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“A home from home for business travelers”
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The Old Stables
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The Old Stables
Ranked #1 of 1 Woburn Sands B&B and Inns
Buxton
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“A home from home for business travelers”
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Really enjoyed staying at the Old stables while traveling to MK on business and stayed over a 6 month period. Julie is a friendly and flexible host. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated - I particularly liked being able to make my own tea in the breakfast kitchen and eat at a proper table in front of the telly!

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled on business
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

I booked this B&B at the last minute, needing to stay away with work. It is located about 10-15 mins drive from the centre of MK, but as such, it is in a very quiet location - take care not to miss the signs as you drive down the main road. The B&B itself is set some way back from this road, so it is very quiet and a good night's sleep is assured. The building is quite large, and the room I stayed in was a good size, with a shower room and a good standard of fittings. Cleanliness was also good. The welcome in the evening (9pm) was warm and efficient, and breakfast was served in the large dining room with a buffet-style service, including both hot and cold items. It was a pleasing stay.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
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Southport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

My company booked me in to The Old Stables while I was working in the area. First impressions were that it was quiet and very clean. Julie who could not have been a better host met me and showed me around and said she was on hand should I need anything. As The Old Stables is a bed and breakfast Julie was happy for me to bring food back, and eat it either in the restaurant area or in my room. (Cutlery, plates and trays are all provided for this reason.) The very comfortable bed and decent size room was all I could ask for. The breakfast which was a buffet style, was much better than expected and delicious with all the condiments you could require and I am sure that if you have any diary requirements Julie would be very happy to oblige.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
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faversham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Julie runs an excellent bed & breakfast on a farm near MK. It's tricky to find at night and there is a long, unlit driveway. But the Old Stables, is modern, well appointed and comfortable. Eight rooms with contemporary interiors. All basic comforts supplied ~ and well. Breakfast, in a dedicated room, was superb. Sensible prices. Paid by card. Julie is an excellent and charming hostess. She clearly cares about the place and her guests and, for that reason, I give her top marks.

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

We had the pleasure of staying here whilst on a short break to visit the Xscape complex in Milton Keynes. Julie was an excellent host and the place was very clean. Breakfast was very nice with excellent choice. Will definitely stay here again should the occasion arises. The only down side is the fact that as a family of 4 we did have to have 2 rooms as the family rooms only sleep 3.
This was my 1st visit to Milton Keynes and I was very impressed, only saw 2 sets of traffic lights and 1 of those were switched off.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

The old stables is a small guest house just outside Milton Keynes

The rooms are large and clean.

I had a double room and it was more than adequate. There is a microwave and fridge provided in the lobby to make dinner if required.

There is not a bar or dinner available which is its only downside.. that said there is a harvester restaurant about 12 mins drive away so I got a take away from there including a few pints!!!

All in all what more can you need..

Breakfast is provided.

wifi is free
freeview tv
hair dryer
radio alarm
wide range of tea/coffee

For a top bonus I stayed in march when we have great 21 degree weather so I sat in the garden on provided furniture overlooking perfect countryside

Room Tip: I stayed in Basil Room which was ground floor and it was very good
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2011

Had an overnight stay here. Very quiet yet in a convenient location. Plenty of parking. Rooms are very tastefully decorated with all you need. Everywhere is spotlessly clean. Breakfast is from 7 to 8-30 weekdays and 8 to 9 at weekends. Friendly owner made sure we had everything we needed - plenty of food at hot and cold buffet.
Good value for double occupancy, a bit pricey for a single but worth it.
Only negative comments: beds a bit low and hard and hot plates, rather than the pile of cold ones, to put the cooked breakfast on would be good.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Property: The Old Stables
Address: Woodleys Farm Bow Brickhill Road, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes MK17 8DE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes > Woburn Sands
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Woburn Sands
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Stables 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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