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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

"My parents were visiting from the USA for ten days and found staying at the cottage very comfortable, clean and fabulously located. A few minutes from the cathedral and St Albans city centre really added to the sense of relaxation and ease...my family and I were very close by. It seemed like we were all in one big comfy home.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has all the character and the welcome of a family home and this reflects in the care and attention offered by Barry and Carol. Comfortable rooms with tea and coffee, hairdryer, towels, fresh water. A shared bathroom but equipped with a large roll top bath and large rain shower. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious and wit daily newspapers. A... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We went to watch a band that was playing in the area with our friends and booked a room at 178 London road St albans. We booked what we thought was a room in the mainbuilding for £65 as the booking wasn't very clear in the description and a few weeks later our friends booked a room for £85. When... More 

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178LONDONROAD, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

We are sorry that this guest was not happy with his accommodation but would like to point out the following facts. He booked through LateRooms which quite categorically state that there are two types of accommodation and that the twin rooms are in a separate property from the B&B at 178 London Road. It also describes the breakfast provided and... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

From the moment we arrived to when we left everything was super. The ambience of relaxed elegance befitting this lovely Georgian building made it feel like a real treat. Real care has been taken over every aspect of decoration and furnishing - our bedroom was beautiful and indeed was the bathroom. Barry and Carol made us very welcome and are... More 

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olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

These were extremely lovely guests and we enjoyed having them to stay although it was only a short visit. Come back soon! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

A lovely weekend and very nice to meet Carol and Barry. We will stay there again if the opportunity arises. The scrambled eggs were lovely, and an interesting recipe. The ambience was great very friendly hosts and great luxury furnishings in a convenient location in St Albans

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Clean, comfortable and warm. Very good sized shower room and well stocked kitchen with breakfast food and amenities to cook own meals. Both bedrooms face the road and there is some noise from people passing by but it's negligible. Able to get TV to work with help from proprietor as the aerial needed to be relocated in its socket.

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olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

Many thanks to our guest for the above review - she is a returning guest and we hope we will see her again on future occasions. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

This review comes a little late. Sorry but been busy. However must say we had another suberb stay at London Rd. The house was full of sumptuous festive decorations and took us back in time. We stayed in between Christmas and over the New Year! As usual, Barry and Carol were on point with everything. From the gorgeous comfy bed,... More 

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olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

As usual a pleasure to have these lovely guests who have become friends over the years and I hope to welcome them many more times! More 

Biarritz, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

A bit out from the city centre but easily close enough to walk. There are several nice pubs in the area which serve real ale and good food. Hosts were very welcoming and friendly and couldn't do enough to help us.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The hosts of this delightful guest house, Barry and Carol, make this a perfect home from home, whilst traveling abroad. Their warmth and superb hospitality and the care they show, made me feel very comfortable. The breakfast, cooked and served by Barry, so wonderful and what a way to start the day off. My only personal comment is the sharing... More 

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olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

And this was a most delightful guest! We so enjoyed his visit and would love him to visit again if he could overlook the shared bathroom! More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Without wanting to use the same superlatives 178 London Road is great, grand, warm & very welcoming in every sense. Nothing is too much trouble and Barry's breakfasts put you on for the day. He just asks you what you want and it arrives just the way you asked for it. Location is perfect for St Albans and the surrounding... More 

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Additional Information about 178 London Road

Address: 178 London Road, St. Albans AL1 1PL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St. Albans
Price Range: $83 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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