The Highwayman Hotel - Dunstable

London Road, Dunstable, United Kingdom, LU63DX  show map
 2 stars
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The Highwayman Hotel - Dunstable

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Billiards/Pool tables

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The 2-star Highwayman Hotel offers non-smoking rooms in proximity to Aqua Splash, Whipsnade Tree Cathedral and Ashridge Estate. Founded in 1962, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

Its location next to a railway station allows to see museums, churches and the cathedral in Dunstable. 20 minutes' drive from Stevenage.

This comfortable property offers proximity to a wildlife park.

Highwayman Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to London Luton airport.

Rooms

All rooms in Highwayman Hotel are fitted with a work desk, ironing facilities, wireless internet, flat-screen TV and IDD telephone. Guests will enjoy a view of Bletchley Park from their rooms. They feature bathrooms with bath sheets and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the Lively bar to relax with a drink. Offering indian dishes, The Curry Cottage is a 10-minute walk away.

Services

Guests can use ironing service, laundry and housekeeping as well as a cash machine, a designated smoking area and free private parking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   52.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/Pool tables

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

London Road, Dunstable, United Kingdom, LU63DX

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City Center
  • Dunstable
    1.2 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    52

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed
Size: 35 sq. feet
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    Bed type: 2 Single beds
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Highwayman Hotel - Dunstable Dunstable location
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        Hotel Address:

        London Road, Dunstable, United Kingdom, LU63DX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Dunstable
          1.2 mi
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          52

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDunstableThe Highwayman

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Eleanors Gallery - 1.0 mi

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.1 mi

        Places of interest

        • Dunstable Old People's Welfare Association - 1.1 mi
        • Dunstable Conservative Club - 1.1 mi

        Amusement

        • Dunstable Snooker Club - 1.4 mi

        Parks

        • Dunstable Downs - 1.4 mi

        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

        • ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - 2.5 mi
        • Whipsnade Wild Animal Park - 3.0 mi

        Local attractions

        • Dunstable Downs - 1.5 mi
          Dunstable Road, Dunstable
        • Whipsnade Tree Cathedral - 2.5 mi
          Whipsnade, Dunstable
        • The Pottery Project - 8.1 mi
          6B North Bridge Road, Berkhamsted
        • ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - 2.5 mi
          Whipsnade, Dunstable
        • College Lake Nature Reserve - 7.2 mi
          B488, Tring
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          52

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDunstableThe Highwayman

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        The Highwayman Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Highwayman

        Average guest rating

        6.8out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 201 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        4.0
        Rooms
        5.0
        Service
        3.7
        Value
        3.3

        Guest reviews

        • Rune Steinsønn
          5.0

          Old fashion hotel, with `no nonsens`rooms and atmosphere :-) You get what you paying for! I like it . Good beds, warm and cold water in the tubes and the toilet is function:-)

          Beds, parking, internett and a good pub with good meals!!!

          None!

        • Family with children
          7.8

          The staff were very helpful and nice. The food was very good Especially the breakfast..

          The window in our first room would not shut and we were on the ground floor, but that took just a word with a member of staff and our room was changed.So not much I did not like no!!

        • Group of friends
          3.2

          very little except the breakfast which was excellent and the service in the restaurant was lovely.

          The service in the hotel was sparse with even the reception desk being left unattended for the majority of the time. We did however get extra tea bags and milk when requested. The room was in a dreadful state with a bathroom covered in mould, mould covered windows, a broken towel rail and a bed that was certainly not the double it was supposed to be.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          That the staff were extreamly pleasant and helpful. The rooms were very comfortable and mainly there was plenty of parking spaces.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          Menu reasonable and good value. Convenient to town. Quiet even though near main road.

          Mould in the bathroom took away some of the ambience.

        • Family with children
          4.2

          if im honest the way out !!!!

          ok from arriving into the reception found it hard to find staff to check our group in and when we did they were very rude indeed..once given keys could not get in room as handle was half off the door this took 3 hours for them to correct as they were busy lol...once inside room found that the windows couldnt be closed as they had no latches or handles to do this ..and it was a wet cold day ..toilet seat was half off .bath tiles were mouldy ..then once we came back in evening went to make a cup of hot chocolate to find in went out of date last year ...Hmm i will stop there....

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Bathroom was dirty. Strong smell of paint in corridor due to renovations. Threadbare carpets, very tatty looking.

        • Couple
          7.8

          Beds are extremely comfortable

          Walls a bit thin, staff tried to throw us out at 10.40 while shouting through the door that check out time is 10:30 despite check out time clearly shown as being 11:00 on email confirmation, also on previous visit 2 weeks ago we were given a key to a room that wouldnt unlock it and had to be moved to a different room at the opposite end of the hotel on a different floor, not much fun with 3 suitcases and 2 bags of shopping.

        • Couple
          4.6

          Free WiFi in the bar

          Very run down prior to redevelopment during 2011

        • Older travelers
          6.4

          I was extremely disappointed to find out that I had been charged £16 more by booking on line when my daughter could have made the booking in person, living just across the road. I have had no reply to my email regarding this.

          No longer supplying drinking chocolate as well as tea/coffee. Also the overcharge by booking on line.

        • Group of friends
          5.4

          The food was ok in the pub next door

          Rooms run down and need refurb, need new tv's

        • Single
          5.8

          The location was good for Dunstable and the surrounding area, security cameras gave confidence that the car parking facilities were safe.

          The hotel fire escape doors at the rear of the building were often left open, this did not give confidence that access to the rooms was restricted to guests only, poor security.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Friendly staff good location for Luton airport

          Rooms and corridors in urgent need of refurbishment

        • Older travelers
          6.2

          Bed very comfortable and shower good

          Bathroom was very shabby, no ventilation causing mildew

        • Single
          4.6

          The meals were okay

          I was extremely disappointed in my room, No 56. The tv was broke, the bath was dirty and the floor bounced and creaked too much. An extractor fan outside my window was on all night thus preventing a good nights sleep. Even with the windows shut it was loud enough to feel vibrations through the bed and pillow. I did complain the next day but the receptionist only said she would mention it to her boss.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Highwayman Hotel - Dunstable Dunstable location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        London Road, Dunstable, United Kingdom, LU63DX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Dunstable
          1.2 mi
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          52

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDunstableThe Highwayman

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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