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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Nottinghamshire, England

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Catherine...
Oakham
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful house”
Reviewed 6 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This is a beautiful house in a lovely quiet location but within easy reach of many attractions.
There was plenty of space for our extended family and the garden was great for all of us as well as the dog! The furnishings are immaculate and decor lends itself to a restful break.
It was somewhat irritating not to have had enough hot water (nowhere near enough to fill the lovely bath) but we made do with showers.
All in all though, a lovely break for all ages.

Date of stay: June 2014
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Liked best: Character of the property
Liked least: Hot water problem
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
7 Jul 2014
Hello Catherine - we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage. Thank you for this positive review. We hope to welcome you again sometime in the future. Best wishes - Wendy & Richard Holloway
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FionaW420
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Delightful Cottage and a Warm Welcome”
Reviewed 23 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

We stayed in The Cottage for Half Term and found it equipped and furnished to an exceptionally high standard. On arrival we received a kind and warm welcome from the owners.

The location of The Cottage is excellent and was ideal for exploring the Sherwood Forest and local attractions with children, grandparents and perhaps a pet with the owner's permission. We only wished we could have stayed longer in the accommodation and explored a little more! We are sure to return, and I would highly recommend The Cottage to others without hesitation.

Thank you again to the owners for a wonderful stay.

Date of stay: February 2014
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Liked best: Exceptionally high standard of accommodation and cleanliness.
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Young Children
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
27 Feb 2014
Thank you very much for this review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay & look forward to welcoming you all again.
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Blackpool
Reviewed 20 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Date of stay: February 2014
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Feb 2014
Thank you for posting this review. We apologise for the wi-fi. We are in a poor reception area, but we have upgraded our modem & have installed a booster to The Cottage. Best wishes.
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rotherham
Reviewed 17 February 2014 for a stay in March 2013

Date of stay: March 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
23 Feb 2014
Thank you very much for taking the time to post this review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Wendy & Richard
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Julipil
Balwyn, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Beautiful Cottage for Perfect Holiday”
Reviewed 5 November 2012 for a stay in October 2012

The Cottage at Walesby is a beautifully renovated property that is one of the best equipped holiday rentals we have ever stayed in. Warm, comfortable and very clean, the cottage provides a wonderful base to investigate the surrounding attractions while it's own charm also makes 'staying in' very attractive too!! Before arriving, the owners Richard and Wendy Holloway ensured everything we might need after a long haul flight from Australia was provided. Their consideration and welcome is reflected in the style of property they have created. The whole family sincerely hopes that we can return one day.

Date of stay: October 2012
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Liked best: how comfortable and well equipped the property was.
Liked least: nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Dec 2012
Hi - thanks very much for this comment. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Bet you are enjoying some warm Melbourne weather at the moment (good for your golf). It is frosty here, although it is bright. With best wishes - Wendy & Richard
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JohnieBG
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful, comfortable, well-updated cottage”
Reviewed 20 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

The Cottage is a beautiful Victorian cottage that has been carefully modernised. It is very well appointed, with top-notch fittings, attention to detail and a sympathy to the original features. It was warm, comfortable, bright and extrmely clean. The rooms are all spacious and well-equipped with a layout that worked great for a group of friends but would work just as well for a family.

Richard and Wendy were really hospitable and a joy to deal with. Having stayed in a few properties around the country, this cottage really stood out. I have nothing negative to say, and hope to be back!

Date of stay: March 2012
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Liked best: The lightness and overall feel - a great place to be!
Liked least: A short drive to a pub with good food - a walk would have been better
Travelling group: With Friends
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
23 Mar 2012
Thank you very much for these comments. We hope to welcome you back.
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Tynemouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2012 for a stay in December 2011

Date of stay: December 2011
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Liked best: The cosy, homely feel of the cottage
Liked least: Grandad's snoring
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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?
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 Jan 2012
Hi - thanks for this positive review. So pleased that you all enjoyed yourselves and had a good time.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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