We've stayed here twice and agree, the landscaping is lovely and the breakfast good. However, both times we stayed we have had problems with noise. The first time was when we were awoken at 0730 by work going on in the loft, right near our room. It continued so long we just got up bleery eyed and started our day. An option to sleep in, undisturbed, isn't too much to ask but we hoped this was a one off and weren't too deterred from booking for our next trip.
The second time was much much worse. The guesthouse was fully booked minus our room with some kind of party (birthday I think) but we didn't know this beforehand. At around 0130 we were awoken by people running up and down the hall just outside our room shouting and acting generally drunk. We had words with them ourselves, twice, but they just got louder. We tried knocking on the door to where the owners live, part of the guesthouse, but there was no answer. This continued for hours and we we had to get up pretty early the next day as we had a lot planned. Grossly unimpressed with our fellow guests we informed the management at the house the following morning. They did say that there was a phone on the landing to call them but this was hidden by the group of drunken guests congregating outside our room so we didn't know it was there. The doors are relatively thin so sleep was impossible for most of the night.
Naturally we weren't at all happy so we suggested that the party of guests split our room cost between them but I don't think they were keen...what a surprise. To their credit the management refunded 1 nights stay to try and make up for the issues we experienced, though we did have to push the point a little to get a proper reply. Whilst the gesture was appreciated, the following day wasn't really enjoyed as it should have been as both of us were really sleepy all day. We get precious little time off of work and to have a night and the following day ruined by inconsiderate guests is really out of order.
Would we go again? Yes, but I would call the owners immediately with any problems on the phone that's on the landing (now we know it's there). Other than this the guesthouse is really clean and very quaint. If you happen to be staying at the same time as seasoned travellers/decent human beings you should't have a problem but I would check first that no large parties are booked before committing to a booking.
All rooms are nice, it's the fellow guests you need to watch out for
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