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Unicorn Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Gunthorpe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 1, 2012

we are regular visitors to hotel but this is the first time we have stayed overnight from the moment we booked in we where made very welcome and shown to our room which was almost impossible to fault a wonderfully comfortable bed a really excellent bathroom everything you could need for a .break.
the food is always good value , the staff always helpful and pleasant and in my opinion the unicorn is hard to fault

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 29, 2011

Travelling from Liverpool to Nottingham for a 1.00 pm family wedding. We got to about 8 miles of hotel when satnav indicated we were in the middle of a field, this happened to a number of guests at the wedding. We arrived at the hotel one hour before the wedding ( 5 of us ), most of the other guests had stayed the night before. None of our rooms were ready but staff quickly showed us to our rooms so we could get changed and leave our bags there they then prepared the rooms when we left for the wedding.
Arriving back at the hotel at 1.00am we found our rooms to be spotless with plenty of tea/coffee facilities. The bed was very comfortable.
Breakfast the next morning was excellent as was the service.
The hotel is situated on the banks of the River Trent - very picturesque.
We left at mid day and headed towards Nottingham before using our satnav !

Room Tip: If staying there for a break, request a room overlooking the Trent.
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  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 21, 2011

Stayed two nights and had a good room overlooking the river. Accomodation comfortable and clean with a good shower. Breakfast which was included in the room price was very good. Service was excellent and friendly. Had a meal in the hotel on one evening, it was adequate, but if I had one complaint nearly all the meals give the impression of being pre prepared

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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Bambi212
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Reviewed November 1, 2011

Booked 2 rooms direct ,cheaper than the various late room companies. Very nice accomodation,beautifully clean. We met up with relatives in the evening and with the 20% off for the food and the vouchers for drinks we had a very nice evening. There were plenty of tea/coffee etc and the bathroom was spotless with lots of hot water. Breakfast was well cooked and the service was very quick and friendly.Have stayed here before and would stay again. 4* in my opinion

Room Tip: ask for a river view
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  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cathy W
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Reviewed November 1, 2011

I have stayed at this hotel many times with my now husband. Infact we stayed here on the night of our wedding as gunthorpe is "our special place". It is above a Marsdons pub & is nicer than your average travelodge/premier inn room. Beds are comfy. Really recommend Pontifino's italian (im a foodie & this is my favourite restaurant in the world!) also Tom Browns is very nice. The breakfast was nice but me & my husband always laugh about how on the menu it stated "eggs anyway you like!" so we asked for poached & were told they do not do them. Not a big problem though. I did ask for a veggie fry up option & as with alot of places unfortunatly they just remove the meat. It would be nice to have meat substitute sausage or something...again, no big problem! Will definatly be staying again & would recommend for a romantic getaway or families .

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 2, 2011

We stayed here as a last minute getaway. The room was lovely, very good calibre, very clean and definitely value for money.

The only downside for me was that the music from the bar area started thumping through the floor from 7am which was extremely irritating, particularly as we had come for a restful break.

On that basis I am uncertain if we would stay again or not.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 2, 2011

This Marstons owned B&B has a fantastic location next to the river trent for summer walks or just feeding the ducks. Close to a static caravan park has access to an Italian, Indian and an excellent bistro restaurant are all within walking distance. That said the food in the Unicorn offers great value and variety including monthly seasonal specials. (20% discount for residents)
Ample parking and even a childrens play area make it a real destination pub. There were plenty of celebrations and birthday parties whilst we were there.
Each of the 17 rooms are themed and named. A bit of charm with some squeeky floorboards along fo good measure. All have really comfortable beds. Decor is a bit tired and some of the bathrooms could do with a regrout and freshed up. Expect some noise until 11pm, after all you are staying above a public house.
We got a mixed reception from the staff, Dan being the star of th show front of house. Overall a great alternative to the faceless corporates, give it a go

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled on business
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Thank MrsFrodo
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Additional Information about Unicorn Hotel

Address: Trentside, Gunthorpe NG14 7FB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Gunthorpe
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Gunthorpe
Price Range: $72 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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