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Stifford Clays Farmhouse B&B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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“Absouloute Hellhole”
Reviewed 10 September 2010

This is the worst hotel I have ever had the chance to stay in. The staff were really unhelpful didn't speak english. The rooms were damp and very basic. A lot of shifty people coming and going. No breakfast was served and the main farmhouse was very rundown and dirty. the only thing that was half decent was the bathroom but it was let down by the tepid shower which just trickled out.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled on business
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2009

This hotel is a great place to stay at if you are looking for a room for a night at a reasonable price, staff are very friendly and polite, breakfast was fine. Make sure you have directions already prepared to as the sat nav was unable to tell us where to go once we reached the A13!

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2009

What ever you do, do not stay at this 'Hotel'! Do not be fooled by the lovely photo's. Where is the owner? Where is the 'Customer Service'? Why was the room not serviced? Who are all the strange people that wonder around looking unkempt and shifty? Where was the beautiful Farmhouse as advertised? The main house is dark, tatty and smells heavily of spicy food that was enough to put us off taking breakfast! The 'staff ' were rude and surly and looked very suspicious with lots of ' visitors' that kept coming and going! The room, although looked nice at first glance is nothing more than a timber framed ' annex ' with little if any, sound proofing. There is nowhere to hang clothes or towels, no hotel information, nothing to tell you what to do in case of fire or some other emergency, no telephone contact with the main house and very little privacy due to the 'room' doors having clear glass with only a Venetian blind to cover it and it opens right into the car park! Oh, and the 'staff ' park their vehicles right outside your door, leaving you to find else where to park! The shower rooms looked very nice but the showers are a joke, the water trickles out and runs all over the floor and forms a mini flood, no bath mat either. We have stayed all over the world in budget hotels and I can honestly say that I have never felt so anxious and uncomfortable. This is the worst hotel we have ever stayed in. What a total waste of hard earned money. Next time we are away on business, I would rather stay at a Travel Lodge!

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Property: Stifford Clays Farmhouse B&B
Address: Stifford Clays Farm Cottage Stifford Clays Road | North Stifford, Grays Thurrock RM16 3NL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Grays Thurrock
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Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Grays Thurrock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Stifford Clays Farmhouse B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stifford Clays Farmhouse Hotel is the perfect setting for leisure breaks. Close to the Dartford and Lakeside shopping centres, this beautifully converted Farmhouse is set in four acres of landscaped gardens. It has 18 well appointed room most of them just refurbished/redecorated and suits all types of guests. ... more   less 
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