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The Old Rectory of St James

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay recently at this B&B. My husband stayed here last year and praised it so much I had to see it for myself. I was in no way disappointed. Beautiful place, wonderful hosts who are two of the loveliest, warmest people we have met. Absolutely faultless in every way. Will stay again next year for sure!

Thank LaurenandFergus
Albufeira, Portugal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I researched a lot of hotels and B&Bs in the Telford area when planning our trip to Ironbridge Gorge. The reviews for The Old Rectory of St James (on TripAdvisor and elsewhere) were so full of praise that I immediately put it at the top of my list. The reviews speak for themselves; you could be forgiven for thinking they've...

Thank jill7054
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't fault it. Spotlessly clean, amazing attention to detail, lovely down duvets, homemade biscuits in room, perfectly cooked breakfast with local produce and friendly, helpful service. accommodated my late arrival.

Thank mhicks_145675
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect place for a stay in the Telford area. The whole guest house and gardens are spotlessly clean and your hosts, Adrian and Rosemary are very welcoming and accommodating of your every wish. upon arrival , you will be welcomed with a lovely coal fire in the lounge with some beautiful home baked cakes and coffee. the rooms are...

Thank phalinmegob
Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

There is nothing more that this property could possibly offer for the traveler. We also own a B&B and during out 13 week tour of England, we compared our lodgings with our own property in a bench marking exercise, because as any B&B owner would know, each property has some unique features. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay. We did stay in...

Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The best B&B I know. A perfect stay as usual. The cake was beautiful and catered for the Vegan in our party. Superb breakfast in a quiet peaceful location but handy for local attractions. Adrian and Rosemary were brilliant hosts.

Thank 710Elizabeth
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I have to start by saying, this is the best B&B I have ever stayed in. I'm not normally one for B&B's as I like to know what standard of accommodation I'm looking at but The Old Rectory of St James could definitely convert me! I would almost go as far as saying it could give most boutique hotels a...

Thank Chloe G
Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Rectory is in a quiet and peaceful place. The owners Adrian and Rosemary were lovely hosts and all we needed was to hand. Our stay was short but we will definitely return when next in the area. This part of Telford is excellent to be able to see close at hand the past history of the area alongside the...

Thank jeffreyr884
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Second visit this year. Best guest house/B&B I have ever used. Couldn't fault it in any way. Food supurb. Owners very friendly and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. And as good as any large hotel I have ever used. Recommend it to anybody.

Thank Bernard R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place is definitely deserving of all of the good reviews, I had a lovely stay. I stayed for 3 nights and had breakfast every day which was delicious and dinner one night with all either home grown or locally sourced ingredients. My vegetarian needs were well accommodated. Rooms were spotless and bed was very comfy. Adrian and Rosemary were...

Thank Catchingdreams87

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ideal choice for Business and Pleasure. Rosemary and Adrian are delighted to welcome you to this period Georgian Guest House, set in a quiet oasis, within easy reach of the bustling centre of Telford, the footpaths over the Shropshire hills and historic Ironbridge. Originally the Rectory of St James' Church from the 17th century to about 1975, it now provides quality bed and breakfast accommodation, with charm and character, and that little bit extra. We delight in providing a welcoming atmosphere where the simple things are done well; a vase of freshly cut flowers in your room: Afternoon Tea to greet you on your arrival: a well cooked breakfast of locally produced ingredients with homemade bread and jams plus eggs from our own hens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Rectory of St James

Address: | Stirchley Village, Telford TF3 1DY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Telford
Price Range: $168 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Rectory of St James 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Most rooms on the first floor, but there's a ground-floor room with direct access to the car park - ideal for anyone with limited mobility.”
 of 5 bubbles jill7054, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was very comfortable and all that we needed was available and more.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffreyr884, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Besselow room is pure luxury!”
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“Large bath is fantastic”
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“Rooms overlooking the garden would give a guest great pleasure.”
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