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The Bowens Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Fownhope HR1 4PS , England (Formerly The Bowens Country Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014
Myatt190 Hereford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hereford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We actually live(d) in Fownhope when we stayed here for 2 nights last week.Sadly we have now moved out of the area but wanted somewhere to escape the packing up of our house each day! We must have driven past hundreds of times and seen the lovely house but we were still pleasantly surprised at how nice it is .... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed in a spacious and comfortable courtyard room with well equipped bathroom, all in quiet country setting. We were greeted with a warm welcome and enjoyed a very good breakfast ...everything we wanted from an overnight stay.

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cheltenham
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed at the Bowens for one night on the 5th April with some friends, we had courtyard rooms which were lovely, everything we needed, very warm and the beds very comfortable. The main house is beautiful and the views from the breakfast room are very nice. The hosts were lovely and the breakfast was great. On the Saturday evening... More

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

Many thanks for your great review; we're glad you enjoyed your stay here and the local hospitality! Please come back and stay with us again when you are next in the area. Regards, Kevin and Claire Braybrook More

California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

There are few words to describe the Bowens. We came for several days and stayed in the cottage. The Innkeepers Claire and Kevin are truly wonderful and kind. The food was delicious and the grounds were beautiful. We slept so well here! I would highly recommend The Bowens and plan to come back again. I won't stay anywhere else in... More

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

What a glowing review; thank you so much! You and your party were an absolute delight to have staying here and we really do hope you will stay with us again when you next visit England and Fownhope. Best regards, Claire & Kevin More

Westlake Village, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We stayed at The Bowens for 4 nights in March 2014. In fact we are still here! I can't say enough about the wonderful hospitality Clair and Kevin showed us. Very accomadating, the Inn itself is quite comfortable. Home away from home. I would highly recommend staying here. Oh and the sausage to die for!! Chuck and Merle Levy

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

Many thanks for your delightful review! Hosting you and your lovely family was a pleasure; we sincerely hope you will find a reason to return to Herefordshire and stay with us again in the future. Best regards, Kevin, Claire and family More

London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in February 2014, during a period of much flooding in this part of the UK. The B&B is situated in the well kept village of Fownhope, which has 2 pubs, a local store/post office and 'Wye Valley Leisure'. We had one of the courtyard rooms, which was decorated to a high standard and kept... More

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

Thank you for your very pleasant review; we apologise for the room being rather cold when you arrived. We usually turn the central heating on earlier when we know guests are checking in during the afternoon but had failed to do so on this occasion. Fownhope is due to get a mobile mast in the near future so we will... More

Tunbridge Wells
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Lovely house in a lovely setting, great hosts who are genuinely keen to make one's stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Fabulous breakfast and exceedingly comfortable room - ours had a lovely view of the garden and beyond. We enjoyed an excellent meal in The Green Man, a charming local pub recommended by Kevin.

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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 that you enjoyed your stay here and hope you'll stay with us again in the future. Regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook More

Guernsey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This B&B is in the most perfect location on the same road as the amazing spa, Wye Valley Leisure. After spending a long day at the spa we retreated to this cosy B&B and took a stroll to a local pub for some wonderful food. The local landscape was absolutely stunning, our room was cosy, well maintained and quiet. The... More

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

Thanks for your great review, apologies for our late response. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay here and the local amenities. We look forward to you staying with us again. Regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This is the second time I have stayed at The Bowens. It's not a luxury resort but it is a warm and friendly family run b&b that provides for everything a good b&b should, including a very good fried breakfast. Would like a more powerful shower but it wont stop me booking again. Highly recommended

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

Thank you for your review and comments; very glad to know that you enjoyed your second stay here and hope you'll be back soon! Best regards, Claire & Kevin More

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Spent one night at bowens b&b. Room was spotless and contained everything we needed for one night. Mr and Mrs braybrook were so helpful and so friendly. My partner and I will definitely use it again. When we arrived mr braybrook offered to ring the local pub and book us a table if we had not eaten.

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

Thank you so much for your great review; we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and hope you'll visit us again next time you are in the Hereford area. More

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Address: Fownhope HR1 4PS , England (Formerly The Bowens Country Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Fownhope
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bowens Bed and Breakfast 3*
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Georgian Farmhouse set in tranquil village 7 miles from Hereford. Rooms are located in independent courtyard buildings; breakfast is served in the dining room of the main house. The village of Fownhope has two pubs, a restaurant in the local leisure centre and a store, all within short walking distance. Many nearby local attractions, walks and great fishing! ... more   less 
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