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Premier Inn in General
Member Name: msvforb
Premier Inn in General
Advantages: Well situated and comfortable.
Disadvantages: You can't have three adults sharing one room
Premier Inn is a budget hotel chain that has hotels throughout the country. Hotels tend to be situated either in City Centres, near venues (for example sporting/concert arenas) or at motorway service stations.
The chain's current advertising slogan is "Everything's premier but the price" and in most cases I would agree with this, it is usually possible to get a double or twin room at one of their hotels for around £50 per night.
I find that one of the big advantages that the chain has over some of its rivals is the fact that there is no need to pay for the room at the time of booking and as long as a booking is cancelled by around lunchtime on the day of arrival it is possible to cancel a booking without incurring a charge. I have had to cancel a room at the last minute on a couple of occasions and this has never been a problem.
During a recent stay at the Premier Inn in Poole I found that the hotel rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable, there was a plentiful supply of pillows, towels and tea and coffee making facilities and it was easy to get a good nights sleep. Bathrooms are basic but clean and toiletry kits are available to buy at reception if you forget your own.
Breakfast is available at an extra cost but we always tend to find somewhere else to eat as it usually works out to be less expensive.
The only thing that I find disappointing with Premier Inn is their policy regarding the maximum number of adults who can stay in the same room. I often travel with two friends and the three of us prefer to share a room both to keep costs down and because we want to relax in our room together without someone having to trail up and down the corridor to sleep.
On a recent trip to a Premier Inn in Poole we were required to pay £75 per room per night a total cost of £150 for the three of us for one night. When we actually checked into our rooms we found that both rooms were family rooms and therefore of sufficient size to sleep all three of us. On this point I wish Premier Inn would take a leaf out of their rivals books and let three adults sleep in a family room at no extra cost (Travelodge) or charge an additional person supplement of approximately £15 for the third person per night (Holiday Inn).
Overall a good hotel chain which tends to be well situated with clean comfortable rooms.
Summary: Comfortable and reasonable depending on your party.