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“Overpriced slop!”
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The Heights Hotel
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Overpriced slop!”
Reviewed June 28, 2007

Myself and my partner found this hotel on the web while planning a weekend away in Dorset. We travelled a long way (from London) to get here, and we were to pay £150 per night for two nights. We were told on the phone that the hotel room would have a king size double bed, with a jacuzzi in the bathroom and bright modern decor. All lies! The 'double bed' was two single bed pushed to together with a dirty throw that looked like it had been around since the 1920's! The 'jacuzzi' was a corner bath, too small to even sit in. And the hotel clearly hadn't been even slightly renovated in the last 40 years! We persisted nonetheless, as the location is lovely. After a walk around the isle we headed back for dinner, as the hotel has the only restaurant for quite a distance. I gagged with the first mouthful. The food was like radioactive slop; it wouldn't even have been allowed in a prison! Our complaints were met with only defiance by the manager on duty, who really couldn't care if we stayed or left. And to top it all off, the bill was higher than it would have been in a swanky London restaurant!
This hotel is an absolute disgrace. A disgusting, run-down, putrid place, charging extortionate prices.

  • Liked — The location is the only good thing
  • Disliked — The slop they called dinner
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 14, 2007

I was so impressed that I felt that I had to put a good report in, I don't normally bother.

Such a friendly hotel with staff that do 'really' seem to care. Quite rare these days.

Couldn't fault it and I've been to the 6* hotel in Dubai. This is Engalnd, so credit where credits due.

Well done The Heights, you've scored high in my estimation.

  • Liked — The location to get around
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed May 2007, traveled on business
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Property: The Heights Hotel
Address: Yeates Road, DT5 2EN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Portland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Isle of Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Heights Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 66
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set on the summit of the Isle of Portland with panoramic sea and coastal views from our Bar, Bistro and Coffee shop over Chesil Beach, the World Heritage coast and the 2012 Olympic sailing venue of Portland Harbour and Lyme Bay. 5 miles from the seaside town of Weymouth. 66 en suite bedrooms with a choice of Classic or Deluxe. Family rooms and easy access rooms available. On-site Gym, meeting rooms and business services. Special interest breaks, birdwatching, flora & fauna etc. Ample free parking. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Heights Hotel Isle Of Portland
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