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Benson's Guest House
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Reviewed 29 September 2011

my name is dave i work away from home alot so stay in lots b & b, bensons was found to be very clean,staff friendly,very good budget hotel .

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled on business
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Thank james b
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Reviewed 29 September 2011

Do not stay at this flea pit as its disgusting . We complained to the manager who didnt give a toss . The beds had urine stains on them and the carpet was disgusting . There was a Turkish guy on duty who couldnt speak a word of English . The owners word when I complained was he didnt care who I complained to !!!!!!

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled on business
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4  Thank AlenRoberts
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Reviewed 22 August 2011

For the last 4 years we have been going to stay at the bensons guest house in southend on sea. The rooms are to a good standard and the lady of the house (angela) is a fantastic friendly host. The location of the guest house is excellent with surrounding amenities and it has a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
A big thank you to the lady of the house in helping us on our travels home, definatly will be back next year x

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed 11 August 2011

Stayed one night in a twin room (on my own). Staff were friendly enough and the room was an okay size. There was no wardrobe in the room and nowhere to store/hang clothes.

The smoke detector was covered up to stop it working.

The separate toilet/shower room was extremely small and I could hardly move to wash properly in the shower (and I'm quite slim).

Overall, given the price (£20) it provided what I needed.

  • Stayed: August 2011
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1  Thank ADP29
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Reviewed 2 November 2010

The building and room are tired and could do with a little more than a lick of paint. The lady who greeted(?) us had little or no interest in extolling the virtues of the room or house. No mention that there was no breakfast, should have asked at time of booking but again sign showed Bed and Breakfast, see photo on details.
Room okayish, although mirror had fallen off the wall that day and "the bloke that does the fixing off until tomorrow" No thermostat on the rad so room boiling hot with nobody to tell.
Had to wake the lady up on the monday,0830hrs, in order to pay her. Wasn't until I asked for a reciept that she asked for MY details. If we hadn't been the honest sort we could of left without paying. The whole thing was a shambles. Won't be going again

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank ChippenhamAardvark
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