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“Don't Stay Here!”
Review of Beckford House

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Beckford House
Ranked #78 of 154 Bath B&B and Inns
Burlington, Canada
1 review
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“Don't Stay Here!”
Reviewed 18 June 2011

We've travelled to Europe about 15 times, this being our 8th visit to England alone, so have stayed in dozens and dozens of B&Bs. We'd originally booked this location for 4 nights but left after 2. We relied on all the great Tripadvisor comments when booking this 4 star B&B accommodation. Our room was very large, which we appreciated. As for the rest - HUGE disappointment: Paint peeling in the bathroom, towels unravelling and mishaped, the circa 1970's TV didn't work at all the first night, after being "fixed" I could only get ONE channel, bed rail kept falling off and the worst point of all - at breakfast, all the condiment lids were coated with dust! Pretty disgusting.
On a positive note, the breakfasts themselves were very good. - the negative side is, we were never offered more coffee or toast - Anthony simply disappeared to the kitchen once he put your breakfast plate in front of you and watched our reflection in the glass door to see when we left. Find another place in Bath.

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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 June 2011

The Beckford was superb for the two nights we stayed in Bath on our three week trip through the UK in June of 2010. Anthony is an absolute peach and I agree with other reviewers on his breakfasts. Made to order and copious quantities. The house is a little difficult to find if you are not familiar with the area so prepare yourself with a street map and exact directions. It is a very peaceful accommodation once you find it.

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  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
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stevenage
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Reviewed 2 April 2011

what a wonderful B and B, nothing too much trouble, host very welcoming and informative,a map of the area was supplied so the walk into town made easier.
Bath itself absolutely lovely and the weather was a bonus.
The room was delightful with lovely views enhanced by the binoculars.
If you are going to Bath stay here for the icing on the cake......

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 February 2011

Wonderful host lovely b&b. Room was beautifully decorated and great breakfast

  • Stayed February 2011
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Reviewed 13 February 2011

Me and my girlfriend had a lovely stay in this beautiful property. We were made to feel very welcome from start to finish, from the very helpful and friendly host, Anthony, who's extensive knowledge of local pubs and bars went down a treat! His breakfasts get the thumbs up too!
Rooms are a good size and very clean, so would def recommend to others!

  • Stayed February 2011
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Additional Information about Beckford House

Property: Beckford House
Address: 59 Upper Oldfield Park, Bath BA2 3LB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
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Ranked #78 of 154 B&Bs / Inns in Bath
Hotel Class:4 star — Beckford House 4*
Number of rooms: 29

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