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A very pleasent wedding reception Vegetables with main course,all of them,except roast potatoes,were very undercooked.
great location, quiet rooms, polite staff, great decor
Clean room,comfortable bed, friendly staff. no, but I was surprised at the lack of minibar in the room
Was on a Conference
the location for the town etc plus riverside walks the pool was too small and too deep and jacuzzi did't work, so no spa and no relax
Comfortable and Spacious Room. Helpful and polite staff. Plus, the location by the river.
The view over the river overlooking the rowing club.
Central location on riverfront, very traditional long established local hotel,clean and comfortable . Quirky. Nice breakfast. Rooms on small side , but comfortable .
Recognised as a frequent visitor. Given choice of room. Breakfast coffee is grim.
Everything That the rooms were modern when the rest of hotel was boutique.
The hotel bed was the most comfortable bed of any hotel we have stayed in recently.Although we arrived quite late in the evening the reception staff were very welcoming.This was our second stay at this hotel.
Needs to be updated but overall ok, great location Old needs updating
good evening meal poor breakfast
Hardly relevant, I did no more than sleep there! Breakfast start time of 8am was too late for the time I needed to leave - hence no breakfast.
friendly staff and easy to find public parking means on street parking cold noisy
Cheap, nice staff but poor quality accommodation Very cold room, dirty broken furniture and "dodgy" wiring.
Leaving Inefficient staff, poor cleanliness of crockery, poor quality of food
comfy bed! Very tired tatty hotel £30 a night was enough to pay. Poor parking facilities and if car not removed from road by 0900 parking ticket
The price for bed & breakfast for a room for 2 people was very good. The bed was very comfortable It needs a bit of TLC to improve the carpets, paintwork etc
The staff I met were very professional and friendly. The hotel is spacious and good value for money. It needs a lot of minor refurbishment and drainage needs upgrading - noisy maceerator
Friendly staff. Good value for money. Relaxed atmosphere. Hotel bar/lounge in process of being redecorated. Beautiful victorian building. Lovely gardens to enjoy in summer. Room decor could be better. For example, exposed wires running along ceiling to smoke alarm. Peeling paper. Curtain hooks missing. Poor reception on tv.
the room need a good clean there was no plug in the sink to much furnture in room chaos at breakfast
the shower had no water pressure and when we asked why we were told that the room had been refurbed and they were having trouble with the pressure. If this was the case, why were we given that room to start with?
The receptionist, Linda, was very welcoming. She took me to the bar, rather than giving me directions. She was most helpful with any queries. N/A
friendly staff, room cleaned OK. Toilet seat needs renewing. Not nice. Otherwise, room good.
It was a little tired and tatty and I would not have paid the full £100 per night for the room we had (at half price as it was Friday night it was OK). The welcome was luke warm.
The attitude of the staff was excellent and the manager quite exceptional.
the staff were courteous and we were made to feel very welcome nothing
Room and surrounding areas are excellent even during their upgrade process. Ease of parking. Friendly staff. Drinks are reasonably priced. The breakfast was definitely not up to the expected standard, lacked freshness, and seemed to consist of what was left rather than being freshly cooked. This experience was repeated on on both days.
The room was clean and comfortable.
The hotel was very nice, room was comfortable The price of drinks(£9.00)sothern com and lemenade taken to room The price of breakfest to room(toast,orange and tea-£17.00!!!!!)
The food was very nice and well presented. Room were large by British standards. We enjoyed the bar and Boddingtons on tap.
Good location. Nice room. Efficient service Pricey breakfast. Only one pillow. Cold atmosphere in bar area.
Handiness to the Town Centre. Clean rooms and staff very friendly and welcoming. My folks stayed in room 710 and it was very pleasant however in the evenings all we could smell was drains. It didnt disrupt our break however maybe something you should look into.
Location The hotel booked the room for the wrong date and money was taken from our account even though we had a booking.com receipt. The money was returned. Because of the mix up we were upgraded to an executive room, in these rooms breakfasts are provided , we knew this as we have stayed in one before. We were disappointed and somewhat embarrassed when we went down for breakfast on the second morning to be told there was no breakfast although there was one for the first morning. Not a particularly enjoyable stay made worse by the noise from the adjoining room which kept us awake until the early hours and then woke us at 6 am. All in all a poor experience.
Nice Modern bathroom Double walk-in shower. Flat screen TV Comfy Bed. Breakfast quite expensive at £14.99
Also, the T.V. was overall very good BUT I had trouble getting past the menu to watch the normal channels. I thought you had to go through the menu to watch the normal channels. It took me quite a while to figure out that I just had to press the number of the control to get the specific channels. But overall I was very happy. Thanks. A+++++++++++++++++
Very convenient location. Good beers in the bar A small point but the toilet looked liked a lavatory brush had never been used on it. Bathroom generally looked a bit shabby. Mattress very soft.
Location, Food and Helpful Staff Rooms were rather dated, some of the appliances needed replacing.
thep plumming was a bit noisey
central location yet next to river view from room
The food in the Brasserie was the best food we have eaten out in 20 years and we eat out a lot. Outward appearance and approach to Hotel was disappointing.
The executive suites were clean Very poor value for money, small rooms
Free WIFI connections - excellent signal throughout the hotel
Nice place, equipment and service. No direction signs out and insite at all !
Comfortable rooms. On-line you do not have guest reviews.
Accommadation was good, especially as there was a bath. We couldn't find the hotel,it was poorly signposted, no indication that it was a hotel, and we spent about half an hour driving around to try and find the hotel part of the complex.
was able to stay on site whilst attending a wedding. I found the room quite expensive
We stayed in a very clean, spacious room with a large comfortable bed. The hotel had a good choice of breakfast menu. Directions to the hotel on the Wyboston site could be clearer. Difficult to locate hotel at night.
Room was very spacious and comfy and staff very welcoming and polite. Restaurant overlooked the lake and food was delicious and good value. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Shower was a little tempremental at times
Clean and comfortable - good heating controls in room - staff friendly and helpful Problem when booking in as the booking was recorded in my forename not surname. Breakfast options a bit sparse and basic
Like most Holiday Inn expresses this one was clean and comfortable and perfect for arrive late, leave early business accommodation. Not a criticism but be aware that apart from the petrol station next door there is nothing else near this hotel so you will need to drive if you want to find a pub or restaurant.
Too close to rail way, noise issues
Good quiet room very clean and comfortable, well laid out and larger than some far more expensive hotel rooms I have stayed in. Cost of drinks in bar and limited menu
Good sevice and a good brekfast
Convenience and the cleanliness of the hotel
everything no complaints just the fact if they had been full i would have been greatly inconvenieced due to them not recieving the booking
An easy and stress free experience, easy parking and a tranqil location away from the traffic and husstle and busle of the town. Fortunately I had a mobile otherwise it would have been hard to find. It is behind a filling station.
Rooms near the railway line are noisy!
The design of the rooms, especially incorporating a single door to the bathroom and wc - very ingenius. The hairdryer: to continually have to push a button for the hairdryer to work was very annoying, together with the electrical cord not being very long - trying to dry a 3 year old's hair was time consuming.
Very generous sized rooms and excellent breakfast. Clearly an old converted manor house with great character.
Very friendly staff, excellent room, very comfortable Set menu didn't give much choice, and even if you only wanted one course, you had to pay for two.
the rooms are fantastic, bed was just so warm and comfortable, quilt is the best i have ever experienced in 24 years on the road, breakfast left a bit to be desired, asked for sausage, bacon and tomato and got just that 1 of each on a massive plate ?? next time will ask for 2 of each
Just bstayed 1 night. The room was spacious and clean with pleasant decor. The bathroom beatifully clean and the shower perfect. Breakfast was included and excelent quality. Would definately stay again Nothing
The place, the old manor, and the welcome of the staff
1. Atmosphere was welcoming and comfortable right from the start when food was available at 9:00 pm when we arrived! 2. The staff were without excellent - approachable, friendly and helpful; 3. The accommodation was spacious, well appointed and comfortable. 4. In the Dining Room at breakfast and especially at Dinner were attentive but unobtrusive.5. The whole experience was first class.
excellent evening meal Staying in one of the cottage rooms there was little hot water in the evening and none in the morning, the staff did not really handle it well, basically saying the boiler was empty as a reason, I received £10.00 off my bill when I asked to speak to the manager but hot water is an absolute basic and the quality of the staff in dealing with it was not very efficient at all - a real shame.
Easy to find,good parking facilities and the size of the room was very nice. We thought there could have been some form of food available at 9pm on the day of arrival and the room could have been warmer. However it was a bitterly cold night.
Very nice atmosphere
Beautiful, comfortable bedrooms, a lovely hotel in general and beautiful setting. Very good staff.
Lovely room, excellent dinner and breakfast, very helpful staff Access into shower cubicle was very limited - I'm not big and it was a squeeze for me!
Everything was perfect. Bit pricey for drinks but what hotel isn't these days (the bottle of rose wine was amazing though).
The staff were extremely courteous and the food was very good. Would have liked tea-making facilities in the room, although tea and coffee were available on request.
The ambience, location in private grounds and the old-fashioned building and antiques, pleasant room and a lovely log fire in reception.
friendly staff, excellent attention and lovely food the mattress on the bed was uncomfortably soft
Great service and location would of liked to stay longer
The ambience Room a little small.Carpet stained and needed cleaning.
Very comfortable beds and rooms. Roaring fire in the lobby and lovely countryside views from the bedrooms. Didn't use the restaurant in the evening but the breakfast was outstanding. All staff were very helpful and pleasant. Wasn't thrilled that Room 5 had a fire exit going right between the bedroom and bathroom and only had a small shower instead of a bath. Although I know it would have been unlikely for a fire to have occurred, it left me a little uneasy that someone could stumble through my room by accident! Luckily, Room 3 did have a bath, but had I not been staying with a relative, I would have found the bathroom in Room 5 lacking, especially as the bedroom itself is so large and luxurious. These few niggles didn't detract too much from a generally very pleasant stay.
very helpful staff, relaxing atmosphre, good food bedroom lighting too subdued
Fantastic room, friendly staff lovely food. Would highly recommend.
Nice and friendly staff. Great setting by the river. Opt for a river view!
Excellent location, friendly staff and good service.
Reception staff helpful in sorting out room. We were allowed to register early so that we could change for a wedding, which was very helpful. Bar meals were good quality for cost. Breakfast service was slow. Seemed to be limited staff on duty. Bath tap/shower did not work properly therefore bath took a long time to fill.
The hotel was luxuriously appointed, though the Halloween party in the bar that I was not made aware of until arrival disturbed the peace somewhat. There was no dedicated business centre, but the staff couldn't have been more helpful in arranging printout of documents and directions to my eventual venue. All in all, a wonderful stay and I could eulogise for hours about the quality of the food! Noise from the bar but that ended at closing time.
Nice room, great staff and lovely food and atmosphere in bar/restaurant
Quiet Lack of interest by staff, bathroom down at heel. Had great difficulty obtaining receipt/invoice!
Location close to Bedford town centre Food was excellent Room dark, but this seems to be something in common with most hotels and energy saving lighting.
Friendly, welcoming staff who were only too happy to help, a lovely room with top quality towels, bedding, refreshments etc. Beautiful location
Friendly. Good beer. Top breakfast.
the stay was relaxing and the staff very helpful no
Friendly staaf,good breakfast, nice silent place -
welcoming, nice atmosphere, small sunken bath
Room clean and ? recently redecorated
The staff were very friendly and helpful particularly the young gentleman on reception. TV was a little small relying on a set top aerial so he picture moved around.
Food and Staff were first class. Nedd to improve on details. Broken TV and Remote. Stained mattress outside room.
Friendly staff Rooms need some makeover
Near to city centre It was cold and only 6 tv channels, no dinner on Sunday evening
Quiet during my stay. Staff polite but business-like Hotel generally - drab, in need of re-furb or at the very least deco (my company is currently refurbishing a hotel in Harrogate). Room - not duly dirty but carpets, curtains etc need a good clean. Bathroom has mould on ceiling & two walls. This is due mainly to poor ventilation, however, room cleaners should have this under control and they don't.
style of hotel.. homely. check out 11.00, would pref 12.00, but not big issue.
the breakfast only it was not good value for money, quite dirty, run down, i would not stay here again
The staff were terrific - very helpful and knowledgeable. The room was lovely.
Facilities in the room Unable to provide any type of food after 9pm
Freindly staff, nice atmosphere. Electric heating caused me hay fever.
The manager was friendly and helpful.The breakfast was excellent value and the hotel was clean and tidy
Lovely room Good choice and good value bar menu Helpful and friendly staff Nothing!
The kettle in the room was not very clean, the shower curtain had mould on it Going to breakfast was told 7 till 9, i went for 7.15 and the man on the desk then told me it was only 8 till 9 so had to sit in the room. To quiet in breakfast room could of done with some back ground music, it was not very welcoming, was not explained how breakfast worked
There was an excellent booklet showing a walk round the village. Two hours very well spent.
Food, Room, Bar area, Location
very friendly hard working staff. Good food available and very comfortable room with good WIFI connection. Very happy customer
staff were excellent, very friendly.
Lovely location - very nice light, spacious and airy room None that I noted
The hotel room very clean the food was excellant None I can think of
Reception staff were excellent; we booked two rooms and both had occupants who had mobility problems; the staff ensured that we had rooms on the ground floor because the hotel did not have lifts to the 1st floor, even though we had not specified this requirement when booking. No lift to 1st floor rooms. No mention when booking that not all rooms were DDA accessible.
Everything was as expected Room had a double and a single bed so another chair would have been helpful
We have stayed in this hotel 5 or 6 times now and we always enjoy the stay and walking around the lake None
Pleasant location. friendly staff Room was a bit cold though initially
cleanliness and facilities
I liked the location close to the marina and also to the town centre. I know Bedford well so it was in good location for everything I needed to do. I felt the room smelled a bit of stale cigarette smoke.
Pleasant quiet rural setting, delicious food, clean and comfortable room, close to Bedford for shopping.
Staff very helpful. Food good