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“Great value for money” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Premier Inn Dundee Centre Hotel

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Premier Inn Dundee Centre Hotel
Ranked #2 of 32 Hotels in Dundee
Certificate of Excellence
Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great value for money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Good location, newly refurbished, very clean and spacious rooms, friendly reception staff , power shower and lovely view if room is facing on the Tay. Only negatives were the room was warm , temperature was set and couldn't be turned down plus the breakfast was a let down, no buffet , very slow service then wrong order came. If you can book well in advance then very good value for money.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I stayed here because I couldn't get a room in Aberdeen and Dundee was a good choice. The hotel is perfectly located with breathtaking views across the river and across the road from the train station.
My stay was typically Premier Inn, not a lot I can really add to that.
Breakfast was good and I was pleased that service began early, from 06:30. Evening meals: the menu choice was good and the food was tasty but slow to arrive on the table.
I have two suggestions for improvement; wifi should be free of charge altogether and the price is too high for a budget hotel.
Overall the stay was goodm, there was no audible noise from the busy road outside and I would happily stay here again.

Room Tip: I am sure the rooms on the river side must have fabulous views but the rooms on the road side were a...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Location - Good..
Breakfast - Good.
Clean functional and good size room.
Value for money - Good.
Only matters for our concern were that, despite what Lenny says, we found the bed uncomfortable and did not get a good nights sleep on either of the two nights we stayed and the only way to make the room cooler was to ask for a fan from reception. Also it would have been nice to know that there was no shaver plug available, which meant having to purchase another travel adaptor from Tesco.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Gourock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

This PI was up to the usual high standard. Friendly staff, clean fresh comfortable room. It is set in a lovely position near to town centre, station etc. We arrived earlier than planned. The receptionist gave us a sticker for the car which allowed us to use the car park and go back later to check in. There is a lovely walk by the river Tay which is flat and easy going. (watch out for cyclists!)
On the Saturday night we had a meal in the restaurant which again was lovely with friendly staff. We did wish we had checked the times of the deals they had on offer as we had just missed one deal and were too early for the next one.
We were lucky enough with the weather which allowed us to sit outside with drinks. We would definitely use this Inn again next time in Dundee.

Room Tip: Rooms on the side with the river views are very quiet.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

My wife and had stayed in room 3 of the hotel on the ground floor. The hotel I believe was recently refurbished prior to our stay so the room was very clean. It was however too warm during the night and we felt we didn't want to leave a window open all night because we we on the ground floor and passers by had very easy access to the window, anything could have been put inside the window. There was no air conditioning, just heating. Breakfast wasn't really worth the pre booked price we paid for it and we had too wait five minutes to be seated for breakfast. I felt the restuarant was under staffed for this. I would however stay there again due to the cleanliness of the room.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

This is nicely placed next to the station, although not the easiest to navigate to if on foot! Lovely room, good service. The Table Table restaurant next door does some good food, although service was very slow and sluggish. Overall a nice experience and would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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N.Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

My daughter and I spent a night in Dundee prior to visiting the university open day. As always the beds were comfortable and the staff friendly. We did have a bit of a problem in the morning when we arrived for breakfast a big group had just arrived,there weren't enough staff on and we had a very long wait. In the end we had to cancel our order for a cooked breakfast as in order to make the sessions at the university we didn't have time to wait any longer. That said the manager in the restaurant was very apologetic and didn't charge us for the continental breakfast which we had so we din't feel we had done too badly.We had a pleasant view of the Firth of Tay from the dinning room. The service in the restaurant wouldn't put me off going back I would just hope they would have more staff on in the restaurant at busy times.

Room Tip: Some rooms have a sea view.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Property: Premier Inn Dundee Centre Hotel
Address: Discovery Quay | Riverside Drive, Dundee DD1 4XA, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dundee
#3 Family Hotel in Dundee
#5 Business Hotel in Dundee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Dundee Centre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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