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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I stayed at the Columbia Hotel for 5 months beginning in October 2015 and ending in March 2016.I spend a lot of time away from home on business-and look for a good value hotel,with great food,a warm welcome and staff who will go 'the extra mile' if necessary.I am difficult to please-and expect a lot for little.I am delighted to...

3Thank Tim O
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The woman who own it are RUDE!!! They never smile. Speak about u behind your back, the floors are creaky, rooms half painted, I go out and come back with the windows open when its 0.5 degrees outside and I have children. Place is a DIVE.. !! Don't go there it is a big waste of money , we have...

6Thank Suzie B
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Booked 2 rooms for 1 night for myself and my mother who is 80 yrs old, we travelled down from north wales to visit family and friends before xmas. Arrived at the hotel at 2-30pm to book in, were given the keys to the rooms too my horror neither room had been touched from the previous occupiers. Went back to...

1Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We had a party of 45 go the Columbia on Saturday evening for a presentation. We had a three course meal with Carvery as the main course. It was superb. The food was lovely and the service very good. We have been two years on the trot now and look forward to going again next year. I would very much...

1Thank happyfromnorthants
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I have read a lot of the reviews for this hotel and was very worried about the function I was attending. I was surprised it was not as bad as the reviews were saying. The outside of the hotel looks very dingy but Inside was acceptable. The room we had our function in was pleasant with nice crockery and clean...

1Thank Kathy640
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Wellingborough to play table tennis in the county veterans on telling locals which hotel we was staying in we got told it was not very nice,and they weren't lying first impressions very dated .The car par is a free for all and if you go out you end up parking on the road outside residents properties half...

1Thank John D
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here at the end of September, I have never been anyway and had such a poor stay, we booked a family room and expected a double and 1 single but got 3 single beds, the room was cramped, dusty and dirty. We did not feel comfortable walking on the carpet barefoot.. the bathroom was also filthy and we...

2Thank Trudi M
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently and basically the communal areas and rooms were dated and basic, the bathrooms poor and showers barely a dribble! There was 1 member of staff on that was manning reception, serving at the bar, cleaning the restaurant all on her own, easy to say the service was poor! There was a number of unsavoury type people sat...

1Thank Cfox1404
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Very disorganised and rude staff members Dusty rooms, pulled dirty socks under beds, Creaky floors and stairs. I paid for 4 family rooms but was given 3 tripple rooms. never accssesd 4th room(given wrong key twice). no staff to help during the night. I rang manager every other day (after my stay), to reclaim my refund and manager kept promising...

1Thank gigi242
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Hotel staff were helpful and friendly. Room was ok needs abit of updating but it was warm and comfortable and offered everything we needed. Breakfast was self service with plenty to choose from. Dining room was clean and spacious. Our overall stay was good, cheap and cheerful.

Thank Dawn L

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Columbia Hotel is ideally situated within 5 minutes walk of the lively town centre of Wellingborough. All rooms are en-suite and nicely decorated with color television and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a well stocked bar and comfortable lounge area, and we offer the best Full English Breakfast around! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Columbia Hotel

Address: 19-31 Northampton Road, Wellingborough NN8 3HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Wellingborough
Price Range: $79 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Columbia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Dont Bother!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles fatbloke99, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you are not a heavy sleeper, stay away from this hotel or ask for a room on the opposite side of the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles sharingmytravel, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Face the car park-its a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles timo764, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“dont pay untill you receive advertised service”
 of 5 bubbles gigi242, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Don't go there!”
 of 5 bubbles stevebT1662EV, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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