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“little idle”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Little Idyll

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Little Idyll
Ranked #1 of 2 Ningwood B&B and Inns
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“little idle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

Was very pleased with our room at Little Idyll, we were made so welcome such a shame we only could stay one night,the attention to the room and lovely breakfast for one night only was amazing, very much appreciated, will be recommending this b & b and hope to return soon.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2012

We stayed at the Little Idyll last year and although our visit was short visit we were completely entranced by the welcome, the friendliness, the great garden, the sharing of a glass or two and getting to know Rob and Chloe. The copper tub was very special but the welcoming cake was stupendous !
We would have no hesitation in recommending Little Idyll

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2011

An enchanted thatched cottage surrounded by a magical garden. Our room was sumptuous - best bed, best bathroom (especially the tub!) in memory - and best breakfast too. Chloe and her husband are the most welcoming and helpful hosts imaginable. An unforgettable stay, highly recommended!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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fluffyHartleyWintney, Owner at Little Idyll, responded to this review, 11 December 2011
Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay.
We hope you both have a fantastic Christmas, and all the best with the wedding plans.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Little Idyll in the not too distant future.

Best Wishes

Rob & Chloe
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Freshwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2011

Rob & Chloe were inviting from the start and by the end of our stay felt like family. The room was finished to a very high standard with the highlight a very deep copper roll top bath. We had afternoon tea which included cream cakes and sandwiches enough of which to feed the most hungry man. The house was recommended as a b&b but that would be like calling the hilton a travel lodge. I would and have recommended Little Idyll to family and friends.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2011

Easy to find in a beautfiul spot, lots of local points of interest for children and adults of all ages. Hosts of this wonderful bed and breakfast are welcoming and extremely helpful, truly a home away from home feeling about the place. Extremely luxurious and finished to a high standard the room has everything you need and more.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Little Idyll

Property: Little Idyll
Address: Little Idyll Main Road, Ningwood PO30 4NW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ningwood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Ningwood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Little Idyll 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Little Idyll is a grade II listed thatched, stone property, dating back to the 16th century, set in Ningwood, in the beautiful West Wight countryside. The exterior of Little Idyll projects an image of the quintessential 'Old England'. Step inside, and you'll find that the stonework and ancient timbers have been skillfully blended with a few contemporary pieces. With only three double bedrooms, the house is ideal for an intimate escape in splendid, rural surroundings. The large garden has a tranquil fish pond, and usually has a flurry of garden birds popping in for their meals. As well as the odd fox, rabbit, pheasant and woodpecker. You may find that you waste a couple of hours just watching all the creatures rush about with their daily business. ... more   less 
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