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Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel
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Tavistock
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“Great hotel”
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Really comfortable and well situated hotel. Nicely situated by canal and only 10 minutes walk into Stratford with excellent parking facilities. Children loved 30 mins free Wi-Fi.

Hotel as advertised by Premiere Inn, very comfortable with childrens beds made up for us on arrival. Friendly, helpful staff and great breakfast with children eating free.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Paul L, Manager at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel, responded to this review, 12 April 2013
Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Premier Inn.
Its wonderful to hear that you had a fantastic stay and your kind comments will be passed onto the whole team. Also, I'm happy to read that your children enjoyed our 30 minutes free Wi-Fi
We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

This recently opened Premier Inn is probably the best.We were lucky to have a room over looking the canal,the the view was excellent.The bar staff and reception excellent,breakfast was not quite upto standard we have been used to with Premier inns as it was luke warm,we have put that down to them being very busy.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Paul L, Manager at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel, responded to this review, 12 April 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post feedback on your recent stay with us.
I was glad to read that you found our location, rooms and staff to be very good. I was however disappointed to read about the issues you have encountered at breakfast.
Please be assured that your comments have been noted and will be duly followed up by the Management team. I hope to welcome you back in the future
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is a great location for the town centre, quite easily within walking distance of RSC. The staff are friendly but are not intrusive. We travelled as a family with children and would recommend this hotel and intend to use it again.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Paul L, Manager at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel, responded to this review, 12 April 2013
Thank you so much for writing such a positive review following your recent stay at our hotel.
Our aim is to provide excellent service, food and accommodation yet remain price fair so I am glad you felt our restaurant and hotel provided good value for money.
I will be sharing your comments with the whole team.
We hope to welcome you back at the Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways in the near future
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I definitely recommend this Premier Inn. It's pretty new, very clean, and in a great location on the canal. It takes about 10 minutes to walk into the town and parking costs £1 overnight so you can leave your car there and do the rest on foot. The staff are lovely and the family room was a pretty generous size. That's not to say we got a great night's sleep but I don't think their guarantee extends to sharing the room with a child who talks almost as much in their sleep as they do when they are awake.

I rang in advance and requested a canal facing room and the view was nice. The kids enjoyed watching the boats and ducks from their bed. It's a quiet location and we heard no noise from the hallway or other rooms.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Paul L, Manager at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel, responded to this review, 9 April 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Stratford Upon Avon Waterways. I am pleased to read that you found our Premier Inn to be in an ideal location for your visit and that your request for a canal view room was honoured. Premier Inn pride ourselves on clean & comfortable accomodation and I will pass on your comments to our staff her at Waterways. We look forard to seeing you again at our hotel.
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Cleveland, UK
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We stayed in this hotel from March 24th for 3 nights. We got a good deal in a Premier Inn sale.
I am so glad we didn't pick the Premier Inn in the town, as the parking etc there looked hopeless.
At the Premier Inn Waterways, the parking was spot-on, plenty of parking spaces and for a £1 a night there was nothing to complain about. If you didn't want to walk from your space with luggage you could drop it off at the door before parking.
We timed the walk from the hotel into the town and it is exactly 5 minutes! and that was at a normal strolling pace. Walk 5 minutes the other way from the hotel and you are at a retail mall with supermarket and fish and chip restaurant, pizza hut and subway.
We rang the hotel directly, two weeks before arriving with request for rooms overlooking the canal and we got exactly what we asked for.
Check-in staff where most helpful and friendly, as where restaurant staff.
We always stay whenever we can in a Premier Inn as find them extremely comfortable and clean. Best value for money around. Travelodge can and usually are cheaper but there is no camparison with the quality you get at Premier.
This hotel lived up to our expectations of Premier Inns and I would recommend it to anyone and would definitely stay here again.
We didn't eat breakfast in the hotel but went to the Weatherspoons in the town for a great deal.
We had dinner in the hotel one night which is good value if you have two courses or more. The only downside of it for me was that the chips looked like frozen. I believe guests do really appreciate fresh veg wherever possible.
Thankyou Premier Inn for a very nice stay!

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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Paul L, Manager at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel, responded to this review, 9 April 2013
I was delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay here at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways. We aim to provide clean, comfortable and affordable accomodation to all our guests along with excellent customer service so am pleased to hear that this is exactly what you got here at Waterways. We look forward to seeing you again in the near furture.
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rushden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Have just returned from a girlie weekend away at premier inn at waterways, Stratford Upon Avon.
We arrived late due to a very unreliable satnav trying to dump us in the middle of a field convinced we was at our destination. We was greeted very warmly by a nice young man on reception. He told us all we needed to know and we paid £2.00 to park at the overspill carpark next door as other carpark was full.
The room was very clean and had the usual tea, coffee, hairdryer etc. Beds nice and comfortable and a choice of pillows too. Plenty of clean, fluffy towels. We looked out over a retail park but that didn't bother us at all.
We had a meal in the restaurant and for £22.99 we had a drink, 3 course meal and breakfast the next day. The food was fresh, hot and very nice. The service was a bit on the slow side but the hotel was very busy. Breakfast the next day was again very fresh and tasty. You had the choice of full english, cereals, porridge, toast, croissants etc and hot drinks and juice.
The room had easily controllable heating which we could operate ourselves. It did get a bit stuffy during the night as we couldn't open the window but it was not unbearable.
The water was nice and hot and we had the choice of shower or bath or both if you fancied.
Very close to the town centre and each time we ventured out we stood and watched the canal boats coming through the locks situated very close to the hotel.
All staff extremely friendly and helpful. We will return again I am sure.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Paul L, Manager at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel, responded to this review, 9 April 2013
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Stratford Upon Avon Waterways. I am pleased to hear that we met all your needs and expectations and that you found our hotel to be conveniently located. Premier Inn pride ourselves on high standards of customer service and making our guests stay as affordable as possible and its great to read that you found our meal deal did just that. Look out for more offers from Premier Inn. We looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights at the weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Staff very friendly and polite especially Evie! Gold star!! Rooms lovely and clean, food great, Parking good. 100 per cent!!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Paul L, Manager at Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel, responded to this review, 9 April 2013
I was delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us. I will ensure that I pass on your lovely comments to Evie. Look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Property: Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel
Address: The Waterways Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
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Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 28 Hotels in Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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