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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will not be disappointed with your stay at The Old Chaff Mill. The efficient, friendly and welcoming staff are on hand & ready to look after you. The rooms are spotlessly clean with comfortable beds, bed linen and towels to an excellent standard. All rooms have en suite, flat-screen t.v. coffee & tea making facilities. The B&B is conveniently...

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Poole, England
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a frequent flyer I am only too aware of the poor quality and noise found at some airport hotels. So it is great when you find good accommodation close to the airport rather than on it! At Bristol the Old Chaff Mill is a real jewel close to the airport but set well back off the road via a...

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at the Old Chaff Mill for business and family trips for the last 8 years. Never had a problem. Always get a warm welcome and receive a great service. When you find something that is this good you stick to it.

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Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed the night before flying out to celebrate my birthday . Found the room to be very comfortable , warm , in fact too warm , had to turn heating down a little . Staff friendly & transfers quick . Went to recommended local restaurant couple miles away & enjoyed a nice meal to start off the celebrations . Pleasant...

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is close to the airport making transfer very quick and pain free. The accommodation is modern, very comfortable and kept spotlessly clean. A perfect start to a holiday or business trip.Especially suited to an overnight stay before an early flight.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to stay, have now visited it for 16 years. The new rooms have open an are super. Driver picks you up outside door. Wouldn't stay anywhere else. Always clean, sheets etc cleaned each day, a light breakfast is provided, plenty before going to airportk

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Rob L, General Manager at The Old Chaff Mill, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your kind words which are much appreciated. And you are always very welcome here. Thanks again and regards.

Torquay, Devon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to the manager moaning about the driver stating they had just had an arguement (hello what was that to do we me lol ) No PDQ machine to pay with credit card, manager said cash only, it helps with the tax man, hello I have to pay tax. Returned from the canary islands to a cold room with no...

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

What a find! We stayed in the two bedroom lodge before our early morning flight and couldn't of wanted for anything better. The lodge was clean with a large kitchen and living area so we had a very enjoyable and relaxing evening before our flight. Being so close to the airport you'd expect some noise but we hardly heard a...

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Rob L, Owner at The Old Chaff Mill, responded to this review

Sincere thanks, always good to hear we performed. Best regards and thank you for troubling to leave a positive review.

Yelverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

First difficulty was being unable to understand the lady with whom we booked but we emailed the owner and got a nice email reply to confirm the booking. We stayed one night and the lady was friendly and the room similar to others we have used. The return arrangements were very poor. We called the number on the card and...

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Rob L, Owner at The Old Chaff Mill, responded to this review

I thought long and hard how best to respond to this review from somebody I consider to be an unreasonable and ultimately an unpleasant character; being public-facing we meet people like this from time to time but thankfully not too often. The driver is adamant that he went twice to the airport, once to collect somebody to take to Acorns...

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before a very early flight from Bristol Airport and it is a fab find. Given a warm welcome and asked if we needed help with our bags. The room was large, very clean and modern. It also had a massive tv. Tea making facilities were great complete with lush biscuits. We loved the snack packs left for us...

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Address: The Old Chaff Mill Downside Road, Backwell BS48 3DN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Backwell
Price Range: $68 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“If you want extra space or are in the area for a few days on business ask for the Family Lodge, which is excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles willburchnall, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nice room to relax in”
 of 5 bubbles Bettepick, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the barn is outstanding”
 of 5 bubbles JeanS61, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Cottage is fab for a family”
 of 5 bubbles angwilliams2015, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I had a barn for 4 and I was solo, it was a free upgrade!”
 of 5 bubbles FroggieLeBugue, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
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