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Stoneycroft Hotel
Ranked #39 of 41 Hotels in Leicester
1 review
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“Shut it down!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2011

Hasn't seen a cleaner for years. Thick dust everywhere in rooms and communal areas. Makes your skin crawl.

  • Stayed November 2011
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2011

I booked this as it looked ok from the website I wanted somewhere to stay while in Leicter for 3 nights. Single room, the carpet was stained walls looked grubby, the bed under the valance was ripped and stained, the curtains were pretty much hanging off and the toilet didn't really flush. Asked for another room which was much the same, moved to a 3rd room however this had what appeared to be dried blood on the bed valance (!!) so asked for a refund and checked out. I cannot imagine spending any time here. The whole place needs updating and a good clean. Glad I made an escape to another hotel.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled on business
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2011

The digtal TV was blurring & out of tuning. I tried it myself in retuned but not successful. I asked reception about the TV and was not very helpful. The single room was so small & too stuffy. Toilet didn't flushed very well!!! :-((((

  • Stayed October 2011
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

The TV did not work for the three nights I was there. The room was small and uncomfortable, the pillows were hard and lumpy and the tea mugs were unwashed and chipped when I arrived.

The staff were OK.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2011

I have stayed at the Stoneycroft Hotel on a number of occasions for business...all of which were terrible experiences. The hotel is very tired looking and the bedrooms are dirty. The 'restaurant' serves poor quality food that certainly isn't going to win any prizes. Breakfasts are of a similar standard with a large helping of fat and grease on the plate. There is an ongoing issue of no TV reception since the digital switch-over which isn't being resolved.

The hotel is not fit for purpose and doesn't represent value - there are much better budget hotels in Leicester so definately look elsewhere.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

The Stoneycroft Hotel........... Hotel ! ! ! ! How can this place have the word HOTEL after it ! ! !

Room Smells, Bedding was from the 1960's, Sheets clean BUT a blanket and counterpain, (Serious) its 2010, also the bed had a Clock radio built into the headboard, the clock did not have any hands on it BUT it went tick tick tick all night.

Shower was a bent bit of metal coming out of the taps with a nozzel on the end, no power to it and you had to stand 2 inches from the wall to get wet. Bathroom was clean BUT no plug in the sink or bath.

TV was an old Duraband type, signal was V Bad, could not see TV from bed.

Carpets - Minging

Walls could do with a paint

Everything about the room was BAD.

Breakfast was late. Cheap food (Prob's Tesco Value or cheaper) Certainly didnt eat mine.

I would not go to this HOTEL if it was the last one left in Leicester, wold rather find cardboard box to sleep in.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2011

The location for the hotel was okay for the purpose, it is very close to the university and the event centre De montfront. it is within working distance.

The bed was comfortable, but the rooms need fresh painting and new decorations. it was hot inside the room.

The breakfast was surprisingly okay, contrary to other opinion, the staff were nice.

The owners or management of the hoteol needs to do a general refurbishment to the hotel.

Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Stoneycroft Hotel

Property: Stoneycroft Hotel
Address: 5-7 Elmfield Avenue, Leicester LE2 1RB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 41 Hotels in Leicester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stoneycroft Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Stoneycroft Hotel is a privately run establishment, only a few minutes walk from the City Centre, and the world famous De Montfort Hall. Both of Leicester's University's, and the Railway Station, are within walking distance, yet situated in a peaceful Avenue off the main A6 London road.At the Stoneycroft hotel you're assured a warm welcome. Friendly staff are available to help make your stay both memorable and enjoyable. Whether taking a break, preparing for that important business meeting, or just visiting the area, the Stoneycroft Hotel offers you comfort and value for money in pleasant, relaxing surroundings. The Hotel comprises of 40 bedrooms of varying sizes, fully central heated, with colour television, tea/coffee making facilities, clock radios and direct dial telephones in every room. All of the rooms have full en-suite facilities either bath or shower and toilet, with some located on the ground floor for those of us who are less agile than we'd like to be. ... more   less 
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