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The Old Star Pye Corner, Hambrook, Winterbourne BS16 1SE England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness center
Dry Cleaning
Housekeeping
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

We had read really positive reviews on this B&B and chose to stay there based on those. However have to really say we were very disappointed with everything we experienced on a recent one night stay. We arrived to be greeted by the Landlady who...More

Thank Denise D
Response from Caron G, Owner at The Old StarResponded May 5, 2018

Ms Davis Guests have their own front door to come in and out. When arriving you come to the top of the steps to ring the bell. So no door is really the wrong one. As it states on the website continental is included and...More

Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Lovely owner! Was really accommodating to the fact that i was working to the early hours of the morning and showed me the side entrance where i could enter without disturbing the other guests. Breakfast was included but i politely declined as was in a...More

1  Thank Dreamer325273
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Highly recommended stay at The Old Star Hambrook. It was everything that we needed and more! Additional kitchen where you could use the facilities at any time and a visitor lounge for t.v. viewing or video use from their massive collection. Lovely welcoming family where...More

1  Thank john h
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Just spent four very comfortable nights at The Old Star. Made very welcome by Caron who explained all that was available, which were over and above other B&B's we have stayed in. If we had fancied a takeaway all utensils and eating area was there....More

3  Thank Rosie44London
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We received a warm and friendly welcome from Caron and met some of her family. We had separate en-suite rooms which were ultra-clean and extremely comfortable with great showers and refreshment facilities as well as TV. Nothing was too much for Caron, in the evenings...More

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Dating back to the 17th Century, this former Coaching Inn offers its visitors luxury accommodation. Each room has been decorated to the highest standard and boasts: Free Wi-Fi Internet connection, Freeview flat ...More screen TV, Plus free use of the Film and Book Library, Also complimentary Tea and Coffee making facilities. For business people, the location of the Old Star could not be better! Just 5 minutes from the M32/ M4/ M5. 1.5 miles from Bristol Parkway mainline station and 6 miles from the centre of Bristol. Southmead & Frenchay Hospital, University of West of England, AXA, Friends of Life, Vantage Business Park, MOD, Rolls Royce, GKN Aerospace, Bristol Airbus, Aztec West, Rudgeway business park, Emersons Green Science Park, Bristol motorcycle training centre - are all very near. Despite the easy access to commercial and business sites, The Old Star is set in picturesque Hambrook surrounded by beautiful countryside, wild life and farm land, yet walking distance to local village shops. Hambrook is surrounded by the River Frome Valley walkway. Kendleshire golf club, plus other courses a few minutes’ drive. For the less energetic, the Village Green is only 100 yards away, where depending on the season, local cricket and football matches are often played. ‘The Crown’ and ‘The White Horse’ public Houses offer a full a la carte menu plus a fine selection of real ales. Alongside is the Lucky Dragon Chinese Restaurant, all only a few minutes’ walk away. ‘The Swan Restaurant and Bar’ under two miles and The Royal Raj and The Taj Indian restaurants . Bus stop is right outside our door for those who don’t drive. Local amenities 1 mile. Or hop on a bus to the City Centre with Cabot Circus, Bristol Hippodrome also links to Bristol Zoo and Clifton Suspension Bridge. “The Old Star is a successful guest house B&B and family home, dating back four hundred years when it began its life as a cottage. The original features remain evident including beams and thick walls. Hambrook lies about five miles north of the centre of Bristol, between Winterbourne and Frenchay; Hambrook is a conservation area preserved in a rich history of architecture, mentioned in the Domesday book in 1086 –in the rain of William the Conqueror. The Old Star changed its use at the beginning of the 19th Century and became a thriving public house which was well known in the hamlet of Hambrook. The Old Star public house was very popular up until the end of the eighties when it was bought and renovated changing its use from a pub to a guest house B&B, the then owners added to the property whilst keeping the original look. This took around 12 years, renovating to a high standard and making The Old Star a very successful B&B business. Today The Old Star is still run as a B&B, as well as a family home. The business side of the property is now well established and very popular with professionals and tourists alike. Tony and Caron have owned the property for over ten years and have continued the tradition of renovating the property to a high standard. Recently all the main guest rooms have been decorated and fitted with high quality contemporary en suites. The rest of the house has also been extensively updated, in keeping with the originality of the house. Tony and Caron have managed to bring up a large family and work professionally during the week and still run the B&B. We feel the house has a great look and feel for those wanting something different, quirky and interesting with a charming blend of old and modern. Visitors and guests will always comment on the house and its great features. Every room has a different look and feel that blends to make The Old Star a great functioning property and a very special home to live in." Tony is a mental health nurse and works for a local hospital and Caron is a hair dresser with 25 years’ experience. Caron now runs her salon from within The old Star – specially built within the house. Guests staying for perhaps a wedding, a party or just business can arrange to have a trim or a full range of hair styling – see our salon page for prices and arrangements. For whatever purpose, business or pleasure, ‘The Old Star’ will be your choice of convenience, come to rest, while you plan your day, friendly accommodating and informative service – stay with us without the fuss. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$95 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Winterbourne > Hambrook
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$95 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Winterbourne > Hambrook
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