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Oundle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2014

This is a fabulous place to stay. Ray and Melanie made sure that everything was to the highest standard and were really welcoming. The breakfasts were just gorgeous - Melanie's cooking is quite outstanding - which is the only downside, really: I just had to have a large cooked breakfast every single morning so I didn't miss out ;-) The...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, and for giving Hayley a mention. She works so hard in the background but without her we couldn't cope! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, you were the perfect guest, and we hope to see you again at some point. Thanks again for your lovely comments. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Once again a very warm and friendly welcome from Melanie, Ray and Hayley. Our second visit and already we have been given 'our room' (York). We use this guest house for visits to the RSC which is only a 5-10 walk away, as are the restaurants, shops, bars and all the Shakespeare experience you could wish for. We have already...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for making the time and effort to do a review, we much appreciate it. Its always great when guests return to us, it means we must be doing something right. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to seeing you both again soon. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Ray and Mel gave us a wonderful welcome and I really cannot contemplate staying anywhere else on our next visit to Stratford. From the homemade biscuits and marmalade, to Ray's breakfast braces, it's the attention to detail that set the Emsley Guest House apart from other B&Bs I've stayed in over the years. The rooms are bright and clean, the...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review, we really appreciate it. Thank you for your lovely comments, we work very hard to give our guests the best experience we can so it is nice when our efforts are appreciated. Hope to see you again at some point. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2014

If you need the ideal bed and breakfast experience, then visit Melanie, Ray and Hayley at this more than first class "home." It does feel like home because you are made to feel so welcome and individual. Everything and I mean everything is catered for in a guest house. Co-ordinated items in the bedroom make a special contribution to the...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for being our 300th review!! and thank you for your lovely comments. Its always a great pleasure to see you both and we are grateful for you coming back to us again and again. We look forward to welcoming you both back again in the not too distant future. Best wishes always, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Ray and Melanie go that little bit further to make your stay wonderful. We were able to park the car right outside the front door, and Ray the personable owner gave us wonderful detailed information about the area with absolutely no hint that he must have done this a million times before! His daughter prepared a fresh cup of tea...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us. It gives us so much satisfaction when our guests appreciate what we do to ensure they have an enjoyable stay. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and thank you for choosing the Emsley. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 31 March 2014

My friend and I stayed at Emsley Guest House just for one night but it was a great choice indeed. We love the hosts. They were very accommodating and made you feel so at home. Love the small touches in the bedroom, i.e., the freshly-baked cookies by Melanie. (I am back in Malaysia now but can't stop thinking about them!)....

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it was a real pleasure to meet you both. Hope we meet again one day. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Lymm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2014

I can highly recommend the Emsley Guest House. The couple running it treated me like a personal friend. The room was comfortable and immaculate. The breakfast mushroom omelette was to die for. Little touches like homemade biscuits in my room and homemade marmalade in a pot made for a most enjoyable stay in the heart of Stratford.The play's the thing...

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jim, Thank you for the lovely review, it is really kind of you to take the time and effort to write one for us. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again at some future date. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Stoke-on-Trent
Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

Received an immediate welcome as well as an offer of tea as soon as we arrived. Helpful information given about local sights. Room very clean. Breakfast punctual and very good selection. Overall an excellent Guest House. We'd suggest booking direct for best choice of rooms and rates.

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us, it is much appreciated, also thanks for mentioning the direct booking. We are glad you enjoyed staying with us and it was a great pleasure to meet you both, hope we see you again at some point in the future. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here. Fantastic value for money & great breakfast. Our hosts were really great and shared a wealth of information on the area. We felt very well looked after and we would definitely return!

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Amanda, Thank you for the review - and the photo too - it is much appreciated. Glad you had a pleasant stay and look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Kind regards, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Stayed just one night prior to attending NEC Caravan Exhibition, what a great place ,friendly and helpful, great breakfast, homemade biscuits in the room, planning a weekend theatre trip latter in the year will definitely book in at the Emsley

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emsley, Owner at Emsley Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Stuart, Thank you for the great review, it is much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. It was a pleasure to meet you both. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Emsley is a newly refurbished four star rated Victorian Town House Bed and Breakfast, centrally located, five minutes walk from town centre and Shakespeare's birthplace. We are also the closest B&B to the train station.All rooms are en suite, centrally heated, tastefully decorated with generous tea and coffee making facilities home made shortbread biscuits, LCD TV/DVD with Freeview, free WiFi and free parking. Spacious family rooms sleep up to five adults. Special diets catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emsley Guest House

Address: 4 Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range: RM426 - RM712 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Emsley Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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