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“Best vacation rental we have ever stayed in !”
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Review of The Old Rectory

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5.0 of 5 bubbles
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48 reviews
Front of the house and lawn
Dining area and orangery
Main bedroom
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Main Lounge
Kitchen
Hallway
Ensuite
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 6
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 5
Family Bathroom
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Snug
Dartington wine glasses
Staircase
Wood burners
Hansgrohe Raindance power showers
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6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Colyford, Devon, England

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ChrisR457...
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
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“Best vacation rental we have ever stayed in !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

This is a truly awesome house. It is beautifully finished with a modern touch that belies the traditional exterior. The kitchen is fabulous and really well equipped. The large table there is perfect for entertaining. Having two living rooms was also a real bonus so we could separate the kids from those who needed some quiet time !
I cannot recommend this house enough if you want a vacation in this beautiful area. We spent our time between family in Sidmouth and Budleigh as well as going to Lyme Regis. We would not hesitate to have a stay here again in the future.

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Liked best: Beautiful spacious kitchen area
Liked least: That we didn't spend longer there !
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Staindrop, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Liked best: Everything,
Liked least: The rain!
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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aboonm
Ascot UK
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Absolutely Perfect!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

My husband organised a long weekend at The Old Rectory as a birthday surprise for me. Together with our 3 children and their partners, we had the most amazing time in such a beautiful house, I cannot fault anything. There wasn't anything that hadn't been thought of. The house is beautifully decorated and furnished, and equipped with everything you could need.
I cannot recommend it enough. Thank you so much Alison for the gorgeous cake and the bubbly in the fridge too.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Upminster, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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?
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New Barn, Kent
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Liked best: The space and fabulous decor
Liked least: Having to leave
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Sue F
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fulfilled all my dreams”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

There were 12 in our party when we arrived the house was spectacular in its cleanliness,decor, all rooms were inviting and sooo comfortable.The amount of crockery,glasses etc. were plentiful and of high quality.We had a wonderful holiday in this beautiful home it exceeded all of our expectations.I would recommend the old rectory to anyone it's a credit to the owners 10 out of 10

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 bubbles Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 bubbles Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 bubbles Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 bubbles Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: Space available for different generations
Liked least: Change of towels half way through week would have been good
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers 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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