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SWALLOW'S NEST, family friendly, character holiday cottage in Penrith, Ref 4231

Penrith
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

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Rotherham...
rotherham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“excellence and relaxation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

3rd time we have been to this amazing barn conversion and it remains excellent- we had yet another amazing week, Debbie is a great hostess and nothing is too much trouble for her. It was like going home! My hubbie becomes caveman here and must make fire! - lovely cosy nights

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: the property advert doesn't do it justice- it is all that and much more
Liked least: nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Northampton
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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jobamShro...
shropshire uk
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“A beautiful holiday home.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Sue and I stayed at Swallows Nest last week and I just wanted to recommend it to anyone looking for a holiday home in the lake district. The house was spotlessly clean, the welcome from Debbie was warm and friendly . I would be quite happy to recommend this property to anyone, in fact I have already done so to several friends.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: Cleanliness and quality of fixtures and fittings.
Liked least: There was nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Doncaster
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 for a stay in February 2013
4 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
4 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk 5 of 5 stars Service
Would I recommend this vacation rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Luxury-minded travelers Rugged travelers
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kmjas
newcastle upon tyne
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage in a great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 for a stay in December 2012
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We have just returned from a fantastic new year break at this cottage with some friends and would highly recommend it. It is beautifully decorated and has pretty much everything you could need for a short break. Wi-fi, underfloor heating and powerful showers were just a few of the things that we really appreciated. The owners were really friendly and helpful and provided a good deal of written information on the surrounding area.

The cottage is perfectly situated just off the M6 (no traffic noise at all), which meant that we could easily travel to Penrith, Ullswater and beyond. There's plenty to do in the local area and it was lovely to come back to this homely cottage at the end of each day. Would definitely return.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: Homely feel, semi-open plan kitchen/dining/living room,
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Dohrider
Havant
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A delightful cottage”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 for a stay in June 2012
1
person found this review helpful

Stayed for a week to visit the Lake District for the first in many years, we looked around a chose this cottage on location, reviews and having parking for two cars.
As others have said this is an upside down barn conversion with a double and "compact" twin, with a good size lounge, dining and kitchen areas upstairs. The conversion had been carried out last year to a very high standard, we loved the bathroom and would have happily taken it home with us, and the furnishings were generally good.
Downsides? The Wifi was not really usable and there is no garden - but neither of these things spoiled our holiday in any way

4 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 4 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
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5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: The character of the property
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Bristol
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011 for a stay in September 2011
4 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
4 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk 5 of 5 stars Service
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