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Riverside Hotel

2 North Station Rd, Colchester CO1 1RB, England
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Shanklin, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Urgently in need of investment to deal with tired decor, old room furnishings, mouldy and dirty window sills, bad plumbing - barely a trickle of water from hot water tap, jug instead of the stated shower, paper thin walls from the unsympathetic conversion with the result we could hear another guest being sick, and the - highlight? - to find... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worse hotel I have ever stayed in. On arrival the lady was extremely unhelpful. No toilets on the ground floor in rooms only. Rooms smell and freezing cold. Showers are a dribble. Breakfast was cold, run out of coffee homeless man sleeping in hallway

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Iv stayed 3 times, free parking with a nice cooked breakfast the rooms are nice and comfortable. Thay are not the clean ist rooms but bed was clean. It was quiet and i had a good sleep i would definitely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I stayed in the Hotel for an evening, The hotel was great and the staff really friendly. I find it really unfair on the Hotel for some reviewers to put what they have! The hotel was great for the money I paid and would go again without hesitation. Its an old building but that is the charm!. In life you... More 

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Thank michael c
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I cannot stress enough how dirty the room was. Dirty bedsheets, mould everywhere in the room,cobwebs, dirty toilet sit, dirty coffee spoons and a pair of trainers a previous occupant left under the bed we were sleeping. Completely unhygenic.

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Sale
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I wrote a review last year but it does not seem to have been posted.We booked for Christmas 2013 for 3 nights. The room was small - double bed, chest of draws and a wardrobe - but more than adequate. The bathroom was small, but again did the job. It was clean and tidy and everything worked. You need to... More 

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fife scotland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Basic hotel you get what you pay for, good breakfast, could have had some entertainment on in bar area, cheep and cheerful, good parking area to rear of hotel walking distance to town centre, staff lovely and helpful, we've been twice to this hotel.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We've just got back from visiting my daughter and her family and booked in to the riverside hotel, I don't normally do looking at reviews but my son and law does and when we arrived before check in time we went to their house first and he looked up the hotel, well as you can see the majority of the... More 

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Thank Juliet C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

First the positives, very nice staff, a good full English breakfast, plenty of parking and a easy walk through the park to the castle and town centre. The downside - the Hotel is very shabby, our room was very poor, many things worn out and broken or dirty. Situated just the other side of the river from the Hotel is... More 

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Thank Anthony H
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

we traveling by bus, to hosptial. a bit hard to find main door, very sruffy railings and steep steps good job it was day time, those steps not lighted, would be not good. entrance hall dull had to phone to say u arrived, as booked ahead, arrived early by 20mins room not ready, they gave us anorther one very bascic,... More 

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