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Great hotel

Advantages: lovely rooms, nice food and fab facilities
Disadvantages: none really

I recently stayed overnight at the chine hotel in Bournemouth whilst in the area for a friends wedding. It is currently rated as a three star hotel, but I cannot for the life of me see why as I found it to be of at least four star standard. There are 86 r ...

beanie8844 12.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Best Western Chine Hotel, Bournemouth

LOOKING A GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH or FLOGGING A DEAD HORSE?

Advantages: Cheap. Bed. Breakfast. Quiet. Car Park.
Disadvantages: Broken En-Suite. Broken Lift. Torn & Dirty Carpets. Complex Billing.

...Please note that whilst Ciao rates the Preston Swallow as a two star hotel - all publicity material relating to it, as well at the hotel itself, shows this as a three star hotel. Following on from my update on the Bower Hotel in Oldham, two weeks later ...

RICHADA 23.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Swallow Hotel, Preston

Swallow Hotel delapidated, smelly dirty. Food reasonable.

Advantages: Convenient to tourist locations en route lakelands to stranraer
Disadvantages: not 3* run down outdated decor. Foul smelling damp room holes in sheets et

Delapidated dirty smelly hotel. Broken patched up doors. Holes in bedlinen. Worst of all room 102 smell of damp and sewers which kept me awake all night and triggered asthma attack which had been well under control prior to this visit. Bathroom, floor d ...

disappointed345 26.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Swallow Hotel, Preston

A right Royal at Ross, Why?

Advantages: original victorian hotel, superb position and views
Disadvantages: creeky floorboards, rooms need updating

...you ever travel up or down the A40 passed Ross on Wye you would have probably looked across the winding river Wye to the town and seen then tall white building on top of the sandstone cliff which is the Royal Hotel. Since I was young I have always loo ...

getscenic 16.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Royal, Ross-on-Wye

Friendly, helpful staff

Advantages: friendly, helpful staff
Disadvantages: the shower which is difficult to control

...After booking a 2 night stay in the Royal Lodge, I received a phone call telling me there had been an error and that there were no rooms available for the first night. Although unimpressed, we decided to keep the one night booking and go anyway. Upon ar ...

melesfend 25.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Royal, Ross-on-Wye