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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Had a brilliant time here, the staff are lovely people and so helpful. The food was Great, the best sausages I have ever eaten on a full English breakfast :-) came on a girls weekend and would definitely go back, the location is fantastic, u can walk into town in a couple of minutes. Can't wait for the next girls... More 

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bradford
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Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

Stopped here last year and I was afraid to sleep in the bed because of the dirtyness of it and used my own towel to put over the pillow! And the smell was awful! I am guessing with no recent reviews it is now shut down and thank god 4 that!

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Reviewed May 6, 2012

What a warm welcome friendly and very helpful people . Nice and clean bedding , not far from pubs and clubs gr8 cafe afew mins down the road . We had a magnificent time and all 8 of us would go back , as Dave makes a fab cuppa to fix any hangover. and Beckys gr8 fun . lovely time... More 

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chesterfield
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Reviewed November 22, 2011

This hotel is the worst thing i have ever ever stayed in! It is the biggest dive ever! For £50 a room per night i wasnt expecting a penthouse suite but they should have paid me to stop there and £50 wouldnt of been enough at that i wouldnt go back if they gave me their lottery winnings on a... More 

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derbyshire
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Reviewed November 20, 2011

this is the worst hotel I have EVER stayed in, how this place is allowed to be open I have no idea!! Room was ridiculously small and dirty - we payed for a double bed and it was a 3/4 with a horrible lumpy mattress that gave you back ache from sleeping on. I suppose you could call us 'lucky'... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed October 28, 2011

hotel or should say hostel for the homeless!!!!! rooms cramp and stink to high heaven. !!!!!!!!!! we had a family room was so cramped. windows dont close and leak so can hear all noise from outside till early hours. so for the two days we were there we had no sleep. room stunk of damp. damp carpets bulging ceilings full... More 

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Thank samantha h
nottingham
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6 reviews
Reviewed October 23, 2011

This business has been bought by speculative sharks and consists of Sunnyhurst, Mabels, Westwood House, and Rosawyn Guest Houses - and perhaps more that I have not yet found. The properties do not bare any resemblence to a guest house as you would or should recognise. The properties have obviously not been decorated for a decade, the paper hangs of... More 

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Thank mark r
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 9, 2011

this hotel is awful wouldnt recomended it to anyone the rooms are damp the windows dont close, the place was dirty the office come bar come living room was a mess. the on-suite was basically a wardrobe converted to a bathroom, told breakfast would be served 2 blocks away at a cafe. which you get a voucher for this is... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 9, 2011

Just got back from a night in blackpool with friends. We thought we saving money by staying at the Topcats hotel at £15.00 per night. When we got up this morning we were told that breakfast was an additional £4.00 per person. This is the first and last time my friends and I will be staying at this Hotel. The... More 

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Newcastle
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Reviewed October 3, 2011

Arrived to find a hand written 'Topcats' sign in the window which didnt fill me with confidence . . went in to the office / sitting room / bedroom and got the room key. My friends met me on the stairs with a look of dread on their faces as i walked up the stairs the shabby wallpaper n creeky... More 

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Address: 41 York Street, Blackpool FY1 5AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $38 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“we had room 9 nice size for 4 peeps room 6 is alittle bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahm552, May 6, 2012 | Read review
“go to another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles emma902009, Nov 20, 2011 | Read review
“Pay a little extra and go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles nigela8, Oct 9, 2011 | Read review
“Best tip.....Dont come here ,ever...........i mean ever”
 of 5 bubbles Bed21, Sep 4, 2011 | Read review
“request the bench outside the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Rachybomb, Jul 3, 2011 | Read review
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