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“We had a wonderful time!”
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The Mousetrap is a comfortable seaside holiday home, sleeping 6
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The Mousetrap is a comfortable seaside holiday home, sleeping 6
Comfortable leather sofas... Chill out and watch TV after a hard day at the beach!
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24 reviews
The Mousetrap is a comfortable seaside holiday home, sleeping 6
Comfortable leather sofas...
Chill out and watch TV after a hard day at the beach!
Fully equipped kitchen...
The most used items are all to hand - the kitchen is very easy to use...
Professional standard cookware...
The kitchen is open plan - you can still chat with anyone sitting in the lounge...
A rustic farmhouse table is at the centre of the dining area...
Plover, sleeps 2 and has a King Size bed, with window out to the courtyard garden
Plover is a bright, airy bedroom, looking out onto the Courtyard...
Sandpiper is a twin bed room, also looking out onto the Courtyard Garden
All our bedrooms are named after local birds, which can often be spotted around Wells...
Teal is our third bedroom. A twin bed room with en-suite shower...
En suite electric shower in Teal bedroom...
Bathroom - bath, shower, basin, toilet, under-tile heating, vanity unit, illuminated dressing mirror
Thermostatic electric shower
Illuminated dressing mirror and basin inset into vanity unit
Mousetrap - from street view...
Mousetrap entrance...
View across the road towards historic St. Nicholas church
View up the 'old' High St. Less than 10 minutes walk to the Quayside...
Mousetrap courtyard garden with seating and BBQ...
Beach huts and pine fringed beach - wonderful Wells...
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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AmandaRca...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We had a wonderful time!”
Reviewed 9 January 2017 for a stay in October 2016
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person found this review helpful

Loved the newly-refurbished Mousetrap. Really roomy, 5 of us enjoyed a week there in October. Lovely and warm, the kitchen is very well-equipped and has everything you need, beds have really snug quilts, the long sofas are great for idling! And a real bonus in Wells to have parking space. We enjoyed watching the geese fly over, had a beach hut day in Wells, had a good time eating and drinking at the Globe, walked by the deer in the grounds at Holkham - went further afield to beautiful Salthouse. We will be back.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Jan 2017
We look forward to welcoming you back...You'll be really snuggly next Autumn as we have just installed a new log burner in the lounge!
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Allan T
Belper, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful Wells Holiday”
Reviewed 5 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Had a wonderful stay in The Mousetrap - very comfortable and plenty of space for our party of 4 adults and dog. The Cottage catered for all our needs - fab kitchen. Ideally situated for the town and walk to the beach, also travelling in either direction to other places in North Norfolk. Wells is just a lovely town, you have everything you need. Great places to eat - Golden Fleece being our favourite but the Crab Pot was great too. Will definitely wish to visit again.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Oct 2016
We're glad you enjoyed your stay at the Mousetrap, Allan. Thanks for being lovely guests and we hope to welcome you back to Wells soon.
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Jignesh P
1 review
“Bigger than a mousetrap!”
Reviewed 30 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

The Mousetrap is very spacious and well equipped with a great location. The walk to the harbour is less than 10 minutes and there are a number of local shops for groceries etc.
The beds are very comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped with all the utensils one might need.

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Liked best: Spacious
Liked least: No water mixer on the toilet and bathroom sinks. The property could do with a more thorough dusting.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Sep 2016
Thanks for the review Jignesh. Did you manage to get out for a spin on the bicycle? It's proving to be a great favourite with our guests...
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Ppricekil...
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC !!!”
Reviewed 18 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
1
person found this review helpful

lovely and spacious!! Lovely ooen plan kitchen with every utensil, pan, plate , glass and casserole dish you can think of !! These guys have really thought of everything . The lounge is very spacious and well decorated. What I particularly think is great is that there is 2 bedrooms to the right of the lounge and a bathroom but on the left of the lounge there is the 3rd bedroom with its own toilet and shower . This would work particularly well if grandma and grandad were joining you, they get some privacy and you do too. There was plenty of room for my two boys to run around without getting under my feet . I loved the place it suited us perfectly . I will definitely stay again . If there's one thing I would have liked it would be a large smart tv so we could log into our Netflix or Amazon on a evening when the kids are in bed !! Highly recommended though perfectly located with space for 2 cars.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Aug 2016
Thanks for the positive review. Really pleased you had a great week in Wells at the Mousetrap.
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ginny c
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fabulous cottage in super location”
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We have stayed in wells for years but this cottage was the best ever. It's like a tardis inside and been decorated with style and care. Would have liked a freezer compartment for ice cream and a dishwasher but these were not bug bears because the living area was a great size, parking good, outside space superb and comforts to an excellent standard. a dream cottage the sort you would buy if you won the lottery....we had such fun. So close to the Buttlands just wonderful. Would highly recommend.

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Liked best: Size,decor and location
Liked least: No freezer compartment to fridge but not a big deal.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
23 Jul 2016
Thanks for a lovely review Ginny. Glad you had a great week and hope to see you again next year.
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Sythie
Perth, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
88 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Mrs”
Reviewed 12 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Wonderful little haven within walking distance of everything in the Village. Bonus of a pub two doors down which served terrific food. The house had all the amenities we required and comfy beds. Did I mention the towels? So soft and fluffy! Would definitely recommend!

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Management Response
13 Jul 2016
Thanks for a lovely review. We're glad you had a good time in Wells. Perhaps we'll see you again, the next time you are over from Perth....
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telmdom
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely holiday rental”
Reviewed 15 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Stayed for a long weekend and the accommodation was superb. Very well equipped in all areas. Had parking for two cars and even a barbeque in the rear courtyard. A short stroll from the town centre but nice and quiet.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
15 Jun 2016
Thanks Terry, hope to see you again soon...
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