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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Honiton, Devon, England

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Amy R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect!!”
Reviewed 17 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017

My partner and I visited at the end of January for our engagement weekend and it was truly fabulous!! A beautiful location and completed to such a high standard - it really is perfect!

All the little touches are fantastic and really make it... from home-made brownies and a pre-heated hot tub on arrival to the kitchen goods supplied (that you always forget when you go on holiday

Thank you Katie and Mark for helping make our engagement weekend so memorable, we'll definitely be back!

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Management Response
18 Feb 2017
Thank you for your lovely review. We were honoured to be chosen as the location for your engagement weekend and wish you a lifetime of happiness together.
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“Mr”
Reviewed 6 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Fantastic stay, amazing place and grounds. The "studio" is huge and well equipped, perfect for some quiet family time away for people with busy schedules! Try the shooting, great fun!

Thanks Mark and Katie, see you again soon,

The Burns.

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Management Response
10 Jan 2017
Delighted you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for the review and glad you enjoyed the shooting.
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Andy S
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Perfect Christmas Getaway”
Reviewed 30 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Milkshed with a couple of friends for four days over Christmas. We picked up a fairly last minute cancellation and couldn't believe our luck.

The accommodation was perfect for the four of us, with two good sized bedrooms, a large dining area and a great sofa big enough for us all! The kitchen was well stocked (we were able to cook Christmas dinner in it) and the log burner created a cosy atmosphere in the evenings. The wood fired hot tub was a real treat on Christmas eve!

Location was brilliant - 10 minute drive to Hontion with plenty of shops and supermarkets, and only about 25 minutes down to the beautiful beaches of Branscombe and Beer.

Katie was super easy to communicate with and a fantastic host, with a couple of welcome treats for our arrival. We would definitely stay again.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
31 Dec 2016
We are delighted you had a lovely Christmas getaway! It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed our new hot tub and that the accommodation worked well for the four of you. Happy New Year!
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Shaunbyer...
Miami, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Chillaxation”
Reviewed 15 December 2016 for a stay in November 2016

I'm not normally one for writing reviews but the milkshed was the perfect spot to bring my mother and brother to chill out in the Devon country side. Mark and Katie were the perfect hosts with mark cooking us dinner in two evening which were absolutely divine and you can see his michelan training coming through the food he cooked for us. My mum had the opportunity to have a in house massage and manicure, while I had a pedicure which was fabulous all done by a local expert. I can't express how well they took care of my mother and for that I am eternally gratefully to them. I'm would highly recommend the milkshed for a relaxing time away from the hustle and bustle of the busy world. And definitely get mark to cook for you at least once. 5* all the way.

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Management Response
15 Dec 2016
Thank you for your review and kind words. We were delighted to help make your family have an extra special stay!
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Melody198...
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect home from home”
Reviewed 10 December 2016 for a stay in November 2016

The Milkshed exceeded all our expectations (and it already looked pretty good from the website/photos) - faultless! So cosy and homely, with everything you could wish for. We could have easily had a chilled out weekend hibernating away at the Milkshed, but it is also in a great location for exploring the surrounding Devon countryside. A weekend definitely wasn't long enough - I hope to be back soon! The hot tub is a fantastic addition - a lovely way to end a relaxing day. Thank you for a perfect weekend retreat.

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Management Response
13 Dec 2016
Thank you for your review - we are really pleased you had a great weekend! The peace and quiet lends itself to hibernation!
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