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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, England

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Davo552
Leongatha, Victoria, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Looking for self catering accommodation in the Weymouth area then don't go anywhere but Tidmoor Barn”
Reviewed August 13, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
4
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Visiting from Australia, we stayed at Tidmoor Barn with my in-laws, who although not strictly disabled, in their late 80s, do have some mobility problems and cannot easily use stairs. The accommodation was wonderful for them, with everything they needed - bedroom, lounge, kitchen, dining and thoughtfully organised wet room - all on one level.

My wife and I were able to delight in the views from our upstairs lounge. Our bedroom was airy and spacious and the ensuite with large bath was an added bonus for us.

It was an ideal base from which to re-explore some of the places we knew as children - Swanage, Lulworth Cove, Portland, Abbotsbury and Weymouth itself. Although on a busy road, the barn is approached from a quiet lane, making it well positioned and secure within electronic gates. Traffic noise was not a problem.

Good value, varied eating places were close by and easily used by the less able bodied - Marquis of Grantby being particularly good value with a wide menu but other local pubs were welcoming with good value meals and varied menus.

Sarah and Alan have put a great deal of thought into the layout of the renovated barn and it proved extremely comfortable for all of us. They, with Alfie, made us very welcome without being intrusive. Summing up - we thoroughly enjoyed our time at Tidmoor Barn and would not look anywhere else in the area for accommodation.

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Liked best: Position, cleanliness, comfort
Liked least: Nothing that could be altered by owners - cold winds
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 13, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Liked best: Disabled facilities
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Josiah67
Stevenage, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent spacious accommodation; very helpful engaging proprietor.”
Reviewed August 11, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We stayed in the second( recently on stream) gated cottages. The presentation was exceptional. Spacious open plan kitchen,diner and lounge; en suite bedrooms one downstairs suitable for wheelchair. And an enclosed small private garden. The amenities were excellent. Parking was no problem shared the space with the family and the other cottage. Coastal walk a short distance from the cottages. Weymouth town centre and beach a few minutes drive along the road.

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Liked best: The atmosphere and hospitality and friendliness
Liked least: Lack of wi- fi/Internet on site
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 1, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
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Liked best: The layout & accessibility of the property
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Jo C
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A lovely property with plenty of space”
Reviewed July 8, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We actually stayed in the newly refurbished Tidmoor Stables with our 6-month old baby. There was lots of space to put up a travel cot in the bedroom, and there was one available although we brought our own. We didn't need to worry about any noise he made, as we were in a detached property. While in Chickerell rather than Weymouth, this was actually a useful place for us to explore the local area. We had a lovely time and would use the Stables again.

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Liked best: The space.
Liked least: It was difficult to get to the sea from the property itself, as the public footpath was quite overgrown.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Flinp
Burton On trent
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Clean and Comfortable easy access to Portland water sports”
Reviewed July 1, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Spent the week waiting for the wind to blow in Portland harbour so we could windsurf (only five minutes drive away)
Accommodation in the Barn recently refurbished to a very high standard.
Great shower rooms upstairs and down.
Modern well equipped kitchen and large bedrooms with comfortable beds.
Spacious lounge.
With a few more minor additions this would be five star accommodation

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Liked best: Modern, clean & comfortable accommodation - large Bedrooms with powerful showers - great location for Portland Harbour
Liked least: Lack of facilities to hang clothes upstairs and down - no wifi or freeview - old fashioned telly in the lounge
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 24, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: Wheelchair accessibility, situation, and friendly owners
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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