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Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was a little apprehensive about staying in a lodge with three young children as I had not been away to this sort of place before, but it was brilliant. The kitchen was kitted out and there was enough room to be comfortably snuggled on the sofa or sat at the table eating a family meal. The area is beautiful....

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Thanks so much, really pleased you loved our lodges. We try to provide those things that guests don't have room for in the car or can just borrow rather than buy. For others reading this, such items include - buckets and spades, dvd's, crab nets, games, books, bbq's, hair dryer, backpack, baby baths, washing machines and tumble dryers. We don't...

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Was a bit disappointed if I'm honest. We stayed Fri to Mon. When we arrived at 4pm there was no welcome there was a note and our keys left on the office desk. As it was the first time we had stayed didn't know where our lodge was. We saw another man who had just arrived but he didn't know...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Hi, many thanks for your feedback. I think you have been mostly reasonable in your comments and I'd like to respond appropriately to also help other potential guests. I'd like to reassure you and others and be absolutely clear what we're all about here at Grattons Cedar Lodges. My wife and I run a small family business of self-catering holiday...

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived for a 4 night stay to a lovely welcome very helpful and friendly. First time I have stayed in a lodge and they are great full of character with everything you need . But the Wow factor is the setting and breathtaking views of hills and village below. I would say only one thing the bed was a little...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Hi, thank you very much for the feedback and so glad you had a great experience staying with us and liked our lodges. Really useful to gain specific feedback regarding the mattress, as only what we know about we can look to improve. We will check out the mattress in the lodge where you stayed and look to replace. We...

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

When we arrived we were greeted right away by the owner. He made us feel extremely welcome and was very helpful. The lodge (Exmore) that we stayed in was beautiful. Clean cosy and recently refurbished. It was just perfect for the relaxing weekend we were looking for. We had a beautiful scenic view from our bedroom window. Grattons is in...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much, you can come again! So nice to know that you had such a relaxing time. Dave & Ros :-)

Surrey
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My husband and I came here with our 15 month old from a Monday to Friday and really enjoyed the stay from start to finish. The lodge we stayed in was really lovely, well maintained and cozy. But it was small for the 3 of us: it was a squeeze to fit the travel cot in the bedroom and there...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Hiya, huge thanks for taking the time to feedback on your stay with us at Grattons, so glad you had a fab time! Agree with all of your comments. We recommend a two bedroom lodge for any party greater that 2 adults as they are more spacious. Our lodges are indeed 'cosy' and I certainly wouldn't claim otherwise to any...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here 19-22 Aug and stayed in the Saunton lodge . It was really well equipped inside plenty big enough for myself , husband and three year old son. The lodges are in the perfect location with lovely views of rolling hills and the odd cow . Ideally situated between ilfracombe and Combe Martin. I would definitely return and would...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Hiya, thank you so much for your comments. We will do our utmost to ensure sunshine next time :-) We hope to welcome you back soon. Dave & Ros.

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

What a lovely holiday we had, with our base being at Grattons Cedar Lodges for a week. It was certainly helped by the sunshine we had throughout most of the week. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner who showed us the DVDs, games, BBQs and many other items which were free to borrow during the course of...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Hi, many thanks for your great feedback. You are quite right to ignore satnav's, much better to stick to main roads unless used to driving along single track narrow roads. We will be replacing the sofa at the end of the season, it's one of the last ones of that type we need to replace. We hope to welcome you...

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a week in July, warm welcome, lovely lodges, with all mod cons ( wifi for the kids), free use of bbqs, beach equipment, dvds and board games, at this friendly family run small Park with breath taking views. local pub ( the sawmills) is about 20 mins walk away, and 25 mins back some serious hills, not for...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Hello, thanks so much, really pleased you had a good time and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Dave, Ros, Bella and Olivia :-)

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Good location to Ilfracombe access is via lanes but not too difficult, if you need a quite location with great views of the local area and village. A very good warm welcome as owners are very friendly and helpful, nothing is too much of a problem, price reflects facilities as there is no bar or onsite entertainment which is great...

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks so much. I agree with everything you write. We do not provide facilities like a bar or entertainment like holiday parks and do not intend to at all. You are quite right that parking is tight when fully booked. Congestion can be caused if a guest brings more than one car (not you I appreciate) which we...

Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I found this amazing place on the Hoseasons website. We stayed in the Exmoor lodge which was so lovely and comfortable. The owners were great, very welcoming. Would definitely go back and definitely recommend to anyone who wants to get away from it all. Beautiful setting in a beautiful part of the world. 10/10

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Dave K, Owner at Grattons Cedar Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! Really appreciate your comments, means the world to us. Dave, Ros, Bella and Olivia. :-)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grattons Cedar Lodges are set within a picturesque hillside garden location on the edge of the award winning village of Berrynarbor in North Devon with stunning valley and sea views. Positioned just a mile away from Exmoor National Park and close to some of the best beaches in the country. It's an ideal base from which to explore the scenery of North Devon or just to relax in the peace and tranquility of the garden setting. For visitors looking to enjoy the great outdoors there is fishing, tennis, horse riding and golf nearby as well as easy access to the moors for walking and rambling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grattons Cedar Lodges

Address: Hagginton Hill | Berrynarbour, Ilfracombe EX34 9SB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: RM182 - RM547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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