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Reviewed 1 week ago

Elms is a hotel attached to a chain pub (Greene King's Fayre and Square chain). The staff were great, really friendly and helpful. The food is generic pub fare, which was what we expected, so no nasty surprises there. We did feel the place was overpriced at (a 'bargain' rate of) £50 a night, as Retford's not exactly an international...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the stable block which they converted.Okay size all that you need.Bed was really comfy wardrobe space desk kettle coffee tea etc shower was very powerful and plenty of hot water would not say it was posh but more than adequate and was looking forward to a good nights sleep after my lovely shower and comfy of bed with...

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Thank fem517
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great value. Booked in for a party at the venue. We stayed in a twin room in the stable block. Room was spotless. (Staircase a little bit creaky when people were up and down) Breakfast was reasonably priced with a choice of part or full English. Staff were really friendly and accommodating.

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Thank col856
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was really impressed at first then got to our room "the stables" well room was really small no lighting in the wardrobe area , toilet did not flush properly,insufficient tea and coffee bed uncomfortable and to top it of no hot water for a bath or shower very disappointed

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Thank teresas2ddart
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The good lady booked the Elms in order that we could have a day visit to nearby Center Parcs. We had seen the panto at the Palladium, and sung carols in the Albert Hall before driving north to the Elms. On arrival we were met by Leanne who took our details. Then we were told that there was no room...

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Thank Grimbarian
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Having read some of the articles before we stayed I had some trepidation on my way to The Elms. However, the stay was absolutely fine - we used it as a "base" for the weekend, which meant we only stayed in the room for a short time but it had all that was needed. The room was clean and fresh,...

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Thank SheilaW9265
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Lovely clean room. We stayed in the stable block and the floor was a bit creaky but the room was fresh and clean and the bed was comfortable.We didn't have food as were visiting family close by but thought that the room was good value for money.

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Thank Alison W
Minehead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a good location for the area . Clean room nice comfy bed and a bath . If you like to stay in a pub this is for you and very good for the price. Plenty of free parking.would definitely use this hotel again .

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Thank Jeff220
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

It's a lovely pub in an old Georgian Building. Lovely grounds and frontage. Would be epic to have a pint in the Gardens in the summer. However, visited in October, just an overnight stay with dinner as was in the area briefly. Signage was a bit of a challenge, however, had looked it up online previously so found it with...

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Thank Cherubim1972
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is very poor. It is, or was, a fine middle 18th century rather grand house, but now it's part of the Spirit Pub Company, part of the Greene King Pub and Associated with Good Night Inns. It's difficult to pin down who exactly owns it, but it is NOT a hotel, it's a pub with rooms. The room we...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Elms Hotel

Address: London Road, Retford DN22 7DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford
Price Range: RM244 - RM355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Top floor do not get room on ground floor creaky thin floor boards from person above”
 of 5 bubbles fem517, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stable rooms very small did not see in house rooms ask to see before you book”
 of 5 bubbles teresas2ddart, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the Stables (if you can)”
 of 5 bubbles Cherubim1972, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go out to eat”
 of 5 bubbles johnhC817RA, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid ground floor rooms in the stables building.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveJ478, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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