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Riverside Hotel

2 North Station Rd, Colchester CO1 1RB, England
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Ranked #16 of 17 hotels in Colchester
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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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colchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to hotel on Friday 13th June for pre birthday treat. It was perfect start to my birthday weekend. What a lovely young couple. Great clean room with everything we needed to have pleasant stay. Very helpfull couple and very friendly. Breakfast was lovely and they made our night away so enjoyable.Will deffinatley use this lovely quaint hotel again and... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

do not go to this hotel it is bad-we booked an overnight stay after a wedding nearby. The room stank of drains, the cold tap swung on its axis, mould in the shower and then every pillow was stained both sides with bright yellow and blood splatters on one. We called for replacements that didnt come ,upon calling again (phone... More

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Ipswich
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Five of us stayed here for a girls weekend away and we were very impressed! Debs checked us in and went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. I assume she is the person other reviews are referring to but our experience with her couldn't be further from those! I can see that she wouldn't take any rubbish but,... More

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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Ok so we booked one night as we were going out in Colchester, getting ready in the room with music on the iPad (not particularly loud) and the owner comes storming in shouting and swearing at us all and telling us to "Calm the f down" and she would "see us in the morning" and if we didn't like it... More

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Myself and 4 of my friends booked here for a cheap no thrills stay as it is close to the town centre, we were checked in by a very nice man, who offered to help with bags, changed our rooms to be closer together, advised of breakfast times (which after a night out we were looking forward to) at 8:45... More

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London
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We arrived to be greeted by a lovely man, who showed us to our rooms. Yeh the rooms aren't the greatest decor wise, but I expected it to be dated. However the room was filthy, mouldy and not properly cleaned. We had low music on in our room whilst we were getting ready, and had a knock at the door,... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Words fail me how awful this hotel is. The owner is the most rude vile specimen I have ever met so umprofessional shouting and swearing at guests stinking of alcohol!! Mold and damp in room, dust everywhere. Don't waste your money staying here.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Booked two rooms for one night. After finding the side entrance we had to wait to 10 minutes to be let into the reception/bar because the reception staff wasn't even in the building!? After being rushed through a check in, in which we were told breakfast was between 8 and 9.30, we we're shown our rooms, both we're small as... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Booked in for 4 nights lasted 6 hours room smelt musky a brown stain on the mattress you would struggle to sleep with the noise from the high street also u need 2 be a size zero to get in the shower the hotel badge should be stripped an hostel should be put in its place do not stay!!!!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Working out of town got to the hotel at 4.30am after been told it was 24hr booking in we could not find the entrance the parking is shocking after finding the entrance we had to wait a further 20 mins to wait for the reception lady/ only person working there to let us in the room was dirty with sweat... More

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Address: 2 North Station Rd, Colchester CO1 1RB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
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