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Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a two night stay for myself and my 8 y/o daughter in mid December 2016 having seen only their website reviews. Then after reading the ones on here got very concerned and almost cancelled the reservation. Thank goodness I didn't! I called the number on the web site before making the journey and a staff member was so...

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Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this hotel on the 17th November 2016. When I got to this hotel, I couldnt get in so i phoned the number outside, was answered by a friendly lady who then came to let me in from another part of the hotel, she took my bags as i checked in rather early and she said my room wouldnt...

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Thank simmie2014
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

.had the displeasure of staying here 3rd 4th 5th Nov.where to begin.the room itself was spacious but that's where it all stops.beds were like prison issue.heating was a joke.my duvet (see below in pic)was as thick as the bath towel.i know this is a value price B&B but c'mon. Most major issue was 1st night at 10pm the fire alarm...

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Thank Carl L
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed here as we were visiting Chatham Dockyard. It was clean, beds not bad, Tv? Only if you wanted to watch one channel, the remote had been stolen and no attempt was made to find us another one. There was a fridge and two hotplates also in the room, handy I suppose, tea, coffee etc was provided, shame the...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I entered a very bare room, no pictures on the walls, bare. BUT it was very clean. I noticed that the sheets on the bed were crisp and very clean but the duvet covers looked crumpled, un-ironed and not very attractive. The furniture was very cheap looking and very basic, including the beds. My view from the window was a...

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Thank shenny4648
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I booked room for a week. It was only cleaned 4 days. Later days nothing. We had to get rid of rubbish ourselves and provide us with towels. Used towels started to smell so we put them into hallway. There was no TV remote. Freezer door was broken witch caused everything in fridge freeze. I booked room with booking.com and...

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1Thank Marit H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

There was one thing we enjoyed about our stay. I'll tell you about it in just a moment. First, here's what we didn't enjoy: Hidden charges. Read the website carefully. They'll try taking extra tenners off you where they can. Nowhere to park, so unloading has to be done on a busy stretch of road. I've rated the service as...

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2Thank Ben H
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

My daughter book us two nights stay at this guest house,what a surprise from the outside it looks more like a youth hostel than a guest house,how on earth it has three stars beats me I would have thought one star would have been generous . The room we had was in need of redecoration ,new furniture the wardrobe when...

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5Thank Tonto2015
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a week and it was perfect for us. Very friendly and helpful guy on reception, rooms very tidy and fairly modern, cleaner everyday, right in the town centre for food and drink and train station a few minutes walk. Would recommend and stay again.

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2Thank Martin P
Reviewed 30 January 2015

For £42 a night you can't expect much but in all my stays in guest houses and hotels I have never been told you can only have your towel changed once a week so that's six showers using the same towel, Also only heating is electric blow heater which leaves you dry and groggy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of Medway, The Balmoral is central and convenient for all transport links in the Kent area. The Balmoral underwent extensive refurbishment in 2008 and, now under new ownership, offers you quality 3 star accommodation with modern conveniences at affordable prices. Come and stay for a night or two or take advantage of our weekly stay discounts; especially packaged for the touring visitor or workers needing longer term accommodation. You will find us directly across the road from Gillingham train station and only 50 yards from the High Street. Accessing all areas is simple. Our friendly staff are ready to greet you and ensure your stay is a comfortable one. We look forward to welcoming you in person to our guesthouse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Balmoral Guesthouse

Address: 57-59 Balmoral Road, Gillingham ME7 4NT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Gillingham
Price Range: $49 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Balmoral Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“get a room at the back of the hotel for less outside traffic sound”
 of 5 bubbles simmie2014, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on top floor at the back don't have much of a view but you don't get so much noise from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles caretakerlorna, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't go to the front of the building as it overlooks the high wall of Gillingham station and there is the constant rumble of trains”
 of 5 bubbles shenny4648, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room in a different place. Anywhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles benhC6221MM, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid if want a pleasant stay”
 of 5 bubbles Tonto2015, 17 May 2015 | Read review
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