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Review of The White Cottage

The White Cottage
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The White Cottage
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Holt
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2012

I had a lovely stay with my sister and cousin for a weekend away to get out of the city. Theresa and David could not have been more welcoming or accommodating hosts. The rooms were really clean and comfortable and the breakfast was delicious!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank SEG186338
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2011

Only a very quick visit, but made very welcome.
Rooms are very tidy, bathroom adequate and exvellent service

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank potatoed1
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Whitby, North Yorkshire
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2009

The White Cottage is a charming house with a friendly atmosphere. David and Theresa have the knack of helping their guests feel completely at home, but enabling them to be quite independent. They are genuinely interested in their guests, offering advice and suggestions when asked, but respecting their privacy.
We stayed in the double room which has a super kingsized bed with attractive bedding; it is furnished in a bright and airy way using a mixture of old and new touches. There were magazines, leaflets of the local area and a good hospitality tray which included homemade cake.
We ate at a very good Indian restaurant in Holt and also at the Kings Head where the staff were very friendly and attentive.
We had a super stay!

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Valbeasixties
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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2008

An absolutely superb B&B no more than a 5-10 minute walk from the Georgian market town of Holt. Value for money amazing considering the prices in other local establishments of a lower quality.

David and Theresa are fantastic hosts offering local information, parking, maps, pubs and restaurants.

Breakfast very good with home made bread, jams, marmalades etc and also home made cake in your room along with tea and coffee making facilities.

We stayed in the double room with a super king-size bed which has good quality sheets and duvet and excellent pillows.

En-suite was spacious and clean and cannot fault our stay one bit. You are also given a key to the door so can come and go as you please.

Local highlights are many. For foodies out there make the 30 minute drive to Brancaster Staithe and eat at the White Horse, more local is Cookies Crab shack in Salthouse which serves surprisingly local crab,lobster, shrimp and smoked fish. Platters are no more expensive than £10 including lobster so great value and you can take your own wine.

  • Liked — Location,hosts, facilities
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed October 2008, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank adsnome
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England
Level Contributor
55 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2008

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at the White Cottage in Holt, Norfolk, and enjoyed every minute of it. It is a 200 year old cottage with a huge amount of character - low beams, narrow, twisting staircase etc. Our hosts, David and Theresa are originally from Derbyshire but are now experts on this part of Norfolk and are happy to share their knowledge, but only if you want to hear it. We were warmly welcomed with refreshments and home made cake, and the home cooking extends to breakfasr with home made bread, jam etc to accompany the hearty breakfast - a full "full English" would keep you going till teatime!

There are 2 rooms, a double and a twin, both en suite and both named after birds, the main passion of David and Theresa. Our twin room was spacious and well decorated with the usual amenities. The only slight downside was the traffic noise from the road outside, though the traffic was not very heavy.

Our hosts seemed genuinely interested in our plans for each day, offering useful advice on parking etc, and wanted to know how we had got on each evening.

The cottage is an 8 minute walk into Holt centre, all on footpaths.
Holt is a delightful Georgian town with many interesting independant shops,several pub/hotels that serve food, plus a very good restaurant (Butlers - booking recommended) and an excellent Indian restaurant.

The main seaside resorts of Cromer and Sheringham are within 20 minutes and there are many interesting coastal villages even closer.

We could not have asked for a nicer place to stay at an excellent price too.

  • Liked — Very freindly owners, great breakfasts, spacious room, location
  • Disliked — Traffic noise when in bed
  • Stayed July 2008, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Brit_abroad_7
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Property: The White Cottage
Address: White Cottage Norwich Road, Holt NR25 6SW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Holt
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Holt
Number of rooms: 2
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The White Cottage Holt, Norfolk

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