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“Nice cottage at a reasonable price in a very good...”

Review of Crabclaw Cottage

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34 reviews
Crabclaw entrance
Sitting room
We are just a few steps from the water
Kitchen area
Master bedroom
The river beach, known as Back Beach
River Teign
Breakfast bar
Washing up area
Hand sink
Comfy sofa
Bunk bedroom
Super kingsize bed
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Teignmouth, Devon, England

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Byron R
West Sussex
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice cottage at a reasonable price in a very good location”
Reviewed 30 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The cottage is well supplied with thoughtful extras such as beach towels , dressing gowns, and toiletries. There is also a welcome pack including a bottle of wine.The beach is literally 20 yards away at the end of the road and the shops/restaurants are within a five minute walk. Realistically, guests will have to park in a nearby car park (£4.40/24 hours) although they may occasionally be able to park in an adjacent street free of charge. The cottage has a small, but useful, balcony affording some views of the estuary. The rooms are quite small but comfortable and the kitchen is fairly new. A plus point- the shower works very well.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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ginmonkey
bicester, oxfordshire
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“The Best Kept Secret - Don't Tell ANYONE!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
2
people found this review helpful

This was our 3rd stay at this cottage and it just gets better. i couldn't review our last stay due to tripadvisors 12 month rule - but needless to say, we returned! I love this place. As always, there was a welcome gift of chocolates, croissants, home made jam and wine. Also a pint of milk, and butter. There was a big bag of ice in the ice box of the fridge - perfect for my gin & tonc on the balcony! Basics such as herbs, spices, cooking oil, tea and coffe are also provided. We are a 50+ couple, no kids, and the cottage suits us perfectly. However, if you have children or pets, you will find Ann-Mari & Bob have covered most bases. There are board games, DVDs and bucket & spades for the kids and food/water bowls for dogs/cats.
Everything you have at home you will find in this cottage: iron/board, washing machine, drier, micro wave, dish washer. Spare sheets and towels. After 3 visits i cannot think of one time where I thought "if only..." because everything is catered for. Teignmouth is a pleasant seaside town with nice restaurants and pubs. Once you stay at CrabClaw you'l never want to stay anywhere else! Thanks Bob & Ann-Mari xxx

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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P F
Llandysul, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“wonderful”
Reviewed 17 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

owner helpful and friendly - cottage generously fitted out with everything we could have needed - easy walk from the prom, restaurants and shops - parking on the Strand was manageable - a very pleasant stay.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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4emmalou1...
Redditch, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“excellent, a real home from home!!”
Reviewed 2 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

An absolutely beautiful cottage, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Could not have asked for anything more. Ann-Mari and Bob are very friendly and provide everything for you. Superb location literally fall from your front door onto the back beach. Will def book again!!!

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Liked best: location
Liked least: stairs
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Wrightysa...
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great location. Like home from home.”
Reviewed 17 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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people found this review helpful

The owners have gone out of their way to make this place like a home from home. Unlike so many more commercial lettings (via agents) there are plenty of cleaning things, washing up liquid bin bags etc. Why don't more people realise that if you provide the things to keep it clean people will keep it clean. I did several loads of laundry - the tumble drier is amazing. Also loads of toiletries and a few food stuffs (that people have left behind I suspect). Again these normally get thrown away. On the house itself: two great bedrooms with super comfortable beds and great linen. The living room and kitchen are small but perfectly adequate. My only complaint is that the neighbours (nearer the beach) sometimes leave washing hanging out so it totally blocks the view. But the cottage is so close to the beach that if the terrace isn't saying it you can pop to the sea or to the local pub (The Ship) and sit and watch the sunset. There is wifi and a dishwasher. honestly we wanted to stay. Welcome pack included wine! Oh and Anna the Dog loved it too!

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Liked best: The location.
Liked least: The stairs are steep and we banged our head a few times. Not suitable for the very old or very young.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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