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Review of The Undercroft

24 reviews
Cottage 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 5 Pets allowed Save
Stunning Gothic Arched Window in sitting room
Stunning Gothic Arched Window in sitting room
main sitting room
Dining and sitting area
twin room
king size bedroom with en suite
internal view across from kitchen
view from outside
enclosed garden
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Jemo70
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
The Best

We stayed with another couple - a beautiful cottage in a perfect location... plus the best weather we've ever experienced in the Lakes and we been on numerous occasions. The photographs really don't do it justice.
The only negative (lthough that's probably to strong a word!) was the heat as not much ventilation upstairs, a fan or some kind of air con would have been great however in the winter this can only be a good thing Im sure. Lovely welcome pack, clean and tidy and lovely areas to chill out in whether inside or outside - even our 2 small dogs were chilled out - we will definitely be returning and recommending to friends and family.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: lack of ventilation in the warm weather
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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People with pets
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Management Response
1 Aug 2013
Thank you for your kind words, delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
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luxurygap
london
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
Excellent alternative to a traditional B & B

We stayed at the Undercroft as it looked an interesting place to stay, and we weren't disappointed. The rooms are lovely and bright and offer excellent accommodation which is well equipped and has good socialising areas. It's only a 5-10 min walk to the town where there is a good choice of restaurants. The only negative is exactly as the last reviewer had mentioned, the lack of opportunity to open windows, which was a shame! Otherwise well worth a visit.

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Liked best: Unique design of the property
Liked least: Unable to open windows
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
29 Jul 2013
Thank you Tracey. Glad that you enjoyed your stay and found everything that you needed.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
21 Jul 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review the cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, really sorry that you were unable to open the bedroom windows, not sure why as they both do open, it's just a shame we hadn't know you had a problem during your stay as we could have given you help to sort it there and then. Appreciate your feedback, many thanks.
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susyk77
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
BEAUTIFUL PLACE QUIET SURROUNDINGS
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I've just come back from a weekend away with 3 friends, the place is stunning very clean and modern, The pictures just dont do it justice.

Its a home from home, in fact we didn't eat out on either night we didnt need to.

There are a couple of pubs and restaurants about 2 mins walk (though there a little rough and ready), Bowness is about 1 1/2 down the road. Ideal if your after a relaxing base to stay.

The driveway into the Undercroft is very narrow (I was glad a wasn't driving) I would definatley go back

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Liked best: The high ceilings in the living area
Liked least: It was just a little bit to far out from the main areas
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
18 May 2013
Delighted that you all enjoyed our stay with us so much and have taken the time to tell others. Look forward to welcoming you again very soon.
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jonesnic8...
stoke on trent
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013 for a stay in June 2012
Fantastic hideaway!
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people found this review helpful

We stayed here to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and what an amazing find! We walked easily to both Windermere and Bowness as it was bang in the middle which was ideal! The cottage itself is stunning with beautiful features! Everything you need is provided including a welcome pack with biscuits (for us and the dog) and the important wine! We took our dog and it was perfect and safe with a lovely fenced court yard which got the sun all afternoon! We will be booking up again and have family looking to visit in the summer as well!!

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Management Response
18 May 2013
Thank you for your comments which are very much appreciated. We work hard to make the cottage welcoming, clean and comfortable for all our guests, including four legged friends, its great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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Liked best: Lovely large living area, great central location
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
4 Dec 2012
Thank you very much for your kind comments. They are very much appreciated, as I have said before we try very hard to ensure that all is as you would expect and more if we can, so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again very soon.
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Bath, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
  • 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 an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
21 Oct 2012
Thank you very much for your feedback. It is much appreciated. Glad we were able to help with such good quality property at the very last minute. We try our best to make both the reservation process and the cottages themselves as good an experience as we possibly can.
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