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Marlborough Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sea Front, Felixstowe IP11 2BJ, England
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight- Saturday August 2nd 2014, my husband and I should be staying in this hotel. We paid £70 for a seaview double room..We were given Room 312 which was on the 3rd floor...the lift which is the smallest I have ever seen only went to the 2nd floor so we had to climb stairs to get to our room. On... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and friendly staff but the hotel needs a big remodelation everything is to old me and my wife spend last night there. The view excellent if you stay in the rooms with sea view. I don't understand why at 2.30 pm we try eat something in the pub's hotel and a member of the staff said sorry we don't... More

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Bishops Stortford
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for your usual chain type hotel this isn't it - it's a throwback to the 70s with a bit of modern tinkering - the Marlborough is a collection of old houses joined together by a rabbit warren of staircases and archways - we were supposed to have a double Seaview but were upgraded to the honeymoon suite... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I wanted to have a night away. After looking at reviews we decided to try this hotel. The room smelt, there was wallpaper peeling from the walls. We moved the television to try and get reception and the back of it was thick with dust which then flew everywhere!! I felt dirty just being there. We stayed... More

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Hotel has seen better days which were a long long time ago. The fixtures and fittings are old and worn and the whole hotel needs renovated. The food is average but edible. The one saving grace are the staff who are very good and can't do enough to help.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed here with my disabled sister and my daughters, to my horror around 1 o'clock in the morning I was woken by keys rattling in my door, before I could get out of bed a strange man was in my room, when challenged he said he thought it was his room after all he had a key!, as no staff... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed here for one night on April 1st, not quite knowing what to expect from the reviews we had read. Glad we did, though, because the staff were extremely helpful and accommodating, the room was warm (even with no heating on) and spacious, and wonderful sea view. We would stay again. Okay, not much had been done, inside or... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Lovely hotel, friendly staff , and yummy breakfast. Lovely sea view from our room. Excellent price for the weekend and would recommend it to everyone. I needed extra pillows and it was no problem for the lady on reception. Room cleaned daily with fresh towels.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Friendly staff, very good food but terrible room. Twin room on top floor with sea view was in desperate need of updating. Smell of sewage on stairway approach to room. Radiators not working, although an electric fan heater was provided. Single glazed sash windows shook with the wind howling through them all night long. TV did not work. No kettle... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Spent a very pleasant weekend in Felixstowe out of season staying at The Marlborough Hotel which is situated right opposite beach with sea views. After a warm greeting we found our room to be clean and warm which was our main requirements and although it would appear outdated there was a charm to it that modern fittings dont give. The... More

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Address: Sea Front, Felixstowe IP11 2BJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Felixstowe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Marlborough Hotel 2*
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