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“Really lovely cottage”
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The Old School Cottage - Private entry and parking for 2 cars.
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9 reviews
The Old School Cottage - Private entry and parking for 2 cars.
Lounge
Double bedroom
Kitchen
Lounge
Twin room
Terrace & Garden
Rear garden
Medieval bridge over the River Walkham
Garden
Local history map
Terrace area
Dartmoor
The Old School Cottage
The Old School Guesthouse
Horrabridge Weir Park
Dartmoor
Dartmoor
Dartmmor
Burr Island & passenger tractor
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England

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Katie183
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Really lovely cottage”
Reviewed November 2, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
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We stayed here over the half-term holiday this October. The cottage was everything we could have hoped for - comfortable, warm, clean, quiet and with all the facilities we needed. Maxine gave us some suggestions of places we could visit locally - we did Lydford Gorge, Morwellam Quay and Lanhydrock. Thoroughly enjoyed it all. Visited the local pub for our first evening meal (The London Inn) and the food was excellent. Stocked up at the supermarket in nearby Tavistock for the rest of the week. Usually don't sleep so well on the first night of staying somewhere new but the bed was so comfortable I had no problems here. We really didn't want to go home and the kids want to book up for next year.

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Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Stella D
Busselton, Australia
1 review
“Lovely apartment,beautifully decorated, comfortable beds, modern facilities”
Reviewed August 8, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We loved the old world look, but the very modern and comfortable interio. We enjoyed exploring that part of England.

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Liked best: We loved the cottage, the location and getting to know that part of England.
Liked least: Perhaps the weather could have been more summery.
Traveling group: Other
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Michael_E...
East Sussex
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73 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Quiet and comfortable”
Reviewed May 12, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We wanted a place near to Plymouth and Tavistock with WiFi, and pet free. This fitted the bill. The rooms are nicely furnished and a properly equiped kitchen. The garden could be accessed by walking around the house, but unfortunately the weather did not let us sit outside.

The house was kept nice and warm, though hot water in the taps would take 2 to 3 minutes to arrive. Fortunately there is an electric shower that heated up quickly.

The house was spotlessly clean and the WiFi generally OK - slightly affected by thick walls.

There are fire doors throughout the house that have rather firm closing actions - it would not be easy to leave a bedroom door open you had children.

Everything was very quiet, day an night. We enjoyed our stay.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Graham S
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely cottage in lovely surroundings.”
Reviewed May 26, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Enjoyed our 4 days stay very much. Plenty of room inside and out - parking very spacious!
Attention to detail excellent.
Small point I would check - can the self -closing doors be made a little less powerful so as not to bang when shutting? Particularly useful at night going to the loo downstairs!
Also a second bath towel would have been ideal. No doubt an oversight.
Will certainly come again when visiting family in Horrabridge.
Graham & Liz

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Liked best: Peace and quiet
Liked least: Door closers
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Nevada City
Reviewed August 17, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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Liked best: The feeling that it was place you could live
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Nicolle V
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Chris J
Antwerp, Belgium
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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