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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the benchmark after walking for about 7 hours or so and were pleased that it was easy to find the B & B in Kington. Let me say straight away that this is an unusual place to stay; it is very much a home that has a B & B element to it. Stay here and you... More 

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Thank you Clive - it's nice to be appreciated and so glad you enjoyed your stay! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My friend and i were in Kington on the way to walk the Offa dyke ,this B and B was close enough and so comfortable for weather beaten walkers....Adam the host goes out of his way to welcome guests..is informative about the area .and has a green and eco friendly business.A delicious choice of breakfast cooked to a high standard... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here during Hay festival. All reviews were excellent and I have to agree with them that Adam runs an excellent b&b and is a great host. It's very unusual as it's such an old house and Adam has furnished it really well. It's super clean and the breakfast is great with his home made marmalade. And there's a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I love quirky and did indeed love here. It's a really homely home where the owners are very ecologically friendly. They even make some of their own clothing (ask them about it, it's great). In the dining area you'll find historical pictures, musical instruments, a view out to a busy garden where vegetables are grown, and of course looms for... More 

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Aldbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We are in the throes of a long-distance walk and needed some extra 'beyond the call' help. Adam could not have done more for us and we are indebted to him. On top of that we fully support his Eco-friendly beliefs and credentials.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Host Alan makes the walker feel very welcome at their arrival. The rooms are cosy, catered by Coffee and Tea and - for a change - not a television. The absense of the last proved to guarantee a good night's sleep without being woken by neighboring sounds. So I read my book. That was nice. Had a couple of nice... More 

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Cookstown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Have used as a stop-over on several occasions and found it a wonderful place to stay. OK, the bedrooms are not large, nor do they have ensuite facilities or TV but they are clean warm and comfortable. You will also appreciate the fresh milk, coffees, teas and infusions that your host Adam provides in the rooms. An interesting and quirky... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Single room I stayed in was so cosy (As was the the entire place) & had such a comfortable bed! Brilliant breakfast including freshly ground coffee. Adam is so attentive. I was even asked if I had any dietary requirements. In a word… brilliant! Benchmark is a real treasure to Kington and the UK.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Adam and cat "Benny" are the perfect hosts, making you welcome and keeping you smiling. Stayed here to walk a piece of Offa's Dyke and was pleased with Adam's local knowledge. He also cooks a lovely breakfast and makes a fine cup of coffee! Will definitely stay here again.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Stayed here with family so we could attend a family event so we had both rooms, this is alternative accomodation to what you usually find in Kington, suited to the eccentric and open minded, lots of beautiful pictures throughout, wonderful organic hand soap, good shower, quality organic cotton sheets - it did feel like we were staying in someone's home... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering comfortable, eco-friendly bed and breakfast accommodation in a TV-free environment, The Bench Mark has a decidedly 'homely' atmosphere, complete with resident cat. We are ideally placed for walking, cycling and general exploring, or as a relaxed stop-over for businessmen. Pricing is per room per night with good single occupancy rates. Bathroom facilities are shared. Kington is a delightful small town which is accessible by public transport for those who do not drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bench Mark B&B

Address: 21 Church Street, Kington HR5 3BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Kington
Price Range: $86 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Bench Mark B&B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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