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Banks Hotel

5-9 Park Avenue, Ilford IG1 4RS, England
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Ranked #10 of 12 hotels in Ilford
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel needs covers between the mattress and sheets as the mattress is so filthy and full of hairs from previous guests . They didn't clean my room for 2 days and I had to complain about it . Water didn't come out very hot . The hotel is full of unhappy eastern European ladies who complain if they have... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this because it was a cheap night with breakfast and some of the reviews had been positive. However reality has a different take on things. The room was shockingly small, hotter than the devils kitchen and poorly fitted carpets and a leaning wardrobe. Breakfast was rubbish. The shower was rubbish. Staying it Stratford next time.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Given the Banks a poor rating, which perhaps seems a tad harsh. However to rate it average would be stretching it. First of all, this place isn't a hotel, it's a B&B. The staff are polite enough to be fair. The problem here is the standard of the place. It needs updating and a high professional clean from top to... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed 2 nights 7-8 march. Was dreading staying here following reviews. We were in a triple room. Room very basic but clean. There was no shade covering the light bulb, The window was broken. The room was too small to be a triple room, just enough room for a double but they squeezed in a single too. As a family... More

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Moscow, Russia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

This stay was on a Saturday night after a trip to London. The room was much cleaner than in the past. Staff polite. The main problem was the noise coming from the "banqueting suite" opposite the road. It was impossible to sleep until the event finished due to the loud music. Although my room was directly opposite the source of... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Linen was clean. The whole room (hotel) needs seriously up dating. Broken chair, tv hanging off the wall! Walls stained! Bathroom felt dirty. Shower really pants!! - hardly any power. The dining area/breakfast was ok. Wouldn't return - get what you pay for!

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Amersham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

A couple of friends and I stayed in this hotel for New Year's Eve and we found the standards very poor. We were greeted by a very unfriendly receptionist and staff in general. I booked two triple rooms on the website however the receptionist responded that in fact these were not available and we would be given two doubles and... More

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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
4 reviews 4 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We stayed there for 3 nights. At first they gave us a room with someone else's luggage IN the room, laptop, clothes in the wardrobe, toothpaste in the bathroom, well...someone was living there obviously. And they had no idea who might that be. Ok, half an hour later a boy from the staff came and took the stuff away. My... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Booked this hotel and charged us £65 for a night give us a triple room which there was only 2 of us next day charged us £55 as a double same room breakfast is always cold cleanliness is poor don't recommend this hotel 2 any 1. The staff int helpful at all just want to take ur money and try... More

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Address: 5-9 Park Avenue, Ilford IG1 4RS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Ilford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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