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The Plaine Guesthouse

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 October 2008

We spent a weekend at The Plaine and booked at the very last minute. This was not a problem and Steph was very helpful and extremely friendly. It was easy to find and there was even a small area of parking at the rear of the Hotel which was clearly signposted and provided a safe place for the car. On...

Thank Pja1986
Reviewed 16 September 2008

The Plaine is a lovely guesthouse; clean, friendly, comfy, lovely location and great owners. The breakfast was yummy and set us up for the day. The 2 local pubs are just a hop, skip and a jump away. There is a bus stop just outside the guesthouse which takes you into Bath city centre in about 30 mins. Longleat is...

Thank NottinghamPrincess
Reviewed 15 September 2008

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at The Plaine. Our room was lovely, 4 poster bed with views across the beautiful village of Norton St Philip. It was on the ground floor so ideal for people who have difficulty in with walking up stairs etc (like myself). Our hosts, Spehanie and Giles, were very friendly and nothing...

Thank scottjp
Reviewed 13 September 2008

One of the best B&B's that i've been to. Giles and Stephanie the owners are very chatty and are fantastic morning people. They were very chirpy and friendly to myself and my girlfriend. The breakfast was top notch. I would recommend this to anyone. In fact i already have.

Thank daveyand
Baku, Azerbaijan
Reviewed 23 July 2008

The plaine is a fabulous place, great atmosphere and modern with the beauty of an old house. Steph the owner was a fabulous lady and so helpful. I stayed with my 2 young children and we were made to feel most welcome. I would suggest to any thinking of staying in that area to stay at the plaine you won't...

Thank khepBaku
Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2008

'The Plaine' is set in the beautiful village of Norton St Philips, its an extrememly quaint and pretty little village. You know, stone cottages, winding roads, magnificent beamed buildings and even an old red telephone box! The plaine is in the heart of the village and whilsts there isnt actually too much to do in the village itself, it is...

Thank mimseymo
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 21 July 2008

It may have been raining our first day at The Plaine, but Stephanie Hill, our host, made the sun shine with her sparkling personality and wit, as she served a classic English breakfast to my husband and me. Tummies filled daily, we embarked on forays of discovery around Bath, an area of incomparable beauty and historic encounters. Our room and...

Thank savsteve
Reviewed 6 July 2008

Blown Away by the high standard of the accommodation. The location is fantastic and the standard of service and cleanliness is second to none.....Strongly advise a stay here and will definitely be back

Thank MallyBeckenham
London, UK
Reviewed 3 July 2008

We chose to stay at The Plaine as part of a trip to Longleat and also for my birthday! The location was just lovely; set on the corner plot of a small village with two local pubs and views to die for. The owners of the Plaine were both so nice and made us feel welcome right from our first...

1Thank Natarank
South East
Reviewed 23 June 2008

Beautiful setting and the hotel was fab. Rooms with four poster beds and everything that you need. Breakfast cooked by Giles and served by Stephanie with good banter! Local knowledge really good and very helpful. Would definately recommend to friends. The George is literally 2 dozen paces from the front door, where the food and drink is excellent, perhaps too...

Thank TheBrightons

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Minutes away from Bath City Centre, this 16th Century Guesthouse offers traditional charm, privacy and comfort. The beautiful Norton St Philip Village is quintessentially English and boasts England's Oldest Inn 'The George'. The Plaine is centrally located for Wells, Glastonbury, Stonehenge and Bath. The Plaine offers affordable luxury with rooms having Four Poster en-suite bedrooms. There is a regular Bus Service into Bath with Golfing, horse riding, walking, scenic and historic trails close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Plaine Guesthouse

Address: Bell Hill, Norton St Philip, Bath BA2 7LT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath > Norton St Philip
Price Range: $99 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Plaine Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Avoid the ground floor at all costs”
JonnyWildhorse, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We also had our dog with us so were offered the downstairs room nearest the road but really didnt have a problem with the noise as it is a very quiet village.”
515gaelb, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I think all the letting rooms are overlooking the road. Some may have more effective secondary glazing.”
Flower_golf, 5 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Bring some ear plugs just in case you're in the front ground floor room”
darrenb902, 16 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Not a room near the main façade. Never a triple room or an extra bed. Never paying for an extra adult. I just would not reccomend it.”
442albab, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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