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“Super stay at this lovely old cottage”
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Damson Cottage
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Damson Cottage
High Street Dunster Dunster village
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25 reviews
Damson Cottage
High Street Dunster
Dunster village
Living room
Window seat
Dining Kitchen
Garden
View from the garden
Snug
Teal bedroom
Middle bedroom
Twin bedroom
Cottage window
West Somerset Steam Railway, near Dunster
Priory Church Dunster
Sunset by Dunster Beach
Exmoor
Dunster Castle
Gallox bridge, Dunster
Damson and Rose
Exmoor ponies, near Porlock
Upper end of West Street
West Street at night
Deer on moor above Dunster
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England

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Lobymick
England
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Super stay at this lovely old cottage”
Reviewed 27 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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Just returned from a long weekend stay at Damson Cottage, ideal location for exploring Dunster and Exmoor. This cottage was perfect, such character being an old cottage yet has all modern amenities. Although our stay was one of the coldest weekends the wood burner was a welcome feature, plus very efficient heating and boiler. The owner has provided all necessary items, down to sewing kit and plasters!!. Lots of board games, books for both adults and children. A well equipped kitchen if self catering or if you prefer to eat out, the Stagshead pub is only a few doors down from this property, which serve lovely meals and welcome dogs, providing you give them prior notice. Hope to return again to this lovely cottage.

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Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
4 Apr 2013
Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to comment. We are also pleased to offer a 10% discount to returning guests.
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Mark H
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect location for exploring the Brendon Hills”
Reviewed 18 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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We were looking for accommodation in Dunster for a mountain biking weekend exploring the Brendon Hills and Exmoor. Damson Cottage was a great find with all the facilities we wanted with room for a fair sized group with all their biking clutter. The bedrooms are well furnished and beds were comfortable - essential but not always the case! The large living room was perfect for post-ride, pre-pub lounging and the bright, well equipped kitchen made easy work of the ample cooked breakfasts required for long days in the saddle.

Dunster itself is a bit on the twee side but has plenty of pubs and places to eat - but no ATM! It's a beautiful spot and makes a great base for exploring the area.

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Liked best: Great location and good facilities
Liked least: Parking is tricky in Dunster, but that's not the cottage's fault!
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
19 Mar 2013
Thank you for your review.
Glad that you enjoyed your stay. I will see if anyone in the village has any suggestions re getting a cash machine. Otherwise nearest will remain in Minehead, 2 miles away.
Thanks
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TheOwensF...
Llanelli, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage in a lovely location!”
Reviewed 22 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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We stayed for five nights in August and had a very comfortable stay at Damson Cottage. It is very well equipped with everything we needed for our stay. It has a lovely, long garden and plenty of room inside. The cottage is located in the medieval village of Dunster, which is a quiet village with a good selection of restaurants and pubs, with the local shops definitely worth a visit! Dunster is also well located for visiting other parts of Somerset and Devon.
We had a lovely stay and would consider returning in the future!

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Travelling group: Other
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Erika M
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Liked best: Die kleinen Nischen und Zimmer z. B. zum lesen und sich zurück zu ziehen
Liked least: Wie wir die Küche angetroffen haben. Dass sich die Inhaberin nicht sehen lies.
Travelling group: Freunden
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Management Response
16 Aug 2015
Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you had some problems with your stay. We do provide instructions for the central heating and I have checked that the downstairs bath is working ok. If some of the cleaning in the kitchen was not up to standard on this occasion, I can only apologise.
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