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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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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Derby
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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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kelso
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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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london
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Me and my fiancée stayed in this hotel after going to a concert in Newcastle on a Saturday night we arrived back there at around 1.30am. At 4am in the mornin we were woken by a drunk group shouting and banging as they couldn't get in there room. Then 5.30 am arrived, and the group arrived in room next door... More 

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Geordiland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

After my first visit I swore I would not book this hotel again. My grand daughter wanted her wedding there so we decided to give it another try. We were told we would be put in touch with their wedding planner. We paid £1350 deposit to them towards the wedding........... I was proved right about this place when the planner... More 

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Tyne and Wear
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Lovely meal today, very friendly attentive staff, lovely setting, good value for money the restaurant was very busy but the staff greeted us warmly and showed us to the table, service was quick and the food good, we will definitely return

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My parents held their Ruby Wedding anniversary party here and it was great, the room was beautifully decorated and the food was lovely, staff were so helpful and friendly. We all stayed for the night and the rooms were clean and tidy and the breakfast was really nice. The staff even warned a group of young guests who were also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I got married on New Year's Day 2015. My reception was held here and I couldn't have dreamt of better. Some staff had been awake all night making sure our venue room was all ready following a party the evening before. Staff were wonderful on our arrival and couldn't help us or our guests enough. Food was fabulous for wedding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Having read the reviews I was a little worried but yet again it was confirmed you shouldn't believe every thing you read!! We had an amazing evening. The restaurant was decorated for christmas and the tables were all beautifully laid. We had a set menu and all 3 courses were beautifully presented and delicious. We're we served drinks by the... More 

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