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Guesthouse | 100A Douglas Street, Derby, England DE23 8LJ

77.9% Overall Rating

69 out of 81 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/10/2013)

"It is cheap, there is a parking outside and there is free WIFI. The room was spacious, people were nice."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 48.69
  • Luggage Room USD 1.62

What's Included

  • Linen

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77.9%

Overall Rating

69 out of 81 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'East Midlands Guest House'

Atmosphere
62.4%
Location
71.2%
Facilities
72.0%
Cleanliness
85.6%
Staff
86.4%
Value
84.8%
Safety
83.2%
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45.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

01 August 2014

Liked: The only good thing about this place is it has a tv and wifi

Disliked: Only has one toilet/shower upstairs even if you book a privet room you still share bathrooms the shower upstairs was broken and the whole toilet shower was dirty small and just plain rubbish. Since there Is only shared toilets you expect at least a sink in the room but non. There is no character to the rooms or place it's very plain. The curtain doesn't fit the window so it's always bright. The bed creaks even if u just touch it, the mattress is old and warn out you sink and roll into the middle. There's no where I hang clothes or put anything. If you don't have the window open you die of heat but with the window open its so load no matter what the time is the traffic outside is deathening

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Events / festivals

22 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is cheap, there is a parking outside and there is free WIFI. The room was spacious, people were nice.

Disliked: It is cheap so expect cheap. Toilets door did not close, bed was broken in the middle and it is noisy (vehicle in the street and floor cracking in the corridor). But if you are not too demanding, for the price it is good value.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

20 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Proximity to town and the price

Disliked: There was an out of order shower on my floor.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Donald Morris

Alone

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

24 June 2013 Donald would recommend this property

Liked: Secure, quiet, close to town centre, had all the facilities I needed.

Disliked: A shower out of order on my floor.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

20 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: As far as price goes you get what you pay for. Room is clean and spacious, free wifi is a massive plus

Disliked: You do not realise how much not having your own bathroom matters until you have not got it. It is on the corner if a busy road so room choice matters especially when it is warm out and your window is open

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday

11 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location not far from east midlands airport

Disliked: no heating overnight, very thin blanckets

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

23 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good value for money. Its cheap, expect cheap. Kitchen has extremely basic commodities, no oven for example. Rooms are neat and clean but you can hear other people talking in their rooms next door - NOT soundproof whatsoever.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

05 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was worth the money. Wifi is available in the room and there is a kitchen with all the required appliances to cook. The location is fairly good, 15 minutes walking to the city centre and 5 to the train station.

Disliked: I came here in winter and the heating was off at nights, which was very unconfortable and I had serious problems to sleep.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals

29 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's a little more expensive but it's nice to have a private room for £20 or so. The staff are nice and helpful, and let me check in at almost midnight. The rooms are simple but clean and warm - the heating works very well. It's about a 30 minute walk from the town centre, and a 15 - 20 minute walk from the train station, so it's not the best if you're travelling alone or late at night. Otherwise it's nice!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Andrej Sramo

Alone

Partying / nightlife

20 October 2012 Andrej would recommend this property

Liked: Close to city centre, train station, bars etc

Disliked: Actually nothing for disliking

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Much cheap than most hotels in the area

Disliked: beds aren't ideal

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

08 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: average guesthouse,

Disliked: nada

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

14 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, comfortable, clean, laid-back.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

10 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: quite good location, helpfull staff, clean room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

45.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

11 October 2011

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: everything apart from the wi-fi.

The property's response is...

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Mandz Collins

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

19 September 2011

Liked: the location was good.

Disliked: kept running out of toilet rolls in the toilets. no hand sanitizer/soap in the toilets. no hand towel. in the room the curtain was old and thin, the lamp didnt work and not enough plug sockets. the reception guy didnt know directions when we got lost on our way and asked us to find a passer by!!!!

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cleaness and quietness.

Disliked: The room I stayed was a bit cold.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break

29 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free car park. Clean and comfortable.

Disliked: No common room and no atmosphere

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Albion LEE

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

28 June 2011 Albion would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very helpful and even we made a mistake on booking to cost us more money, the staff helped clarifying with his Boss and so eased some of our trouble.

Disliked: It was very difficult to find. The directory written on the confirmation email stated 'get off at London Road.....' but then there was a huge difference between the London Road quite near to the East Midlands Airport AND the London Road near city center. If you get off at the early part of this long London Road, you will probably find yourself in the suburb and a small town.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice room

Disliked: A bit far away but still in walking distance to city...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

As a family with children

Business / conference

20 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good hotel.

Disliked: :)

71.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

jennifer mckeown

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

14 June 2011 jennifer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to the festival and shops

Disliked: The dirt in the bathroom is awful, the shower head is loaded with mould and bacteria

94.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

13 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good room, everything was very comfortable and the place was very good and well located.

Disliked: It is a guest house, so the hostel virtues, like meeting people or having events don't apply here. Very good though.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

antonia gallego bravo

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

24 May 2011 antonia would recommend this property

Liked: There is a little kitchen where you can save some money by cooking your own breakfast or dinner. Staff friendly. The bathroom could be cleaner. Free parking.

Disliked: It is far from the city

62.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 May 2011

Liked: Own room

Disliked: Despite billing as close to the airport and having a 24hour reception, I had to wake up another guest to check in, and out, and paid 30 pounds for a taxi.


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