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Adelphi Guest House
Certificate of Excellence
Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic place!!”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed at Adelphi only for a couple of nights but we absolutely loved it!!The room we were staying in (Four Poster Premier Room) was simply amazing. It was spacious, clean and nicely decorated! The bed was so comfortable that we had difficulties to get up in the morning. There is en-suite bathroom with all the necessary toiletries (Scottish Fine Soaps) and towels provided.
Breakfast was simply delicious!We had a few options to go for (you have to decide a night before by ticking the mini list your options- we thought that was an excellent idea).
Our hosts Sue and Simon were very charming!!Simon kindly helped us carrying our bags upstairs and gave us a few helpful tips about getting around, restaurants, etc.
We cannot praise enough how much we enjoyed staying at Adelphi guest house. It is very central also.On our next trip to Stratford we already know where we will be staying- it is an obvious choice for us!!Thanks Sue and Simon!!!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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sueandsimon79, Owner at Adelphi Guest House, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Thank you for this review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in the four poster room. Guests certainly find the bed very comfortable and often comment that it is difficult to get up as they are so snug. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Simon and Sue
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Delightful hosts, great location, spotlessly clean and a perfect breakfast. I travel a lot on business and this guest house is one of the best I have stayed in. I would not hesitate to recommend. Five stars!

  • Stayed May 2014
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sueandsimon79, Owner at Adelphi Guest House, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
5 Star thank you. It was also good of you to write a review when you are so busy. Thank you again. We hope your work brings you back to Stratford and we see you again. Best wishes and enjoy Exeter. Simon and Sue
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Arizona
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

We loved the Adelphi. The bed was comfortable and the breakfasts were fabulous. The eggs were cooked just right. You can walk to most attractions and to the theater. Sue and Simon made us feel right at home, gave us good advise on what to see and do...and we hated to leave. Room number 2 is on the back of the house and very quiet with a king sized bed. There's parking on site. With all this, it's a good value.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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sueandsimon79, Owner at Adelphi Guest House, responded to this review, 2 June 2014
Thank you for writing us a review.We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and fond it "Convenient, comfortable and good value". Our eggs are free range we are glad you enjoyed them. At the moment the yolks are a bright orange, so we think the hens are eating spring flowers. We hope you will return one day for a longer stay. Until then best wishes Simon and Sue
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

I booked this based on other TA reports and it is just a wonderful place to stat. Ours was an arrive late and leave early but Simon and Sue make you feel like you're their only guest and family that's come home.

The location across from a park and walking to every place just moments away. Perfect.

We were stuck with a large minivan that Sue called the Beast! It was but Simon so kindly took the wheel from this nervous American driver and parked it for me as well as brought it around the next morn.

If you are heading to Stratford, head "home" to the Adelphi.

Room Tip: We were in room 4, upstairs. Loved it as it looked out onto the park.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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sueandsimon79, Owner at Adelphi Guest House, responded to this review, 31 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review.review. I'm so glad you felt at "home" for your all too short stay in Stratford.The "beast" will not be forgotten and certainly was a challenge up a narrow lane.I was so glad I was not driving it and take my hat off to you for doing so. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and had no more car problems. We hope you will come "home " again. Best wishes Simon and Sue
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

I cannot say enough how utterly delightful it was to spend two nights here, and wish we could have stayed longer. So many small fine details to describe, I need 400 words :-). Such as the soft terry cloth robe, fine soaps, plethora of outlets for charging devices, soft comfy bed linens, beautiful place settings, wide gallery-like collection of artwork and object d'art , perfectly poached eggs, accessibility to major attractions, fantastic hospitality, sound advice on what to see and do, I highly recommend this place. Thank you simon and a Susan!!!!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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sueandsimon79, Owner at Adelphi Guest House, responded to this review, 29 May 2014
Thank you for writing this review and what a title "Top Notch and Utterly Delightful". We wished you had stayed longer. We love it when guests appreciate the art and the object d'art. We hope should you return to these parts we can show you more of the works. However we know that France beckons. Best wishes Simon and Sue.
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

This is a fantastic place to stay.
Sue & Simon are wonderful hosts and look after guests in their home with the greatest of care. The rooms are immaculate, breakfast fresh, ample and served with a smile-best smoked salmon ever.
Within walking distance of the town, what more could you want.
Complimentary cakes, fruit and water the list of positives is endless.

Room Tip: Room 1 with private terrace a real bonus.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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sueandsimon79, Owner at Adelphi Guest House, responded to this review, 25 May 2014
Thank you for such a "positive" review. We loved having you to stay. You were lucky the weather allowed you to use the patio, as the next guests would of needed wet suits to venture out. We hope you will return soon for more smoked salmon. Also there must be more Canterbury tales to swap.Best wishes Simon and Sue
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

I stayed at the Adelphi with 3 of my female friends. We had 2 twin rooms. They were very clean and comfortable. The whole house was decorated with beautiful antique furniture and the attention to detail was lovely.When we arrived our hosts, Sue and Simon, provided us with a wonderful afternoon tea that was beautifully laid out in the dining room and included home made cakes and gingerbread (the gingerbread is out of this world)! These cakes, along with fruit, were always available in the hall for guests to help themselves to. This was just the beginning of the very welcoming hospitality we received over the course of our weekend. One of my friends was ill on the Saturday night and Sue was very caring, providing items to make her feel better. I could go on and on about how great everything was but I think you should go and find out for yourselves!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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sueandsimon79, Owner at Adelphi Guest House, responded to this review, 22 May 2014
Thank you we do appreciate when guests write reviews. We are glad you enjoyed tea and the gingerbread. A closely guarded recipe from Congleton hence the name. It is always nice having a group of friends stay and we hope you will come again soon. Best wishes Simon and Sue
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Property: Adelphi Guest House
Address: 39 Grove Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PB, England (Formerly Kawartha House)
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 88 B&Bs / Inns in Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Adelphi Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You will be warmly welcomed by owners Sue and Simon who aim to make your stay a friendly, comfortable home from home experience. The award winning breakfasts, made from quality, locally sourced produce prove very popular as do the home baked cakes. The rooms are decorated and furnished to a high standard in period style, reflecting the age of the property and the bedding is pure cotton of the finest quality. Great attention is given to detail, offering that little something different. We are situated opposite the lovely Fir Gardens and are only a few minutes walk from town centre shopping, Shakespeare's Birthplace, The Royal Shakespeare, Swan, and Courtyard Theatres. Anne Hathaway's cottage is also within walking distance of the house. ... more   less 
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