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76 reviews
Rambler Cottage
Summer Blooms
Stable Lounge
Stable Lounge
Stable Kitchen
Welcome Pack selection
Stable Bedroom
Stable Shower Room
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Stable Entrance
Stable Patio
Joe just popping out!
Rambler Cottage coming from the Stable
Stable side view
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Rambler Cottage - round the back
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Itchen Valley 10 mins
Itchen Valley Woods
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Eastleigh, Hampshire, England

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Ken H
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Ideal in every way”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

After a four week rental, we have nothing but good to say about our stay there.
The right size , right location, right everything.
Hilary and Mike are great hosts and there if you need anything.
Thanks heaps
I shall miss feeding the birds!
We will Be back.
Ken and Karen

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Devon
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Lovely week away”
Reviewed 23 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

My partner & I have just spent a week staying here. Lovely couple who run this are very friendly and we appreciated the little extras like the welcome pack eg. bread fruit milk cake etc. Plenty of info inside re things to do in the area. Considering the age of the cottage we were especially surprised at the cleanliness & general condition of the cottage. This couple reminds you how service used to be in the past. Still good to see a couple so proud of their cottage and willing to go that extra mile to make sure you are comfortable & happy. My wife & I thank you for a lovely week. Cheers.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Priscilla...
London
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3 reviews
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“A temple of love and relax”
Reviewed 17 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

My husband and I went at the Stable at Rambler Cottage to celebrate my birthday for a long weekend. The first impression said it all! An amazing cottage with a radiant garden full of wonderful flowers and many colourful vegetables. The Stable is just behind the Rambler Cottage. Mike and Hilary are the perfect host: cake, fruit, milk, butter, jam, lovely bread (and much more) all was there for us, organic and handmade (cake and bread so good!). Extremely clean, cosy and very organised. There were instruction to make the best use of everything in the cottage (shower, central heating, how to dispose of the rubbish etc. etc.). We truly loved our stay. We slept like babies and had long walks. If you are looking for somewhere to rest, this is the place. You'll need a car if you wish to explore the surroundings. We hope to get back soon for another romantic break! Thanks Hilary and Mike xx

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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NoelandLy...
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Exceptional cottage stay at The Stable”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Hilary and Mike have thought of everything the traveller might need to have a home away from home. It is in an excellent position for visiting a wide range of interesting historical, cultural and scenic activities.
The stables are adjacent to their thatched cottage and garden which is welcoming in itself but Hilary and Mike's warmth and generosity seal the knowledge of making the right choice. Other reviews comment on the home baked items and the facilities which we found to be the same.
This is our third trip driving around the UK over 16 weeks and this is the best b&b/ self-catered accommodation we have stayed in.
As there were more points of interest than we planned for we would be looking to book again when we return from Australia.

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Liked best: The entire package was outstanding.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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TIPL2014
Banbury, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Relaxing stay”
Reviewed 24 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Stayed at the stable situated behind rambler cottage for 4 nights. Had a lovely relaxing stay and it was a very good location to visit surrounding areas such as Portsmouth and Southampton. Received a lovely welcome pack on arrival which consisted of fresh organic fruit, home-made bread and home-made lemon drizzle cake. As well as milk, butter, cereal, jam, marmalade, and biscuits.

Essentials were provided such as clean towels, bed linen and toilet rolls as well as body wash and shampoo.

Met one of the owners; Hilary, who is a lovely lady and made my husband and I feel very welcome.

Would recommend staying here if looking to relax for a few nights.

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Liked best: The location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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