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Avonlea Guesthouse

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clare and Rob couldn't do enough to make us comfortable and welcome. The room was a good size (we stayed in the family room on the top floor) and the bathroom was immaculate and modern with a large powerful shower. We drank copious amounts of tea, but there was always a supply of fresh milk and jugs available in the...

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked Avonlea a few years ago after reading several reviews on accommodation in Stratford. In truth, most of the reviews undersold it. Yes it is only 5 minutes from the theatre etc, yes the rooms are a good size and clean and tidy, yes there is a good choice of breakfast, yes there is car parking, but most importantly...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location, the main attractions just 10 minutes walk. Town centre a short walk away. Clare and Rob are such friendly people, they made sure we had enough to eat and drink at breakfast and in our rooms, gave advice on where to go and how to get there, generally nice people to talk to and it wasn't your usual...

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Nicole Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are really glad you enjoyed your surprise break. It was lovely to meet you both, we always like to get our know our guests and find out what they would like to do during their visit as everyone is different. Our recommendations always change based on what someone is...

Girvan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly welcoming owners, spotlessly-clean & comfortable accommodation with plentiful teabags, shampoos etc; excellent breakfast. Close to town. All the benefits of a Stratford hotel at half the price. Wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Derek Thank you very much for your review, it was lovely to welcome you back to Avonlea. Thank you for your comments on the cleanliness, we make every effort to ensure standards are met. After years of working in larger hotels and restaurants we have learnt what guests like and we do our best to replicate this at Avonlea...

Bristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as you arrive at Avonlea you are made to feel very welcome by Rob and Clare. The house is clean and comfortable. The rooms are a good size and there is no need to pack shower gel, shampoo, etc. There is a wide choice for breakfast, which is delicious and cooked to order. Avonlea is very conveniently situated....

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Sally Thank you very much for your review, it is always a pleasure to welcome you to Avonlea on your many trips to Stratford each year. We are glad you appreciate all of the hard work we put into making a stay at Avonlea special. We look forward to seeing you again for the Shakespeare summer school Kind regards...

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cannot fault this place at all. Lovely rooms, very comfortable beds, nicely decorated common areas, gorgeous breakfast, free parking, a short walk from town. To top that off, Rob & Clare are perfect hosts. Definitely one of the best B&B's I've ever stayed at.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Adam Thank you for your very kind review, it was lovely to welcome you to Avonlea. We always enjoy chatting with our guests and getting to know them. We are glad you enjoyed our breakfast we are very lucky to have some wonderful local suppliers. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Rob

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Rob and Clare are quiet persons, didn't talk much during our stay. The rooms are clean and the shower is fantastic. However, not many parking spaces available. Think twice if you intend to leave your car there and walk around the town.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are truly sorry we did not meet your expectations it genuinely upsets us if any of our guest leave unhappy. We have been running Avonlea nearly 6 years and this is only our 4th, 3 Star review. We are sorry you did not find us very chatty we always like to welcome our guests...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Just returned from another great stay at the Avonlea. Breakfast is superb and location is great for the theatre and Stratford upon Avon as a whole. Rob and Clare do everything they can to make your stay as great as possible. Already have 3 more visits planned for 2017.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Paul Thank you for your kind review, it is fantastic you take the time after each of your stays with us to place a review. I think it really speaks for itself that you visit roughly 4 times a year and it is always lovely to welcome you back and we look forward to seeing you for the rest...

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had a lovely stay at Avonlea. Great location for walking to all the must see tourist attractions, and to and from the RSC Theatre, We were treated very well by the friendly host and hostess. As vegans we often find it a mission to get good breakfast, but at Avonlea it was no problem and we had no-fuss excellent...

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Dorothy Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on our friendliness and the service we provide. Like yourselves many people are shocked about how well we cater for various diets and intolerances. We will generally have vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free products in all the time and are...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Fantastically located, useful free parking, immaculate rooms, fabulous hosts Rob & Claire, best full English breakfast we've had in a long, long time, also lots of other choices at breakfast, wonderful yogurts and locally made jams, shampoo. conditioner & shower gel were beautifully fragranced, it really just was the little touches. We have found a fantastic B&B and would recommend...

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Tracey Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is lovely to see you noticed all of the little touches that are so often missed in B&B's and hotels. We go to great lengths to make sure we can offer our guests the best experience possible. We hope to welcome you back...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Avonlea is the winner of the coveted Pride of Stratford Hospitality Business of the Year Award 2015, Coventry & Warwickshire Tourism and Culture Awards Best B&B/Inn 2015 and 4 star rated with Visit Britain. Located to the south of the river just five minutes' walk from the town centre and it's attractions including the RSC and Shakespeare's Birthplace. Avonlea has eight bedrooms with comfy beds in well-appointed light and airy rooms. We offer a superb full English breakfast using quality local produce. Guests are assured of a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere. Special weekly rates are available. Free onsite parking and WiFi available. What really sets Avonlea apart is owners Rob and Clare's flair for hospitality. It's in their blood - Rob is the son of award winning hoteliers (English Tourist Board Hotel of the Year runners up among many other awards) and after attending catering college they met while earning their spurs at one of Lancashire's finest Michelin starred hotels and restaurant. They will make you feel welcome and relaxed, you will be impressed by their high standards of housekeeping and their attention to detail. We look forward to offering you a warm and friendly welcome to Avonlea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avonlea Guesthouse

Address: 47 Shipston Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range: $63 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Avonlea Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Clare and Rob offer suggestions to suit individual requirements. We have at various times used 3 different rooms, all have been excellent”
St3v3P64, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 6 on the top floor a spacious family room for just us two. Overlooked the wheel.”
nicolegZ7909JP, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good and comfortable”
160SallyB, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had room 7 on the top floor, overlooking the main road, but we heard little noise from traffic.”
602JackieM, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 is at the back and maybe quieter”
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