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“Cosy cottage in a great location”
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Very good
8 reviews
Rowan Cottage
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
Glastonbury, Somerset, England

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Nialloyd
Cardiff
1 review
“Cosy cottage in a great location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

After our stay last weekend, me and my boyfriend agreed that this is a great little cottage to stay in. With a quiet location and good links to local shops/sights it was easy to walk around the area and nice to come back to a comfortable bed.

Only seen the other reviews after our stay and we have to say, it is much better than some of the comments say!

Great little get-away.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
4 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
4 of 5 bubbles Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 bubbles Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 bubbles Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 bubbles Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 bubbles Service
Liked best: The quiet location that was also close to local amenities
Liked least: The lack of wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Plumpina
Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A winter break for two”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013 for a stay in December 2012

We had a lovely relaxing time at this proerty. We had everything we needed and although the cottage sleeps more we were very cosy with the two of us.
The location is very good for attractions and travelling around the area. Also handy on a cold day if you run out of something and need to nip to the shops.
We were visiting old friends and preferred to stay Solo and have some time to ourselves and this worked perfectly especially coming up to Christmas..
We would stay again if the opportunity arose. A comforatable hassle free stay with everything we needed.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 4 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
4 of 5 bubbles Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 bubbles Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 bubbles Bathroom cleanliness 4 of 5 bubbles Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 bubbles Service
Liked best: It was a clean and welcoming house that we could feel at home in.
Liked least: There was no real negative.
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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Magrat G
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Awful, not as pictured and dirty”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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The room I stayed in had stained brown marks on the sheets, the mattress was so disgusting, the pillow cases were all stained. We had to go to the shop and buy bedding to sleep, and I slept with all my clothes on, The mattress was so bad we woke up with back pain, we all did! I am really not difficult to please but if you are renting a place out as a holiday let , does it cost that much to make sure there is clean bedding and towels, I would never recommend this place and I will never go back! I am not sure how previous people gave it an ok rating, I am wondering if they just didn't bother cleaning the place after a while. Oh and the back window gives you a nice view of the most awful trashy concrete place ever, I am not even sure what it was back there other than a dump. The pictures this site show are not like the place at all. Honestly even with the awful back view , I would not have minded the location so much if the place was cleaner - the mattresses all need to be thrown out - oh and do not lift the sheets off the sofa either, no I can't find anything nice about it, just the grossest place I have ever been to. We considered leaving the bedding we bought but I decided not to because after paying for something that was as misrepresented as this place there was no way I was also going to gift bedding for the entire place and towels as well!


hopefully the man who gave us the key will read this and clean the place to rentable standards, forget rentable, just normal hygienic standards would be nice.

4 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 4 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
4 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 2 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
1 of 5 bubbles Bedding & mattresses 3 of 5 bubbles Kitchen & utensils
3 of 5 bubbles Bathroom cleanliness 1 of 5 bubbles Other facilities & amenities
2 of 5 bubbles Service
Liked best: nothing really
Liked least: how filthy the mattresses and bedding and towels were
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
8 Jul 2016
I regret that you were dissatisfied with your visit to Rowan Cottage, I appreciate that it was a difficult time for you as you had a very new baby.  We did respond immediately to your concerns, with a personal visit to rectify your issues.  At the time your expressed gratitude and satisfaction.  We take cleanliness at the Rowan Cottage very seriously and since your visit in 2013 all of the matters you mention have been rectified, along with new mattresses and wide range of improvements to the house.  Since then all of our guests have been completely satisfied with the cottage.
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Hastings, United Kingdom
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2011 for a stay in August 2011
4
people found this review helpful
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 3 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
3 of 5 bubbles Bedding & mattresses 4 of 5 bubbles Kitchen & utensils
3 of 5 bubbles Bathroom cleanliness 3 of 5 bubbles Other facilities & amenities
3 of 5 bubbles Service
Liked best: The little sunroom overlooking the patio garden.
Liked least: White sofa and antique table with glass placemats.
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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