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Library House

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We found the Library House on Trip Advisor and couldn't have been happier. We were welcomed with tea and coffee in the garden complete with slices of fruit cake, admittedly the weather was gorgeous but what a fabulous gesture all the same. We stayed in the Eliot room which overlooked a courtyard type area and the gorge just across the...

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is the most stunning B&B run by a lovely couple. Tim and Sarah are the most welcoming friendly people nothing was to much trouble and they were so helpful . The rooms were exquisite. We were on honeymoon and we're made to very special through our stay. The room we stayed in was stunning with its own private terrace...

Thank Kaz V
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This B and B is tucked away on a back street in Ironbridge and is totally charming, the room we stayed in was quite tiny but comfortable, the house is lived in by the proprietors, so it has a lovely atmosphere, breakfast was super and the overall stay was perfect, the only reason I drop a mark is for the...

Thank Rebecca C
North Yorkshire
Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Library House for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The B&B was clean and well-appointed ; we were made most welcome by Tim and Sarah. We stayed in the Chaucer Room - not the biggest bedroom in the house - but one with direct access to the garden. It was a delight...

Thank bonbone
San Jose, California
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This was probably the best B&B we stayed at in over 3 weeks in Britain and also the most expensive. Tea and cake when we arrived, Tim was very friendly but unobtrusive, and the room and bath were gorgeous and spacious. The most comfy bed AND pillows, great shower, robes and a French press in the room to boot. Their...

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Braintree, Essex UK
Reviewed 10 June 2016

My daughter and I stayed here for one night, warmly welcomed, given coffee and a slice of cake. New owners but just as attentive and friendly. Stayed in the Milton room, clean and comfortable, quaint and charming. Slept soundly and had a lovely breakfast, excellent quality, meaty sausages, tasty bacon, fresh eggs, couldn't eat it all. They booked our reservation...

Thank sunshinegirl41
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We were lucky enough to choose the Library House for a two night stay while we attended a local wedding. The owners, Tim and Sarah looked after us perfectly. The rooms are immaculately decorated and provisioned and the breakfast was perfectly cooked to order. Located in the heart of Ironbridge we were able to explore the many historic sites and...

Thank Mungo K
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This Inn is centrally located since you can see the Iron Bridge from here. The Inn is spotless and the room was large and comfortable. We stayed in the Eliot room which had some street noise because of the work going on out side on the street. Breakfast was fresh, tasty, with a good variety as well as prepared to...

Thank chadz52
964timandsarah, Owner at Library House, responded to this review

We are sorry our guests were inconvenienced by the recent road works, but the latter really was beyond our control. The fact is, all of the pavements in Ironbridge have now been replaced and traffic and parking is back to normal.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Probably the best B & B we have ever stayed in. Tim and Sarah couldn't have made us more welcome. We stayed in Milton room, lovely and comfortable good sized room, spotlessly clean. As soon as we arrived we were given a parking permit and we left our car in the car park across the bridge, just two or three...

Thank babsr105
McAllen, Texas, United States
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the Chaucer room. It had its own terrace & a beautiful view of the garden. Although the room was small, the skylights made it seem light & airy. The closet included built-in drawers, an effective use of space. The bath had lots of counter space, its own skylight, & a very usable size shower. Tim offered us tea,...

Thank Jean S

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Library House is a beautifully restored and furnished Grade II Listed Georgian townhouse bed & breakfast business. It is situated in the heart of the historic town of Ironbridge, the home of the Industrial Revolution and itself a World Heritage Site. It is a short walk from the town's restaurants and bars; and equidistant from the town's seven museums. The Library House has four en-suite bedrooms, where possible decorated with antique furniture and artworks. The emphasis is on high quality service and levels of comfort, ensuring leisure and business travellers have a true "home from home" experience. ... more   less 

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Address: 11 Severn Bank | Ironbridge, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ironbridge Gorge > Ironbridge
Number of rooms: 3
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom

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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Chaucer room has direct access to garden”
lynnec40, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We liked the Chaucer Room but it might prove too small for some guests.”
bonbone, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely, named after writers”
sunshinegirl41, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Eliot room is a nice size and has a lovely view”
239amandal, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Milton room good views”
andrewbZ5063PI, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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