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The Old Ale House Guest House

1 Batchworth Hill, Rickmansworth WD3 1JL, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We work away so we don't expect the ritz but .... The room smelt damp, the sheets were never changed or the room cleaned in 4days, the cups were left dirty, and to top it off a shared bathroom between 2 other rooms the shower was broke so was expected to share use of bath, ok if it's for one... More 

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Rickmansworth is a charming town with plenty of historic buildings. This is a lively community with many special events including "Ricky Week" which includes activities for all interests and age groups. The railway station is a 15 minute walk from The Old Ale House. From there high speed diesel trains whisk you into the centre of London in about 30... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Stayed at the Old Ale House recently. It is run by a charming couple for whom nothing was too much trouble. It is a lovely 500 year old house with exposed beams. My room was nice & comfortable and the breakfast they served up was excellent. Apparently, they have a number of regulars who keep coming come back. I will... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

I stayed at The Old Ale House last week. I'm working in the area for the next month and I'm completely new to the area. Very helpful friendly landlady (Jackie) - nothing is too much trouble. The house itself is 500 years old and is full of character and furnished sympathetically. Rooms are clean and cosy. The traditional tastey grilled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2010

....on a 128 day cycle tour of the UK. Totally charming lady runs the establishment and she kindly made me tea and toast as I arrived late, tired and soaked to the skin with no real desire to go out again that evening. The room was cosy and quaint and the whole house was spotless with antiques liberally on display... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2010

I have recently stayed at the Old Ale House due to working in Rickmansworth. The couple who run the B&B are very sweet however, the nightmare started when I got to my room, not only was there a distinct smell of dampness, when i picked my towel up to go and freshen up a little it had obviously not been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2010

I am a frequent visitor of the Old Ale guest house due to work commitments nearby. I have always found it to be a warm and friendly place to stay for numerous reasons. The lady and gentleman who own the quaint house have always made me feel very welcome. On arrival I am shown to my room of fresh clean... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2010

I have just returned home from staying in this lovely, characterful and charming B&B. I stayed with my husband and mother-in-law as we were going to a wedding very near by. We all enjoyed our stay at The Old Ale House very much indeed. The rooms and facilities were cosy and charming, the food was fantastic, even my mother-in-law who... More 

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Swansea, Wales
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2010

I travel very frequently and enjoy staying at B&Bs for their character and a simple nice stay. I called the Old Ale House Guest House over a month before my visit and was told that a single room was available and only £29.50 with bathroom and breakfast, but payment must be made in cash. I expressed how pleased I was... More 

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