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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly our heating wouldn’t turn off so our first night was horrible, when we asked for it to be fixed the only thing that could be done was to turn off the heating completely which was also a problem not having any heating then for the rest of our stay. Our bedding was dirty on our first day of getting...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent stay. Good quality bedding and towels. Spacious and warm room. Staff very attentive, helped us select the best room for us. Will certainly revisit at next opportunity. Perfect location for good shopping and restaurants.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked here through booking.com and the hotel or booking.com lost our reservation..... I'm glad!!! While the faulty towers hotel receptionist was trying to fix the mess of the lost reservation we went for a drink .... oh my lord what a mistake. The bar was quite modern although looked like something from 50 shades of grey red leather chairs...

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ManagerGilson, Manager at Gilson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review and I am extremely sorry to read what happened throughout your last stay with us. I am afraid to inform you that I do not work at Reception Desk as you can probably imagine and I certainly do not recall any such situation occurring at our Reception desk ever. With regards to...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read some reviews on here. Yeah it's a bit tired. But room was clean bedding clean no noise hot water for shower basically everything was great for the price. Would definitely stay here again. If around this area.

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Thank Martin W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a well placed hotel in the city centre, clean with friendly staff,stayed in a twin room which was very large,booking was very simple & breakfast can be had for £4.95 pre booked at the hotel.there is also a happy hour on drinks which works out great value formoney

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Stunning visit. Most enjoyable. Splendid views. 2 pints of beer and 2 cokes for less than a fiver so terrific value right there. Best moment of our stay was whilst enjoying a cold beverage in the bar we were thrilled to see Mr Bean being shown on the large screen TV (it's always been a favourite programme of mine), so...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We stayed into this hotel on New Year's Eve, to avoid the high demand And cost of taxis. Big mistake! Having stayed here years ago, I thought it would do the job! Boy we were wrong! They tired to out us on the 3rd floor. The walls were bare plaster, no pillows and the room was disgusting. Smelt so bad....

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

We booked this hotel in October for the New year and city of culture celebrations.We arrived on New years eve to our room 331 on the top floor. We could not believe what greeted us the room was freezing with all the windows open, hoping to rid the room of the musty smell l think..lt did not work. All the...

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Thank Ray G
England
Reviewed December 28, 2016

I stayed at the Gilson Hotel for one night prior to catching a coach down to join a cruise in Southampton. I chose this hotel based on price and location to the Rail/Bus station. I was really impressed by the hotel, it is very clean, the rooms are of a decent size, comfortably furnished with a very comfortable bed. The...

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Had a bad back when i arrived so not feeling great, parked 3 mins around the corner near a block of flats carrying my bags. Front desk bloke looked like Groucho Marx asked fill out forms wanted to run through list of rules n regs....i declined as wanted some rest. Went into a 70s styled room with wooden headboards made...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in the centre of Hull, the Gilson Hotel boasts super-fast free WiFi in all areas, late bar and limited free parking on site. Hull Railway Station is opposite the property, approximately 200 yards away. The rooms each have moderns en-suite bathrooms with either a walk-in shower or a bathtub. All rooms have a flat-screen TV with Freeview channels. The Humber BT and Sky Sports Bar is open 7 days a week for residents and public. Breakfast is served weekdays from 07:00 until 09:00 and from 08:00 until 11:00 on weekends/bank holidays. The property also has meeting rooms for meetings, parties or celebrations that can house anywhere from 2 to 200 delegates. The Humber Bridge is a 20-minute drive away and the University of Hull is 2.7 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gilson Hotel

Address: 11A Anlaby Road, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 2PJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > East Riding of Yorkshire > Kingston-upon-Hull
Price Range: $43 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gilson Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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“good location”
 of 5 bubbles 374gordonb, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“we liked the rooms at the front,”
 of 5 bubbles 983paulinea, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
“high up at front i found was quiet enough , think rooms above bar could be loud .”
 of 5 bubbles glenns794, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a rear room not on the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Z4427RJjimb, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles rachaell697, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
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