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Coltsfoot Country Retreat

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Coltsfoot Lane | Bulls Green, Datchworth SG3 6SB, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 Datchworth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were married at location yesterday. We had 80 guests everyone of whom commented that the venue and the food was amazing. T he staff could not have been more helpful. The rooms w ere extremely good. Very happy to recommend this site.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently got married at Coltsfoot and we had a lovely experience and all our guests thought the venue and the food were amazing. We had originally booked the restaurant and shelter marquee for our wedding reception knowing it was a little bit smaller than we had wanted. Miraculously, in January they extended the bar and restaurant, making it a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Reading the other reviews I wonder whether Coltsfoot was having a major off day when I was there recently for a meeting but my experience was really not good. I drove for two hours arriving at 10pm in order to get a good night’s sleep. The room was lovely and the staff member on hand helpful, getting me some fresh... More 

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ColtsfootUK, Owner at Coltsfoot Country Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Claire Thank you for taking the time out to post a review on trip advisor following your recent stay with us. Constructive feedback is always very much appreciated. With regard to the over-heated room, this was very unfortunate. I believe at that time the weather took a sudden turn towards summer and so an increase in temperature. Although the... More 

Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to have been invited to 2 very dear friends who were celebrating their Civel Partnership. What a Beautiful Location and Setting for this fabulous event. We had a great 2 days, food was exceptional, rooms were lovely.

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ColtsfootUK, Owner at Coltsfoot Country Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your level comments following your attendance at the wedding. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the day. More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We hired the facility for our civil partnership.The staff were very helpful in planning the event and flexible during the process. This was matched by our experience on the day with service,reception,meal and evening.Meal was excellent and staff helpful,flexible all day. Hotel facilities everything we needed. This place is a real hidden gem in a lovely setting with staff to... More 

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ColtsfootUK, Owner at Coltsfoot Country Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Steven and Stuart, Thank you for your lovely comments. It was lovely working with you both and so pleased your special day was exactly as you wanted. Hope married life is treating you well and look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Best Wishes, Jenny Blackett More 

Somewhere nr London
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Fabulous place, after crossing over from the M1 to the A1 in the middle of the night through miles of single track road, I was glad to find this place very easily. When I arrived everyone was asleep. But, the kind team had left instructions on the front door of how to get to my room including a map of... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Recently at Coltsfoot for a meal with my mum. The restaurant was quiet and they had given us a great table with views across the countryside opposite. Mum had the lamb and said it was the best she'd ever tasted. Always a pleasure and the food is always lovely. I love coltsfoot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been a couple of times now and the food is great, although a little pricey, you get what you pay for. The owners are very involved and attentive and the staff a excellent, so much so, we've booked our wedding here!

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Excellent venue. Went here for recent business offsite. Staff were very helpful, couldn't do enough for us. It's not a traditional conference/meeting venue so the meeting room has a mezanine bedroom and the projector sat on a table (they removed a picture to show the images) however that added to it's charm. Food was great, tasty and plentiful. Staff were... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Coltsfoot last Monday/Tuesday night - what a great place! We had drinks and a lovely dinner for 4 on Monday evening, and it could hardly have been better. We're an ex-Stevenage couple who discovered the escape route many years ago, so you can expect us back next time there's a local "family-do" to attend... More 

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