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Your independent accommodation (annex), with main house to the left.
Main living area
Your kitchenette, which is stocked up with your breakfasts. Will be topped up during your stay.
Outside seating area.
private bathroom
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view of Defoe House with independent annex to the left.
Lymington river nearby.
Beautiful walks on your doorstep.
Lymington cobbled street.
Lymington river, where you can catch ferry to Isle of Wight.
Close to Exbury gardens, famous for its spring and autumn colour.
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Lymington, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Hampshire, England

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StarryKni...
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Best find so far!”
Reviewed February 18, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

We stayed in the lovely cottage annex which was light, spacious and had all of the facilities you could want, felt very homely straight away, loved it!
Vanessa was a delight, made an absolutely lovely breakfast (the fresh eggs were perfect) and was happy to help, whether it be giving advice on somewhere to eat or where to go for a walk/bike ride, to even offering to pick us up with our bikes if we got lost!
Had an absolutely lovely time overall, such a gorgeous place and lots to do in the surrounding area, but also a perfect place for a lazy day or evening in! Still felt private even though you are near to the house.
Just be careful not to drive past the entrance to the track, go slow or it is easy to miss! Also best to have a car or bikes for meals out, unless you go to the local pub (unfortunately we were not there for long enough to fit this in!).
We would love to come back during the summer for a bit of a longer stay, and would recommend it to family or friends!

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Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 30, 2013
Thank you, looking forward to seeing you both again in the summer.
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Laura W
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautifully situated, friendly and comfortable stay”
Reviewed February 14, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

Lovely stay with small kitchenette and comfortable bed. Right in the middle of country walks and a very friendly pub nearby.

I would definitely recommend Defoe House to anyone looking to escape to the country and the heart of the New Forest

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Apr 30, 2013
Thank you, glad that you had a nice weekend.
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Sarah M
Christchurch
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Our Secret Hideaway....sssshhhhh!”
Reviewed February 4, 2013 for a stay in January 2013

We stayed in this quaint cottage annexe whilst at a friend's wedding reception last weekend - what a find!

The accommodation was comfortable and the breakfast was delicious!

We came home feeling so relaxed and have promised that we will return in the summer to explore the New Forest more.

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Liked best: Peace and tranquility
Liked least: having to go home!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Apr 30, 2013
Thank you, glad that the wedding was such a lovely occasion.
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Lymington
Reviewed November 12, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

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Liked best: The Bed and the Breakfast - literally!
Liked least: Nothing to like least
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children
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Management Response
Apr 30, 2013
Thank you for your feedback.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in July 2018
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