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“Good Value”
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The Vermont Hotel
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Good Value”
Reviewed 4 July 2014

I stayed at The Vermont on 2nd July for the second time, the first was on a business trip. The hotel is placed in an excellent location for the city centre with free parking which is why I had initially booked this for business. The rooms are clean and comfortable with some refurbishment currently being done.
The reception, lounge and bar area are decorated and laid out very tastefully. It is placed beside the railway, so expect train traffic noise, however this is still a very well positioned choice of hotel.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Shadia T, General Manager at The Vermont Hotel, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Can I take this opportunity to thank you for your positive feedback following your recent visit to the Vermont Hotel.

Here at the Vermont we take feedback very seriously and with your help we are able to take the hotel forward in identifying what we areas we perform well in. It really does mean a lot to us all that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we will look forward to welcoming you back to the Vermont in the very near future.
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Dearborn, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Attended wedding at St. Nicolas Cathedral weekend of June 21, 2014. The hotel is walking distance from everywhere. Spent 3 nights and our group had many rooms, with no complaints.
The rooms could use renovating but the views from the 10th and 11th floors were awesome.
The dining was great. We had our breakfast included and it was very good.
The concierge service was unbelievable. Especially Stuart, this man is the epitome of class and
pays attention to every detail. He treated the entire wedding group like royalty.
Stuart deserves honors for his efforts and actually the entire staff was excellent.
The hostess that seats you for breakfast was so wonderful and the servers follow her led.
If you need anything, just ask and they will kindly get it for you.
We would all recommend the Vermont Hotel, as we all had a wonderful stay.

Room Tip: ask for high floor overlooking the bridge.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Shadia T, General Manager at The Vermont Hotel, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Thank you for your kind comments which have been passed on to the entire team here at The Vermont Hotel. We strive to ensure that every guest receives the warm welcome for which we have become renowned, and it really does mean a lot that you have enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to welcome you again soon!
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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

We arranged to go to the North East to see my wife's family and the had a short break in Newcastle. We booked this hotel with no real knowledge and were very pleasantly surprised. It is currently being refurbished and the public rooms have been very well done.

The staff were very friendly and helpful and we ate in the restaurant on Saturday evening which was a good standard. The Wine and Dine option is great value. I would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Chose to stay here , despite it being quite expensive, as it is not a chain hotel, good location and a car park.
Car park good.
Excellent location.
Exterior and entrance, reception, bar lovely.
Staff all good.
Room OK, unfortunately it was a room by the railway line and quite noisy. Clean and had all usual requirements. But a bit tired.
Big disappointment was breakfast.
We were expecting a cook to order breakfast.
We got warm, leathery fried eggs. Dried up bacon, luke warm sausage, tinned mushrooms - need I say more ? Have had better breakfast in Premier Inn.
This was at 8am so not even the end of breakfast.
Staff all attentive and coffee and toast brought quickly. Coffee waek and toast burnt!!
So poor that the second morning we went out and had lovely strong coffee with fresh croissants.
So book this hotel by all means but NOT for breakfast!

Room Tip: Away from railway line if you like window open
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

I have stayed at the Vermont a lot over the past there years or so. Ranging from stays of two nights to over a week. Each time it has been a pleasure and excellent value. I have always found the staff delightful and always willing to help in any way they can. True some of the rooms have needed updating but that programme is well underway, although, personally I think the revamped dinning room is frankly a disaster. There was little wrong with the previous decor and layout, while new look is cross between a cheap gift shop and the idea of a gentleman's club created by somebody whose never been in one.
One of the things that aways fascinates me on tripadvisor is the vindictiveness of some reviews which often bear little or no resemblance to the places I have experienced.
Last week I arrived at 11o'clock at night, on a Friday, with no room booked. Andrew, plus the other staff could not have been more helpful in a very stressful circumstances which they knew nothing about. A big "thank you" as always to the Vermont.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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Gretna, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Fabulous location, room, parking breakfast and value.
No noise issues that you might expect in town. Easy walking distance everywhere.

Not very well sign posted on arrival - sat navigation takes you straight there but due to lack signage a confusing moment.

Would happily recommend.

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Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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nottingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

after having a weekend away we decided to extend our weekend by visiting friends in Newcastle so we booked this hotel via lastminute.com and got a double room with breakfast for £57.00 we were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the room and interior of the entire hotel. the room was spacious and the bathroom was spotless with one of the best power showers I have ever had ..
there was a minibar and a small fan provided also a hairdryer was in one of the drawers view wasn't brilliant but I don't sit looking out the window for hours on end so acceptable..
now to the disappointing point of the hotel which is a shame has everything else was top quality and that is the breakfast
we went down for breakfast around 9am and received cook breakfast about 9.20 but it was quite dry the black pudding was a struggle to cut through the beans were like they had been kept warm for a long time and the eggs were like they had been fried and reheated in a microwave ..
other than the breakfast the hotel was superb and actually looks amazing inside and out..

Room Tip: was in room 805 which overlooks the keep, better to book a room looking over the high level bridge
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Vermont Hotel
Address: Castle Garth | Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1RQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Luxury Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — The Vermont Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 101
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Few hotels can boast a more enviable city centre postcode than the Vermont Hotel, for this imposing structure is located in the heart of the City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, not only next to the Castle Keep and opposite the historic Moot Hall, but also just two minutes from Newcastle's Central Station. Combining old character in the form of 1930s grandeur with contemporary elegance and four-star luxury, the landmark building is your base from which to discover the many bars, shops and attractions of the town centre and wider area. Look outside your window and you might see such sights as the River Tyne, Millennium Bridge or stunning cathedral, and it's not the only mark of the sheer inspiration of the Vermont Hotel experience. That's because the reasons for the hotel's reputation become clear with a stay in any one of its sophisticated bedrooms, which are finished in soft relaxing colours while also coming with a wealth of facilities for your pleasure and comfort, including - among others - private en-suite bathrooms, a mini bar and free Internet access. ... more   less 
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