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Title: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: The Twins on May 20, 2011, 05:10:37 PM
Can those who stayed over during the Weekender please give us some feedback on where you stayed and what it was like.

This may help in future for people looking for Accommodation.

Thanks.
Title: Re: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: muguk on May 20, 2011, 06:20:38 PM
The Ravenstone is where the guys (and gal) from OCM stayed and they gave it rave reviews.
Title: Re: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: MaxHall on May 21, 2011, 10:05:41 AM
Hillfield House - Swannington.

Lovely little place, Clean, Tidy, Cosy, and close to the venue.

Got a bolloking for not fetching key in morning, despite ringing and saying would be fetching in evening, lol  ;D

But lovelly friendly, hosts, comfy bedding, and a nice brekkie.

Recommended.

Max and Jackie.
Title: Re: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: filecore on May 21, 2011, 11:06:42 AM
Quite a few of us stayed at the Leicester Markfield Travelodge.  About 10mins away.
Usual Travelodge thing.

It was cheap as well. Most people paid about £35 a few weeks before the event.


Taxi to from pub was £16 there and bizarrely £13 back

No breakfast, but who needs that with RCM bacon butties :)
Title: Re: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: HeadingtonBard on May 22, 2011, 01:08:23 PM
Hillfield House - Swannington.

Great place, clean and within peaceful surroundings. Brilliant breakfast ! :) Oh ! *free* Wi-Fi ! :)

Run by a friendly couple with a relaxing atmosphere.

We really liked the amusing Black Cat, sort of ' Lord of the Manor ' that wouldn't move when I was trying to reverse from my parking space, so I gently lifted him out of the way. He wasn't bothered and just returned a ' spaced out ' look ! :) A memorable moment indeed ! ;)

A highly recommended place to stay.

Alex and Mary.
Title: Re: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: Blackpanther on May 23, 2011, 01:49:50 PM
Broadlawns - Swannington

Nice and cheap, Friendly owner, free wi-fi, clean and a great breakfast.

I would stay there again.
Title: Re: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: Rinoa on May 23, 2011, 04:47:06 PM
Broadlawns, as above ^

Was a bit like a Motel! The rooms looked new and were very clean. Was fairly cheap plus had plenty of parking, and free WiFi. The owner was pleasant and very helpful (I kept pestering him for take-away and taxi info :P). Also, as Mark said, Breakfast was great. Was only a couple of minutes away from the event, so pretty cheap in taxi fares :)

Would definitely stay there again if there was another Weekender.
Title: Re: Feedback on Accomodation
Post by: porchy on May 26, 2011, 09:15:37 PM
Hillfield house.

As already said, clean and friendly. Maybe not one if you don't like cats though!
Breakfast was good if a little on the small side, but I'm a fairly big eater.
Will be looking at Stopping there again.