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The Riverside Inn

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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“cereal bars”(2 reviews)
“the pub”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
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4 Star Hotel
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All reviewsbeautiful restaurantcereal barsthe pubpublic car parksofa and coffee tablelots of characterlight bulbsmother's daychristmas lunchlovely roomlovely atmospherebirthday mealchain hotelsperfect staymy mumcomfy bedcouldn't fault
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We found this place last minute on one of the holiday booking sites and it had a mix of fair reviews so we gave it a shot . We would add at this point that prior to booking we phoned the hotel direct and the...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Went here for Sunday roast today and it was absolutely delicious. We both had the lamb with all the trimmings, followed by spotted dick and custard, washed down with a glass of Pinot Grigio each. We are now replete! Lovely surroundings, it was once a...More

Thank holidaygirl366
Reviewed 5 November 2017

It's a lovely looking historic building. The welcome, staff , bar are very good. I'd paid for the superior , upgraded room. It was basically in the loft. The head room in most of the room was nonexistent. There was no shower, just a bath,...More

Thank BCraigD
Response from RiversideAdmin, Manager at The Riverside InnResponded 13 November 2017

Hello there, I'm sorry you were slightly disappointed with your stay. All rooms are fitted with air conditioning that's controlled remotely, they are located in the bedroom areas. As it's only a boutique hotel unfortunately breakfast isn't feasible, we have tried to ensure all adverts...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice accommodation. However the overall stay very disappointing. As you enter, signs clearly show the bar times. Open til 11pm the night we arrived. Also told as we checked in that the bar is open till 11pm. After a nice meal out, we went back...More

1  Thank mintyandthebeeb
Response from RiversideAdmin, Manager at The Riverside InnResponded 11 September 2017

Good Evening, Firstly i'm glad that you enjoyed the hotel, after speaking to the manager on duty unfortunately there was some issues with a few members of the public in the garden area which lead to the bar being closed early. I apologize for the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Close to the new shopping area and not far from some good resteraunts and bars The Riverside Inn does a pretty good job. If you want to stay somewhere thats not one of the many generic branded hotels, this place is absolutely fine. Easy check-in...More

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"one with aircon not on the top floor"
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"Don't stay on the first floor!!"
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"No car park at hotel but one directly across the road and only £5.00 for 24 hours"
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"Didn't stay in the hotel just went there to eat, I recommend you dont"
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