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“Fantastic cottage”
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Accommodation in the Stables is mainly on one level with some internal steps.
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Accommodation in the Stables is mainly on one level with some internal steps.
The private Hot tub is a key feature in the garden, heated to 38c and can be used all year round. Summer by the Hot Tub is wonderful and relaxing. Surrounded by scented roses.
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Accommodation in the Stables is mainly on one level with some internal steps.
The private Hot tub is a key feature in the garden, heated to 38c and can be used all year round.
Summer by the Hot Tub is wonderful and relaxing. Surrounded by scented roses.
The lush garden vegetation ensures  your privacy and a sense of well being.
BBQ and outside table provide the opportunity to dine al fresco.
The private hot tub is one step away from the conservatory french doors.
The Hot tub is accessible from the conservatory.
There is an eating area with deck chairs on the patio next to the Hot tub.
Steps from the living area to the conservatory and the kitchen/diner.
Freeview TV and wifi are all available for our guests.
There is enough seating for up to 4 guests in the bright and airy living area.
The owners always provide fresh flowers when available.
The living area leads directly to both bedrooms.
The main bedroom is romantic and tastefully decorated.
The beautiful double bedroom with romantic decor.
The bedrooms and living area are all on one level.
The main bedroom is en suite and looks out onto the garden.Dressing gowns are there for the hot tub.
The second bedroom can either be twin or one large double bed.
The living area also leads on to the second bedroom.
Dressing gowns are provided. The second bedroom can also be made up into a king if required.
The high quality spacious en-suite bathroom has 2 power showers and full length bath.
Family size bathroom leads off the main bedroom.
Summer wild flowers in the garden.
Summer flowers create a wonderful welcome for guests as they arrive at The Stables.
Parking is available right outside the property.
The Stables has its own private garden. Help yourselves to apples and rhubarb!
The outside of the property.
The property is situated on the edge of the forest with open fields to the front.
The view across the valley from the property.
Last two weeks in May is the Bluebell season in the Forest of Dean.
Symonds Yat is a popular place to visit for our guests. Peregrine falcons nest in the rock.
Autumn in the Forest is breathtaking. You can walk straight from your front door into the woods.
Tintern Abbey is another popular place to visit along side the River Wye.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
English Bicknor, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

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150jenp
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage”
Reviewed July 16, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Just back from a weekend at The Stables. The cottage is spacious and very cosy with everything we needed. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was large with a great shower. The hot tub was a perfect way to unwind and relax at the end of the day. The location is remote so it's very peaceful and within walking distance to pubs and restaurants. It was a brilliant weekend and I'd highly recommend The Stables to anyone

Date of stay: July 2017
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Management Response
Jul 17, 2017
Thank you for your lovely review. We are very pleased you found everything to your liking.
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C8668TTig...
Marazion, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Idillic getaway for a couple (or family)!”
Reviewed July 10, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Rented The Stables cottage for a romantic anniversary. The cottage is incredibly cozy, and the friendliness and hospitality of David and Mandy made the stay extremely comfortable and enjoyable. Other great things: manageable drive time from London, amazing surroundings (the view from the cottage is breathtaking!). And, oh, did I mention the private outdoors hot tub?..

Date of stay: July 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 11, 2017
Thanks for your great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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chickaboo...
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed June 28, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

2nd visit here. Still great. Mandy and David are friendly and helpful. Available should you need them but leave you to enjoy your stay. It's very quiet, peaceful and relaxing. It's beautifully decorated and homely. The views are great over looking the fields even better when in the hot tub watching the sun set. It's a great base for walks, cycling and pub/restaurants. What I love most is that I feel like I'm million miles away from everything yet your only a few miles from everything you may wish to do. The only problem is I didn't want to leave. Great hideaway to get away from it all. Def recommend and will be back again.

Date of stay: June 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 1, 2017
Thanks for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back one day.
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Tara R
Coventry
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Serene”
Reviewed June 19, 2017 for a stay in June 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Had a beautiful stay here. Mandy is lovely will assist with anything you need the stables is perfect for a relaxing weekend away loved watching the sunset in the hot tub perfect end to a day exploring the forest. Everything you could need was here and available and the garden is officially dog proof our Houdini dog tried but failed to escape. Will definitely return when the time comes to recharge our batteries again. Couldn't have asked for more! Thanks for a wonderful weekend!

Date of stay: June 2017
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Management Response
Jun 21, 2017
Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are really pleased you had such a good weekend. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day.
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Kathryn36...
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Quirky, Beautiful, Charming”
Reviewed June 5, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

This lovely stable conversion is very tastefully renovated and beautifully furnished throughout. We thoroughly appreciated all it had to offer. Highlights were the solitude, the animals, the wildlife and the hot tub. It is a slow drive down a bumpy lane but it's worth it. The owners were attentive to our every need and we would definitely return again if visiting the area. Loved the freshly laid blue eggs and on our return home purchased two blue egg laying chickens to add to our existing brood.

Date of stay: June 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 7, 2017
Thank you so much for your lovely review. Glad you liked the eggs. Yummy aren't they?
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slitboxfa...
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Outstanding hosts, location and property”
Reviewed April 30, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

What a superb cottage. Location was excellent for the cycle centre etc. Mandy and David were fantastic and the cottage was perfect especially the hot tub. Definitely coming back.

Date of stay: April 2017
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Management Response
May 1, 2017
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to seeing you all again one day.
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jenny d
Aldridge, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing location”
Reviewed April 22, 2017 for a stay in April 2017
1
person found this review helpful

We had a wonderful stay at this cottage. It was very cosy, bright and open! The location is stunning which is gratefully appreciated sitting in the hot tub any time of the day. My two children were in their element! A very comfortable stay and we won't hesitate to book again if exploring the area in the future!

Date of stay: April 2017
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Management Response
Apr 28, 2017
Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you had such a good time.
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