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The Cottage in the Wood

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Holywell Road, Malvern Wells, Great Malvern WR14 4LG, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Maria C Warlingham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel with magnificent views - unfortunately as the weather was so murky we couldn't see it! Our room was in the main building - smallish but perfectly equipped. The staff are friendly and helpful. The meals - well this is were it excels! Breakfast was was delicious and the evening meal was up to gourmet standards! A bit expensive... More

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a weekend break to celebrate a family occasion at this charming, family run country hotel. The service is warm and attentive. We noticed that a few other guests took the hotel at its word and felt able to wear hoodies and ripped jeans in the breakfast room - alongside older adults in more conservative leisure wear. Our dog... More

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Cotswolds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was in the Pinnacles, a building a hundred yards or so from the main hotel. Our room was spacious, comfortable and clean. Everything was in good working order - the Wi-Fi worked well and so did the TV. The décor wasn't to my taste, but I think my nan would have liked it! The hotel was good without... More

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Pattinfamily, Owner at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I was glad to read that you enjoyed your stay, the food and the walks. We are very fortunate to have such a great position high on the Malvern Hills. The room you had is due to be refurbished in the winter but I can't guarantee you'll like it - it's so subjective. John More

Framlingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Pinacles- a luxury double room with Kingsize bed. The bed was huge and very comfortable and the room was clean with good views. However we felt that the price was too much: it's more a £80 a night room than a £120 a night stay. The room was very hot, noisy and the décor is looking... More

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Pattinfamily, Owner at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the comfort of the king sized bed during your stay. However, we are sorry that you felt the room was overpriced. The rooms are large and have wonderful front facing views in The PInnacles. We do have an extensive refurbishment planned during the winter months and will inlcude... More

Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set up high on the hills overlooking the Severn valley and the vale of Evesham, the Cottage in the Wood stands out as a beacon of good service, food, wine and hostelry. The location is ideal with its back door links on to the hills which drove Elgar's imagination provides guests with an ideal opportunity to explore the English and... More

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Pattinfamily, Owner at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

Your first visit here 35 years ago pre-dates our tenure by 8 years. We will complete 27 years on 1st October, so my predecessors ethic of hospitality has been maintained which is a big compliment to my team. I think the difference is in the way we encourage them to interface with our guests, not just in that plastic "... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very rarely in life, are you likely to experience such a breath taking view, yes it was a beautiful September day when we arrived, the sun pushing through light clouds and reflecting on the beautiful countryside like a kaleidoscope throwing sunlight across the patchwork of fields, no noise, just a perfect place to chill, after a long drive and sight... More

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Pattinfamily, Owner at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and found ASDA travel efficient. I'm checking why the change of room was not confirmed in advance. I suspect we thought ASDA would do it (you are their client) and they thought we would. Oh the art of communication! Room 12 has no view so I'm glad that between us we got that right.... More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a weekend at the Cottage and is our 4th visit over the last few years. As ever, first rate attention from the staff. Large comfortable room in the Pinacles with a stunning view. The outlook restaurant - food as good as ever. Very well presented, perfectly cooked and certainly not bland. We stayed for 2... More

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Pattinfamily, General Manager at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

Firstly, many thanks for the review. Secondly, it's very reassuring to know we've maintained the standards over the past few years. A 365 days of the year business is always challenged by that. Thirdly, we'd love to see you at Christmas. In between eating you can always walk up the hill from our grounds to prepare you for the next... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view over the Severn valley is to die for, and you can walk right out of the hotel grounds and up onto the Malvern Hills. Breakfast very good - if standard Full English plus buffet. Evening meal was excellent, wine list extensive (if some expensive - but appropriate for hotel prices). Attentive staff with personal touches. Can only comment... More

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Pattinfamily, Owner at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

Thank you for a very balanced review. I'm glad of course that you enjoyed your stay but found the room a bit cramped, I'll need to review the two smaller Beech Cottage rooms. I was sorry that you had to search for staff to get attention in the bar. We do not man it full time and when not, there... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a couple of short recent stays we’re delighted that The Cottage in the Wood is as good as ever having stayed there a few times over recent years: excellent food and drink with pleasant professional service; good rooms with attention to small details that make a good place exceptional e.g. handmade biscuits with the tea-making facilities, and complimentary mineral... More

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Pattinfamily, Owner at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

It is especially gratifying to hear from people who have stayed here not just recently but also over the years as it indicates we are maintaining standards which encourages them to return. It also gives me the measure on consistency which is such a difficult challenge when trading 365 days of the year. Above all though, I'm really pleased you... More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last year and were wowed. We got this deal on living social and were very happy with the price we payed. We were given a choice of rooms and stopped in the cottage. Yes, the rooms are not decorated in a modern design but the decoration suits the hotel. You do feel like you are in a... More

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Pattinfamily, Owner at The Cottage in the Wood, responded to this review

I guess you were thinking of an escape and your stay with us came to mind. Thank you very much. The Living Social was a special deal and we are planning on a good inclusive "Winter Cheers" offer, so watch the website. Very pleased you enjoyed your stay. I think Room 10 is very characterful if less large than many... More

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Address: Holywell Road, Malvern Wells, Great Malvern WR14 4LG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Worcestershire > Great Malvern > Malvern Wells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cottage in the Wood 3*
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