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“Wonderful southern England experience”
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Water Meadows Cottage
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Very good
40 reviews
Water Meadows Cottage
Private secure gardens (WM)
Spacious lounge diner (WM)
Spacious lounge diner (WM)
LCD TV (WM)
Well equipped kitchen (WM)
Double bedroom  (WM)
Double bedroom  (WM)
Double or twin room (WM)
Double or twin room (WM)
En suite shower rooms (WM)
Ample off road parking
Dogs and bikers welcome
All dogs welcome little or large
Beautilful countryside
Picturesque villages
Durdle Door
West Bay (Broadchurch in the TV series)
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Maiden Newton, Dorset, England

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Very good - based on 40 reviews
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Linda R
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful southern England experience”
Reviewed July 5, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

House with all you could need. Very comfortable and perfect location for us to explore the south of England.

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Liked best: spaciousness and location
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Rod S
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Extremely welcoming and relaxing for all”
Reviewed May 26, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I stayed with my wife, young son, inlaws and their dog. Mark and Karen were very welcoming nothing was too much trouble and passed on a number of tips where dogs were welcome and surrounding areas.

It is not very often you find a place where you can stay comfortably with a young child and dog but Watermeadows very much falls under this category! My wife and mother in-law spent many a relaxing evening in the hot tub and we all had a very relaxing week. Highlights for us were Weymouth and Burton Bradstock beaches with Abbotsbury farm a real highlight if you have any young ones.

Thank you Karen and Mark for a very nice relaxing holiday from us all. We just wish we could have stayed longer than the week we were there.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children People with pets
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captnemo1...
Berkshire, UK
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Exactly as described, a fantastic cottage”
Reviewed April 21, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Very modern and clean with great facilities. Loved the hot tub and relaxing in the garden. Maiden Newton is a pretty, friendly little village with lots of walks, a couple of shops which sold everything you needed. Mark and Allison were very friendly, helpful and welcoming. They even looked after our dog so we could spend the day at Weymouth. We were very lucky with the weather, so all in all a fantastic holiday.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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680sparky
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ideallic Setting”
Reviewed April 13, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Lovely cottage. Beautiful peaceful location, but easy access to tourist attractions and short walk to train station. Only criticism would be that the kitchen is very small and you can only really fit one person in there at a time. We had perfect weather and overall the holiday far exceeded our expectations.

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Liked best: Garden and hot tub
Liked least: Kitchen
Traveling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Tania D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Birthday weekend”
Reviewed April 2, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Have just returned from a lovely weekend with my husband and two friends. The location is perfect for getting around. The property has two decent size bedrooms both ensuite. The kitchen is tiny but does have everything you need. The hot tub is a lovely treat. We found the property spotless. I would recommend this property to anyone.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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MandyMoox...
Matlock, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fantastic short break!”
Reviewed March 9, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Can highly recommend this accommodation. 2 beautiful en-suite bedrooms, with the most comfiest beds ever. Just what is needed after discovering the beautiful coastlines. Home from home with beautiful eye for detail, inc hot tub as an added bonus. Fabulous, and will be returning again soon. Will be passing on these details to all family and friends.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Tracey W
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home from Home whatever the weather!”
Reviewed March 2, 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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person found this review helpful

2 day break over my birthday just to 'get away from it all' and that is certainly what you can do here. We had the most laziest time visiting the local village and the village pub plus an evening at the Fox and hounds 5 minutes drive away for glorious home cooked food. Drove down to Lyme Regis and took in some sea air and then spent each evening one crisp and cold and the other wet and windy, in the hot tub in the garden with a bottle of bubbly and in fact you could have been anywhere. With the curtains around and the jets bubbling in the hot tub you had no idea it was wet and cold outside.

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Liked best: Hot tub
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Families with young children
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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