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Marlborough Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sea Front, Felixstowe IP11 2BJ, England
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Felixstowe
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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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Bishops Stortford
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Llanmartin, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Christmas in Felixstowe. This was a chance to get away and spend time on our own over Christmas. Arranged by Leisurebreaks from Bridgend we were collected by Cresta Coaches from Magor services for the five hour trip West to East across England. It was a torrential downpour from Magor to Felixstowe, and despite an extended stay at Chippenham's Leigh Delaware... More

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barry wales
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Went to this hotel with Leisuretime coaches Cardiff. Warm welcome from the staff on arrival tea or coffee given on check in. Staff very helpfull food was of good quality three choices per day on menu. front rooms are best for view over the sea. This hotel wants a makeover but was warm and clean. Given the price paid for... 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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