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Riverside Hotel

2 North Station Rd, Colchester CO1 1RB, England
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  • Location
    3 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 of 5 stars
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Maesteg
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all this is a listed building and therefore there are limitations as to what they can do. If you want 5 star accommodation at a budget price this place will not live up to your expectations. The Twin room that we had was comfortable and clean and was refreshed everyday whilst we were there. The Breakfast is nice... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were taking a cruise out of Harwich and decided that Colchester was perhaps a good stop off point and stay over for one night. I think I must have failed to read the reviews before booking otherwise I would have thought twice. Sadly I have to agree with a lot of the comments others have put.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Although very central with free parking and great riverside walk through the park to the Castle and Town Centre it's a very sad building inside! We had a very comfortable bed and good sized room but it was very very basic (but then it has budget pricing!). No toiletries in the bathroom apart from soap dispenser and no biscuits with... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

OK. The man on our arrival was very friendly and showed us to our room. The room was old and needs renovation. We went to breakfast. 7.30 am-9.00 am on a Saturday! A little later would have been better having not to check out until 11am and having got in at 3am. The lady who served breakfast seemed inconvenienced that... More 

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Craiova,Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

They write that the cancellation is free, but IT IS NOT. They will charge you 100% if you cancel your booking in less than 10 days before the booked date. I experienced this:in the week before the 16th of March 2015,I booked a twin room for 3 days from the 16th of March until the 19th of March (177GBP). In... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Good location for station and for Colchester centre. Staff were very helpful. Room clean and comfortable. Shower was a mixer type above the bath and was not easy to get right temperature. Overall Hotel is a bit basic but good price so good value for money

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

On arrival we were told breakfast was 8-930am. We went down at 9-910 to ne told there had been a mistake and that it finished at 9 however checking with the member of staff who checked us in, they ddecided to do our breakfast... the filter coffee pot was empty so I asked for morw which we was told no... More 

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n somerset England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

upon arriving and being shown to our room, we were horified to find basic needs were not met, a bath towel each, nothing else availiabe , the toilet still had feacal matter around the bowl and hair dust in bathroom on the floor and in the bath, the sink was in the bedroom very unsightly, bed was basic with no... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Booked this without checking trip adviser! On arrival was shown to a family room, I think I was in shock!!! I could not believe what I was seeing!!! Had a room move to smaller twin which on the whole was better but if it had not been bankholiday I would have certainly asked for my money back, there is so... More 

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Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I don't know what is worst between a poor breakfast (just a toast, orange juice and cereals) or the small bed, just for one person that they sell as a double. Not really claned and the woman owner was rude. When we could finally leave that place, there's no ona at the reception and so we didn't know where to... More 

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