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“lovely, cosy cottage”
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Review of COMBE COTTAGE

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Very good
33 reviews
Exterior of cottage and drive
Rear garden
Lounge
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Lounge
Lounge
Folded down dining table
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Kitchen
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Bedroom 1
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Stroud, Stroud District, Cotswolds, England

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Very good - based on 33 reviews
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Emma P
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“lovely, cosy cottage”
Reviewed 6 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We spent a week at combe cottage over Christmas and loved it. We found it very clean and well equipped and the owner helpful (even left a Christmas tree for us).
The attic room was spacious and more than big enough for our three children. Downstairs was very cosy and warm in the evening. Overall a lovely old cottage with a friendly feel about it, we were sad to leave and would definitely return.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Jan 2016
Thank you for your kind review
We look forward to your next stay
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feelingGO...
Kinloss, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent place to stay Highly recommend”
Reviewed 2 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This little cottage is just as described in the write ups. Its a lovely place to stay and use as a base or just to get away from it all. There is everything you could possibly need, beautiful scenery too if you choose to get out and about. The owner really looks after the place and is very helpful, his communication is the best I have come across over the years and nothing is to much trouble. On arrival everything was in place and just perfect. The locals are friendly and finding shops, takeaways and anything else you might need is so easy thanks to the information written down for you in the guest book, also as Wifi is available you can easily search for anything you may require on your own Wifi devices.
I would say that fitness is a must in this area of the country and that the traffic noise in the evening and early morning is to be expected in such a place. I will definitely be returning should the opportunity arise.

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Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
2 Mar 2016
Thank you for your kind comments
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Amanda L
Crewe, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“An historical eye opener”
Reviewed 20 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Having come from a new build house where everything is controlled by your phone, we were cautiously and enthusiastically looking forward to visiting this cottage, it did not disappoint, it ticked all the boxes i.e. history, architecturally, quaintness and location with a splattering of mod cons. The weather was with us so we were able to enjoy the patio, we were able to eat alfresco everyday. As a wonderful bonus to us Stroud Brewery was within walking distance.

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Liked best: It's history
Liked least: steep slope to one side of the drive
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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Management Response
9 Jun 2016
Thank you for your kind review
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Astonwood...
Llandudno
1 review
“Cosy Cottage”
Reviewed 20 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Lovely cosy cottage situated just outside Stroud with off road parking and rear garden for those long summer evenings. For an old cottage this is very well maintained with all the facilities one needs to self cater. Clean linen and fresh towels provided. Ideally situated for some great walks within the area.

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Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Ruby869
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Horrible”
Reviewed 14 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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people found this review helpful

I arrived at the cottage and opened the door and was horrified firstly by the smell. The cottage was dirty had broken floor tiles, dirty kitchen, toilet coming away from the wall. The cottage states that it is dog friendly, but it clearly is not with holes all in the garden where the dogs could get hurt and on to the road. When I went to put the sun umbrella up it was totally broken and falling apart. The cottage was so bad that we left and did not stay for the 3 days that we had booked.

As far as I am concerned the cottage needs to be maintained to a liveable and safe standard before it is let out to people.

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Liked best: nothing
Liked least: evrything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
7 Sep 2015
The booking was made for two people only
On arrival day 4 people turned up & two dogs
The first complaint was that only one double bed was made up .Upon informaing the lady that we were only supplying what had been requested I was subjected to very aggressive verbal abuse.She then complained that the microwave & toaster were dirty,I asked her to send me a photograph to which she replied that she only has a Blackberry & they do not take pictures(totally untrue) I then offered to send my cleaner around so they could go through the house together & discuss her perceived problems & this was declined .
She then complained to Holiday Lettings & stopped payment to me.They carried out a full investigation & found her complaint unfounded & released the monies to me
As to her claim to the safety of the garden for dogs.I make no claim in my advert that the garden is fully secure,although to get out a dog would have to get through a hedge & jump down a 7ft wall .No dog has ever done this as far as I am aware
Another complaint was that the stairs were very steep .This is true & the advert clearly states this
AS to the tiled floor ,there is in total of over 250 slate tiles on the lounge & kitchen floor of which one is chipped on a step down into the kitchen.A guest dropped a glass & caused this. Again the advert states quite clearly that the floor is tiled & uneven due to the age of the cottage
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