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“smelly dog, grumpy owner”
Review of Swan House B&B

Swan House B&B
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Swan House B&B
Ranked #1 of 1 Kelvedon B&B and Inns
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1 review
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“smelly dog, grumpy owner”
Reviewed September 4, 2009

My wife and I stayed at this place last year, I wouldn't recommend it. Their dog stinks. The owner seemed to resent our presence. It was like staying with a crusty old auntie, who hadn't bothered to clean the room properly. There was dirty nail clippers and a half used tube of KY jelly in the bathroom cabinet. If you are going to turn your house into a B&B then you have to be pleasant to people and get over the fact that it's not really your house any more when people are paying for a room.

  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 2, 2008

We stayed at this Bed and Breakfast for one night in order to attend a family funeral, and the owner Danielle could not have been more lovely. The house is amazing, situated just by the river and it has the most beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms. Our room was massive with windows on three sides and a gorgeous view over the walled garden. The bed was so comfortable, with crisp white linen, just what we needed after a traumatic day. The shower room was huge with a lovely walk in shower and lots of towels. The village has a couple of pubs and several take aways and we were able to eat in the kitchen whilst stroking the two resident dogs - a great stress reliever! Breakfast was lovely - with freshly made bread and homemade jam.
We felt so lucky to have stumbled across this lovely home and its wonderful owner at such a stressful time. I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Liked — Its wonderful owner
  • Disliked — we couldn't stay longer
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled as a couple
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Property: Swan House B&B
Address: 3 Swan Street, Kelvedon CO5 9NG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Kelvedon
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Kelvedon
Number of rooms: 3

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