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The White House
Ranked #4 of 15 Takeley B&B and Inns
2 reviews
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“One of the best!”
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Really lovely listed property - traditional exterior, contemporary interior. The White House can be recommended on all counts - comfortable, welcoming, peaceful and not forgetting their excellent breakfasts. Whether you are just passing through Takeley or wanting to stay longer, this B&B is for you - but you may never want to leave!

  • Stayed December 2011
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

This is a lovely place to stay whether you are looking for pre or post flight accommodation or just for a weekend get away. my charming hosts could not do enough for me and my room was very comfortable and stylish. I will be back

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled solo
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Southend
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Reviewed 28 January 2012

We stayed overnight at the White House as it is a 10 minute cab ride to Stansted. The B & B is very comfortable and clean and the Breakfast was excellent. The couple that run the White House also run a pub which did a good evening meal just down the road.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

We stayed one night along with some friends to attend a friend's 40th Birthday party nearby. The hotel is very close to Standsted airport, but you aren't disturbed by aircraft noise at all.

The house is set in a lovely big garden setting which our children enjoyed running around in! It is handy to the M11 and for local pubs and takeaways.

The hosts are very welcoming and trustworthy to open up their house to you. We had all 3 rooms upstairs, which all had their own bathroom and lovely huge comfy beds!

A very nice breakfast with fresh fruit platter, yogurts, cereals and fry up!

Thanks for your hospitality!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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Londonderry
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Reviewed 2 July 2011

We stayed here overnight, the accomodation was spotless, modern, the bed and soft furnishings sumptuous and the owers very helpful and accomodating. Breakfast was a real treat and the fresh fruit platter excellent. As previous guests also found there was very little noise despite being so close to the airport. We arrived late after a delayed flight and Mike stayed up to great us and show us our room, which was delightful and the listed cottage did not disappoint. I will return to stay here again and again if passing through Stanstead and am tempted to book a getaway weekend, just for the pleasure of staying in this delightful guesthouse. We would also recommend lunch in the Lion and Lamb down the road, if you can manage the huge portions of delicious traditional food.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The White House

Property: The White House
Address: The White House Smiths Green | Dunmow Road, Takeley CM22 6NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Takeley
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Takeley
Price range (per night): ₹ 5,508 - ₹ 6,740
Hotel Class:4 star — The White House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The White House is a delightful 15th Century Grade II listed manor house set in one acre of attractive gardens providing a relaxing atmosphere for all. Having been awarded 4 Yellow Stars by the AA for its outstanding facilities and service and the prestigious Enjoy England Silver Award, The White House is also highly recommended by the English Tourist Board. Having been refurbished by Mike and Linda, The White House offers first class bed and breakfast accommodation in comfortable surroundings. ... more   less 
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