Good price. £190, 4 nights, twin room inclusive of buffet breakfast. There was a great selection covering pretty much anything one could wish for in the morning.
A low rise red brick complex with ample car parking. Free WiFi in public areas (reception, restaurant, bar) simply did not work on either of two phones or a laptop, so I guess it just does not work. Good sized rooms with very tired decor and an abundance of mahogany-stained furniture.
The carpet in the room bore burn marks from an iron (not included) and worryingly a large area below the wall mounted fan heater.
There was an old style CRT TV in the room as well as a Freeview box providing multichannel TV but no instructions as to how to work them.
Plenty of tea and coffee to go with a kettle that wouldn't switch off by itself (maybe because the flex was held together with electrical tape?)
Plenty of hot water to fill the bath which was crowned with a black mould and plenty of cracks in the ceiling to look at when lying back in the suds. The card operated front door opened freely - without a card - and the fire exit was permanently propped open.
The location is not great. You need to walk for fifteen minutes to get to the nearest tube/train station or drive there.
Same goes for eating somewhere other than the hotel restaurant. Also there is no need for a morning wake up call, the planes coming over at 200 feet on the way to Heathrow will take care of that, starting at 6AM.
I just can't recommend this place, really it is hampered by it's location but more importantly is desperately in need of renovation.
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- Designed for pleasure but equipped for business, the Master Robert Hotel has for long been a favourite for corporate clients, people travelling to/from Heathrow airport, and even visitors to London and the surrounding tourist and leisure destinations.Famous in the Heathrow hotel market for its large bedrooms, fantastic service and ample car park space, the hotel is well – equipped to meet your requirements. Car parking is charged at £5.00 per car / per day subject to availability. ... more less
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