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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is opposite the airport so useful for early morning flights. The room was unheated when I arrived in the late evening and took a while to heat up. The bathrooms are unheated. I left the bathroom door open all night to benefit from the bedroom radiator, so as to make an early morning shower comfortable. A spare pillow... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

This hotel provided friendly and comfortable overnight accommodation, just a short walk away from the airport terminal. Living at the opposite end of the Island and with a 6 a.m check-in time, it saved having to travel through the night. The room was more than adequate in size and with tv, tea/coffee facilities and large comfy bed it was an... More 

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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a friends wedding. The hotel and service was great all weekend, very accommodating, matching the price paid. The one thing that let it down was on our day of departure I asked if we could leave our cases at the hotel as our flight was early evening. The reception staff said we could leave them at... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Dinning room in reception? £5 charge for Wi-Fi Small rooms that was fairly tacky. Not sure where the 4 starts have came from which is plastered outside the property. I didn't stop the night and was only there for a few hours.

1 Thank Aaron_Hall
Plwmp, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Ideally situated to tour the island with ease. Walking distance to airport and just 10 mins drive to douglas port. Room was adequate but was most dissapointed with double bed. All their doubles are two singles zipped together which creates the most uncomfortable divide in the centre of the bed. Certainly not great for couples or those with mobility issues.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We stayed three nights in the Sefton Express and it was average all around. It met our expectations for a hotel near the airport. It was clean, well run, and a basic breakfast is offered. One thing worth noting is that wifi is not free, wifi access costs 5 pounds. We found it was worth purchasing. We were woken up... More 

Thank Rachel H
David H, Manager at Sefton Express, responded to this review

Thanks you for your comments, The alarms was sound as someone had set it off, and of course the best policy is to evacuate and then ask questions. It was myself that was on when the alarm went off and as i didn't know what it was, we evacuate for safety. I hope that didn't upset your stay too much... More 

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126 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016

First of all, it was brilliant to arrive at the airport then walk (past rabbits in a field) only 3 minutes to the hotel. It was quiet inside and we never heard anything from the airport. Friendly in a casual way, you are allowed to take your food, even takeaways, into your room. The room was small but contained everything... More 

1 Thank travellerkMidlands
David H, Manager at Sefton Express, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, It was myself that was one when the alarm went off, i didn't do a name check but i did do a head count. As you can understand when the alarm goes off there is a few things i have to do which is why they was a small delay in getting the foil blankets... More 

Isle of Man, British Isles
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We stopped here in early July 2016 (a group of five). Just really to facilitate an early-ish flight the next morning. On the whole the hotel is fine and can perhaps be compared to a Premier Inn style hotel in the UK. There’s a small restaurant\dining area on the ground floor which has a TV (though a bigger one would... More 

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David H, Manager at Sefton Express, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments, Hopefully you will be back soon David More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We stopped here for one night before travelling to the north of the island as it was close to the airport. Friendly staff and clean rooms, however dining was limited but they were happy for us to bring back a Chinese take away and even provided the plates and cutlery. Breakfast is a basic continental, and I mean basic. Overall... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2016

Having read some of the reviews on a different website, I was a bit worried about this hotel but the proximity to the airport made it a brilliant choice. I had a nice experience. Staff (Hannah) was pleasant. The room (No.12) I got had a giant and comfortable bed, big windows (a must as there is no air-conditioning!) and the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located opposite the Isle of Man Airport and close to historic Castletown in the south of the Island, Sefton Express is a modern, well-appointed budget hotel sharing the Sefton Group’s commitment to the highest standards of customer service. A perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Isle of Man. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sefton Express

Address: Ronaldsway, Ballasalla IM9 2SE
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Ballasalla
Price Range: $70 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
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“Rooms on ground floor are ideally situated ror reception area.”
 of 5 bubbles pauquaggan, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“Always try and get a high room away from reception and not next to a lift shaft..!”
 of 5 bubbles hooglemeister, Aug 1, 2016 | Read review
“bigger room look towards airport”
 of 5 bubbles paulsE5031UW, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“none as all the rooms are the same”
 of 5 bubbles 202terryr, Apr 12, 2016 | Read review
“Simply do not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles manxdirect, Feb 9, 2016 | Read review
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