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Garden Cottages

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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed there last weekend as we were attending a wedding. The rooms were comfortable,spotlessly clean and well appointed. Lots of details had been thought through such as a really good hairdryer. The breakfast was delicious and Alison, our host was friendly and very helpful.

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Gardencottages, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Linda and Ron Thank you so much for your super review and I'm so glad you had a good stay with us! I hope you'll be back again to further explore the delights of Lewes. All good wishes, Alison

Fitties
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The location is the best...quiet, civilised, peaceful and all of Lewes walkable from here. 5* attention from Alison...respects ones space, but equally on hand for all/any concern or enquiries....cannot recommend highly enough.Felt rested and relaxed. Thank you.

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Gardencottages, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Katie, many thanks for reviewing us so positively! So glad you enjoyed staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. Best wishes, Alison

Swanage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stayed in the annexe at Garden Cottages which was just fine and just so much nicer than a hotel room. Spotlessly clean, an interesting selection of books to set you up for a visit to Lewes and the Downs and a copy of Vogue for indulgence. My one point for discontent is that the wood blinds don't shut out...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

My friend and I arrived to find that I had erroneously booked a double rather than a twin - which was a little awkward as we are not a couple! Our hostess very impressively and kindly offered me an extremely comfortable sofa bed in the TV room, and made up the bed very nicely. Not all hostesses would have done...

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alison f, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

I'm glad you found the sofabed comfortable and enjoyed your stay with us! Thanks so much for such a positive review. I hope you had a good onward walk and perhaps see you again in Lewes so you can explore the area a bit more! Best wishes, Alison

Kilbarchan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Comfortable, peaceful room. Friendly, thoughtful hospitality. Delicious, healthy breakfast. Within safe, easy reach of restaurants in the evening. After check in, I was able to pop back easily to freshen up in between visiting the Grange Gardens, browsing in the antique shops and meeting family and friends.

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alison f, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Garden Cottages and much appreciate your review. Do hope to welcome you here again in the future. All good wishes, Alison

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Spent 3 nights at this B&B with my friend in the twin room. Alison was an excellent host, very welcoming and suggested a variety of restaurants, places to visit and transport options. The room was a good size, clean with ensuite shower. Quiet, which meant a great nights sleep. Lovely breakfast, fresh fruit salad, eggs, cereals etc. Good location near...

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alison f, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review and so glad you both enjoyed your stay with us and the weather was kind! Do hope to see you again next time you come south. Best wishes to you both. Alison

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Just on the outskirts of Lewes but only a short walk in to this lovely historic town. Very comfortable twin room with modern bathroom. Lovely breakfast with fresh fruit, good coffee and cooked if you wanted. Just what was needed after our 6th day on the South Downs way.

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ladyzsazsa, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us after your long walks! Glad you some good weather and hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Alison

England
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed one night for a trip to Glynebourne . The room was clean and overlooked the garden.Very welcoming and friendly host. Comfortable room with a shower and tea making facilities. Nice breakfast. Thank you

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ladyzsazsa, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review which means a lot to us. We hope to see you again when you visit Glyndebourne - perhaps next year! Best wishes, Alison

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Although this B & B is very close to the town centre it is in a quiet road. Parking requires a council permit available from the friendly and helpful hosts. There are shops and restaurants near by. We had good breakfasts in relaxed surroundings at Garden Cottage. We stayed two nights and enjoyed eating at The Snowdrop in South Street...

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ladyzsazsa, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing us so positively and we're so glad you enjoyed staying here and eating at The Snowdrop! Very best wishes, Alison

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This was my second stay and it is very likely I will be going back. It is a quiet, calm and friendly place to stay near The Snowdrop pub and the lower end of the High Street. Very pleasant owners, Alison and Vladimir.

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ladyzsazsa, Owner at Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Philip. It's lovely to have return visitors so hopefully we'll see you again soon! All good wishes, Alison

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely B&B, very central to all antique shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs of Lewes. Our house also backs onto the South Downs so you can have a wonderful walk within 5 minutes - so you have a choice of town and country on the doorstep! We have two ensuite rooms, one with twin beds, the other one is a double bed room with its own separate entrance downstairs. Delicious breakfast of juice, cereals, croissants, eggs, tea, coffee etc. Full English is £5pp extra. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Cottages

Address: 1 Garden Cottages Castle Banks, Lewes BN7 1UX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Lewes
Hotel Class:4 star — Garden Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Garden Cottages Lewes, East Sussex
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“Annexe has its own entrance at the side.”
bridgetg2013, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The annexe room has separate access.”
Stopani, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The ground floor room with double bed has own entrance and adjacent bathroom. It has both tv and radio: also books and guides.”
494loiss, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs has bath en suite, upstairs shower. Upstairs beds are singles, can be put together as double and are softer than downstairs one.”
lyndasteele, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The room was fine for one, for two it would have been a squeeze!”
MostynP, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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