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Kingfisher Retreat

Kingfisher Cottage, New Forest National Park, Fordingbridge SP6 2JH, England
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Kingfisher Retreat
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our fourth time of staying in this most idyllic,charming place, and it just gets better with each visit. We have always stayed in the Gardeners Lodge (which is delightful), however, Martyn did show us the Chaffeurs Lodge which is beautiful. Chrissy and Martyn always make you feel so welcome (also Chrissys mum who is so lovely). It is... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My boyfriend and I had a fantastic time at Martyn and Chrissy's hideaway.The Gardener's Lodge looks unassuming from the outside but is a perfectly self-contained bedroom and en-suite: clean, cosy and inviting with the obvious benefit of privacy away from the main house. It is small so if you're aiming to spend a lot of time inside, perhaps one of... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We had a brilliant time staying here for a long weekend last month. The room was beautiful, very clean and comfy, and had all the conveniences you would want. Martyn and Chrissy made us feel incredibly welcome and went out of their way to help us make the most of our stay. Chrissy's breakfasts are also well worth a mention... More

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kinds words of encouragement, its haveing guests like yourselves that make it all worth while. very best wishes Chrissy and Martyn More

surrey
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10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This accommodation was right up my street - a little lodge with its own front door, completely detached, wonderfully private with outstanding views of the lake. I couldn't have chosen anywhere better. The interior was beautifully furnished and freshly decorated. The location was ideal and we enjoyed a brisk 4.5 mile forest walk to the quaintest little pub with log... More

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you did not find everything to your satisfaction. We really do not want to have any notices in our rooms, after all this is our home. Unfortunately we have found that we have to for the following reasons. a) Most people live with main drainage and can flush what they like, we have our own... More

UK
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Great accommodation and attention to detail. We stayed in the Chauffeurs Lodge which was immaculate and very comfortable. Martyn and Chrissy are very welcoming and helpful. Stunning grounds and location. Very reasonably priced. What more can you ask for? We will be back!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We don't really want to tell you how wonderful it is because we don't want to share it!! However, a good quality hotel could learn lessons here. The only complaint was how quickly a weekend can pass. Thank you Chrissy and Martyn for a weekend we will remember for a very long time. We will be back as soon a... More

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Hertfordshire
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

What a wonderful stay.. A beautiful house surrounded by stunning gardens and its very own lake made our special two night trip something to remember. Not only was the bedroom well equipped and cosy, the hosts Chrissy and Martyn were very welcoming and happy to accommodate our every need... From finely poached eggs to The New Forest delights!!! We will... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

This was our second visit and this time we brought friends so that they could see why we enjoyed it so much! We have stayed in the Chauffeur's Lodge and the Gardener's lodge - both very clean, comfortable and private. Chrissy and Martyn couldn't be more friendly and accommodating, offering lots of helpful advice and local tips. We had a... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The very best! we spent 2 nights in the gardeners lodge and what can I say perfection in everything from the hospitality shown to us by Chrissy and Martyn to the immaculate and comfortable way the lodge is presented. The setting is idyllic and the surroundings all you could wish for with great pubs and eateries within easy walking distance,... More

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Walton-on-the-Naze, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Having stayed in the Chauffeurs Lodge for 7 nights Aug/Sep we can understand how justifiably proud Chrissy and Martyn are of their beautiful home. We felt so relaxed and wonderfully cared for, with every comfort we could wish for. The breakfasts were amazing (daren't get on the scales) and Chrissy and Martyn were perfect hosts who just got everything so... More

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Also Known As:
Kingfisher Retreat Hotel Fordingbridge
Kingfisher Retreat Hotel
Kingfisher Retreat Fordingbridge, New Forest National Park, Hampshire
Address: Kingfisher Cottage, New Forest National Park, Fordingbridge SP6 2JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest National Park > Fordingbridge
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Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Fordingbridge

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