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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 29, 2014

The location of this B+B is excellent, just outside the city's ring road, within walking distance of the sights, cafe's, bars etc. That, im afraid, is as good as it got. Entry to the B+B is via a door code as the staff are only present for breakfast, which me and my friends didn't mind, but when i checked out...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 3, 2014

Decent location, comfy bed, good wi-fi. That's the best I can say. Owners aren't around for most of the day - they just text you with your room number and the code for the front door before you arrive, and then you fend for yourself. Talk about unwelcoming! Was also disgusted to find pair of used rubber gloves on floor...

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3Thank Courtenay R
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 13, 2014

I telephoned Ivy dene to try and book my parents staying in Norwich. Whilst on the phone I felt like the person at the other end was cross with me just for enquiring!! Very rude!! As you can imagine I ended the call and found somewhere else. If service is that rude in first contact, I wouldn't place bets on...

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2Thank Alicia8818104
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Stayed for one night only..it was dark when I entered.. no one around to help. scrambled to my room... which was clean.. the kettle did not work and when called the owner wanted to quickly get off the phone - asking me to pull the wardrobe and go behind it to check the switch!!!! I had booked B and B...

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2Thank P G
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 28, 2014

This was very conveniently located for the city centre. Pluses were nice tea cups and fresh milk for teas and coffees, plenty of hot water. Minuses were the uncomfortable bed and nobody to greet us when we arrived. Breakfast wasn't great. We wouldn't stay here again but it is value for money and could be good for a convenient city...

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2Thank cheerfulchicken2016
Corby, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2013

just spent 2 nights at the ivy dene had to share breakfast table with strangers, full english was off very poor standered, the room was ok apart from smell off sewage in bathroom. off street parking was hit and miss at side of road had to go out at 8oclock in morning to move car. landlady was not very welcoming....

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2Thank joyce a
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 27, 2013

My partner and I stayed stayed at the Ivy Dene for a couple of days, the room was spotless, bed clothes spotless and a very cosy bed. The breakfast was superb and the hosts Sue and David were most friendly. Overall we very much enjoyed our stay and would reccomend this guest house to stay in if ever you want...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 11, 2013

It was certainly good value the night I stayed but that's all. The Off Road parking is where ever you can find a space down a side road and it really wasn't all that clean. Despite the price I wouldn't stay again

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 19, 2013

stayed for one night 18th may.my only regret is that i didnt stay longer!.The lady in charge Anne was lovely,nothing was too much trouble.she let me in my room at 11am which was great as i could then look around without humping my bags around.breakfast was excellent and my room was lovely,extra blankets.loads of tea ,coffee ect and a very...

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1Thank 580430Joy
Hull
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Our stay at the Ivy Dene proved to be very comfortable and enjoyable. Dave the landlord made us feel incredibly welcome throughout and was extremely attentive. The rooms were pleasant and clean with comfortable beds and breakfast was very fresh and tasty. Ideal location for Norwich city centre. Parking a little tricky but permits provided so perfectly workable. Would certainly...

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Address: 12 Earlham Road, Norwich NR2 3DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Number of rooms: 4
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“Don't think it's possible”
 of 5 bubbles RussellA360, Sep 29, 2014 | Read review
“Don't bother. Just don't.”
 of 5 bubbles CourtenayR_12, May 3, 2014 | Read review
“Albeit close to the City centre all rooms are good due being in a quiet neighbourhood. Also the breakfast is good enough to see any traveller through most of a sightseeing day. Myself being six foot three and seventeen and a half stone I can guarantee it. Also which has to be said Mr Prescott was happy to give us a lift to the railway station because he was going in that direction to save us a taxi fare.”
 of 5 bubbles WilliamJohnSpence, Apr 11, 2013 | Read review
“just don't go there!”
 of 5 bubbles bloodysalmon, Apr 3, 2013 | Read review
“Front rooms have larger windows and better light.”
 of 5 bubbles TwoEurophiles, Feb 17, 2013 | Read review
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