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“A wonderful stay in a perfect location”

Review of Oak House

Oak House
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Oak House
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27 reviews
Oak House
Living room
Dining room with french doors to garden
A sunny spot
Feet up in front of TV and wood burning stove!
Lovely view over garden
French doors open onto sunny patio
View from garden
The River Dikler winds it;s way through the village
A warm welcome
Kitchen
Plenty of cupboard space
Light and airy aspect
View from front door
Double bedroom
Dressing area
Twin bedroom
View from bedrooms
View of the village
Lavender Fields at Snowshill
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, England

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Laetitia...
Salford, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“A wonderful stay in a perfect location”
Reviewed 6 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

The cottage was tastefully decorated and everything there was made to make us feel comfortable. From the cleanliness to the coziness and the amazing view from the french windows, we were delighted. Cheryl and Robert were the most perfect hosts, helpful and welcoming.
The cottage is also ideally located to visit the Cotswolds as most of the places to visit are less than 30 mins drive away. The surrounding countryside is stunning and the little villages are lovely and picturesque.

We had a wonderful family time and would be very happy to stay again at Oak House. Thank you!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 May 2014
We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and really appreciate the comments you made in your review. We would love to see you again if and when you return to the Cotswolds.
Best wishes
Robert & Cheryl Millar
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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Liked best: Cleanliness and attention to detail.
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
9 Oct 2013
Thank you for your great review. It was lovely seeing you again and we are really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us even if the weather wasn't quite as good as this time last year.
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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Liked best: We loved everything about the cottage and its location.
Liked least: The only improvement I would suggest would be the provision of internet access.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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JPC3110
Sligo, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Home from home with a Cotswolds twist”
Reviewed 22 August 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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This was our second visit to Oak House and one supposes that speaks for itself. Ideally located in the heart of the Cotswolds close to the beautiful villages of Stow-on-the- Wold, Lower and Upper Slaughter and Bourton –on-the-Water, the cottage provides an idyllic base for the discerning Cotswold tourist. The cottage is modern but sensitively furnished, presenting guests with a cosy and relaxed atmosphere. In addition, it contains all mod cons such as; large LCD TV, Playstation, CD system (with iPod dock and range of CDs) and an array of board games and books for the more sedentary guest shall we say. It also has a very spacious garden at rear which our three year old put to much use (his Frisbee developed a habit of flying into the neighbours garden). The owners Robert & Cheryl have everything covered really and are very helpful with any queries or requests. They even loaned us some butter on arrival after a long trip from the west of Ireland. Some places of interest which we visited are; Sudely Castle, Hidcote, Cotswold Farm Park, Birdland and Heritage Motor Museum (Gaydon). If you’re thinking of visiting the Cotswolds a perfect place to start.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
14 Sep 2012
It was lovely seeing you all again and thank you for your kind comments. It was a shame the weather couldn't have been kinder but glad you enjoyed your visit nonetheless.
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Sheila O
Durham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“A beautiful cottage in a great location, perfect!”
Reviewed 29 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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person found this review helpful

This modern cottage was tastefully furnished with lovely little touches that made you feel at home instantly and was furnished to a very high standard. Everything you could possibly need was provided, including indoor and outdoor games, down to candles and matches. Cheryl, Robert and Katy made us very welcome and apart from providing an excellent guide in the cottage to all the best local attractions and eateries, they were also on hand when you needed advice.
The cottage is in a perfect location, just 5 minutes from Stow, one of the best little towns in the Cotswolds. We took the opportunity to travel a little further afield too and visited Bath, Highclere castle (Downton Abbey) and Longleat - all about 2 hours in the car.
We were lucky enough to get possibly the best weather this year, which no doubt helps, but this holiday ranks as one of our best ever!

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Liked best: Everything!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Aug 2012
Thank you so much for your kind comments. We do try our best to provide everything we think is needed for guests to enjoy their stay.
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2012 for a stay in April 2012

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Liked best: Overall cleanliness, the views from the house, personal touches in all rooms
Liked least: Nothing to dislike!!
Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 Apr 2012
Thank you very much for your kind comments. It was a shame the weather was not so good. We would love to see you again on your next visit to the Cotswolds.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
HelenVerm...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Home away from home!”
Reviewed 10 July 2011 for a stay in June 2011

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Oak Cottage. Our hosts were most welcoming and helpful. The cottage was beautifully presented and exactly as represented in the photos and description on the internet. The cottage location was perfect. We had a wonderful holiday and would recommend to all. We would most definitely visit again. Thanks Cheryl and Robert.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists Luxury-minded travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
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