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“Comfortable stay, helpful staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hilton Watford

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Hilton Watford
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Watford
Madrid, Spain
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Comfortable stay, helpful staff”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

I stayed here with my young son for one night - it is well located to drive to the Arsenal FC training facility.

It isn't the most modern hotel, but it is clean and everything was in good order. The single beds in our twin room were a bit narrow for my liking, but neither of us fell out of bed so they must be OK.. The breakfast was very good. The front desk, restaurant and especially the housekeeping staff were very pleasant and friendly. I left a toilet bag in my room, and the hotel sent it to me after I called to ask for it. I was most impressed with the service.

The pool and health club looked nice but I didn't have time to use them.

Recommended.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

We are a family of four and booked this hotel at the last minute on the premise of it being close to The Harry Potter Studio Tour (the purpose of the trip) and that it had a pool. The hotel is very dated and in dire need of a refit, to be fair the public spaces are kept clean and the staff are friendly. We had a junior suite with a double bed and a double sofa bed for the two children, both beds were very uncomfortable the sofa bed being more like a egg slicer with blanket for a matress. Almost every floorboard creeked loudly i think this was the same for the entire area of the hotel as we could hear the creeking from our neighboring rooms also, the bathroom floor wasn't cleaned very well and the shower head had it's own echo system as did the showers in the pool/gym area. We didn't eat at the hotel as it looked nicer for lunch and breakfast at the pub next door and there was a nice chinese restaurant five minutes down the road. We would of complained in the night but we were all tired from the HP tour and the kids would of slept on a clothes line (and did) and we didn't want the messing of moving to another room in the night and to be honest we didn't think it would improve if we did. We did let them know about the bad night sleep and poor room at check out (we joined the queue) and they were very apologetic. If you are visiting HP tour dont stay at a hotel in town there's usually a car park if your driving and there's the HP tour bus from the train station if your not. This hotel is very old and very worn and very dated and i am very suprised it reached #6 in the trip adviser ratings, i would hate to see #7.

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nottingham
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59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Great spot ideal for Harry potter ideal for travel into London, the hotel is a little dated but very clean and every one helpful stayed there for two nights,only a taxi ride to the tube Harry potter tour was amazing

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Kanpur, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014

A very nice hotel in watford with neatly laid out rooms and nice restaurant for breakfast though slightly away from the town center but otherwise a nice stay at watford countryside, with a nice sauna and steam room.

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Worksop, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2014

The Hilton Watford is situated on a busy road and to be honest is not much to look at from the outside. What a pleasant surprise awaited us. The interior is lovely and all the staff cheerful and welcoming. We were offered 2 adjoining rooms instead of the junior suite booked and were delighted with this as the young adults in our family had their own bathroom and TV. The rooms were both spacious, clean and comfortable. We appreciated the complimentary jelly beans and nuts together with bottled water and a well stocked hostess tray. Everything worked well and I even used the ironing board! We used the pool and hot tub facilities which were both good and added a holiday feel to our stay. Despite the hotel's location, it was extremely quiet. Breakfast was excellent - plenty of choice, served in pleasant surroundings. Overall an excellent experience and only a short distance from the Harry Potter Studio Tour.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

If every hotel I ever stayed in was like this I would go away all the time! Absolutely great in every aspect! Lovely staff, great food, great service, breakfast amazing, room great, swimming facilities great. Only fault I could say is that there was really loud music on the Saturday night of our stay but it was off for midnight which I completely accept as there must have been a party which is allowed at these kind of hotels. Really easy to find on arrival and great location to get into Central London, short taxi ride to watford junction, the taxis are located at the hotel and if none available then reception will call one, fast trains every 20 mins and take 20 mins to get to euston!

Stayed April 2014
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014

stayed one night on Friday 11 April........friendly welcoming staff, nice room, a plaza room which was excellent...spotlessly clean. We were woken at 3 a.m. by banging and jumping around upstairs...there were a couple of stag parties I think, but a call to reception and somebody resolved the problem.
Gym in morning, again good, and breakfast was excellent...lovely stay, thanks

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hilton Watford
Address: Elton Way, Watford WD25 8HA, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Watford
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Watford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Watford 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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