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The Oakland Hotel Ltd

2-6 Reeves Way | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5XF, England
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24 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Oakland Hotel on a Saturday night while attending a birthday party nearby. The hotel website warns that Friday and Saturday nights can be noisy until one a.m. because of live music being played downstairs. What it didn't warn about was the fact that guests might be partying in their rooms until half past two! As for... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

This hotelneedsva lot of TLC. The plus points, the bed was clean, the TV worked and the main breakfast was edible. It was cold and the radiator wasn't working. A floor tile in the ensuite was missing, enamel was off the bath and some type of soap was provided in a dispenser.Carpets were grubby. Breakfast coffee was sachet Nescafé and... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

THe room was clean and adequately furnished for the price but the bed was quite uncomfortable. Beware of live bands on Friday and Saturday nights. To be fair the hotel did give warnings. There are also no lifts which was a problem with two elderley Aunts and rooms on the 2nd floor. Free parking was a short walk away. Advertised... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I stayed here on a saturday and I know there was warnings about live entertainment, but I did not expect it to be live in my room, (well it may well have been) I was on the second floor and the room was shaking. The mirror on the wall was vibrating and sounded like an alarm going off. The shower... More 

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

This was my second visit to the Oakland and I think it's value for money, the walls are wafer thin, so that's a bit of a problem, or it was for me. The shower in my room was poor, so I had a bath, spoke to another guest and there shower was fine. Overhaul I enjoyed my stay, in fact... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Chances are, if you are planning to stay in this hotel, you aren't planning to stay for a long break. It is perfect for a place to get back to for bed, if you are on a budget. Please don't get me wrong, the hotel is in need of being updated, and you can sometimes hear the music from the... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

I stay in hotels often, but have never come across one in the middle of an urban shopping mall before. Look out of your window and you could see (depending on your room) ASDA, any one of a number of takeaways, or. (on Thursday morning) market stalls being set up. The ground floor is a very popular pub. Parking is... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Went for a local drink to find a live band playing that night so thought I'd stay and watch for a while, Band were ok, but watching staff who were obviously not working that night helping themselves was a joke!!!! Drink ok service ok but would never stay in the hotel

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Kettering
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

If we had been told that there was live music until 1am we would not have booked. The noise was awful. The room was clean but furnishings and fittings very dated. The waitress at breakfast obviously wanted to be elsewhere and was sullen. There were no condiments and we had no choice with the cooked breakfast.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

So, one night needed for three of us (myself, wife, and mother). Once I had sorted out where the SatNav was attempting to send me, I arrived outside the hotel. I was a little dismayed. It was obvious that the pub that forms part of the hotel had a noisy clientele. Into the bar to find someone to help me... More 

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