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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Yorkshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Worksop, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Recently dined in the restaurant and I must say I was surprised how terrible it was. The service wasn't good staff ignored us from the word go finally when we ate the good was terrible and cold wouldn't recommend it at all

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

Dear Caggie1234 Thank for taking the time to provide us with your review. I would like to apologise that we failed to meet your expectations at the Elms Hotel with regards to the service you received. I can confirm that I have passed on your concerns to the management team who would like to investigate your feedback. We have sent... More

Retford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We recently visited and have seen a definite decline in the restaurant area...the tables were sticky and lacking in appropriate cleaning, the food was basic so basic even the peas weren't cooked properly. I understand you get what you pay for!!! And the food is cheap but there should, at least be a minimal standard shouldn't they????. The toilets were... More

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

Dear Lucy A Thank for taking the time to provide us with your review. I would like to apologise that we failed to meet your expectations at the Elms Hotel with regards to the service you received. I can confirm that I have passed on your concerns to the management team who would like to investigate your feedback. We have... More

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