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“Fine but could be better”
Review of Rivers Edge Hotel

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Rivers Edge Hotel
Ranked #8 of 10 Gateshead B&B and Inns
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Fine but could be better”
Reviewed 18 July 2011

We stayed at this hotel as they were hosting my friend's wedding. It has a decent location, next to the Tyne. Its staff were nice and the reception, bar and function/breakfast room were fine, although a tiny bit dated.

Our room was a good size with two three-quarter beds and a view over the river; however, again, it was slightly dated. The beds were too big for one, but a bit snug for two! The bathroom was basic but adequate.

The wedding reception was nice, with good food and a decent bar. There is also a terrace overlooking the river. The breakfast had a wide selection and was very tasty.

My main reason for the three stars is that, while the room was superficially clean, there was a lot of dust on the plug sockets, skirting boards, under the desk etc. indicating that it was not regularly thoroughly cleaned. This is a pet peeve of mine and did spoil my impression of the place.

However, If you're looking for a basic hotel in the area, this would suit you.

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  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Rivers Edge Hotel

Property: Rivers Edge Hotel
Address: Riverside Park | Green Lane, Gateshead NE10 0SB, England (Formerly The Elephant on the Tyne Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Gateshead
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Gateshead
Number of rooms: 28

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