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“First impression, tired hallway, after that a jewel.” 5 of 5 stars
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Achill Guest House
3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   35 Hampton Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0NR, England   |  
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Ranked #3 of 5 Knowle B&B and Inns
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“First impression, tired hallway, after that a jewel.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012 via mobile

Warm welcome. Comfortable, clean, really nice bedroom, great night's sleep. Breakfast fantastic. Really close to village centre with lots of restaurants for evening meal. We will definitely be back again.

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

On arriving I thought 'this place does't look too promising' and when we entered it looked very tired, however that didn't do it justice. The owner was very helpful and friendly the room was light and airy and the bed was the most comfortable we have ever slept on. Breakfast was very good and if you wanted to bring your own food in the evening you were welcome to eat it in the dining room. Some attention to detail with the cleaning would be my only slightly negative comment.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 35 Hampton Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0NR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Solihull > Knowle
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Knowle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Achill Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family run Guest House; all our rooms are en-suite. We have singles, doubles, family triple and a 2 room suite; not all rooms are available online - please call for availability. The accommodation is situated 100 metres from Knowle village High St, where there are over twelve restaurants within walking distance which will allow you to experience a different cuisine every evening. Whether on holiday or business we are ideally placed, just 1 mile from the M42 junction 5 and easy access to surrounding areas such as the NEC, Birmingham Airport, Solihull, Blythe Valley and Birmingham Business park It is the aim of Achill Guest House to provide a high standard of accommodation to business contractors and families at an affordable rate. Also for guests who require easy access to the surrounding areas or who plan to see the sights, Warwick and Stratford are also close by. Knowle: Knowle dates back to the time of King Edward I of England, over 700 years ago, when it had the status of Royal Manor. The Parish Church, which is still used today, was consecrated in 1403. There are many ancient buildings nearby, notably 16th-century Grimshaw Hall and the current library which dates back to Elizabethan times. The Guild House dates back to the 15th century and forms the core of a conservation area of which the restored Chester House is an outstanding feature. We offer spacious letting rooms and a residential lounge / Dining area. Please note we often upgrade the room size with no extra cost; please ask for details. All rooms have Tea/Coffee making facilities, colour television and telephone. We also have wireless internet, hair dryers, fans, and ironing facilities available. For guests who stay for longer periods of time we also have a microwave, fridge freezer, plates and cutlery to use , ideal for clients who are working in the area for long periods of time. ... more   less 
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