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The Old Rectory

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Cantax Hill Lacock, Lacock SN15 2JZ, England
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Ranked #5 of 6 Lacock B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
kipper001 Warwick, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been staying at The Old Rectory for 23 years, the rooms are charming as is the whole building and we always receive a friendly welcome and the breakfast is one of the best. I love this place I always have and always will.

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It's the great guests like yourselves who make the business worthwhile after 20 years. We really appreciate your comments. Hope you liked the new paint work in The Deans. More

Watford England
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best features of this B&B is its location, just a few minutes walk from the centre of Lacock, so you don't need a car to visit the Abbey and Museum, nor to get to the restaurants in the evening. The Rectory also has good Wi-Fi service, which is a great help as mobile reception in the village... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived late for a business stay and this seemed to fluster the staff slightly. The room was large, comfortable, clean and accessible so that was great. I place a great deal of importance on a quiet night's sleep and did not get this completely as the house is old and quite creaky, so people moving about above my room... More

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Goudhurst, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Myself, my wife and our 3 year old stayed at the Old Rectory for two nights. Its the first time we have used a B&B with our son so were interested to see how it would work. The family room was great, it was certainly large enough for the three of us and the breakfast was excellent! I'm sure we... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Lovely weekend visit, stunning big Gothic style house and grounds and great location. Very welcoming and loved the dogs, ruby and missy. Great breakfasts and one of the best scrambled eggs I've ever had!

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Milan, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Very nice location in the beautiful town of Lacock, Wiltshire. Building is not as old as the village, but has it's own charm. Rooms are large and well-equipped. Breakfast proposal is limited and not always well supplied. Breakfast preparation can take quite long. Wifi available, but not working. Street indications can be improved, especially coming from the South. Owner recommends... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Elaine Sexton and husband, Paul, have run The Old Rectory as a B&B for ten years, but it is Elaine's childhood home because her parents bought the rectory from the outgoing clergyman 50 years ago. Consequently, the Old Rectory has a comfortable, lived-in atmosphere of a family home where you feel more like a welcome visitor than a paying guest.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Our stay at The Old Rectory was wonderful! The B&B is located a short walk up a path from the small, charming town of Lacock. I had an English breakfast of tea, toast, beans, mushrooms and egg (I think I had a sausage too? I don't recall, but I remember there were options that you could pick from. It was... More

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Neath, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We went away following a recommendation from friends .. Great B & B it was a quirky place with loads of history. It was located near to the village. The owner was polite and very helpful.. The room was great with nice views.. Would recommend it for a night or weekend away....

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

On the plus side the Old Rectory & it's grounds are beautiful.... even though they have both been effected by the recent storms. Our room was pleasantly decorated & the staff/owners were very friendly. Unfortunately we missed breakfast due to the alarm clock in our room being set at an hour late! Our room was far too hot (our fault... More

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Address: Cantax Hill Lacock, Lacock SN15 2JZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Lacock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Rectory 4*
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Delightful Victorian Rectory, just a stroll from the beautiful village of Lacock, famous for its film location. Excellent pubs nearby. Large elegant rooms with all facilities. Beautiful views over garden. Recommended in the Independent on Sunday and Wiltshire Breakfast Award. 12 miles from Bath. ... more   less 
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