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“The walls were so thin you could ' dip your bread in next doors gravy'”
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Carlton Hotel
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“The walls were so thin you could ' dip your bread in next doors gravy'”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Rob Jubber
just stayed there this weekend - Good for stag parties but nothing else . Rooms looked tired and there is no proper traditional full english breakfast . There is a nice little cafe in Jesmond called the Hungry Hippo which was excellent ( i would recommend the eggs poached on the easy side ) . The main complaint was the noise from other rooms the walls were so thin you could dip your bread in next doors gravy . I stayed in room 508 so thanks to the chavs in 504 that argued well into the early hours both nights ( proper geordie shore wannabies ). All in all it catered for our needs but if your expecting a pool or massage treatments you will be disappointed. I have to say all staff were friendly and fresh towels were provided both days.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a night away with a group off work friends. First impressions were ok but then we got to our room. The smell in our room (513) was horrid! The smell seemed to come from the bathroom. Smelt like stagnent water. Found a couple of stray hairs in the bed and the quilt was too smalll for the cover it was in. Bath also had a large chip in it. Apart from that if you want a room that is cheap and ok for large stag and hen dos then book it.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Stayed here last night.. Room was small and really hot, bed linen had dirty stains on them and the runner on the end of the bed clearly doesn't get changed or washed at all, carpet was filthy, hadn't been hoovered in a while, bathroom floor had dirt and fluff everywhere and the toilet hadn't been cleaned from previous user or ever. Even the tea and coffee facilities... one big cup and one small, with dirt in the cups, and tea/coffee stains on the piece of paper that it was all set out on. Ive stayed in some pretty bad, cheap hotels for nights out but they have always been clean and tidy. This hotel needs updated badly. Paid £99 for the room for one night and will never stay again or recommend that anyone does. Told a member of staff at reception this morning how filthy the room was.. Although he was polite and apologised, he's not really bothered as long as he's getting paid at the end of the day and nothing was done about it.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Great location, but needs some investment and quickly. The rooms are an average size and are clean enough, but everything is so old! Sky TV which is great, but possibly the smallest television set ever. Wifi was ok when you were able to connect, but the whole place is in need of decoration and bringing up to standard. The pub below is fine but the smell from the Kitchen fills the hotel with an unpleasant cooking smell.
Staff were very friendly.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

Noisy, cold and poor customer service.
Stay here if you are on a stag or hen night or the like. Do not stay here if you want a good nights before a busy days work like me.
The room was okay, dated and in need of a couple of modcons like a new television. The shower was so weak it was a waste of time. The towels were like sand paper. The mattress was old and lumpy.
A warm welcome at reception was not even forthcoming. They do not have problems it is all the guests fault never the hotels that sort of attitude,

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

Reception staff were very helpful and friendly. The room needed updating but was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good but the noise from the guests was terrible. Shouting,swearing and banging doors all hours and this was not helped by creaky floorboards in hallway and thin walls.There was a night porter on who was available for complaints but I think he would have been very busy!!!
An ok place for students and young people who do not want to sleep!

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Great value, quiet little hotel on the busy Osborne Road in Jesmond. Has a fantastic bar below with the local tradition of happy hour buttons - has to be seen to be believed, but you could get your whole round of drinks completely free. I always stay here when in Newcastle, where I previously lived for three years - it's perfect for a couple of nights; more homely that a travel lodge and nowhere near as expensive as a city centre hotel, but a short and simple cab ride from the main road will get you wherever you need to be in ten minutes as Newcastle is a bustling but compact city. Tea and coffee facilities and all rooms en suite with a great continental breakfast and within walking distance of the shops of Jesmond, Starbucks, Tesco, Pizza Express and of course, all of the other bars, restaurants and delights of the famous Osborne Road.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Carlton Hotel
Address: 82-86 Osborne Road | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking
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Ranked #68 of 82 Hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Carlton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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