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Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel

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Prince of Wales Road, Norwich NR1 1DX England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#12 of 49 hotels in Norwich
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Culture vulture or night owl? Get the best of both with Premier Inn Hotel Norwich Nelson City Centre. Next to the River Wensum in the historic heart of Norwich, you'll be well placed for exploring all the business and leisure destinations the city has to offer. Cheer on your team at Norwich City Football Club. Discover the spirit of Norwich at the Cathedral. Or indulge in some retail therapy at Castle Mall or Intu Chapelfield shopping centre. Then head back for a tasty meal in our restaurant and a great night's sleep in your huge, comfy bed.
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Paid private parking on-site
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Kids stay free
Highchairs available
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Parking garage
Wifi
Paid internet
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Wardrobe / closet
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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River View
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Languages Spoken
English
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FrankJ123 wrote a review Jan 2021
Whitchurch, United Kingdom276 contributions137 helpful votes
My only regret on this visit to Norwich on this occasion was to stay at this hotel at this time and not be able to sample the benefits of its location. In the heart of the towns entertainment area and next to the river what a shame l could not make any use of it due to COVID 19. All the staff that I came into (socially distanced) contact with were polite and helpful, great location, good parking, I will hopefully be back when, if ever we get back to normal.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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BristolProbey wrote a review Oct 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom84 contributions71 helpful votes
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Just spent a fab week in this hotel, all staff were friendly and helpful, special mention to Dee Covid precautions were excellent with sanitizers all the way through the hotel and arrows on the floor (pity some people could not read and follow the arrows the right way.) Any provisions needed i.e. towels/tea & coffee were requested through reception, leaving us in our own little bubble, it was quite funny as one morning I had to replenish the toilet tissue and soap felt like part of the staff. Yes it is a bit dated but it all depends on what standard you are looking for in a budget hotel.Railway station right opposite and train fares not too expensive, went to Great Yarmouth & Cromer.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Roger D wrote a review Dec 2020
Abingdon, United Kingdom173 contributions106 helpful votes
We choose Premier Inn because you know exactly what you will get. And that is what we got. Lots of parking, decent room, for not much money. Room was fine, well appointed and looked reasonably well maintained. Quiet at night time. Staff seemed friendly - only interacted with them a couple of times, but each request was met with a smile and a swift response. The area surrounding the hotel is fine - nice to be by the river. Prince of Wales road appears to be the "clubbing" street which you have to walk through from the city centre - which may bother some people when clubs are actually allowed to open. My only negative is it is a bit dingy getting from the road to reception down a dark alley filled with litter and there are often people hanging around here and in the car park for a smoke who arent residents (as it is partially undercover). If you drive in, you miss the alley. However, I'd recommend if staying in Norwich.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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BackPacker647977 wrote a review Oct 2020
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We live in the city centre but due to having a new floor laid decided to stay here for a Fri and Sat night. Great welcome and lovely comfy family room. My 2.5 Yr old was having the time of her life as she thought she was on holiday (not much to compare it to this year unfortunately).. We booked full breakfast both mornings and even though we intended to go out for dinner.. both nights we ended up in the restaurant downstairs. Great service.. All the ladies and gents who looked after us, were superb. A big thankyou you made things very enjoyable. The food was good no complaints and the atmosphere was really lovely. Times are very tough in the hospitality industry at present so we definitely appreciated all your hard work.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Abbie wrote a review Oct 2020
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No plug sockets next to bed. WiFi did not work on laptop and was very slow on mobile phones Air con noisy and did not seem to warm up or cool down the room. There were cobwebs covered in dust on the ceiling and on top of head board. Only get one set of pillows so need to ask reception for another set. Due to covid, coffee and tea etc does not get refilled every day so have to go to reception to get more. Could do with modernising compared to other Premier Inn hotels. Easy to check in and out. We had the top river room. There are two separate windows so didn’t hear the traffic. Only 10-15 minute walk to the town centre and 5 minute walk to the restaurants and bowling. Big tv with very comfy bed. Decent bathroom with powerful shower and big towels. Shower gel available and big mirror in bathroom. Black out curtains were a live saver.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$37 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
premier inn norwich nelson city centre hotel norwich, nelson city centre norwich
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Swallow Hotel Nelson
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaNorfolkNorwich
NUMBER OF ROOMS
185
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Frequently Asked Questions about Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel?
Nearby attractions include Clued Up! Escape Rooms (0.3 km), St Julian's Shrine (0.4 km), and Bar 11 (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gem of Norwich, Bella Italia, and Rooftop Gardens.
Is Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Norwich.
Are there any historical sites close to Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cryptic Escape (0.6 km), History Mystery (0.6 km), and Norwich Cathedral (0.5 km).
Does Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Premer Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.