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Riverside Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hounslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the hotel was adequate for the night, no shower facilities but a jug in bath to rinse hair. Room was quite small but clean if dated and in need of painting. Stairs was very steep, so if stairs are a problem check when booking for a ground floor room. Breakfast was cooked fresh and was lovely and hot, but couldn't...

Thank jacqueline b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a enquiry about 2 rooms via email. They had the rooms we wanted so i rang up and booked. Took all my details. Got to the day. We travelled all the way up from hampshire for us to get there and have to speak to someone on a phone not in person. Strike one! Then to be told...

Thank hampshire1234
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This hotel is not as bad as some reviews make out. Its cheap and it has a full breakfast and free parking and free internet in the price and in my opinion reviews need to take this into consideration. The hotel is not dirty but decor is old...this is how it should be as a 400year old property. Owners should...

1Thank ASLtraveller
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I read some poor reviews, so entered with trepidation. My room was clean, bed was okay. The building is over 300 years old with central heating, of course there will be some flaking paint etc. Breakfast very good, friendly staff, the poor reviews in my opinion are not just.

1Thank Canaryboy1960
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

What can I say we booked this hotel before checking the reviews and after checking them I really wasn't looking forward to staying here. It's an old building so is quite quirky we stayed in a family room which has a single and double bed and a bathroom with a bath no shower. The room was dated and could do...

Thank 30VennC10
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We were so well looked after for our 3 nights stay, staff could not have been more helpful, moving our luggage for us, and making sure we had everything we needed. the rooms were comfortable, and considering the building was 400 years old there was enough space in our double room. the breakfast ladies were lovely as was the breakfast....

Thank 677Maurice_P
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Not enough space here to give a full and honest review. This place should be shut down. DO NOT STAY UNLESS YOU WANT TO BE TOTALLY DISAPPOINTED. Freezing cold. Only 11 degrees C in my room all night. Mattress springs were horribly visible and did not allow sleep. Shower cool and weak. NO 24 hour reception (although advertised as having...

Thank David B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The welcome I received was very warm and the staff really were lovely. I was upgraded to a family room, which meant I had a bath and shower and a large bed. The breakfast was freshly cooked for me and was rather tasty. Unfortunately, the electricity cut out and the owner kindly invited the guests to sleep in another place....

Thank Emma H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This place is not as absolutely abhorrent as others may make it seem. It's far from good but you won't die after staying for one night! I stayed here merely out of convenience as it was 50 metres from a course venue early on a Friday morning! Unless it is for this reason I would not recommend staying here, the...

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I always read reviews with a tinge of scepticism and feel that places can't be all that bad. (I've been to places where people have rated hotels poorly yet I thought they were great) In this case it's all true. The hotel is depressing, dusty, outdated, drab and dowdy. I feel that the whole place needs to be closed and...

Thank mary T

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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Riverside Hotel

Address: 2 North Station Road, Colchester CO1 1RB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
Price Range: ₹ 4,783 - ₹ 5,753 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Riverside Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Riverside Hotel Colchester, Essex
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“ask for ground floor if stairs are problem, they are very very steep”
291jacquelineb, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Let them know beforehand if you need good internet connection in your room.”
ASLtraveller, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if disabled please ask for a ground floor room, it overlooks the river & we were not troubled by noise”
677Maurice_P, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are none”
, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother!”
Englischer, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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