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Royal Hotel Kettering

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Market Place, Kettering NN16 0AJ, England
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Ranked #8 of 9 Kettering B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible hotel, band aids on door frames, windows that fell down during the night , dirty , stained sheets , floor boards coming up , mould, spiders and all of the people that stayed here got bed bugs This place is filthy , disgusting so please don't stay there .

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The worse hotel I have ever stayed in. We got moved here when the Naesby down the road messed up our booking. We knew not to expect much when the receptionist shouted at us 'Please don't complain!' as we were walking up the stairs to the rooms. The rooms had stains on the walls, floors, bed and their were dead... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have given this place 1 out of 5 and thats too much. Paint peeling from the ceiling, wobbly toilet, shower that was held on with one screw and a tv that didn't work. Got moved to another room but not much better. The tv worked but the sash windows closed as soon as they were opened, bathroom sink had... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A bar with no drink, a kitchen with no food and what can only be described as homeless people hovering around the foyer ... Paid nights accommodation I assume by the council! If they didn't take the full 3 nights payment in advance I would leave NOW! And it's more expensive than the Hamptonhilton in Corby ..... The royal charge... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

we didin't pay a lot, but that was still too much, the place i s a dump- from the grotty "car park" through the dire bedrooms to the dreadfull breakfast. Please do your sefl a huge favour just don't go there! We went to our room- comlete with cobwebs & dust monsters, tiles off the wall in the bathroom to... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

booked for 2 nights but lasted 1.. we saw more police in the building than guests..breakfast was dreadful if you can call it a breakfast.. please if your staying in kettering town then sleep in your car..lol..

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Birch Vale, null, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If this was a house in need of modernisation and was cheap, I would jump at buying it, nice big rooms good position plenty of original features, but as a hotel to sleep in it's a no no. Wasn't particularly cheap, but we were allowed to stay up till all hours drinking our own champagne in the bar. Desperately needs... More

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have never given a bad review before but I think the owners need to read this. A bath mat full of holes is unacceptable when you can buy a new one from Dunelm from under a fiver. Wouldn't it be easier to repair the window retainer rather than write a note saying it doesn't work? Do you really think... More

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Shipley, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

A dump of the first order! Stayed here the last few days while working down here. The breakfasts are a joke and my colleague who has a room down the hall developed a really nasty rash. He went to the hospital and was told, "Change hotels and don't go back". Need I say more?

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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed here for one night which was enough. The hotel is tired but they have upgraded parts of it. The staff were very friendly and the room a reasonable size. The bedding was clean but the mattress was stained beyond belief with no mattress protector. My wife slept on top of the covers! The continental breakfast was limited but... More

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Address: Market Place, Kettering NN16 0AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Kettering
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Hotel Kettering 2*
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Kettering
Kettering Comfort Inn
Royal Hotel Kettering United Kingdom

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The Comfort Hotel Royal is set in the centre of a busy market town with modern shopping centre and traditional market. Althorp House, the resting place of Princess Diana is within short driving distance as are Rockingham Castle and Speedway Circuit. The hotel features 41 recently refurbished bedrooms with all modern facilities. The public areas display great character with regency panel walls and stained glass ceilings. The hotel also offers onsite parking. ... more   less 
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