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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were greeted by the owners who went to great lengths to help us with our luggage and to ensure that our room was totally prepared for our stay. They gave us a great recommendation for lunch and then we dined on site at the restaurant. The meal was good although the attempts to authenticate British Pub food were slightly...

Thank 69steve690
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and got a very nice and friendly welcoming. The rooms are furnished comfortably and in the morning you get a fresh breakfast served from a very nice lady. The price performance ratio is very good.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had several long days of traveling so decided to stop at 1pm and were greeted delightfully by the owner, shown 3 beautifully appointed rooms. We chose the back queen room that was very clean and the bed very comfortable. Dinner was delicious and the entire staff cheery and helpful...but kudos to the owners Dani and Enrico who were very...

Thank dledithmotz
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Briar Lea Inn was was our first experience with a B&B, and as a result, the bar for any others in our future has been set very high by this first experience. The Briar Lea Inn gave us the feeling that were back visiting Ireland. From first step into the common room with fireplace, beamed ceilings, wide board wooden...

Thank teresat707
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Pros: Owners of this bed and breakfast started 8 months ago and are very friendly. All bed sheets are towels smelled clean, rooms are quaint, dinner and beer at the pub were delicious. A good location because it is close to anything worth visiting. Cons: I won't be staying here again due to the fact that the room in itself...

Thank Dc_annie123
Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night before hiking up Mt Washington. What a stunning little Inn, it has the cutest little rooms with nice comfortable beds and lovely linen. The owners are very friendly and helpful and we really enjoyed our stay here, we just wish we had arrived with enough time to eat at the pub! My only small...

Thank GenevieveMorris86
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Stayed here in April for a one night ski stopover. Wonderful new owners who have kept the old staff, especially the cook! Would recommend this as a very friendly place with a terrific small pub. The bar is to die for. Impossible to describe-- you have to check it out.

Thank massbayreviewer
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place to rest on our journey through to New Brunswick. We love taking the scenic route through the states from Ontario and this place was the perfect distance to end our day. What luck to find they had a room for us - and the coziest of English pubs downstairs for dinner! Perfect for weary travelers! Great...

Thank Tricia F
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Many choices for good meals in Bethel with various ethnic courses. The Jolly offered a nice taste of the British Isles in a comfortable setting with friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff. I chose the cottage pie and it came piping hot. It could have improved with additional basic spices. My wife had the chicken pastry and she loved this different version...

Thank Lewiston_MEDoogie
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Ten years ago, this place was a well tended replica of an English Inn and Pub. Now it is a bit tired. Room cleanliness, decor and attention to maintenance average. Staff very helpful. Food average for the price.

Thank skpdds

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy country inn with a British pub and restaurant in the heart of New England. We are five miles from Sunday River Ski Resort and one mile from pretty Bethel village. Our full menu features curries, Fish and Chips, Bangers and Mash, Shepherd's Pie and a whole lot more. Great beers and cask-conditioned ale on tap, wines and cocktails. All rooms have private baths, TV/DVD and wireless internet. Come for a pint or dinner - stay the night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Jolly Drayman at The Briar Lea Inn

Address: 150 Mayville Rd, P.O. Box 250, Bethel, ME 04217-4442
Region: United States > Maine > Bethel
Price Range: £83 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Jolly Drayman at The Briar Lea Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“the back rooms a very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles dledithmotz, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just inquire about everything before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles Dc_annie123, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Double check the exact setup of the beds and cots in the room you request. I had a cot set up that I did not need.”
 of 5 bubbles massbayreviewer, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Winkleigh was great. A soft queen bed.”
 of 5 bubbles jessicaw750, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We like the Dartmoor and Exmoor rooms on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetS304, 7 Sep 2013 | Read review
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