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Great Expectations Hotel & Bar

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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
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  • Terrible13%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did book on line via booking.com as it was close to my work place. The room was basic overlooking some office windows. Good value for one night. When I returned late at night to use the bathroom there was no hot or cold water. After...More

Thank tjorgji
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have no problem staying in places like this - if they are value for money. Based on my experience across loads of places this was about 25% overpriced. The room was basic. Comfortable but basically furnished. It was a hot day - but to...More

Thank steven_wilkinson
Response from 33londondst, Manager at Great Expectations Hotel & BarResponded 3 weeks ago

So sorry you didn’t enjoy your stay with us l believe you had a triple room to yourself and understand this isn’t the most economic option for a single person. I hope you do stay with us again and we have a chance to change...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

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
Response from 33londondst, Manager at Great Expectations Hotel & BarResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you so much for your amazing review.our friendly home- from -home atmosphere is something we pride ourselves on ,so l’m glad our staff made you feel welcome. We look forward to you staying with us in the future.

Reviewed 11 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 9 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

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Breakfast included
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US$62 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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3 July 2018|
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