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“Excellent b&b” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Orchard Close

Orchard Close
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Orchard Close
Ranked #2 of 30 Marlborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent b&b”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2012

We recently stayed at Orchard Close while visiting our daughter in Marlborough. This is a very good choice for anyone visiting the town - although just by the town centre it is really calm and tranquil in atmosphere so ideally situated.
The rooms are pleasant and comfortable and you get a fine breakfast. The owners were kind and helpful. We hope to revisit

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank jimhawkins63
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2011

We stayed here for 4 nights as we wanted a base from which to travel around Wiltshire. At first we were unsure about booking so many nights in one place but we needn't have worried. The owners were very friendly and couldn't have been more hospitable. A fold up bed was provided for our young daughter when we arrived. The rooms were clean and bright though not huge (although we did have the additional fold up bed in ours). Breakfast was excellent and there was homemade cake on the table when we returned from daily activities. The house is down a small lane but is within easy walking distance to the town. There is a large garden at the back from which our daughter was allowed to pick blackberries and have a run around. By the end of our trip the place was feeling like home from home and we didnt want to leave. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in Marlborough.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Fletch99_74
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2011

I wanted to show the beauty of the English countryside to two Spanish friends, so my boyfriend organized a bike route along the Avon and Kennet Canal. Due to a Jazz festival he could not find a hotel and contacted the Orchard Closed B&B looking for accommodation for us even though other sites indicated this was fully booked. The owner explained that she did not have a room for 3 but she had a double room available where she could put a little mattress. Perfect solution for us! The room was very, very nice and she was very welcoming, even offering to dry our clothes as we had an awful day of rain and we were full of mud everywhere.
The full English breakfast was the best I have had in England (excluding my mother-in-law!) and my friends loved the idea of having English breakfast, in a typical English house and with the company of other English couples. Price was incredible considering that we were three of us and very hungry sporty ladies. This is a definite must if in or near Marlborough, highly, highly recommended!

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank lauraruizbussion
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2009

I booked this B&B with a bit or nervousness since there was no mention of it on TripAdvisor or on many other websites rather than their own. I was quietly confident that it might be good though when the owner asked what time we would be arriving, so that she could have a freshly made cake ready!! Thats a good sign in my book. So the place itself is nicely located a short walk from the high-street but in a quiet little lane, and we had bikes which they happily stored. The room wasn't huge but thats what we expected but it was very new and comfortable and had a lovely big shower which was a godsend after our 60 mile cycle there. They also made us a lovely pot of tea with cake to have in their large garden. The breakfast was equally nice with plenty of freshly cooked food and attentive service. All in all since it was cheaper than the other places we looked at in Marlborough, we think we got a bargain. We really enjoyed our stay and the hospitality of the owners so felt compelled to let other tripadvisor users know.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank LondonCelt
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Property: Orchard Close
Address: Orchard Close Wye Lane | London Road, Marlborough, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Marlborough
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Marlborough
Number of rooms: 3
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Orchard Close Marlborough, UK - Wiltshire

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