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The Waverley Hotel
Ranked #12 of 21 Hotels in Great Yarmouth
Reviewed 29 August 2011

I booked this hotel after seeing it booking.com. It had a user rating of 9.3 so I was really looking forward to my stay.

The only really positive thing I have to say about the hotel is that the location was very good and the rooms were clean.

Upon arriving at the hotel we discovered that parking was very limited. We had to drive up and down the street until a space eventually became available.

We tried to check in to our room at approx 6pm and the double room we requested wasn't available. So we had to make do with a twin room.

There was nothing majorly wrong with the room it was just Very basic. The 'flatscreen' tv was about the size of a postage stamp.

The communal areas were very dated. The ceiling in the library looked like it could cave in and
needed some work doing

I thought that the breakfast might
be the saving grace, but unfortunately not. Had to wait ages for any service, there were no menus so choice was limited to a full English. The breakfast itself was awful. The sausage and bacon was very hard and I'd guess they had been cooked hours before and just warmed up. They had also ran out of bread for toasting and this wasn't replaced whilst we were in the breakfast area.

All in all it's very basic, and for the price you could probably get a better quality place

I was hoping that the breakfast would

  • Stayed: August 2011
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3  Thank frannychina
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sphc78, Owner at The Waverley Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2011

Dear customer, we present our regards to you.We appologise any inconvience caused to you durring your stay, We provide parking voucher's to our customer which permits them to park anywhere in A zone in the town.We serve full english breakfast and are sorry if on a particular day it was not upto your satisfaction.We assure you of our fullest degree of service and providing comfort to our customers and request you to kindly give us one more chance to satisfy your esteem self.

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Reviewed 31 July 2011

Only stayed in the hotel for a couple of nights, but I can honestly say that I would certainly recommend it to any family that wants a little more than a 'pokey' B&B.
Obviously there has been a change of owners since the last reports because we could not fault the facilities or cleanliness of the hotel. Nothing was ever too much trouble for any of the staff, who were all very smart and friendly.............especially the receptionist :-)
Looking at some of the prices for hotels around the area, the Waverley Hotel was a little more expensive......but well worth the extra from the stories I heard from other guests who had transferred there. Thank you Waverley xxx

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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3  Thank northernbird1973
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Additional Information about The Waverley Hotel

Address: 32-37 Princes Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 2DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Great Yarmouth
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 21 Hotels in Great Yarmouth
Price Range: £53 - £55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Waverley Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A beautiful brand new two floor fully renovated hotel with all 47 en-suite rooms having LCD T.V., tea-coffee making facility, Intercom Facility and lift access to all the rooms. We are one minute away from the sea front and the main town center(Britannia Pier) and the opposite the famous Pub on the Prom. Full English Breakfast consisting of fresh farm sausages and egg are served to our elite customers in our most lively 100 seater restaurant on the lobby level.Fully stocked bar and lounge on the lobby level for people to relax and enjoy their holidays. ... more   less 
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The Waverley Hotel Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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