The Old House

11 Bradford StreetCM7 9ASBraintreeUnited Kingdom
Bed & Breakfast

About The Old House

The Old House in Braintree, UK, is a family-run guesthouse set in a 16th-century building on half acre grounds. The Braintree train station is a 15-minute walk from the guesthouse.

The rooms at the guesthouse are en suite or have private bathrooms. They are equipped with satellite TVs and beverage trays with coffeemakers. Some feature a classical decor with exposed beams and four-poster beds with option of breakfast served in the rooms.

The guesthouse has a lush garden for guests to unwind in summer. For winter, there is a lounge with log fire featured. A function room for meetings and special events is present. Parking on site is available.  Wi-Fi access throughout the property is complimentary.

The Old House serves breakfast with a range of choices and special diet options. Lunch and evening meals are also provided.

The hotel is around a mile from Braintree Leisure Centre. It is around 15 miles from Stansted.


11 Bradford Street, CM7 9AS, Braintree, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1376)550457 | Fax: +44(1376)343863 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Quaint and charming old guesthouse; good location

Guests find The Old House in Braintree, UK, a lovely place. Its old style is appealing with the quaint crooked walls, slanting floors, Jacobean oak panelling and inglenook fireplaces adding to the appeal. The entire building is a delight and guests say that the details of its age have been preserved beautifully. Guests find its proximity to the town centre and Freeport shopping handy. A lovely Victorian park is right behind the guesthouse.

Lovely and bright rooms

The garden room on the first floor and four poster room on the ground floor are fantastic say guests. They have a lovely and relaxing time in the bright rooms with en suite bathrooms. Guests enjoy the delightful garden views and the conveniences such as the coffee and tea making facilities. The rooms are located away from the main road, so they are devoid of traffic noise.

Hospitable owner; excellent breakfast in lounge

Guests talk highly about the hospitality of the owner. Breakfast is served in the lounge with its enormous fireplace, lovely decor of oak beams and panelling, and comfortable settees. The full English breakfast with a variation for vegetarians is deliciously prepared from locally sourced produce and ingredients and guests find the items to be of an excellent quality. Guests say they will definitely re-visit the guesthouse for its warm welcome, delightful clean surroundings and fabulous breakfasts.

Negative Reviews

Rating Overview

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8.7 out of 10 based on 54 reviews