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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hazel was a great source of information about places to go. We had privacy when we needed it and the dinners were a great source of conversation across cultures. Even took my sister on a ride of her haunts when I was not feeling well. Hazel has a place in my heart. Enduring and welcoming.

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

So lovely to have you back here. You and your family are always very very welcome. Fantastic to have a first hand perspective from across the pond at this time. Keep in touch! Hazel More 

Aarhus, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grove Guest House is that sort of place you want to return to again and again. Located within walking distance from Forest Gate station makes it easily accessible from the city. The rooms are homey and cozy, and Hazel as the world's best host will make you feel right at home. I love coming here and will definitely be back!

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Really enjoyed our conversations. Look forward to seeing you again ! More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Grove Guest House for six nights. It has originally furnished rooms, your own options for a generous breakfast, a relaxing garden, a warm and caring hostess and is near all necessary communications. If you want to stay in a tourist trap: Do so! If you wan't to stay in London: Stay here!

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London
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Grove Guest House is located a short walk from Forest Gate mainline, which is a short journey from Liverpool Street (or bus from Stratford. The home is comfortable an welcoming as is the accommodation provided. Hazel is an excellent hostess who is very friendly and helpful. She serves a great 'vegetarian; breakfast too and filter coffee is available (a definite... More 

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I am always happy to provide Vegetarian, vegan and other dietary needs including gluten free Breakfast - so long as guests let me know in advance! You are always welcome here. Best wishes Hazel More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

My son and I have stayed in 2015 & 2016 when we visited the Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium and also finding places in Bromley-by-Bow and Islington where our ancestors lived in the early-mid 19th century. It's such a friendly and relaxed place to stay and I can give it no better praise than by saying it's a home... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Hazel is a wonderful host - warm and accommodating - with a wealth of knowledge about her local community. I loved hearing her stories and getting to know the other guests. Her house is the perfect place for someone who wants something different from the monotony and anonymity of a hotel. It's definitely where I hope to stay the next... More 

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Ben Thank you so much for you lovely review. Hosting is a delight when guests are lovely !!!!!!! You are always welcome here. Kind regards Hazel More 

Chicago, IL, USA
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've stayed with Hazel twice now. In September 2013, my sister and I stayed in the en suite room for a few nights. I have just returned home from my August 2016 stay in another room. Her home is easy to get to on public transit in Zone 3 (although current travelers should note that the station is undergoing renovation... More 

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Michelle I was thrilled to host you again. You are a delightful guest. I am pleased that I can meet your dietary needs - with dietary issues in my family I know what a difference it can make to your health and enjoyment whilst away from home. I am glad you mentioned the current stairs at Forest Gate Station.... More 

Santa Clarita, California
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My mom and I stayed at Grove Guest House and had an amazing experience. After traveling for a year I was ending the year in London and cannot express how nice it was to be staying somewhere so comforting. Our room was clean, comfortable, and quiet. We were no more than a three minute walk to the Metro. Waking up... More 

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Rosie and family It was a delight to host you and your family. My Grandson still talks about your dad... he was a big hit!!! Hope to see you again in the future - you guys are always welcome here Best wishes Hazel xx More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a wonderful time at this house! We were welcomed with open arms, and every morning we had a nice home cooked breakfast :) We would absolutely recommend this stay to anyone traveling to London! Such a warm environment, very close to public transportation as well as grocery stores and many things to do!

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Was lovely to have you all stay. And you were all great with my grandson and his friend. They still talk about you!!! We are very lucky to be so close to the shops and places to eat ... and a couple of good pubs. We also are close to parks and lovely green spaces. Thank you for your review... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Me and my husband stayed at the grove guest house because it had great ratings and now we understand why. Hazel is a wonderful host who really enjoys having people in her home and seems to be able to connect with people easily. She was also very helpful with planning our trip and giving us tips. When we arrived we... More 

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Hazel G, Owner at Grove Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely to host you both. Thank you for your lovely review - you are always welcome here. I really enjoy having guests from all over the world. It is a great privilege to have the opportunity to meet people from many different cultures - much more informative than anything we hear on the media. So thank you to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This light and spacious double en-suite is in a beautiful, large, hospitable Victorian family home, only a mile from the Olympic site & Stratford Westfield shopping centre. We offer: excellent transport links to central London; a large garden; wifi; easy access (stair-lift, grab rails etc.); inclusive breakfast (special diets no problem)! Here are the details. • The large double bedroom has an en-suite shower, toilet and wash basin. Free Wifi and laundry facilities are available. • Breakfast is included; evening meals can be provided by arrangement. We happily cater for a range of dietary needs including gluten-free, lactose-free, vegetarian, vegan and meat/fish eaters. • You are welcome to relax in our large garden or in the conservatory, and to smoke in the garden / conservatory (but not in the house).• We are very access-conscious and are more than happy to discuss your needs! The house has shallow steps at the front entrance, a stair-lift to the first floor and three steps up to the bedroom. There are grab-rails through corridors and in the en-suite (where there is a step up to the shower). There are shallow steps into the garden. • We have safe storage for cycles or a mobility scooter and parking for one car on the forecourt (by arrangement).• Local transport offers fast bus/train/tube links to the West End, Central London and Docklands. Forest Gate railway station (in the local shopping centre) is just a 3 minute walk, with the Stratford rail/tube hub just two stops away. Museums, galleries, theatres and West End shopping are therefore within easy reach. Taxis from Stratford station to the house are reasonably priced if you are late home. We look forward to welcoming you to our family home, and will do everything we can to make your stay comfortable, relaxing and memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grove Guest House

Address: Forest Gate 153 Earlham Grove, London E7 9AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: €61 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grove Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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 of 5 bubbles Michelle60640, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead and discuss the options, or just take 'pot luck'.”
 of 5 bubbles MartinB414, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best host, Best service and best loaction”
 of 5 bubbles 917gauravk, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“My room was at the very top, the door at the very end. I loved my room, I liked the view as well. Big spacious room.”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniegS862GI, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Use room ensuite. The other one is a bit crowded, but also ok ;-) All rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles CurlyBK, 26 Oct 2014 | Read review
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