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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England

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sandgaz
Crawley
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Perfect Cottage”
Reviewed 13 November 2011 for a stay in October 2011

We stayed in the cottage for a week in October with our dog.The cottage is in a perfect peaceful location,adjacent toFort Victoria country park.To the front of the cottage are wonderful views across the Solent,and a small patioed garden(which we used even in October) leading to a large communal grass garden.To the back is a small garden,with direct access to the woods of Fort Victoria Country Park and the IOW coastal path.We went for a walking week,and it was Tuesday before we needed to drive anywhere.Would recomend the Yar estuary walk,the Red Lion half way round is a must for a thirsty walker!
The cottage is perfect well presented,with everything you need,a real home from home,it was also immaculately clean too. Despite being vey mild for October we lit the lovely cosy open fire every night,which gave the cottage an even more homely feel.Would definately recomend the cottage to anyone wanting a lovely get a way from it feel week.

Date of stay: October 2011
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Liked best: The cottage and the location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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3Sanges
Berks, UK
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Lovely, peaceful, great location”
Reviewed 21 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011

A week on the IoW with our dogs. The cottage is nicely decorated and modern, all appliances etc were working and there was everything you could need to cook simple meals etc. Towels, sheets fittings all good quality.
Dogs were fine - they have to be on a lead on the grassed area as there is no enclosed grassed area for the cottage - just a small patio with low fence (and there are lots of bunnies!) so can't just run around but the beach is literally accross the road so it's not a problem.
Views of the sea are fantastic, there are lots of great walks without getting in the car and it's only 5 minutes from Yarmouth harbour. We had a great time. Have already recommended to other doggy folks!
Owners nice, good information and fast responses to questions.

Date of stay: October 2011
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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Bed a bit squeaky but only a bit!
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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HelenAA51...
Newmarket
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“High quality accommodation in a superb location”
Reviewed 5 October 2011 for a stay in September 2011

The attention to detail in this property is outstanding, everything has been thought about, and it is spotless. Straight away it felt like home. The view is just lovely, and the area is very quiet - most of the time the only sound we could hear was the tolling of the bell on the buoy moored off Sconce Point. The neighbours made us very welcome, including our dogs, (in fact we found just the islanders is general to be exceptionally friendly). It is a short walk into town, where you can pick up all the basics.

Date of stay: September 2011
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Liked best: The view
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Angela B
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A spotless, well appointed, piece of paradise on the isle of wight”
Reviewed 25 September 2011 for a stay in August 2011

We stayed in Fort Victoria Cottages in August 2011. The cottage was exactly as the description said, a little piece of paradise on the Isle of Wight. The cottage was very well appointed especially the kitchen so very easy to cook all our meals. We have a toddler so it was ideal for us. The bedrooms were very comfortable, and the sitting room had the added bonus of various games,books and dvd's - great for an unexpected wet day! The cottage was immaculately clean as well. Outside, the communal green in front of the cottage was perfect for kicking a ball and running off some toddler energy. The location of the cottage was great, an easy and picturesque walk into Yarmouth, and very easy to get round the island by car. the views from the cottage are just to die for, so peaceful to sit in the evening watching the boats enjoying a glass of wine.

Date of stay: August 2011
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Liked best: the location and views
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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nicwiltsh...
wiltshire
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“wonderful”
Reviewed 27 August 2011 for a stay in August 2011

A beautiful cottage in a very quiet relaxing area with outstanding views .
The rooms are a very good size with lots of storage and very nicely decorated and very clean.
The location is good and local amenities only a 5 min drive away .
I would recommend this cottage to any one looking for a relaxing break in a beautiful quiet area .

Date of stay: August 2011
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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mad_angus...
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Fantastic cottage in great location -well worth a visit!”
Reviewed 7 August 2011 for a stay in July 2011

My wife and I stayed in the cottage with our three kids. Whilst the cottage is small, we never felt cramped and had plenty of room. It felt like a real home from home with great views of the fort and Solent.

The surroundings were quiet as it's far enough out of Yarmouth that you don't hear traffic or pubs but close enough to walk to or use as a base to run along the Coastal path. With a sandy beach less than 5 minutes walk away and a countr park outside the back door, you couldnt ask for more.

Truly perfect!

Date of stay: July 2011
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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Colchester
Reviewed 12 July 2011 for a stay in July 2011

Date of stay: July 2011
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Your age range 50-64
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