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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Ivinghoe LU7 9DY, England
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The Brownlow
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hertfordshire England
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32 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to the Brownlow and it was just as good on the second visit. Lovely big room, nice and warm. Sue is friendly and welcoming and provides a lovely fresh and hot breakfast. Right on the edge of the canal. We like to stay here when having dinner at The Kings Head just a mile away.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I stayed with my son as a half way point during a two day walk between Christmas and the New Year. Contrary to a couple of other reviews I found the hosting refreshingly good. The lady host (whose name I've forgotten - Sue I think) was direct (no nonsense) and pleasant, also very accommodating. the room was adequately sized (the... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This B&B is well worthy of it's AA rating. Our hosts were helpful and very friendly and the accommodation matched good 4 star hotels and bettered many. Breakfast was excellent. Our room was one of several in converted stables once used for the horses of the bargees plying the adjacent canal.

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just stayed for the first time at The Brownlows. Fabulous location. Fantastic accommodation. Excellent hosts. Great attention to detail and no expense spared on the rooms. Breakfast was excellent too. Great canal walks on the doorstep, fantastic local pubs. Will definitely return. Phil and Julia.

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

A lovely location by the bridge leading to towpath walk along the Grand Union canal. Close to small village with nice pubs. Very good standard of accommodation, large, comfortable bed, spotless room with tea&coffee tray. Really nice, helpful owners. Only criticism would be the very early breakfast and check-out times which we've never found in the many other B&Bs/hotels we've... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed for three days with our 8 year old and loved it. Sue and Eric could not have been more warm and charming. The rooms are perfect. Clean, modern and comfortable. The beds are comfortable. There are loads of towels. And the view of the canal and the canal boats is just lovely. I am surprised at some of... More 

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Matlock derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

There is no expense spared in the room decor here. It was so beautiful, a really special place to stay. The room was a treat. Old converted stables with gorgeous furniture, 100% white soft cotton sheets, high ceilings, beams, remote control skylight. Superb! Breakfast was everything u could want served at a large & lovely solid farmhouse table. Hostess helpful... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

This place offers a clean, adequate room with a comfortable bed & pleasant bathroom. The breakfast was fine. However, I have never yet come across such terrible hosting- being made to feel like the person you were paying was doing you a favour to let you stay- but they weren't happy about it. We stayed for a wedding & as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Sue and Eric's B & B has a lovely location by the side of the Grand Union canal, convenient for lovely walks or in my case painful runs ! My wife and I had a great room, which, have I think, have been converted from stables. Bed was comfy with a nice duvet and after a good nights sleep all... More 

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Hertfordshire England
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32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We had room one, a big comfortable room with an extra bed should you need it. The bed was so comfortable with a big squashy duvet. Sue was a really nice lady and very helpful, helped us find the place and booked our cab to go out to dinner. After a good English breakfast we were on our way. We... More 

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Address: Ivinghoe LU7 9DY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Ivinghoe
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brownlow 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Brownlow Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire

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