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The Old Manse Bed & Breakfast

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The Old Manse Bed & Breakfast

Private room in house
6 guests3 bedrooms3 beds3.5 shared bathrooms
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
3.5 shared bathrooms
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Kate is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

The house is Grade II listed on the High Street in Bures St Mary, which is on the Essex Suffolk border

I have two double bedrooms. The first is en suite the second smaller room has a shower room and use of the toilet in the family bathroom or downstairs cloakroom.


Laptop-friendly workspace



9 reviews
Holly User Profile
June 2019
I had a wonderfully peaceful stay. The garden is gorgeous and perfect to sit down and relax in. The bedroom with en-suite was so cosy. I would definitely visit again. Kate was friendly and helpful also.
David User Profile
December 2018
Kate is a very friendly and helpful host. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. The house has a lovely lived-in feel which I love. The two cats are very friendly too.
Laura User Profile
December 2018
This had everything I needed with no fuss.
Ruaraidh User Profile
December 2018
Kate was very friendly and welcoming. Had the beds all ready and very generously gave me a lift to my venue
John User Profile
November 2018
Kate is welcoming, open and kindly. Her rooms are first rate - we loved staying with her
Kathy User Profile
July 2018
We didn't get to meet Kate but we did chat beforehand so checking in was easy. The bedroom, dressing room and bathroom and nicely decorated and very clean. Tea/coffee making facilities and biscuits are available in the dressing room. Breakfast cereals and toast & tea are…
Kate User Profile
Response from Kate:
Am delighted you liked the room, thanks for the heads up on the shower suppose I just got used to it! Will get it looked at. Anything else I could do better? Sorry about peanut
July 2018
Isabel User Profile
June 2019
What a wonderful experience it was, staying at the Old Manse! Kate is a warm, welcoming, and gracious host. She seems to intrinsically know how to make folks feel at home, striking a lovely balance between being present, friendly, and actively engaged, while still allowing for…

Hosted by Kate

Bures, United KingdomJoined in October 2016
Kate User Profile
9 Reviews
Kate is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi I'm Kate I have a lovely house in Bures St Mary which am keen to share now the kids have left home. During your stay you will have use of the whole house and garden as well as you private ensuite bedroom. Rates are £45 for a single person and £60 for couple per…
Interaction with guests
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Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with building staff
Check-in: After 12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed