The Times Travel Supplement

10 September 2005 – see the original article here >>

A delighted guest says: “What a welcome. They cannot do enough for you. Book their superior rooms and you are in for a real treat.

Times correspondent Stephen McClarence says:

Particularly if you book the rock ‘n roll room, with its wall-mounted guitar and Elvis poster. The black-and-white decor features retro chrome and a sheepskin rug as big as a snoozing polar bear. It’s a shady room, with trees almost brushing french windows opening on to a fire escape, and has a wide-screen TV and a spa bath.
Together with the other “premier themed room” (African), it’s different from the six more basic bedrooms, which are all en suite and are being refurbished (now completed). With its four English Tourism Council diamonds, Wanslea feels like a smart and comfortable small hotel. Boutique B&Bs can’t be far away.