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38 reviews
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Sidmouth, Devon, England

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Very good - based on 38 reviews
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David W
1 review
“After initial setback, our stay was exactly what we wanted”
Reviewed 10 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Unfortunately, when we arrived, the cleaners had not carried out their duties, so the cottage was not ready for new guests. This is the reason for the 3 rating.
We contacted the owner and the situation was "fixed" to our satisfaction very quickly. We then really enjoyed our stay there. We wanted to visit the Donkey Sanctuary and being able to walk there from our accommodation was great for us. We would definitely stay there again

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 May 2017
I am pleased that despite the initial issues, you were able to enjoy your stay. Again I can only apologise and we have taken steps to ensure this doesn't happen again. Hopefully we can welcome you back another time. Regards Debbie
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Susan R
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Donkey Neighbours”
Reviewed 7 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

This is a lovely well maintained clean holiday chalet/cottage with all required amenities .We came to visit our adopted donkey and the sanctuary is minutes away. It was ideal for us for a short break. There are lovely walks from the cottage around the Donkey Sanctuary and we can recommend the food in their restaurant.

Unfortunately it has to be said our rating is for the accommodation only. It would be much less if the holiday park was to be considered .I acknowledge that our visit was off peak and admittedly the weather was not good but the whole site appeared run down and poorly maintained amongst other things the (very) overflowing bins next to the cottage remained that way throughout our stay.

We would recommend this holiday rental if you like donkeys,and possibly if it is in the holiday season

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Mar 2017
Thank you Susan for taking the time to write a review. All comments are appreciated! I am pleased you enjoyed the cottage. We do aim to make it as comfortable as possible. I am sorry you felt the grounds were lacking. There have been works on the facilities over the winter, which may explain bins but I will pass comments to the caretakers for their review, and hopefully action. Debbie
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Evertonia...
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Very nice”
Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

First thing you notice is the quiet.And lots of it! The cottage itself was clean and had home touches to it.You get your own allocated parking space,always good.The lounge was hard to heat but we weren't there to sit about watching tv.Comfy beds,shower had low pressure but did the job,hairdryer in the draw and the kitchen had everything you could need.I think I put £6 in the meter over the course of the weekend but it was a cold one.I'd recommend this site to anyone looking for a break from hustle and bustle

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Management Response
9 Nov 2016
I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to make it as homely as we can. Our price does reflect the need to pay into the electricity meter. I hope we can welcome you again. Debbie
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Kitkat8rz
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Mrs”
Reviewed 28 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We had a lovely short break at seagull cottage. The cottage is basic but has everything needed for a comfortable stay especially for how much it costs per night. Great that it's such a short walk to see the donkeys, our 2yr old loved it! We found we had to put quite a few £1's into the electric meter but it was the end of October so was quite chilly. If you stay in cooler months just make sure you have a few pound coins to keep you going.
Overall an enjoyable stay. Thank you.

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Management Response
9 Nov 2016
Thank you for your comments. I'm glad you enjoyed. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our cottage so all comments appreciated! Debbie
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

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Management Response
5 Oct 2016
Thanks Gary for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back. Debbie
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