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“Beautiful Cornish Cottage in perfect location”
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Very good
16 reviews
Full-service kitchen with modern appliances and all you'll ever need for your country vacation
Build crackling fires in a traditional parlor fireplace if it gets cold at night
Beautiful Wetlands: Marazion Marsh Bird Reserve
Views of St Michael's Mount
Elm Cottage: A traditional English stone cottage
Solid hardwood stairs lead from the upper bedrooms to the downstairs parlor room
Full-service kitchen with modern appliances and all you'll ever need for your country vacation
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Marazion, Cornwall, England

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Very good - based on 16 reviews
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Virginia...
San Francisco, California
1 review
“Beautiful Cornish Cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 8 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We have just returned from a stay at Elm Cottage. It is a beautiful, quintessentially traditional, Cornish cottage. We loved it! I booked our stay at Elm Cottage from overseas and the owner was exremely helpful in arranging the booking and in providing me information on the local area. When we arrived after a long journey, we were greeted with a fabulous welcome package that included a nice bottle of wine, as well as, a fresh bouquet of flowers. We found this to be really thoughtful and a classy touch. The cottage was warm and welcoming.

The location of the cottage could not have been better. It was private and quiet and only a few minutes from the beach. We were thankful that the cottage had a garage because we realized pretty quickly that street parking was limited. The originality of the cottage was perfectly maintained with beautiful accents that made it a really enjoyable stay. We loved that there was an open hearth fireplaces, satellite TV and WiFi, as we had a couple of rainy days.

This was our first trip to Cornwall and we could not have had a more enjoyable experience. We loved our accommodation and the service. Thank you!

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Liked best: The location of the cottage and the service
Liked least: That we had to leave
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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AlepecVi
Vicenza
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3 reviews
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“Loved Marazion and Elm Cottage”
Reviewed 2 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We spent a wonderful week at Elm Cottage in Marazion. The house was very welcoming, with flowers on the table, and all the equipment to prepare our own meals and have good sleeps.
We could see St Michael Mounts from our bedroom!
The house offers a great selection of dvd for some after supper entertainment :-)
Bathroom and kichen are a little old... but consider that the price for a week is more convenient than many other cottages in the area. For our family it worked out perfectly!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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LornaBWel...
Wells
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3 reviews
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“Love Marazion, but not in this cottage”
Reviewed 26 August 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Having googled the cottage after booking (silly of me) I discovered that our SUV would probably not fit in the garage. We did manage to squeeze it in but with inches to spare either side. We travelled down with our one year old daughter and arrived at the cottage, managed to fit the car in with a squeeze and unloaded the car but when entering the cottage the windows were left wide open to air the property due to the stale musty smell. Upon futher inspection the tiled floors had piles of dog hair floating about and clearly had not been cleaned. The kitchen is very old and found the cutlery to be sticky and dead spiders in the cupboards. I tried to use the dishwasher but that was out of salt and on its last legs. I had to try and clean the cottage to make it okay for my one year old to crawl about but after several hours, and a very tired grumpy baby we decided to leave the cottage and find alternative accommodation. I spoke to the owner and she assured me the cleaner (if thats what you can call them) had been. The owner would not refund us even though we had cleaned the place!! and accused us of leaving the property in a bad state even though she was sunning herself in California she obviously had believed the 'cleaner' when they came back later on. A lesson learned never book a cottage with no feedback as it had none at the time. Okay if you have dogs and dont mind a bit of dirt and grime but definitely not good for young children.

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Liked best: Leaving
Liked least: Arriving
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Joy S
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Traditional Cornish Cottage in lovely position”
Reviewed 24 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Elm Cottage is a very comfortable and well equipped cottage set on a hill a short walk from Marazion. On arrival it was very welcoming with tea, coffee, biscuits etc laid out and fresh flowers. The garage was an added bonus as parking in Marazion is at a premium and also the wifi was much appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed our week enjoying the walk into Marazion which gas some nice restaurants and coffee shops and using the open topped bus for trips to St Ives and Penzance and, of course , the walk to St Michaels Mount over the causeway. All in all a lovely experience.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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SophieSha...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“A mixed age group, and everyone had a wonderful time.”
Reviewed 21 July 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We went on a family trip with our children and grandparents. We all enjoyed out stay. The accommodation was comfortable, homely and comfortable. We loved the fireplace and the children loved making their toasted marshmallows bakes in the evening.
The walks from the cottage to the sea were lovely, and all of us were pleased with our stay. We would highly recommend anyone with a family to visit. We will definitely be visiting Elm Cottage, next year.

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Liked best: The homely atmosphere of the cottage.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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