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The Bowens Bed and Breakfast

Fownhope HR1 4PS , England (Formerly The Bowens Country Hotel)
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bowens is an ideal spot to 'rest for a while'. Just outside Hereford, in the village of Fownhope, Bowens offers comfortable, quiet, yet spacious accommodation. Claire and Kevin run this excellent B&B, set back off the main road, delivering wonderful breakfasts each morning. Waking up to sheep grazing in the field behind the property, helps you relax and enjoy the... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

It's exactly what you're expecting, very nice people and the host is there for you. The room is very clean and comfi is like a dream, when you wake up in the morning you really feeling rested like a new person

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The rooms are comfortable and kept to an amazing standard of cleanliness and tidiness, on a par with the best high end chain hotels. The breakfast is simple, lovingly prepared, and delicious. The Braybrooks are as fine a pair of proprietors as any I have encountered: incredibly friendly, very welcoming, exceedingly helpful, utterly pleasant to be around for any length... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow, what a stunning review! Thank you so much, it was a pleasure to have you stay here and we're so glad we met or even exceeded expectations. Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this place recently for business. It was immaculately kept with friendly and helpful owners. I will definitely be booking again. There are nearby facilities within walking distance to eat drink and even do physical activity.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review Ian; we're glad you enjoyed your stay here and hope you'll be back next time you're in the area. Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook More 

Birmingham, UK
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A huge thank you to Kevin and Claire for a wonderful stay. We stayed for 2 nights mid week for a family wedding. The rooms were spacious and well appointed with great views of the countryside. Breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice using local produce. Both Kevin and Claire made sure we had everything we needed including producing wine... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for such a lovely review; we are so glad that you enjoyed your weekend with us and hope you will get the opportunity to stay with us again in the future. Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

What a lovely setting. The accommodation was well appointed, comfortable and very clean. The hosts were exceptionally friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this jewel in the Herefordshire Countryside.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review; we're pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable weekend and were satisfied with your accommodation. Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

In today's world to find somewhere set in a lovely house in a convenient location with a friendly greeting, great accomodation and food all at fantastic value for money is a rarity - a true JITC. Two fisherman having a couple of days on the nearby river Wye in a wonderful location had a most relaxing overnight stay - one... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. It's so good to hear that we met your expectations and we look forward to you staying with us again on your next Wye fishing trip. All the best, Kevin and Claire Braybrook More 

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed at this B&B for a friend's wedding and this was on the list of recommended places nearby. A lovely house, nice accommodation with very friendly owners. Amazing breakfast and overall an enjoyable stay.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write us such a lovely review and we're glad you had a good weekend here. Regards, Kevin and Claire Braybrook More 

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Couldn't say enough about this lovely B&B! Visiting family in the area from the States, and would return in an heartbeat! Lovely family, my room was spacious, everything thought of by the hosts. Thoroughly enjoyed the full English breakfast .... all local fare ... what more could you ask for? If you are going to be in the area, this... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing review! It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope you will stay with us for longer next time. Best regards, Claire & Kevin More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Our room was in the converted outbuilding, excellent all round, decor, clean and comfortable, with a view over the gardens and hills, lovely local bacon and sausage with the english breakfast. Good location for the village and walks.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very positive review; we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Herefordshire. More 

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