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Banks Hotel

5-9 Park Avenue, Ilford IG1 4RS, England
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Ranked #11 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in many hotels and this is by far the worst and suprisingly the most expensive! My intro says it all + a local told me that the owners owe most bars and other hotels in the area! My advice, go to Barking or even Manor Park and find a nice cheep, clean and most impprtantly, RAT FREE... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I satyed at this location as I cannot call a hotel, how it got 4 stars I don't know how. Cleaners were talking outside my door first thing in morning , the power to sockets was not working on my first day there. The shower , you had to tamper with taps for 20 minutes to get a safe temperature... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No high chairs for a toddler, broken double bed and not able to store dairy free food in hotel food. Reception staff need trading and only the kitchen staff were exceptional. On arrival, I found a dirty sock by the window which just started things in the wrong foot as it were. The window was closed so make your own... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights for a family funeral close by. Had no sleep hardly with large vans and cars in and out all night outside our ground floor window banging doors e.t.c. Only cheap rooms I know but the rooms were dirty, fixtures and fittings broken or not working and falling apart. Mouse or rat trap by the window was... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 5 days in November 2012 and paid for it upon reservation. The location wasn't too bad as I was new to the area but the hotel wasn't worth the money. The room was always too hot, I slept with the window open, not a good idea in the middle of the night when heating... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Well.... if you pay this money for accomodation, you shoudln´t expect luxury :-) I rather didn´t look much around.... there was a smell in the bathroom and hot water was available rather occasionally...it was strange, it was f.e. 4p.m. a the water was cold, then after 20 mins it was hot.... and at 6p.m. it was cold again.... we spend... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I booked this hotel because the pictures looked good and the rooms looked nice, clean & tidy, but that was far from reality! The walls & ceilings looked dirty & there were tea stains on the bedsheets! And by the looks of more than half the reviews on here, I'm not the only one whose had a bad experience here!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

4.25 am been awake for over an hour. On arrival heating on full asked for this to be turned off. If mine gets turned down apparently the whole hotel does. Eventually it improved until now. Seemed a nice hotel but because of my request ignored and i now have a long drive on a sleepless night, bad sinuses from the... More 

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I was overcharged TWICE!!!! The bed was full of pee stains, kettle didn't work I had to manually hold it in place with my foot, I was finding it extremely difficult to breathe as the heating was broken on max and couldn't be turned off. The pillows gave me & my partner a stiff neck, it took a long time... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Reserved a room in this hotel based on a google map of its location being close to a college course in London. It is a budget hotel and you get what you pay for. It claims it has wi-fi but that depends on which room you get. Remote controls are not left in rooms and you have to ask for... More 

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