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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex, England

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ros d
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed 26 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
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We only had a couple of nights at this property, but we will definitely be going back again. It was the perfect little bolthole for a relaxing weekend. It is comfortable, immaculate and everything you could possibly need is provided. Colin and Sue are friendly and helpful and I would very happily recommend this apartment to everyone.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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MartynB28...
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great place to Stay”
Reviewed 25 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We had a very nice, comfortable weeks stay at Oakleaves over Easter. The property is beautifully appointed, very well equipped and the owners, Sue and Colin , were very welcoming and helpful. We had not been to Mersea Island before and knew very little about it, but we like to do random and there was plenty to do and discover, some spectacular walks and also some good and popular eating places in West Mersea . We thought a week would be long enough but we were still finding new things to do by the time the week was over. We would certainly recommend Oakleaves to anyone considering a holiday on Mersea Island

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Liked best: Walking
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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clairenat...
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely!”
Reviewed 7 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Perfect! Susan ensured we felt very welcome! Even with freshly baked scones to welcome us! Great location and just lovely.

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Peter C
2 reviews
“Absolutely perfect.”
Reviewed 6 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Everything about this property is perfect,it's location:a short walk to the beach,the tasteful decor and excellently equipped.Also extremely welcoming and caring hosts.

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joodles20...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Everything you could possibly want, generous”
Reviewed 26 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

West Mersea feels a little like the Camargue, understated, spare. Oakleaves has every comfort, including a generous litre of fresh milk in the fridge on arrival. The flat is recently modernised, well insulated, warm, double glazed, very quiet, spotlessly clean, has a well appointed kitchen, even a washing machine, is comfortably furnished, with good shower, small private garden and own driveway parking. There is great attention to detail: umbrellas, aprons, generous supplies of toilet paper and so on. Improvement points: bath sheets would be nice (the bath towels are too small) and a second light for reading on the window side of the sofa would help. Sue and Colin have made a special home.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Bettyboop...
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
247 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 5 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Loved our stay at Oakleaves, its a beautifullly decorated self contained annexe with everything you have at home. Colin and Sue have thought of evertything to make your stay wonderful. Excellent furnishings, fantastic bed and quality linens and a lovely powershower. Loved the outside space as well,a lovely little sun-trap. Felt very comfortable at Oakleaves, so much so I didnt want to leave. Will defo be staying again x

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Liked best: The home comforts
Liked least: Loved everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Snailey77
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Everything you could think of... and more”
Reviewed 19 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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I have just returned from a two-night stay at Oakleaves with my mother and 18 month old son. What a wonderful accommodation! It is beautifully put together, in a quiet road not far from amenities, has everything you could possibly think of and lovely comfy beds! The secure courtyard garden was a lovely sun trap and fully enjoyed by my son and his digger. The owners even went out of their way to provide a small table and chair for him and some little treats in a bowl on arrival. They really have thought of everything. I cannot recommend this property highly enough if you would like a stay (long or short) in Mersea Island. Thank you.

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Liked best: Everything was provided for.
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 35-49
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