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“Great place to stay”

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65 reviews
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Holiday Rental House -
6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 25
Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan, Southern Wales, Wales

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Isla1962
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“the weather made it good”
Reviewed 18 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The house and pools were immaculate when we arrived very welcoming. The beds were of very good quality and extremely comfortable.
the main house smelt damp after a few days and cockroaches were found in the sitting room on the 2nd day.
I found the kitchen to be very poorly equipped for a house of such size which made food prep quite hard. In adition all the numbers on the cooker dials have disappeared so you can't tell what the ovens on. Also the toaster kept tripping the electric.
It costs £30 each way by taxi into Cardiff.
Finally the deposit took over a week to be paid back which is not good enough.
The owners were quick to sort all problems. I think some investment is required.

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Liked best: the weather and the pool
Liked least: smell of damp in the kitchen
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Recommended for:
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
19 Aug 2015
Thank you for your feedback, we are always happy to receive any feedback positive or negative from our guests as it gives us the opportunity to correct or change any problems that guests may encounter during their stay.

After your alleged sighting of a "cockroach" we immediately called in our pest control specialists, who confirmed to yourselves, that there was no evidence of any kind that cockroaches, or any other pests were present at the lodge.

Due to the rural environment, what may have been witnessed was a "bug" that had wondered in from our extensive gardens as was suggested by the inspector himself.
On a monthly basis the lodge is inspected to ensure the house and gardens are free from any type of pest, guests are welcome to view all inspection documentation as it kept at the lodge.

The damp smell in the shower room may have occurred if your party of (20+ people) did not operate the extraction fan in the shower room as instructed on arrival.

I am unsure about your comment on the equipment in the kitchen as we cater for up to 25 people and this has not been a problem in the past

We try our best to ensure all our guest are very happy with their stay at the lodge, on occasions things may happen that are out of our control, but we endevour at all times to make your stay as pleasurable as possible
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Warfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Liked best: Hot Tub & Pool
Liked least: If i had to be really picky (and i mean really picky) The fridge needed to be bigger for groups over 12
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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Liked best: Location and size of the plot
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Large Group
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MeganTomp
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely amazing weekend”
Reviewed 27 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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person found this review helpful

We came to Hafod Lodge for a hen party and everyone had the most amazing time. Great value for money and the lodge was so amazing we loved the lounge and conservatory area and the giant table was great for us all to have a meal in. Hot tub was great fun!

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

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Liked best: The kitchen
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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hoodie5
Derby
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic house and great service”
Reviewed 17 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Firstly I would like to thank Mary and Jackie for all their help in helping me book this house. I asked a lot of questions and they were always helpful in their answers.

I booked this house for my friends hen do. There was 17 of us in total and the house was just brilliant for all us ladies. The house was clean and spacious. I couldn't of asked for better. I loved it - I want to move there!

The great thing about the house was able to have everyone around in one area. The garden was large and our favorite part was the hot tub. None of us wanted to get out. I also booked quad biking which was just around the corner.

Great Location, Great Service, Great house and Great fun. Will be booking again in the future.

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Liked best: House and Hot Tub
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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