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30 Knighstone Road, Weston super Mare, England
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
lj3627 Tonypandy, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Tonypandy, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch here today 20oz mixed grill advertised not for faint hearted, Must have been the price £13.50 Coz I was still hungry and was extremely dissatisfied with portions, Girlfriend had rump n scampi £9.45 was nice but again not worth money. Both plates were exactly same size considering mine was 20oz

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was a surprise birthday my darling girlfriend had booked a few weeks back. we got there we had a few drinks before we could check in nice big place, so my girlfriend went on to check us in,we had a big surprise we got to move to a better room number 6, we had a storm coming where we... More

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hitchin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Old Colonian is in a fantastic location, close to the beach and pier. it benefits from a great pub / restaurant and is competitively priced. However, after a long and tiring day of working, we finally reached the hotel and rang the bell at reception. Nothing. We held on for a few minutes then rang again. After a few... More

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Worcestershire
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Not impressed at all. We just wanted a pub lunch with a pint so ordered a sandwich and a jacket potato with cheese and beans. The sandwich was awful, very small and the chicken filling was like rubber. It came with a very small portion of chips. The baked potato was again very small and tasteless. The bill was over... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Just spent the night at the Old Colonial the postives are its location right on the seafront near the Pier, good parking and the young lady on reception was outstanding. Polite and very helpful probably the best thing about our stay. The negatives would have to be the room we were allocated, which although acceptably clean and tidy and comfortable... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stayed for one night, staff were all very helpful. The room was clean, the only way I could fault it, it was very warm. The location is excellent 200 meters from the pier and across the road from the beach. Best feature car park next to the hotel and cost of the room included parking fee. Might not be suitable... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Stayed here may 2014 for two nights small hotel, ok for a night or two, rooms clean and tidy, if you have front sea view room expect some noise not only from traffic but from bars next door. Breakfast good but no fresh fruit offered just cereal.This is a cheap and cheerfull hotel with no thrills, for longer breaks i... More

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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Very busy, short staffed, they had run out of pie only had one left of Steak and Kidney and one of Chicken and Mushroom. Were told we had a 40 min wait although the food arrived within 30min, served by a surly waitress. Pie was dry the filling questionable, chips slightly warm. Very disappointed would not eat there again. Inside... More

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Nottingham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Good location right on the seafront, 2-4-1 value in the pub/restaurant, very large room - plenty of room for our 4 suitcases! - with large wardrobe and drawer space. Good desk/workspace with wi-fi free of charge. Very helpful staff carried our very heavy suitcases (our 2-night stay was part of a longer holiday) up to the second floor. Be aware... More

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Used this bar/ restaurant for 3 nights. Was with a large group of friends and 2 of us decided to have the 14oz rib eye steak with all the trimmings as it seemed good value at the price. Worked out at £8.00 each. At that price I didn't expect much, but the food when it arrived was simply amazing. A... More

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Address: 30 Knighstone Road, Weston super Mare, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Weston super Mare
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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