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Oct 18, 19, 3:39 pm
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Posted By Skimanant

Interestingly wowcher currently have an offer...

Interestingly wowcher currently have an offer here. 89 for 2 nights for 2, including bfast, a 2 course evening meal for 2 and a bottle of prosecco.

I know there would probably be no points, but...
Oct 18, 19, 1:40 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,906
Posted By Skimanant

Just checked in. No upgrade or basically...

Just checked in. No upgrade or basically anything, did get bottled water, they have run out of cookies. Am trying to get through to reception but not answering at mo. The rate was good, but for a...
Aug 29, 19, 1:36 pm
Replies: 481
Views: 149,373
Posted By Skimanant

But an ideal location for a quick trip to...

But an ideal location for a quick trip to Nandos....
Aug 29, 19, 1:31 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 8,321
Posted By Skimanant

How did upgrades go?

How did upgrades go?
Aug 29, 19, 1:09 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,578
Posted By Skimanant

We have settled the matter, met front office...

We have settled the matter, met front office manager who was helpful. Not sure I would rush back if I needed a larger room. Entrance/ reception/ bar etc is nice, quite different, but the room was...
Aug 23, 19, 3:01 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,578
Posted By Skimanant

Juice machine not working at breakfast, otherwise...

Juice machine not working at breakfast, otherwise typical doubletree breakfast. Fine overall.

Picture of the first room- think of adding an extra bed along the window and calling it a family...
Aug 23, 19, 1:30 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,578
Posted By Skimanant

A bit more info. We arrived after a long flight...

A bit more info. We arrived after a long flight from Singapore, and just wanted to crash/ sleep.
Pre up-graded to 802. Arrival at reception very good, and overall impressed with entrance etc. Front...
Aug 22, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,578
Posted By Skimanant

Now in 114, family room, which is what was...

Now in 114, family room, which is what was booked.

That was a fight to move rooms. Entire 8th floor is closed apart from our previous room. Fitting new carpets- think of the banging from this!
...
Aug 22, 19, 9:11 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,578
Posted By Skimanant

Possibly my first and last stay.............. ...

Possibly my first and last stay..............

Reaching out for info. Given 802, as a family deluxe room. It is small.... is it really a family deluxe?

Only room on floor in use apparently- you...
Aug 10, 19, 5:18 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 6,299
Posted By Skimanant

Would echo much of the review above following an...

Would echo much of the review above following an August stay. Breakfast is full, and was more comprehensive than some hotels, eggs were cooked to order and fresh. No change in the Platinum rooms, but...
Aug 10, 19, 5:09 pm
Replies: 357
Views: 57,734
Posted By Skimanant

A pool will be made available nearby, a short...

A pool will be made available nearby, a short walk, the concierge is handling this. The exec lounge is also closed and a temporary one set up, and one of the restaurants is closed.
Any ideas of...
Aug 10, 19, 7:00 am
Replies: 357
Views: 57,734
Posted By Skimanant

Here next week, and have just noticed a notice on...

Here next week, and have just noticed a notice on webpage that the pool will be closed for refurbishment........ Not ideal in August!!

Will contact hotel and share result.
Jul 13, 19, 12:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By Skimanant

Have a booking here next week, preupgraded at...

Have a booking here next week, preupgraded at moment to family double double deluxe. I always struggle with this when I travel with Son, a suite means a bed and a sofabed (but bigger room), a double...
Jul 13, 19, 12:17 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By Skimanant

Arrow Hilton Garden Inn Abingdon Oxford {GBR}

Stayed here a few weeks back whilst visiting the University, 1 night stay.
Overall, quite impressed! Easy to find from the A40, we took a king room with sofa which was immaculate, the sofa was of...
Jul 13, 19, 12:09 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,118
Posted By Skimanant

We ventured back and a mixed stay. Travelled by...

We ventured back and a mixed stay. Travelled by train, an easy walk from the station.

Upgraded to deluxe room. Was at the back of the hotel on second floor. Good size room, with sofa, but a...
Apr 29, 19, 2:18 pm
Replies: 283
Views: 33,916
Posted By Skimanant

The traditional junior suites are the ones at the...

The traditional junior suites are the ones at the end of the executive room corridor, in the corners, with names. They are on all floors. The rooms on the exec corridor with names along the corridor...
Apr 29, 19, 6:34 am
Replies: 283
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Posted By Skimanant

Quite a pleasant stay overall. Hotel was quiet on...

Quite a pleasant stay overall. Hotel was quiet on arrival but very busy the next day.
Upgraded later on morning of arrival to a traditional junior suite. Two large bottles of water/ robes/ slippers/...
Apr 26, 19, 1:13 am
Replies: 283
Views: 33,916
Posted By Skimanant

Stay coming up, no room movement/ upgrades...

Stay coming up, no room movement/ upgrades showing. Interestingly no email to advise of online check in or the usual welcome text message. Just a bit annoying because if you hang on until the 11th...
Apr 19, 19, 7:39 am
Replies: 158
Views: 19,067
Posted By Skimanant

The double double deluxe at the Hilton are quite...

The double double deluxe at the Hilton are quite nice, just a shame they are not higher up.
Apr 10, 19, 5:40 am
Replies: 158
Views: 19,067
Posted By Skimanant

The station near the Hilton is Anderston!! Easy...

The station near the Hilton is Anderston!! Easy walk under a couple of fly overs- minutes- train to Balloch for Loch Lomond, Dumbarton for the Castle on the Clyde. Quite cheap, but it stops a lot so...
Apr 9, 19, 10:59 am
Replies: 158
Views: 19,067
Posted By Skimanant

Following day the lounge was bare, the bars/ nuts...

Following day the lounge was bare, the bars/ nuts etc had gone. Did get a 2pm checkout though which was very helpful. Reception staff were nice, but I said I was underwhelmed by my first stay, but...
Apr 8, 19, 2:41 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,578
Posted By Skimanant

maxandclaude or corporate wage slave about?

maxandclaude or corporate wage slave about?
Apr 8, 19, 1:34 am
Replies: 158
Views: 19,067
Posted By Skimanant

No biscuits/ hot choc. No glasses or milk- but I...

No biscuits/ hot choc. No glasses or milk- but I got milks from the trolley. Paper delivered though, was up early to read it because of the kid next door who has cried for about 6 hours- totally...
Apr 7, 19, 12:24 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,578
Posted By Skimanant

I know a man who will know the answer to...

I know a man who will know the answer to that.........
Apr 7, 19, 12:22 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 14,039
Posted By Skimanant

A very good stay, and back to what I know St...

A very good stay, and back to what I know St Georges for. Unfortunately noisy kids next door, I think they were left in room whilst parents were out, which is awful.
Hotel did everything they could...
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