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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay at Holywell holiday cottages stayed in hound for, everything was spotless. Was left a welcome pack and really did make a massive difference turning up and having a lovely cuppa and cake!! Much bigger than I expected the photos really don't do this place justice!! Thanks for a fantastic week Debbie

1 Thank Rebecca H
HolwellCottages, Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Holwell. I hope the Christening went well? We try very hard to get things right for everyone who stays with us. I really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a lovely review. I hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards. More 

Holt, Wiltshire
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Just returned from the perfect family holiday in this beautifully presented, superbly located cottage. Our family of 5 (2 adults, 3 kids - 15,12 & 6) were joined for part of the week by grandparents and their dog and we stayed in Saddle Tor - sleeps 8 with plenty of room throughout. Beds comfy, the whole place is very warm... More 

2 Thank KLN321
HolwellCottages, Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Due to our location on Dartmoor we have ongoing issues with Wi-Fi but do our very best to ensure it is available to our guests. My sincere apologies that we were unable to do this for you on this occasion. We are looking into alternative solutions to in an effort to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Spent 3 nights, family with 2 boys (12 & 16) on the Moors and just wish it had been longer, it really was everything we hoped and more. The cottage was immaculate and beautifully designed. Spacious bright and cosy with every home comfort. The views and walks are amazing. If the day starts grey it can change several times, we... More 

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HolwellCottages, Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you very much for taking the time to review our cottages. We take all reviews very seriously. It is an absolute pleasure to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Holwell so much. Kindest regards. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We had a wonderful time in this cottage which is the middle of the moor. My personal highlight was sitting at the central table and seeing two Tors at the same time whilst having breakfast. We stayed in Sattle Tor, which had ample space for 4 adults and 4 kids. We easily walked to Hound Tor with our two year... More 

1 Thank Flo P
HolwellCottages, Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our cottages. It is lovely to hear that guests enjoy Holwell as much as I do. All reviews are taken very seriously and it is an absolute please to receive such a lovely one. Thank you. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Having stayed in many self catering cottages etc I can safely say this is the worst myself and my family have ever come across. Yes, the location is very good but that is the one thing that is positive about these alleged 5 star cottages, I do not for 1 moment believe that is the case by the way unless... More 

4 Thank Clunty S
HolwellCottages, Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to review our cottages. I am very sorry to hear that were upset by your experience at Holwell. I only wish I had the opportunity at the time to help with your concerns. We take all reviews very seriously and I would be very interested to hear where we went wrong on this... More 

Burgdorf, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We stayed in Chinkwell Tor Cottage for a week. The house is very clean and the equipment is first class. Beds are very comfortable. We felt that the owner of the cottage would like you to have a good and relaxing holiday.

1 Thank Tina T
HolwellCottages, Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to review our cottages. It is always very refreshing to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay at Holwell. We work very hard to get things right and receiving such lovely reviews makes it all worth while. Thank you. Kind regards. More 

Leominster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Just had a wonderful weekend at Holwell Farm Cottages, beautiful views, lovely comfortable and well equipped cottage would thoroughly recommend a stay here .Archie the dog loved it-lots of nice walks and dog friendly pubs in the village. Wendy, Keith & Ruth

Thank Wendy D
HolwellCottages, Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to review our cottages. It is always really nice to hear that our guests have enjoyed their experience at Holwell. Helping our guests to enjoy their stay (both two and four legged) is our highest priority. Thank you for your review. Kind regards. More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

A stunning converted barn in the middle of dartmoor - peace and tranquility abounds. The barn has been converted to a very high spec with a beautiful kitchen/lounge complete with aga and wood burning stove. The supersize bed was so comfortable. Dog friendly too.

Thank 182Katy161
Qrendi Malta
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We booked a last minute stay at Chinkwell cottage, and I am so glad we did. It is about the closest to perfect cottage we ever stayed in. In all fairness I do not think that the photos do it justice, it is much much nicer then what you see on the website. We found eggs, bread milk and fresh... More 

1 Thank sandrazam
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We went in June 2013 as a large family. The place is as beautiful as others have found it, a marvellous location for walking. The cottages are solid and comfortable. Unfortunately much of the information in the testimonials offered on the website is now out of date, as the complex appears to have been sold and the new owners were... More 

2 Thank Richard E
HolwellCottages, Public Relations Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

The holiday cottages at Holwell are now under new ownership and management. To reflect the changes at Holwell, the website is under redevelopment at the time of this response. Although there is no longer the presence of the Hughes family on site there is a caretaker living locally who will personally see guests in when they arrive and be on... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A collection of 5 Star Luxury Self Catering Cottages located in a magnificent setting in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park, Devon, South West England. Stunning scenery all around and wonderful walking, riding, climbing, fishing etc. Families and dogs very welcome. even horses welcome too; something for everyone, all year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holwell Holiday Cottages

Address: | Holwell Farm, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7TT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Widecombe in the Moor
Price Range: ₹ 10,763 - ₹ 21,527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Holwell Holiday Cottages 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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