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Very good
19 reviews
Stunning open plan dining area
Open plan kitchen
Dining table to seat up to 8 guests
Snug sitting room with wood burning stove
Ground floor bathroom with roll top bath
Shower room on first floor level
First floor landing
Family bedroom with high loft bed and a super king sized bed
High loft bed suitable for little ones.
Double bedroom on first floor
Smart TV
Perfect dining area outside
Front garden
Decked patio which is accessed directly though large sliding doors
Patio area with plenty of seating round the fire pit
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland

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Very good - based on 19 reviews
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Paul Y
Alnwick, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Beautiful Holiday Home”
Reviewed 1 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Driftwood cottage is deceptively spacious, with three good sized bedrooms, and a large sitting room. Also surprisingly quiet as it's set well back from the busy village road it's situated on. Extremely large, well kept garden at the rear of the property which was lovely to sit in during the recent sunny weather. The cottage is also well maintained and equipped with wi-fi provided as standard. Great central location for exploring East Lothian and only 30 minutes from Edinburgh itself. Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Light and airy sitting room
Liked least: Parking was sometimes an issue
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Louise S
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Loved this cottage”
Reviewed 30 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The cottage is lovely , we particularly enjoyed sitting relaxing in the lounge with the double doors to the lovely garden open . Beds very comfortable . Property clean and garden well-maintained . Made some suggestions about kitchen equipment which the owner has undertaken to provide . Traditional cottage with sensitive modernisation which has made the property light and spacious .
Very convenient and lovely location , near to North Berwick , and lots of lovely walks , countryside and tea rooms nearby . A bit concerned that car parking would be a problem esp as we had visitors who lived in area , but the there was plenty of on-street parking & it wasn't an issue .
Would certainly stay in this property again .

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Sep 2015
We are delighted you loved Driftwood. Thank you too for letting me know that the kitchen scissors were missing and not enough wooden spoons. I have made sure they are in place now. Look forward to seeing you again
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Skislopef...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Unusually spacious period cottage with enticingly tiered garden”
Reviewed 13 August 2015 for a stay in June 2015

In need of a much needed break Driftwood Cottage gave us what we needed. There were a couple of problems on arrival which were quickly dealt with by Gillian. The only negative comment would be that a couple of wooden spoons and a pair of scissors would have been helpful. The book selection was the best we have ever encountered in a cottage and something for everyone. There were up to date games and the old family favourites too had been well thought about to keep everyone happy. The upstairs double bed was very comfortable with spotless linen. The furnishings were comfortable and clean. The garden was a delight and well planned with plenty of space for outside eating and with a large table for a family. It is an old cottage so could be cool in winter but since it was one of the hottest weeks for years we never had a chance to try the stove. Parking although limited was available for a single car within a short distance. East Linton is a pretty village with many amenities and trains run from nearby Drem or North Berwick to Edinburgh in 20 minutes.

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How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: Bright sunny lounge opening to south facing garden.
Liked least: Back door awkward to lock
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Aug 2015
I am delighted you enjoyed your much needed break at Driftwood Cottage. It is so important to us that our guests enjoy the cottage. The woodburning stove in the snug room is wonderful and really would only be needed should you wish to add to the atmosphere, the central heating is very good. We would love to welcome you back
Gillian
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Haslingden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Aug 2015
So pleased you enjoyed your week at Driftwood Cottage. East Linton is just a fantastic place to visit and perfect if you are bringing a dog. I hope to see you again
Gillian
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Andre P
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Stunning, magnificent stay”
Reviewed 10 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

What a beautiful cottage ... So much more than we expected .. Perfectly groomed & kept gardens ... Magnificently in full bloom ... Inside was spotless ... Everything immaculately presented ... Fresh crisp white linen ... Spacious & stylishly decorated & furnished ... Lots of attention to detail ... Delicious welcome box of chocolates on arrival .. We filled the house to capacity with our visiting family & we loved every moment of our stay. Built puzzles & played board games. Thanku for providing a home away from home.

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Management Response
13 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for your lovely review, it makes it all worth while. It is so important to us that our guests enjoy the cottage. We have a gardener now who looks after the garden and very good cleaners too. I will pass on your comments to them. Driftwood is looking amazing just now with all the flowers , summer is a beautiful time to visit us.

Gillian
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