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The Oakland Hotel Ltd

2-6 Reeves Way | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5XF, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Newbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room was comfortable and facilities good. Breakfast was tasty although I have eaten better. Located in the middle of Woodham Ferrers which meant that it was easy to use local restaurants etc. We were there on a Tuesday and apparently it gets a bit hectic in the bar on a Friday

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed here for a couple of nights as we were attending an event in a nearby village. The room, a 'premier double' was surprisingly large, comfortable and very clean. We knew it would be rather noisy as they had music events both evenings ,so we were prepared not to get to sleep very early ...... and we didn't but... More 

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Sheffield
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

After watching the episode of the hotel inspector that featured this hotel a couple of years ago, I guess you could compare my stay in this hotel to rubbernecking after a prang on the opposite side of the motorway. On arrival no one was about at the reception so i accosted the lady behind the bar who reluctantly checked me... More 

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