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Achill Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   35 Hampton Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0NR, England
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Ranked #3 of 5 Knowle B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for the first time for 2 nights when visiting the gadget show at Birmingham NEC at the weekend. Friendly owner Mary gave us a choice of large doubles upstairs and was very welcoming with instant info on the village and places to eat. Knowel is an excellent location for the NEC as it took 10mims to drive there... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from 5 nights at the Achill. I understand they are updating the guest house but our room was shabby and grubby. Mary is a lovely lady and the breakfast was great and very good value but our room needed a good clean. The only very small bin in our room was still full of previous occupants rubbish. It... More

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isle of wight
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

spent 3 nights here last weekend,mary is a very friendly lady, very clean and tidy room and what a bed.it was a super king size and was very comfy as well.would stay again when coming to birmingham,the breakfast for £5 is brilliant.dont be fooled by all you can eat breakfast for 3.99 at the wilson arms as you pay 1.99... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Spent one night at Achill (still dont know how to pronounce it!) I ended up with a family room due to me booking late and availability, bigger than I needed but no complaints. The room was clean and in good order, warm, with comfy beds. The full English breakfast was superb and considering you can also have cereal and toast... More

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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Just spent a lovely weekend at Achill Gaust House with my husband,it was our 4th visit over the last 4 years.The owners have been updating the house since our last visit and there is a lovely new porch area where you can sit and wait for a taxi or just chat with fellow gausts. We stayed in room 5 at... More

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Loddon,near Nirwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We have just returned from a two night stay at Achill Guest House,and enjoyed our stay immensely.The room was clean and welcoming,the bed very comfy,the breakfast was excellent,and Mary,the landlady is such a lovely person who is interesting to chat to and very helpful.Nothing is too much trouble for her.We walked down to the pub on the corner and had... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

This B&B is ideally situated if your visiting the NEC. the lady who runs it is lovely and can't do enough to help. The rooms are ok but maybe not worth the price of £50 per night inc breakfast. However the bed was massive with memory foam pillows and a huge tv. There were slight cosmetic issues such a crack... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Lovely lady who runs the place and breakfast was nice but a bit over priced as the pub 2 sec down the road does all you can eat for £3.99. Lots of places to eat near by including a carvery within walking distance. All rooms are open in the house until occupied which in my view should be closed and... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Booked as attended a study day. Looks tired from the outside but owner explained awaiting planning permission so in the middle of refurbishment. Room clean and hugh bathroom!!!!! Owner- Mary what a lovely lady. Extremely helpful with fantastic information pack. A great place to stay as close to knowle with at least 15 place to eat within walking distance. Mary... More

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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012 via mobile

Warm welcome. Comfortable, clean, really nice bedroom, great night's sleep. Breakfast fantastic. Really close to village centre with lots of restaurants for evening meal. We will definitely be back again.

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Also Known As:
Achill Guest House Knowle, West Midlands
Address: 35 Hampton Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0NR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Solihull > Knowle
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Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Knowle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Achill Guest House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family run Guest House; all our rooms are en-suite. We have singles, doubles, family triple and a 2 room suite; not all rooms are available online - please call for availability. The accommodation is situated 100 metres from Knowle village High St, where there are over twelve restaurants within walking distance which will allow you to experience a different cuisine every evening. Whether on holiday or business we are ideally placed, just 1 mile from the M42 junction 5 and easy access to surrounding areas such as the NEC, Birmingham Airport, Solihull, Blythe Valley and Birmingham Business park It is the aim of Achill Guest House to provide a high standard of accommodation to business contractors and families at an affordable rate. Also for guests who require easy access to the surrounding areas or who plan to see the sights, Warwick and Stratford are also close by. Knowle: Knowle dates back to the time of King Edward I of England, over 700 years ago, when it had the status of Royal Manor. The Parish Church, which is still used today, was consecrated in 1403. There are many ancient buildings nearby, notably 16th-century Grimshaw Hall and the current library which dates back to Elizabethan times. The Guild House dates back to the 15th century and forms the core of a conservation area of which the restored Chester House is an outstanding feature. We offer spacious letting rooms and a residential lounge / Dining area. Please note we often upgrade the room size with no extra cost; please ask for details. All rooms have Tea/Coffee making facilities, colour television and telephone. We also have wireless internet, hair dryers, fans, and ironing facilities available. For guests who stay for longer periods of time we also have a microwave, fridge freezer, plates and cutlery to use , ideal for clients who are working in the area for long periods of time. ... more   less 
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