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Name of business:
The Ashborne Guesthouse
Yell.com page on which the listing is the subject of your complaint:
Review that you believe is false or otherwise defamatory:
Stayed at this guesthouse very recently and must say that the greeting by the owners was extremely friendly and welcoming - was made to feel at ease straight away. The room was excellent and had all the conveniences you would expect. To top it off we were served an extremely hearty breakfast - nothing was too much trouble for the owners. This guesthouse is well positioned and an ideal place to stay when visiting Sunderland.
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Turning a negative review into positive
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