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Derby, United Kingdom
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455 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose this as a convenient stay on our way to visit family, partly due to being dog-friendly even though we don't have a dog. We weren't disappointed as Ozy the black lab is part of the official welcoming committee. The owners Ian and Lynn were also very friendly and helpful providing advice about the local area. Lovely comfy bed... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I walked the Coleridge Way, and our stay at The Old Cider House was the perfect way to start our 7-day journey. Ian and Lyn are excellent hosts. We were honored to taste Ian's ales and delighted to have him autograph our copy of his book, "Coleridge Way Companion Guide". As mentioned in other reviews, the meals... More 

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed the Coleridge Way (and the guide book). This is a stunning walk over 51 miles of beautiful countryside. We're just brewing the Christmas beer - shame you'll miss it! More 

Shorne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited many times and made welcome yet again. Large comfortable room and en-suite. Good hearty breakfast. Close to the stunning Quantock Hills which are beautiful in the autumn, great for walking or biking and a short drive from many interesting places. Try the host's own homemade beer and bread.

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting yet again. As you know, we bake every day and as I type, I can smell the next batch just ready to come out of the oven. More 

New Forest, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was greatly impressed by the Old Cider House. It is a charming and well run B&B. The owners Ian and Lynne were very welcoming and their dog Ozy was delightful. Its location in the village is perfect for exploring the Quantocks by foot and Nether Stowey is a beautiful village with a good pub (The Ancient Mariner). The breakfast... More 

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Thank you. We love having well behaved dogs and this month we won the Bristol, Bath and Somerset 'Dog Friendly Business of the Year' award. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This converted dwelling place lies on one of the main streets of this Somerset village and yet is very peaceful. (It's just a shame they leave the streetlights on all night, otherwise the night sky would be magnificent.). The rooms are spacious and comfortable with plenty of room in the en-suite facilities. The proprietors also run a micro-brewery in the... More 

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Personally, we'd love to see the street lights out at night too but, with the Quantocks on the doorstep, you can have a dark skies experience within a few minutes walk of the house on the Castle Mount. More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went friday 12th august and checked out 15th august had an amazing time felt so welcome will definitely be going again x Spanish night was amazing Ian should be on master Chef, They even gave my dog breakfast which was a dog sausage everything was lovely and clean, I stayed in the twin room on the bottom floor

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. The impromptu Spanish evening was one of the year’s highlights – twelve of us eating outdoors on a warm summer evening and then talking late into the night around the blazing log fire. We even managed to capture a bit of the evening on video (including a shot of Oscar) – have a look... More 

St Helens, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night with sally our springer spaniel. We found the beds a bit uncomfortable. Our room was clean and although breakfast was nice we thought it was quite a small portion could have been a bit larger.

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always welcome constructive criticism and are always looking to upgrade rooms whenever we can. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Very pleasant room with lovely warm welcome and superb evening meal. Village was beautifully quiet and after a comfortable night's sleep we were raring to start our adventure along the Coleridge Way. Delicious homemade marmalade with breakfast was a special treat!

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We get many people staying with us at the start (and finish) of the Coleridge Way and we are just a few hundred yards from Coleridge Cottage - the beginning of the 51 mile walk. 'Hope the breakfast set you up for the day. Good luck and happy walking! More 

Castillejar, Spain
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Nice room, helpful hosts, good breakfast, very clean, pretyy village and lovely countryside. Only negatives: the ensuite bathroom was small and the "four poster" bed didn't add anything in terms of character and blocked the view of the TV!

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us this message. It would be nice if we could enlarge our bathrooms but our Edwardian house doesn't allow for this. When we next refurbish we'll have a look at moving the television. More 

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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here last w/e for a wedding in the village. It was exactly what we needed. Once we had checked in, we could come and go as we pleased. The afternoon wedding meant that we needed to change after lunch, which wasn't a problem, and we could let ourselves in late after the party. We came with two dogs,... More 

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TOCH-UK, Owner at The Old Cider House, responded to this review

Very nice of you to comment on our B&B. We try to make our dog guests as welcome as our human ones. We like the coffee too. More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We run the sort of guesthouse that we would want to stay at. That's why we cook good simple food, buy locally and have our own microbrewery. We are relaxed, un-stuffy and welcome dogs. A great place for walking, mountain biking, sightseeing and, above all, relaxing. So, turn off the Blackberry and have a good time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Cider House

Address: 25 Castle Street, Nether Stowey TA5 1LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Nether Stowey
Price Range: €75 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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