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Premier Inn Watford Central Hotel
Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Watford
Certificate of Excellence
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“premier inn is awesome!”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

I stayed here with my family for the last weekend in June to use as a base to explore London. The staff were welcoming, especially tom who printed out pictures for me to colour in the children's colouring area. The breakfast was excellent, really tasty and lots to choose from. The room was comfortable with a nice fan to keep you cool. I can't wait to go back to the premier inn, it easy AWESOME!! by James age 7

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

Stayed here for a weekend break to London 4/7 to 6/7 . Very warm greeting on arrival even though we didn't arrive until 9.30pm , we were asked if we wanted to add breakfast which we did and the reception team offered apologies for the lift being out of order all weekend .We had room 307 on the top floor and we noticed that the hotel foyer area was really hot even so late in the evening .
The room was very clean and perfect for our needs however it was extremely hot in there even with a fan permanently on in the room air con was non existent .Breakfast was superb and better than some I have had in more expensive hotel .Again a really warm greeting from the dining room staff and you can help yourself to cereals , fruit , toast etc , and the coffee is self serve from the Costa coffee machine .The hot breakfast is cooked to order and you can order as many items off the menu as you want and it was superb .

We caught the London over ground train from Watford high street which is approx 5 mins from the hotel ( right out of the hotel , up the hill and left at the lights and the station is in front of you ) the train took approx 45 mins to get to Euston and was approx 8.00 pounds return . The last train back to Watford we were told was Midnight from London .

There is a Tesco Extra close to the hotel which is good for any supplies you may need and the Tesco petrol station is over the road from the hotel . I would recommend this hotel and use again however the temperature of the rooms and the hotel in general does need attention from the Hotel chain .

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Good value hotel but with no air con in the rooms and Windows that only open a couple of inches but it's far too hot... The team do their best with a fan etc but it's not good enough... By opening the window you hear the v busy west coast mainline throughout the night so not the promise of a good nights sleep as per the ads!

  • Stayed July 2014
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Newport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

The hotel is well placed within easy walking of the centre and one mile from Watford Junction . The hotel is classic Premier with good staff, breakfasts, location and beds in large clean rooms. Bar and restaurant also fine.
Hotel added fans which was a nice touch. You can hear traffic despite extra glazing but wasn't too bad it's a city after all.

We had a problem on business accounts that caused an issue but staff tried hard but hands tied by process and policy which made them fearful of using initiative. I'll deal with this separately directly with a Premier as it shouldn't detract from what is a good premier.

Special mention for Marlena on reception who was excellent, friendly and helpful.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

Friendly,helpful staff, plenty of parking space, comfortable room but a bit warm unless you use the fan provided. Convenient to take a train into London, short walk to High Street station for a train with lots of stops. Fifteen minute walk to Watford Junction for a fast train. Would definitely use this Premier Inn again.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Our booking was for 2pm, we arrived at 1:15 because of the train and the distant was not too far from watford junction in a cab. So we tell them we're a bit early is it ok if they can hold our luggage while we explore a bit, but by then my daughter was so tired because of the early morning wake of 6pm! - She is only 4 but she kept trying to get out of the buggy to sleep on my shoulder. I was exhausted. So the reception could see this was a struggle and they gave us a key straight away to a room that was ready!. When fully rested we went out to see a show but by the time we got back the doors were locked, it was a struggle again finding the key so the reception AGAIN could see this and let us in, remembering who we were! The nights sleep was peaceful and checkout was simple- Great time

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

First of all I would like to comment on how friendly, helpful and welcoming the staff were. They did everything they could to make sure our stay was a pleasant one. We arrived 3hrs before our check in time, but it was no trouble for them and they quickly found us a room. They helped with directions to the harry potter studios, and also the main train line to london.
Regarding the room, it was clean and pleasant. They had a fan on as it was initially quite warm but wasn't needed the rest of the weekend. Outside noise was near unnoticeable.
The only negative, and it is very small at that, was there was no phone to call reception in the room which was indicated on the welcome sheet, but this was no bother.
Overall a fantastic stay, close to the tube, and they had fantastic food options especially for vegetarians at night and for breakfast. I would definitely recommend staying there again!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Premier Inn Watford Central Hotel
Address: 69 Water Lane | Timms Meadow, Watford WD17 2NJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Watford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Watford
#2 Romantic Hotel in Watford
#2 Family Hotel in Watford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Watford Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A great town-centre spot near Vicarage Road stadium, with direct links to London and Potters Bar. Chargeable parking £3/24hrs ... more   less 
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