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South Lodge Hotel

196 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AR, England
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We did not stay at the hotel but met up for a family get together. Originally planned for July we were compelled to cancel at the last minute due to problems with the channel tunnel. Trying to rearrange things with my busy family has been difficult but the staff could not do enough to help. Finally we made it on... More 

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Kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

stayed here for one night with my partner.Rooms are pretty basic but clean.location is useful if you need to commute/get into town but sadly that means the views are not good. Bar area down stairs is quite posh but for the price you would hope the rest of the hotel would be to a similar standard.

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Essex
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

after careful deliberation i decided to take the plunge and book the only triple room they have only to be told they have stopped trading, i'm glad i didn't book earlier as i would have had a fight to get my deposit back.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I spent a night here for a business course. The hotel is sited over a mile from the city centre, so if, like me, you need something to eat, you expect to be able to do so in the hotel at lunch time. Not at the South Lodge. "Sorry the kitchen's closed". That was on a Saturday and, would you... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stayed here on Saturday night, check in was quick and simple and there is ample parking available. Venue is good, short ten min walk to the town and a tescos not far away either. Staff were helpful, the key was on a huge keyring which we had to dismantle to take out for the night. The room was pretty big,... More 

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poulton-le-fylde
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Stayed on business and chose this hotel because it is near to the station - that was the only plus. My bedroom was in an annexe and smelled damp. The carpets were grubby to the extent that i would not put my bare feet on them. Dust on tv and lampshades, noisy fan in bathroom, and a well worn bathroom.... More 

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Dehesa de Campoamor, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed here due to family funeral in the area, and held the funeral reception/wake here. Food was ok and plentiful, probably too much food and a lot of waste. From the moment I called to arrange this, our arrangements were carried out very well and efficiently by Cristina, and all e mails answered promptly. On our arrival we were upgraded... More 

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March cambs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Stayed for 2 Nights, Hotel was very warm through-out, although the room we had, radiator was thermostat controlled, that actually worked, can't say that for a numerous Hotels I've stayed at. Room and Bathroom was clean and tidy, breakfast was plentiful and well presented, staff very attentive. Yes I would stay again, and really can't understand bad reviews.

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Well where do I start, first impression hotel looks alright bar area and staff couldn't be more helpful and nice but this is where it ends. Rooms a massive let down with the terrible smell of damp and only one curtain to block out the light in corridor. Carpets dirty everything very basic. Not sure about main hotel as I... More 

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Pelynt, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

All I can say is simply that its awful.Stayed as part of a group in the budget rooms.....damp smelly horrrendously loud in the rain on plastic skylights.Broken tiles on the floor in the bath room....and the shower fills the bath and takes 20 mins to empty. Great food is the only plus point.Mr bean is the morning waiter.....generally a very... More 

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