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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here with our just go holiday,the staff are friendly,food was lovely,all well cooked ,there are a few bad things ,like the lifts who stop inbetween all the bedrooms so you have to go up or down one flight of stairs to go to your room ,where it's the beginning of the season the cleaning is ok but could be...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hydro was amazing very friendly noting was too much trouble will definitely visit again One downfall place was too hot but would not let this put you off very highly recommended Staff was friendly and helpful

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Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is old and it shows by needing bits to be done here and there, BUT don't let it put you off staying here as it's clean, the staff are so friendly and helpful and the food is really good. Would I stay here again, YES. We had entertainment last night a young lady called Anita and she was...

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Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

over the weekend we have held our wedding at the hydro and family and friends have stayed in 12 rooms most of them for 3 nights. our party were different ages from 81 years old my mum and dad to 3 months old my youngest grandchild everybody has had a amazing time. The hotel staff couldn't do enough for us...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for 5 days Staff were very helpful John Manager was good helped us change room only fault was food didn't enjoy food at all not enough choose from, otherwise had a pleasant stay rooms very clean, the room we were in could do with a safety grip in bathroom

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel and my room was clean, warm and comfortable. Breakfast is buffet style so you can have as much as you like of what you like. A good choice and nicely cooked. We had a good choice of evening meal all again nicely cooked and served quickly and efficiently. All the staff were friendly helpful and nothing was too...

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1Thank 11JACKSON
Spalding, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were at the back so no view but the room was warm, clean and large with a comfortable bed. Well stocked with coffee, tea etc and toiletries. Large, clean bathroom with plenty of hot water and a good shower. The staff were some of the friendliest we've come across, nothing was too much trouble for them. Breakfast was better...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hydro Hotel is an Ideal place to stay, across the to the beach with marvellous views of the Sunrise, the hotel very clean and tidy all the staff helpful and friendly, the meals excellent with a good choice, could not fault it.

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1Thank lionel b
County Down, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel large room comfortable bed nice warm room excellent breakfast and power shower would definitely go back. Staff very helpful and friendly. Price was very reasonable. Stayed for 3 nights friends agreed they'd return aswell.

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Ossy
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Brilliant hotel staff very friendly and helpfull. Food brilliant. Rooms were cleaned every day.serve yourself breakfast so you can get what you want and as much as you want. You got 3 different options at dinner.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hydro is a well established Isle of Man hotel, situated on the historic Queen's Promenade overlooking Douglas Bay. The Hydro is a 55 bedroom hotel, built in 1910, offering modern facilities, whilst retaining its original character. The Hotel is open throughout the year and we welcome all guests on business or leisure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hydro Hotel

Address: Queens Promenade, Douglas IM2 4NF
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range: $104 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hydro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Hydro Hotel Douglas
The Hydro Hotel Isle Of Man/Douglas
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Douglas
#5 Family Hotel in Douglas
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“Ask for sea view as lovely sitting in bed watching the sea.”
elaines698, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the seaview rooms are excellent”
caroleannholdsworth, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we had a seaview room which was good”
floh1945, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views are at the front/side but ours at the back was larger and warmer.”
EileenL711, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“best views at the front, quiet rooms at the back”
lionelb301, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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