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“Perfect For Groups!”
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“Perfect For Groups!”
Reviewed June 14, 2010

Before i start you need to dismiss the majority of rubbish that has been written about this hotel on here, Its no 5star dripping in gold hotel but...........at £25 a night its spot on! if you want gold go and pay £85 a night in the centre. No i probably wouldnt take me missis there for a romantic weekend but would i go with a group yes......Definatly! in fact next one is already being arranged. Being the Bestman it was my duty to find some digs for nearly 25 of us for a weekend so having booked this place and reading the reviews on here i was expecting the worse! by the time we had checked in met the owner and got ready everybody had said "Spot on this place"! its a quick ten min walk to first set of pubs (Luckies on corner) then as you walk into the centre theres pubs all the way down so expect to be drunk even before you get into the centre! One thing i would say is on the way back from a night out visit "Munchies" next to Luckies for your pizza or kebab its like being back in a nightclub! the hotel has a Cafe built in to it serving a massive menu and breakfast in a morning was just right! only thing this place is lacking is a bar! but Meg is trying to sort this! all in all we all (25) enjoyed this hotel! see you next year!

  • Stayed June 2010
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Reviewed May 28, 2010

from the word go when I arrived,I should have said to the taxi driver to drive on,The place was stinking the owner even let her dog urinate right outside the entrance of the guest house, The smell of cheap bleach was rotten all over the place ,We never even got offered a breakfast even though we paid for it, and where up in time for breakfast,If I was to sum it up in one word it would have to be DUMP

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 23, 2010

small rooms with 7 beds. went with stag party. Good craic. Can eat food and drink alchol in rooms no bother. No need for key. party athmosphere. Bit of a trek from Jesmond and main town but train station nearby. not suitable for romantic breaks or familys.

  • Stayed September 2009
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Norfolk
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Reviewed February 24, 2010

Ok where to start......rooms are ok i guess, see how many beds they can fit in one room!!! bathroom was very basic bed was ok, big group of us over-priced for the rooms really. Breakfast ok...2nd day I was there the beans were cold and the bread was off... would rather had a fry up in a proper cafe and pay the extra to enjoy it more

Good walk into town which was the best thing about it

  • Stayed February 2010
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wales
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Reviewed November 17, 2009

The lady at the hotel was very friendly, i stayed with 6 friends for a 21st. Basic room with beds and TV, but we would not have wanted to stay more than one night! It is ok if you are after a cheap hotel to stay in and your going out, but not if you are after luxury and comfort! overall hotel was average!

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled with friends
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lincoln
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Reviewed November 1, 2009

i found the hotel to be great value for money. it isnt the ritz, granted. but you get what you pay for.
for your money you get very friendly service, a decent room with bed, tv, a shower, and a great breakfast in the morning.
i stayed for nights in october for a stag weekend, we had a great time.
the hotel is within walking distance of the centre too, so you dont need to get a taxi.
we were made to feel very welcome, nothing was too much trouble, and the price is very reasonable.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with friends
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Lincoln
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Reviewed October 31, 2009

Seven of us went to the Hansen Hotel and had a really great time (It was my second time here)! The service from all of the staff and fantastic and they went the extra mile to see we could enjoy our stay to the max! For the price it is well worth it and I would recommend this place for its friendly environment.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with friends
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Property: The Hanson Hotel
Address: 131 Sandyford Road | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE33 2JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
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Ranked #6 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Newcastle upon Tyne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Hanson Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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