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“A hidden Gem in the forest”
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Review of Deerdale Lodge

Luxury bedrooms with TV/DVD and views into the forest
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Luxury bedrooms with TV/DVD and views into the forest
Cosy-up in front of the log burning stove Private outdoor hot tub
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57 reviews
Luxury bedrooms with TV/DVD and views into the forest
Cosy-up in front of the log burning stove
Private outdoor hot tub
Welcome to a luxury traditional log cabin nestled in over 3000 acres of woodland
Outdoor dining on the decking terrace
Kitchen and dining with double oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, coffee maker, toaster
Lounge with logburner and TV/DVD
Bedroom 2 can be twin or double, with TV/DVD and views into the forest
Bathroom
Private outdoor space
Power shower and bath
The adjacent and surrounding forest
Winter 2012/13
Snow in the forest
Forest path snow scene
Private hot-tub and terrace
Dining terrace
Indoor dining
Great in all seasons
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

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ToniaG986
Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
“A hidden Gem in the forest”
Reviewed 11 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

This truly is the nicest place my Husband and I have ever stayed in we had such a wonderful relaxing break. The lodge is so comfy and warm we loved the log burner, the shower is amazing, beds very comfy we found everything to be spot on and really great quality, the place is so pretty especially with all the fairy lights around the lodge at night and the hot tub is also a great treat we used it every day. If you are looking for a relaxing break in beautiful surroundings this is the place and we thought it was great value for money. The owners kept in touch regularly and Lynda was very nice when we arrived. We will certainly be back and have told all are family and friends about this place. Thank you for this lovely gem.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Mar 2016
Thankyou for the great review and lovely comments in the guest book, we're very pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Thanks also for looking after the lodge, it was spotless on your departure, you have been perfect guests, Warm regards Lynda and Stu
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Georgia S
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing”
Reviewed 11 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We had the best time at Deerdale, From the minute we arrived we felt relaxed and this only got better over the few days we stayed. So useful to have the use of bikes and we loved riding around the forest, even in the rain its so pretty. The lodge itself was missing nothing and we were very pleasantly surprised that they had robes, slippers, good film selection and even a welcome hamper. We would love to go back and have recommended it to friends and family. Hot tub was amazing also!! Thank you Lynda and Stu

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Your age range 25-34
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Management Response
12 Feb 2016
Thankyou for the great review, we're very pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Thanks also for looking after the lodge, you have been perfect guests, Warm regards Lynda and Stu
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858joanne...
Worksop, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“"Hidden Gem"”
Reviewed 25 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

After our first stay at Deerdale Lodge we would highly recommend this wonderful gem. Nothing was overlooked and the lodge was spotless upon arrival, cleanliness second to none! A lovely touch was our Welcome Hamper and delicious homemade shortbread and chocolates left on our pillows. Luxury in self catering with wonderful hot tub and a break from civilisation. Lovely walks from the door in Sherwood Forest. We would love to stay again and thank both Stu & Lynda for their wonderful hospitality.

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Liked best: Hot Tub
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
25 Jan 2016
Thankyou for your lovely comments and for being great guests. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you are making a second booking, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmest regards Lynda & Stu
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Rebecca18...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed 3 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We are just back from an absolutely fantastic stay at Deerdale Lodge. Lynda and Stu really have thought of everything - the fire was lit for our arrival with a bottle of champagne to help welcome the new year in. The lodge was decorated beautifully for Christmas & there was lots of extra little treats & homely touches you don't get at places like Center Parcs. The hot tub is lovely too. We didn't want to leave. Thanks again Lynda and Stu!

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Management Response
4 Jan 2016
Thankyou for the great review and for being lovely guests. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again, Warm regards, Lynda & Stu
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clur85
Bolton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“A little piece of forest paradise”
Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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We had a fantastic stay for my partner's birthday at Deerdale, lovely gesture of bottle of fizz for his birthday and a lovely welcome basket on arrival. We absolutely loved the decor and it really felt homely, you could easily enough stay curled up watching DVDs and chilling in the hot tub for a few days! But we ventured out for a few walks, what was really annoying was getting signal back on our phones when we were closer to civilisation again, we loved the peace of not having wifi or phone signal in the lodge!!

The hosts are lovely and Stuart was very welcoming on our arrival, the bathroom light broke whilst we were there and he saw to it very quickly. Love the idea of posting notes to your host if you need anything so you don't need to disturb them and vice versa!

I would make a slight suggestion that a larger fridge perhaps be installed and a slimline dishwasher instead? For self catering accommodation the fridge is very small so you might want to take a cool box if you are planning on eating in and making your own food - we found it a bit of a struggle with food and drink. I suppose people will go to the nearby pubs to eat but we quite liked just staying in so if that's your intention and you're packing a few days worth of food to take with you bear this in mind.

We have complete holiday blues after coming back to reality from this magical place. We'll be back!

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Liked best: Peacefulness, homeliness
Liked least: small fridge
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
21 Oct 2015
Thankyou for finding time to write your review. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay and will certainly give some consideration to your comments about the fridge. Thanks for being great guests. We hope to see you again soon,
Warm regards Lynda & Stu
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