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“friendly great service.”
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Fleet Cottage
Ranked #54 of 60 Bridport B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“friendly great service.”
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Up on arrival Janice was warm and inviting and this continued throughout my week stay there. I did not have breakfast as im more of a porridge person. I had family based in the bay, and this was ideal close by and the room was spotless so I was very happy with my stay.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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chippenham
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

i stayed at fleet cottage in early may i found janet to be very friendly and courteous the twin room had a lovely big comfy bed with plenty of tea and coffe in the room better stiil was the breakfast proper english and for £40 a night good value i will be booking again when im in the are

Room Tip: i can recomend the double lovely views of westbay
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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essex, uk
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

Fleet Cottage, Dorset - I stayed here for 2 nights April 2013. I was in a double en-suite....a very warm, clean, comfortable self-contained room at the back of the house. Very peaceful. Email contact prior to my stay was prompt and courteous. During my stay, Janice was out of sight, but available when I needed her - perfect!

There is a SPAR shop a short distance away, should you need supplies. West Bay is a 2 minute drive away. Bridport (busy town centre ) is 5-10 minutes away. Charmouth beach (fossils, Jurassic Coast ) is about 20 minutes drive away.

Breakfast was served around a large farmhouse table - cooked on the spot as you waited...it couldn't be fresher or hotter!! The chat was easy-going and friendly. Janice is a warm-hearted, affable lady.

At the same time ( referring to the other review where the guests had to leave due to illness ) this lady is running a BUSINESS ...and for them to leave a bad review simply because she took full payment for the room when they left earlier than planned was wrong in my opinion!! She welcomes people into her house with warmth and a smile.

I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again, and I'll recommend to family and friends when they stay in the area.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

Sadly this B&b did not come up to the standard I would expect for £40 per night. The room was far from clean as was the kettle. The basin in the 'en suite' had not been cleaned recently. The landlady appeared to be more interested in watching television than ensuring her guests were catered for. I was most concerned that the 'plug-in' air fresheners could be most detrimental to anyone who had a breathing condition.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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St Mary in the Marsh
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

Fleet Cottage, West Bay, Bridport is lost in the 1950's. It is the very old-type B&B. Seems purely there to make money, no real care behind the service. A very unfortunate set of circumstances caused us to leave after one night, quite unavoidable owing to illness. The landlady frankly did not take this very graciously in spite of our paying in full. One of our rooms was not clean. I would never recommend this place. Strangely I notice a previous contributor referring to "gorgeous views". We saw no views - just the houses next door and a very noisy road. Beware the "fresh-air" plug ins - they are absolutely stifling.

Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

We stayed one night at this B&B, we booked a family room and a double room. The family room was very spacious with the most comfy queen sized bed and 2 single beds with an en suite. The double room had gorgeous views of the countryside with a shared bathroom and toilet. The rooms were very cosy with tea, coffee and kettles. We asked to borrow and iron which was no problem at all. The breakfast was delicious with a selection of cereals and a cooked breakfast of choice, tea, coffee and orange juice. The owners where very pleasent and helpful. This has been the best B&B my family and I have stayed at my children loved there stay here and have already asked to go back which we most certainly will.

The B&B is easy to find with off road parking. A short drive or walk away from west bay. If you drive to west bay you can park in the car park for only £1.70 for the day.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Fleet Cottage

Property: Fleet Cottage
Address: 152 West Bay Road, Bridport DT6 4AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bridport
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #54 of 60 B&Bs / Inns in Bridport
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a small comfortable B&B only 5 minutes walk from West Bay and 10 minutes walk to Bridport. The rooms are all comfortably fitted with tea and coffee making facilities. TV in all rooms plus hair dryers, en suite facilities available in most rooms. Breakfast is served in the large farmhouse kitchen by the Aga stove, its all very friendly and informal. ... more   less 
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Fleet Cottage Bridport, Dorset

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