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Athole Guest House media coverage

German TV network: ZDF, March 2013
"Heute in Europa:
Der deutsche Wirt Wolfgang Herrlinger betreibt im englischen Kurort Bath eine kleine Pension. Doch das ist nicht irgendeine, nein, es ist das beste Bed and Breakfast von ganz Großbritannien."
(Includes live filming inside the B&B, so worth a look even if you don't speak German!)

Bath Chronicle

Bath Life Magazine, February 2013
"World domination (almost!) for Bath B&B.
... home to a wide range of high quality hotels and B&Bs. However, there is one that stands out above the rest; Athole Guest House was ranked by's Travellers' Choice 2013 awards as not only first in the 'Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the UK' award, but also rated second in the award for the 'Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the World' ..."
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Bath Chronicle

SouthWest Business, January 2013
"First penalties, now Germans do best full English.
Of all the guesthouses in all the world, the second best one you could ever stay in is apparently a classic English B&B in Bath – run by a German. Athole House in Bath is the best bed and breakfast place in Britain, and only beaten to the title of the best in the world by a picturesque venue in Italy ..."
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Bath Chronicle

Spiegel Online, January 2013
"Preisgekröntes B&B in Bath:
Jetzt machen die Deutschen auch noch das beste English Breakfast."
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Bath Chronicle

The Bath Chronicle, January 2013
"Bath guest house named best in Britain ... and second best in Europe."
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Bath Chronicle

Waiblinger Zeitung, January 2013
"Schwabe kratzt an britischem Heiligtum:
Wolfgang Herrlinger führt in England das beste Bed & Breakfast – und sorgt auf der Insel für Schlagzeilen"
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Bath Chronicle, February 2013
"Das beste Bed & Breakfast Großbritanniens betreibt ein ehemaliger Tübinger Uni-Dozent:
Kürzlich ging ein Aufschrei durch die britische Presse: Kein Engländer, ein Deutscher führt das beste Bed & Breakfast Großbritanniens ..."
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Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald, June 2011
"The best deals can be found slightly south of the centre, however. The superb Athole Guest House ..."
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Mail on Sunday, January 2010
"The Athole Guest House has just been awarded a TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award, an accolade resulting from guests' own comments posted on the TripAdvisor website ..."
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Bath Chronicle

The Bath Chronicle, January 2010
"A guest house in Bath has been rated as one of the top five in Europe. Athole House, in Upper Oldfield Park offers a pick up service from the city's railway station, and prides itself on a high level of customer care ..."
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Cycling Plus

Cycling Plus Magazine, Summer 2010
First selection for cycling equipped B&Bs.
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Guardian Travel

Guardian Travel: Been There, December 2010
"... owner Wolfgang makes his own muesli to Bircher's original Swiss recipe. The bread is home made every day too, as are the fruit salad and the buttermilk pancakes ..."
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Guardian Travel

Guardian Travel: Been There, May 2007
"A brilliant B&B about 15 minutes walk from the centre of Bath. It has parking at the back (rare for Bath) ..."
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