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464 Market Street, Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8QN England
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#2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Whitworth
Situated in the heart of a small village near Rochdale. The Sportsman is owned by Jane and Ste, who have owned pubs and bed and breakfast for many years. We have 3 family rooms and 1 twin/double room and provide a full English breakfast. Car parking available. We also cater for long term contracts.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Wine / champagne
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Jasonhartley wrote a review Sep 2019
14 contributions8 helpful votes
The pub was ok, nothing special but not a bad pint and the staff were lovely. I was in room 4. It certainly isn't 5, 4, 3 or even 2 star but it served a purpose. Super fast WIFI, the bed was two pushed together and you could feel where they met, I ended up sleeping on the duvet. The room wasn't the cleanest, these are basic standards and would've benefited from a lick of paint. It had an en suite which was unexpected but like the room, it wasn't very clean. I booked 3 nights but only stayed 2 and this is not a B&B, there was no breakfast, non offered, no buffet, nothing, not a problem if we know before we book, I could've paid £5 per night extra and had a breakfast elsewhere If the owner is reading this, please reinvest some money back into the place, it could be nicer than it is.....and don't forget the second B!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Andrew P wrote a review Mar 2019
16 contributions16 helpful votes
Be careful it's like the slaughtered lamb in American werewolf in London the locals are hillbillies eg my mamas my sister.avoid this place like the potting shed in scum.the beer is watered down fighting every weekend not good.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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RopentaStones wrote a review Sep 2016
St Helens, United Kingdom1752 contributions876 helpful votes
Well I lived in Whitworth (Whit'th to locals) 25 years ago. I returned with my fiancée to go exploring the beautiful Lancashire countryside. I suggested Sportsman's and wasn't disappointed. It was cheap enough and the decor and furnishings could probably do with an update but I think, at 42, I'm quite young for rooming there :-) Landlord and landlady are so nice....I'm a speedway fan and with their sign, being a weird artists interpretation of Belle Vue Manchester's Chris Morton in a Halifax Dukes race jacket with Hyde Road Manchester in the background, I was naturally intrigued...and never quite got to the bottom of it. Well the bed was clean and comfy...the breakfast was wholesome and tasty and the pub banter in the lounge was fun. If you want a nice place to stay with decent accommodation and decent breakfast and a bit if witty banter in the bar then this is best in area. I would have given it three stars but the owners push it to four. Take a step back in time to the nineties but a nice step.
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Date of stay: May 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$70 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandGreater ManchesterRochdaleWhitworth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sportsman
What are some of the property amenities at The Sportsman?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Sportsman?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Sportsman?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sportsman?
Conveniently located restaurants include Basils Traditional English Restaurant, Berni Inn Function Rooms and Private Restaurant, and Ashoka.
Is The Sportsman located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of Whitworth.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sportsman?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Todmorden Town Hall (4.9 miles), Hare Hill House (3.2 miles), and The Basin Stone (4.5 miles).