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Anvil Lodge
Ranked #2 of 6 Shifnal B&B and Inns
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Just as great 2nd time round!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2011

We stayed at The Anvil Lodge last summer for business, and as it was so fantastic we bookedd up for 2 weekends this year.
Having just returned from our 1st stay this year, we were not disappointed! It was just as brilliant as i remembered from last year - huge comfortable room, lovely clean spacious bathroom with bath and shower, lovely breakfast choices - and best of all, amazing hosts.
We cannot wait to go back in a few weeks time.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled on business
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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2011

Spotless large room and good breakfast. Next door to a quiet pub with real ale.

  • Stayed June 2011
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Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2011

Needed a reasonable B&B for a wedding we were attending at Weston Park. The Anvil Lodge was a great find and just a short taxi ride from Weston Park. The room was brilliant with bath and shower! Breakfasts were huge with a wide choice. Would certainly recommend this place.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Calne, United Kingdom
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51 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2011

On 9 May 11 my wife and I arrived at Anvil Lodge to a relaxed and warm greeting from Michael and Judy. Anvil lodge is located on Aston Road that runs out of Shifnal to the East. No problem finding the address with or without Satnav (TF11 8DU). The site is in an urban area and within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants in the town. My business was at RAF Cosford and the airfield was an easy 5 to 10 minutes drive from Anvil Lodge. Judy placed us in a room to the rear of the property, away from the road. The room is spacious and spotlessly clean. My wife always 'checks out' the bathroom first, and she was completely happy with the layout and glistening white-ware. I enjoyed the shower unit that provided masses of HOT water.

The large bed (Super King I guess) is very comfortable and made up with good quality bedding. We enjoyed a good nights sleep, but were aware of traffic from around 7am. Not a major problem but relevant on a humid and clammy night which led us to open windows for air circulation (a fan is provided).

The breakfast, cooked by Michael was outstanding. I choose the SMALL Full English, thank heavens as I doubt that I could have done justice to The LARGE Full English. The selection of cereals, juices, and fruit is better than in most 5 star country house hotels we have stayed at! My wife was suffering from a bad headache and passed on the breakfast but Judy was very helpful and offered her a paracetamol, and suggested that we delay our departure to give my wife a chance to sleep and overcome the headache. At no time did we feel pressured to leave the room, on the contrary.

I had an opportunity to chat to Michael, who is a no nonsense and practical host. Judy and Michael make a good team and know how to look after their guests. Their project to add a dedicated Guest house on land next to their Pub is inspired and has been planned and managed with foresight and attention to detail. I guess this project is one of their better decisions and they are rightly proud of their achievement. We will definitely return when next we visit RAF Cosford.

Our thanks to our Hosts

Room Tip: The room at the rear suited us.
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled on business
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2011

The warm welcome we received from Mike & Judy was just the start of a great overnight stay at the Anvil Lodge.

Our spacious room was spotlessly clean, and tidy. The bed itself (we booked a double) was the biggest we've ever seen in a hotel/B&B. Along with the usual facilities of TV and welcome tray there thoughtful touches such as a hair dryer in the drawers (and a mirror close enough so you could use it!), high quality shower/bath gels and the fluffiest towels ever.

Breakfast is excellent with a range of fruit, cerals, yoghurts, toast, high quality preserves, juices etc, and of course the famous full english all served with tea, coffee and the sort of attention to detail you don't see very often any more. One thing is for sure you won't go hungry here.

We can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Anvil Lodge
Address: 22A Aston Road, Shifnal TF11 8DU, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shifnal
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Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Shifnal
Price range (per night): ₹ 6,229 - ₹ 9,257
Hotel Class:4 star — Anvil Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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