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The Cottages

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Coast Rd, Bettystown, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at Seabank we felt we had entered into a whole new world, one of peace tranquility and beauty. No one can describe how you feel on seeing the hamlet of thatched cottages ,beautiful gardens and the sea literally on your doorstep, it's just magical ! Everyone at Seabank was wonderful Mel,you are a credit to Liz & Roger you... More 

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Wow!!! Keith what a wonderful review of your holiday at The Cottages we're delighted that you loved Thatcher's Rest Cottage and your trip to Ireland so much. You know it's totally our pleasure we get to meet lovely people like you and we are, as you experienced blessed with the wonderful team we have around us. We shared your compliments... More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place we call home every time we visit Ireland. The cottage so beautifully & tastefully decorated in every corner. Fully equipped kitchen to cook up full breakfast or dinner. Super comfortable bed.

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Sadhna, It was great to have you all with us, we were delighted that Little Orchard Cottage worked out so well for you and you got to have all the family together for a good re union. it's such a special time when you are living away from home. It was great to catch up with you both and... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel from Scotland regularly to visit my family in Ireland especially when my parents come over from Australia and since we've found The Cottages we haven't even thought about staying anywhere else. The Cottages are gorgeous, well laid out and can cater for all your needs. The Garden Cottage is where we call home when we spend time in... More 

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

And we love having you Amanda, Thank You! and for posting that lovely review. It's always great to have you both and Mum and Dad staying with us, and spring is always extra special in the gardens. Hope Scotland is going well and you are not missing your sunshine too much, summer is just around the corner. With warm regards... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay with Liz and Roger. Everything was perfect from checkin to checkout. Lovely Scones and tea was served when we checked in. We will be back!! A big hug to you all for your lovely hospitality.

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Bjorn, It was a delight to meet you both. Thank you for choosing The Cottages for your golf trip to Ireland. It's great that you got to play such good golf and to experience the K Club and other courses during your stay, and to enjoy some beautiful spring sunshine in Ireland too. Looking forward to having you back... More 

Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled from Western Australia and stayed in Garden Cottage again this year. The cottages are a great place to stay for a quiet and relaxing holiday. This is our third visit and can highly recommend them to anyone who is looking for a quiet retreat or a base to visit either Dublin or the local area. Liz and Roger... More 

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Pat, Hope you had a good trip home and are all settled back in to life in lovely Australia! Thank You for that glowing review you are very good to take the time. Delighted to think you will be back with us next year we look forward to seeing you all again. Have a good rest of year and... More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are really lovely cottages in a great location on Bettstown/Laytown beach. Beautiful gardens, great views and really well looked after cottages. We didn't leave the cottages for the 3 day stay as there is so much to do and see on site.

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Niamh, It was great to have you and all the family staying with us over the May Bank Holiday. We're delighted you were so impressed with The Cottages and that you all got to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We look forward to having you back... More 

Ratingen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed as the Apple Loft, and had a wonderful time there! The cottage is clean, with a great view of the sea, and has everything you might need - washer, dryer, dishwasher. We have stayed there with a 10month old and a 2 year old. The owners have provided us with high chair, travel cot, baby gates. The cottages... More 

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Silvieve, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your family holiday with us here at The Apple Loft Cottage, it is most appreciated as we know how busy you are with your two little ones. It was a joy to see the children enjoying the playground and beach so much and we are... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I and our one year old daughter stayed in Rose Cottage April 8-12th. What a beautiful place to enjoy a relaxing Easter break. The cottages were exactly as the beautiful brochure portrayed them. We had a glorious sea view, extremely easy access to the beach and the grounds themselves were gorgeous with beautiful gardens, splashed with colour... More 

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Ciara, What a lovely way to start the day with your Beautiful review, it put a big smile on our faces. Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Cottages. It was wonderful to meet you three and a joy to see little legs get stronger every day negotiating the gardens and the play ground, she must... More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We spent easter at the cottages. It was a great base to explore the area and the location on the beach meant we enjoyed long family walks in all weather! There is a lovely cafe just down from the cottages which we went to a few times. We went to fairyhouse to watch the Irish national great day out. We... More 

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Julie, It was wonderful to meet you all and have your stay with us in Rose Cottage. You were great, you got to do so many of the excellent activities every day and what a bonus to back the winner of the Grand National at Fairy house on Easter Mondayl!!! Hope you are all settled back in at home,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed at Thatcher's Rest from April 3-6 as a family of 6. Everything you read in the reviews below is true; the cottage and surrounding grounds are simply stunning. A luxurious cottage with every amenity catered for. From Anna dealing with our booking via email and phone, to Mel getting us checked in and lastly to Liz and Roger... More 

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00353419828104, Owner at The Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Westlandbabe19, What a stunning review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recommendation for The Cottages. We love that you all had such a good Easter and enjoyed your first visit to The Cottages. It is so lovely to know that we are all helping our guests to make great memories. Looking forward to having... More 

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