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77 reviews
Welcome to Cockleshell
Views from the private patio overlooking the bay
St. Michaels Mount
Spacious open-plan Kitchen / Living area
St. Michael's Mount
Even more views!
Causeway at Night
Plenty of natural light
Patio View
Spacious bedroom with 4-poster bed
Bedroom
Bedroom
En-suite bathroom
St. Michael's Mount, seen from the patio
St. Michael's Mount at sunset
The View from Cockleshell
The View from Cockleshell
The View from Cockleshell
The View from Cockleshell
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Marazion, Cornwall, England

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Excellent - based on 77 reviews
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designerj...
Lake District UK
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“What a lovely place to stay.”
Reviewed 13 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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person found this review helpful

Cockleshell Cottage was a lovely place to stay. Everyone raves about the views from there and each statement is true. To look out of the upstairs lounge large wall windows, or sit on the patio with a drink in your hand as to be moments to treasure and put away in the memory bank. The house is beautifully furbished with every modern appliance you could wish for. There is a wonderful bathroom with a jacuzzie and a large rain fall shower , a four poster bad, and a complete library of books and music to cover anyone's tastes. A complete rack of wine was there for you to use on trust ( take one out one back)!!
There was lovely surprises of a dinner prepared and ready to cook when you arrived, not to mention the cream tea to take home with you.
As if that was not enough, we met the owner Sue who brought us a little gift on our wedding anniversary that happened to fall on the Thursday of that week.......how nice was that? and much appreciated. Our neighbours too were a delight and asked us in to share a drink, and even gave my husband a red rose from their beautiful flowers to give to me.

I often stayed at "home" and read, wrapped up in the soft cuddly white dressing gown provided, while my husband walk part of the coastal path. In the evenings we had a wander to the local inns but the highlight has to be a visit to Bens Cornish Kitchen. A superb meal there and the magician in the kitchen was a wizard at using different herbs and spices to make the delectable meals we tried.
Go and visit Cockleshells, you will not be disappointed, it has to be the best self catering cottage we have ever stayed in!!

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Liked best: Obviously the views and the overall perfect condition of Cockleshells
Liked least: The stairs, but that is because I am getting older and need to look for something all on one level.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
13 Oct 2013
Thank you for taking the time out to write your lovely review, it really is appreciated. We are pleased and proud that you not only loved the setting and views,also the cottage, presentation and our personal service,which helped to make your holiday & anniversary special for you. Treasured occasions are stored in the memory to be talked about on rainy dull days... We hope you will come back to Cockleshell and see us again.
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Luc M
Ghent, Belgium
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A dream”
Reviewed 3 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We arrived in a dreamhouse ! A place you allways want to return once you have been there ! In a rather busy place (Marazion) you arrive in a cottage where you only hear the seagulls and the sea - the views you can look at all day, every day - a great personnal meal is waiting for you - Sue the hostess foresees everything - even flowers, and cream tea ! We hope to be back !

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
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Management Response
12 Sep 2013
Thank you so much for your review. We are really pleased the cottage lived up to your expectations especially as you have covered a huge distance to get to Cockleshell ! And a special thank you to your 4 legged co travellers, who left the cottage immaculate, Thanks !! Looking forward to your return visit.
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magicman3
Staffs
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing Holiday Rental”
Reviewed 18 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Wow, the best holiday rental, that we have ever had!!! The property is of a very high standard and everything you could need is provided. Lots of nice touches, like slippers and dressing gowns being provided and a meal waiting in the fridge on arrival, which was excellent. But the best thing is the view.When we saw the photos it looked amazing, but nothing could have prepared us for the view as you walk up the stairs,it is breathtaking. A lovely patio area, where we sat and ate breakfast each morning, with a stunning view of St Michael's Mount. We didn't want to leave and we would highly recommend this property.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
30 Jul 2013
We all want to say a massive thank you for your review, we so pleased you've had a great holiday and look forward to welcoming you back.
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Rachel_ni...
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Idyllic Retreat”
Reviewed 13 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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people found this review helpful

Best views in Cornwall, you can see the ocean from your bed! Delicious meal , essentials and treats left for us on arrival, really kind touch. High class with all your home comforts, what more could you ask for? Very clean, and I wanted to take the rain power shower home with me!! My mother-in-law wants to book for September too!
Thank you for a fabulous week in the sun :)

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
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Management Response
30 Jul 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. This really keeps us motivated to keep the standards of Cockleshell high and we really hope you come back to stay soon. Thanks !!
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travel620
New Jersey, USA
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A Wonderful Holiday in a Beautiful Location”
Reviewed 12 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013
1
person found this review helpful

This is a wonderful property. It is well maintained, the location is the best and you will never find a better view. The pictures are exactly as shown, and you really wake up everyday feeling like you are on a tropical island vacation. It has a great shower and separate spa tub. Easy walk into town and you can watch the water level across the causeway to St. Michael Mont so there is no waiting. Extra specials await you when you arrive and before you leave - don't hesitate to book this cottage.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: parking
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Jun 2013
Thank you for your lovely review. We try and make your holiday as special as possible and all comments are really appreciated. I think you were travelling all around the UK, so we hope you have had a wonderful time and will come back to Cockleshell again one day.
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