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Herne Lea Guest House

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15 Station Road, Ilminster TA19 9BE , England
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Herne Lea Guest House
Ranked #4 of 12 Ilminster B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We were made to feel very welcome by Mel & Carol, lovely comfortable room, excellent quality breakfast with plenty of choice. Easy links to motorway network and the A303 ,would highly recommend a stay for both pleasure and business.

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melbo53067, Owner at Herne Lea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here . We have now decided it's time to retire and have sold the guest house. The new owners will be using the house as a private residence and therefore we will be closing at the end of January. Thanks to everone for all your... More

Gesves, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

That's the second time we stay in this nice place . All is perfect , the rooms , the decoration , the excellent breakfast and mainly the warm welcome of Mel and Carole . Thanks a lot for that ; Huguette and Jean-Louis ( Belgium )

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

My mum and I stayed overnight en route to Devon. Having stayed in many B&B's, this is probably the best! Wonderful warm welcome, beautiful house,lovely hosts and the most delicious breakfast. Just wish we could have stayed longer!

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Having stayed at dozens of guest houses in the Uk, I can't remember a better one than Herne Lea. It is managed very professionally by Carole and Mel, for whom nothing is too much trouble. The breakfasts are excellent, the rooms are spotless and most characterful. You won't find any shabby fittings or faded furniture in this house. We have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

I'm not a fan of b&b a generally and so was a little apprehensive when my Husband told me he had booked this for two nights whilst we attended a family wedding. I have been converted and my fears unfounded with this beautifully presented and spacious house. The couple running it are warm, welcoming and really can't do enough for... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I stayed here with my girlfriend for one night late July 2013. From the moment my girlfriend booked our stay to the moment we left we cannot fault the customer service and quality we received. The owners welcomed us on arrival and showed us the facilities (we had the top room which was fantastic), they also explained the local area... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Needed a place to stay to visit new great grandson and decided on Herne Lea Guest House. Very easy online booking. Very warm and welcoming. Very spacious comfortable room and bathroom with both shower and bath available. Good views over the park. Close to the town center and buses. Very good selection available for breakfast, however, can recommend the 'west... More

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Feckenham, Worcestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We stayed at Herne Lea at the weekend as we were attending a wedding nearby. We found the whole place and Mel and Carole to be very friendly and inviting. The beds were extremely comfy - I don't think I've ever slept so well in a guest house! The breakfast was fantastic. I had the eggs benedict and was very... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Organised a girlie weekend and found this Guesthouse and liked the layout of the website and the hosts sounded lovely so thought why not! Well we werent disappointed. Made to feel so welcome as soon as the frontdoor opened. Nothing was too much trouble including putting ice into my water bottle for the trip home. Breakfast was awesome with all... More

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Wallingford, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

My 2 good friends and I needed somewhere to meet (2 of us Oxfordshire, 1 Cornwall) for a girlie get together, and Herne Lea was the ideal place. It is a homely, welcoming guest house with Mel & Carole being fantastic hosts. The room was very comfortable for the 3 of us, with great provisions of tea, coffee and biscuits!... More

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Melvyn B, Owner at Herne Lea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Lizzie for your kind review of your stay with us,We are so pleased you all enjoyed your visit and that you were able to catch up with your news.We hope to see you all again soon. More

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Address: 15 Station Road, Ilminster TA19 9BE , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Also Known As:
Herne Lea Guest House Ilminster, Somerset

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