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“Lovely modern Crantock cottage”
Lovely seating area with plenty of seating
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Lovely seating area with plenty of seating
Great kitchen space with vaulted ceiling and log burner Access is via French doors in the kitchen
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9 reviews
Lovely seating area with plenty of seating
Great kitchen space with vaulted ceiling and log burner
Access is via French doors in the kitchen
Fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher
Two downstairs bedroom - all off the living area.  Separate WC and laundry room off too.
Bedroom 2 can be 2 singles or a super king double on the Ground Floor with ensuite shower
Bedroom 1 set up as a twin room
Ensuite to bedroom 1 with level entry shower
Bedroom 2 - double bedstead with doors to the garden
New for 2017 - enlarged lawn and larger garden space
Stairs up, showing the great living space.  Kitchen through to living room
Landing between Bedroom 3 and the full bathroom
Bedroom 3 made up as twins, can also be a super king double
Bedroom 3 as a super king double.
Bathroom to Bed 3 with bath and separate shower
Number 3 The Hinges, in the centre of the village
St Carantoc Church
Five minute walk to this beach
The Albion - far enough to stagger!
Ground floor Plan
First floor plan
Polly Joke beach
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Crantock, Cornwall, England

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Very good - based on 9 reviews
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Naomi Q
Harlow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely modern Crantock cottage”
Reviewed 14 May 2013 for a stay in May 2012
1
person found this review helpful

Lovely modern cottage, think we've found our holiday accomodation that we will be coming back to time and time again! Crantock village has all you need for a Cornish family holiday. Beds we're lovely and comfortable and there is enough storage in the bedrooms for your clothes etc.

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Liked best: The open plan living area
Liked least: no stairgate up stairs, unless you took the one from downstairs
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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CjMacca
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A little bit of luxury in a lovely village”
Reviewed 12 September 2012 for a stay in August 2011
3
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We stayed at The Hinges last August for a couple of weeks. The cottage has been beautifully renovated to provide very comfortable accomodation with modern ensuite bathrooms and only 5 mins walk to a fantastic beach. The only negative (four stars rather than 5) is that the garden is quite small and don't catch too much sun.

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Liked best: Lovely decor and close to the beach
Liked least: Small garden
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Paul L
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful cottage with all the mod cons in a great location”
Reviewed 12 September 2012 for a stay in April 2012
1
person found this review helpful

We spent a lovely week in Crantock in this cottage. It was beautifully decorated, very comfortable and had lovely modern facilities. The kitchen is spacious and the bathrooms very luxurious. There is a small garden which is handy to rinse the wetsuits and get all the laundry dry. There are a couple of good pubs just a short walk away for eating out, and the beach is within walking distance.

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Liked best: Facilities
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children People with pets
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Clazzagez
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Gorgeous, stylish cottage, really comfortable and well equipped, in beautiful Cornish village.”
Reviewed 12 September 2012 for a stay in May 2012
2
people found this review helpful

We loved the cottage - appreciated the well-equipped kitchen, which made feeding the 5 of us a pleasure. Bedrooms and bathrooms are beautifully furnished, with a fabulously stylish and comfortable sitting room. Crantock itself is lovely, and with the village shop a minute's walk away, the pub two minutes' walk away, and the beach just five minutes, we couldn't have wished for a more perfect Cornish retreat.

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Glyn G
Leek, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nightmare at No 3 The Hinges”
Reviewed 19 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012
10
people found this review helpful

What a shame!! First impressions are of an interesting cottage situated in the beautiful village of Crantock. You can see that a lot of effort has gone into the design and layout of the building and it does have quality bathroom and kitchen fittings. Unfortunately that is where the good points end. Very quickly you become aware of the lack of storage space in the downstairs bedrooms and the lack of any shelves or storage in the bathrooms means everything has to remain on the floor for your entire stay. The dingy light bulbs, make things very dull with some bulbs not working at all. Our daughter and husband were occupying the upstairs with their 10 month old son and were horrified with the high pressure and scalding temperature of the bath water so you definitely need to be aware and very careful of this, another example of the lack of detail which could easily be sorted out with a little thought.

I would guess this cottage was very nice when first let but now the furniture has had its day and there is an overpowering smell of dogs on the sofas and carpet. We were very disappointed with general cleanliness on arrival and appalled to find out of date fish and other food left in the freezer, a kitchen bin you wouldn't want to go near and a dishwasher with enough food scraps at the bottom to make a fry up, so this did spoil/ruin our first evening and following day, in fact we delayed unpacking until late the first night in case we decided to move on. We had already phoned our contact, explaining our concerns which the owner overheard and when he asked if there were any problems we told him and pointed out the disgusting state of the floors including dog hairs on the beds and all around the skirting boards and he became belligerent and told us to contact the agents if we weren't happy, luckily his wife came and told us she would be back with the cleaner and to her credit she responded reasonably quickly the next morning and cleaned the cottage and left a sorry note and two bottles of wine as some sort of compensation.

Would we go to Crantock again? Yes. Would we stay in No 3 The Hinges again? Not a chance.

Glyn George

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Liked best: The area
Liked least: The cleanliness
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
14 Sep 2012
We are extremely sorry that these guests found their accommodation lacking in the areas outlined.

The owners of 3 The Hinges have spent a lot of time, effort and money maintaining and presenting The Hinges to a very high standard and were very disappointed that these guests found the property lacking, and as with all feedback will carefully consider whether changes should be made.

However, sometimes things go wrong, as in this case, but we are pleased to note the problems identified with the cleaning were promptly dealt with. Clearly all guests should find their holiday cottage properly cleaned when they arrive.

If anyone looking to book 3 The Hinges has any questions or concerns about this review, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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