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Kingfisher Barn Holiday Cottages

4.0 of 5
Rye Farm, Abingdon OX14 3NN, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights on B & B accommodation whilst visiting friends in Abingdon. The cottages look quite pretty with courtyard setting. They are set some distance from the road and it was 'pitch black' coming back at night with no lighting along the road. We have never slept in such an uncomfortable bed. The room was basic and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Had 2 nights here some time ago. Sheets were sprayed with perfume, upset my chest. Staff woke you up at 7am whistling and slamming doors. Pool was unavailable. Rip off! Emailed concerns to them and never heard back. I hope they've improved things. Shame as it looked the perfect location for a bus trip into Oxford. After 2 sleepless nights... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It's quirky and the rooms are like converted stable type thingies. There's a pool and also places to sit outside and chill. Breakfast is served in a barn thingy again is was lovely, as was the lady serving it. I'm sure there's lots more to do but as a business overnight stop, it ticked the boxes for get in, clean,... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

A good hostelry needs to have the basics right: first and foremost a comfortable bed, also a clean and quiet room, finally a decent breakfast. Well the breakfast was ok, but nothing else was right. You'd expect a place in the middle of fields to be quiet, but the walls between rooms were so flimsy you could hear your neighbours... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

3.5 stars! We were attending an early wedding ceremony in Abingdon & having informed of our early arrival, delightfully the room was ready for us! We had one of the chalet style rooms which was average sized but with a newly replaced and very clean bathroom. Extra touches like a mini fridge were welcome. The rooms could do with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

2 day stay here for the weekend in Abingdon. Room was well equipped and cosy. Breakfast was beautiful and it was very good value. Only point is to please get some lights down the main drive way so we can see where we're going in the dark as we were on foot. Would definitely go back. Thank you!

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stayed at the 'Kingfisher Barn' during the summer 2014. We (a family of four) settled into 'The Nest' and loved every minute of it. The apartment has the most wonderful view over open fields. There was a supply of basic food (coffee, milk and orange juice) when we arrived. We really appreciated the washing machine in the apartment as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stayed for two nights. Quiet part of the town. Stayed in a twin bed room - nothing amazing but perfectly adequate. Bathroom clean and tidy and good hot water. Room even came with a fridge and a microwave which is useful especially if you fancy a microwave meal as no on site restaurant. Was disappointed that teas and coffee weren't... More 

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Barton upon Humber, England, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just returned from staying at the hotel for 3 nights we moved rooms after the first night the bed was so bad that I asked for a move of room. This was accommodated without fuss however the new room had had a dog staying in it before and I had to ask for it to be sprayed with air freshener.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Not the best experience. Really difficult to get hold of, I left messages several times on the week preceeding arrival to say I would be arriving late evening and that I needed an earlier breakfast if possible. When you arrive you have to ring up for a night porter to let you in which takes about 10 to 15 minutes.... More 

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