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“Convenient for Business users at the NEC” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast

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Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #12 of 49 Solihull B&B and Inns
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
1 review
“Convenient for Business users at the NEC”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

Our company has attended the NEC every June for the past 4 years and every year stayed with Jane and John in their superb house. After a long day on the stand at the NEC, to sit down with a cup of tea in their garden and rest our weary feet is absolute heaven. In the evening, dinner at The Bulls Head with superb beers and food is the perfect end to each day. Breakfast is beautifully cooked and keeps us going all day on the stand. The NEC is 10 minutes drive away and staying at the Gatehouse is very convenient for business visitors. We are back in 2014 for MACH which is in April and a 5 day show and possibly Subcon for 3 days in June, we have our accomodation booking already confirmed, thanks to Jane and John!

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled on business
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Thank David C
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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Thank you very much for your kind review, and we looking forward to welcoming you to The Gate House in April.
Best wishes,
John & Jane
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Norwich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

What a great place to stay! Beautiful house and gardens overlooking rolling countryside ... You'd never guess you were so close to the NEC!

Jane & John are so welcoming and with an excellent breakfast every morning you're set up for the day! The rooms are spacious, comfortable and immaculate.

Couldn't ask for more and hope to be back in the not too distant future. Couldn't recommend it highly enough!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Thank you very much for your kind review, and we looking forward to welcoming you to The Gate House in April.
Best wishes,
John & Jane
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

If you are looking for a civilised place to stay near Solihull, you could not do better than The Gatehouse B&B. The house is in a beautiful setting, the rooms are comfortable and inviting, and you are assured of a very warm welcome from Jane and John. Jane's breakfasts, which are always freshly prepared using local produce and are served in the elegant dining room, are guaranteed to set you up for the day ahead. There are two pubs within walking distance, each offering a different take on eating and drinking, but both excellent. What more could one ask for in a B&B?

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

Lovely welcome with superb rooms in this beautiful old house! We were the only guests so had the place to ourselves. Fabulous views over the garden & beyond + a top notch breakfast, great value for money too! Strongly recommended above the plastic motels!

Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 21 October 2013
Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
Best wishes, John & Jane
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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

Was made to feel really welcome.would recommend to anyone,and would definitely stay again.probly best b&b ive encountered on my many travels.beautiful breakfast, amazing garden, and a really nice couple who made us feel right at home, what more would you want-ten out of ten!

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Manny2105
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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 12 October 2013
Glad you enjoyed your stay.
Kind regards,
John and Jane
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Falsterbo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

Cousin "Scottydoc2013" has summed up the Gatehouse perfectly.
Jane and John made myself, wife and cousin feel very welcome in their beautiful home. Unfortunately Johns high class level of garden maintenance has started my wife thinking about my meager attempts at home!
We can thoroughly recommend a visit to the Gatehouse and look forward to a return visit.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank PcSwe
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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 12 October 2013
Thank you for your kind comments. We enjoyed your company and look forward to seeing you again sometime.
Best wishes, John and Jane
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

Worth travelling down from Scotland for. Hats off to my cousin who discovered this little gem! We had such an amazing time here, from the welcoming tea and ginger cake, the fabulous English breakfasts in the dining room overlooking the extensive and well-tended grounds to the panoramic view beyond, to the kind hospitality and generosity of our hosts, Jane and John. I felt very much at home here and would not hesitate to recommend it to others. I hope to be back in the not too distant future!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Scottydoc2013
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Jane E, Owner at Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 12 October 2013
Thank you for you kind comments. We are glad your trip was successful.
Kind regards,
John and Jane
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Additional Information about Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast

Property: Gatehouse Bed & Breakfast
Address: Barston Lane | Barston, Solihull B92 0JN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Solihull
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Solihull
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gatehouse in the quiet village of Barston, Solihull, is a Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse.Its early Victorian features have been given a modern makeover attracting many repeat bookings for its owner who has run the Bed and Breakfast business for more than twenty years.Set in well-cared for grounds providing ample parking behind automatic gates, the Gatehouse offers a comfortable stay for those visitors who require a bed and breakfast in the Solihull area with full English or continental breakfasts. ... more   less 

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