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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The Mercury is easily accessible on the outskirts of Bolton. There is ample car parking and the place is built like a traditional American Motel. Yes some rooms are "tired". Yes some bathrooms could be updated. The main point is this place is excellent value for money. Clean and serves good food. Good nights sleep and very friendly staff. As...

Thank john b
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Shabby motel with not much about it. Staff rude and unprofessional, generally an all round bad experience! Loud dance class on during the week with lots of functions at weekends. Only good thing about it the cheap drinks. Try elsewhere, wouldn't give them my money!

1Thank Chloe B
Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 23, 2016

I stay at the mercury hotel in west houghton manchester staff nice food good room was clean bed was very good .bathroom needs updating as was very poor only paid £35 but will pay more if they upgraded the bathrooms as they were very poor .

Thank Paul A
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 19, 2016

this was a last min booking and we go it at a good price, bed was very comfy. room was very dated and the TV was a bit basic shower was good and overall we would stay again but if we wanted a nicer place we would have to spend a bit more money.

Thank Peter D
Chalfont St Peter, UK
Reviewed March 17, 2016

A last minute booking, I wasn't expecting much. But the sheets were clean, as was the room in general. It's been spruced up (well my room was anyway) but obviously the budget didn't stretch to stripping the old textured wallpaper. It was a perfectly acceptable night's sleep. However I normally try to stay in a really nice farmhouse B&B bursting...

Thank Ritorno
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Was quite happy with room cleanliness except the heating was on FULL WHACK when we landed late and the room was unbearably hot with only a small window it was tough to get any cool air in. Was looking toward to a soak in the bath after a long day - but there was no bath plug!!! Bathroom wall was...

Thank Honestybird
Reviewed February 26, 2016

If like me, you work for a small business and you want to be frugal about your hotel costs. you usually have two options. You can either book a Travelodge, or you can try somewhere a bit different and a bit cheaper. You accept that the decor will often be dated, you accept that the carpets need replacing and that...

3Thank BigCEdinburgh
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 22, 2016

We have stayed twice now and will use the hotel again. Very helpful staff, everything we needed in the room both times, the welcoming atmosphere in the bar during the evening surprised us and we actually enjoyed the evenings. Also a good cooked breakfast is available if you want it. Free internet connection was a bonus as was the nice...

Thank Marion C
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we stayed at The Mercury & once again made welcome by friendly staff . Rooms have been upgraded since last time we were there ! & this time enjoyed the entertainment provided . Once again fantastic breakfast made from our own choice nd cooked fresh . We will definatley be back !

Thank Mary B
Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 7, 2016

me and my partner stopped here for one night with other friends and was pleased with the room we had it was clean tidy the bed was comfy and clean.The breakfast in the morning was very good over all I would recommend this to any one

Thank krisss2
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A home from home with live entertainment - what more could you want? This privately run establishment offers friendly service, comfort and has entertainment in the bar seven nights a week. Or you can relax in your room watching the freeview television, use the free wireless internet access or have a warm bath or shower in your en-suite. With our home made food you are sure to enjoy your evening at The Mercury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mercury

Address: 540 Manchester Road, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 3JP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Bolton > Westhoughton
Price Range: $43 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mercury 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Mercury Hotel Bolton
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 of 5 bubbles 1tonyhewitt, Feb 6, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one near the back to cut out the street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 22Mac783, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are at the rear of the motel.”
 of 5 bubbles jabes137, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“If you stay get a room as far away from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles KenSolihull_England, Jul 12, 2016 | Read review
“See if they have upgraded bathroom in their room”
 of 5 bubbles C9391BVpaula, Mar 23, 2016 | Read review
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