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Old Bank House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Grouville B&B and Inns
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“excellent !!”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

we stayed here last week with my daughter who is nine months old. the facilities were great, high chairs and travel cot where made available for us. Paul the owner is very welcoming and friendly. my daughter loved the hotels cat and the parrot Reef. very nice stay cant wait to come back!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

The thing we enjoyed most about the hotel was the relaxed and friendly atmosphere that was created at breakfast each day and our experience would have been significantly better if this same attention to detail could have been applied in other ways.

Located in the village of Gorey on the East coast of Jersey with a few eating places and a couple of general stores close by and within a decent walk of the harbourside and a good selection of restaurants and bars ,this is an old building converted to provide around twenty rooms with a basement bar and an all day tea room open to the general public.

A few points about what we found at Old Bank House may be worth noting - there was a very easy style greeting which included just passing the keys to us and leaving us to find our room ourselves. The room we had was clean and tidy but included no (expected) phone, nor did it have any chair of any kind which seemed unusual. The Wc/shower cubicle off the bedroom was very compact (although the power shower was truly excellent) but there has been no room for a wash basin which was placed with mirror above inside the bedroom itself by the window.

The bed was very low but comfortable but we did have an issue with the housekeeping as we found cups and glasses were left unwashed and toiletries were not replenished without asking at Reception.While the hotel was reasonably quiet there was a seagull nest complete with three chicks just outside our window which will probably cause future occupants some concern in terms of noise nuisance generated as they grow if they are allowed to remain by the hotel management.

Overall we enjoyed our stay here as would others if they seek a modest, cheap and well located hotel that offers a good cooked breakfast to set you up for the day.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

Its not often I am able to give such a good review for a hotel but this one is one of the best I have stayed in recently. Yes its a little dated but its quaint, clean, smart and the beds are a dream. Very comfortable. Tea and coffee facilities are available, as is an excellent hair dryer. The staff are excellent; nothing was too much trouble and service was good. Breakfast was very enjoyable, with good food served by the housekeeper who was friendly, helpful and full of information. She really made us welcome, as did the other guests who were all pleasant and friendly. The atmosphere was of a big family. The hotel is nicely situated in the pretty village of Gorey, and is close to many restaurants and the harbour. The takeaway fish and chip shop opposite the hotel is fantastic. From the harbour there are buses to take you all over the island. Car park is good. Hotel also serves cream teas in the garden, I didn't try them but I understand from the other guests that they are very good. We enjoyed our stay so much that we will be going back again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

We would recommend this b&b for its great location,lovely breakfast and excellent service.
we stayed for a week in may 2013 in a family room with our four year old.The hotel is spotlessly clean but abit outdated.Our room was like stepping back to the seventies! But that should not put you off as we would definately go back,weve probably watched too much Hotel Inspector!
Breakfast was excellent and breakfast room and bar was bright and airy.Would also like to mention Chilena who was the lady serving tables and at reception,she was so friendly and gave our son bread everyday to feed the ducks she put a smile on our face everyday!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2013

Great staff , very friendly and helpful , and an enjoyable and generous breakfast each morning set us up well for a days exploration ! The rooms were nice enough - clean and with comfortable beds - just a couple of minor annoyances with a broken shower head and a broken kettle meant we had to swap rooms mid week , but this wasn't too much hassle .Would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Portsmouth
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2012

This former Bank building has been tastefully converted into a hotel in the centre of the small village of Gorey. The hotel has parking at the rear which was good since parking seems to be a big issue in Jersey ( the use of pre-paid scratch cards to park in certain places is the Jersey alternative to pay and display). The staff were pleasant and helpful. The bedroom was a good size, clean and comfortable. The hotel is not suitable for wheelchairs and there is no lift for those who have difficulty with stairs. Our tariff included breakfast, which was ample, well cooked with quality ingredients. The bar/resturant was located in the basement, which was well appointed with comfortable seats. The hotel did not provide evening meals, but there is plenty of choice nearby.For those who arrive late (like us), there is a fish & chip shop directly opposite. There is a good chinese resurant in the village and a selection of eateries along the harbour in Gorey, a 10-15 minute walk from the hotel. Our stay was near the end of season, so the hotel bar closed early (8.30pm).

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Had stayed in Gorey before but wanted a change of hotel. Spotted this about 3 years ago and following recent reviews decided to book. The room was comfortable, generous and clean. The breakfasts were beautifully cooked and more than ample. Staff were kind and very pleasant. The breakfast room is painted bright yellow and seems sunny despite being in the basement. There is an obvious theme re hot air balloons. Ask why when you stay. Although The Bank House does not now do evening meals, snacks and afternoon tea are available, which can be eaten either inside or in the very pleasant courtyard garden.There is a bar but no cask ale. There is a fairly large carpark. There are good and excellent restaurants within 20 mins walking distance, at or near Gorey pier, a Chinese restaurant in the village and even a fish & chip shop across the road from the hotel (take-away only). If you don't have a car it is only a ten minute walk to the nearest bus stop. We will be staying here next time we visit Jersey.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Old Bank House Hotel
Address: Old Bank House Hotel Gorey Village Main Road, Grouville JE3 9FX
Location: United Kingdom > Channel Islands > Jersey > Grouville
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Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Grouville
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Hotel Class:2 star — Old Bank House Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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