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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd echo a lot of previous comments, and having been aware of these, I was definitely in "expectation management mode". First thing to just bear in mind that you'll be getting a "room above a pub", as opposed to a "hotel". Yeah, the carpet to get upstairs is pretty grubby, but I can cope with that. And yes, the noise... More 

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Jamie W, Owner at The Market Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I will look into these comments and rectify them. We do appreciate that it is noisy and had The Market Hotel not had it's name so long would of changed it when we purchased the business. We make sure that in all our write ups it does explain that we have live music every Thursday/Friday/Saturday... More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a warm welcome at the Market Hotel and the rooms available are trendy but certainly not for people needing a comfortable nights sleep. The idea seems to be to offer an arty atmosphere which is full of good taste but has lost the plot! Alton is a great a location and there is loads going on. It is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Arrived for one night, first thing I noticed was the biscuit had been eaten and the packet was left on the side. So room had clearly not been cleaned properly. Shower didn't work at all! The plug for the bath had been removed. Complained at reception and they didn't have another room, offered a £15 refund with a like it... More 

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Thank Hannah B
Bedfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I stayed at the Market Hotel on business, Its ok for a night. However even mid week it's incredibly noisy, especially if the room is above the bar area. The room itself was clean and very large (I had a double). Having googled B&B in Alton, I was surprised that it only produced the first part of that abbreviation, the... More 

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stayed in two different rooms over the past week for three nights while visiting family members living in Alton. The Saturday night music was just under our room - the floor was vibrating with the base drum. The music was so incredibly loud that we could not even hear the television that we turned on to try to mask... More 

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1 Thank Rita F
Alton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This pub/hotel is a beautiful little place to go but the drink is far too over priced, the toilets hardly work so you either have to hold on or hover over the broken seats, unfortunately I will not be going back to relieve any stress with a glass or two from here although I like the place I don't like... More 

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1 Thank peed0ff
Oakham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Hotel room needed good clean, including bathroom.Room cramped to say the least . Stair carpets all needed cleaning. Earplugs required to sleep at midnight due to weekly live music. No breakfast but notice on room door still stated breakfast times! And all this for an extortionate £63......To be fair we were warned.......but feel we should warn others.

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2 Thank noel02
Four Marks, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many times and it's a great hotel with beautiful rooms the decor is really nice the staff are very helpful and always do their best to keep you happy. There's always something going in the market, most of the times I've stayed there's bands and discos. mixture of age groups but always a good whenever I've... More 

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1 Thank Aprildolly
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I have stayed in the Market Hotel while on business for almost three years and have without exception found the hotel to be clean and welcoming. The staff cannot do enough for you and are kind and friendly. I spend most of my life staying in Hotels around this country and the Market is one of the best with regard... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Booked for two nights for a weekend to visit family in Alton. After a long journey and getting there at 9pm we were told we must pay up front. Had to dismantle shower fitting in order to stop it spraying everywhere then shower went scalding then freezing then no water. We're told to sort it the next day. No shower... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet

Additional Information about The Market Hotel

Address: 3 The Market Square, Alton GU34 1HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
Price Range: $80 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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