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“Excellent stay for a large family get together”

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Sitting room Welcome Cottage
Welcome Cottage
Garden with patio dining
View of garden
Conservatory from garden
Conservatory seating 12
Sunny conservatory
Sitting room with fire
Sitting room
Sitting room with tv
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen with range cooker
Family room with fire and large tv
View of family room
Dining for 12
Dining room with inglenook fireplace
Bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Ensuite shower
Front door Welcome Cottage
View from parking area
Steps to parking area
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6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, England

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DLF12
Reading, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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“Excellent stay for a large family get together”
Reviewed March 29, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay at Welcome Cottage for 12 of us. The cottage is really well-equipped and the owners have clearly put a lot of thought into what's needed to make for an easy, comfortable stay. It's also very well kept, clean and tidy.

The cottage is surprisingly large; some of the online photos may not fully do it justice. We spent virtually all the time in the conservatory; brilliant on a sunny day. The lounges themselves are probably a little small for all 12 at once (but there are 2 of them!)

Overall it was pretty good value for the size of property, it's 2 minutes from the village centre so everything is on hand. The signs/notices around the place, as referenced in other posts, are a little excessive but don't detract for the place (most of them could go in a handbook and seem less officious). A stay is recommended!

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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
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Management Response
May 5, 2014
Many thanks for your kind review.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 23, 2013
Our sincere thanks, Mr. Owen, for giving such a lovely review!
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed July 7, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: The generous amount of space, and the settin
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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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 8, 2013
Thank you very much for your lovely review.
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big bear lake
Reviewed July 5, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: The comfort and charm of the cottage and its' close proximity to town.
Liked least: Our stay was not long enough!
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Large groups
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Management Response
Jul 10, 2013
Our sincere thanks for your very kind review.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 23, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Liked best: Plenty of space for a large group and the standard of upkeep.
Liked least: The noise water softener working at 1.30am one night.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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Management Response
Apr 26, 2013
Thank you very much for sending us a lovely review.
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Reviewed March 19, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Management Response
Sep 5, 2014
We very much appreciate your lovely review. Thank you for taking time to submit it.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 31, 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Liked best: The beautiful period property
Liked least: No frying pan
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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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 7, 2013
Thank you very much for your lovely review. We have responded to your frying pan request and have added one to the kitchen.
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