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“A Poor Excuse for a hotel” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sherborne Hotel Weymouth

Sherborne Hotel Weymouth
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Sherborne Hotel Weymouth
Ranked #102 of 170 Weymouth B&B and Inns
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A Poor Excuse for a hotel”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2010

I've had quite a few economy short breaks in hotels. This was by far the worse. I could not rate it as a hotel, I would describe it as a B & B or Boarding House. There was no reception area and I never found out who was in charge. All the staff appeared to do whatever job needed to be done (and friendly with it). The positive feature was that there was heating and hot water. The food left a lot to be desired, and certainly was not cooked by a chef! It was mostly luke warm, and the toast was like cardboard. The en-suite was so small I had to step into the bedroom to get dried and the sink was so small it was hard to wash from. The mattresses were well past there sell by date and I would imagine Health and Safety would have a field day if they saw the electrics in the room.

  • Stayed October 2010
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank PamelaSmith
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andrew b, Owner at Sherborne Hotel Weymouth, responded to this review, 24 April 2014
This review is very out of date. All the electrics have been upgraded and the hotel has been completely repainted internally and externally. The rooms linen has been upgraded and the dining room. Staff are now fully trained and food is cooked by an experienced chef with over 17 years in the industry.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2010

i have never stayed in such a drab,dismal,rundown, neglected hotel. Carpets were filthy, chipped wallpaper and paint. No hot water in en suite the day we arrived. Tiny sink with shelf about 3 inches above it so impossible to wash properly. Dirty shower Bleach spilt on carpet,stains on ceiling rooms smelt musty. A complete waste of my hard earned money. Makes Fawlty Towers look like The Ritz !!!.

  • Stayed October 2010
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2010

Well it's not the Ritz but the room was large, clean and comfortable and the food good and plentiful. It is right on the seafront and the bar has excellent sea views as do the dining rooms.

We were there on a budget break with a coach company and were well satisfied considering what we paid.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank forest-46
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2010

We went there with a coach tour -mostly retired people-and this hotel was included, with breakfast and evening meal, for a very cheap price. I'm sure if we had gone independently, we would have paid a lot more. As such, we had few complaints. The room was clean, nicely decorated, and a sea view from a small window, with a visiting seagull we found very entertaining. The food was good, with lovely deserts. Morning coffee was weak, but the young staff were prepared to do anything we asked for, which was really a very big plus for this hotel. If you don't like something,- ask-they will put it right if they can. Was worried after reading a previous post that it might be noisy, but didn't have any problem. Take a few tea/coffee bags with you if you object to paying £1 for replacements for those provided on arrival -yes, it's picky of them to charge for this. There's a large bar with a sea view if you don't want to sit in your room. The downstairs lounge ceiling has fallen in (!)so you can't use this, but the bar is fine. Our only real gripe was that my companion's mattress was old and needed replacement (mine was fine). She had to put the spare pillows on top of it before she could get comfortable.Oh, and there's no public computer. Apart from that, we had a very enjoyable stay and would go back to this hotel -but not on a coach trip -that's another story, and belongs to another review!!

  • Stayed May 2010
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank SnowballUk
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Wisbech
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2010

Unfortunately this hotel has seen better days, and needs a lot of money spending on it. Our room was very pokey and dark as a quarter of it had been taken up by a small bathroom, which blocked out the light from the small window. There was no lounge to relax in as the ceiling had been declared unsafe, so that meant I became very claustrophobic trying to rest in my room. The furniture has also seen better days.
It is also very annoying to have to pay £1 to have extrs tea bags coffee and milk each. We only needed teabags and milk not the coffee. Normally hotels refresh these each day with what you have used.
However the food was excellent as was the service and friendliness of the staff.

  • Stayed May 2010
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank SharonWisbech
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Additional Information about Sherborne Hotel Weymouth

Property: Sherborne Hotel Weymouth
Address: 116 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Weymouth
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Ranked #102 of 170 B&Bs / Inns in Weymouth
Price range (per night): ₹ 4,389 - ₹ 8,254
Hotel Class:3 star — Sherborne Hotel Weymouth 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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