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Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast

Barston Lane | Barston, Solihull B92 0JN, England
Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast
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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother, his wife and I were attending a nearby party last weekend and found the Gatehouse online - we were glad we did! It's a lovely rather grand Victorian house with large gardens near the pretty village of Barston. We were the only guests - good sized rooms overlooking the garden or fields. The rooms are traditionally furnished, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Can't recommend this B&B highly enough. A beautiful house with well-kept gardens and lovely rural views. Our room was large, well furnished and spotlessly clean. The well-cooked breakfast is served in a lovely dining room with views across the terrace and garden to open countryside. Jane and John made us feel very welcome and we would certainly stay there again.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely large quiet bedroom with good views over garden. Well cooked breakfast. Welcoming host. Very close to NEC and also Solihull station for trip into Birmingham Walked to a local pub for a meal in the evening.

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Köln
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's winter and it's cold (4° Celsius or 39° Farenheit) and it's already nice. How beautiful must this place be in summer? Nice gardens, extensive breakfast. Very clean. Not the most updated bathrooms, but who cares in such a nice environment. If you are looking for something in stainless stell without a heart and soul you shouldn't come here. If... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I stayed here for one night last weekend while attending Crufts. Although it was a very brief visit I was very impressed and would definitely stay there again. Jane, who runs this guest house, was very friendly and welcoming. My room was a great size, very clean and the bathroom was huge. The house itself is gorgeous, with a fantastic... More 

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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. Hope to see you next year. Best wishes, John & Jane More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I stayed for three nights on business and found The Gatehouse a haven of peace and tranquility at the end of long days, and very good value. The house is packed with original Victorian features — the staircase is amazing! — and my room was comfortable, cosy and spotless. There was something reassuringly British about the ensuite's salmon pink fittings... More 

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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and we have noted your helpful comments. Sorry you did not find the hair dryer, which was in the dressing table draw. Best wishes, John & Jane More 

Neubiberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A few short minutes from the hustle and bustle of Birminham and the NEC Jane Emmet runs this delightful bed and breakfast in a pocket of the Warwickshire countryside. The victorian era house and gardens are both immaculate and delightful. Jane an attentive and friendly host. Certainly a place to return to!

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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Peter. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you had a good journey home. Best wishes, John & Jane More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Although I only paid a fleeting visit overnight, I found the gatehouse a very picturesque and well maintained location. I was warmly greeted by the proprietor who madde me feel special and very welcome. The room I was allocated was totally suitable and very comfortable. The in-room facilities were more than adequate and clean. Breakfast was equally pleasing served by... More 

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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your super review, glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. Best wishes, John & Jane More 

Bucks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed here for three nights when we were visiting various locations in and around Birmingham. The house is easy to find and is located about four miles from the M42. The first impressions were favourable as the house is set in beautifully-maintained grounds. This theme continued inside the house, which is immaculate. Our room was exceptionally spacious, and spotlessly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We needed an overnight stay before attending a wedding in Birmingham and are so glad that we found the Gatehouse. An extremely comfortable night was followed by a delicious breakfast, listening to Classic FM and overlooking the beautiful garden; the perfect way to start a busy day! Jane,our hostess,could not have been kinder or more accommodating. Thank you, Jane, and... More 

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