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115 reviews
Lounge/Dining Room
Lounge/dining room
Lounge
Log burner
Dining Room
Kitchen
Front aspect including off-road parking
1st bedroom
1st bedroom
1st bedroom en-suite
2nd bedroom
2nd bedroom en-suite
Bunk bedroom (3 standard size singles: 6'6)
Bunk bedroom
Family bathroom
Lobby
Patio
Mare and foal near Bentley Cottage
New Forest Ponies
Pig at pannage time, near Balmer Lawn - Brockenhurst beach
Stream near Queen's Meadow
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, England

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loves-tri...
Luton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Brilliant getaway!”
Reviewed 22 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

We stayed in Bentley cottage for a week with extended family and 2 small children.
The cottage is very well furnished, very clean and well stocked up. The owners live just next door and provided some welcome treats such as champagne and homemade chocolate brownies! As well as the basics like bread, milk, eggs, bacon, butter and orange juice! There is a bookshelf filled with books, DVD's and games for both children and adults! The log fire is a wonderful feature! Make sure you use it! Logs are piled up just outside the front door.

As mentioned in other reviews, the two double rooms are en-suite, there is a room with a bunk bed and a single bed and also a family bathroom. The kitchen is fully stocked with plenty of cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils, pots and pans. The dishwasher is a saviour and they provide tablets for it too!
The owners really have thought of everything you would need to have a relaxed break away!

Also you won't be far from local attractions if want a day trip out. Portsmouth and Winchester are less than an hour away for shopping, aquarium and Cathedral.
There is an information folder provided with phone numbers for local takeaways, taxi's and other useful information. There are lots of walks along the coast which are highlighted in this folder and they also provide a laminated version of these so you can take them out with you!

Overall, we all had a lovely time! Would definitely stay here again!

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Liked best: The log fire!
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Fleursie7...
Orpington, United Kingdom
1 review
“Exceptional home from home comforts”
Reviewed 22 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

We stayed for 3 days and 2 nights and although the weather was typically British for the time of year the cottage certainly made up for it. Everything has been thought of right down to the handy dog shower outside the back door. The entire property looks as though its had a recent makeover and it seems the owners have spared no expense on making it feel clean, fresh and welcoming. Upon arrival we were greeted with homemade Brownies, eggs, bread, orange juice, bacon and Champagne. Lovely touch! No need to take shampoo, conditioner or shower gel either, its all taken care of. The cottage is located in the heart of the forest and its a short walk to the shops and the forest beyond. Its hard to fault the property and we are certainly looking to visit again in 2016 perhaps with a splash of sunshine next time...

Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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Robin W
Crawley, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent cottage with many amenities and very helpful owners.”
Reviewed 15 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

This cottage is clean and spacious. Both the main bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms and there is a separate bathroom. The owners include a welcome pack of local produce (the chocolate brownies are scrumptious!) and there is a good selection of toys. My granddaughter was certainly happy with them. The owners, who live next door are very friendly and helpful and nothing seems too much trouble for them. The location of the property is also good for access to the Forest and local towns. We would certainly be happy to reurn.

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Liked best: Cleanliness, size and facilities.
Liked least: I found nothing unsatisfactory.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

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Carole290...
Horsham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A wonderful home from home”
Reviewed 29 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

This has to be one of the best holiday cottages we have used. I know that everyone mentions the welcome champagne, homemade brownies etc, but it's worth mentioning again! The cottage was impeccable - everything of high quality. The living space with woodburner was wonderfully comfortable and cosy on a cold winter's evening: with plenty of logs provided for the fire. Katrin visited us when we arrived and gave lots of local info - my son even ventured out for her recommended 5 mile early morning run. The rest of us however chose to stay in the warm comfy beds!!
The cottage is perfectly situated for exploring the New Forest and surrounding area. We will definitely return.

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Liked best: Cleanliness, situation and quality of cottage contents
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Reviewed 16 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

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cloud44
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great self-catering weekend away”
Reviewed 15 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

I would highly recommend Bentley Cottage. The property is really spacious and open plan which is great for a family or group. It was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. On on top of that, we were provided with a generous welcome pack that included delicious home made brownies. It's also positioned in a great location - there are shops, restaurants and cycle hire within a walkable distance. We'll definitely return!

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Liked best: Open plan lounge and kitchen and wood burner
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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