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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Days Inn in Peterborough is well outside the city at J17 of the A1M. For £53 I had a large double bed in a clean room. Everything in the room worked. The shower was fantastic. At this price level I have no complaints and would certainly stay again

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I booked this as we had two events over two days up this way and it made sense to stay over. It wasn't much cheaper than a Premier Inn, but we thought we'd give this a go. No problem with our booking or anything like that but he hotel and rooms are diabolical. As soon as we...

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a bit out of the centre, but it was cheap, friendly staff asked for a quiet room, was given one overlooking the back was lovely and quiet, nice room. I was travelling alone and felt very safe.

Thank Susan J
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're just looking for a place to lay your head this is fine. The rooms are very dated and in need of some TLC, but it's cheap just off the motorway and the staff are helpful. Can't comment on the breakfast as i didn't have it, but there's a service station close by with lots of eating options either...

Thank jwillm0tt
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We needed a place to stop near the Parachuting at Sibson Airfield so this seemed like a decent place, due to the cost and proximity to the motorway. Plus point is that this is in the services so you can get there easily and theres shops to get food from, however it really is a budget hotel and you can...

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The wonderful reception staff found us a room for the night after our insurance company had recovered our car but not us !! The room was comfortable and clean, perfect for relaxing after a stressful afternoon fruitlessly calling our insurers to provide us with a (guaranteed) hire car. Facilities in the adjacent services area are good too, particularly the Patisserie...

Thank Keith T
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I booked into the Days Inn as it was close to my destination for the next day. The receptionist was helpful, polite and presented a good image for the hotel. I booked in and noticed the carpet was a bit threadbare in the corridors and wondered what I had come to. On opening my room door I was hit by...

Thank Steve W
Carlton Colville, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

What can I say this is a budget hotel, you get what you pay for, I thought it was a bargain, ignore the negative people with their reviews, ok maybe in some places the carpets in corridors were thread bare and it's on the A1 but what do you expect, it's a services hotel, yes the rooms are dated so...

Thank shaazabell
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I stay away every week with work around the uk and this was by a country mile the worst room I have had in almost a year... Non smoking specified, booked and paid for. £75. Arrive at hotel, nice receptionist. No non smoking rooms left so a smoking room given. Not happy. I kid you not it smelt as if...

Thank Rob111stokes
JamieLeighRamadaDays, Guest Relations Manager at Days Inn Peterborough, responded to this review

Myself and the team are very sorry for the poor standard of your recent stay with us; can you please email me directly with your review, the date you stayed and the name your booking was under so we can look into the issues you have raised further. Kind regards Jamie-Leigh Rapp E: Jamie-leigh.rapp@welcomebreak.co.uk

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Like other Days Inns this is situated at a busy motorway services. Perfect for access to the A1 and a great stopover. The rooms are on a par with The Dragonfly hotel. Great choice of breakfast options as all the usual chains are situated at this Motorway Services. The room was clean and did not smell of smoke. What more...

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JamieLeighRamadaDays, Guest Relations Manager at Days Inn Peterborough, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we strive to ensure all of our guests have a pleasant stay from start to finish so it is always encouraging to hear such positive feedback following your stay with us at Days Inn Peterborough. We hope to have you return in the foreseeable future. Best wishes Jamie-Leigh Rapp E: Jamie-leigh.rapp@welcomebreak.co.uk

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 5 minutes from Peterborough city centre and off junction 17 of the A1 at Peterborough Service Station, Days Inn Peterborough offers free Wi-Fi and free parking.Every spacious, air-conditioned room at the Days Inn has a flat-screen TV with over 60 Freeview channels and an en suite power shower.The location at the service station means guests have easy access to a variety of shops and food outlets. There is a 24-hour reception.Days Inn is close to the East of England Showground. Children up to 12 years stay free at Days Inn Peterborough, and children have free access to Nene Valley Railway and Sacrewell Farm, which are both 10 minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Days Inn Peterborough

Address: Great North Road, Peterborough PE7 3UQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
Price Range: RM231 - RM451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Days Inn Peterborough 2.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Just had to leave the Days Inn in Peterborough. Terrible place. I've just been there and had to leave. They basically stole my money. When I got there, I said I had booked a downstairs room as I have a dog. The Receptionist told me that she had no note of that so I had to go upstairs as they had no rooms available downstairs. I was unhappy but had to accept. She then asked me whether I'd booked a smoking room to which I answered I hadn't (I suffer from allergies and asthma so no way I'd have booked one). She said ok and proceeded to check me in. I paid, she gave me the magnetic card to room 230 and as soon as I got upstairs I can smell cigarette smoke. I went downstairs immediately saying there must be an error and no way I could sleep in that room (without ending up in hospital!). She just said that was the room I'd booked (!) so I had to stay there. No way I could have booked a smoking room as it would send me to hospital! And besides this 'mistake' I'd also made the mistake of not asking for a downstairs room?? Could it be that they got it all wrong?? I asked for a refund as I couldn't stay there, but she wouldn't give me my money back as I had to wait for the manager who wouldn't be there until tomorrow morning. I asked whether she expected me to spend the night at Reception and she shrugged. In the meanwhile, other people were checking in and I heard them being asked whether they wanted a smoking or non smoking room, upstairs or downstairs!!!! So she could have moved things around had she wanted to!!!! But apparently as THAT was the room her system told her I'd booked I had to stay there! She said she could ozone the room for me and I had to be out for a couple of hours. I asked if that would get rid of smoke in the carpet, walls, ceiling etc again, she shrugged! I've never seen such inflexible, rude behaviour and quite frankly I feel they've robbed me of my money. On top of that, the place looked shabby and dirty and unwelcoming, but I didn't stay long enough to take in the surroundings in detail. Never again - their dishonest behaviour is the worst bit about this experience. Does anyone know whom I can report them to and how I can put in a formal complaint?

9 months ago

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“Quiet rooms at the back.”
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“smoking rooms available.”
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“Find one with a comfy bed, and possibly a heater?”
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“Upstairs was fine and has a communal area.”
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“I was asked on arrival if I would like a ground floor, which I appreciated as a lone mature female . Nothing was too much trouble.”
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