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Tovey Lodge

5.0 of 5 Underhill Lane, Ditchling BN6 8XE, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Doncaster
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3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a lovely welcome and were shown to a lovely room; having seen one of the other rooms they are doubtless all good. This is a very nice hotel, beautifully appointed. Breakfast was cooked specially, exactly how you want it. Nothing is too much trouble here, will definitely stay again when in the area.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Absolutely perfect stay at Tovey Lodge! Perfect on all counts - took a trip to Plumpton races for the day and stayed here. Excellent hosts, very welcoming, food was great, comfortable and just a wonderful overnight stay. We recommend this beautiful Tovey Lodge very highly. Thank you! David & Joyce Hamill

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We found our stay here a great family getaway in a beautiful part of the world, just far enough away from Brighton to be a perfect base camp for our days out. The owners were so friendly upon arrival and you could tell how proud they are of this place by the way they showed us around the grounds. Breakfasts... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had an amazing week in the South Downs and the cottage within the grounds of Tovey Lodge was (almost) the perfect location to base ourselves. We didn't have that much to do with Roy and Diane, the owners, during the week because we were out most days, and when we're on holiday, we don't really want to converse with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a wedding at Old Pangdean Barn and decided that rather than stay in Brighton (which we regularly do) we'd go for something a bit more rural and also get a more luxurious trip for not much more money. The setting is beautiful and the room (Poplar) was lovely. There's a lot of attention to detail - from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I didn't stay here - I lodged an enquiry online and was phoned back by a gentleman who was very rude when I explained that I had found somewhere else to stay. "So you're not interested in our five star luxury experience then?" He got more and more petulant with me as I thanked him for phoning but explained I... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Nestled in the South Downs, only a short drive from Lewes and the south coast, this is a delightful bed and breakfast set in 3 acres. At about £170 per night for the upstairs room, this can by no means be considered a 'bargain' place to stay, but the amenities (including an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna) are exceptional.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

we planned to stay for the night of a wedding and were expecting to arrive by 8pm. We called 24 hours in advance to say that we were expecting to arrive around 9pm because of work commitments and the distance we needed to travel (around 150 miles). This prompted an astonishing reaction from the owner who told us that our... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had a 4 night-stay at Tovey Lodge just before Easter in April and thouroughly enjoyed everything, the amazing location at the foot of the South Downs, beautiful grounds, the comforts of the accommodation, the hospitality and lovely sharing nature of the owners Roy and Diane and great breakfast.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I have not stayed at Tovey Lodge, nor do I now wish to do so. I did make a tentative booking for a date over three months distant. It was for two couples, one of whom was disabled. Through unforeseen medical circumstances I had to cancel the booking within about 12 hours. I was then informed by the owner that... More 

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Address: Underhill Lane, Ditchling BN6 8XE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Ditchling
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Tovey Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Tovey Lodge Ditchling, East Sussex

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