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The Lilac Door

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Elegant Edwardian family home offering stylish bed & breakfast accommodation, reasonably priced, based 11 minutes by train from the central London.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
59Somewhat walkable
Grade: 59 out of 100
66Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
31Room tips
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My sister & I stayed for 2 nights at the Lilac Door ,visiting London from Manchester for a very special event in December. What an experience! A wonderful friendly welcome from Jane , making us feel immediately at home. A beautiful home with state of the art fixtures &
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This is a WONDERFUL place to stay and I believe, a better alternative than the more expensive London (zone 1-2) alternatives. My husband and I had a guest bedroom and a bathroom to ourselves. The bathroom was down the hall in the house (this is a B&B). We stayed 4 days and it
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Lilac door is absolutely excellent in every way. Before our arrival we were kindly provided with very detailed information to get to the property easily. Jane the hostess is extremely friendly, relaxed and welcoming, nothing seems to be a problem for her. She gave us many nice
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Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac Door
Responded Oct 28, 2018
Your review has filled me with joy at a very challenging time ~ thank you very, very much.
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Lovely place in a quiet location but easy access to London and beyond. Room well equipped and little extras like the robe and slippers gave it the extra comfy relaxing feel. The host Jane was exceptionally friendly and helpful in giving us ideas of where to explore on our short
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Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac Door
Responded Oct 13, 2018
Thank you so much! Delighted to experiment with vegan breakfast recipes; it made a delightful change. Good luck with the widening of the bridle / foot path.
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We have just spent two wonderful nights staying at the Lilac Door. Utterly, utterly wonderful in every way! Jane and her husband are the ideal hosts: professional, engaging, helpful and delightful company. Our room was spotless - every inch of their stylish home was spotless -
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Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac Door
Responded Oct 13, 2018
I am utterly blown away! I feel humbled by your warm and generous review, I really do. Thank you very much indeed.
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Love this part of the room on the top floor.
Front street view from our room
Bathroom spacious
Photo provided by managementThe Lilac Door
En-suite shower
View from top floor bathroom
Thank you so much x
Hello Phyllis, Thank you for your email. We are a private home offering B&B. We do not have an elevator in our home so regretfully its very unlikely our accommodation would be suitable.
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No, you are one of the other guests who so enjoyed the Lilac Door. Tripadvisor send comments such as mine to other reviewers also as well as to the person whose review is being questioned. Rest assured Dannie F , nobody is for one moment suggesting that anything other than a devoted fan of the Lilac Door!!
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Dear Trevor, Thank you for your email via Trip Advisor. Parking for guests is ON ROAD and there are no parking restrictions whatsoever
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"Either of the ensuite rooms are on the top floor with pleasant skylight views"
"Both rooms we used were superb"
"Views from top floor rooms."
"Rooms are on the top floor - 3 flights of stairs."
"Top floor (attic) rooms might be difficult for tall people"
$135 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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