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Elms Hotel

London Road, Retford DN22 7DX, England
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Ranked #8 of 8 Retford B&B and Inns
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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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Bristol
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title suggests we have stayed here quite a few times and it is easily the best value in Retford for overnight accommodation. The stable blocks could do with a refurb, but the rooms in the main building are excellent and very well maintained. We had room 3 this time which has double doors which open up on to... More

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North Lanarkshire, Scotland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in room 15 overnight. We were very dismayed at the state of the decor. Behind the door, there was a large patch on the plaster where the paint had come off, and paint was flaking in other parts. The grouting on the tiles in the bathroom was grubby, and the silicone was absolutely filthy. The food was ok.... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the reviews, I nearly cancelled! I'm glad I didn't. I shall need to stay at least 4 times a year for a few days each time and will look forward to it. I was accompanied by my carer this time as I am recovering from major surgery and it had been agreed in advance that we could stay... More

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Spirit P, Guest Relations Manager at Elms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patricia W Thank you for providing us with your review. I can confirm that I have passed on your kind comments to the management team and to the Area Manager of the Elms Hotel who would like to thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you soon at the Elms Hotel. Kind regards, Guest Services More

Yorkshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel looks quite smart as You drive up, We were allocated rooms in the stable block, our room was upstairs & was rather small for a twin & stifling just a small opening window, No fan & No airconditioning the ensuite shower was powerful but there was a huge patch of mould above it & the toilet roll holder... More

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Spirit P, Guest Relations Manager at Elms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear vintageATCO Thank you for providing us with your review. I can confirm that I have passed on your kind comments to the management team and to the Area Manager of the Cross Keys who would like to thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you soon at the Cross Keys. Kind regards, Guest Services More

Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

For £45 a night we were not expecting much even though the reviews were positive. However, we were pleasantly surprised. The room was modern, clean and a decent size. Could of done with a few touch ups, lick of paint ect but nothing that bothered us or affected our stay. Breakfast was a little disappointing but ok for the price.... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were driving out to Retford one evening and had decided to have tea out which I thought would be in the town centre, however we decided to pull into the elms hotel on the way which I had never Visited before, very grand when you drive in to park up. We looked through the menu and could see various... More

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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for one night. Nice big rooms but:- 1. Window wouldnt shut. 2. No toilet seat lid. 3. Curtains wouldnt fit the window so had to sleep in a very light room. 4. Had beans on toast for breakfast, it was awful. How hard is it to ruin this dish ??? 5. Got to say the staff... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Have just spent a night here to attend a wedding in Retford. Room was fine although having so many curtains around the window meant too much light got in too early!!! Bathroom adequate and bed quite comfy! Seriously let down by the breakfast - not enough staff, not enough crockery (and some dirty in what should be a clean pile... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for one night while visiting family in th area. We stayed here a very long time ago so we were slightly disappointed to see that it is now a 241 pub. We were given rooms in the stable block although we would have preferred the main house. The rooms are pleasant enough and the beds are... More

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Boston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed for just one night and was slightly concerned as the reviews I had read were not brilliant but I was very pleasantly surprised. The room was quite large and spotlessly clean and had an extremely large comfortable bed. Shower was good - nice and hot and easy to control. The room was very quiet and we could not hear... More

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Address: London Road, Retford DN22 7DX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford
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