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The Dovedale Hotel and Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Cleethorpes
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Good food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

I visited dovedale restaurant with a group of work colleagues. My food was very nice and the cocktails were also very nice. Waiting service was very good and the staff were knowledgeable of food allergies as I had asked if my preferred dish was gluten free and they told me straight away that it was which is always nice.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2014

Last night we went for a meal with all of our staff, only one word to describe the experience, fantastic, we where given the side room for our meal which was lovely, we we're treat to outstanding service by all waiting staff, and bar staff and the meal was beautiful, thanks to everyone at the dovedale who made are evening so special

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2014

I went for a business trip in july. It is a quiet room but the room is smell. It was hot in july. Took the Fan in the room out and found the fan is dirty. Took a shower, the water pressure is very low and Shower room outlet is block. High price and low in standard. Will try another hotel next time.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2014

We’d recently had an excellent short break at the Dovedale, so when we needed to organize a family celebration the Dovedale seemed the perfect choice. Sadly the hotel has gone downhill and we were wrong… I booked a double room (for us) and a twin room (for two spritely pensioners) nearly a month in advance by phone directly with the hotel. When we arrived our room was slightly shabby, but clean, but the room for our relatives was so poor that they would rather go home than stay in it. With hindsight that is what we should have done. Instead I asked for a replacement room – which the hotel could/would not do – and although the receptionist volunteered her opinion that the room was dark and dingy, she didn’t care. Instead we swapped into the “twin room” while our same sex relatives would rather share a bed than stay in the “dungeon”.
The room smelt, possibly due to the damp towels from the previous residents hanging on the bathroom door. The bathroom tiled floor was grubby. The room was also so dark you could not read even with lights on (the scuffed maroon walls with grey paint didn’t help). The room was also outside the hotel in a corridor to the car park, so having curtains open was difficult. The doormat was fixed to the floor by duct tape. Basically awful….
Breakfast on the 2nd day was barely better. At 8:45am most of the cereals and fruit juice was gone. We waited over ten minutes before we asked the young girl to take our order (there was only one other table occupied). Then another ten minutes before we asked if we could have the tea/coffee we ordered 10 minutes ago.
To top the trip off, although I was told that the room charges were lower than shown on the hotel’s web site I was charged full price. The hotel ruined our trip and we’ll never go back again…. So I'd recommend you avoid.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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5 Thank Dawn J
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed here as two couples. Only for one night so not in the hotel much but the hotel was lovely. Nice size rooms and room and bathroom all nice and clean and comfy. Personally, have got to say we found all the staff - from the lady on reception to the bar man and from the cleaner to the ladies serving in reception to all be really pleasant and helpful - plus another bonus was the location really conveniently situated. Thanks for a great weekend - if staying in Cleethorpes again will definitely book here!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Vanessa B
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2014

For the price, expectations may be high, and sadly, are not met. This is a very pleasant Bed and Breakfast, with satisfactory rooms, but nothing special, and certainly no justification for the price. The room was ok, but nowhere near as good quality as even a Travelodge, which would cost at least half the price. Breakfast was functional, with orders taken, rather than a buffet, which means you may be disappointed if you (like me) have a good appetite. The reception and bar staff are however very friendly and helpful, but the overall impression is of a B&B charging way over what should be expected, and that in itself leaves a bit of a sour taste. A significant price drop would make this a much more realistic proposition, and unfortunately, at the current prices, despite having family in the area, I would choose to stay elswhere.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Cleathorpe
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014

The waitress @ around 7:30 on 06.05.14 made me feel unwanted, strange in side Dovdel restaurant. I almost begged her to have a glass of water before & in the middle of the meal as I needed so badly to swallow the food. Thanks to one of the customer who insisted her to serve me. I have been in & out in the area for the last 10 month but I have never
been experienced like this. Regardless of who
you are I believe we all deserve equal treatment. Above all we all human being.

  • Stayed May 2014
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5 Thank Kul99
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Additional Information about The Dovedale Hotel and Restaurant

Property: The Dovedale Hotel and Restaurant
Address: 12-18 Albert Road, Cleethorpes DN35 8LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Cleethorpes
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Cleethorpes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dovedale Hotel and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly refurbished boutique hotel, in the heart of the seaside resort of Cleethorpes. Close to all amenities. Category winners of restaurant of the year 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. ... more   less 
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