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Green Whale Tump B & B
Ranked #34 of 43 Ross-on-Wye B&B and Inns
Dartford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nothing is too much trouble”
Reviewed 18 March 2012

Lovely welcome from Ali and Andy on arrival, really friendly and helpful with lots of advice on how to get the most from our weekend.
On our first morning we hired a canadian canoe in Symonds Yat East which cost £38 for the two of us, this took just over two hours and was great fun with fantastic views along the river.
We spent the afternoon walking in the Forest of Dean and again Andy and Ali gave us great advice on different routes to take.
We stayed in the loft room which we found to be very clean, comfortable and had fantastic views.
Breakfast was delicious with high quality food being served (sausages and the granary toast were extra yummy).
Although i went as a couple this time i would not hesitate to come back as a family as there was plenty for the children to do in the lounge in the way of games, books, dvds etc.
A real delight and would come back again to explore more.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Guilford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

This is a nice purpose built B&B in lovely surroundings. Whilst it is very nice - dogs and children are welcome, the hosts are welcoming and the place is lovely and clean there are a couple of things it is worth noting as it may effect your choice.
The room we stayed in was small - sink half the size of a normal sink in the bathroom which made filling the kettle a bit of a logistical challenge, shower no bath. This was ok for us - but worth noting if you like space.
The view out of our room was the side of a hill - more the inside of a hill with the path to reception running down the side - again fine for us as we weren't spending time in our room.
The sound proofing is not great - I could hear snoring from the room across the hallway.
There are no televisions in the rooms - you can watch tv in the lounge if you so desire but not in the room. Not really a problem except I could have done with something to mask the sound of snoring.
The parking is a bit on the snug side if the B&B is full. Not a problem if you have a reversing camera but a driving skills challenge if you don't.
The hosts are lovely. The breakfast is good. The views where you get them are stunning.

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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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andy w, Owner at Green Whale Tump B & B, responded to this review, 5 November 2011
Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you did not like some aspects of The Oak room. The room has been used by many people this summer with some requesting it for a second visit. Although it does not have views down the Wye Valley it does have French Windows and a Juliette Balcony that look out on our Tump that is covered with large oak trees. Please see photographs of the room and the view on this site. Not having TVs in the rooms is a deliberate choice, TVs are not advertised and many guests have expressed the view that it makes a nice change not to have a TV. There is a selection of books and games available in the lounge. We like to feel we are easy to approach and offer a warm and personal service and if the problem of filling the kettle had been brought to our attention we could have provided a jug to fill the kettle
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2011

4 rooms -, 1 family room, 1 large room with amazing views and 2 smaller rooms, all en suite, all have usual features for your comfort. There is a large lounge, part of which doubles as the dining room. Plenty of maps ,games, books etc.
Breakfasts are varied and freshly cooked to order. Evening meals are available and a menu is available at breakfast for you to choose , food is very enjoyable.
Position of the house is superb ,overlooking the valley, with many walks from the door.
Ali and Andy are fantastic hosts and nothing seems to be to much trouble.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and on doubt will revisit.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2011

A beautiful build project with fabulous views. Andy and Ali were gracious hosts, accommodating us at the 11th hour. Lovely use of wood throughout, fab breakfast and a comfy bed! Fantastic.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 August 2011

Our room was cosy & perfect for our family of 4. Andy & Ali are the perfect hosts. They put toys, books & plastic cups in our rooms as they knew we had young children.
We enjoyed breakfast there and Ali was so kind to fulfill our request to have traditional English afternoon tea at their place. She made us delicious sandwiches with home made ham & smoked salmon, Victorian sponge cake (YUM!), cupcakes & scones with clotted cream & jam. Our kids, nieces & nephew had a wonderful time playing with the bats & balls and other games provided by Andy & Ali. And they enjoyed playing with Rosie the dog. Great place for families.
Our only complaint is that the shower area in our family room was tiny. But it was ok for a short stay.

  • Stayed August 2011
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Additional Information about Green Whale Tump B & B

Property: Green Whale Tump B & B
Address: Green Whales Tump Bulls Hill | Walford, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5SD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Ross-on-Wye
Price range (per night): ₹ 5,856 - ₹ 6,274
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Green Whale Tump bed & breakfast has beautiful views over the Wye valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We enjoy a quiet rural location yet are only 3 miles from the market town of Ross-on-Wye and M50, 8 miles from Monmouth. Located in the historic border land between England and Wales there is beautiful countryside, castles, historic towns and the industrial archaeology of the Forest of Dean to enjoy. There are stunning walks and cycle rides straight from the door. Ali and Andy offer a warm welcome and home cooked food including evening meals with ingredients sourced locally from quality producers. ... more   less 
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Green Whale Tump B & B Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire

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