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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Title says it all and those poor ratings are well out of date. I arrived at the station a few weeks back with a student looking for a cheap room. We walked across and were impressed by the decor and friendly staff. Booking was easy with my card. Room spotless and TV with free view.I'm very fussy but I'm lunching...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I popped in with the Mrs. for a bit of Sunday lunch before catching the train from the station opposite. We had two very delicious and good value for money roast dinners. Nice selection of beers too so we were very pleased with our orders. Pub was newly decorated and looked very nice. Very comfortable settings and good number of...

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Thank 1lovemefood
Paris, France
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We were five to stay there for three nights in one double ensuite room, one double room and one single room. Bear in mind that not all room have ensuite, so be careful when you book if you don't want to share. The pub is nice, it's been completely renovated, the food is good and the staff are nice. It's...

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Thank Camille R
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Absolutely terrible experience! I booked this hotel a month ago through trivago. I knew we would be late due to flights so I rang the hotel and told them we wouldnt arrive till between 12 and 1 that night. She told us that would be no problem and someone would be there to let us in when we'd arrive. We...

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2Thank Randolf O
Manningtree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Stopped for a drink here last Saturday and decided to eat. The pub has had a recent makeover and is so different to what it used to be. All of the staff were polite, friendly and very efficient. The food we had was very good and very reasonably priced. The menu was varied and had plenty of choice. We will...

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Thank Roger R
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2015

A cheap and easy place to have some food and drink. Stopped in when i was in the area with work. Staff are polite and the food and drink is cheap. We didn't have much time to explore so not sure where else there is to eat in the area.

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1Thank Mikey_P7
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Upon arrival I was greeted with a friendly smile and shown to our room. It was basic but clean. There isn't much to say apart from it was cheap and you shouldn't expect too much since it didn't cost that much. The bathroom could do with a bit of a fix up but everything worked and since we were out...

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2Thank IainNorwich_12
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the riverside on a week night for work, after reading terrible reviews about the place I was a little worried about what may lay before me. Upon arrival I was pleasantly surprised, the pub below was quiet with not many people in...not enough in fact. I was checked in quickly and shown to my room (14), clean,...

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1Thank Matt R
Kent england
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Stayed for 2 nights, never again. The description of this hotel is very misleading, refurbishment a figure of their imagination. Good location was the only positive thing about it. No breakfast or evening meal although had booked b & b, restaurant was closed and reading reviews looks like had been closed for some time not just prior to our stay...

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1Thank happyhols1956
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2014

The appearance of a third world bomb site greets you as you pull into the car park at the rear of the Hotel (pub). The staff were pleasant enough on arrival but the cash machine was broken. So it is cash on arrival, Why? Because once you see the room you ain't gona want to pay, so check your room...

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Riverside Hotel

Address: 2 Burrell Road, Ipswich IP2 8AB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: RM218 - RM437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Riverside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms on fire escape not very secure.”
 of 5 bubbles 206camiller, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Don't do it”
 of 5 bubbles happyhols1956, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel at all costs!”
 of 5 bubbles anthonywH484XG, 3 May 2014 | Read review
“There are some without ensuite to choose carefully if you are needing ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles lbs_UK, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
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