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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had no issues with the accommodation at this B&B. The room was as advertised and was at the quiet end of the house and with dual exits from my room I could go as I pleased. The breakfast was hot and the whole setting of the house was excellent.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed at 178 London Road which although it is just a few minutes walk from St Albans town centre, it's a beautiful tranquil haven. Barry and Carol were very helpful with my booking enquiry and were very welcoming hosts. 178 London Road is an extremely high quality B&B. Our room overlooked the pretty garden and although not en-suite, it...

Thank Jean C
178LONDONROAD, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

These were such lovely, appreciative and charming guests and I am pleased they enjoyed their stay. I hope they will come back for longer next time!

Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

As someone who works in the travel industry I book my hotel accommodation with care, seeking independent hotels or B&Bs if at all possible. I booked through Late Rooms for a single room at this venue attracted by the reviews on Trip Advisor that spoke of the beautiful Georgian house and the delicious cooked breakfasts. The photos of the rooms...

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olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

We are sorry this customer was dissatisfied but take extreme exception to his claim of being "bumped off". As he states, he was telephoned 48 hours before the booking was due as there was a technical problem with the single bedroom at 178 London Road. He was therefore offered a twin room in a self-catering apartment, or the option of...

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

"My parents were visiting from the USA for ten days and found staying at the cottage very comfortable, clean and fabulously located. A few minutes from the cathedral and St Albans city centre really added to the sense of relaxation and ease...my family and I were very close by. It seemed like we were all in one big comfy home....

Thank serena459
olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

We thank this family for their kind comments and for being such lovely guests - they were so appreciative and easy to look after! We hope that Jill recovers quickly from her recent surgery and that we will see them again soon.

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This has all the character and the welcome of a family home and this reflects in the care and attention offered by Barry and Carol. Comfortable rooms with tea and coffee, hairdryer, towels, fresh water. A shared bathroom but equipped with a large roll top bath and large rain shower. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious and wit daily newspapers. A...

Thank Cath T
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went to watch a band that was playing in the area with our friends and booked a room at 178 London road St albans. We booked what we thought was a room in the mainbuilding for £65 as the booking wasn't very clear in the description and a few weeks later our friends booked a room for £85. When...

Thank kim123421
178LONDONROAD, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

We are sorry that this guest was not happy with his accommodation but would like to point out the following facts. He booked through LateRooms which quite categorically state that there are two types of accommodation and that the twin rooms are in a separate property from the B&B at 178 London Road. It also describes the breakfast provided and...

Reviewed 20 June 2016

From the moment we arrived to when we left everything was super. The ambience of relaxed elegance befitting this lovely Georgian building made it feel like a real treat. Real care has been taken over every aspect of decoration and furnishing - our bedroom was beautiful and indeed was the bathroom. Barry and Carol made us very welcome and are...

Thank Oliver C
olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

These were extremely lovely guests and we enjoyed having them to stay although it was only a short visit. Come back soon!

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A lovely weekend and very nice to meet Carol and Barry. We will stay there again if the opportunity arises. The scrambled eggs were lovely, and an interesting recipe. The ambience was great very friendly hosts and great luxury furnishings in a convenient location in St Albans

Thank X780617
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Clean, comfortable and warm. Very good sized shower room and well stocked kitchen with breakfast food and amenities to cook own meals. Both bedrooms face the road and there is some noise from people passing by but it's negligible. Able to get TV to work with help from proprietor as the aerial needed to be relocated in its socket.

Thank Margaret T
olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

Many thanks to our guest for the above review - she is a returning guest and we hope we will see her again on future occasions.

Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This review comes a little late. Sorry but been busy. However must say we had another suberb stay at London Rd. The house was full of sumptuous festive decorations and took us back in time. We stayed in between Christmas and over the New Year! As usual, Barry and Carol were on point with everything. From the gorgeous comfy bed,...

Thank Susan B
olivianr1, Owner at 178 London Road, responded to this review

As usual a pleasure to have these lovely guests who have become friends over the years and I hope to welcome them many more times!

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Additional Information about 178 London Road

Address: 178 London Road, St Albans AL1 1PL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St Albans
Price Range: £63 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Choose the room next to the bathroom, overlooking the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanC176, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a better room make sure you book for the main b&b building”
 of 5 bubbles kim123421, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“no parking at LONDON ROAD. NCP parking at keyfield terrace that is free after 6.30 until 7.00am but it does get busy”
 of 5 bubbles quin2112, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“It's a budget accommodation so don't expect luxury but it's clean. Also remember is shared premises unless you pay for the three rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Diellebee, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
“No comment”
 of 5 bubbles gretta520, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
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