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The Gables Retreat
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108 reviews
The Gables Retreat
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The master bedroom
The master en suite
The sitting room
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4 en suite
Bathroom shared by bedrooms 2 & 3
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor en suite shower room
TV/Play room
The under cover gazebo
The toy barn
Kitchen
The extensive grounds
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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, England

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Martin P
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic place to relax and unwind - whatever the weather!”
Reviewed February 15, 2014 for a stay in January 2014

We enjoyed a great family get together at the beautiful Gables Retreat, and were made to feel very welcome in every way.
This is certainly 5* accommodation, from the welcome hamper to luxurious bedrooms and the large hot-tub, as well as the tennis court.
We would definitely recommend and are already planning our next visit.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Di Y
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
1 review
“A truly magical Christmas spent at a fabulous property,with all of our large family under one roof.”
Reviewed January 8, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

A n amazing welcome, candles & Christmas tree lights lit, Carols playing as we opened the door.. Apart from a food hamper, there was a fresh cream roulade waiting in one of the fridges. In addition to this Diane had wrapped gifts for each of the children, & left a cuddly toy on their pillows. All of these thoughtful touches got our Christmas off to a great start. Everything about this fabulous house is first class. The tennis court & hot tub were fully utilized for the whole stay., as were the wood burner & log fire. The 12 seater dining table was just great for us all , as were the 2 extremely comfortable sitting rooms, which meant no arguments over Christmas tv programmes! All this said, the biggest plus of all was all of our large family under the one roof.Just wish we could do it every year!

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Liked best: Everyththing about it
Liked least: Nothing whatsoever to dislike apart from having to leave!
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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James1208
1 review
“Outstanding - recommend”
Reviewed November 26, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Three couples, five children; early Nov 2013.

We had a great time at The Gables Retreat and highly recommend it to anyone thinking about booking.

The house is fantastic - loads of space, tastefully decorated, all fittings etc to a high standard - a solid modern farm house.

The hosts were very accommodating and friendly.

Lots of little touches around the house which indicated they care / are interested in you having an enjoyable break.

I expect we will be repeat bookers for our annual friends catch up.

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Judith W
Blackthorn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent property, beautifully furnished and equipped”
Reviewed November 8, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

The Gables Retreat is a beautiful place to go. There were 10 of us and we had plenty of space to relax in comfort. The owners were very welcoming and went the extra mile to ensure that our stay was perfect! Thank you very much for the attention to detail which made our week there so enjoyable.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Warnesygi...
west yorkshire
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Beautiful and peaceful”
Reviewed October 19, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We booked this family get together as a very last minute due to family illness. Booking was very strate forward and stress free. We all absoulute loved the house and its location and ideal for the 3 day double birthday celebration break. We were all sad to leave. The bedrooms are lovely and the hot tub was the main attraction for us as I wanted something a little different for the occasion. Of course we had good weather which just helped make this a fantastic birthday break.
The kitchen has everything you need including a food warmer although the two under the counter fridges didnt fit all our food in so a large upright fridge for the beer maybe stored in the utility room would have been very useful. The owner accomodated some late arrivals too which was much appricated. The house even had some toys for my neice and wii fi for the ipads for the bigger 'kids'. We did venture out on one of the days to Lincoln which only took 40 mins by car. We took two dogs with us too as the area was surrounded by quite lanes for dog walking. There was nothing 'on the door step' but market rasen only a 20 min drive. We had food delivered before we all arrived from Tesco and two of the fellas found a great farm shop for our BBQ meat. All recomendation by Diane with a useful map along with a welcome basket of goodies which the plum bread went down well.
Overall we would definitly book again.

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Liked best: peacfulness and hot tub
Liked least: not enough room in the two larder fridges for all our food and beers
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Jane P
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A perfect venue for a family celebration”
Reviewed October 15, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We stayed at The Gables Retreat with extended family to celebrate a 70th birthday. The house was absolutely beautiful and very flexible in terms of bed arrangements. The welcome pack was very comprehensive even including a cake with candle. We had 2 children with us who loved the climbing frame/swings and the range of toys in the property. Despite visiting in October we were very lucky to get good weather and be able to spend time outside in the beautiful garden. The hot tub was lovely in the evening with a nice glass of chilled wine. Diane was so helpful in assisting us with organising a catered meal on one evening and everything went so smoothly from my very first initial enquiry. I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to anyone.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Lorrybus5...
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A great house”
Reviewed October 5, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We were a group of 3 families with children from ages 2-14 and the house had everything we could need to make our stay just right . The house is so well equipped in all areas, make sure you find the games cupboard in the kitchen. The hot tub was great fun and maintained to a very high standard which is consistent with everything else in the house. The bedrooms are extremely comfortable and the bathrooms are beautiful. I would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone.
The owners Diane and Bill were on hand if we needed them and ensured everything was perfect for us. Thank you.

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Liked best: The ambience and comfort of the house
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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