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“Perfect family holiday retreat.”
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Living Room
Living Room
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Cornish Cream Tea on Arrival
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Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
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2nd Master Bedroom
3rd Double Bedroom
3rd Double Bedroom
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Whitsand Bay - 10 minute drive away - Visit the View Restaurant for cream teas or supper
Cawsand from the sea
Cawsand & Kingsand taken from kayak in Cawsand Bay
Cawsand rocks
Cawsand Beach 4 minutes away by foot
Whitsand Bay - 5 minutes drive from Blue monkey
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Cawsand, Cornwall, England

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powerflip
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect family holiday retreat.”
Reviewed 2 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
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Initially we booked the Blue Monkey as a friend was getting married locally. Compared to other properties the Blue Monkey offered space and value so we decided to make a family vacation out of the occasion. Two babies under 5 months, grandparents and other family members. The property was ideally situated for our needs. The Blue Monkey is massive and perfectly appointed with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Having been disappointed with the standard and cleanliness of hired baby equipment before we took everything we need to Cornwall, and it never left the car. Everything the equipment list states is perfectly serviceable and clean as is the entire property. From booking to departure top marks all around. The only disappointment is it wasn't cold enough to enjoy the Woodburner due to unseasonably warm weather. We'd definitely recommend and come back to this beautiful part of Cornwall.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 24 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
3
people found this review helpful

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Missymook...
Melbourne
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect home away from home”
Reviewed 10 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
3
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I traveled with my husband, children and extended family. We had 4 adults and 5 children all under 6 years old. My husband and I and our 3 kids had come over from Australia to see our family who live in Southampton. We booked blue monkey so we could have a week living together. It was perfect.

The booking process was straightforward, Pam replied promptly to my emails and was patient while she waited for an international money transfer (she promised to hold the property for us - in the end the money only took a day or so to clear).

The driving directions were helpful. The welcome pack gave us loads of information. We arrived at 3pm, the house was ready, cleaners had departed, the key was easily accessed with the instructions provided by Ed and Pam. We walked in to find Hot Cross buns, clotted cream and jam for our afternoon tea and a bottle of Prosecco in the fridge.

The house was immaculately clean. It instantly felt warm and inviting. The size was perfect for our family, especially with all our little children. We booked just the 4 rooms and our youngest slept in a cot in the massive ensuite bathroom. The 4 older children shared 2 rooms.

Everything you could possibly need for kids was provided - including 2! high chairs and blockout for the windows, cot, toys, stair gates (which had already been placed for us!).

The rooms were of good size, the facilities were excellent. Kitchen was great. 2 areas to eat. Big TV and DVD player. Washing machine/dryer/dishwasher all worked well. Many toilets and bathrooms.

Location was great. The men were very chuffed that the pub is only 2 doors away. Cawsand is stunning and felt very intimate. Try to bring some groceries in for the first couple of nights and takeaway is hard to come by and the supermarket is about 20 mins away. HOwever most of the pubs seem to serve evening meals. There was a folder in the house with lots of local information.

Wifi provided was excellent.

We would certainly return.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Management Response
11 Jun 2015
We are so happy that you had a great time and found Cawsand as perfect as we do! We really appreciate hearing feedback from our guests and look forward to welcoming you back anytime.
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Norfolk
Reviewed 9 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
3
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Recommended for:
Luxury-minded travelers Rugged travelers
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CHURCH STRETTON
Reviewed 29 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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A romantic getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
29 Apr 2014
We are so glad you all had a great time in Cawsand exploring the local rock pools and restaurants and we very much look forward to your return later this year.

Best wishes Blue Monkey.
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Salisbury
Reviewed 20 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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JPanormo
Wokingham
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“An excellent place in an unspoilt part of Cornwall”
Reviewed 28 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
3
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Blue Monkey was recommended by friends of my daughter-in-law who had stayed there. It needed to be child friendly, close to the beach, and comfortable as we travelled in November.
It was all of these things and more. We thoroughly enjoyed our week there celebrating my 70th Birthday with friends and family. Nothing in the property was overlooked and we felt really at home and very comfortable

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Liked best: Facilities, the area and proximity of Beach and places to eat.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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