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“A quiet retreat, and good value”
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Very good
12 reviews
Gardeners Cottage
Sherborne Castle built by Sir Walter Raleigh
Sherborne Abbey
Dorset Coast
Perfect end to the day
Beautiful in Winter too!
Cosy at Christmas
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Sherborne, Dorset, England

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Very good - based on 12 reviews
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Hannah G
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A quiet retreat, and good value”
Reviewed February 6, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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My husband and I stayed here while visiting family in Sherborne and were really grateful to have a very quiet space all of our own. The cottage is on a quiet road, and it is set aside from the house, in which Elizabeth lives and is on hand if anything is needed. It was perfect to have a kitchen with all the equipment we needed, a big bedroom and a lounge on the second floor. I found it very good value, and will use it again.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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sim0nandj...
Liphook, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous peaceful retreat for 2 people”
Reviewed November 9, 2015 for a stay in November 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Dear Elizabeth - we had a lovely few days (despite the wet weather!). The cottage was warm and cosy and had everything that we needed to make our short stay as comfortable as possible. We will most certainly come again and would recommend this to others. The scones were a real treat! - thank you. Simon

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kevin C
1 review
“Beautiful location, Friendly host,very tranquil, with loads to see & do in surrounding areas”
Reviewed September 16, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Very comfortable bed.
Lovely shower room
Compact but adequate kitchen
beautiful views both locally & in surrounding areas with some lovely pubs offering good food at reasonable prices.
host was very friendly & left scones/butter /jam on arrival.
Perfect fo two people to just get away & relax

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Liked best: peace & Quite
Liked least: Very narrow country lanes
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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mildredw5...
Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
“delightful, quiet and private , very relaxing weekend.”
Reviewed June 18, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

what a beautiful part of Dorset. So much to see and do. lovely and quiet place to relax after a day out. kitchen facilities were excellent and bed very comfortable.

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Liked best: bed and welcome scones
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 4, 2015
Delighted you had a good stay and look forward to seeing you again in the autumn. Elizabeth.
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Bet2010
1 review
“Could be a lovely cottage with a good clean and a bit of tlc”
Reviewed April 28, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Would have appreciated a 'hello' or a note from owner on arrival. Lovely big bedroom and shower but there was a damp smell and the whole place needed a good clean and a bit of attention, particularly the bathroom.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
May 19, 2015
I have found in the past that most guests do not wish to have contact with me but will approach me if they do and I therefore operate on this basis. I am an extremely busy single working mother and my information to my guests is that I will leave the key in the door so they can let themselves in and a number to contact me should they wish to do so. I do note however that you did not mention the welcome cream tea that was provided free of charge. The cottage is I believe well maintained and not damp. The natural stone floor tiles are discoloured In places due to the fact that guests do not always appreciate the correct way to look after them and there is obviously wear and tear. It is at the end of the day a warm stylish and comfortable retreat that has received good reviews.
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raleda13
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent”
Reviewed July 24, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

Had three nights at gardeners cottage with my partner, we both enjoyed our time at this little gem if you are looking for peace and quiet than look no further. On the small side but was perfect for a get away lovely decor and large shower.

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Liked best: shower
Liked least: Garden is overly private
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Very comfortable and good size bedroom
Liked least: Bathroom
Traveling group: Solo
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