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Sefton Express

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10/06/2017 11/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are clean if a little small but its the location and staff which excel - quite during the night and the staff are the best ever,... great people and so very helpful, we have stayed 3 times now and look forward to going back. Nothing is too much trouble for any of the staff - thank you all

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here four four nights, while visiting Isle of Man. The rooms were very clean, basic but enough for a base. Breakfast was continental and adequate. Bed was comfortable and staff pleasant. Not sure why it has 4 stars though.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights on a business trip. The facilities are clean but rather basic. Staff in general were very helpful and accommodating. The location of this was the main reason for staying, if not we would have picked somewhere less basic.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A comfortable enough room, but the hotel was soulless and the staff, whilst friendly enough, did not seem inclined to make much of an effort, barely looking up from whatever they were doing when I arrived. Breakfast was also very basic, though I do not mind that so much as hotel breakfasts are often far too elaborate for my taste.

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2Thank Nick L
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Late November I stayed here for 3 nights on my own while completing work in the Island. As you enter the front door you realise there is no way on earth this hotel is 4* I would put it at 2*. The bedroom is basic but I found it very cold. The bathroom is Freezing and no means of heating...

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is opposite the airport so useful for early morning flights. The room was unheated when I arrived in the late evening and took a while to heat up. The bathrooms are unheated. I left the bathroom door open all night to benefit from the bedroom radiator, so as to make an early morning shower comfortable. A spare pillow...

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This hotel provided friendly and comfortable overnight accommodation, just a short walk away from the airport terminal. Living at the opposite end of the Island and with a 6 a.m check-in time, it saved having to travel through the night. The room was more than adequate in size and with tv, tea/coffee facilities and large comfy bed it was an...

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David H, Manager at Sefton Express, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we hope we can look after you again in the near future. Many thanks David

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a friends wedding. The hotel and service was great all weekend, very accommodating, matching the price paid. The one thing that let it down was on our day of departure I asked if we could leave our cases at the hotel as our flight was early evening. The reception staff said we could leave them at...

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Dinning room in reception? £5 charge for Wi-Fi Small rooms that was fairly tacky. Not sure where the 4 starts have came from which is plastered outside the property. I didn't stop the night and was only there for a few hours.

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Plwmp, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Ideally situated to tour the island with ease. Walking distance to airport and just 10 mins drive to douglas port. Room was adequate but was most dissapointed with double bed. All their doubles are two singles zipped together which creates the most uncomfortable divide in the centre of the bed. Certainly not great for couples or those with mobility issues....

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located opposite the Isle of Man Airport and close to historic Castletown in the south of the Island, Sefton Express is a modern, well-appointed budget hotel sharing the Sefton Group’s commitment to the highest standards of customer service. A perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Isle of Man. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sefton Express

Address: Ronaldsway, Ballasalla IM9 2SE
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Ballasalla
Price Range: $118 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sefton Express 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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“any room is good”
karensJ9408JI, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is quiet even though it is close to the airport. Not disturbed at all by aircrafts”
angelac542016, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on ground floor are ideally situated ror reception area.”
pauquaggan, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Always try and get a high room away from reception and not next to a lift shaft..!”
hooglemeister, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“bigger room look towards airport”
paulsE5031UW, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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