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Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast

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181 Brandy Row, Chesil Cove, | Chiswell, Isle of Portland, Portland DT5 1AP, England
Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast
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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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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

very nice stay at mariners cottage.Very welcoming,nice breakfast and comfy bed.ideal location to explore Portland and surrounding Jurassic coast. right next to the sea,and ideal for walks . highly recommended . .

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

We only stayed one night on Portland but were so glad that we chose this b&b, as this little cottage had so much character and charm. Our bedroom was very inviting, immaculately clean and comfortable and met all of our needs. The little breakfast room was really quaint with its array of paintings, ornaments and its lovely old clock. The... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxing long weekend away, Christina was a bubbly host, very knowledgeable about the area. Breakfast ranged from cereals/yoghurt/fruit up to full English if you are hungry enough! Home made bread was delicious. Double en-suite room was bright and clean, little extras like hot chocolate as well as tea and coffee greatly appreciated. Two adorable Golden Retrievers, had to drag my... More 

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I thought he was going to take Poppy with him.....! You caught me on a successful bread day, a little rustic to say the least but getting better at this kneading lark, not sure if it was up to Paul Hollywood's standards though. We all look forward to seeing you both again....have a great Summer. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Mariner's. The cosy cottage was just off the beach and close to 2 good pubs so a perfect location. Christina was very welcoming, full of tips and stories and cooked a mean poached egg! It was also great to find somewhere we could bring our dog, her dogs were very quiet and happy to... More 

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

You must have caught my Girlies on a good day....! Your little doggie fitted in really well too, so good to hear you had a lovely time here, hope you will come back and see us all in the future....all the best Christina, Emily and Poppy More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A thoroughly enjoyable experience here. The location is superb, right next to chesil beach. The cottage is very clean and parking is available directly outside (limited spaces). I stayed on the 1st floor in a double room with an en suite. The room and facilities were very clean. Breakfast is downstairs and a choice of cereals is on offer with... More 

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Sometimes the weather can be a problem I know...... :-) Just can't seem to get it organised for my guests, but even though it was a bit dreary for photography, I am pleased it didn't spoil your stay at Mariners Cottage. As you mentioned in your review, next time you come to stay there will be a choice of two... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Lovely friendly welcome, a beautiful home with so much to see. Such a comfortable nights sleep with a tasty breakfast not to mention the home made bread. Thank you for making us feel so welcome we hope to see you again

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your 5 star review, so appreciated. Really pleased you liked the home made bread, when you are next down perhaps you would try the other types of bread we are experimenting with !!! Always glad to see you, have a lovely Christmas....all the best Christina More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We spent one night at Mariners cottage as a base for walking around Portland. Everything was perfect. The bed was probably the most comfortable I have ever slept in, the place was spotless and the room beautifully decorated. Our dog was made to feel most welcome although not as impeccably behaved as the resident retrievers who are adorable. The breakfast... More 

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Well behaved.......adorable........are you sure you stayed here!! Well yes I cannot disagree with those sentiments, the girls are good, never happier than portraying themselves as large cream rugs. So glad you enjoyed your brief but energetic stay, officially members of the ever growing group of island walkers now. Thank you both for taking the time to post a review. Christinax More 

Totnes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Such a lovely place to stay. Gorgeous pots of colourful flowers on the doorstep of a pretty cottage which was just like Dr Who's Tardis - much bigger inside than it appears on the outside. Spotlessly clean yet very cosy and homely. The ensuite room we stayed in was a good size, beautifully decorated and furnished, and the bed was... More 

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Unfortunately Lottie, those huge lovely petunias have decided they have performed enough this Summer and have suddenly gone over...... however, just in time for the bulb planting! Lovely review, thank you so much, it gives me great pleasure when guests enjoy this little cottage as much as I do, and to know that they have been comfortable and happy with... More 

Bournemouth
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wow!! What a place!! Right by the sea in unspoilt Portland, Dorset. Delightful situation, delightful cottage, delightful landlady Christina!! Spotlessly clean rooms, great breakfast and very handy base to visit the surrounding areas. This is a must for your bucket list!! A wonderful, unique experience and I cannot wait to return to this lovely B and B!!

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for that.....I must say it would be a feather in my cap if anyone added me to their bucket list! Just very glad you enjoyed your stay here on the Island, and surrounding areas, thankfully the weather behaved itself and sunbathing was the order of the day. We look forward to seeing you again when you are next... More 

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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I love this place The beach is on your doorstep What a loverly lady and stunning cottage I will use at least once a month if not more Thank you beautiful Christina for making me so welcome Along the beach you have some beautiful walks all the way to Portland Bill and more A fisherman dream to stay here YOU... More 

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Christina M, Owner at Mariners Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Well....I certainly can't complain about that. Once a month would be fabulous, and freshly caught fish sounds good!!! It would be wonderful to see you again....all the best to you, hope everything goes well. Until the next time....x More 

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