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“Handy little self contained accommodation” 4 of 5 stars
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| Mereside Farm, Ellesmere SY12 0PA, England   |  
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Ranked #1 of 2 Ellesmere B&B and Inns
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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“Handy little self contained accommodation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed in the self contained wing of the establishment. For a few days it is perfect, but no longer as there is only a microwave/convection oven, fridge and some crockery and cutlery. Enough to do breakfast or simple evening meal. There is a bedroom with a lovely king size bed, lounge area and bathroom. All clean and well presented. Heated floor so never cold.
We took our dog so bowl and throw was provided.
Across the road is access to the Mere and lovely walks, however that also came with geese that crossed the road and crapped all around our car! The other downside is the building is on the main road with quite a bit of traffic.
The town is quite nice, but the only bad thing I could say is we found none of the pubs which had food allowed the dog in.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

I stayed at this B&B for one night, in no4 The Hayloft. The room has been recently refurbished and has a small kitchen (microwave not hob), sink, kettle and all the plates and cups you might need. There is also a small fridge.
The bathroom is a wetroom, but, unlike others I have used did not flood the whole of the bathroom.
As well as the bed there is a table, two fold up chairs and two tub chairs for relaxin in front of the port hole window. All in all a very pleasant place.
The Hayloft does sit close to the main road and before seven o'clock the road was quite busy but not noisy. After seven there was very little traffic and I had a good nights sleep on the comfortable bed.
The owner was really good and offered me alternatives to the normal breakfast arrangements when I said I had to leave early the following morning.
Ellesmere is about 20 minutes from Wrexham and you cross the border on the way. It is around 30 minutes or so from Shrewsbury on a good road.
The farm has a great car park with secure storage and is opposite the lake which looked lovelly.

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mereside Farm Bed and Breakfast

Address: | Mereside Farm, Ellesmere SY12 0PA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ellesmere
Amenities:
Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Ellesmere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mereside Farm offers 6 one- or two-bedroom ground floor apartments and first floor studio apartments; they are all self-contained with their own entrances so you are free to come and go as you wish. Accommodation for upto 12 people. Each apartment has comfortable beds, en suite shower or bathrooms with large fluffy towels on heated towel rails and complementary toiletries. There are easy chairs and a table and chairs so theres space to work and eat. TV with DVD, free wi-fi, underfloor heating. Each apartment has a mini-kitchen with fridge, kettle, microwave and toaster and cutlery and crockery, plus the useful extras such as tin openers and corkscrews. On your arrival there will be fresh milk in the fridge and tea, coffee etc. Dogs are welcome (small charge) and theres lock up for bicycles. Laundry facilities are available. There's ample free parking. Beautiful gardens to relax in and country walks from the doorstep. Ellesmere town is a short walk away where you will find shops, pubs and takeaways. Breakfast options: guests may self-cater, come into the farmhouse for breakfast or The Boathouse is 300m away overlooking The Mere and Heronry and serves breakfasts, teas, coffees, lunches etc and evening meals at weekends during the summer months. They accept dogs too! ... more   less 

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