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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed at Bonnington Farm 2 years ago and enjoyed our stay. So we decided to book for 2 nights so that we could spend some time in London before our holiday. Although check in is not until 4 o clock we arrived at 09.30 and left our car and bags before getting the train to London. We stayed in... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I stupidly missed my 21.40 flight and quickly looked for available accommodation for the night. I booked with some trepidation having read the latest reiew but needed somewhere to sleep. After a short taxi ride I arrived at 22.30 to be welcomed by a cheerful Malcolm who after a quick chat showed me to my room which had recently been... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

I stay away 3 or 4 nights a week with work, at first I thought it'd be nice to get away from the usual, bland Travelodge, Hilton etc. The first problem was finding the place. There was no visible sign from the road, it took me almost half an hour of driving about looking for someone to ask where it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed at the Bonnington Farm Guest House for one night, as me and a friend were going to V Festival at Hylads Park in Chelmsford, it is quite far from V Festival, taxis very expensive there, but the owner Malcolm helped us out by offering us a lift with a friend of his which helped immensly. The farm grounds... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Following on from my review on Saturday night ,I have messaged the owner to voice my opinions but have to date had no reply or explanation When i booked and paid for my room i was told i had a downstairs double room with en suite facilities(which was my requirement). I phoned again from Strasbourg airport to confirm we were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at 11.35 on a Saturday night. I had booked a double room with en suite bathroom. We were allocated a twin room with shared bathroom. The room was filthy. The pillowcases were dirty, the carpet had not been vacuumed. We simply got in the car and drove home and lost £70 we had paid

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is not for everybody. If you need a plastic smile, a generic bog standard boring place to spend an enforced night whilst travelling, this is not for you. If, however, you want a cheap and charming place to overnight, then this is for you. There is a distinct difference between standard of life, and standard of living. The owner,... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

My family recently stayed here one the first and last nights of our visit to London. As we booked it really as just a place to stay near the airport we really weren't expecting much. This hotel really is a gem. First, the customer service was amazing. Before arriving (both the first and last nights) the owner sent us a... More 

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Very polite welcome but very Cold , dirty , noisy , un-managed squat!! over crowded car park with no cooked food ever availible let alone a breakfast, no animals , rude air hostess who live there, no window glass in bathroom at all!!! No hot water for bath, shower only. No wifi as stated. Front and rear door left open... More 

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Ballinasloe, Galway, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

When we first arrived at the farm house there were about 40-50 cars parked everywhere.so imagine that first photo as a car park. He rents parking spaces to people using the airport so there is no room for anyone else. absolutley no animals (ducks ,cats, dogs) as stated.no trouser press (also mentioned) and an free shuttle to the airport as... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bonningtons is a typical Essex family Farmhouse. Whilst the farm is no longer a working farm, the farmhouse still retains an authentic country feel set within spacious semi formal Gardens complete with a large pond and ducks. The house is in a rural location and yet is within 1/4 km of Takeley village where you will find shops, a pub, restaurant, takeaway and bus stops for local busses. Stansted Airport Terminal, Railway and Coach station is some 1.5 km distant. You are welcome to stay with us, be it just overnight before an early morning flight, a weekend visiting family and friends or indeed a longer break exploring this quiet corner of East Anglia which well situated for London and Cambridge day trips as well as countryside and coast. Enjoy your stay ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonnington Farm Guest House

Address: Station Road, Takeley CM22 6SQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Takeley
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonnington Farm Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Bonnington Farm Guest House Takeley, United Kingdom
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