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Wensum Lodge Hotel

Bridge Street, Fakenham NR21 9AY, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Fakenham
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
TCM47 Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights in a windowless room (a roof light with inefficient blackout facility only), that smelt stale. The en-suite was accessed by ill fitting doors,and had an unbelievably low washbasin and small shower access although water was hot and plentiful. Bedding was very clean but the mattress and pillows were extremely hard. Only 1 bed had a side table... More 

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Bishops Stortford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I have had the pleasure of staying at Wensum Lodge a couple of times now when working local. The first time we stayed our initial thought was to head into town to a pub for food and drinks and we tried the weatherspoons (close by). But we now know this to be a mistake. The food at Wensum lodge is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We visited on New Year's Eve for two nights, hotel rooms were clean, spacious with the very nice addition of a bottle of water in the room every day. Breakfast was fantastic but sadly dinner was not to anywhere near the same standard. I suspect completion from nearby has had an effect. A well known chain of pubs serving food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed for one night after attending Fakenham Races. We arrived at the hotel early but they had a room ready and were only too happy to let us check in. Everywhere in the hotel was spotlessly clean and tidy and furnishings were of a good standard. It is true that some things may seem dated but it is an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

if your expecting the Hilton - check into a Hilton. I stayed at this Hotel yesterday, and have got to say I was expecting the worst after reading the recent reviews. I have got to say, this is a very pleasant place to stay, the staff couldn't do any more to help - and the food in the restaurant in... More 

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Hotel is situated by the river and is of good 3 star standard. The bedroom was large and well kept with plenty of hanging space and drawers. Bed was a nice size with lovely duvet and pillows. There was a small lounge with a bar and a separate room with a pool table and seating. We only used the restaurant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stayed at the hotel for one night to go to thursford christmas spectacular! £80 for one night isnt expensive but it is for this hotel! Very dated decour in the rooms mis matched furniture old broken furniture in the wardrobe area! Clean enough room but lacking attention to detail windows need a good clean to get rid of the mould,... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Friendly and helpful hotel which was a pleasure to stay in. We were cycle touring and booked in in the late afternoon. The hotel staff made us welcome, sorted out secure storage for our bikes, and helped my wife with her cycle bags to our room. Our room was comfortable, clem and spacious. We had an evening meal as well... More 

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Ideal location for tourism, the river outside is picturesque, sadly this is where the pro's end. I cannot believe that this place is £90 a night, you can pay that for a night in a central London hotel! Our bath plug was blocked, our ceiling light didn't work, behind the bar they would not take a card payment for less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Myself and a friend stayed overnight The room was spotlessly clean, well equipped, comfortable and good value The decor was delightful Our lunch was excellent and so was the extensive breakfast, I am a vegetarian and was delighted with the menu choice Check in and Check out was efficient The staff were attentive and could not have done more for... More 

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