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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was a nice little guest house, the staff were friendly and really accommodating and helpful. The price was great and included a good breakfast the next morning. If you are expecting the Ritz, you won't get it, but then again you aren't paying Ritz prices. It was clean and comfortable, and the armchair in the room was a nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived and was kept waiting outside 10mins until tony arrived our room was absolutely disgusting there was hairs and scum in the shower and sink stains all over the carpets toilet didn't flush properly no lock on the bathroom door meldew on the ceiling shower. We didn't stay for breakfast as the Chiefs apron was absolute filth and we...

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1Thank ann l
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Fine for a one or two night stay. Not luxury or spotless but very welcoming and breakfast was great - absolutely huge. Very chatty hosts. Comfy beds. Key to come and go as you please and towels provided.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We stayed for 1 night and was made to feel very welcome by Tony and staff, it was like home from home. Would definitely stay here again if we are in the area. The breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice and cooked to order.

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Thank Elaine S
Ebbw Vale, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2015

I and my wife stayed in the Bowden Guest House, we received a very warm welcome, room was a bit outdated but lovely comfortable bed, the owners were really friendly and nothing was to much trouble, they give us great advice of places to eat in the evening, even allowed us to use their phone, and give us great ideas...

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Thank Lee M
adelaide
Reviewed 25 July 2014

This abode is a must stay if you are lucky enough to tour England and enjoy British hospitality at its best. The ultimate in room decor, cleanliness and pristine manchester it is not. Numerous dead blow flies, blown light globes and partly used shampoo bottle in the mouldy wet area (we outlayed 12 pounds 50 at the local Sainsbury's for...

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3Thank oolahlah
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2013

My boyfriend and I had a lovely stay at the guest house. The owners are great with people-warm and welcoming. The room was a fantastic value and included a full English breakfast. They were able to do a vegetarian English breakfast with no hassle. They formally owned a pub, and you can tell that they are experienced with dealing with...

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1Thank annechimp
Reviewed 1 June 2013

The couple that runs this first house are lovely and very talkative. The breakfast is great and just like granny used to make when you were a kid ... amazing! The beds are comfy and the rooms are very big and spacious. Yes it is a tad outdated and a bit dusty but the hotel offers so much more. Look...

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Thank joelthom
Reviewed 4 May 2013

If you want a good value for money guest house, this is the place. The welcome you get on arrival is 2nd to none, Tony & his lovely wife instantly make you feel at home & nothing seems to be too much trouble. The rooms are big & comfortable. The breakfast is nothing short of superb!! I would be more...

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1Thank Tony P
Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2012

After the journey from hell we arrived at the The Bowden to a very warm welcome from Tony and his lovely Wife we were offered tea or coffe straight away . Now down to the Guest house itself if you want 5 star move on but if you want a clean and comfortable place at a very good price to...

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Address: 27 Beanacre Road, Melksham SN12 8AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Melksham
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Bowden Guest House Melksham, Wiltshire
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“A room at the back will reduce traffic noise from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles FSCLondon, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If we stayed again we would request a room at the back as it is situated on the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles 67elaines, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“'Hell hath no fury'. Choose your accommodation wisely and praise those people who endear you with their warmth and hospitality. This was a last minute booking and we paid the ultimate price.”
 of 5 bubbles oolahlah, 24 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room as the stairs are steep if you have any mobility problems”
 of 5 bubbles EricF387, 27 Aug 2012 | Read review
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