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6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Caersws, Newtown, Powys, Wales

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Melissa...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“mrs”
Reviewed 13 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

THE BEST WEEKEND EVER, for our group its a yearly treat, we always try to go different places but when we got to this cottage we felt like nothing else could top this. The house is what you see on the picture and more and its TOTAL privacy even though owner lives on site its 100% privacy. There's also a book inside that recommend places to go around the area so we went to the WATERFALL OMG it was the cherry on top. Overall it was just brilliant, i would highly recommend this place.

(Dun knuw a fi go back Stuart big up uself)

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Management Response
16 Apr 2016
We are absolutely over the moon that you enjoyed your yearly treat at Old Rectory Cottage, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay there. It is wonderful to hear that you felt the property would be hard to top, we will be sure to pass your compliments along to the owner! The waterfall sounds fabulous, that book sounds like it was invaluable! We certainly hope that you return for another visit very soon.
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Julia J
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing place, spectacular views!”
Reviewed 2 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We had a large group of 14 of us (5 of them children) and we all thoroughly enjoyed the stay at the Old Rectory. The views were outstanding, the cottage has been decorated to a high standard, and we had all of the amenities we needed. The Pool was superb and big enough to have all of the adults and children in there most of the time! The hot tub was a lovely bonus, and we even braved this in the cold!! I loved the fact the bedrooms were downstairs, and two of them had french doors out to the gardens. Lovely place, and you felt relaxed just looking at the acres of land outside, and hills! The children loved the pool and all improved their swimming and even the youngest were joining in jumping in the deep end with the older ones! Great place, nice and quiet and peaceful, and the owners have made sure everything is to a high standard, and lovely decor too. Would really recommend to anyone who is looking for peace and quiet and to enjoy time with their families/friends. The week went way too quickly! Thanks for a fabulous memory for my upcoming 40th Birthday and my sisters 38th birthday celebrations, as well as celebrating my nephews birthday! We all had a fantastic break! :0)

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Liked best: pool!
Liked least: leaving...
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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Management Response
2 Apr 2016
Thank you for taking the time to share this thoroughly lovely review with us all, we are absolutely over the moon that you enjoyed your time at Old Rectory Cottage. The pool certainly sounds like it was a massive hit with everyone! What a fun way to keep the children entertained (and brush up on their swimming skills!). We couldn't be happier that you all had such a fabulous time for your special birthday celebrations and hope that you return for another visit very soon.
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Katie B
1 review
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“Perfect birthday surprise”
Reviewed 29 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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Myself and my two brothers booked this fabulous holiday cottage as a 50th birthday surprise for our mum. We were taken in straight away by the pictures and no other place we looked at could even begin to measure up. From the stunning spacious house to the fun filled swimming pool, everything was perfect. We all thoroughly enjoyed our time here and would return and recommend to others!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 13-17
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Mar 2016
Thank you ever so much for sharing this wonderful review with us, we are over the moon that you had such a special birthday celebration for your mum at Old Rectory Cottage! It is great to hear that the holiday was all you hoped it would be and that you found it everything perfect, we certainly hope that you come back to enjoy it again soon!
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289anonym...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely lovely lovely”
Reviewed 11 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Lovely clean, well equipped and spacious accommodation with spectacular views, toasty swimming pool which entertained the kids several times a day and hot tub. Stuart's hospitality and musical soirée was exceptional and we are still astounded at the breadth of his talent from Chopin to One Direction & Frozen! We would highly recommend the old rectory for a break with friends or family.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
13 Nov 2015
It sounds like you had bags of fun at the Old Rectory Cottage - we are certainly glad to hear it! We would agree that having comfortable accommodation, along with plenty to keep the kids entertained is a great combination in holiday accommodation! We hope that you book with us again soon, it would be great to see you all again!
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karroo22
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“WOW!!”
Reviewed 26 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We booked the Old Rectory Cottage for a family get together and had great expectations from the photographs on the website. Oh Boy we were not disappointed as the reality far exceeded our expectations.

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by the owner Stuart we were made to feel very welcome. Stuart showed us round the house and the pool area and showed us how to use the hot tub. The house is finished to a very high standard and is very comfortable and homely. The kitchens are very well equipped and you really want for nothing. The living area is on the first floor taking advantage of the stunning views across the valley

We didn't have to contact Stuart for anything at all during our stay- the holiday ran so smoothly. The beds were very comfortable and there was always an abundant supply of hot water. The pool and hot tub got plenty of use during our stay.

We were lucky enough to meet both Stuart's Mum and Dad during our stay and what lovely friendly people they all were. We were also lucky enough to be treated to a concert with Stuart playing the piano on Thursday evening. What a star! he even allowed our nephew who is learning to play the piano to do a duet with him. He was delighted. All in all this was the best holiday accomodation we have ever had in this country and we would recommend it to everyone of all age groups. The property is only 4 miles from Newtown where you can do your shopping at Tescos, Morrisons or Lidl and there are also plenty of Take Aways to take advantage of. Stuart you have a little gem there !!

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Liked best: The views, the hot tub, the pool
Liked least: There was nothing that you wouldn't like
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Andy F
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Andy and Trev ”
Reviewed 19 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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person found this review helpful

This is without doubt the most amazing holiday we have had, Stewart is second to none when it comes to hospitality
The pool, hot tub, accommodation and views are all you need at this location for a great holiday.
The property is immaculate and there was ample space for all 14 of us.
The impromptu musical evening was an added bonus! Thank you very much Stewart.

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vickav69
2 reviews
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“Mr”
Reviewed 11 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We have just come back from a weekend at the stunning Old Rectory Cottage and it was perfect!!
Stuart has all bases covered, a large swimming pool for the kids to play in, a luxurious hot tub to relax in, plenty of space for everyone to be together and enough room for those that want some quiet time.
There were 14 of us at the cottage and it had everything we could need and more...
Surrounded by stunning views and amazing scenery it's a little piece of Welsh heaven!
Would definitely recommend it to anyone.

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