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Avonlea Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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47 Shipston Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LN, England
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Avonlea Guesthouse
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here March 6-8th, going to the Swan Theatre and looking round Stratford on the Saturday. This Guest House is very well situated, very well run by some very friendly people, and the room was comfortable, clean and the breakfast excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would certainly return. - Vivien and Gary Morse

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Vivien & Gary Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. As you mention we are very well located just ½ a mile from the RSC and Swan theatre. We are glad you enjoyed your stay it always makes us happy to hear this. We look forward to welcoming you to Avonlea on you next... More 

Chesham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avonlea is a lovely guest house! The parking was very convenient; the room was exceptionally clean and the welcome was warm. Added to this was a very hearty, tasty breakfast at a very reasonable price. We would stay again.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Paul Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed our breakfast and noticed how clean we aim to keep Avonlea. We hope to welcome you go Avonlea again in the future. Rob & Clare More 

Staffordshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a one night stay at Avonlea, and we were really impressed. We were in a family room at the back of the house, with views of the butterfly farm and the RSC in the distance. The room was comfortable and with all the amenities you'd require, including hot water bottles! (Not that we needed them... More 

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello luluw127 Thank you for you kind words. We are glad you noticed all the little touches that we provide to make your stay more comfortable. Like you say the weather this weekend was glorious, although we will try - the weather is one thing that we are not able to guarantee on your next visit! I am sorry you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hello - just wanted to say I have stayed at the Avonlea many times and each time it is a lovely experience. The Avonlea recently won "The Pride of Stratford" and a really well deserved award that is. Rob and Clare go out of their way to make you stay as pleasant as possible. Another 3 trips planned this year.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Paul for your review and mentioning our Pride of Stratford Hospitality Business of the Year Award. As we spoke about when you were here the award meant a lot to us as it is due to a lot of hard work here at Avonlea. What means more to us though is guests like you coming back time and... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent room, with a very large comfortable bed. Tatsefully decorated. En-suite - well appointed, classy feel. However, very cosy. not much room. Whilst breakfast was good, did not quite come up to the standard of the room. Coffee was very weak.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello TonyW Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed the room; from your comment on the large bed I think you stayed in one of our super king rooms. We personally love big beds too; however we are sorry that this made the room feel a little snug for you. It is nice to hear you found... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you are visiting stratford and looking to stop in accommodation which is near to all facilities, has warm and welcoming owners, well equipped rooms and lovely breakfasts at a reasonable price then the Avonlea is the place for you. We chose to stop here based on the 5star rating on tripadvisor and were not disappointed at all. It was... More 

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi nottinghamnikki Thank you for your lovely review. It is always nice to hear that our guests appreciate what we do. What is even more pleasing is when they recommend us to friends and also return themselves. We look forward to welcoming to the Avonlea in the future. Rob & Clare More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Cracking little guesthouse. Warm welcome, comfy room and genuinely great breakfast. Easy to get to the town centre, 5-minute walk to the RSC theatre. Very good value for money. It's clear that a lot of love and thought has gone into making this place what it is.

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TravelCouple81, Owner at Avonlea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi SierraPapa Thank you for your comments. We are very glad you appreciate the love and care we put into making Avonlea a warm welcoming place to stay. We aim to make Avonlea good value as you say whilst not missing out on the little extras. We hope to see you back with us again soon. Rob & Clare More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The hotel was very nice, the room was a good size and very cosy. It is only a short walk from the town centre and major attractions. The breakfast was very nice and the owners Rob and Clare were very welcoming. The room was good value for money and we would stay there again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

You couldn't ask for anything more from Rob and Claire at Avonlea. Very warm welcome, comfortable rooms and an excellent breakfast. Avonlea ticks the boxes in every way, fantastic location as only five minutes walk from the town centre, with The Bear pub a short walk away that serves fantastic ales and on the banks of the Avon. Rob and... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It's rare I write a review like this!! This place is superb in every way from the welcome given by Rob & Claire to the rooms and food at breakfast, it has everything right. The service is polite and genuine without being over bearing and nothing is too much trouble, Robs breakfasts are up there with the best I have... More 

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