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Rivers Edge Hotel

Riverside Park | Green Lane, Gateshead NE10 0SB, England (Formerly The Elephant on the Tyne Hotel)
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were part of a coach group staying here for the arrival of 2016. The staff seemed untrained in every way for a normal day, never mind the biggest event in our calendar. We were just left to fend for ourselves. A singer turned up but she also had to look after herself, she was given no timetable whatsoever. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Yesterday my wife and I had our wedding celebrations at the River's Edge hotel and had the best day ever. We booked the hotel 2 years ago when it was The Elephant on the Tyne partly because of the views of the river but mainly because of the owners at the time as they really sold the hotel to us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

OMG. This was The Elephant on The Tyne, but under new Ownership since February 2015, and renamed. Don't know if definition qualifies this as a hotel. Zero * Rating Themed Room grubby and dark, needed decorating, handle missing off bath, shower leaked, taps difficult to turn off, panel coming off bathroom door, Window difficult to close, floors creaked in room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and found the hotel to be perfect for a weekend in newcastle. The only small things we found were, the bedroom was very hot at night and the shower was very temperamental, freezing or scalding! Also not walking distance to city so taxi is definitely needed. However the bed was very comfy, the staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Staff are really friendly and nothing seems too much trouble. Very busy decor but comfy room one single and a double with ample tea coffee and complimentary biscuits. Room needed a good dust. Can't comment on ford or bar. Can be a bit noisy with doors banging and creaking. Free car park and lovely location by river. Wifi sometimes not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Great weekend spent here. Very comfy spotless room. Vincent greeted us & checked us in. Very friendly guy who also served us later in the bar, nothing was to much trouble, definitely stay here again, very good value for money. Tea coffee & nice biscuits in room also complimentary toiletries.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed here for the ESAA Athletics Championships last week, the staff couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful to some very weary travelers. Rooms were fine and we all enjoyed the food, curry night was excellent and the breakfasts ( we tried both the continental & the weekend cooked) were really good. We parked at the hotel and walked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed here last night and have to say it was really value for money,called the day before to ask if we could get into our room early as was off to see mrs browns boys in the afternoon and was told no problem!! arrived and Andrew was very welcoming and couldnt help us enough......................breakfast was superb!! full english is highly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

good friendly..hotel..Andy..couldn't be more helpful ..would stay there any time all staff very friendly ...Little out the way,but taxi only £6..about..40 min steady walk along the river bank To Newcastle centre..were there's pubs every where

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

stayed here for the second time in about 6 months due to the cost and location. my partner and I use this as a base when we are out in Newcastle. the rooms are basic but very clean and the staff are very friendly we'll definitely use this hotel again in the future

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