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Welcome tray including local apple juice and biscuits
View from the bathroom.
Walking on Shapridge Hill, just a few minutes stroll away!
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

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hm31191
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Great Getaway!”
Reviewed December 22, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

This cottage is a great place to stay. The cottage is perfectly decorated,and the log burner is excellent for when the weather is cold. There is also a selection of walks that you can do from the cottage, which were a great way of seeing the beautiful surroundings.The staff made us feel very welcomed and were very friendly and easy to talk to.
Would definitely return for another stay.

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Management Response
Dec 26, 2013
We're really glad you enjoyed your stay at Robin Cottage. Thank you so much for your comments. We look forward to meeting you again at some point in the future.
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vickyblak...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“We did not go on holiday by mistake!”
Reviewed October 25, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Robin cottage was very comfortable and easy to live in. The views were fantastic and best of all Lis had given details of a number of walks that we could go on straight from the cottage. This was exactly what we wanted. Although the weather was decidedly mixed we had a restful, reinvigorating break and are already contemplating coming back in the spring. On our last night the sky cleared and the stars were spectacular. The moon shining through the skylight was beautiful too. It seems to me that the owners have been exceptionally thoughtful in all aspects of these rentals.

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Liked best: The position of the cottage and the views
Liked least: We were a bit rubbish at lighting the woodburning stove
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Oct 29, 2013
Thank you for your appreciative comments. We enjoy sharing our local knowledge about walks etc with guests and are glad you enjoyed the walks we put together. We love walking in the valley ourselves as it so peaceful on this side of the Forest. Hope to welcome you again sometime in the future.
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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 30, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: The location and views
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
Aug 1, 2013
So glad the cottage met your expectations and we are glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Sarah W
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
“Can't wait to return!”
Reviewed June 16, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Having booked this as a romantic getaway location for my partners birthday, I was not dissapointed. We both had the perfect, peaceful break away and only wish we could have stayed longer.
The views were worth the rent alone. Absolutely breathtaking and stunning. I wish I could wake up to them every morning. We also enjoyed waking up to the sounds of all the wildlife in the area. When the weather got slightly worse, just curling up inside infront of the fire was enough as the cottage itself had everything we could possibly need.
The area itself has so much to see and do. We've visited the area before and still haven't managed to fit everything in. Puzzlewood is a personal favourite, along with a visit into nearby Cheltenham and Chepstow. There are also lots of local walks and bike rides to be had.
We would throughly recommend this as a romantic getaway or a relaxing holiday. But we would recommend arriving at the cottage in daylight, if possible, due to access road.
We hope to come back again some time soon-10/10 and two very happy, relaxed customers!

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Liked best: The views-worth the rent alone!
Liked least: Access road was a slight challenege, but only slightly.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Management Response
Jun 19, 2013
We are so pleased it matched up to your expectations and look forward to welcoming you back and offering you a 10% discount.
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Pembroke, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 29, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Liked best: The location, the peace and the marvellous view.
Liked least: That we couldn't have stayed for longer.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
Apr 30, 2013
Yes we like listening to the owls and enjoy all the wildlife around here and it is great to be able to share it with others who appreciate it too
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 19, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

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Liked best: fireplace, overall setting, price
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 3, 2012
Glad you loved the ammenities as much as the cottage. Thank you.
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Hassocks, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 21, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

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Liked best: The peace and quiet
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • 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
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Dec 3, 2012
Thank you for your very positive comments we are so pleased that you loved the cottage as much as we do.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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