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“Fantastic cottage”
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Doleos in May evening sunshine
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Doleos in May evening sunshine
View from the kitchen door Two luxurious sofas to help you relax while enjoying the view
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86 reviews
Doleos in May evening sunshine
View from the kitchen door
Two luxurious sofas to help you relax while enjoying the view
Have the beds linked for Super-king
OR twin bedded bedroom overlooking garden and meadow
Very well equipped kitchen including fridge, dish-washer, microwave and clothes wash/dry machine
Dine out on Doleos patio and admire the views
View from the meadow gate towards the coast and you can also see the distant Cambrian Mountains
Really comfy sofa-bed in the lounge if needed and pre-booked
Plenty of books and brochures
Private parking directly by Derwen Cottage
View the glorious surrounding countryside from the meadow
distant views of open countryside from the meadow
garden path feature at Derwen Cottage
Patio and garden feature at Derwen cottage in 2012
Ynyslas beach and estuary near Borth, North of Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth beach and prom - lovely long walk to 'kick the bar' - a local tradition
Glorious Cwm Rheidol where the Butterfly house is located
Summer visitors
Spring flowers in the garden
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales

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Steve J
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage”
Reviewed 23 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
1
person found this review helpful

We had a 5 night stay there in July 2017 and it was absolutely fantastic, this is a very bright & modern building with excellent equipment / amenities and fantastic views. Marilyn the owner was very welcoming and very friendly. It is about 5 minutes drive into Aberystwyth from the cottage. It is a very comfortable cottage and we would highly recommend it.
SJ

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Jul 2017
Thank you very much Steve for your kind review. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and appreciated everything the cottage has to offer - including the wildlife, and I hope you were correct to have spotted a Pine Marten.
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I.J. J
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in May 2017
1
person found this review helpful

The owners are amazingly and very kind. Beautiful memories.
Beautiful cottage in a magnificent location
We had a wonderful holiday.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
13 Jul 2017
Thank you for your kind review and I'm delighted you enjoyed your visit to Wales and to Doleos in particular. Thank you also for being perfect visitors and taking such good care of the property. I do hope you will journey over to Aberystwyth again soon and come back to Doleos.
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Cardiff
Reviewed 19 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
20 Jun 2017
Delighted with your comments and thank you very much for taking the time to review. Hopefully you will return for another longer visit soon. Perhaps next time you'll catch a glimpse of the hares as well as the rabbits.
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Judith W
1 review
“Fabulous place to stay , perfect location and lovely hosts .”
Reviewed 14 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Such a fabulous place to stay ! I thoroughly recommend Doleos to anyone looking for quiet , country retreat that is also close by to the convenience of supermarkets and the delightful seaside town of Aberystwyth. Also perfect for parents who need to be near the University .
The owner Marilyn made me extremely welcome as I had driven from London to pick up my son ( and all of his stuff !!) from University and the cottage was so well equipped and to such a high standard that I didn't need to bring much with me at all.
I will most definitely return in the future .

Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
16 Jun 2017
THANK YOU so much Judith for your extremely generous review. I'm absolutely delighted you liked my cottage so much and intend returning in the future. Hopefully by then we will have created even more stunning landscapes, gardens and a pond too. In the meantime good luck to Thomas on his travels and safe journey back to Australia for you both.
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Mrs140914
Essex, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect gateway!”
Reviewed 26 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

My husband and I stay here for 8 night mid April 2017 and we loved every moment.

Starting with the cottage the owners made our stay absolutely fantastic you don’t need to bring anything with apart from you clothes :) they provide everything and anything you need, all home essentials were included in the cottage. The view around the cottage is breath taking imagine waking up to beautiful acers and acers of land.

The cottage was a perfect location for us very peaceful and quite and only matter of 3 minutes drive to town or around 10 minutes walk (beautiful walk) Aberystwyth town has everything you need from supermarkets (Tesco, Morrison and M&s) beautiful beach, bars, restaurants ect....

I 100% recommend this cottage for a small family or just a couple like us whom just needed to get away from everything. I cannot fault the cottage/area at all!

Only thing I would say is that there is no phone service at all nor there is WIFI but this has nothing to do with the owners its a area issue.

We cannot wait to visit wales again and stay in the cottage!

Thank Marilyn for a beautiful home you have crated.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Apr 2017
Thank you so very much for your lovely review and I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and wish to visit again. BT are working on the internet throughout Aberystwyth area and I am hopeful that I will have Wifi at the cottage within '4 months'. In the meantime I do offer internet access at the farmhouse nearby if needed. Mind you, I think it is good for visitors to get away from technology now and again!!!
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Daydream4...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“High Quality Comfortable Accomodation in a Peaceful Setting with Friendly Hosts :)”
Reviewed 27 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017
1
person found this review helpful

I originally booked for 3 nights but liked it so much I stayed for another 3 nights!

Derwen Cottage is a lovely, airy, and comfortable property finished to a high standard with all the necessary essentials plus some lovely personal touches such as bread, milk, butter, jam and biscuits on arrival plus generous amounts of tea and coffee. Even toiletries were provided in the bathroom.

As a disabled person travelling alone, Marilyn the owner was there to greet me with the kettle on and made me feel very welcome and went out of her way to ensure I had everything I needed.

I highly recommend Doleos Cottages and intend to revisit hopefully on a regular basis for some respite and to enjoy the peaceful and tranquil setting.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
29 Mar 2017
Thank you so much for your very generous review. It was a real pleasure having you to stay at the cottage and I thoroughly enjoyed your company when we had our little chats. Delighted to see you rested and enjoying your respite, and glad it did you good. Obviously a much needed rest! Good health!
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Global446...
Derby, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Beautiful place to stay.”
Reviewed 26 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Stayed 2nights - plenty of space for 4 of us. Everything immaculate, clean, bright and a fabulous warm welcome from the lovely host Marilyn. Everything from lovely biscuits to hand wash and more thoughtfully provided. A hidden gem of a place - immacute and very comfortable. Thankyou so much.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Mar 2017
THANK YOU. The pleasure of having you and your lovely family, including Coco, to stay at my cottage was all mine. Delighted you enjoyed being here and thank you so much for your generous review. I do hope to see you back some day soon.
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