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“Fantastic - Highly recommend!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Raymonds Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #6 of 27 Douglas B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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cheshire uk
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic - Highly recommend!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

I work in the trade, and have stayed in many hotels, guest houses etc. This is undoubtably, the best!
There's just so many positive things to say about this guest house/bed & breakfast.
Very friendly and hospitable family owned. Plenty of room, quality furnishings, toiletries, extras.
So clean. Honestly, I just can't emphasise enough how lovely it all was. Sky tv, wifi, cakes, bickies, tea and coffee anytime you want.
My husband and I met in Douglas 35 years ago, as teenagers. After all these years he decided to take me back for my 50th. If he'd have took me to Rome or Paris, it wouldn't have been as perfect as my visit back. Lou and her lovely daughter Poppy even took the trouble to bake me a chocolate birthday cake - which was 'yummy'!
I highly recommend you staying here if you visit the Isle of Man. Whether you're corporate, holidaying, single, family or couple - stay here!

Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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raymonds9, Owner at Raymonds Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 9 August 2013
Thank you for your review guys.

I'm so happy that you choose Raymonds for this nostalgic trip....and i hope that although your original guest house is no longer we were able to help in reviving the lovely memories you have of the beautiful Isle of Man.

It was lovely to meet you both and look forward to seeing you soon.
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

This was our first visit to the Isle of Man and we made the excellent decision to choose Raymond's as our Bed and Breakfast. Dan and Lou could not have been more welcoming and friendly, nothing was too much trouble, we felt more like family friends than guests. Our room, with ensuite, was spacious, clean and comfortable, overlooking the square. The guest lounge was always well stocked with tea, coffee and cakes, giving us a cosy room to recover before hitting the nightlife of Douglas! Breakfasts were immense-set us up for the day.
Our reason for visiting the Isle was to help our son move, to take up his new job, Dan and Lou have helped him make contacts and integrate into island life. We would thoroughly recommend Raymond's as a place to stay. Dan, Lou and their gorgeous family are the perfect hosts.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Patsy F
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raymonds9, Owner at Raymonds Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 1 August 2013
Thankyou for your review Patsy...lovely to meet you all and looking forward to you coming back to stay with us soon.
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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

As a businessman sometimes you need a little luck and finding Raymonds has been just that as I could not get into the hotel where I normally stay.
Lou and Danny could not do enough for me
Rooms were beautiful and I will be going back and taking my wife with me to stay again.
I travel to IOM on business 3 or 4 times a year and it is better than the hotels I have stayed at in the past.
This will be my first port of call whenever I visit the Island from now on

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled on business
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raymonds9, Owner at Raymonds Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 1 August 2013
Always a pleasure having you to stay Robin...looking forward to your August visit.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

We recently had the pleasure of staying with the Williams family and we had a great time with this lovely family. They cannot do enough for you and the whole family make your stay most enjoyable. The food is fantastic and the service is the best we have ever had. The rooms are spacious and beautifully set out and most comfortable.We had a lovely time and have already rebooked our holiday for next year here.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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raymonds9, Owner at Raymonds Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 31 July 2013
Thank you for your review.

It was lovely to meet you John and Joyce and we looking forward to welcoming you to Raymonds next year.

Jock and Sue - we're already looking forward to TT 2014!!!!
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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

No it was not a dream it did really happen, we had a great stay with a wonderful family.
Upon our arrival we were warmly welcomed into a very friendly family atmosphere, more like a home visit than a B&B, the spotlessly clean room with its comfortable bed, walk-in shower and roll-top bath was great.
Breakfast set you up for the day, and you were even invited to help yourself to a hole range of goodies from fruit, cakes, biscuits and sweets.
In all we had a wonderful stay, Lou and Dan you made our first time visit to the Isle of Man the icing on the cake for us, and we can only echo the lovely comments made by the other reviews you have had.
The Isle of Man should be proud to have you, you make good ambassadors to the island.
Best Regards Mick & Norma

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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raymonds9, Owner at Raymonds Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 24 July 2013
Thank you for your review Mick and Norma, we look forward to welcoming you both to Raymonds in the future.

Lou, Dan and family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

First of all let me say it was my 1st ever stay in a B&B ... And the experience was great!! My partner and I spent time in Raymond's over the IOM TT 13 ... I arrived late ... Long story about missed boats .. Anyway, I was warmly greeted upon arrival at the B&B by Dan & Lou and very promptly fed with a beautiful fry up in the breakfast room! The house is very friendly and welcoming, very clean and comfortable! It is based in Hutchinson square which is beautiful ... 10 mins walk one way to the grandstand and 10 mins walk the other way to the promenade. On the eve of our last night our hosts invited all of their guests to a BBQ ... This was a lovely gesture and really enjoyable evening with Williams family and other guests! We would return to Raymond's in a heartbeat ... Yes for the TT again, but to drop by and visit our new friends in the IOM!! Dan and Lou .. The B&B is a credit to you both, but your hospitality made it for us!! Hope to see you again real soon.!!

  • Stayed June 2013
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raymonds9, Owner at Raymonds Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 24 July 2013
Thank you for your review, we look forward to welcoming you to Raymonds for TT2014 ...if not before.

Lou
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013 via mobile

The most friendliest and welcoming b & b I have ever had the pleasure to visit. Awoken in the morning with lovely aromas coming from the kitchen and a breakfast to match it. Eggs benedict being my absolute favourite and cooked to perfection. Our room was immaculate with beautiful white shutters adorning the windows. A relax in the roll top bath was blissful and very soothing. Dan and Lou go beyond their means to make sure every wish is catered for. A beautiful family run business by a very beautiful family. Seriously can not wait to return in a couple of months.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Additional Information about Raymonds Bed and Breakfast

Property: Raymonds Bed and Breakfast
Address: 9 Hutchinson Square, Douglas IM2 4HU
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Raymond's is a family run 4* Silver & Breakfast Award winning Bed and Breakfast set on a beautiful Victorian Square. We offer two exclusive superior double rooms both with private facilities. Our rooms are elegantly decorated and have Digital TV and Wi-Fi available. There is a large Guest Lounge where full English breakfast is served using local Manx produce. The Guest Lounge has a 46' Digital TV, Free Unlimited Wi-Fi, Tea and Coffee making facilities and a fridge, all available for use throughout your stay ... more   less 
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Raymonds Bed And Breakfast Isle Of Man/Douglas

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