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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked room for a week. It was only cleaned 4 days. Later days nothing. We had to get rid of rubbish ourselves and provide us with towels. Used towels started to smell so we put them into hallway. There was no TV remote. Freezer door was broken witch caused everything in fridge freeze. I booked room with booking.com and... More 

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Thank Marit H
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

There was one thing we enjoyed about our stay. I'll tell you about it in just a moment. First, here's what we didn't enjoy: Hidden charges. Read the website carefully. They'll try taking extra tenners off you where they can. Nowhere to park, so unloading has to be done on a busy stretch of road. I've rated the service as... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My daughter book us two nights stay at this guest house,what a surprise from the outside it looks more like a youth hostel than a guest house,how on earth it has three stars beats me I would have thought one star would have been generous . The room we had was in need of redecoration ,new furniture the wardrobe when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a week and it was perfect for us. Very friendly and helpful guy on reception, rooms very tidy and fairly modern, cleaner everyday, right in the town centre for food and drink and train station a few minutes walk. Would recommend and stay again.

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2 Thank Martin P
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

For £42 a night you can't expect much but in all my stays in guest houses and hotels I have never been told you can only have your towel changed once a week so that's six showers using the same towel, Also only heating is electric blow heater which leaves you dry and groggy

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3 Thank Billydown
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I booked single use of a double room for six nights in New Year's week, and was allocated a first floor room effectively in an extension which the surly receptionist told me on arrival she knew was a cold room. The usual electrical heater had been broken for some time (according to the housekeeper later in week), and two small... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I stayed at the Balmoral on the 19th of December 2014 through to the 23rd, our stay at the Balmoral as always was excellent. The Guest House is very clean, comfortable and welcoming. Due to a few personal problems our stay was extended and the manageress could not do enough to help us, amazing customer service, would defiantly recommend and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This guest house has a nice and helpful staff. My son and I were in room 3 which was smelly and humid and a bit cold. But the location is right next to the Railway station and the center of the city, which was nice.

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Thank Ladefoged
Northampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I am writing this review only to warn potential guests about the parking situation, which unfortunately ruined my stay at the Balmoral guest house. The hotel itself is fine, cheap, well located and as expected very basic poorly decorated rooms, but clean and fairly comfortable (apart from my friends complaint of an uncomfortable mattress). Myself and two friends had planned... More 

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3 Thank x12x
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Dispite the very cheap prices i really enjoyed my stay here. Only a 20 min wak to the medway universitys were i am studying. very clean and spaceous with all cooking fasilitys plus complimentey tea, coffie and milk provided. Clean towels and sachets of shampoo, conditioner and shower jel were also provided; they really did think of everything. Was also... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of Medway, The Balmoral is central and convenient for all transport links in the Kent area. The Balmoral underwent extensive refurbishment in 2008 and, now under new ownership, offers you quality 3 star accommodation with modern conveniences at affordable prices. Come and stay for a night or two or take advantage of our weekly stay discounts; especially packaged for the touring visitor or workers needing longer term accommodation. You will find us directly across the road from Gillingham train station and only 50 yards from the High Street. Accessing all areas is simple. Our friendly staff are ready to greet you and ensure your stay is a comfortable one. We look forward to welcoming you in person to our guesthouse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Balmoral Guesthouse

Address: 57 - 59 Balmoral Road, Gillingham ME7 4NT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Gillingham
Price Range: $54 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Balmoral Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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