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Athens
Reviewed May 30, 2013

What a lovely place to stay! Superb food and comfortable sleeping arrangements for our family of 5- 3 teens and two adults. Ray was helpful with recommendations for dinner and sightseeing, without being overly assertive. Great experience!

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to do a review for us, it is much appreciated. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Arrived to a very warm welcome and it made a great start to a short break in Stratford Upon Avon. The Suffolk room was spotless, warm and very comfortable. Even though there were tea/coffee making facilities in the room, Ray was very attentive and insisted on making us refreshements upon arrival. Ray, Mel and Hayley work very hard to ensure...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to do a review, it is greatly appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet you all and hope we have the chance to see you again at some point. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

LAINDON
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Stayed at the Emsley again. Booked the Gloucester room which has just been refurbished to a high standard. The owners are very attentive without being pushy. Tea, coffee and homemade biscuits on arrival was just what we needed. I had a ticket given to me by a stranger as I pulled into the car park that went through to 8am...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Carol, Thank you so much for the review, and coming back to us again, it means so much to us. We are so glad you had a pleasant stay and it was great to meet your lovely mum too! Hope to see you again at some future point. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

St. Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Our warmest thanks are extended to Ray and Mel who extended the warmest of welcomes at Emsley House. We arrived running very late for a matinee at the RSC and called ahead - we had a taxi waiting and a parking space made ready! We made the show by 5mins and had a very comfortable stay too! We would highly...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we really appreciate it. We are glad you had a pleasant stay and we hope to see you again at some future date. Good luck with the new arrival! Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Reviewed May 23, 2013

I loved The Emsley Guest House! My daughter, husband and I were just there and loved it. Our room was comfortable and perfectly clean. We were able to truly relax there. Ray and Melanie could not have been kinder or more accommodating. We have been traveling through England for a bit and I can honestly say that Melanie's cooking is...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thank you so much for the lovely review! Its what makes it all worthwhile for us, to know that our hard work is appreciated by our guests. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves here in Stratford and it was a real pleasure to meet your family. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed May 14, 2013

I booked online from New Zealand after doing a Google search. We stayed in the Warwick Room which has 2 single beds & 1 double bed. We originally booked for two but had extra party with us on arrival.. However there was no extra charge for the extra person and this included an extra breakfast at no extra charge. We...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to do a review for us, it is much appreciated. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay. We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed May 13, 2013

This place is just awesome. Friendly, rooms extremely clean and comfortable. Breakfast was so well cooked and so much nicer than any place I have ever been, and finishing touch of homemade marmalade. This place is exquisite. Ray and his family were very helpful and polite. I would recommend Emsley Guest House to all.

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We really appreciate it. We are so glad you had a good stay with us and we hope the rest of your holiday continues in the same way. We also hope that your wife makes a full and speedy recovery. It was a pleasure to meet you both. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie...

Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 12, 2013

We could not have been welcomed more - by Ray, Mel and Hayley. I booked to take my Mum away for a 80th Birthday celebration and on arrival we were greeted by an unexpected Birthday Card and box of chocolates - so thoughtful and typical of the added 'touches' that this first class B&B has to offer. We stayed in...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you so much for doing the review, it means so much to us. We are glad you had a nice stay and your lovely mum had a good birthday treat! It was a real pleasure to meet you both and we hope to see you again at some future date. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed April 30, 2013

Okay, where to start? This B&B is a wonderful location to see all things Shakespeare. The hosts, Ray, Melanie and their daughter were extremely accommodating and helpful with the restaurants and attractions of Stratford. Melanie even assisted us with tickets to the RSC to see Hamlet. A wonderful breakfast room and a delightful English breakfast, cooked to order. And, the...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Rob, Thank you for the lovely review, it is much appreciated. We are so glad you had a pleasant stay, and it was a pleasure to meet all of you. We hope the rest of your holiday was great too. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 27, 2013

We have travelled quite a bit round the country staying in B&B's and this has to rate as one of the best. Ray, Melanie and Hayley have obviously worked long and hard to make this a beautifully presented and comfortable place to stay. The rooms were spotless and there were lots of nice personal touches, like the homemade shortbread biscuits....

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to do a review for us, it is much appreciated. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and your packed lunch! We hope we see you again at some point in the future. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Emsley is a newly refurbished four star rated Victorian Town House Bed and Breakfast, centrally located, five minutes walk from town centre and Shakespeare's birthplace. We are also the closest B&B to the train station.All rooms are en suite, centrally heated, tastefully decorated with generous tea and coffee making facilities home made shortbread biscuits, LCD TV/DVD with Freeview, free WiFi and free parking. Spacious family rooms sleep up to five adults. Special diets catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emsley Guest House

Address: 4 Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range: $99 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Emsley Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We were at the back of the house, and the room was very quiet.”
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“The stairs are very steep so if you have mobility concerns this could be a problem. Help is available however.”
theatregirl24, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“We had the York which is a double and very nice. For luxury go for Gloucester which has been recently refurbished.”
paulas64, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
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