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Shrubdown

17 Staples Hill | Freshford, Freshford BA2 7WL, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Londonderry
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My friend booked this as a treat for us as we were both a bit stressed lately and fancied a break around the Bath area. The first piece of advice I would give is do not follow the sat nav directions as it will take you around the village, and very narrow lanes. I would ring and ask for directions.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was a very nice rural setting with birds coming to the bird feeders outside the window and squirrels running passed. A mix up in our booking meant we had a double room (for two sisters in law) but Frances quickly changed us to a twin. Breakfast was plentiful and very nice. Shrubsdown is well out of Bath which I... More

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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A very enjoyable long weekend. The owner (Frances) was very helpful and provided advice and ideas about where to go during our stay. Our room was small and compact but clean and tidy and had everything you needed. Lovely views from the window over rolling countryside. Only minor disappointment was that we booked a room with a shower / bath... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

An excellent B&B, beautiful setting, loved watching the birds come to the feeders on the window. Francis made us very welcome. Excellent breakfast. A local bus goes into Bath from the B&B, very friendly bus driver. We really enjoyed our stay here, very relaxing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Frances welcomed us with a cup of tea in the sunroom overlooking the stunning views of the countryside. She suggested we try the local inn down the bottom of the hill for dinner and also catch the local bus into Bath for the day, both of which we did and thoroughly enjoyed. The breakfast was great; plenty of options and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Me and my partner had a anniversary weekend away at this lovely quaint B and B, lovely owner she was very welcoming superb service. Breakfast was lovely my partner requested extra bacon on the second morning and duly got his wish. The steepness of the driveway that has been noted in other reviews is really not that bad as bath... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

We were welcomed warmly by Frances who instantly offered to make us hot drinks while we settled in our room. The top floor was decorated beautifully with amazing views. Frances herself was very friendly and always had a smile on her face, the service at breakfast was superb and so was the food - help yourself to fresh fruit, yoghurt... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Frances made us feel very much at home. Food was superb & served with a view of the garden containing lots of wildlife, rooms were clean with en-suite, tv & tea/coffee facilities. Plenty of room to park if you can master the steep drive! Would highly recommend staying here quiet location. Easy reach of Bath, Bristol, Shepton Mallet for Bath... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We were looking for a quiet B&B near Bath for a weekend break, and we found it at Shrubdown. The welcome we received from Frances when we arrived set the tone for the whole weekend. She worked hard to make sure that we were settled and had everything that we needed. The property is charming with a lovely garden overlooking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly family run B&B attached to the family home. Currently 3 double rooms and we stayed in the room with valley view (which is v nice indeed). Bathroom has a v luxurious bath thats just been put in as part of a refit, go for room with garden view if you would prefer a shower though. We would agree... More

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Address: 17 Staples Hill | Freshford, Freshford BA2 7WL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Freshford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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