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Russell Hotel

135 - 138 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7NG , England
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Russell Hotel
Ranked #12 of 18 hotels in Weymouth
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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cwmbran
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading some of the reviews I went to the Russell with some major concerns, firstly I have always stayed in 4 or 5 star hotels all over the world, so needless to say I had visions of a dilapidated hotel. First the good points, hotel rooms were spotless, large comfortable beds, tea maker telephone and television, with en-suite bathroom... More

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Wales
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked on a trip to this hotel after cancellation of another holiday. After reading other reviews my expectations were low. I need not have worried! Being single, the room allocated was more than I needed, clean, flat screen tv, plenty of drawer and hanging space, tea/coffee facility and a toilet and shower room. Although I did not have a sea... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend away. After reading the bad reviews about this hotel I wasn't expecting much. On arriving our cases were taken up to our room (132) it's was a lovely big room with 3 single beds which were spotlessly clean , so was the room and bathroom . The staff were so friendly and helpfull. The food... More

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Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been before, though not with Daish's, we're definitely going up and certainly won't be matched for the price ! We couldn't fault the food, the entertainment was good, their manager, David, is the ultimate, consummate professional !!! A veritable attribute, nothing's insurmountable to this young man! ... Long may he be at the helm !!! As for cleanliness, the chambermaid... More

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

On arrival at the Russell Hotel we were given the key to our room and told our luggage would be brought to our room so while waiting I went to use the toilet however I was unable to do so as it had excrement all around the pan and the toilet seat. My husband had to clean it so I... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

spent a weekend at this hotel with a group off 12 we asked for single beds but but were given doubles the toilet seat was broke the shower was coverd in mould the room was in need of a good clean. next the food that was served for two people would not have filled one person breakfast was evan worse... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Now under new owners the hotel is already showing signs of improvement, I revisited Jan 2014. and noticed numerous improvements Rumours are that the hotel will receive major refurbishment in the future.Dispite its appearance it is a very popular hotel with elderly people .It is very good value for money and of course the half price bar helps! Food adequate... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

it is a nice hotel just been taken over by daish holidays they are given it a face lift with some paint as it needed it as it is a old hotel menus ans entertainment are the same for the last five years since we been going there so need a change staff are friendly enough but are kept in... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

we have been coming for the last 10 years.for the veterans weekend every June The Russell in my opinion could benefit from a make-over we have a room on the 2nd floor with a sea view. 227- also entertainment bar is in the basement, could do with some kind of air flow. would'.nt like to be on the third floor... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Just returned home from the Russell after a 4 night stay and although it is very tired looking and in need of some serious t.l.c we had a really nice time and met some nice people including the new owner, the food was o.k.and entertainment good our room was big but the bathroom was soo cold but there was a... More

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Additional Information about Russell Hotel

Also Known As:
Russell Hotel Weymouth
Russell Hotel Weymouth, Dorset
Address: 135 - 138 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7NG , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Weymouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 18 hotels in Weymouth
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Russell Hotel is perfect for short & weekend leisure breaks in Weymouth – ideal for adult-only, half-board breaks. The coastal hotel is an ideal base for a holiday or short break to Weymouth, boasting easy access to the surrounding countryside, the town centre just a short walk away and the Channel Islands reachable by Condor Ferries' state-of-the-art hydrofoil. The spacious hotel restaurant serves a traditional English breakfast and a three-course dinner followed by tea or coffee. After this, why not retire to the lounge bar and relax with friends or enjoy the great live inclusive entertainment provided every evening by a variety of local musicians? The more energetic can even boogie the night away on the dance floor. The Russell Hotel offers a variety of short break packages throughout the year, including Nostalgia breaks and the ever-popular Tinsel & Turkey breaks during November and December. ... more   less 

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