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The Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bed was huge and comfortable, room was £40 night, Saturday night was hell as we was over a nightclub, we expected it to be noisy as sweeps we was told we could move but the club was only open for that night, the Sunday night was fine. Very large old place with twists and turns, could do with total refurb...

Thank freckles2323
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First thing to note is, it's not a hotel. This stone sports bar isn't like any other I've been to. When you walk through the door you're instantly met with the large square shaped bar manned by at least one member of staff. If you want to eat, you can choose to sit either in the dedicated eating area, or...

Thank Magnetic2013
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The hotel is in a central position on the high street (with parking around the back), but we weren't disturbed by noise. It's an old building with lots of twisting turns of corridors and stairs. It needs a lot of attention to make it smart; new furniture, new mattresses (very lumpy!) and a coat of paint, but the bedding and...

Thank Sylvia L
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Reasonable rate for a central hotel but room needs an urgent refurbishment to bring it back to its once former glory. Such a shame it has been let go this much when staff are lovely and so helpful. Bed linen and towels were spotless but mattresses old, lumpy and creaked at every movement, paint peeling from walls, light fittings missing,...

Thank jackfamily17
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

WORST HOTEL EVER!!!! The whole establishment is covered with at least 5 years of dust. It's a health hazard! Dirty rooms! Staff ignorant! Chef wouldn't make your choice of breakfast only his plate of slop!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A very central.position close to station and the theatre which is what we wanted. Exceptionally cheap.... hence the grim room, the first room we were given was ghastly, didn't want to stay in it, the Kitty Suite, we settled with, the whole room was on an angle, bed clean and comfy.... tatty lamp shade, two of the lights by the...

1Thank Miranda390
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we have stayed here several times because it's central and cheap, however every time we have stayed we have vowed it would be the last and this time we mean it! I don't need to go into detail as the pictures show you how awful it is. I really think it's unsuitable as a hotel and if I had...

1Thank Charliee87
Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Lunch with my husband, friendly staff, quick service and lovely food! I take my 9year old daughter there too and she says the children's chicken nuggets are delicious plenty of choice on the menu. Always have a good meal there and I've tried most things!

1Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two hours and checked out, roo9m was disgusting, freezing cold damp. I would rather of stayed on a park bench it would be warmer. Staff erm yeah there was some. Hotel needs a total refit to bring it out of the last century or maybe the century before that. Should be closed down.

1Thank Simon H
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I stayed for a night whilst away on business. Check-in was at the main bar as the dedicated check-in desk for the hotel was closed at the time of my visit. Firstly, if you are planning on checking-in, make sure you don't follow the sat-nav to the High Street itself as it is partly pedestrianized and partly a one-way system....

1Thank Peter D

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Additional Information about The Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel

Address: 1 High Street, Dartford DA1 1DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Dartford
Price Range: $67 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 106
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“If staying Saturday night dont get room overlooking street as nightclub below”
freckles2323, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“some rooms are over the bar area; there may be noise from discos etc.”
440sylvial, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There doesn't appear to be a lift!!”
PeterD250, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't go here sleep on the street it is better and safer!”
Boz077, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“get a lower floor”
tonylast47, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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