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Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy

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Hillyard Cottage | Rosedale East, Pickering YO18 8RH, England
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  • 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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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recent stay and can't disagree with anything that's been said before - stayed in the old smithy - large room - couldn't enjoy all of it ! Well equipped kitchen - breakfast served to you there - very welcoming hosts Would seriously recommend it

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Dear Dave Thankyou for your lovely review, Colin and I are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in The Old Smithy, we will look forward to meeting you both again. Take care and Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Warrington
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30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here both in Ann's cottage and the Old Smithy and we keep coming back for more! As all the other reviews say, Ann and Colin are the consummate hosts and the food, facilities and friendliness are second to none. The fact that this little gem is located in the middle of a wonderful part of Yorkshire just... More 

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thankyou so very much for the lovely review, it means a lot to us and it was a pleasure meeting you both again and look forward to next time that you come to Rosedale and The Old Smithy, Take care and thankyou, Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Blyth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to keep this a secret, but can't! EVERYTHING about the Old Smithy is jaw droppingly beautiful - it is well equipped and extremely comfortable. Ann and Colin provided a welcome like we've never had before (and we've visited many places!). Breakfast was wonderful. Food ordered from Moors Kitchen arrived on time, was home cooked and very, very tasty. Already... More 

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Ann S, Manager at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thankyou both for your kind words and Colin and I look forward to meeting you both again soon, it was a pleasure meeting you, take care and Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a few days stay in Ann's Cottage, simply the best along with the Old Smithy, we have stayed in them both in the past. We would have loved to have stayed the week but unfortunately work got in the way so had to return. Ann and Colin are the best hosts, hospitality second to non. Breakfasts are... More 

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Ann S, Manager at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thankyou so very much for your kind review, it means a lot to us in knowing that you enjoyed your stay with us in Ann.s Cottage and of course our lovely Rosedale and The North Yorkshire Moors, looking forward to next time on your return, Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic location and such a warm welcome. Ann and Colin have a fantastic set up with lovely comfortable cottages and a truly warm Yorkshire welcome. Ann's Cottage is a 5 star quality cottage, very comfortable with all one needs for a relaxing break in magnificent scenery. Highly recommended.

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the self-contained Ann's Cottage, and although we stayed B&B it was pure luxury to have your own living room and fully equipped kitchen, as well as a comfy bedroom and bathroom. Ann's breakfasts are absolutely superb by any B&B standard, and Ann and Colin are both superb and friendly hosts who make you feel instantly like old... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The title sums up our experience. I doubt it would be possible to find more immaculately presented and beautifully designed self catering accommodation in the UK, let alone the North York Moors. Step inside Anne's Cottage or the Old Smithy and one will be impressed. We stayed in Anne's Cottage, one of two beautifully converted barns (the other being the... More 

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, it means a lot to us and we look forward to your next visit when we can catch up over a cup of tea and slice of cake. Best Wishes Ann & Colin. More 

Spennymoor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Ann and Colin are superb hosts who can not do enough to help make your stay memberable. The cottages are of an excellent standard with all the facilities and more you would need for comfortable and enjoyable stay, especially the log fire which Colin prepares and lights ready for your return on colder days. Breakfasts are superb! Location is perfect... More 

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you so much for your kind words. We are so looking forward to you visiting us again. Best Wishes, Ann & Colin. More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I really can't add anything different to all the other reviews. The hospitality received from Ann & Colin is exceptional, they are a lovely couple and nothing is too much trouble. This truly is a wonderful place to stay, so warm comfortable & relaxing. The kitchen is more than equipped with everything you need and to add to the wonderful... More 

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. Colin and I hope to see you soon. Best Wishes, Ann & Colin. More 

Wetherby
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

attention to detail amazing hospitality beautiful place.best bed an breakfast ever, we so loved it,we were so looked after fresh flowers, fruit bowl and fridge an cupboards well stocked plus homemade bread what more could you need and located in the heart of rosedale.

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

It is guests like you that make us the best place, thank you so much. Looking forward to your next visit. Best Wishes Ann & Colin. More 

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