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The Old House

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St Mary Street, Nether Stowey TA5 1LJ, England
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Canbera, A.C.T.
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90 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights on our arrival from Australia. Sarah's room was just what we needed to help us get over jet-lag - a large room with a big comfy bed, decent shower, delicious breakfast and peace and quiet. Manor and Anne were welcoming and friendly but not intrusive and were helpful with suggestions for eating... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful B&B that is perfectly situated to walk the Quantock Hills and surrounding area. The gardens are simply stunning and some of its flowers are put into vases around the house, which is a lovely touch. The owners are both very hospitable, the breakfasts are delicious and very substantial plus our room was clean and cosy. Would definitely visit... More 

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Thank LoveWalking70
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and for your generous words. Ann and I hope that your positive experience will tempt you to return and explore the Quantocks area again. Hurry back ! Regards Manor More 

Sudbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights whilst attending a wedding at nearby Quantock Lakes and how pleased we are that we did. Manor and Ann are first class hosts going out of their way to make sure your stay is the best it can be, even offering to drive us to the venue to pick up our car. We stayed in... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic welcome from the owners. The room was awesome to the say the least. The property was a grade 2 listed building and the owners were very happy to discus the fantastic history with a tour around this superb building. The garden was beautiful , to say the least. What can I say about the breakfast. Better... More 

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scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Well thank you very much for such a glowing review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much.We always try and make it as good as possible and it is rewarding to hear that we are at least on the right track. We hope that you will come and see us again. Regards Manor More 

cambs
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Sarah's room and were pleasantly surprised to enjoy the quality of this accommodation..... not just the usual B&B. The breakfast, hospitality and ambience were second to none!! We would recommend to any prospective guests!! History lovers may be interested in the past of 2nd room available, The Library

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Thank howdidtheyrate
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. Your generous comments is much appreciated. I hope it will prompt you to return in the near future. Regards Manor and Ann,The Old House More 

England
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39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed in Sarahs Room. Large room with large double bed. Great decor suited to the fine old house. TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Shower room a little small but all the necessary provided and the shower was big. No shaving mirror or room safe. Welcome was excellent and a stroll around the garden with the roses and lavender made... More 

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Thank sambrero
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Dear Sambrero, Thank you so much for your comprehensive review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay although it was very short ! Perhaps we can tempt you back again and stay for a longer stay. Regards Manor More 

Enfield, Enfield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The Old House offers both bed and breakfast and private apartments. We rented a private apartment for a week and it was lovely. The rooms were clean and well presented and we were welcomed with bread, butter, milk, tea bags and cake! The garden was huge and had plenty of seating and even a bbq! There was also plenty of... More 

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Thank Mang0lady
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Dear 'Mangolady', Thank you so much for such a comprehensive review and Ann and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We welcome families and it is a joy to have children running around are garden. I think you really did use your time effectively whilst here. Thank you once again and we hope you will return... More 

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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I can highly recommend this beautiful B&B. Manor and Anne made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble for them even our late arrival due to a busy M5! The breakfast was second to none and the bedroom and the house is tastefully furnished. This was our first experience of staying in a B&B but we will... More 

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scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Hello Caroline, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We are delighted that your first experience of a B&B was so successful and even better that you would like to return. Best wishes Manor and Ann More 

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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Great property and garden, beautiful room and most comfortable bed, hard to get out of parking on site..Proprietors attentive and friendly, we had a wonderful breakfast, highly recommend the fruit salad.

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scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to write it. I'm sorry to hear that you found it difficult to get your car out of our drive. Sometimes motorists are unaware of the problems they create when they park near our entrance. Fortunately this is not a common problem. I hope that this will not deter you... More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
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317 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stayed at The Old House for 2 nights, in the Quantock Hills area for a wedding in nearby Holford. Manor and Ann - both head teachers in previous lives - welcomed us into their beautiful, historic home from the moment we arrived. We stayed in the Coleridge Suite. A huge room, characterful with high ceilings, gently creaking floorboards and... More 

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scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Wow, that was quite a review and we are very grateful for you delightful comments. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we hope that you will return again in the near future. Manor and Ann More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old House is a Grade 2 listed building. Once the home of Thomas Poole who was the generous benefactor of Samuel Taylor Coleridge., who visited and stayed in the house. The Coleridge Suite is the Book Room (library) frequented by Coleridge, Wordsworth, the Wedgewoods and Humphrey Davey.It has an acre of a well tended walled garden for guests to relax and enjoy.It is situated in the heart of the lovely characterful village of Nether Stowey and is central to several local attractions. It is the perfect spot to use as a base for your holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old House

Address: St Mary Street, Nether Stowey TA5 1LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Nether Stowey
Price Range: $96 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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