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Wonderful hotel. Mike and Rowena are very friendly and make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. We visited the area for Longleat and it is only 10 minutes away so perfect for what we needed. We were travelling with our 2 children aged...More
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for your kind words Matt and I did sense you enjoyed yourselves playing snooker and our board games. I'm sorry you had to pick up the pizzas and that I hadn't spoken to them before to save you that trip. Joe and Livia...More
Where to begin!!
From the beginning of our experience, this place was delightful. I mentioned in my booking that this was very last minute and we weren't too sure what to do. Rowena emailed me with lots of ideas and questions to help make our...More
Thank Jack C
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 9 October 2018
My dear Jack and Eloise
When we received the review I was in London working at my pub so Mike forwarded it to me. It brought tears to my eyes (I had a witness to that in one of my staff) and I don’t believe...More
Wanted to stay out of the city, but close enough to access via public transport. The House is conveniently located on a bus line, quiet street, with plenty of parking. Hosts are engaged and committed to your comfort. Beds are comfy!! Breakfast lovely.More
Thank Ava B
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 29 September 2018
Ava and Leo, it was so lovely to see you both at my pub in London and I'm so happy that Leo really likes our English Old Salt Rum! Quite a few of our guests at The House, usually from London, have visited the Old...More
Found this gem of a place by chance while dropping our son off at University.
Made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived to the minute we left by Rowena and Mike.
Great quirky room with big comfy bed and all usual amenities. Nice...More
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 24 September 2018
Hi Ian and Sandra
I am so pleased you found us last minute even though it was sad about what happened. And thank you so much for booking directly with us as it saves us paying commission which is a big bonus for us! We...More
We had a wonderful two days at The House near Bath. The hosts, Rowena and Mike were very welcoming and helpful and the house and the garden around it are very beautiful. We felt more like visiting friends and their beautiful home than staying in...More
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 18 August 2018
And thank you both for staying with us Guolei and Hulga as I could tell right from the start that you liked it here and that really puts me at ease. I loved the fact that like Josh and Hilary, the review before this, you...More
Owner operated quirky house for people looking for something out of the ordinary. Gorgeous garden with great views especially from the huge conservatory. Unusual Asian/African feel bedrooms with no wardrobes, …Morejust pegs. A sense of fun is the theme and there is opportunity to meet and mingle with other guests. Less
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