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“great family stay”

Review of Willow Lodge

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Very good
8 reviews
Open plan lounge / dining /  kitchen / river views
Open plan lounge
Dining area
Kitchen
Kitchen
Large family bathroom with double shower
Decking Ramp Access & River
Large bi-fold doors with fantastic views of the river, decking with ramp access
3 Rivers Race view from Willow Lodge
Black Swan come to visit
Sails past Willow Lodge Garden
Pike caught at Willow Lodge
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Horning, Norwich, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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Very good - based on 8 reviews
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MariaX472...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“great family stay”
Reviewed 4 February 2015 for a stay in December 2014

we stayed at the property to celebrate new year, as a large group with a mix of ages including young children. the property was great - very clean, tidy and extremely well equipped.
It is situated in a lovely quaint village, with some local pubs and convenience stores within a 10 minute walk. It was a very peaceful relaxing trip - fabulous for the kids to wake up on the lake with lots of ducks to feed!
the management team were great, answering any questions we had promptly.
the wifi wasn't great and there were a few small breakages to items in the house when we arrived but they didn't affect our stay

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Liked best: location on the lake
Liked least: nothing - but if i had to chose, i would say the wifi
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups
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Management Response
5 Feb 2015
Thanks Maria :) glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon.
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Trevor N
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great family holiday”
Reviewed 11 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
1
person found this review helpful

What's not to like. There is eleven of us in our family and so as to give us that bit more room we had the " hut" which was called Little Fen as an added bedroom. The accommodation was first class and the furnishings very comfortable. The large river frontage was a godsend for the children and three dogs to have plenty of room to run and play. Fishing was really good this year, even all the children (3) were able to reel in plenty themselves. The weather was hot and sunny so the Barbecue Was on the go a few times, although we had to bring our own as surprisingly there was not one provided. We ate in two of the three local pubs and the meals were of a good quality and reasonable priced.
We have stayed on the boards on and off for over 50 years and this was one of the best ones, we highly recommend this property.

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Liked best: Size of accommodation
Liked least: Kitchen equipment
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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aweathuk
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“outstanding property in superb location”
Reviewed 26 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Willow Lodge was a very good property to rent. The position on the River Bure was excellent. Willow lodge was very clean and tidy and well presented. The balcony was a great added bonus now you can view the boats from there, the views were great. Fishing was not so good this year but it didn't spoil our holiday. The wildlife seemed very friendly coming to visit us most days Herons, Egyptian geese, swans and also the otter in the evenings. Grebe island also had Boats you could hire which was a great way of viewing the broads and its wildlife.

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Liked best: spacious property
Liked least: internet kept closing down after 20mb of information.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
28 Jun 2013
Thanks for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

Riverside Rentals
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RigsbyRev...
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place for a relaxing break”
Reviewed 30 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013
2
people found this review helpful

This was the 4th year we have stayed here. The location is great with the garden directly on the busy river Bure. There's always something to watch on the water. There are two family friendly pubs within walking distance both serving reasonably priced food.
Recommended for families or large group of friends.

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Liked best: Great location
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Large groups
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  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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