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Elmcroft Guest House

High Road, Thornwood, Epping, CM16, Epping CM16 6LX, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Epping
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
friendlyone_10 Syston United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Syston United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We took a room for one night while between two locations. We were made very welcome. Unfortunately Des had sent an email on the day we were travelling asking us to contact him close to our expected time of arrival which we didn't get so had no one there when we arrived but Des was soon there. The room was... More

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Skipton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Family of four visiting London athletics. Des made us extremely welcome on arrival. The rooms were excellent with perfect bathroom. There was the odd cobweb in corners and the bedside cups could have been left cleaner but otherwise the facilities were perfect. Des cooked breakfast for two of us and then volunteered to drive us to Epping tube station. 20... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

My family and I took 4 rooms at Elmcroft for a wedding we were attending. Des couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. A warm and friendly, no frills service. Great breakfast and banter with Des to boot! Sitting in beautiful land this is a little far out to walk but very peaceful. For horse lovers there were ponies in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

This place is not particularly bad, but there really is very little to recommend about it. The bad points are (as a few other reviews allude to) the cleanliness of the room, and the over-inflated price for the room. It's also kind of in the middle of nowhere - this wasn't really a problem for us, as we went to... More

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I booked on behalf of my elderly parents for my sons wedding. Des was an excellent host. Nothing was too much, he entertained us and made sure everything was done to make my parents stay as easy and comfortable as possible. A friendly patient host. Accommodation first rate.

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Holywell, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Stayed at this lovely B&B overnight by myself on my way to London for a GRE test. Des was VERY appropriately friendly and I felt safe and welcome. I sat in the garden and studied for 2 hours. Des brought me a lovely cup of tea, chatted a few moments and left me to study. Excellent choice for a woman... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

Des is absolutely fantastic to work with. An absolute gentlemen. My wife and I stayed 2 restful nights. Order the full English b-fast he offers, it's fantastic & fresh cooked after we'd awaken and came down to the dining area. Des went out of his way to make sure we had a great stay in Epping & helped us easily... More

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Trowbridge, Wiltshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

My husband and I booked this guest house last minute (really simply done via guest house's website) the night before we needed to stay there. The owner, Des, was more than accommodating (wasn't upset that we contacted him to tell him we'd be an hour and a half later than we'd intended on a Saturday night) and really pleasant to... More

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Chandlers Ford UK
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18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

I find some of the reviews about Elmcroft surprising.We went to Epping for a family christening so we only stayed there for one night but I have to say the proprietor could not have been more helpful and accommodating.We left cars parked on his premises and this was quite acceptable.The house was quiet and we had a good night.Breakfast was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011 via mobile

We stayed here recently, and the rooms were dirty, service was appalong and the owner more scary than you could imagine. Was I on holiday? Or was I in a nightmare? The shocking truth is that is was all real, and I really wish now I had read the earlier reviews about this hotel. DO NOT stay there if you... More

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des88, Owner at Elmcroft Guest House, responded to this review

This review has been posted by the same party as per reviews 4 july/ 3 july/2 july. We have responded to thease reviews and now regard this as vindictive. You should note that all reviews since have been of a positive nature. I would request that this blog be taken off of your system and ask that you monitor carefully... More

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Address: High Road, Thornwood, Epping, CM16, Epping CM16 6LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Epping
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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