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Loule, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We stayed here for two nights for a wedding reception. Very welcoming, extremely well run and well equipped rooms. Excellent breakfast, very clean. We travelled as two adults and had arranged a further room for our daughter who joined us for the second night. Would certainly recommend and stay here if needed a night for a flight from Stansted in... More 

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Warrington, Cheshire
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Stayed here overnight before a flight from Stansted airport - we travelled as 3 adults and a 2 year old little girl. The hosts couldn't have been more welcoming. It was a pity the weather was wet and we couldn't take advantage of the beautiful garden. Our room was well equipped and had tea and coffee making facilities with a... More 

Thank Dianster
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Stayed here for one night. An extremely well run property with clean and well-equipped bedrooms. There was a good choice for breakfast accompanied by home made preserves. Would definitely return if in the area.

Thank Moirann58
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed as we had a wedding evening reception to attend. The room was lovely and clean and the breakfast was ver nice. Definitely worth a visit convenient position for stansted airport and London. Check in was very quick and efficient staff lovely would definitely recommend this little gem.

Thank betty018
London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a really pleasant B&B. The staff are very welcoming and helpful. The rooms are well decorated and furnished, and up to date. The bed was really comfy. The house is magnificent, and the garden very well looked after (pity the sun isn't out today). The food is good too. By any standard, this is a very good B&B,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Wonderful greeting, pleasant people and surroundings. the smell of fresh cut grass outside, the smell of nice food inside. fresh milk for a coffee. a desk to do work on the lap top. comfy bed, good tv. awesome breakfast in the morning. look forward to the next stay.

Thank travelchap101
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Don't normally stop in B&B's but didn't fancy any of the local hotels. The place was nice, staff pleasant really comfortable bed and good Internet. All in all everything you need, added to a freshly cooked breakfast I'd stop here again

Thank TonyGear
Philip S, Owner at The Cottage Birchanger, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Tony. We're glad that you had a comfortable stay here at 'The Cottage', Birchanger. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015

We used this BandB while visiting family in Bishops Stortford. It's easy to find in Birchanger and would be very handy for those travelling to or from Stansted Airport. The welcome was warm, the room charming, spacious, clean and comfortable, and the breakfast delicious. An excellent BandB experience for a reasonable price!

Thank Dennis G
Philip S, Owner at The Cottage Birchanger, responded to this review

Hi Dennis. Thanks for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you here again some time. More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

My stay here was a complete nightmare. The owners are unwelcoming and have no concept of hospitality or guest services. The female owner is downright hostile. There are strict rules designed to facilitate the work of the owners and staff with no regard for guests' well-being whatsoever. Their priority appears to be getting guests in & out quickly in order... More 

Thank Karen L
Philip S, Owner at The Cottage Birchanger, responded to this review

Please be aware that we have never had a guest with this name staying at our Guest House. It appears to be someone, most likely a competitor or disgruntled ex-employee, who is trying to discredit our excellent reputation for customer service. To address some of the points made: -We always give a warm welcome to all of our guests as... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here twice in 7 days, both before and on my return from A trip using Stansted airport. I was more than delighted at the charm and friendliness on my first visit. Michi met me at the door and immediately made me feel at home with her warmth and her friendly disposition. The whole cottage is a delight with... More 

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Philip S, Owner at The Cottage Birchanger, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We are so happy that you had a relaxing time at 'The Cottage'. I will pass on your comments about the bacon to our local pork farmer at Priors Hall Farm (you can buy their produce online too). We hope to see you again some time in the future. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We do our very best to ensure that everyone is comfortably accommodated and made most welcome. The Cottage is to be found in the village of Birchanger which lies between a large ancient wood and the farmland of the peaceful Stort Valley.It is a quiet village despite its proximity to Stansted Airport, M11 and Bishop's Stortford.A friendly bed and breakfast guest house with 14 bedrooms ranging from single, double and twin en-suite and only a short journey time of 10 minutes makes it ideal Stansted Airport accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cottage Birchanger

Address: 71 Birchanger Lane, Birchanger CM23 5QA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Birchanger
Price Range: $83 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cottage Birchanger 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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