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28 reviews
Sunny sitting room
Deal pier at night
Bedroom 2 - view 1
View from cottage to sea
Bedroom 1- view 1
First floor landing
Flotsam Cottage
Kitchen with courtyard view
A street in the conservation area
A corner of the courtyard
Sitting room at night
Deal seafront at night
Bedroom 3 with cot
The bathroom
Bedroom 1 - view 2
'Gary Ann' of Deal
2nd floor landing
Deal pier
Bedroom 2 - view 2
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Deal, Kent, England

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bonnie14
london
Level 5 Contributor
21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Did not want to leave !!”
Reviewed 13 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We stayed in this fab cottage for 3 nights ...Very last minute booking but the welcome and attention to detail was outstanding....Alan met us at the cottage showed us all around and gave great information on places to eat and visit..Fresh flowers in the lounge,cookies, milk ,tea and coffee all there ready and waiting for us ..Flotsam Cottage had everything you would need..So clean and cosy which made this a lovely home for our stay ..Deal is a friendly place with lots to do and see. Wide range of places to eat and drink all we tried were of a very high standard...We very much hope to return to Flotsam Cottage.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Anne G
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delightful character cottage, close to the sea with very welcoming owners.”
Reviewed 7 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

I recently stayed for the third time at the cottage with my mum. The cottage is a home-from-home, comfortable, light and airy with spacious but cosy bedrooms. It is well maintained and extremely clean. It's position is ideal with a two minute walk to the sea front as well as being at the interesting end of the high street with a good selection of individual shops. Kate and Alan are always welcoming and are a mine of Information about the local area. They live close by which is useful if you need anything. Mum and I will be going again next year. It is great value for the money we paid and we love it.

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Liked best: Close proximity to shops and sea. The fact it is so light and airy.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Other
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Sgv2013
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Really lovely!”
Reviewed 4 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We ( my husband, toddler and I) stayed at flotsam cottage last week. It was ideal for us- a beautiful, clean, well positioned cottage. Deal itself was great with lots to keep us busy for a week and lovely places to eat out. Alan and Kate are friendly, helpful hosts. We'd love to stay again. Thanks.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Alison B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“If you haven't been to Deal you must, and this is where you should stay”
Reviewed 7 July 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We rented Flotsam Cottage for just under a month in May and it was perfect. Close to all the shops yet just a few steps away from the beach. The house was so comfortable I would highly recommend it as a base from which to discover Deal and the surrounding countryside, The only downsides were a lack of any sizeable table to eat at and outside space - but when you have the sea on doorstep, this isn't so important.... Hope to stay again soon.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Lack of outside space
Travelling group: Friends
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: The homely feeling
Liked least: No wi-fi
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2013 for a stay in October 2012

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Liked best: Clean, lovely decor and friendly owners
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 February 2013 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: The cottage is very clean and cozy and in a very good location
Liked least: Problems to park the car and get rit op de garbage
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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