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Great Expectations Hotel & Bar

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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was such a lovely place to stay, I was only here for one night but the room was perfect! Warm and cosy and the people working were really friendly and helpful as well! It had everything I needed and the food was excellent as...More

Thank Amelia T
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Booked it as it was not to far from town centre. When I arrived was met by a nice young lady and booking in was very easy. Paid for a breakfast which I’m glad I did now as it was lovely. Room nice and big...More

Thank nick b
Response from 33londondst, Manager at Great Expectations Hotel & BarResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your great review .we’re so glad you enjoyed your stay with us . We look forward to welcoming you back to Great Expectations .

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I went here for work this week and had to book a hotel with only a weeks notice. As it was such short notice everywhere else was very expensive but I got a great bargain for this hotel. To be honest I didn’t have very...More

1  Thank Georgina M
Response from 33londondst, Manager at Great Expectations Hotel & BarResponded 11 March 2018

What a lovely review,thank you so much! We’re so pleased we exceeded your expectations. I’m sorry if the bar had tv sports too loud,l will definitely make a note to mention this to my staff. We are looking forward to you staying with us again...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic hotel. Really unique, as they have recreated some of Dicken’s ideas within the entrance and restaurant. It’s a really good idea and it works well. The rooms are good - nothing amazing but absolutely worth it for the location. Parking was...More

1  Thank European-Bookworm
Response from 33londondst, Manager at Great Expectations Hotel & BarResponded 19 February 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review for our hotel and bar.we take pride in the fact we are unique . We look forward to offering you a warm welcome back in the future.

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Very quiet and clean, and great location, food great. 500 mtrs from the Thames, and Oracle shopping centre with a vast array of eateries.Would recommend the food at the hotel as you get 20% off if you are a guest.

Thank Wayne H
Response from 33londondst, Manager at Great Expectations Hotel & BarResponded 7 February 2018

We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Great Expectations .thank you so much for your 5* Review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon .

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Response from annah h | Property representative |
7am weekdays 8am weekends
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no but there's an NCP carpark almost opposite. Reasonable charges.
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