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76 reviews
Butterfly Cottage
The balcony decking area with view beyond
The Hillside Setting
view from the cottage balcony
kitchen
Dining table with complimentary wine, chocolates flowers on arrival
Wood burning stove
Downstairs mini vestibule
bathroom en suite
waterfall at Westgate
the neighbours!
Well bank
the Hamlet of Newhouse
the church at St Johns chapel
Chatterbox café in St Johns Chapel
Winter sunset at Burnhope reservoir
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Durham, County Durham, England

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brian g
1 review
“lovely butterfly cottage”
Reviewed October 7, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

spotless pristine cottage all modern furniture the owners anita and bruce very nice helpful people and accomodating

Date of stay: September 2014
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Liked best: clean well furnished property relaxing place with good views
Liked least: nothing really would be nit pickingif i did
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Shahna_f
1 review
“Absolute Gem”
Reviewed September 15, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Amazing views of the countryside from the inside and viewing deck. The cottage itself is gorgeous and beautifully decorated. Absolutely everything needed for a relaxing weekend (or longer) away. The bed was a little slice of heaven.
Anita and Bruce were absolutely lovely and accommodating. Overall a really great experience. Would highly recommend The Butterfly Cottage and would love to go back!

Date of stay: September 2014
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Frederick...
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Exquisite Cottage and Location”
Reviewed September 13, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Anita and Bruce could not have been more welcoming, accommodating, considerate, friendly and helpful during our stay ( Oh and the same for the dogs).
Butterfly Cottage is well layed out over two floors and very nicely decorated, well equipped and very comfortable (especially the bed with the choice of bedding). Providing excellent views from inside and also from the patio area in a quite rural retreat.
This would definitely be a property we/you would want to return to again and again and again.
''Practically Perfect in every way.''

Date of stay: September 2014
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Rosemary...
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Tranquil stay in beautiful little house!”
Reviewed August 28, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Such a little gem. Gorgeous, well appointed with everything needed for a relaxing break amidst beautiful views. Delightful open plan living room upstairs, with full kitchen, TV, heating, lounge and dining furniture. Downstairs the bedroom is spacious and the bed very comfy. Lovely modern bathroom, heated mist-free mirror, bath with shower attachment. Owners are ace - as are their collies - oh and the cute spaniel too. Yummy surprise on arrival day - a loaf of delicious freshly baked bread brought in, still warm, home made by Bruce - immediately sampled some, heaven!! Terrace outside to sit in the sun sipping a cheeky glass or two whilst enjoying the scenery on a lovely warm August evening. Our well behaved collies were made very welcome and enjoyed socialising with the resident collies and also being fussed over by Anita and Bruce. Lots of walks in the area and many quaint little villages nearby.We will be back - 2 nights just wasn't enough - loads to see locally - we will be back !!!

Date of stay: August 2014
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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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John E
South Shields, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Butterfly Cottage”
Reviewed August 24, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Butterfly cottage made for a great short stay, it is in a great location for walking, cycling or travelling to the tourist spots. Anita and Brian were very welcoming and approachable. A great place to relax and recharge the batteries.

Date of stay: August 2014
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Liked best: The location
Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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