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The Old Bakehouse

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Lower Church Street, Colyton, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yet another great time staying at the Old Bakehouse in Colyton Frances is such a fantastic host , Perfect location for exploring a beautiful area Comfortable room and fantastic choice for breakfast , Frances has recently introduced some different specials for breakfast which provide a great variety of food which is always excellent Highly recommended , wonderful 5 stars as... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback and so delighted we have given you a 5 star experience again!!! So lovely to welcome back our regular visitors , and we love trying to enhance the business with new ideas, new products and new menus. So pleased you liked the added specials, these are proving very popular , in addition to our... More 

Newquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting in the quaint old market town, steeped in history, The Old Bakehouse is unique with it's staircase meandering up through it's centre It's rooms all come off this core, they are spacious, light and airy, spotlessly clean and comfortable, and tastefully decorated with nice linens. Breakfast is beautifully cooked from locally sourced products and the menu has a great... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to feedback. We are always thrilled when we know we have achieved/exceeded our guests' expectations. The comments are so helpful and are a great encouragement to my team here! We enjoy hosting our guests and are consistently doing our utmost to make people's stays a great experience. So much regard is held in the... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visiting Colyton for the first time.I booked and checked into The Old Bakehouse with ease. The owner Francis was very welcoming and made me feel at home straight away. The room was perfectly clean and the bed was extremely comfortable - Francis appologised about the pink bathroom (soon to be refurbised) but the colour didnt matter - clean, well stocked... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your time and comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay, and you were able to have a great stay and a comfortable, peaceful sleep. We hope we can welcome you back here again sometime. Many thanks, Frances and Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This was a great place to stay, We arrived late unexpectedly after a camping trip, tired with 2 children. Francis was wonderfully welcoming flexible and respectful. The room was cosy and clean, breakfast delicious, the attention to detail excellent, kids loved it too! Thanks for a lovely stay at a very reasonable price.

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

It was so lovely that we were able to accommodate you and your lovely family. Thank you for taking the time to feedback, which new guests are reiterating is so helpful and so realistic. We hope that you may get back for longer sometime, and experience the family room!! So pleased you were happy here. Very grateful for your comments,... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

What good place to stay clean friendly and one of the best breakfast you will get. We stayed two nights room one . When we arrived we where greeted and bags taken to our room we where told all about the room and where breakfast would be taken showed the down stairs room given a key . There was plenty... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your first experience with us so much! It was great to meet you both and even better to know we lived up to your expectations and hopes. We look forward to welcoming you back here again. Best wishes, Frances. More 

Umina Beach, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We contacted Frances directly by email and she responded immediately then followed up with information by traditional post which reflects her attention to detail and a love of good old fashioned manners and standards. These standards continue with her B & B. She welcomed us with tea and biscuits and could not do enough to make us feel welcomed and... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you!! I am thrilled you had such a great experience here, so encouraging for the team. We were delighted to have you all here, just so sorry we couldn't keep you a little longer! Your time and comments are much appreciated , it is helpful that the little details do impact and are noticed. Thank you for... More 

Longfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Have been to Colyton again two years after my last visit and stayed at The Old Bakehouse again. I only stayed two nights but felt as if I had stayed a week I felt so relaxed. Frances, the proprietor, was still there and the B&B was just as lovely, if not better than I remembered it. It is so clean... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. So glad it went so well and you enjoyed your second stay as much, if not more! We are always delighted to welcome people back here again. We hope we can see you again before long. Many thanks, Frances. More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

I choose to celebrate my 50th birthday at The Old Bakehouse with family, having read others excellent reviews. Frances the owner made me so welcome and made me feel so special. The rooms were immaculate and beds comfy with good quality mattresses. Breakfast was great with a menu with something for everyone and high quality locally sourced ingredients were used.... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your b&b birthday break with us was so positive. We strive to make each stay personal and the best we can, and are always delighted ( and relieved!!) when we can exceed customers' expectations. We are always aiming for the highest standard, and consistency, and try to introduce new concepts or upgrades where we can.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I celebrated my 50th Birthday here with my family. Frances made such a fuss of me and made my day so special. The rooms are spotless and everything you might need is there for you. Iron, tea and coffee making facilities with more choices of teas/coffee than we have found in many hotels we have stayed in. The bed was... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

We are thrilled your birthday celebrations went so well here and that your stay was all you had hoped for. We really enjoyed hosting you all during that time. Your feedback is greatly valued , a great encouragement for us all, and a helpful guide for new bookings. We appreciate the time and effort people take to review their stay.... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

my family of 4 arrived on 22nd May for 2 nights whilst visisting our family who live in Colyton. We were greeted by Francis, what a wonderful lady, made us feel welcome from the 1st minute. Kids had a room to themselves across the hall from ours. Nice clean room with all the amenaties needed, beds incredibly comfy and the... More 

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francesColyton, Owner at The Old Bakehouse, responded to this review

A big thank you for your time in feeding back. The comments are a great help for us and a good guide for potential customers. I am so pleased your enjoyed your stay with us. We loved meeting you all and having you here. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Frances. More 

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