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“over priced food, drinks and awful smells” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Parkhill

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Parkhill
Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Lowestoft
Certificate of Excellence
Suffolk
Level Contributor
23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“over priced food, drinks and awful smells”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2007

Ok, this hotel has the potential to be a real winner.
Superb location, lovely grounds and what could be a superb hotel...however it falls well short.

Awful damp smell, food is average - with more than average price tag and drinks are well, overpriced...

Ok for £50 a night it's ok and you could make do with a room for a night or two, but don't eat here....

Shame...it could be a wonderful venue/hotel :-(

  • Stayed June 2007, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank hoops1980
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2006

We stayed at the Parkhill Hotel as we were attending a wedding nearby.
It was like walking back in time 20 years and the whole hotel had a damp smell. It is in urgent need of a thorough clean, or even better, a full refurb. The breakfast is charged at £12 per person for a full English, a complete rip off and so we went elsewhere. Obviously at £50 a night we weren't expecting the Ritz but were shocked at the lack of care taken over the rooms. Ours was located well away from the main hotel and we had to go back to ask where to go as there was no signage. They look like they are repairing the outside of the building at the moment. I think they would be better off spending money inside first.
On a positive note the grounds are lovely, the staff were helpful and the hotel is well signposted from the A1117.

  • Stayed September 2006, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank SMIFFRIES
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Additional Information about Parkhill

Property: Parkhill
Address: Parkhill, Lowestoft NR32 5DQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Lowestoft
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Lowestoft
Price range (per night): $65 - $141
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Parkhill Hotel Lowestoft
Parkhill Lowestoft, Suffolk

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