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“Perfect mini-moon for the newlyweds”
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Very good
13 reviews
Modern kitchen
Welcoming living room with fire
Real fire for those winter nights
Smart finishes
Smart finishes
Dining table for 4
Twin bedroom (only 1 bed shown)
Stylish design
View from the window
Modern bathroom
Mirror and radiator
Modern bathroom
Master bedroom
Cosy and inviting
Elegant furniture
View from the front
Outside Al fresco!
Front door and chairs
Primrose Cottage
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, England

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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Chris N
1 review
“Perfect mini-moon for the newlyweds”
Reviewed August 27, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Wow! What a gorgeous cottage, located in a beautiful town. We really enjoyed our stay and thought that the modern yet charming decor and personal touches in the cottage made it feel very homely and welcoming. The nearby cafes, shops and pubs are only a 2minute walk from your front door and everywhere we ate, the food was fantastic. On the evenings that we ate in at the cottage the excellent kitchen facilities meant we could prepare, serve and clear away with ease.
Although there was only the two of us staying, we have already recommended the cottage to our family and friends. The twin bedroom and spacious kitchen/diner would be perfect for a small family holiday too.

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Liked best: The overall feel and aesthetics of the cottage
Liked least: The weather...haha
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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lynnept
Seattle, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Dead plant welcome to the lovely Cotswolds”
Reviewed August 15, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The cottage is sited beautifully down a lane within a short walk of town (tip: just to the left of the white gate is a bricked alleyway that leads directly to the several best main streets of town). Inside the cottage everything is very close to that which is represented on the web. There were lovely chocolate cupcakes and some milk in the refrigerator to make us welcome. Why was I so disappointed? Because traveling is about a sense of place and, to me, the Cotswolds is overflowing flower baskets and lovely character. I didn't need overflowing flower baskets but I did need at least some living foliage. The dead flowerbaskets combined with the lack of yard clean up was a very dispiriting welcome indeed.

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Liked best: Location, location, location.
Liked least: The "garden"
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Aug 18, 2014
The following response has been submitted by the cottage owner:

"Thank you for taking the time to review our cherished cottage, we are so pleased that you enjoyed the cakes we left for you and the milk we placed in the refrigerator on arrival!
Thank you for alerting us to the hanging basket that needs replacing. It's so helpful to know these things-and we can assure you it has been changed immediately and we are sorry this was overlooked!
Once again, thank you for taking the time to review Primrose Cottage, it means a lot to us. We are glad you found everything as advertised inside the cottage, and we welcome you back in the future."
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
FoodieLon...
London town
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great place but could do with a proper clean to be perfect”
Reviewed August 31, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Very nice cottage in a nice village, even the front lawn/garden is nice and tidy and a wonderful feeling as you step into the beautiful cottage. The layout and furnishings are done well and everything is very comfortable. There was even a welcoming cake and the teapot and cups had been rinsed out, ready for use. Everything was clearer laid out in the folder to tell you everything you need to know in a short time. The rooms were decent size and comfy.

There were also all sorts of items for little kids/babies which would be very helpful so it was nice to see them available. There is also a working wood burning stove/heater in the living which we did not use as we had great warm weather but I think would be amazing in winter/colder times.

The kitchen was also well equipped with most applicances and utensils required were already supplied.

The location is superb, literally a few minutes from town and parking was also not a problem all the time. The cottage is quiet and secluded as well so there is no disturbances or loud noises to disturb you and you have a nice privacy to also sit on the small table in the garden outside to enjoy the weather with a cup of tea/coffee.

The only downside that I would say was that I was not impressed with the cleanliness, alhough most things were clean; there were alot of cobwebs in various rooms where generally they would be removed in a normal clean. There were also a few blonde hairs in the bathroom (my family all have raven black hair). This suggests to me that a more superficial clean was applied; it was not terrible by any means but not quite what I was expecting. A few minor fittings were not working/damaged which I left a note to say so but those did not impact the stay and are normal in everyday wear and tear.

Still would highly recommend.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Cottage was not cleaned properly
Traveling group: Extended Family
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mattyp806...
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fairy Tale Cottage”
Reviewed August 3, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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this was an absolutely wonderful stay! from the gorgeous pathway off the access road, through the quaint garden gates and into the the cattage's nicely fitted out kitchen/diner! the owners have modernised it enough to be practical but not too much to ruin the experience! we were greeted with a welcome folder on the dining table along with a very tasty victoria sponge cake (nice touch) ! the two bedrooms accomodated the four of us very well and with synchronising, the bathroom was perfectly adequate! the only point i have with the bathroom is that the screen on the edge of the bath wasn't quite enough to stop the water getting onto the floor, no matter how hard you tried and it will probably create problems for them in the future! this however did not dampen (no pun intended) our stay whatsoever! we were well positioned for the market place, which is the centre of the town and it was a two minute walk!! although it is a self catering cottage, there was a small supply of tea bags and even a small carton of milk in the fridge, so even if you didn't bring supplies with you, you could have a tea after your journey before heading out to get food for your stay!! very relaxing and lovely stay and big thank you to Luke and Louise!

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Liked best: the peacefulness
Liked least: parking
Traveling group: Extended Family
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ManOfKent...
London
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful, relaxing cottage”
Reviewed June 21, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We had a wonderful stay in this pretty cottage. Very cosy and warm base - handy given English weather in May!

The Victoria sponge was a nice touch too...

We left extremely relaxed and looking forward to our next visit.

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Liked best: Probably the cake. But all of it was nice!
Liked least: The weather....
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 3, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Liked best: Cottage
Traveling group: Friends
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