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1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
York, North Yorkshire, England

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TheMMs
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fantastic, peaceful, comfortable cottage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We were 2 adults and 2 young children and had a fabulous week's stay in one of the cottages. The cottage felt remote and yet was only 20-25 mins from York. Nighttimes were spent relaxing in front of the wee fire, barbequing or outside stargazing and listening to the sounds of the countryside. Judy could not have been a more attentive host and really went out of her way to make our stay very enjoyable.

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Liked best: The cottage overall - fact the kids could roam around the grounds
Liked least: Nil to report
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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York
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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Liked best: The beautiful cottage and excellent hostess
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Miguel A
York, United Kingdom
1 review
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“It was a pleasure to enjoy these days in the cottage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014 for a stay in September 2013
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We are a Spanish couple with two small children (4 & 7). We stayed at Thorganby Farm Cottages for 10 days while we were trying to find long term acomodation in York. We found the cottage very well equipped, clean and nicely decorated. Internet was working without problems. The children loved playing in the garden and very much enjoyed the countryside. Judy was extremely friendly and very helpful all the time. It was a pleasure to enjoy these days in her cottage.

After the ten days we had to leave for a few days to another holiday acomodation because Judy´s cottages were previously booked, and she let us have our car rooftop cargo box full of our stuff in her premises for more than a week. The other accomodation we went in the surroundings of York was not half as good as Judy´s and we really missed being at Thorganby Farm Cottages.

I will definitely recommend this accomodation to family and friends.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Mar 2014
It was lovely to meet you and all your family.I know that it was a very stressful time and I was only too pleased to help in anyway that I could.I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at Thorganby Farm Cottages and that you were comfortable and relaxed here. Many thanks Judy
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garn01
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Disappointing, did not live up to other Tripadvisor reviews”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

The cottage was one of two, formed from a barn conversion. The bedroom was only basically fitted out with a tile floor, and had little appeal. The spare pillows did not have pillowcases and the pillows provided were very flat. Towels in the bathroom seemed old and rough, with only one large bathroom towel and one smaller towel. The bathroom was designed for disabled people (which was fine) but with no shower curtain, water went over the entire bathroom so you could not have a towel or bath mat in the room. Even the toilet paper got wet if you left it in the bathroom. The kitchen was new and fitted out well but the sink and stovetop could have been cleaner. The electricity meter was not an issue and lasted for the 3 nights we were there. The main living room was comfortable and wifi good.

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Liked best: Good wifi reception
Liked least: The hassle with the bathroom
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
21 Feb 2014
I was surprised and upset to read the comments in this review.To date I have received very positive feedback from my guests.I take pride in the quality of my cottages and my commitment to my guests.I live on site and have an open door policy,I wished that I had been approached so that I could have tried to deal with any issues they had.I believe and previous customers have confirmed that the bedroom is attractive,with open beams ,quality furniture and bedlinen.The floor is tiled but with oriental rugs which give a clean and bright finish to the room.I have taken on board your comments about the Wetroom (bathroom) thankyou.
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TMcCarthy...
Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful quiet place, just what we needed.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Arrived at Thorganby Farm Cottages and was greeted by Judy and her two friendly funny dogs, She showed us to our barn conversion and it was really nice, with a yummy cake in the kitchen ready to be eaten! It was a lovely barn conversion – “the Celandine Cottage” with an open kitchen/diner, bedroom and bathroom, it was so homely and with everything you could want. A nice outdoor setting where we had our breakfast listening to the birds and ‘rooster’. The setting of the farm is a couple of miles out of Thorganby which suited us fine as my partner had just arrived from Australia and so a few days of peace of quiet was on the books to get over the jet lag (& catch up on the goss!) so it was absolutely perfect. There are a lot of places of interest to visit by Thorganby Farm Cottages so it’s in a very convenient location. York is wonderful, in fact the whole of Yorkshire is wonderful! There is a park and ride not too far away (Judy gave us instructions of how to get there), free parking and the bus into York is cheap, well worth it. We just can’t wait to go back again on our next visit to England. We could have stayed there forever actually. Thank you Judy for a very welcoming stay.

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Liked best: In the country
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
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?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
20 Feb 2014
I was very pleased to know that you had a really great time at Thorganby farm cottages,it is a special place.Glad that you made use of the park and ride and had a good look around York and Yorkshire in general.
Hope all is well in Aussie many thanks .
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Penny M
Gillingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ist Class Accommodation in lovely location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

My husband and I had a very relaxing break in this well maintained and spotlessly clean cottage. The owner, Judy, was very friendly and helpful. We also enjoyed the company of her dogs too.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 4 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
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Liked best: The gardens
Liked least: The kitchen area was well equipped but slightly small
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children 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?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
20 Feb 2014
I am so pleased that you had a relaxing time and getting out and about in York.I take pride in my cottages and it is great to know that it is appreciated,thank you.
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Garry W
Halesowen, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quiet, Relaxing and Freindly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

The cottage was clean and very well equipped and a warming log burner, like a home from home and only a short drive or bus ride to all the major attractions of York and surrounding areas.
Judy the owner (and her two lovely dogs) was welcoming and very friendly.

The gardens are well maintained with beautiful flowers, shrubs and lawn The surrounding fields have horses and sheep.

In the local village there are a couple of great pubs that serve good food, wines and real ales and a small Cost Cutter shop that sell all your essentials - food, beer ect.

If you want a totally quiet and relaxing break in a great location with easy access to historical sites of York this is the place to be.

We shall definitely be returning later on in the year to recharge our batteries

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 4 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: Quietness and out of the rat race.
Liked least: The cockrel and having to leave.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
20 Feb 2014
Glad that you felt like your visit was home from home,and that you found the cottage well equipped.All the major attractions of York and surrounding areas are close by so it was great to know that you managed to do so much,thank you.
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