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Marlborough Hotel

Sea Front, Felixstowe IP11 2BJ, England
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Marlborough Hotel
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Felixstowe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeff T Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a last-minute to stay here before reading any reviews as it seemed to be the only hotel in the area with a family room available. After reading the reviews, I was a little anxious. Yes, the hotel could certainly do with some renovation and re-decoration, but aside from that, we found it to be comfortable and clean. For... More 

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Polegate, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I booked this hotel last minute without looking into it properly. Wish I had taken more time! The entire hotel is in serious need to refurbishment and is literally falling apart. I stayed for three nights, on the second night I was awoken by extremely loud water noises, I soon discovered the noise was coming from outside my door, it... More 

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Edinburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

First impressions were not too bad when we walked where we were met by a very friendly receptionist. After that it all went downhill, the general areas are dirty, threadbare carpet, loose carpet on stairs, chipped paint, dirt and grime. The bedroom was cold, unclean especially the bathroom which was vile. The sheets were clean which was something and the... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Despite the very friendly and helpful staff, I can't recommend this hotel. The décor is so very dated, but that could be forgiven if it wasn't for the terribly filthy and run down state it was in. The room I stayed in was not great. The carpet was dirty and the room had a feel of stale and unkempt. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

There is no way to lock the room securely, no chain or second lock or deadbolt. The lock could be easily bypassed with a credit card or piece of metal in the door crack. Spent the night with a chair jammed in the narrow hall between the door and opposite wall. My white socks are grimy after walking on the... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This hotel is tired and needs money spending on it. The breakfast was small, I got the impression that severe cost cutting was taking place. I walked into the bar in the evening, there was one person in there talking to the barman, he looked at me as if to say ' What are you doing here?' A poor experience.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The beds were very uncomfortable because the mattresses were no longer fit for purpose. Both the ceilings in the bedroom and bathroom had sections of plaster which had fallen off and were still in the process of coming down.The sealant surrounding the bath had sections missing and ingrained areas of dirt.The bathroom floor was very dirty especially beside the bath... More 

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Durham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I recently returned for a tour suffolk with Alfa Travel and we stayed at this hotel our driver excellent and knowledge able which I could not fault. The staff where excellent however the building was in a poor state of repair and the whole of the building needed an up grade. The toilets where dirty, and need some disinfectant down... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Recently visited with a large group of lady friends, first impressions on arrival were very poor due to poor repair of the building, however we did get a welcome cuppa. All areas were clean and tidy. The most upto date area being the Restaurant which appears to have been recently upgraded on decor to a 70s theme. Service on first... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I stayed in the Marlborough for one night whilst visiting my parents all thou the hotel is dated and could do with a lick of paint it is spotless clean and the staff where friendly and super helpful I stayed in room 310 which has a sea view so fell asleep listening to the waxes hitting the beach and woke... More 

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