Day: September 13, 2020

Are these the WORST hotels in Britain?

With Covid-19 putting an end to dreams of trips abroad, many holidaymakers are booking in for staycations instead. 

But while there are plenty of places in Britain that are well worth a visit, these hotels are unlikely to appear at the top of anyone’s list. 

These five establishments have among the lowest visitor review scores on and TripAdvisor for their respective cities, with several earning the unwelcome accolade of ‘the worst hotel ever’. 

The issues raised are varied, from chest hairs on the bed to lumpy mattresses and missing pillowcases, but almost all visitors agree they would never stay at the hotel again. Here, a selection of the most blistering recent reviews…  


Room for improvement: The Swansea Bay Hotel was criticised for out-of-date food, lumpy mattresses and a lack of amenities in scathing reviews

A guest photo of a twin bedroom in the Swansea Bay Hotel reveals basic accommodation

A guest photo of a twin bedroom in the Swansea

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Off-season adventures: Grand Canyon seems even more stunning without peak travel crowds | Lifestyles

Next stop was the Chapel of the Holy Cross, a Roman Catholic chapel built into the picturesque red buttes on Coconino National Forest land southeast of Sedona. Opened in 1956, the chapel cost $300,000 and required a special-use permit to be built. The architecture has a uniquely modern feel, despite its age. It’s open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas and Easter. The trek from the small parking area to the chapel is a steep climb; volunteers in golf carts circulate for anyone needing a lift.


Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona

From Sedona, we drove to Williams and checked into the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel. Our room package included breakfast and dinner in the buffet-style restaurant and a train ride into the national park. The food was good, but if it hadn’t been included, we probably would have dined elsewhere for

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