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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Barnard Castle, Durham, England

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Sue B
Camberley, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“A complete home from home with a friendly welcome”
Reviewed 12 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We booked through Sykes Cottages, whose properties we've used very successfully before. The Cote did not disappoint, the property was clean, cosy and well appointed: two great bathrooms with plenty of hot water plus a cloakroom/utility room, a spacious sitting room with three sofas - one each for me and my two girlfriends to crash out on at the end of a strenuous day out! The beds were very comfy - I slept in the room with adult sized bunks and got a really great night's rest every night. Good wifi service which we used extensively. Well equipped kitchen with lovely views. We enjoyed meeting the owners and chatting to them - thanks to them for showing us their own lovely garden :-) I would recommend it to anyone wanting a comfortable and modern home-from-home in the area - there's plenty to see and do there.

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Minor points: bathmats needed and hooks behind bedroom doors and a chair and mirror in the bunk bed room.
Travelling group: 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
14 Aug 2016
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Cote, thank you for taking the time to tell us about it. It is great to hear that the property was a great place for you all to call 'home' whilst you explored the area, and, importantly, that the beds made for a wonderful nights sleep! We certainly hope you return for another holiday soon.
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davei_fis...
Alcobaca, Portugal
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Superb master bed”
Reviewed 11 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed in the Côte for 3 weks whilst we searched for a property to purchase. The accommodation was excellent with 3 bathroom a laundry room. We made use of the extra bedrooms when oursons came for a weekend.
Having lived in the area some 15 years ago we knew local attractions etc. One new attraction at Shildon the National Railway Museum is free and we'll worth a visit.
The owners were helpful without being intrusive. We would recommend this Cottage to anybody looking for a excellent well equipped Cottage in wonderful surroundings.

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Liked best: Surrondings
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children People with pets
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andyclegg
Glasgow, Scotland
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great little cottage”
Reviewed 10 February 2015 for a stay in October 2014

Very good place to stay. The owners were very helpful with arrangements and everything was exactly as we expected. Nice countryside setting, with some strolls straight from the door. Staindrop itself is a lovely village, with some nice shops/eateries.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Feb 2015
Thank you for your review - we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you again soon at The Cote!
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philsmith...
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Attractive stone building with great facilities”
Reviewed 19 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

The Cote is an attractive stone building set on a farm with great views out of all windows. The facilities are of high standard with the water from all taps being extremely hot, the underfloor heating also provides you with nice warm feet after a day out in the country, especially during the winter! The kitchen is well proportioned with ample cutlery and crockery. The wooden beams give it a nice "oldy" feel whilst still appearing quite modern. Beds are very comfortable and warm.

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Liked best: Warm and comfortable
Liked least: Only 2 saucepans in kitchen.
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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Doncaster
Reviewed 6 January 2014 for a stay in October 2013

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sheffield
Reviewed 8 December 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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wakefield
Reviewed 5 December 2012 for a stay in October 2012

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