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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Chelynch near Shepton Mallet is in the heart of rural Somerset. And also home to a design team from the UK's oldest fabless semiconductor company. I regularly visit on business, and one of the great plus points is that I get to stay in the Old Stables.

This is a luxury B&B, aimed at the leisure market. However it is a wonderful change from the large chain hotels I routinely find myself using on business trips. The English breakfasts are of the highest quality, and with the Poacher's Pocket at the end of the drive for dinner, I return from each trip a few pounds heavier.

Can I find any fault. Well I suppose there isn't a desk in the room, which is usual in a business hotel. But this is a leisure hotel, and in any case Simon and Aly are only too happy for me to set in the main room working at the dining table.

All-in-all a first class experience, which I look forward to each month.

Room tip: The upstairs gable room has fantastic countryside views.
Date of stay: May 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Thank jeremybennett
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Alyson T, Owner at The Old Stables Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Thank you so much for your review! We really do appreciate it :) We thoroughly enjoy having you stay with us and its lovely that we are already having guests, like yourself, returning. We shall look forward to seeing you again very soon!

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We booked a room for three adults and there was plenty of room. We had a very warm welcome from the hosts who were lovely and most helpful. The breakfasts were amazing and highlights were the standards of the accommodation the fresh linen and fluffy towels. The attention to detail in supplying all you need was very impressive e g toiletries. If you are thinking of booking you should, you will not be disappointed. A wonderful stay in a beautiful setting. NB

The pubs and local restaurants stop serving food at 9pm so bear in mind if arriving late.

Date of stay: June 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank curtis h
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Alyson T, Owner at The Old Stables Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us over the Royal Bath & West Show. Please come back again soon!

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Brilliant two night stay at the old stables, both Alyson and Simon were very welcoming, friendly and helpful, food was excellent and the room was perfect (the granary room, very spacious with bath and shower!) All in all a beautifully presented, homely B&B that we would visit again. (Thank you for the biscuits :) )

Date of stay: May 2016
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank Alex M
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TheOldStables1, Owner at The Old Stables Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We enjoyed meeting you both and are very glad to hear that you would visit again! We shall look forward to that! :)

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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We loved every second of our stay. Alyson and Simon are incredible hosts. The Old Stables is beautiful and the room we were in-The Granary-was perfect for my girlfriend, me and my 2 boys... They both want us to buy the house !! Breakfast incredible too!! We will definitely be coming back as soon as we get a weekend free and we will be spreading the word far and wide that The Old Stables is a MUST!!!

Date of stay: May 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank lukeTonbridge
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Alyson T, Owner at The Old Stables Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Dear Luke, Minnette, Bertie & Charlie - we loved having you stay with us! Thank you so much for your kind words and your fantastic review. We truly do appreciate it. We shall look forward to seeing you all again soon and thanks for spreading the word!! Alyson & Simon

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Reviewed 17 April 2016

Alyson and Simon were excellent hosts, the B&B is warm and inviting and the breakfast is top notch (great variety from home cured bacon to vegan American style pancakes). The rooms are spacious, clean, very comfortable and have great pastoral views. I recommend The Old Stables wholeheartedly to anyone visiting Somerset.

Date of stay: April 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Megan D
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Alyson T, Owner at The Old Stables Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review Megan! We thoroughly enjoyed having you and Anthony stay with us and hope you come back again very soon!

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