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Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked into this place on the 15th of April for one night for business purposes, when I arrived the receptionist was lovely. My room was room 31 and it was horrendous. It was filthy, worn out and the bathroom was well I don't know what to say. (See first 7 pictures) The receptionist did change my room to room...

2Thank Andrew B
Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Stayed here from Friday 3rd March to Sunday 5th March and my room was a double room with en suite bathroom. When I entered the hotel, I loved the staircase leading up to my room (no lifts) However when I entered my room, all I saw was dirt and dust underneath the beds, rubbish in bins and under bed, a...

Thank simmie2014
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Went to stay here overnight but so glad we checked the rooms first . This place is not fit for any animal ,it's absolutely rotten,smells and is filthy . My advice is check the rooms first then you will see . Apparently it's having a refurb . Close it down now I say

Thank Terry N
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights in the Victoria suite. £90 in total. This hotel is being run on a skeleton staff but they are very friendly, courteous and hard working. This isn't a typical hotel, in that there is no daily clean of rooms and you have to make your own beds. However, if you ask for...

Thank James W
Redbourn, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

If you want a comfy bed in the town centre then that's about the only box this hotel ticks.. the place has not been renovated in years and is falling apart. Cleanliness and hygiene are not high on their agenda, the hotel is dirty, in very poor condition and smells. The only good thing was that the bed was comfy...

1Thank Justine G
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Upon arrival I was quite glad to be in the knowledge that by the time I would get in to the bed later that evening I would have had a few alcoholic beverages. The bathroom door wouldn't shut, the toilet seat wasn't attached, not even a toilet roll holder. The bed dipped badly in the middle so that your feet...

5Thank travellingjane205
Woodhall Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I would have given it a higher rating as it's a perfectly acceptable place to stay if you're away on business however my room was never hoovered and when I asked about it I was told it was because I had tracked mud into the hotel. While I completely accept that I had done this, it was dry white powder...

1Thank Laura C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our room was disgusting. The place was filthy. Our friends did n't use their shower - It was too dirty. The room has added on wiring and plumbing all over the place. The hotel needs a new owner with resources and willing tro invest in what couyld be a very nice boutique hotel. I dread to think why the kitchen...

Thank DinerMight p
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel was my first hotel in UK, so I can't compare with other hotels, but the place of hotel was really very great. In front of Guildhall Museum, one hundred meters from the Castle Park and Castle, fives minutes walk from the train station and in the main street of Old Town, full of bars and...

Thank Rutabu
North Humberside
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stayed for four nights in August and was very satisfied with our stay. We were slightly apprehensive due to some of the previous reviews but, because the main purpose of our visit was to attend a wedding at the Cathedral and the location seemed excellent for this requirement, we decided we still wished to stay here. The hotel is under...

Thank LydiaNorthHumberside

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Additional Information about Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel

Address: 16-18 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Rochester
Price Range: £38 - £44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“second floor is best to stay on to avoid noise from onsite pub on ground floor.”
simmie2014, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
travellingjane205, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
754gp, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Saturday nights are quite noisy, had a room looking out onto car park, and noise was quite bad”
209sallyh, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want sleep don't book here”
BestofBritishmag, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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