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38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have thought long and hard about this review, my husband and I are well travelled and like nice and different places. We stayed in Norwich for one night on our wedding anniversary. I had researched and found this bed and breakfast, despite calling us on route, our welcome was sadly lacking, we were not offered any afternoon tea, or fresh... More 

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Holly B, Front Office Manager at 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Green, Thank you for your comments. We work very hard to make sure the experience of every guest meets expectations and quite understand how our oversight tainted your stay with us. We are naturally disappointed and regret that our apologies and refund did not make sufficient amends. Please do consider returning so that we are able to put... More 

Spalding, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With it's wonderful secluded position, 38 St Giles offers a perfect city centre setting. We were immediately made to feel very welcome and the room impressed on every front. Nothing seemed too much trouble and we look forward to the opportunity to visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Norwich with my 2 sons to visit friends. Having never stayed there before I was at the mercy of the internet to find accomodation. I chose 38 St Giles after reading other reviews and seeing their lovely photos on the website. I also wanted somewhere central. We were not disappointed! We were greeted at the door and shown... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My third stay at 38 St Giles and each time it gets better. This is the best place to stay in Norwich (and possibly one of the best places to stay anywhere). Quiet, immaculately clean and beautifully appointed with a fabulous breakfast. But it is the little things that give it the edge. Holly's marvellous cakes on arrival as well... More 

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Holly B, Front Office Manager at 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Victoria, We are so grateful for your lovely review. Our standards are very high and we all take a great deal of pride in what we do so it is very rewarding to receive reviews like this. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us in the Nelson room and we look forward to seeing you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing little place, right in the heart of the city. We had the St Giles sweet for a birthday and it was simply gorgeous. The bath room is huge and the bath itself is to die for. The title of this review is what my partner said when he walked into the room. From the chandelier to... More 

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Holly B, Front Office Manager at 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Julie, 'Wow, just wow' is what we said when we read your review! Thank you so much - the St Giles Suite is a beautiful room and perfect to celebrate your partners birthday. I'm very pleased that you enjoyed the chocolate brownies and two full english breakfasts were a great way to finish off your stay. We have also... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

If your looking for good quality accomodation including vi sprung beds ,Egyptian cotton crisp sheets and towels then look no further This is my third visit and I am not disappointed The service is friendly and informal and professionally delivered This is a unique accomodation with lovely period features and it is located in the centre of Norwich perfect for... More 

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Holly B, Front Office Manager at 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Nicola, I am so glad that we managed to fit you and your son in last minute because it was great to meet you both. A big thank you for your review. A comfortable nights sleep and hearty breakfast is exactly what you need before packing up a student house and embarking on a long journey home! Look forward... More 

St Ippolyts, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

38 St Giles is a special hideaway in a lovely city. If like me as a frequent traveller you yearn for a different or special experience away from home then this qualifies. I have stayed here several times over recent years but the current owners have made it even better. Spotless and true to its historical origins the house is... More 

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Holly B, Front Office Manager at 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear John, Many thanks for your great review! A lot of time and effort has been put in over the last year to make our rooms and facilities that little bit more special and we strive to provide a unique, special experience for all of our guests. It was a pleasure to have you staying with us and I very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I’ve joined trip advisor specifically to review 38 St Giles – bit delayed, have been meaning to do this for ages. My partner surprised me with a trip to 38 St Giles back in March. Having never been to Norwich before I was blown away by the city and by the hotel. It was a real treat, we had the... More 

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Holly B, Front Office Manager at 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Lauren and Travis, Wow! Thank you for your lovely review - we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in both St Giles and Gurney. Our very dedicated team strive to ensure that all of our guests are well looked after and enjoy every aspect of their stay. Look forward to seeing you both again soon!... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I spend my working week in some fantastic hotels and this is one of them. A real gem, I can honestly say that I have stayed in 80% of the rooms in this very eclectic boutique hotel and all are fantastic. I love a comfortable bed and each room has one and each room individually themed but not over the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We booked this direct thankfully as all the websites that stated they offered rooms had none available, and we are glade that we did as there were a number of rooms available. We stayed in the Boudicca room on the top floor in this Georgian house which was light and airy with lovely leaning floors. The stairs give you plenty... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
38 St Giles is a grand house with a long and interesting history. It was built in 1700 for the Gurney family and became home to the former Lord Mayor of Norwich. Its neatly tucked-away entrance just off St Giles Street creates an intimacy and privacy that is unrivalled. We are the most centrally located boutique accommodation in Norwich, a stone's throw from the largest outdoor covered marketplace in the UK and adjacent to 'the lanes' - one of the oldest parts of this fine city and an area of national repute boasting well over 200 independent retailers of fashion, food and just about anything else that you might wish to buy. Inside the main entrance we have a grand staircase from which most of the bedrooms are accessed. From our wonderful double rooms to our two large suites you will be surrounded in comfort and a sense of history. We have chosen an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary pieces of furniture & artefacts, sumptuous throws, cushions and rugs. Our bathrooms feature oversized walk-in showers and rain shower heads, several rooms also have baths. White, fluffy towels and a range of quality toiletries help ensure that your morning ablutions are a positive experience! In selecting our bedding we have chosen simply embroidered 400 thread count white Egyptian cotton (not easy to iron but wonderful next to the skin) with goose down and feather pillows and duvets. Homemade cakes are served on arrival with a choice of teas or our specially blended and locally roasted coffee. We bake our own bread, make our own preserves and source all of our ingredients from the best local suppliers. No corners are cut in attempting to provide you with a relaxing, comfortable and memorable stay. We are happy to cater for small wedding parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other group bookings. We can even create a special meal with fine wines and champagne on arrival for that extra special treat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast

Address: 38 St. Giles Street, Norwich NR2 1LL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Price Range: $168 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — 38 St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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