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“Maydrift Cottage is so clean, so comfy and cosy.”
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Very good
11 reviews
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Windmills
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Mundesley, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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Very good - based on 11 reviews
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albert290...
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Maydrift Cottage is so clean, so comfy and cosy.”
Reviewed 19 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

Perfect location for a relaxing break ideal for small family and or dog having a secure private garden. Nice clean cosy cottage but with adequate space to dine and relax without sitting squashed together. We enjoyed pub meal with sea view in Mundesley and found many interesting places and shops in and around Norfolk.

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Liked best: cosy but room to sprawl out
Liked least: narrow street
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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26 Jun 2015
Thank you for your kind review, it is so rare we receive reviews anymore! Lovely to get a gong!!
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Bowie6777...
Pershore, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cosy & Comfortable Cottage”
Reviewed 16 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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person found this review helpful

We had a cosy and comfortable stay at Maydrift at the beginning of March. Whilst it was chilly outside it was lovely and warm inside, particularly with the wood burner roaring away. Mundesley is a great location for seeing all the sights on the North Norfolk and Suffolk coasts and Norwich too.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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RexRocks...
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Nice Place but. . . . .”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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There is no one thing wrong with this place. Think mill workers terraced "two up two down" house in Lancashire, which 100 years later, by the sea, becomes a Cottage. The property has been nicely extended at the back, minus points like access to the bathroom via one of the bedrooms are pointed out, as is the "Compact Kitchen", which another reviewer criticised even though the adverts made it quite clear. We found it acceptable as we weren't about to prepare Banquets whilst on Holiday. Who Does? The advertised wood-burner is non-functional, having no flue, but not a deal breaker in summer. Someone else thought there was too much furniture but we had no problem with that. The location is superb, very short distances to walk to the beach, the pub, the take-away, the greengrocers and the Post Office/mini supermarket , plus the well stocked Spar shop further down the street.

Parking is definitely an issue, not whilst we were there in term time, however the street is VERY narrow with parking on one side only and there are several other holiday lets close by, so things could get a little too busy in peak times There is no formal turning space at the closed end of the street so that could cause problems. The alternative sea-front car park is too expensive to consider, charging up to 11 p.m. and from 8 a.m. as it does. Who gets up to go and buy a parking ticket at 8 when on holiday? There is a free car park in the village but that seemed to be well used for obvious reasons. When will councils learn?

Both upstairs and downstairs inside the cottage have several changes of level which could be troublesome to toddlers or elderly persons, plus the stairs turn 90 degrees at the top, as they do in such houses, causing the steps to narrow down to almost nothing on the inside of the turn. Very difficult if you want tea in bed of a morning!

There is a warning posted about the temperature of the electric shower varying because of the low water pressure locally but with only two of us there it was easy to make sure no-one turned another tap on during a shower. It can also be turned down to half power, which was plenty hot enough for me. Also, the boiler provided plenty of hot water for a bath, provided the bather wasn't impatient, again due to the low water pressure.

So, nothing really uniquely bad, just lots to take into account. With me it was the parking, even though I didn't have to fight for a space in front of the house. A nice place in a great location but. . . .

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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jolene92
Sudbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely area lovely cottage”
Reviewed 23 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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people found this review helpful

Had a wonderful peaceful stay. Spacious cottage, very clean, everything you would need! Street is narrow but parked fine for the weekend-carpark only 2 mins away anyway ;). Great area,loads to do!

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744Anita5...
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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“Very small, too much furniture, wood burner not even connected!”
Reviewed 20 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

Parking was non existent for a start so unloading very tricky. Rooms very small and cramped especially kitchen. Hot water a real issue as if anyone turned on a tap whilst you were in the shower you got burnt which I did.

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