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10 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 30
Bronygarth, Shropshire, England

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Very good - based on 32 reviews
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iesther20...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Excellent property for large group”
Reviewed 20 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Had an excellent stay with friends/family for a special birthday, plenty for the 11 children to do with swimming, tennis courts and huge gardens for them to run around in. BBQ and log fires were a hit with the adults for late nights. Simon & Jeanette (the owners) were on hand for anything we needed and were attentive in getting tv repaired the same day we reported an issue.

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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dr_jo_leo...
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“An impressive house and grounds for a large family retreat”
Reviewed 3 September 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The manor house certainly has the 'wow-factor' when you first walk in. The place was very clean and well presented and all of the bedrooms were very inviting.
The tennis court, pool, games room, and the swing set were all utilized to the full! We did find the kitchen a little lacking in terms of utensils and the three cookers were all different and had their own quirks, which occasionally caused problems. We were catering for up to 30 people per meal, and to be fair we coped!
We had a few problems e.g. toaster broke and dishwasher broke. Both were replaced with new devices extremely quickly!
The service from our hosts was peerless.
The house and pool had areas which could use a bit of refurbishment/maintenance, but there wasn't anything that could spoil our week!
Many thanks.

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Liked best: The range of activities available
Liked least: the cooking facilities were a bit lacking for such a large group!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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amandawhi...
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Friendly and helpful owners - lovely old building with great views and quiet location.”
Reviewed 8 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We had a wonderful week in this property with an extended family group of 30 members! This included people from their mid-seventies to five months. When there was a "bad appliance day" the owner came and replaced the toaster and dishwasher immediately!
The setting is tranquil and stunning - plenty of parking and the freedom that space gives. We enjoyed the pool, sauna, hot tub and tennis court as well as the front lawn with children's swings and picnic tables and the brick built BBQ and well furnished patio. At times we had a problem with a lot of flies around the hot tub - but it was a prolonged hot summer. The pool was occasionally cloudy looking and we felt a little concerned for it's cleanliness but that may have been base-less. The facilities were shared with the occupants of the log cabins but this didn't cause us too much inconvenience.
The property was well furnished although a few of the members complained of uncomfortable beds - mattress toppers could help here. Also if you are going to be catering for 30 people you may want to bring some catering size saucepans a large mixing bowl and electric mixer. (although if you asked for one the owner would probably get one to you within half an hour!)
The property is beautiful and old - in the middle of nowhere but 5 minute drive away from the local shop - we had a very good stay and would totally recommend it to a friend.

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Liked best: The space - large comfortable family rooms.
Liked least: The local wildlife trying to invade!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Anne W
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Not up to standard for the price.”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Not enough cups or glasses,pots or pans. matresses are old. showers no good.
property in need of upgrade. Light fixture fell from ceiling while showering !

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Diane L
Wigan, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“fantasic get away”
Reviewed 12 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

just got back from are weeknd at the brookside manor house the house is amazing plenty of rooms the swimming pool and hot tub was an added bonus went with a group of twenty friends for mine and my daughters birthdays we all ad a great time we was sorry to leave the place thanks again simon and Jeanette for letting us stay xxx

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Liked best: the hot tub
Liked least: coming home
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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gillmoore
Birmingham
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great for big groups, excellent location”
Reviewed 1 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed with a group of friends (15 adults and 6 children). Had a great time. We intended to book for a long weekend but ended up booking for a whole week as the price was no different. This was good as it gave people flexibility on when they arrived and left. We all felt that the price was very reasonable.

Facilities were great and the hot tub and pool were particularly popular along with the snooker room.

There was a good choice of things to do locally including Chirk Castle, Llangollen Steam Railway and walks along the canal and aqueducts.

If you intend to cook for the whole group I would recommend taking a large crock pot type pan. I also took my filter coffee machine and food processor both of which made catering a bit easier.

I would definitely return and would recommend it for large group holidays.

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Blounts4
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect weekend break for a large group of friends!!”
Reviewed 9 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Just left Brookside Manor House after spending the weekend with 30 family and friends! The house is totally amazing so beautiful massive rooms with the added bonus of hot tub, pool, gym and games room! The place has such a homely feel and even being at full capacity there was still loads of room and we wasn't under each other's feet. It was for my 40th birthday and we all dressed in 70's fancy dress Saturday night such a scream! Would highly recommend this to anyone. The owner met us there he was a lovely guy who showed us round then left us to enjoy our break although if you needed him he was around or just a phone call away. Lots to do for kids as we'll a wii, library and games plus swings outside which for us was great because the weather was lovely. We have already decided we will be going back next year!!! Perfect weekend getaway.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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