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Willance House Guest House

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24 Frenchgate | N Yorks, Richmond DL10 7AG, England
Willance House Guest House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night in July whilst walking the coast to coast. Colin and Sandra are perfect hosts. Everything was perfect and the fudge is divine. I bought some to take back to work and I now work in a happy office. I can't recommend this place enough, please try it for yourselves. The choice of breakfasts is... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are pleased that you found everything perfect during your stay with us and that the fudge was well received as was the breakfast which you rated as 'superb'. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is slightly late as we visited Willance House for 3 nights over Easter with friends. The accommodation and breakfast choice (try the kedgeree) were first class with Sandra and Colin being perfect hosts. Great location being an easy stroll into Richmond. The Italian restaurant just around the corner was very good with a bustling atmosphere even on a... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your stay with us was so memorable that you felt able to review it after quite a long time. Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that we have made it to the top of your list of B and B's which means a great... More 

Builth Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Willance House in 2011 when we did the Coast to Coast Walk, and again a couple of weeks ago, when we did the walk for a second time. It's an amazing place to stay. The building is fabulous, and beautifully cared for, and it's right in the centre of town, close to every amenity but incredibly quiet.... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the trouble to write your kind words. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your second stay with us during the Coast to Coast walk. We try so hard to get everything right and we are pleased that we have managed to achieve this once again during your stay. We are looking forward to... More 

Beenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

When planning the C2C walk the only guest house John wanted to include for a number of stops was Willance House, both of us having stayed before in 2013. Colin and Sandra are superb hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The room, the breakfasts and all the extras they provide are just excellent. The other big advantage is the... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We were so pleased that after your first stay with us in 2013 your husband chose to stay with us again three times during his very successful Coast to Coast adventure and that you were able to join him for a three day stay at the... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Willance House was definitely the nicest, loveliest, most comfortable place we stayed at during our Coast to Coast walk. If we had had prior knowledge of this guest house and outstanding hosts Sandra and Colin and how interesting the town of Richmond is, we would have elected to spend our rest day here rather than in Kirkby Stephen. Attention to... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for your very kind comments which we were so pleased to read. It was a pleasure to have yourselves at Willance House as our guests and we are glad that your stay with us was so memorable after the large number of properties you stayed in as you crossed from one side of the country... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed at Willance House for one night during our Coast to Coast walk as do many people. It was fantastic to relax in the pretty bedroom and enjoy a hot shower followed by a good night's sleep in clean white sheets and soft blankets. There was even a little tin of decaffeinated tea in the bedroom. The hosts were... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased that that you rated your stay with us as 'fantastic' from the' fluffy towels' and 'hot showers' to the 'amazing, freshly cooked breakfast' after a 'good night's sleep' in our hotel quality beds with quality sheets and blankets. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your Coast to Coast walk. More 

Port Ludlow, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Willance House is a wonderful place with two great hosts. We enjoyed the beautiful house, the great breakfasts and all the details of a well cared for country home. Our room was comfortable with many small details to increase our enjoyment. Richmond is definitely worth two days to visit and explore. We bought the city pass and used it... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Willance House during your Coast to Coast walk. We are particularly pleased that you thought our breakfasts were great and that you were comfortable here. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and we hope the walk went well for you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We stayed at Willance House for 2 nights during our Coast to Coast Walk which included a rest day in Richmond. The house has huge history being the oldest remaining house in Richmond. Parling outside is unrestricted. It's location is ideal for the town and 2 minutes walk from an Italian restaurant which was very good and ideal for walkers!!... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. We were pleased to welcome you to Willance House for your two night stay during your Coast to Coast walk and we are glad that you enjoyed the surroundings of this beautiful old building which we have taken great care to restore sympathetically. Our freshly cooked food is of... More 

Irymple, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The best B&b accommodation we have experienced, which started with a warm welcome by our host Colin. Both Colin and Sandra went out of their way over and above. A beautiful home, outstanding home cooked meals, bread, cake and fudge. The bench has been set with this one,

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your holiday to write your kind review. We are so pleased that we can impress guests from all over the world with our Willance House experience. We hope that your injury is improving and that the ice pack helped so that you are managing to continue some of the walk. Thank you... More 

York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were warmly greeted by Colin, who offered us complimentary tea and homemade cake, which we gratefully polished off as we sat in lovely leather chairs by the fire. There was homemade shortbread and other niceties in our immaculate, homely en-suite room, which was very tastefully furnished. Sandra told us that they redecorate every two years. It shows; the place... More 

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ownersWillanceHouse, Owner at Willance House Guest House, responded to this review

Wow! What can we say. Thank you for your kind comments, both during your stay, and in this review. We work so hard to ensure that every aspect of your stay is of a high standard and comments such as these make it all worthwhile. We do hope that you will choose to stay with us again and are particularly... More 

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