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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016

nice clean rooms a good size ,very nice owners ,great breakfast,parking not so good,but you overlook the see ,and short walk to the town centre ,and beach, the owners are very nice and no hurry to pay.breakfast is good because you have a choice of a variety of hot or cold things to eat.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Lovely guesthouse on seafront, very friendly, lovely room with sea view.it had own toilet which wasn't in the room , was down passageway, but didn't bother me, shower facilities very modern. Maybe rather small as a double but for just me, no problems.i had a wonderful stay and would happily go back again.

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Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Vincent and Jo, the hosts, were very welcoming. The Victorian terrace is right on the sea-front looking out onto the rolling North Sea. It reminded me of old-fashioned guest houses. It was immaculately clean. The rooms are not all ensuite but bathrooms are designated per room. Our room had a shower cubicle in it and a loo in a recess...

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Reviewed January 21, 2016

excellent breakfast, big bedroom but was very cold due to draughty windows and blow heater kept cutting out, easy walking distance to shops, pubs and harbour, lovely, very friendly, helpful owners, couldnt have done more for us

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Bedford
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Well situated near pier and short walk to town centre. Jo and Vincent very helpful and very good breakfast. Slightly old fashioned, for example blankets rather than duvet and room 6 quite small, no bedside tables, one tub chair and stool for dressing table. One area contained separate loo and basin and there was a shower in another part of...

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Edlesborough, Bucks
Reviewed October 2, 2015

It was quite by chance that we knocked on the door of Avondale Guest House. We had decided to visit Southwold on the spur of the moment and hadn't pre booked. When Jo answered the door, she was so warm and friendly, we were delighted that she had room for us to stay for two nights. That first impression was...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 10, 2015

We enjoyed every aspect of our weekend at Avondale Guest House. Our two rooms were very clean and comfortable. Breakfasts were delicious. Appreciated being by the sea as well as a very short walk away from shops, restaurants etc. Jo and Vincent were friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Would recommend.

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Reviewed September 1, 2015

Visited Avondale for two nights over the August bank holiday and was warmly greeted by Jo and Vincent. Room 1 was cosy and comfortable with en suite facilities. Breakfast excellent and very efficiently delivered. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stayed in room 5 which I'd heard was the best room. It was very clean and well presented.. The owner Jo very welcoming and helpful. Stayed 2 nights and really enjoyed our stay, we be back on our anniversary or hopefully sooner.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is in a lovely location right on the seafront at Southwold - you can fall asleep to the lapping of the waves. Jo and Vincent are the perfect hosts. A warm welcome and nothing seems to be too much trouble for them. The beach is directly in front, the splendid pier to the left and to the right a...

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Additional Information about Avondale Guest House

Address: 18 North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Southwold
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Avondale Guest House Southwold, Suffolk
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“its just what is needed”
 of 5 bubbles GAZZA8246, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“I believe most rooms are sea facing. Although on the main sea front there is not much traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles trita_11, Oct 2, 2015 | Read review
“You will have a sea view as the building sits on the seafront if you choose the right room”
 of 5 bubbles D6132UZjw, Apr 13, 2015 | Read review
“sea views are good”
 of 5 bubbles paulineh200, Feb 22, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 4 and 5 have excellent sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles rf387, Apr 8, 2014 | Read review
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