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London, United Kingdom
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We had a very pleasant, quiet room at the back of the house which is in a good location a few minutes walk from all Stratford's main attractions. Emsley Guest House is run by Ray and Melanie, with their daughter Hayley. They gave us a warm welcome and made sure we had a really nice stay.

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Shropshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Book direct.. So lovely Ray, Melanie and Hayley... nothing to much trouble, loads of information in room folders, and you only have to ask. Great personal touch you could fill in your own time and menu for breakfast. Plus u could book a packed lunch, and afternoon tea plus more. Also brought us a hot drink and lovely home made...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, it means a lot to us when guests appreciate what we do. Glad you liked the biscuits too - they do seem to go down well with our guests. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you again on another occasion. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friendly welcome by Ray with lots of information on what to do in Stratford upon Avon. I stayed two nights in a single room with a double bed. The B&B was spotlessly clean, warm, comfortable and I slept soundly. Melanie arranged for me to have vegan breakfast during my stay and I highly recommend the homemade marmalade, delicious! The...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Susan, Thank you for the lovely review and your kind comments, we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, especially the home made marmalade! It was a genuine pleasure to meet you and we hope to see you again one day. Thanks again. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty breakfast, home made jams and marmalade. Great location for exploring Stratford upon Avon short walk to centre of town and places linked to Shakespeare. Amazing shortbread cookies, tx for recipe

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review, it means a lot to us. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay and we hope to see you again. Let me know how the biscuits turn out! Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, close to theatre and the toursit attractions. Very welcoming, we stayed there for 2 nights, Ray and the family are very friendly and helpful. Oh yes, yummy breakfast with a number of choices. Highly recommend!

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Iris, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to do a review, we really appreciate it. We are pleased you enjoyed staying with us and we hope the rest of your holiday was great too. Maybe we will see you again one day. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed two nights at the Emsley whilst visiting the RSC Theatre. It's a great place to stay, perfectly located close to the centre of town and easily within walking distance of the theatre. The room at the top of the building was ideal, large and comfortable (with welcoming home made biscuits and fresh tea brought up to the room)....

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for taking the trouble to do a review for us, it is much appreciated. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again on some future occasion. Thanks again. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

shuswap Lake
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Just left the Emsley after a wonderful 3 night stay. Loved Stratford and more importantly loved this charming home. Ray and Melanie were fantastic hosts, providing not only a delicious breakfast with homemade jams & marmalade, but lots of information about the town and surrounding area. Melanie's shortbread cookies were a great surprise on the beverage tray in our room....

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Pat, Thank you so much for the lovely review, it means a lot to us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a great pleasure to meet you and chat with you. Thanks again. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. It is within walking distance of the town centre. The accommodation was very clean and comfortable and the breakfast excellent. The owners Ray, Mel and Hayley were very friendly and helpful and I would certainly recommend it. .

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. We really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a real pleasure to meet you both. Best wishes, Ray, Mel & Hayley

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This quaint B n' B was the perfect place for our stay in Stratford-upon-Avon. Comfortable bed and blush pillows, quiet building, and lovely owners. Breakfast was delicious with all the homemade touches. Just a stones throw from the town center with free parking. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Kim, Thank you so much for the lovely review, it means so much to us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, however brief, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Thanks again for your kind comments. It was a real pleasure to meet you both. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in July. Perfect location, very clean and breakfast was just first class. Hosts couldn't have been any better. Wonderful just being able to walk into town. Would be happy to recommend to family and friends. Thank You Jenny and Dave

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jenny & Dave, Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review, we really appreciate it. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay and we hope to see you again one day. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Emsley is a newly refurbished four star rated Victorian Town House Bed and Breakfast, centrally located, five minutes walk from town centre and Shakespeare's birthplace. We are also the closest B&B to the train station.All rooms are en suite, centrally heated, tastefully decorated with generous tea and coffee making facilities home made shortbread biscuits, LCD TV/DVD with Freeview, free WiFi and free parking. Spacious family rooms sleep up to five adults. Special diets catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emsley Guest House

Address: 4 Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range: $114 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Emsley Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We were at the back of the house, and the room was very quiet.”
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