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Elms Hotel

London Road, Retford DN22 7DX, 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked in here for a one night stay, as soon as we entered the room it was dark and depressing, the whole room needed a good clean out, we found an old guests ear ring on the floor. The sink did not hold water and the whole bathroom needed a lot maintenance doing to it. The bed was so... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff were friendly and food/ bar service was great. Our first impression was good but on closer inspection we were less pleased. Foyer at bottom of stairs smelt very strongly of urine. The paint work leaves a lot to be desired in the bedrooms. Outside needs some work and a clean up. Bathroom door got stuck and was difficult for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a lovely family Sunday at home we decided to finish the weekend off with a meal and evening at The Elms. MISTAKE! We have been regular visitors for the last 10 years and the food has been on and off during that time. We have persevered for the sake of loyalty and convenience.(despite a new more expensive menu) This... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't usually ask for alot from a hotel room but this stay did not meet the basics. Firstly the room was incredibly dark even with the lights on, possibly because there was only one bed side lamp. The toilet roll holder was broken therefore the roll was on the floor. The hairdryer did not work. There was a wardrobe... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival we were impressed by The Elms, the receptionist who checked us in was pleasant enough, the room was small but appeared clean and had all the necessities. On closer inspection we found a few hairs on the bed sheets (never a nice thing to find) and amazingly and plastic bottle top was underneath the bed sheets so must... More 

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Flintshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my mum on Easter weekend - the hotel room was partially clean - a bit dusty. The breakfast was awful. They call it a continental, yet there are no bread rolls, ham, cheese etc ... just cereal, yogurt and a fruit salad. The fruit salad was off. We informed the staff about this and they complained... More 

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Harleston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Having seen the other reviews we were apprehensive, but the hotel has loads of character and is clean and tidy. We had a twin room which was huge and overlooked a lovely garden at the back of the hotel. Some of the floorboards were creaky but it is an old building!. The choice for breakfast was fine, we are veggies... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I really don't like writing bad reviews, but after this weekend, I would really not ask for this experience to happen to anyone. Unfortunately, our stay at The Elms did not get off to the best of starts and ended up getting worse as the weekend went on, which has ruined (for me) what was to be a lovely family... More 

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England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Oh I do hate giving bad reviews, but this is the whole point for others to stay clear of, so here I go. My husband and I after looking around Retford today felt peckish, so on our way back called into the Elms hotel Fair and Square, been to these types of pubs before and enjoyed them, this pub/Hotel however... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Attended this hotel with another couple during the middle of March. At first we were given room 15 - probably the worst hotel room I've ever been in. There was 8 spiders, which included 2 in the bath and two in the toilet and another bug crawling over the toilet seat. There was no picture above the bed, only two... More 

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