We booked this place because we were going to the NEC the next day, and it was dead handy for that, being only 10 minutes drive away. It is located down a tiny potholed lane, which makes getting there fun and memorable, but once you arrive it is charming and quaint. With the rooms located above a working stable yard, you feel like you are in the country, and although being close to the M42 motorway, this didn't bother us or keep us awake at night. The welcome on arrival was pleasant and nicely understated, and the breakfast in the morning was lovely. Would definitely stay again if in the area, if for no other reason than it being unusual and having character.
"Lovely hotel, out of the way but close to Motorway"
Check in was great, we were offered breakfast at a reduced rate so asked receptionist to book it.
Had a swim in the pool, lots of families enjoying the water!
Decided to go for room service and they were more than happy to deliver an ice bucket and glasses for the wine we had bought ourselves. Food was fantastic. Chicken carbonara, best pasta dish I had ever had!
Breakfast - excellent selection. Though we were told we hadn't booked but it was ok, it was all the same cost anyway, even though we knew this wasn't true. I asked him to check this as I wasn't happy to pay extra when we had booked in on arrival. This was sorted straight away. Though the girl on reception mentioned that we should have booked on arrival to get the reduced rate, but she had charged it at that anyway. She didn't seem too pleased when I explained we had. A little rude about it all but nothing that spoilt our stay.
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