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Black Firs Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   113 Coleshill Road, Marston Green, Solihull B37 7HT, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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BRIDGWATER
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Perfectly located for the NEC to watch some bloke called Robbie Williams.! Could not have wished for a better place. The welcome we received was warm and friendly, the property was beautiful and our stay just got better from there. The reception and lounge area were very tastefully appointed and airy.We were shown to our room and were very pleased... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Julie, Thank you very much for taking the time on your very kind review, It was lovely to meet you both, Glad to here you both enjoyed your concert, Hope to see you again in the near future, And hope to stop in your hotel one day, Warmest wishes Julie and Tracey. More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I couldn't speak highly enough of this wonderful guest house. My husband and I were here for three nights. The room was extremely comfortable, the breakfast was absolutely delicious and the service was so friendly and attentive. Look no further if you need to stay in Birmingham because you will not find better than this. Thank you for a wonderful... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Melinda and dale, Thank you for the very kind positive review, Love to here guests coming back to England after 31 touring around and catching up with family, With very warm wishes Julie, Thank you for choosing to stay at black-firs. More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It's the little things that make the difference here. Stayed there one night prior to event at NEC perfectly located for this. Julie could not have been more accommodating, made 3 phone calls to get us a table for dinner somewhere. The breakfast set us up for the day and her sister was also v.friendly providing us with a lovely... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Debra, Thank you for your very kind review, Glad to here you enjoyed your concert at the LG Arena, And the Garden show at the N-E-C, Hope to meet you both again in the near Future Warmest wishes Julie and Tracey. More

Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were in Birmingham for a 2 day visit to Gardener's World Live at the NEC (my birthday gift) and wanted to be close to the NEC but not on the airport and NEC site. We booked this guest house because of the previous guest reviews and were sooooo pleased we did. This has to be one of the best... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Caroline and Keith ,Hope you both are well, Thank you for taking the time on your very kind review, So pleased to here you both enjoyed your stay, And your Trip to the BBC Gardner's World,Warmest Wishes Julie. More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed here a couple of weeks ago as we were going to the Chelsea Flower Show on the Orient Express from Birmingham International Station (my surprise Christmas present). I searched for a hotel nearby but was looking for one less corporate with a more intimate atmosphere. I came across the reviews for Black Firs and decided... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Sandra, Thank you for taking the time on your very kind review, Glad you both enjoyed the chelsea flower show, I enjoyed your company it was like meeting two good friends, would love to welcome you back in the near future, keep well, xx Julie. More

Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This has to be the best B and B Guest House that we have stayed at in the UK. We normally stay in a hotel when just overnight for concerts but on this occasion we decided on staying at a B and B as they are much better than hotels.We were greeted with a smile from Julie the owner who... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Lucy, Thank you for taking the time on your very kind comments, Glad you both enjoyed you concert, Hope to see you again on your next visit to Birmingham LG Arena, Warmest wishes Julie. More

Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Booked a guest house as alternative to our usual 4* hotel .... Really pleased with the decision. Helpful advice on getting to and from the arena. But the best was to come.......Breakfast Two fabulous breakfasts way better than the hotel buffet usual offered at a hotel Would recommend this for a trip to the arena.... But give yourself a bit... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Lucy, Hope you are well, Thank you so much for your very kind review, I know you must be busy, Glad to here you enjoyed your concert, You know were we are if you visit Birmingham again, Warmest Wishes Julie. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I had to be quick with the booking as this establishment seems to enjoy a high occupancy rate because of the superb reviews. AA 4 stars and Julie was nominated to be the Most Friendly Landlady award . I was not disappointed when I got to there. It just ticked all of my usual check list: clean, quiet, a good... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, hope to see to both again on your next visit to Birmingham N-E-C, Kind Regards Julie. More

St. Annes-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Myself & colleague are currently staying here, this is our 2nd and last night of our stay here whilst attending Best of Britain & Ireland at the NEC as we are owners of a 53 Bedroomed Hotel in St Anne's Lancashire. I am so happy that we decided to stay at black firs Guesthouse for the following ..... Fantastic Hostess... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Leanne, Thank you so much for your very kind review, I wish you every sussex in your hotel, keep up the hard work, And hope to see you next year on your return visit to the N-E-C, best wishes Julie. More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed overnight with my mother while visiting Crufts. Room (twin en suite) was clean and comfortable with hospitality tray and tv. There was also a lounge with large tv if required. Plenty of parking. Breakfast superb! Julie and Tracey were very friendly and gave us good clear directions to the NEC which is only a few minutes down the road.... More

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julieelizabethmatthe, Owner at Black Firs Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank for your very kind comments, We do hope to see you again on your next visit to Birmingham N-E-C, Kind Regards Julie. More

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Address: 113 Coleshill Road, Marston Green, Solihull B37 7HT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Solihull > Marston Green
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Firs Guesthouse 4*
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