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Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We stayed at Oak Cottage for on night only after a day in Durham. The reccomendation for evening dinner in Lanchester was spot on, so after a long day and a Huge meal we were in need of a good night sleep.We were not disappointed.We both slept well and in the morning went down for breakfast in the conservatory,a very... More 

Thank Andy w
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Needed a place to stay for one night but forgot about the Great North run. Left it till the last minute and everywhere was around £120. Found this place by chance and so glad we did. Just the one room which was perfect. The hosts made us feel so welcome and were there if we needed them. Breakfast was delightful... More 

Thank Bimbee69
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for four nights whilst our daughter graduated from Durham University. The hosts Kim and Mike are the most delightful couple you could wish to meet and nothing is too much trouble for them. Their 'house' is wonderful, the room is spacious and clean and the garden is alive with birds of all types, our daughter got a photo... More 

Thank golfish2015
OakC0ttage, Owner at Oak Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. You were lovely guests and we were delighted to share our home with you. Thanks Best wishes Kim & Mike More 

Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The hosts are delightful and were very welcoming. They pointed me in the direction of dinner in a neighbouring village and were spot on with warnings about portion sizes. Breakfast was fantastic (no need for lunch) and the unfolding entertainment of feeding birds of all types was just fantastic.

Thank Kathie B
Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Lovely comfortable place run by lovely warm friendly people. Bedroom has it all. Nice clean bed, two comfy chairs, tv, ensuite with shower. A little out of the way for a trip to Durham but well worth the travel and only 15 minutes in the car. We ate in the Kings Head which was about a 10 minute drive away,... More 

Thank Peggy123321
Harlow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Picked this B&B blind from a search site, what a delight. The owners were the most helpful and obliging we have ever come across, the room was really comfortable and well appointed with armchairs to watch tv, tea and coffee facilities, nice en suite shower room.free wifi in the room. Delicious Breakfast served in the conservatory with beautiful views over... More 

Thank TonyBNorthwealdEssex
Essex, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This was our second stay at Oak Cottage, which gave us a welcome stop-over on our way from Northumberland back to Essex. The lovely owners are very welcoming and genuinely seem to enjoy meeting new people and looking after them. The bedroom was very comfortable; the decor traditional. Breakfast was one of the highlights. Not just because of the lovely... More 

Thank CityBoy50
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We stayed 2 nights at the Oak Cottage, had a nice big room with very modern bathroom and lovely views into the garden in the morning, during breakfast. Very pleasant, helpful hosts. One thing that really affected the stay was the mattress in the bed, it was really hard and we had problems sleeping on it - Would be good... More 

Thank N K
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

My wife and I stayed one night with Mike and Kim on our way up to Edinburgh. We had a lovely large room and separate bathroom at the top of the stairs, both of which were spotlessly clean. Comfy armchairs were in the room, tea/coffee making facilities, TV and a good selection of brochures on local attractions. Delicious cooked breakfast... More 

Thank serafis
Crewe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Lovely peaceful place to stay. People very friendly,and welcomed you into their home. Breakfast table facing the many birds and wildlife which appear in the garden,whilst sitting in a cozy conservatory.

Thank Gaynor M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious Double/Twin En-suite. Countryside location.Garden with many Wild Birds with direct access to lovely Woodland Walks. Easy reach for Beamish Museum, Durham, Newcastle/Gateshead & AIM. Major Credit Cards accepted. Local Inns and choice of Food all within easy reach. Car Parking on site. Welcome Hosts Voted 4th in the UK by Laterooms "Simply The Guest" Awards 2015 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oak Cottage

Address: Oak Cottage Holmside | Beamish, Durham DH7 6EX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: £54 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oak Cottage 3.5*
Number of rooms: 1
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“Only one room.”
 of 5 bubbles Peggy123321, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There is only one room!”
 of 5 bubbles CityBoy50, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“They only let one room; you are bound to get the best!”
 of 5 bubbles jeremysfeedback, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Just one room which is ideal for a nice quiet relaxing stay and where all the attention is gicen by the hosts.”
 of 5 bubbles daxisa, 6 May 2014 | Read review
“there is only one room- which is beautiful. a wonderfully big bed with a small sitting room in the other half. great bathroom with a huge shower.”
 of 5 bubbles ebebebebebeb, 25 Sep 2012 | Read review
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