Ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
2.9 out of 5
43% of guests recommend
4.1 Room cleanliness
3.1 Service & staff
2.9 Room comfort
3.6 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
3 out of 5
Recommended
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Dec 5, 2013 on Hotels.com
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Getaway With Friends
by rusty from glasgow

good central location

Posted Jul 25, 2013 on Hotels.com
the room we were allocated was clean and fit for purpose. Bedding requires attention.Over 4 days no hovering was done to flooring.Rooms should be aired prior to guests arriving.An iron should be made available for guests on long stay.otherwise ok.I would book here again.
4 out of 5
Recommended
by Andy from New Zealand

Great Unit

Posted May 11, 2013 on Hotels.com
Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. Not to far from Cheltenham. Bus and Train station 2 mintues walk away. Private Shower. Kitchenette. Nice wee fridge and only place I have stayed in lately that provided you with a microwave. Very Warm. Nice thick curtains. Great couch for watching tv. And bed was reasonably comfy. Shared Toilet was fine as there is 2 upstairs and only 4 rooms upstairs. No problem at all with that. I didn't see facilities downstairs but I assume it would be the same. Friendly person on the phone when I rang to check in as I had changed my cell number since I booked and didn't recieve my access code to enter the building. Was no problem at all. I would definately stay again and are happy to recommend this. For the price I paid I thought it was great value. Thanks
3 out of 5
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Apr 6, 2012 on Hotels.com
3 out of 5
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Jan 23, 2012 on Hotels.com
2 out of 5
by A verified traveler from Manchester, UK

Central Studios - last resort

Posted May 18, 2011 on Hotels.com
These are the facts about our stay at Central Studios Cheltenham (May 2011) - note this is different to the Central Hotel in Chelthenham operated by the same company: - the front door keypad was falling off, this should have been a sign of things to come; also getting in the door was a mission as the lock was not operating very well - we had a shared bathroom with the rest of the floor; not such a major deal but we should have been told about this on the hotel information page - in one of the bathrooms (first floor) the sink plug was blocked / didn't drain properly, the toilet seat wouldn't stay up; in the other bathroom the hot tap could not be turned on; there were no hand towels in either bathroom (although we were provided one in the room) - the bathroom ceiling lights work on movement sensors (ie they come on when you enter the bathroom). If you stay in the shower for more than 10mins, you get plunged into darkness, and will have to open the shower door in order to turn the light on again - in our room, the fittings were as cheap as the furnishers could have found; a creaky, thin mattress that was uncomfortable, thin polyfibre pillows and a thin polyfibre duvet - the 'cooking facilities' encompassed a microwave and a kettle; nothing more. No cooking pots and pans either, just 2 plates, 2 bowls, 2 mugs and 2 sets of cutlery. Bear this in mind if you're planning to self-cater - the fridge had no freezer compartment (again bear this in mind for self-catering), and was so noisy (and so close to the bed) that I had to turn it off at night to be in with a chance of getting any sleep whatsoever - the pipework for the bathrooms appeared to run through our bedroom; when one of the other patrons chose to take a shower at 5am, it sounded like a waterfall in our room; again, very little sleep to be had - the TV was so high up on the wall, and the wall bracket could not be adjusted, so you got neckache trying to watch it - no bedside light / lightswitch to turn off the main light - if you want to read in bed, you have to be prepared to get up and turn off the light switch - ditto for if you have to visit the bathroom in the night - wireless internet wouldn't work; apart from the password in the room literature being printed incorrectly (we found this out after ringing central office), the iphone would connect to the network but couldn't actually transmit or receive any data - plus points? clean room, a microwave (which you don't get in most hotels) in conclusion, not worth the money, and would only stay here again as a total last resort. in hindsight i should have paid a bit more for an actual hotel, where there at least would be a front desk to report all of the above.
1 out of 5
by A verified traveler from Warwickshire

not impressed

Posted Apr 5, 2011
On entering the room our first impression was a 'down' one. This was mainly because of the colour of the duvet cover and pillows - dark brown. They matched the 'leather' bed - also dark brown. Our next poor impression was that the bed was old and not comfortable. The only chair in the room also was old and contributed to the poor initial impression. There was no lamp near the bed - a necessity. We had failed to notice that the room was not en-suite so that was the next disappointment. We would not have booked if we'd known. All the doors in the building are fire doors which is good except there was no way of closing them quietly; the building echoes and we were awake until the early hours listening to clanging doors. Finally, in the negative part of this review, there was not a 'full set of utensils' as per the 'welcome' book, but 2 each of plates, dishes, mugs, pint glasses, spoons, forks, knives & teaspoons. If we'd wanted to make a meal it would not have been possible. The bin lid came off in the hand, obviously already broken. On the plus side cupboards in the room, fridge, tv, kettle and microwave were all of fairly good quality and reasonably new. Toilets and shower rooms were beautifully tiled and fitted and very clean. We booked for two nights but couldn't face the second and left early.