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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Onchan, Isle of Man

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Linda S
Louth, United Kingdom
1 review
“Impeccable, comfortable appartment”
Reviewed 13 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We enjoyed the location, the comfort, the privacy and all the attention to detail in this very high standard apartment. Our only worry would be that it is already booked for some of the times when we would like to book again.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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PaulFraze...
Southport, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Perfect in every way”
Reviewed 2 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We have stayed in many holiday lets over the years and often comment to ourselves that they seem to be furnished with cast offs and unwanted bits and pieces. Not so with Cotterdale. Everything you could wish for is provided and has clearly been thoughtfully and carefully chosen for the apartment. It was also immaculately clean. Items such as tea, coffee, biscuits, milk. bread etc etc were there to make us feel at home and the bathroom had the provisions you would expect in a top class hotel.

The property is situated in a quiet residential area with good views of the sea from the front windows. We were welcomed by Karen, the owner. who was very friendly and helpful. Look no further for accommodation for two on the beautiful Isle of Man.

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Liked best: The overall impression of thoughtfulness and care.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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John S
La Massana
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Private cosy comfortable convenient with lovely owners - perfect for two.”
Reviewed 21 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We make an annual pilgrimage to the wonderful Isle of Man for the TT Races, for two weeks in June, every year. This was our first time at Cotterdale and, hopefully, we will be staying there for the TT for many years to come. John and Karen, the owners, are absolutely charming and extremely helpful - nothing is too much trouble.
The photos don't really do it justice but the apartment has been cleverly created in the space above the very large garage, attached to the house by an entrance and walkway and Utility room, where one has access to a washing machine and one's own freezer.
Despite being 'attached' to the house, the apartment is totally private and we were unaware of any other movements in or out.
The layout of the apartment worked so well for the two of us, offering plenty of space to move about, store our kit, relax, cook and eat. The kitchen was well fitted with all the necessary equipment and mod-cons for gourmet and simple cooking, with ease.
The Wifi was very efficient and the entertainment facilities were excellent with Smart TV, DVDs and music.
Karen goes out of her way to ensure that your stay is special with little details like the abundance of special toiletries, the Nespresso machine and a large choice of coffee capsules.
One particular treat is the open invitation from John and Karen to use their large decking behind the house, which has wonderful views south over Douglas Bay. We had a spectacular "personal" display from The Red Arrows, who seemed no more than 30 metres above us, as they displayed directly over Onchan.
The convenience factor was great for us - we easily walked into Onchan, caught the fabulous old electric railway up to Laxey and Snaefell, and even enjoyed the slightly longer walk into Douglas, taking the Horse-drawn Trams along the promenade, an annual necessity! So shopping and restaurants are very easily accessible.
Yes, this is a very special place for two.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
22 Jun 2015
It was lovely to have you both as our guests and we look forward to welcoming you again next year x
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kenneth s
Morpeth, United Kingdom
1 review
“The photos do no do it justice”
Reviewed 21 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I stayed at this exquisite apartment for four nights, (we wish it had been for longer) I could not find a fault with any aspect of the accommodation, every area is impeccable. Immaculate bathroom/bedroom/kitchen, all the fittings and equipment that you would require are at hand, with lots of lovely home from home extras thoughtfully added. All you need is your toothbrush.

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Liked best: The view
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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tekasiky
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“lovely apartment , host very welcoming and helpful, location was perfect”
Reviewed 13 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

My partner and myself were grateful of the opportunity to stay at this lovely , very clean , well thought out apartment with a lot of attention to oils in the bathroom, to information packs to make you stay comfortable . I highly recommend Karen's apartment

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EricHants
Hants
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Best small self catering we have ever had”
Reviewed 16 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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Excellent facilities in a compact apartment- exactly as stated on the website. Accommodation is on the first floor up a short staircase and has wonderful sea views. Friendly welcome from Karen on our arrival from the late ferry. High spec facilities including toiletries; dressing gowns etc all provided. Felt at home within 5 mins. Peaceful area and good links to the Island even if you did not have a car. Wifi connection is excellent. There was nothing that Karen had not anticipated guests would need. Helpful with information about where to go etc would highly recommend this apartment to couples wanting a short stay on the island.

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Liked best: High quality specification of the apartment ; extremely clean.
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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iris m
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
“A five star accomodation”
Reviewed 27 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

This was one of the best self catering places we have stayed in. Everything that one could need and more was there,we loved the coffee pod machine!.. It is so comfortable, clean, peaceful and warm...a stress free zone! Only problem was our stay was too short. I highly recommend this apartment.

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