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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2013

We stayed here for two nights in late November during our driving trip around the UK. Ray was very welcoming and gave us plenty of fantastic information about the area. The accommodation was very comfortable and breakfast was great. The location is great for walking around the town and while parking isn't directly on-site, it's essentially over the road and...

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

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to do a review, it is much appreciated. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Stratford. It was a pleasure to meet you. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2013

It's run by a husband and wife with their daughter (and dog, a beautiful golden Lab called Summer who is kept in the back, but can be brought out to say hi to dog lovers). It's got a great home feel. In addition, the food and accommodation are excellent - as is the price. It was the cheapest rate in...

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

Hi Cole, Thank you very much for the lovely and comprehensive review. We really appreciate it and note your comments. i would like to explain, for the benefit of future guests, why we do not permit take away food in the rooms. We have to think of other guests in the building as take away food is often greasy and...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2013

After reading all the previous excellent reviews we (my sister, mum and myself) were anticipating a good visit and stay! We did not have a good stay.......we had a fantastic stay!!!!! Everything everyone has wrote about this B&B is true in bucket loads! The family are so hard working and evidently passionate about their business. We arrived about 4ish after...

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

Hi Ladies, Thank you for the wonderful review, it means so much to us! Thank you for especially highlighting the dietary options. It was lovely to meet you all and we are so glad you had an enjoyable stay. Hope to see you again at some future date. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Leeds, Engladn
Reviewed 16 November 2013

stayed one night as visiting theatre. Very warmly welcomed with tea brought to our room and homemade biscuits. Nice spacious twin room with sitting area and good shower. Quiet. Free parking provided in nearby car park. Easy to walk to the theatre and river. Good breakfast. Would certainly stay again on a future visit to Stratford. Thank you!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us, it is much appreciated. We are so glad you had an enjoyable stay. We work very hard to ensure our guests needs are catered for and it is so nice when guests really appreciate it. Hope to see you again on some future occasion. Best wishes,...

macclesfield
Reviewed 12 November 2013

The warmest welcome, a lovely comfortable room and fabulous breakfast; what more could you ask for? We stayed one night in a cosy twin room, had free parking for the duration of our stay and were within strolling distance of the theatre. Highly recommended.

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

Hi Judith, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us, we really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope we have the pleasure again at some future date. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley Emsley Guest House

Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We stayed one night here on a theatre trip to Stratford. A warm welcome with tea or coffee offered. Lovely family room with everything we needed and access to two bathrooms, one ensuite and a private one outside the door. The whole house was beautifully decorated, in keeping with the age and nature of the building, a former nurses` home....

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

Thank you for the lovely review, it is much appreciated. We are glad you had a pleasant stay and liked the home made biscuits. It was a pleasure to meet you and hope we meet again one day. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Kralendijk, Bonaire
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We loved our stay very much. We were warmly welcomed by the Landlord, with fresh made biscuits in the room. He gave us a lot of information. It was very clean, the room was perfect and quiet, just what you're looking for in your holiday. Also on walking distance from the centre, so percect. We had a very nice breakfast...

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

Thank you for taking the time out to do a review for us, we really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and it was a pleasure to meet you. Maybe we will see you again on some future occasion. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2013

First class.Everything about this guesthouse is excellent.The welcome tour of the property by Ray was helpful and the room was so clean and well thought out.Great shower,great bed with quality linen.Breakfast was supurb and plentiful.This guest house is the only place to stay in Stratford and the price is real value.

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

Hi Laurence, Thank you so much for the lovely review, we really appreciate it. We are so glad you had a nice stay and it was a pleasure to meet you both. Thanks again for taking the time and trouble to do a review for us. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Travelled with my wife and daughter. Chose Emsley because of the reviews on Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed! The property is ideally situated for Stratford being only a 5 min walk into the centre. Emsley is well decorated throughout and our room was excellent. I can not improve on other reviewers opinions about breakfast only to agree totally with...

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

Thank you so much for the lovely review and fantastic comments! We are so glad you had a pleasant stay, and enjoyed the cream tea! It makes all the hard work worthwhile when our guests appreciate it. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again at some future date. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I stayed at the lovely Emsley Guest House during a quick overnight trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon and had such a wonderful stay. The closeness to the train station, the center of town, and the Royal Shakespeare Theater cannot be beat. Plus the extra amenities they offer is an excellent touch. I cannot recommend it enough!

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

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking time out to do a review for us, we really appreciate it. We are glad you had a good time in Stratford and hope the rest of your holiday was memorable. It was lovely to meet you. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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: $118 - $192 (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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