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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was chosen because of its proximity to the train station. It was right next to it. Our room was on the 2nd floor so we had to carry our luggage up the stairs as there was no offer of help or a lift. The room was clean and fairly comfortable. We tried to order dinner in the bar...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dadisnest Thank you for your review, my apologies for the lack of help with your luggage, but as you can see from the previous review we do normally offer assistance. We do serve food in the hotel from 07.00 until 21.30, but unfortunately outside of these times we cannot accommodate requests. I will certainly be looking into the shower issue,...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

As I said in the title and as I said to the receptionist in the morning- the comfiest bed I have ever slept in! I stay in a lot of hotels but I have never slept in a bed that comfy. Stayed here as I had an early train from Peterborough and I decided to come the night before due...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Andrea P So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to you staying again, where I hope you will try our cooked to order English breakfast or classic a la carte menu in our 1852 restaurant. Kind Regards Shaun Rollinson General Manager

Wisbech UK
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I use Peterborough train station a LOT throughout the year. Normally bypassing the hotel without a 2nd thought. After receiving some distressing news I rushed to get to London. Parking at The great northern hotel. My trip to London was a difficult one and I was very late coming back. It had snowed and the temperature was -3 I simply...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Susie Thank you for your review and I am pleased that your stay with us was so enjoyable, I have noted your comments regarding Ayhan the car park attendant, and it comes as no surprise that he went above and beyond, as do all the staff at the Great Northern Hotel. We do pride ourselves on traditional and honest service,...

Cranleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a business meeting here, and was shown to the coffee shop. I hadn't been here for over a decade, and it's a lovely, grand old hotel, kept in really good condition. The staff are really helpful, and service at reception and in the coffee shop was outstanding. In the coffee shop, the coffee was excellent with table service,...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Steve N Thank you for your kind review, our coffee shop and bar area during the day are perfect locations for small informal business meetings, where good quality coffee and food is served from early morning until 21.30.. I do hope you will join us again when you are next passing. Kind Regard Shaun Rollinson General Manager

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived by train and the hotel is located just across the road so very convenient. 5 mins walk to town centre. Very friendly welcome and we checked into our room at 1pm ish so very impressed. Great sized rooms with hair drier and coffee making facilities. Fabulous fluffy towels in the bathroom. Massive bed and comfy pillows. Our only...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Anne Thank you for your review, and I will be looking into the issue that you have highlighted. We do try to allow guests to their rooms as earliest as possible if the room is ready, we feel it does make a difference. Kind Regards Shaun Rollinson General Manager

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for three nights in February. It is literally a couple of steps from the station, so excellent from a business trip point of view. The building itself is a little old fashioned which makes it characterful and appealing for me. The room was large, towels were fluffy and bed REALLY comfortable. I had room service twice and...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Hilary T Thank you for your review, I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. All of us here at the Great Northern Hotel look forward to you staying with us again. Kind Regards Shaun Rollinson General Manager

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly do not know where to start, every member of the team we met was amazing and helpful (I am so fussy) nothing was too much trouble at all. My wedding weekend went so smoothly any problems were delt with quickly and efficiently, only down fall is we paid for a hog roast but it came out already carved...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Georgina and Dan It was a pleasure to host your very special day, and I am pleased that it was such a success. We have noted your point regarding the Hog Roast and we will be giving the choice, and making this very clear in future. Wishing you both the very best. Kind Regards Shaun Rollinson General Manager

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The farming crew...back again. Looks like the Great Northern has had a bit of TLC since our last visit, in fact there were 'wet paint' signs in the corridors! I got a room facing over the car park this time, a big plus point as there is much less noise from the station! However I did get the one with...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Ironhorse Pleased to welcome you all back to the hotel again this year and hopefully next year as well. We have taken all your comments on board, and will be discussing with the team. Kind Regards Shaun Rollinson Genarl Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one evening on a weekend business trip. This hotel is amazingly convenient as it is right by the station. And for the price was I was expecting much less, but I was very pleasantly surprised. Our room was large and very comfortable, and the whole place was warm, welcoming, and again, comfortable. For what you pay this hotel...

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Josh rose Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated as the staff do work very hard to make sure our guests are looked after. I do hope that you will visit us again. Kind Regards Shaun Rollinson General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not stay in the hotel. It was the venue for a wake following a funeral. It’s located within a stone’s throw of the train station. Sandwiches were fresh; tea and coffee were spot on; scones were delicious and, in my opinion, tastier than the those served at expensive afternoon tea in London’s top hotels. Very nice other titbits....

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Shaun R, General Manager at Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dornick Thank you for your comments, they are very much appreciated. We do have a refurbishment programme in place, and I am sure that on your next visit you will see the difference. Kind Regards Shaun Rollinson

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Iconic Victorian Railway Hotel, recently refurbished to enhance the elegance of this stunning hotel at the heart of the city centre. A warm welcome awaits.Please be advised that our rooms are not air conditioned, and there is no lift on the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Northern Hotel

Address: Station Road, Peterborough PE1 1QL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
Price Range: $81 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Northern Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Rooms facing away from the station are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles ironhorse_10, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Don't take room 135”
 of 5 bubbles Drani, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
“Executive Room.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisash57, Dec 11, 2016 | Read review
“Quiet floor”
 of 5 bubbles janetdA2470NZ, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms beautifully furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles 860sl860, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
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