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The Hydro Hotel

Queens Promenade, Douglas IM2 4NF
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Ranked #10 of 23 hotels in Douglas
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Aidan T Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just stayed here for two weeks. Excellent hotel and plenty of room for all the family. Obviously had a larger room reading other comments. Food at both breakfast and in the restaurant excellent and warm. breakfast cooked to order but always quickly served even when hotel is full - much better than other hotels who have buffets. staff friendly and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent 5 days here Our room was on the smaller size but clean and adequate at the rear of the hotel Some of our party had mega size rooms with great sea views So its basically luck of the draw The food is good and plenty of it The choice may be limited but just ask and they'll try... More

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Oxford, UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights at the Hydro Hotel - picked mainly because it was the only one we could find that would take a small dog. The room was small (room 402) but it had a great view over the beach and promenade. Daily servicing of the room is a plus even for such a short stay. The reception... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having just spent week at the (hydro hotel douglas i.o,m,room 204. disappointed only shower no bath & no wardrobe,the room could have been cleaner,the all the meals very good,& staff very friendly/ our coach operators was alfa ,our driver was jef,best driver we have been with,full day southern tour,next full day northern. 6th day half day tour laxy.thanks jef,had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here recently for the third time in less than twelve months. Rooms are nicely appointed and are serviced daily to a high standard. Some of the corridors and staircases are in need of a little redecoration but overall the hotel is pleasant and comfortable. Free wifi is provided, although patchy in certain rooms. Breakfast is excellent with a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What you see is what you get. The Hydro was ideal as a base for trips round the island. The room was very small, but clean, well equipped, comfortable and had a view over the beach. The restaurant provided an excellent and varied breakfast (Including Manx Kippers), a little less successful evening meals, but all in all, value for money.... More

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Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and me stayed 30/7/14 to 3/8/14 we had a family room the hotel needs some redecoration but otherwise not a bad place to stay staff were friendly nothing was a problem the room was well serviced we ate from bar menu a couple of nights good food and large portions the hotel is far enough from hustle and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

very good hotel for it's rating, travelled with Alfa Travel 20/07/2014, stayed for 6 days, pleasant reception staff ,and very impressed with food (plenty of choice and good quality) and good service, room fine, well furnished with large bathroom. This was our first time in I.O.M and I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Douglas.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Came back to Douglas with my wife 45 years since my last visit. Came on a Coopers Tours holiday and we stayed at the hydro. Our room (405) had a great view of the sea. The food was excellent and most of the staff were very accommodating. We will definitely come back again.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Needs modernising, some rooms are very small. Food is above standard,with some variety. Staff are very good & attentive . My room had residue of smoking (ash) there was a cigarette butt, on the window frame& residue of butts outside, flicked through the window, I told reception, they gave me a air spray. Hotel is on the Prom & a... More

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Address: Queens Promenade, Douglas IM2 4NF
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
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The Hydro Hotel Isle Of Man/Douglas

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The Hydro is a well established Isle of Man hotel, situated on the historic Queen's Promenade overlooking Douglas Bay. The Hydro is a 55 bedroom hotel, built in 1910, offering modern facilities, whilst retaining its original character. The Hotel is open throughout the year and we welcome all guests on business or leisure. ... more   less 
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