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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Calstock, Cornwall, England

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metaxas52
Truro, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“The most amazing place”
Reviewed 13 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

The Smithy is the most amazing place to stay ,secluded yet within easy reach of 2 good local pubs actually we only visited the pub one lunchtime as we were happy to sit outside having a drink and listening to the Owls flying around the woods in the evenings.We were lucky to have 3 beautiful days and even manage to have breakfast outside not bad for November.The walks in the area are fabulous as well especially if you have dogs.Nick the owner was very friendly and helpful .We could not fault the Smithy and I have fallen in love with it I felt really sad to be leaving but we do plan to return next year.

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Liked best: Seclusion,cosy cottage,great walks and fabulous scenery
Liked least: Could not fault it
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Jan 2016
Thank you for your recent review. Delighted you enjoyed your stay in The Smithy, the local walks and sitting outside on the verandah enjoying the wildlife! We look forward to welcoming you back!
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PamM14
Bridport, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Another wonderful stay!”
Reviewed 1 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This was our second visit to Okel Tor mines staying at The Smithy and once again we were not disappointed. Very peaceful and comfortable and perfectly situated to get around the area even as far as both the North and South coast. Our dogs also love it and love to play with Jess the resident dog. Hope to go back next year when we need to recharge our batteries.

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Liked best: Peace and quiet
Liked least: Narrow lanes when accessing cottage.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Jan 2016
Thank you for your review - we're delighted you had another enjoyable visit with your dogs! Hope to see you again in 2016!
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JacksonAl...
West Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
“Gorgeous and peaceful retreat”
Reviewed 27 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This was a stunning place to stay....perfect for us and our dog. The cottage was cosy and had everything we needed and although very remote (which is a good thing) ,and peaceful it was only 10 minutes walk into the village. Plenty to discover in this beautiful part of England.

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Liked best: Peace
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
28 Oct 2015
Thank you for your Trip Advisor review. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the feeling of remoteness and tranquility, and the convenience of the village. We hope to see you again.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Oct 2015
Thank you for your Trip Advisor review. It's good to know that guests find the cottage very comfortable and the area fascinating - we're delighted you enjoyed your stay and your star-lit walks home from the pub!
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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

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Liked best: The wilderness of it.
Liked least: The shower was a bit small
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
28 Oct 2015
Thank you for your recent review of The Smithy. We're pleased that you appreciated the cottage furnishings, the views, tranquility and mine ruins, and had everything that you needed. We hope to see you again!
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Oct 2015
Thank you for your review of The Smithy. We're delighted to hear that you appreciated the views, feeling of seclusion and proximity of the village. We're also pleased that the verandah came in useful! We look forward to welcoming you back!
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GreenPals
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Really comfy and great location”
Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We loved our stay at The Smithy. The weather was not great at the beginning of the week but we were really comfortable and warm inside. We are very fussy about beds but thought that was very good. The views from The Smithy are lovely and the surrounding countryside is delightful. The walk to Cotehele is well worthwhile and their Sunday lunch is excellent. The Tamar Valley Railway is also a treat. We would love to go again.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
28 Oct 2015
Thank you for your Trip Advisor review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, loved the views and found the cottage comfortable and warm. We look forward to welcoming you back!
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