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Russell Hotel

135 - 138 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7NG , England
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Russell Hotel
Ranked #11 of 17 hotels in Weymouth
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  • 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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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
1 review
15 helpful votes 15 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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24 reviews 24 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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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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15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
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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4 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Went for a long weekend 6dec. Staff great, food great, entertainment great, room discusting ,level 3 top floor 333 sloping low ceiling had to stand on toes to see the sea through dirty mucky windows stains all over the walls and ceiling,rubber sheet on a hard mattress , but the worse of all was the heat in the room, even... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We travelled down by coach from S.Wales,the hotel location on the front was impressive.we were given room 331,we entered our room on the third floor facing the sea.the room was deplorable,sloping roof and very very compact.Being 6'5" it was definitely not the room for us.I complained to reception and was given room 223 which appeared to be in the next... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Booked the Russell for a weekend treat for my 2 sisters (late 60's). Due to disabilities requested before arrival a twin room on ground floor with shower - this was exactly what we were allocated and all had very clean comfortable rooms. The meals were excellent value for money - plenty of choice and served in super quick time all... More

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I went with my mum and dad to this hotel for the friday to monday weekend deal (£72 pp) dinner, bed and breakie. my elderly mum and dad had already been on a coach trip to the hotel on weymouth seafront, and had enjoyed it. they had given me the heads up about what to expect, and of course it... More

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Address: 135 - 138 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7NG , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Weymouth
Also Known As:
Russell Hotel Weymouth, Dorset

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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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