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The Old Bakery
Ranked #2 of 8 Kenilworth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Found The Old Bakery on Trip Advisor, and as it sounded perfect for our requirements decided to visit. A warm welcome, we were shown to our room (a large double / twin) and our initial thoughts were very positive. There was good attention to detail ( two bottles of water, decent quality tea, coffee and hot chocolate, as well as nice toiletries). A good nights sleep, and a fab breakfast ( fruits, cereals, full English if required, porridge - you name it, you could have it). This is a very nice place to visit and stay, and we certainly intend to go again.

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  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

We booked 7 rooms at Old Bakery for a family reunion. The location was perfect, rooms were pleasant and breakfast excellent but one big disappointment was the welcome and service from the barman. He was very miserable. Such a shame.

  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled with family
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Alan18639899, Owner at The Old Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

As a result of the comments made by Kingprawn999 we communicated with him to establish the full facts. He made the point that the person they have complained about was possibly shy and not naturally outgoing. The regular Bar Person was away celebrating his birthday. As a result of this experience we will ensure in future whoever is on duty provides the level of welcome and service for which we are known. Therefore, we appreciate the comments made and as a result our usual high standards of service will be improved further.
Unfortunately the experience appears to have influenced the rating levels given which we feel is unjustified.

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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed whilst attending a wedding function at Kenilworth Castle, which was a short walk away. We thoroughly enjoyed the stay especially the warm welcome from the owners, the quiet rooms to the rear and the excellent quality breakfast, which included some lovely fresh fruit.

Karl & Christine, from Wakefield

Stayed: September 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Such a pleasant pub which serves meals on a Monday. There are 2 choices of mains that change and are served on Monday evenings. This Monday was chicken and leek pie with root vegetable mash and salmon fish cakes with lemon bread and salad. They also serve chips. All the meals were scrumptious. They have an extensive range of drinks too. We loved every mouthful.

Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

I recently stayed at The Old Bakery with some friends. We were attending another friend's wedding in Kenilworth Castle.

Our room and en-suite were spotless and the bed was one of the most comfortable I have ever slept in. There were tea, coffee, biscuits and water provided in the room, which was a welcome addition. The shower was very powerful and towels were large and fluffy!

Breakfast was plentiful, with cereal and fresh fruit, pastries, porridge, toast, full English breakfast with many additions along with excellent coffee and tea.

There were a number of other friends attending the wedding also staying in The Old Bakery. Although the bar doesn't usually open until 5pm; Janet arranged for her husband (Alan, I think) to open the bar early for us so we could meet up before the wedding. The castle was not far away, however we asked Alan to arrange a taxi for the ladies as it was a long walk in heels! He kindly did this.

The rest of the party attending the wedding started to walk to the castle and we awaited our taxi outside. A few minutes later, Alan came rushing out and told us our taxi was late and proceeded to bring us in his own car. We really arrived in style! It really was service above and beyond what we expected.

I would highly recommend The Old Bakery to anyone visiting the Kenilworth area.

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about The Old Bakery

Address: 12 High Street, Kenilworth CV8 1LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Kenilworth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Kenilworth
Price Range: RM970 - RM1,026 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you are staying overnight in the immaculate accommodation or enjoying a drink in the relaxed friendly bar you will experience a warm welcome and level of service at The Old Bakery you rarely find, in this era of faceless hotel chains and conveyor belt service. We are situated in the old town part of Kenilworth near Kenilworth Castle, Stoneleigh Park and the University of Warwick. We are particular about our accommodation, proud of our freshly cooked breakfasts and passionate about our bar. ... more   less 

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