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The Mendip Gate Guest House
Ranked #2 of 6 Churchill B&B and Inns
Reviewed 25 April 2013

We used the B&B as a base for walking the West Mendip Way,what a good decision.Nothing was too much for Paul and Sarah as they ferried us back and forth for the various stages of the walk.Fantastic cooked breakfast and although we were in the"eonomy" rooms there was absolutely no problems with either the road noise or a shared bathroom.Thanks very much.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

A lovely welcome with a cup of tea in front of the wood burning stove. Paul & Sarah were very friendly and made me feel 'at home' I don't usually travel on my own so that was nice. The Bristol Suite was warm and cosy. A hearty full English breakfast made with locally sourced produce 'set me up' for the day. Would definitely stay again.

Just me on my own, I found it difficult to find looking and driving at the same time... But now I know it's by the bus stop!

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 3 March 2013

Very nice B@B, we stayed in The Churchill Suite, room had good size, bathroom as well. room facing the busy road, but we did not find it was a problem. 2 pubs almost next door, and a Budgens supermarket at the petrol station, a short stroll away. Busstop just outside the door, bus goes to Airport, Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare. Wonderful english breakfast, cooked to order
Sara and Paul, who run the place, are perfect hosts and will help you, whatever your needs are. Coming back to this part of England, we would not hesitate to book a room here, the price was also very attractive.

Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 February 2013

Just got back from a special long stay holiday in Fuerteventura which started and ended at the Mendip Gate B&B. Start 18th Jan ended today. We had a really lovely room with en suite shower etc.. An early start the following morning meant we didn't need a full brekkie, so Sarah left out croissants, cereals, fruit etc, great for a light bite. A taxi arrived on time and dropped us off at the airport. Brilliant!! As we were away for 30 days my hubby asked if they would start the car up a couple of times which they did, and also a really lovely gesture was that they washed the salt and grit etc off so we came home to a lovely clean car!! Thank you Paul. :)
When we arrived back at Bristol Sarah was waiting for us, brought us straight back and gave us the room we had the night before we left and even offered a cup of coffee or tea which we thought was a really nice touch. (Nothing was too much trouble for them)
After a good nights sleep in a lovely bed with feather pillows and duvet,...... breakfast. What can I say except wow... We had the choice of all the cereals, juice etc, and "the full english". It was delicious and cooked perfectly. grilled and All fresh local produce).
We didn't have room for some of Sarahs home made jam, so as we'd read such good reviews about it on TA we bought a couple of jars and they are really reasonably priced too.
The local area is really pretty, and we would recommend that you use this lovely b&b for a holiday, and not just as an airport stopover.
Brilliant service, lovely owners, (even though Sarah needed a bit of a geography lesson from my hubby..:) :) ha ha)
We will definitely use the Mendip Gate again.
So glad we booked with them :)

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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

needed somewhere to stay close to bristol airport as the snow was forcast.this was the only one available .we had a nice welcome and landlady made my wife and i a pot of tea .the roomwe had was en suite .it was clean and tidy , freeview t.v .very comfy king bed .the breakfast in the morning was very nice .there are 2 pubs close by and a 24 hour garage selling most things you need

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 December 2012

Very comfortable guest house. We and 2 friends stayed for 2 nights and used it as a base to have a look around Cheddar and surrounding area. We ate in the 2 local inns and had great meals. We then finished the night off with a nightcap with Sarah. The rooms are high standard but a little small, the breakfasts were great and really enjoyable all freshly cooked. Many thanks to Sarah & Paul for a wonderful stay.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with friends
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Advisor55, Owner at The Mendip Gate Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2012

Hello and thank you for your contribution to Trip Advisor. It was really lovely to meet you all and makes my job so much easier when guests are pleasant and friendly. It's a shame that our three bigger rooms were fully booked for your chosen dates. The Somerset Suite is ideal for a one night airport stopover but The Churchill definitely more spacious for longer stays with plenty of wardrobe space and a bath and shower combination ensuite bathroom. I hope you get the chance to visit us again in the near future and see the ongoing renovations and changes. Merry Christmas.

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Reviewed 29 November 2012 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed for 1 night before our morning flight from the airport in November 2012

We'd driven for 2 hours and arrived mid evening. We had a lovely welcome from Paul, who showed us to our room and offered us tea/coffee.

Our room was really lovely, we had our own en suite, with very nice decor. Lots of nice touches to make it feel homely. There was lots of wardrobe space and a good tv.

The bed (a double) was very comfortable. The duvet and pillows were so soft, a real luxury.

Our Breakfast was very good. The full English did us for the day.

Paul dropped us to the airport and then picked us up a week later

Will definitely be using the Mendip Gate Guest House again, and would highly reccommend :)

  • Stayed: November 2012
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Advisor55, Owner at The Mendip Gate Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2012

Hi and thank you for your lovely comments. Enjoying travel as much as we do, It is such a pleasure to be a small part of the holiday plans, knowing that we have contributed to a relaxing start. I am often envious of all the returning winter tans! I'm glad that you were comfortable in our Churchill Suite and thank you for your photos. It is definitely our most popular room, with repeat guests choosing it year after year. We nearly lost Ted once to a very small guest who couldn't 'bear' to be parted. Did you see what I did there?! Freshly prepared breakfasts are a pleasure to serve when guests are appreciative, thank you. I sincerely hope that we can be of service again in the future. Merry Christmas wishes to you both.

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Address: Bristol Road, Churchill BS25 5NL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Churchill
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Churchill
Price Range: £67 - £443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Friendly Bed and Breakfast ideally positioned for travellers in and out of Bristol International Airport. Close to Langford School of Veterinary Science, Cheddar, Wells, Bath, Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare. Local Sporting activities include Mendip Spring Golf Club, Mendip Snowsport Centre, Underground Adventures in Cheddar, First Flight Hot Air Ballooning, ACF Team building and Shipham riding school. ... more   less 
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