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“Ibis First-Timer On A Weekend Stay!” 4 of 5 stars
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Ibis Wellingborough
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Wellingborough
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Ibis First-Timer On A Weekend Stay!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Stopped at the Ibis Wellingborough on Saturday 17/08/2013 for an overnight stay for the Monster Truck Show 2013 at Santa Pod Raceway.

It was our first time staying at an Ibis Hotel, but I was quite impressed, especially considering the cost. The hotel is clean, the staff helpful and friendly and the hotel rooms are what you'd expect from a travel lodge type hotel. Our room consisted of a double bed, settee bed, dressing table and chair, tv, tea & coffee making facilities and an ensuite bathroom with large standing shower.

There is a McDonalds restaurant and a pub called The Priory just over the car park for anyone who doesn't want to eat in the hotel. The Priory pub has adult and kids section with a playing area out the back. The meals are not very good and I would not recommend them.

The only negative point about our visit to the Ibis Hotel is that we had a second floor room which overlooked the main front car park. The noise generated by other guests returning to the hotel drunk was a problem until about 3am - not great after travelling such a long way or when you've got kids that need their sleep!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Daftgit
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IbisWellingboroughGM, General Manager at Ibis Wellingborough, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Thank you for posting your thoughts on here, we really value your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed our rooms and that my team was friendly and helpful, they will be very happy to see your comments. However, please let me apologize for the inconvenience caused regarding the noise from other guests, please let me assure you that we always try to avoid any issues and we have 24/7 reception available for any problems.
Kind regards, Cristina Serrano
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stayed for one night as location was near to family wedding. Everything was very clean - including under the beds - we dropped an earring! Just a shame that there was no light option for breakfast - £7.95 is just outrageous if you only want cereal and juice for breakfast. No noise at night despite being so close to main road junction. Location made it easy to find.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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IbisWellingboroughGM, General Manager at Ibis Wellingborough, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us at Ibis Wellingborough. We have noted your comments about the breakfast, which we will pass to the appropriate department. I look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Best regards, Cristina Serrano
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I stayed here for one night on business. There was plenty of parking, reception were friendly and my room was quiet and very comfortable. Recommended for short business stays. I would always prefer an ibis over the other budget hotel chains as I find it the cleanest.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank 1natsy
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IbisWellingboroughGM, General Manager at Ibis Wellingborough, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Many thanks for your kind review. I am glad my team made your stay enjoyable and that you found our rooms clean and comfortable.
We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Kind Regards, Cristina Serrano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Exactly what and how it is described. Great easy location and within easy and quick access to M1, Northampton and Santa Pod.
The hotel is clean, tidy and fairly quiet which is surprising with its location. The staff were helpful and offered help where needed.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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IbisWellingboroughGM, General Manager at Ibis Wellingborough, responded to this review, August 19, 2013
Thank you for your comments. We are glad to see that you found our hotel convenient, clean and tidy. I have also shared with my staff your positive comments in regards to their service, which are much appreciated. Thank you again for taking the time to write a review and we hope to welcome you back to Ibis Wellingborough.
Best Regards,
Cristina Serrano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We were looking for a budget hotel whilst visiting relatives in the town. It is very good value for money, we had a family room which was a good size. also it was very clean. all in all a very pleasant stay, we will be going back. the staff were also were very nice and very helpful.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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IbisWellingboroughGM, General Manager at Ibis Wellingborough, responded to this review, August 19, 2013
Thank you very much for your kind review. It is much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.
Best regards,
Cristina Serrano
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

All you'd expect from this mid range hotel.
Extra glazing in the window keeps the nearby road noise to a minimum.
On the ground floor over-heating was not a problem even though the window only opened a few inches.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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IbisWellingboroughGM, General Manager at Ibis Wellingborough, responded to this review, August 19, 2013
Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Ibis Wellingborough. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Kind regards,
Cristina Serrano
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Property: Ibis Wellingborough
Address: Enstone Court, Wellingborough NN8 2DR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Wellingborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Wellingborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ibis Wellingborough 2*
Number of rooms: 78
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ibis Wellingborough hotel is located 2 km from the town centre and 3 km from the railway station. Ideal for weekend stays and major annual events such as Santa Pod drag racing, the Silverstone F1 Grand Prix and the Northampton Festival. Close to numerous pubs and restaurants, the hotel features a bar serving snacks 24 hours 7 days, free outdoor parking and a meeting room for seminars and conferences. Business guests will appreciate use of wireless Internet access. ... more   less 
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