacceptable, and an all time first for me at any restaurant. The fact that when you replaced the dish there was then another... More 

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Yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed here for one night during a mini tour of Essex/Kent and East Sussex. We'd been to Beth Chatto's garden at Elmstead Market and wanted somewhere to stay not too far away. The staff were welcoming, our king-size room was absolutely fine, not small as some reviewers have said. The bathroom was very clean, a good size, and had... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great location. Very friendly and helpful staff. Overall the atmosphere with the decor was clean and bright for an old building. Room was small but very clean and had everything we needed. A little hot in the room but there was an electric fan. Breakfast very nice.

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Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The hotel is very well located, clean and picturesque, well preserved old fashion interiors. The main problems was that the morning shift manager was very rude and impolite, I think she felt uncomfortable by the fact I was not English. It seems that this hotel specialize in local tourism. The room I was assigned to could not receive wifi signal.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I walked in off the street for a night. Small single room at the front of the hotel was very hot and noisy. Room was clean and well presented. Staff are very welcoming and professional. Breakfast was VG, with a superb eggs benedict option, which I recommend. Easy walk to the centre and station. Pretty good for a taxi driver... More 

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Very basic b&b. Our room was tiny - hardly enough room to move around the bed. Cheap and nasty furnishings. Grouting in shower discoloured. On a very noisy road - traffic and drunk people kept us awake during the night. Cooked breakfast good but hardly any butter on table and had to ask for ketchup and brown sauce - minuscule... More 

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