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Greensands Guest House

Reading Road, East Hendred, Wantage OX12 8JE, England
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Ranked #5 of 10 Wantage B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A repeat stay here for working nearby, but this time I stayed in the main building rather than the annexe - a shade cheaper and I'll try everything once! The two sites are literally a 5minute walk apart, I think the annexe is probably worth paying a little extra for given a free choice, the main building just feels a... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The fact that I keep returning says a lot about my opinion of this place. Usual high standard of service and stay. Not so keen on the twins, after many years of having a double bed don't like singles anymore. Breakfast as good as usual Remember to book non A road side rooms in the summer for peace, in winter... More 

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Montreal
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20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We stayed here 1 night after visiting Oxford. Everything was 1st class goos accommodations and a great breakfast. There are 2 pubs within walking distance of b& b. As other people have mentioned the walls are a little thin if the b & b is full and there are kids crying you will hear them. But overall i recommend a... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We recently stayed at Greensands in the Annexe. This is a very large house which has been extended. The B&B is in large lawned grounds and at the edge of a beautiful little Village East Hendred. Our room was nicely furnished and modern. We had tea and coffee facilities but no Decaf coffee sachets. The bed was very comfy. My... More 

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Nottingham
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42 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed here with family and opinions were quite mixed. Our room was comfortable, but nothing special, while parents-in-law had a much nicer room with french windows that they were very happy with. I felt the walls were very thin, and could hear sounds from other rooms, which meant that we didn't get a great night's sleep. Service was functional, rather... More 

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Rainford, England, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A very pleasant B&B. Stayed at the annexe and it's set in a lovely garden. Check in was different as phone call necessary but that was fine and Fred promptly appeared. Rooms clean and decorated happily. Patio doors provide a second exit which was cool. Breakfast was good full English with many options, thank you Jane :). Only, buts I... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed at Green sands for 3 nights for my 60th birthday. Thank you all at Greensands from check in, comfy rooms the most comfy bed l have slept in (apart from my own) delicious breakfast and very friendly staff. We were made to feel at home. The grounds spacious. I would recommend Green sands and if we are ever... More 

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England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed on a couple of occasions and it is perfectly acceptable, as others have described it is sited over two locations within pretty close proximity to each other (10 minutes walk, although no path along a busy road). The rooms are well fine and breakfast is served from an early time should you wish to get away before the traffic... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Greensands is on two reasonably close sites in the small village of East Hendred. Both sites have ample parking, and are surrounded by large gardens - remnants of orchards. Its location is handy for Oxford city, for the Uffington White Horse, for Didcot's railway heritage, and other National Trust and similar places, as well as many walks. The village itself... More 

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Bristol
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I was on a course at Milton Hill so picked Greensands for an overnight stay, on recommendation of a colleague. Stayed in the Annex and was pleasantly surprised all-round. Couldn't fault the place at all - good quality room, bed and facilities. Very modern and I'd happily stay here on leisure. Breakfast was good quality and although I've had a... More 

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