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“Everything you could want”

Review of Crabclaw Cottage

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34 reviews
Crabclaw entrance
Sitting room
We are just a few steps from the water
Kitchen area
Master bedroom
The river beach, known as Back Beach
River Teign
Breakfast bar
Washing up area
Hand sink
Comfy sofa
Bunk bedroom
Super kingsize bed
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Teignmouth, Devon, England

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marion s
Corby, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Everything you could want”
Reviewed 29 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Fantastic little cottage, just steps from the beach.
Everything you could want was available, from household items, such as washing up liquid, loo rolls, towels etc, without having to worry about bringing "starter " kit.
In addition, fresh milk, cheese, bread, chocolates and wine left for us.
Lovely clean place, which considering it is dog friendly, must be a challenge!
Owners so very accommodating, nothing too much trouble.
Location and facilities ideal.
Teignmouth is a great family seaside town, within easy reach of lots of other places, if you fancy....we did n' t as it had everything we needed/wanted.
Am already booking to go back!
Crabclaw Cottage.. well done.... very happy holidaymakers.

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Liked best: Everything provided, location
Liked least: Downstairs bathroom, but not a big deal really.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“How could anyone complain?!”
Reviewed 30 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
3
people found this review helpful

We stayed here for 11 nights, and could not complain. We were greeted by chocolates, biscuits and a bottle of wine. It is a lovely little cottage with all the amenities you would have at home. It is located seconds from the sea and a 5 minute walk from the town centre. There is street parking close to the cottage and a carpark that is very reasonably priced. I honestly do not know how people could complain about this lovely fishermans cottage, it has everthing you could ask for to have a great seaside holiday, I will be recommending to friends and family.

Ps the bed is absolutely amazing, super kingsize!!

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Arriba197...
Swindon, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Superb !”
Reviewed 8 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015
2
people found this review helpful

Loved this cottage which we spent the week into new year in. It has everything you could need, is comfortable in a wonderful location. Back beach about 20metres away. Pubs within 2 mins walk. Bliss....
I'm staggered people have negatives to say about it but some people are just life's moaners I suppose.
Parking for free is available if you look around a bit. I didn't pay for parking all week and parked in 3 different locations. Will return in the future for sure.

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greenchop...
Portugal
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Super cottage close to beach.”
Reviewed 18 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
3
people found this review helpful

We've just had a super short-break staying at Crabclaw Cottage in Teignmouth. Warm, clean and comfortable. Everything we could have needed was provided, including a lovely welcome package of treats. Could have saved myself tonnes of suitcase space by not carting hairdryer, shampoo and shower gel around. Did not meet the managers, but arrival and departure all very easy due to a key box and code. Cosy and perfect size for me and my two children, although due to very steep staircase, probably not suitable for the elderly or families with very young children. Super close to Teignmouth back beach where the kids loved collecting shells and a great skateboard/scooter park / playground and mini golf area nearby to keep them occupied. Also very conveniently located for the town centre - everything is within walking distance. Will definitely try to return next year.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing we disliked
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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Poppy730
Bradford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“It's not good for parking or nocturnal bladder emptying or dining”
Reviewed 12 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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people found this review helpful

It wasn't clear to me that the toilet was downstairs and via a slightly precarious flight of stairs as well, we had issues with that , you may not of course .
Secondly parking is leaving your car for a week in the town car park some 150 yards away.
In the height of summer this restricts your activities as your constantly worried about losing your space your less inclined to take a trip somewhere also there is the constant concern about your distant vehicle and it costs to park
Thirdly there are some neighbour issues across the road and cars constantly reshuffling and negotiating the narrow street and dog excrement on the street was a concern!
You can't dine inside as a family there's no room or proper table forcing you to dine out at cost! There is a table outside on balcony but obviously weather dependant and food would have to be taken upstairs through the bedroom!

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Liked best: The wifi
Liked least: Downstairs toilet and no dining
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Milla100
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A wonderful stay in a beautiful location & gorgeous cottage”
Reviewed 8 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
3
people found this review helpful

The cottage was cosy and spotless. There was a lovely welcoming package and the cottage is well equipped with all that you need. The owner are extremely thoughtful and helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this and will be going back again.

When you are there, check out the lovely art work and ceramics in the cottage and the local shops.

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Liked best: Location of cottage and cottage itself
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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JamesHenr...
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Perfect property in an ideal location”
Reviewed 31 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed in Crabclaw for a week in mid May. As usual we were lucky with the weather. The cottage has everything you could possibly want or need, in terms of facilities and equipment. There was a welcome pack, as well as wash tablets and detergents etc., which left us only needing to buy the food we would need for the week. It has adequate space for a family of four. The balcony off of the master bedroom was an afternoon suntrap, ideal for enjoying a relaxing glass of wine. The cottage was unbelievably quiet at night, and we slept really well in the comfortable bed. We met Ann-Mari and Bob when we arrived to collect the key. We were given a really warm welcome and felt at home from the first moment.
We enjoy walking, and used local footpaths which were well maintained and well signposted. We also visited Totness and Torquay using the local trains. We only used the car on one day to travel to Haldon Forest where we tackled the Go Ape tree top course. Not for the faint hearted!
We had a fantastic week and would highly recommend the cottage and the local area. I feel sure we will return.

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Liked best: We had everything we could possibly need to get started on our holiday.
Liked least: No down side we can think of.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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