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Wonderful family B&B! Beautiful room, lovely little extras - dressing gown, Nespresso, etc. A truly gorgeous house which feels very like being at home - if only home were like this! Great value - there is cheaper around but not of this calibre. The owners also have a pub down the road - fabulous skate wing, busy and friendly. I...

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at this friendly b&b on the 18th Feb as we were going to a function locally. We had a warm welcome and showed to our lovely room which was very comfortable, large bed, tv tea and coffee, bottled water and biscuits! Breakfast was very good, cooked breakfast, cereals fruit and yoghurt, tea coffee juice all cooked fresh by the...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Room and facilities were good. Good wifi. Big cosy bed, great shower. No evening meal. Ate at recommended local pub - food there was very poor quality. Not good sound partitions... Other guests arrived at all hours and disturbed our sleep. Ok for a night stop-over before an early flight. Eat out before arrival.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Had two nights here on business at the airport. Considering how close to the airport hardly any plane noise so good nights sleep, comfortable bed helped with this. Early starters no option for a cooked breakfast but that was no problem for me as shouldn't have one too often anyway! The bathroom for the blue room is not ensuite but...

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thessaloniki
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I can only say : soooo beautiful, I thought I took part in an English movie. We booked the Hotel because we lost our flight ! But for sure it was a big surprise :) Clean rooms very nice bed wifi !! The landlord was very kind. Just feel like home Love the place

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016

A hotel which is located only 5 minutes away by car to Stansted airport, a nice charming B&B with nice rooms and clean bathrooms where you can leave your car after you leave for only £5 per night (£9.50 is taxi fee to the airport). Highly recommended for Stanted.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

What a great B&B great welcome Linda made me feel at home when I arrived, the bed is massive you can get lost in it, the shower is amazing.the owners own the local pub the lion and lamb and if you want to drink they will take you but its only 1 mile down the road. Nice pub good food.The...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This was my second visit to the White House. The consistency of service. We were met on arrival and welcomed by our hosts. We had a different room this time, which was very clean with very luxurious cotton linen on the beds. We can also recommend their sister business the 'Lion & Lamb' for dinner which is just down the...

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I made a last minute booking at the White house as I had to be at the airport at 5 am. Linda was most accommodating and fitted me in even though she was fully booked. I was given a lovely room with its own bathroom. The White House has a very high standard of cleanliness and all of the extras...

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lindawilk, Owner at The White House, responded to this review

Thanks Sandy, Glad you enjoyed it once again.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Little place off the Standsted airport. Make sure to call 10 minutes before arriving as the own a pub down the road and might be there. Wished we would have stayed here our entire trip to London. Bed with attached bath was excellent! Breakfast in the morning was also very delicious and filling!

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lindawilk, Owner at The White House, responded to this review

Thank you, We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The White House is a delightful 15th Century Grade II listed manor house set in one acre of attractive gardens providing a relaxing atmosphere for all. Having been awarded 4 Yellow Stars by the AA for its outstanding facilities and service and the prestigious Enjoy England Silver Award, The White House is also highly recommended by the English Tourist Board. Having been refurbished by Mike and Linda, The White House offers first class bed and breakfast accommodation in comfortable surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White House

Address: The White House Smiths Green | Dunmow Road, Takeley CM22 6NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Takeley
Price Range: $119 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The White House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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