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Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Perfect location for people visiting Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and companies nearby, otherwise it's just in the middle of nowhere. Good - there is a bus going to Oxford for example, bad - it takes forever to get there. Strange personnel they have, some were helpful and some other behaving like it was their first day at work, knowing not much...... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I have stayed here a few times due to visits to the Harwell Research facilities. The staff are always obliging and welcoming. The hotel is very basic but the hotel rooms are clean and big. Room facilities include: tv, blackout blinds for those wanting sleep after working night shifts, hair dryer, tea/coffee sachets and a kettle. It's best to have... More 

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Thank Angelica O
Halifax, Canada
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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Simple but good hotel on the edge of Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory, a national science lab in the UK. I can't imagine why anyone would go here except to work at the lab, as I did. Having said that, it's a pleasant and very serviceable hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2016

I stay in this hotel quite often for work purposes and I would highly recommend it if you need a good night slight and to relax. The breakfast is perfect to set you up for the day. It's in the middle of a science and research park so until you drive or get a cab there is nothing to do... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2015

I am amused that this hotel is listed on TripAdvisor. I can't imagine why a leisure traveller would stay here. Not because it's not a perfectly comfortable and friendly hotel, but because it's located just outside the gates to a major research facility and not near anything else. This is not a holiday spot. This is a place to come... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2014

When I checked in on Sunday evening (Sept 28) the lady who was on the desk was so obliging and similarly other people on other nights were too. Breakfast is good too. The rooms are great too with fast internet (really fast) and walk-in showers. My only gripe is the rooms do not have a mini-fridge and there is no... More 

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Thank mark9865
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115 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I stayed with a large group for a couple of months. The rooms were big and double in each room and food hot shower. Plenty of plugs for laptops ect and cable for Internet. The staff were always really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Plenty of choice and good and hot. Dinner was a hot buffet and a good... More 

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Bristol
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2014

I've stayed here 3 times for 3 days each and can really recommend it. Large rooms, all very new and clean, everything works including wired internet (very fast) - although I haven't tried wi-fi. Breakfast is excellent - full English (generally only from about 0715) or cereal options and really nice fruit. Staff friendly and helpfull, and my boss loves... More 

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Thank ctclarke
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2014

The hotel is smart, clean and funcational. It does everything it says on the box and was very clean. The customer service was amazing and the reception staff were great. Nothing was to much trouble. The internet was fast and worked really well during my complete stay. Breakfast was included and was hot and fresh, again nothing was to much... More 

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Thank Mark H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2014

All the staff were very helpful and accommodating . The "walk in shower" in my room was a pleasant surprise , the rooms were warm and the internet speed was fantastic. Breakfast was very good and the coffee was strong !

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Ridgeway House

Address: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory | Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot OX11 0QX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Didcot
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Ridgeway House Hotel Didcot
Ridgeway House Didcot, Oxfordshire

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?