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The Bench Mark B&B

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I booked the Benchmark by chance, and will leave more to chance if this is the result. Adam has decorated and furnished the house to his taste, and it is charming, homely and immediately comfortable. I was in the midst of walking Offa's Dyke and, on a tight schedule, otherwise I would have stayed a further night at this delightful...

1Thank Steve M
Adam W, Guest Relations Manager at The Bench Mark B&B, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay Steve and happy to be of assistance. Hope the rest of the trip was blessedly uneventful... :-)

Dungog, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I've been coming here for several years when I visit from Australia and love the relaxed homely atmosphere that Adam provides. The new single bedroom is a delight and I really appreciated the comfortable bed and stylish decor. As an Australian visiting in autumn, the central heating is much appreciated. It's a delightful old cottage full of interesting nooks and...

1Thank SarahDungog
Adam W, Owner at The Bench Mark B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Sarah and so glad you enjoyed your stay. See you next year hopefully!

Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed at the benchmark after walking for about 7 hours or so and were pleased that it was easy to find the B & B in Kington. Let me say straight away that this is an unusual place to stay; it is very much a home that has a B & B element to it. Stay here and you...

1Thank cliveanixon
Adam W, Owner at The Bench Mark B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Clive - it's nice to be appreciated and so glad you enjoyed your stay!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My friend and i were in Kington on the way to walk the Offa dyke ,this B and B was close enough and so comfortable for weather beaten walkers....Adam the host goes out of his way to welcome guests..is informative about the area .and has a green and eco friendly business.A delicious choice of breakfast cooked to a high standard...

2Thank acrasia2013
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here during Hay festival. All reviews were excellent and I have to agree with them that Adam runs an excellent b&b and is a great host. It's very unusual as it's such an old house and Adam has furnished it really well. It's super clean and the breakfast is great with his home made marmalade. And there's a great...

Thank londonhillclimber
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I love quirky and did indeed love here. It's a really homely home where the owners are very ecologically friendly. They even make some of their own clothing (ask them about it, it's great). In the dining area you'll find historical pictures, musical instruments, a view out to a busy garden where vegetables are grown, and of course looms for...

Thank Daimon W
Aldbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We are in the throes of a long-distance walk and needed some extra 'beyond the call' help. Adam could not have done more for us and we are indebted to him. On top of that we fully support his Eco-friendly beliefs and credentials.

1Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Host Alan makes the walker feel very welcome at their arrival. The rooms are cosy, catered by Coffee and Tea and - for a change - not a television. The absense of the last proved to guarantee a good night's sleep without being woken by neighboring sounds. So I read my book. That was nice. Had a couple of nice...

Thank Jasper v
Cookstown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Have used as a stop-over on several occasions and found it a wonderful place to stay. OK, the bedrooms are not large, nor do they have ensuite facilities or TV but they are clean warm and comfortable. You will also appreciate the fresh milk, coffees, teas and infusions that your host Adam provides in the rooms. An interesting and quirky...

Thank Harry B
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Single room I stayed in was so cosy (As was the the entire place) & had such a comfortable bed! Brilliant breakfast including freshly ground coffee. Adam is so attentive. I was even asked if I had any dietary requirements. In a word… brilliant! Benchmark is a real treasure to Kington and the UK.

3Thank john w

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering comfortable, eco-friendly bed and breakfast accommodation in a TV-free environment, The Bench Mark has a decidedly 'homely' atmosphere, complete with resident cat. We are ideally placed for walking, cycling and general exploring, or as a relaxed stop-over for businessmen. Pricing is per room per night with good single occupancy rates. Bathroom facilities are shared. Kington is a delightful small town which is accessible by public transport for those who do not drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bench Mark B&B

Address: 21 Church Street, Kington HR5 3BE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Kington
Price Range: $120 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bench Mark B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask about the clothing!”
daim0nw, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Single room has more space.”
johnwZ946NA, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are lovely-one a twin and the other a double, so take your pick !”
amkewell, 11 May 2013 | Read review
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