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Billericay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable, quiet, CLEAN, friendly, and the sort of breakfast you'd expect in a top quality hotel. And if like me you don't eat factory-farmed meat, note that the owner serves up bacon and sausages from a local welfare-assured farm/butcher. Very reasonable prices too. I've pretty much decided that if I ever need a B&B within 20-30 miles then this is... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Old School House is a wonderful B&B with just 2 guest bedrooms. Peaceful and quiet, you can be assured of a good nights' rest in a beautiful converted school house. We were attending a private function at Keele University and this was a perfect place for us. The double bedroom was clean and comfortable, with en-suite. Breakfast was superb,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Everything was perfect. The room was extremely comfortable with big bed and a writing bureau (ideal as I had to work some nights), as well as the usual TV and wardrobe. The separate bathroom was spotlessly clean, with a bath tub. The breakfast was impressive. Fresh fruit, yogurts and cereal with the option of a cooked breakfast if not yet... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I doubted that any b & b was worth 49 consecutive excellent reviews.Well the house is lovely,the breakfast excellent, the accommodation very comfortable and most of all the host Val is so very friendly.So yes its more than worth its excellent review. Rob & Jacqui.

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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is an excellent B&B in a historic building with rooms of character. My wife and I spent two nights in the Red Room, which has a luxuriously comfortable king-size bed. The soft bathrobes are another luxury touch, something rarely provided in a private B&B. Not en suite, but the spacious bathroom just across the hall is for you alone... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2016

spent 1 night here sharing with a friend when attending an event at Keele Hall. the room was lovely, spotlessly clean with everything we needed and very comfy beds. Lovely host ( even gave us a lift up to the Hall). Breakfast was splendid, with a huge choice of options including freshly cooked English, a very enjoyable, relaxed stay, would... More 

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Thank Sourap
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

A friend and I recently stayed here as last minute stopover when attending an event at Keele Uni. This is a lovely b&b , boutique in style with just two rooms . WE stayed in the twin . The bathroom was across the landing ,but it was not shared . The rooms was spotless and with the level of toiletries... More 

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Virginia
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Thanks to some alumni activities at Keele University, I had the pleasure of staying one night at the Old School Keele, which is in Keele Village along with the Sneyd Arms pub. The Old School Keele B&B is run by Val, a Keele alumna herself. My "gold room" had a comfortable bed and spacious en suite bathroom, while the red... More 

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North Wales
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54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The house is stunning with beautifully kept gardens and an outside seating area. Welcoming & cosy. Spotless accommodation and fantastic hospitality from Val, home from home. There is a lovely dining room where you have breakfast, with a tv and newspapers and coffee & tea making facilities, this is open at all times. We visited the pub, just across the... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We contacted the Old School having seen the positive TA reviews, as we wanted accommodation in the vicinity of Keele University where my son is in his first term. Initially, as per the previous reviewer's experience, Val advised that she was fully booked on the dates we required but sent us a very helpful comprehensive list of other local options.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old School is an elegant Victorian school that has been carefully renovated to retain its original character whilst providing modern comforts. It is in the heart of the conservation area in Keele village, in which there are many other interesting Victorian buildings. There are two individually designed bedrooms for guests, one en-suite and one with a private bathroom. The village pub, The Sneyd Arms, is nearby and serves food all day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School Keele

Address: The Old School Church Bank | The Old School, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Newcastle-under-Lyme > Keele
Price Range: £36 - £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Red Room has the bureau for those that need to work in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 174adeng, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only 2 rooms - our Red room was great, the Gold room has smaller bed but ensuite facilities (Red room's bathroom is across landing)”
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 of 5 bubbles Roundy, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“There are only two that I was aware of. Mine was lovely, and at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles Rhianwhit, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“We had two rooms (not sure if that's all Val has) and both are great”
 of 5 bubbles 957shaun, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The Old School Keele is quite isolated so probably find something to entertain yourself and consume unless you don't mind the pub or a bit of travelling. Its lovely but be aware.”
 of 5 bubbles melissaa480, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
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