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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed here as it was close to the airport for an early flight. Kevin, the owner, was there to greet us and also took us to the airport at 4.30am the next day for £9.50. The room was small but adequate and the shower room was spotless. There is tea and coffee for free and snacks for a small...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Picked up from the airport promptly. Lovely comfortable room. Found the local pub for dinner, sat with a cup of tea in the garden as a warm evening, peaceful. Very close to the airport but amazingly quiet. Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits. Breakfast snacks for a small fee if early start. Early lift to the airport for a small...

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

If flying to Stansted, you might have either an early or very late flight and dont feel like heading somewhere else yet (it takes almost 1h with the train to London, where hotels are dogier and more expensive). This is really a perfect place, but to me, the sell point was: free aiport shuttle! Hey! Someone will pick you up...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Having arranged accommodation with Kev and Su, myself and two friends booked a room to stay here whilst we waited for our coach to take us home. We made the owners aware with plenty of notice exactly what times and dates we we're arriving, to which they even sent us an email back confirming what we had told them. As...

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Kevin J, Owner at The Willows Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Laura it did not help that you booked the wrong date for your stay, if you had arrived on the correct date the room would have been waiting for you, we have been running the guest house for 8 years and our late check in service has worked very well for hundreds of guests, but then they had booked...

Esher, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a perfect overnight stay for Stansted Airport passengers needing to be collected promptly and delivered on time the next day. Clean comfortable quiet, attractive, modestly priced but you need to eat at the airport or bring food from M & S at the airport. Good tea/coffee facilities

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Such a gem! The most welcoming owners I have come across before. They really helped up out with our late arrival and very early morning, the lodge was very idyllic and 'cute.' The main reason I booked was for the price but in hindsight I would have paid quite a bit more for the service and lodge. Would highly recommend....

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Deauville, France
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I needed to spend a little quiet time before getting back to France. Charming and quiet, but really pretty much in the middle of nowhere. Great big free breakfast selection of croissants, cheese, and every cereal known on the planet. I chose the triple room, which is a double bed and a single. It made for a spacious room for...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night and arrived after 9pm. We were greeted with a warm welcome and a nice comfortable bedroom. The owner did everything she could to help us with directions and even told us where to get petrol. There was ample parking which was free (unlike the big chains) and friendly cats to talk to :-) Breakfast is...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Needed a B&B to stay within easy range of Stansted airport and found this lovely place. The hosts were really welcoming and the room super spacious. Tea/coffee facilities included within a large spacious en-suite room. Paid less than £50 for the night and our hosts took us to the aiorport the following day. Super clean, super friendly super economy a...

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

Stayed one night for flight from Stansted the next dat. Sue met us from the airport and was there within 5 minutes or so from ringing. Very pleasant welcome and the room was all that you needed. Lovely en-suite with shower, toilet and washbasin. Tea and coffee, biscuits and a selection of other snacks. Very quite with no disturbance from...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Willows Guest house is located just 2 miles from Stansted Airport, (but is not under the flight path so we get very little noise from the aircraft). The original building is of classic thatch cottage design and was built in 1650. We offer our customers well designed and equipped rooms to hotel standard, but with the personal care and attention you only get at a small family run business! Recently renovated, each room has a contemporary feel with an en-suite bathroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Willows Guest House

Address: The Willows Bambers Green | Bambers Green, Takeley CM22 6PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Takeley
Price Range: $90 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I think all the rooms are in self contained units around the pretty garden. It was a very hot day and we had a room in a shady part.”
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“Unless your booking a room when the owners are actually going to be there then don't bother.”
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 of 5 bubbles Paul_Gerrard13, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
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“Our room, number 2, was fantastic!”
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