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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2011

Absolutely fab hotel, amazingly comfortable bed, very clean room with ensuite wet room.. what more can you ask for? Bliss.. Excellent, gorgeous food and very friendly staff. We would definitely stay here again and hopefully very soon.

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1 Thank BearNBabe
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2011

Lovely clean hotel with modern rooms. The food in the restaurant/bar was amazing and the staff were so helpful and friendly. Very enjoyable stay. Excellent!

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Thank RTeags
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2011

The Hotel on first appearances seemed fine. I was travelling for business purposes and therefore it was essential that I had a good night sleep. I checked in, had dinner and met with a colleugue. On returning to the hotel just before 11pm the hotel was in complete darkness and had been locked up. I tried both keys I had... More 

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Northamptonshire
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2011

I stayed for one night whilst in Truro for a meeting. Room was clean and comfortable with everything that I needed: ensuite wet room, flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi. Breakfast served in the bar downstairs - cooked to order and was delicious. Would certainly stay there again if visiting Truro for a night or two.

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Luton
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2010

Fantastic hotel, id say refurbished quite recently, i had a spacious room with an ensuite wet room, staff were great and the bar and restaurant were great value for money with a brilliant menu of beautiful food. Mr Kerry Atkinson

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Cornwall
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2010

We normally stay at the Royal (Mannings) when in Truro but thought we would give the Riverbank a try. Whilst the location and willingness of the staff were great we did not feel comfortable. More of a bar/restaurant with rooms that a hotel with a bar and restaurant. The room was modern and spacious but pretty soulless and breakfast was... More 

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Camborne
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2010

We purchased a voucher from our local radio station in which you pay £25 and have a meal to the value of £50. i have eaten ther once before albeit a lunch and it was very nice, so was keen to go back for dinner. The starter we wanted was not available but we had not been told that, the... More 

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London
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93 reviews
93 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2010

Having seen the reviews here, I was expecting something special. And although it’s a perfectly nice hotel, it’s certainly nothing out of the ordinary. It does have a great location, and the staff were very helpful. The bathroom was excellent and the room a decent size. I didn’t find the bed particularly comfortable, but I’m sure that’s just personal taste.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2010

This was a company booking and therefore sight unseen. Upon arrival we were a little unsure of what we were in for but were very pleasantly suprised by the standard of the room which had everything you could want plus a walk in shower.The management and staff were all very friendly and accommodating and the food was very good indeed.... More 

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wells somerset
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Reviewed 15 August 2010

Spent just one night in August and was delighted with everything - location, modern room, dinner, value for money but above all with the caring attitude of all the staff. Will ALWAYS aim to stay on future visits to Truro.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked behind the cathedral in the heart of Truro is the Riverbank- now with the addition of an eight bedroom boutique hotel and completely refurbished licensed bar and restaurant, offering local, freshly cooked food. Each completely refurbished room is finished to a high contemporary standard. Single, double and twin occupancy available.We believe excellent service is paramount and endevour to provide the best level possible to each and every guest that comes through our doors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverbank

Address: Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Truro
Price Range: ₹ 6,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Riverbank Truro, Cornwall
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“Ask for room overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles alisond936, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
“There are only eight rooms and my family tell me all theirs were ok so you don't really have to worry about location. Beware traffic rounding the bend to the right when exiting onto the main road from the car park.”
 of 5 bubbles atheaus, 19 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 2 seem closer to the terrace, which could get busy on a nice evening. Rooms 4 onwards would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Unclebob007, 18 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Room 4 has a nice view towards the Cathedral and the river”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseB590, 11 Mar 2012 | Read review
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