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shuswap Lake
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Just left the Emsley after a wonderful 3 night stay. Loved Stratford and more importantly loved this charming home. Ray and Melanie were fantastic hosts, providing not only a delicious breakfast with homemade jams & marmalade, but lots of information about the town and surrounding area. Melanie's shortbread cookies were a great surprise on the beverage tray in our room....

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

Hi Pat, Thank you so much for the lovely review, it means a lot to us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a great pleasure to meet you and chat with you. Thanks again. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. It is within walking distance of the town centre. The accommodation was very clean and comfortable and the breakfast excellent. The owners Ray, Mel and Hayley were very friendly and helpful and I would certainly recommend it. .

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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. We really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a real pleasure to meet you both. Best wishes, Ray, Mel & Hayley

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This quaint B n' B was the perfect place for our stay in Stratford-upon-Avon. Comfortable bed and blush pillows, quiet building, and lovely owners. Breakfast was delicious with all the homemade touches. Just a stones throw from the town center with free parking. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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

Hi Kim, Thank you so much for the lovely review, it means so much to us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, however brief, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Thanks again for your kind comments. It was a real pleasure to meet you both. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in July. Perfect location, very clean and breakfast was just first class. Hosts couldn't have been any better. Wonderful just being able to walk into town. Would be happy to recommend to family and friends. Thank You Jenny and Dave

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

Hi Jenny & Dave, Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review, we really appreciate it. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay and we hope to see you again one day. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I booked rather late a quick weekend in Stratford upon Avon and found a lovely twin bedded room for a very reasonable price. Less than 5 minutes from the train station the Guest House is easy to find and so handy when traveling by train. Also so easy to get into town and all the sights, 4 minutes away is...

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and your lovely comments, we really appreciate it. We are glad you liked the shortbread - it is quite popular with most of our guests! Anyway, thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to do a review. It was lovely to meet you and we hope to see...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's four years since we last stayed here and I'm delighted to say that our second stay was another pleasurable experience. Mel, Ray and Hayley run a well oiled establishment with many lovely personal touches that you will not find at a hotel. Mel still supplies her scrummy home made short bread in your room. Breakfast is wonderful and of...

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

Hi Paula, Thank you so much for the lovely review, and for coming back to us again. We are glad you found that our standards have not slipped in the last four years. We look forward to seeing you and your daughter again next year. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

What a delightful guest house. Spotlessly clean and run by a lovely family. We stayed here for one night after race meeting at Stratford.. Lovely comfortable bed - perfect sleep. Great shower and then possibly best breakfast ever.. Will be back but next time for longer than one night. Thank you for being perfect hosts. Darren & Donna

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

Hi Darren & Donna, Thank you so much for the lovely review, it means a lot to us. Thank you for your wonderful comments too. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Welcoming, informative, comfortable, spotless, friendly, central, well organised, very reasonably priced, big breakfast & big room. Really enjoyable two night stay Faultless in my opinion. Would recommend highly.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to do this review, we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again one day. Thanks again. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stayed here foe 2 nights. We had a lovely welcome with tea and coffee on arrival. The home made biscuits were mouthwatering. We were given tons of information from Ray. We stayed in the Gloucester room which was quiet and comfortable. Breakfast was superb and the homemade damson jam was a treat. We were in easy walking distance of most...

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

Hi Patricia, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and your lovely comments, we really appreciate it. Its great when guests appreciate the little "extras" we provide like the homemade jams and biscuits - we like to be a bit different from the crowd. We do hope we see you again one day. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

Risca, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Just got back from a two day stay in this B&B. Fantastic service from Ray and his family. Very pleasant room with the added extras you would normally find in a Hotel. No need to pack toiletries, hairdryer, iron it was all there. Wonderful breakfast with lots of choice and nothing was too much trouble. Having been visiting Stratford for...

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

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for the lovely review and your kind comments. We are glad you were impressed with our standards and we hope to welcome you again in the not too distant future. Thanks again. Best wishes, Ray, Melanie & Hayley

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  • 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 

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Address: 4 Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range: $109 - $176 (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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“We were at the back of the house, and the room was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 987debbyh, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The stairs are very steep so if you have mobility concerns this could be a problem. Help is available however.”
 of 5 bubbles theatregirl24, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the York which is a double and very nice. For luxury go for Gloucester which has been recently refurbished.”
 of 5 bubbles paulas64, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We can recommend The Gloucester room but I am sure there are other great room”
 of 5 bubbles W2261YPpatriciah, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles peterwales2016, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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