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The Cottage Birchanger

71 Birchanger Lane, Birchanger CM23 5QA, England
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essex
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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

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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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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!

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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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 

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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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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I chose to book to stay in what was described as a good place to stay with highly mannered staff. Prior to booking via Expedia website, where I read all the terms and conditions, I rang the property itself clarifying whether they would allow a late arrival out of their normal 9:30pm cut off as the website mentioned to ring... More 

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

Please be aware that there has never been a gentleman named Keith working at our Cottage Guest House in Birchanger. This unverified reviewer may have got the wrong guest house but more than likely is the same person who posted a bad review again two days later. 'He' is most likely a competitor or disgruntled ex-employee, who is trying to... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Stayed here for one night with my boyfriend for a weekend of work. We needed somewhere to get away from home, with internet access. Our stay at the cottage was lovely, the owners were very friendly and accommodating to our needs. As we arrived we were able to choose the room that would best suit what we were looking for,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I came here for a weekend away after planning to stay at the ParkInn by Raddison Hotel in Harlow. That place looked shocking once I arrived, and the staff were preparing for a wedding so they didn't seem to appreciate my presence very much.I left after 30mins. I then found the Cottage after a quick search, and I must say... 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: $91 - $109 (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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