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Travel This Hotel Chain Has Been Announced As The Worst In The UK, For Fifth Year Running

08:30  25 october  2017
08:30  25 october  2017 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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And now the worst offending hotel chain in the UK has been revealed - Britannia Hotels . It should perhaps be no surprise as this particular destination has come out bottom of the ranking for large UK hotel chain , seeing as it has done for the past four years .

Thanks to Which? we now know the best and worst chains in the UK , and the one in last place is no real shock. In last is Britannia Hotels , making it the fifth year in a row that this particular chain has been right at the bottom of the league table. It's a bit odd

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And now the worst offending hotel chain in the UK has been revealed - Britannia Hotels. 

It should perhaps be no surprise as this particular destination has come out bottom of the ranking for large UK hotel chain, seeing as it has done for the past four years.

For over half a decade, the annual Which? travel survey has revealed that Britannia is the worst in the country, unable to score more than two stars in any single category. The chain also received an overall customer satisfaction rating of just 33%. 

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Flop, Britannia! Hotel chain named the WORST in the country – for the fifth year in a row. One traumatised former customer wrote: “Apparently Britannia has been voted the worst hotel chain in the UK for five years running I am not the least bit surprised -flashbacks

You should probably avoid this hotel after it was named the worst chain in the UK . So avoid the disappointment on your next holiday, the annual Which? travel survey has just revealed the worst hotel chain in the UK - and you might want to avoid Britannia Hotels from now on.

Alex Neill, Which? Managing Director of Home Products and Services, said: “Our survey shows that after five years at the bottom of our survey, Britannia shows no signs of improving the poor experience it offers its guests.”

The findings were based on 4,000 anonymous responses from Which? members. The scores took into consideration cleanliness, comfort of the beds, price and other factors.

An undercover Which? investigator attested that Britannia was not up to standard when they visited, finding a cracked sink and lumpy mattress.

Not only did Britannia, which has 54 branches across the UK, fail to make the grade but it is also charging, on average, £2 more than Premier Inn, with guests reporting paying £78 per room.

And unfortunately for Britannia, trying to justify those prices gets a little tricky when Premier Inn finished at the top of the table with 79% and five stars for bathrooms, bedrooms and comfort of the bed.

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Worst in the list of 29 chains was Britannia Hotels , which for the second year running took the bottom slot – this year with a score of just 33%. Which? members criticised its hotels for being “ run down” and “well past their best-buy dates”.

Alex Neill said: “Once again, Premier Inn shows the rest how to do it - clean rooms and fantastically comfortable beds all at a reasonable cost, showing you don’t necessarily get higher standards for higher prices.”

Other high scorers include: Ibis Budget in second place, with a customer score of 71%, while Radisson Blu, Crowne Plaza and MacDonald shared third place, with a score of 70%.

The lower scoring hotels include: Days Inn Hotel, at 49% customer score; Old English Inn at 55%; and Premier Inn’s rival Travelodge at 58% - in the bottom half of the table.  

Which? also carried out a separate survey into small and medium hotel chains, finding that Malmaison came out on top and EasyHotels finished in last place.

HuffPost UK has contacted Britannia Hotels for comment and will update this article with a response.

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