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“Clean, Quiet and Comfortable”
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74 reviews
Lavender cottage
open country side views from the studio
Warmington Village
courtyard
Bathroom
Outside patio area
special occasions
courtyard
eating area
Bathroom
village pond
studio Gardens
boutique studio four poster
Traditional Village pub with wood Fire
Visit famous Stratford Upon Avon - Shakespeare's home
Glorious Chipping Campden
Nearby stunning Warwick Castle
open countryside
Field
private outside to Lavender
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

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JKnCollin...
Collingwood, Canada
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14 reviews
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“Clean, Quiet and Comfortable”
Reviewed 8 March 2012 for a stay in August 2011

This is a "cut & paste" from my review of the Honeysuckle Cottage as we rented both for our stay.

It's been a few months since our visit, but my review is better late than never, and besides, it is well deserved by the proprietor.

We booked both of these cozy little cottages for a five night stay while we were travelling between Banbury and Stratford upon Avon for a wedding and to visit with family,

From the moment we booked with Barry he was very helpful in making sure we would be comfortable and know our way to the cottages. He even offered to meet us in town which was quite nice as coming in from Canada with two teens on a plane then driving for a few hours north from the airport on the wrong side of the road was quite draining!

We were anxious to catch up with family though, so we still went out to the local pub that night., but not for too long :)

Needless to say we were wiped in the morning, so waking up to a basket of fresh croissants, cheese, butter, jam and orange juice was amazing.

During our stay Barry made us feel very welcome and was always helpful. Just a few highlights of what our wonderful host did for us (and this was just in five days);
Barry offered to pick us up groceries as he knew we were tired; he also drove into Banbury just so we could follow him to the shopping district; my wife didn't have time to have her dress for the wedding altered before we left, and he knew just the place to send us; at the last minute before we left Canada we found out that my wife's sister was stuck for a place to stay so Barry offered her a room in his home (it's not typical for him to let it, but it seems to be in his nature to go out of his way to be helpful); he offered to take my wife’s sister to the train station when she wanted to tour Oxford...I think you get the picture, Barry is a proprietor, a host, a concierge, and a friend all rolled into one.

I would absolutely go back. The location in great for venturing many places, the cottages are fabulous and Barry is wonderful. He is a fond memory of our vacation

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Liked best: Everything was fantastic
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DenisQues...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Compact and well-equipped”
Reviewed 13 February 2012 for a stay in February 2012

An ideal property for a short break. Lavender Cottage is well-eqipped and very cosy.

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Liked best: Quite close to various tourist destinations
Liked least: A little bit cramped even for two people
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Barton-upon-Humber, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2011 for a stay in December 2011

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Liked best: The wonderful owner and his friendship
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2011 for a stay in June 2011

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Liked best: The entire holiday
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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JoannaEcc
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Wonderful stay at Lavender Cottage”
Reviewed 6 December 2011 for a stay in November 2011

Barry Powell was a great host, very welcoming and met us with a lovely glass of wine.

The cottage was clean and stylish with a great power shower and it offered great views of the surrounding countryside.

My deposit was returned promptly upon arriving home and I'd definitely stay here again or recommend the cottage to my friends and family.

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Liked best: A great night's sleep in a comfortable bed
Liked least: The journey home!
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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