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“Very Poor”
Review of The Gungate

The Gungate
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The Gungate
Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Tamworth
Certificate of Excellence
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Very Poor”
Reviewed 26 July 2011

We felt as if we were a big incovenience to the owners, we were frightened to move, the stool was broken and dangerous. Despite wantlng to leave at a resonable time we were told that breakfast would not be till 9am as owners wanted a lie in. Full English was requested but on arival we were told this was extra, Having being charged £5 each we were greeted with "surlely the children won`t eat everything. There was no milk on table and when sugested to children to get cereals a bit of toast was shoved under our noses and told this will do as a starter. The breakfast was then quite inadequate.

Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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22 Thank pledwar
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Pontypridd
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2010

secure parking, Quiet location, good wifi provided, nice room ,booked a single but was given a double at no extra charge, Easy access to the room ,hair dryer and ironing board provided when asked for nothing to much trouble.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled on business
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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2007

Booked a room, through a good rep website, had booking confirmed. Turned up well before check in time cut off (22.30) turned up at 21.15 that night and no one, answered the five bells I rang on so many times I stopped counting. Rang the number, several times no reply. In the end had to go else where miles out of town as town full. Then called in the morning and got abused for not turning up, by the manager, then got another call from the owner, obviously to say sorry, but no also to abuse me and expect payment!!!! CAN YOU BELIEVE it?? All I can say is avoid, and they are in the wrong business!!! If the owner reads, please send please send yourself on a customer service course and fire your manager for not working her hours.

  • Stayed April 2007
    • Check-in / front desk
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22 Thank R0bb0
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2006

If you like surly service and dubious bathroom cleanliness, coupled with a lack of local knowledge and the feeling that you as a guest are causing the owners an inconvenience, then this is the place for you.

Oh and if you reply 'full cooked' when asked would you like a continental or full cooked breakfast, you will be slapped with an extra five pound charge per person when you leave, even though this isn't made clear by the owner or on the web site.

  • Stayed October 2006, travelled with friends
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15 Thank Alpster
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Property: The Gungate
Address: 62 Upper Gungate, Tamworth B79 8AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Tamworth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Tamworth
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Gungate 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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