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Days Inn Watford Gap

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Roadchef Motorway Service Area | M1 Motorway, Watford NN6 7UZ, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very friendly and helpful staff, gave lots of advice on local areas to eat and directions avoiding going up and down moterway!. Lovely clean very large room. My self and young daughter and very comfortable and safe. Bargain at £25.00. Would have happily paid more.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carpets and furniture were stained. 1 pillow was stained and another had hairs on. Bed was comfortable but you cannot put anything on bedside tables as they have bedside lamp with large base fixed to them.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are large and great, service was fine, however noise level is an issue. I had a room on the non-motorway side to be free from that noise however I had the noise from the road chef air-conditioning/ or other engines wining all night. Parking was fine and its great that it was near facilities but you could struggle... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Prepaid for 2 nights for F1 silverstone for £170. On arrival receptionist was very pleasant, we were handed key for room 36 (back of hotel upstairs) on entering room there was already someone occupying the room, luckily they were out so we quickly vacated & met an embarrassed reception lady in the hallway who was rushing to give us correct... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The staff were very pleasant and the bedding clean but unfortunately that is where my positivity ends. The hotel was tatty with paint etc peeling. Beside lamp didnt work. The room felt tired and shabby. Elephants must be living upstairs the soundproofing was non existant. The room was hot and stuffy no air conditioning. We had booked via friends whose... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very helpful staff, clean spacious room, free wi fi, extra pillows in the room, cheap price. What's not to like? Main improvement would be signage telling you it is OK to go the opposite way down a 'no entry' access road to get there from the north bound M1.Fortunately I had emailed the hotel for details and got brilliant directions... More

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Samantha D, Manager at Days Inn Watford Gap, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for review, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Days Inn. Back rooms are alot quiter, and I am trying to get bigger signage for the slip roads on both south and north bounds for guests to see more clearly. Guests are welcome to phone or email to ask us if... More

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Overall, the room decor and cleanliness was good enough and it was cheap. Hotel is on South side services but if you arrive northbound, you can go across the bridge to the south band service where the hotel is. It is signposted but not too well-signposted. Room was very stuffy and warm and had a damp smell to it. Was... More

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We spent one night at the Days Inn to break up a long journey. The room was only £30 for the night and was spacious and clean but worn. The bed wasn't particularly comfortable but for that price I wasn't too concerned. The shower was hot and powerful and the road noise wasn't bad considering how near the motorway is.... More

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Samantha D, Manager at Days Inn Watford Gap, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for you review, the rooms on the back are more quite, and we do advisor guest's that if you arrive on the northbound you can follow the road round the back of the lorry park and use the no entry slip road to get onto southbound where we are. Guest's are allowed to use this. Thank you... More

Somerset, England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We recently spent 3 days at the Days Inn, Watford Gap. The good: the staff were friendly and helpful: there was no noise from the motorway. The not so good: parking (disabled) was difficult: the rooms were tatty, but fairly clean: there were no spare duvets available (my hubby feels the cold and one duvet was not enough): the noise... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Hotel itself is what you would expect - rather tired -but cheap....and only for 1 night.... but Receptionist Sam was really helpful - HOWEVER we were given seriously wrong information as to position of Hotel. This hotel is on the services SOUTHBOUND but is accessible from Northbound by exiting via a service road at the rear of the petrol station,... More

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Samantha D, Manager at Days Inn Watford Gap, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, i do apologise about the directions you received i don't know if this was the call centre or the hotel directly. The postcode is the same for both sides and we do advise our guests that they can use the slip roads to get from one side to the other. Again i apologise, and we... More

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Address: Roadchef Motorway Service Area | M1 Motorway, Watford NN6 7UZ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Watford
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — Days Inn Watford Gap 1.5*
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