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Fairview Cottage

14 Old Coastguard Cottages | Portland Bill, DT5 2JT, England
Fairview Cottage
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We spent a very enjoyable long weekend on Portland enjoying extraordinary weather and stunning coastal scenery. The weather isn't guaranteed, the scenery would be amazing in all weather. The cottage is very near Portland Bill lighthouse with sweeping sea views, the views of the sunset were beautiful. We stayed in the double bedroom, which was small but adequate. The bathroom... More 

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FairviewCottage, Owner at Fairview Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and taking the time to review your stay. Cafeteria coffee along with a range of speciality and fruit tea's are always available on request. More 

Downham Market, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

A warm welcome and a cup of tea was just what we needed after a day spent walking. A good evening meal from the pub across the road before watching the sun set behind pulpit rock. A hearty breakfast the following morning, before we set off again along the coast path. (If you're walking the south-west-coast-path, don't be tempted to... More 

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FairviewCottage, Owner at Fairview Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you staying at Fairview Cottage and for your review. South West Coast Path walkers are always welcome. More 

Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Thank you Kathy & Graham for our wonderful stay at Fairview Cottage, we were made very welcomed as soon as we arrived with a lovely cup of tea and was most welcomed too. The Breakfast was more than enough and set us up for the day. All in all we had a great holiday and we look forward to making... More 

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FairviewCottage, Owner at Fairview Cottage, responded to this review

Hello Phil & Sandy, thank you for your review and look forward to seeing you again. Kathy & Graham More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

Great hospitality from owners comfortable bedroom although not on suite . Even though close to lighthouse slept well even when foghorn was going off, pub across road god pub grub within walking distance . Spent three days looking around Dorset coast .

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Timisoara, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

We have stayed at Kath's & Graham's for a week and it has been the loveliest week in a few years now. Their place is absolutely amazing, full of naval themed decorations, the bedroom is big enough for two people and their belongings, plenty of storage room, the bathroom is always extremely clean, and Kathy and Graham are amazing hosts.... More 

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Newbury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2010

Fairview cottage is a delightful place to stay, the only thing more welcome than the stunning views of Portland Bill lighthouse from the bedroom window, was the welcome itself. The owners make you feel incredibly at home from the off. Despite us being very badly delayed and thus arriving horrendously late at night, Kathy was incredibly accommodating and welcoming. The... More 

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canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010

from the minute you meet the owners and walk in you just know you will enjoy your stay - they are both so friendly and relaxed you can't help feeling that way too - the cottage is clean and welcoming with a nautical theme - the bathroom along the landing is exclusive to the guests - the (double) room was... More 

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FairviewCottage14, Owner at Fairview Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We enjoyed having you stay and look forward to welcoming you to Fairview Cottage again. More 

Birmingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2010

Fairview cottage is a great place to stay. I have stayed there on several occasions over the past 12 years. When you arrive you are made very welcome by the owners Kathy or Graham. The cottage is spotlessly clean. The bedroom has a very comfortable double bed with fresh clean bed linen and plenty of space to put your clothes.... More 

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FairviewCottage14, Owner at Fairview Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are really pleased you enjoy staying with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2009

We spent 2 nights at Fairview Cottage in June this Year. We were greeted by Kathy and instantly made to feel at home. A beautiful cottage looking out to sea.. Our room had the most amazing view of the Portland Bill Lighthouse. Very comfortable bed!! plenty of space, ample storage for our gear, and a wash basin made the room... More 

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Black Country
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2009

This B & B does have a really lovely view, looking straight out at Portland Bill's lighthouse, and the sea beyond. It's very quiet there at night, It is opposite a pub that serves good if over priced food. This is a really tiny cottage and you have to muck in with the owners, as there is no septerate facilites... More 

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FairviewCottage, Owner at Fairview Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We advertise as a small and friendly Bed & Breakfast and people enjoy the room with the views. The room is adequate for sleeping, with plenty of storage space. My very reasonable rates reflect this. More 

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