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35 reviews
Sunny sitting room
Deal pier at night
Bedroom 2 - view 1
View from cottage to sea
Bedroom 1- view 1
First floor landing
Flotsam Cottage
Kitchen with courtyard view
A street in the conservation area
A corner of the courtyard
Sitting room at night
Deal seafront at night
Bedroom 3 with cot
The bathroom
Bedroom 1 - view 2
'Gary Ann' of Deal
2nd floor landing
Deal pier
Bedroom 2 - view 2
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Deal, Kent, England

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Sgv2013
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really lovely!”
Reviewed August 4, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We ( my husband, toddler and I) stayed at flotsam cottage last week. It was ideal for us- a beautiful, clean, well positioned cottage. Deal itself was great with lots to keep us busy for a week and lovely places to eat out. Alan and Kate are friendly, helpful hosts. We'd love to stay again. Thanks.

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Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Alison B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“If you haven't been to Deal you must, and this is where you should stay”
Reviewed July 7, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We rented Flotsam Cottage for just under a month in May and it was perfect. Close to all the shops yet just a few steps away from the beach. The house was so comfortable I would highly recommend it as a base from which to discover Deal and the surrounding countryside, The only downsides were a lack of any sizeable table to eat at and outside space - but when you have the sea on doorstep, this isn't so important.... Hope to stay again soon.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Lack of outside space
Traveling group: Friends
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 29, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: The homely feeling
Liked least: No wi-fi
Traveling group: Extended Family
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 19, 2013 for a stay in October 2012

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Liked best: Clean, lovely decor and friendly owners
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed February 6, 2013 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: The cottage is very clean and cozy and in a very good location
Liked least: Problems to park the car and get rit op de garbage
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 9, 2013 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: The cleanliness of the property
Liked least: Nothing was to our disatisfaction
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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xanthigir...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“lovely cottage in great location”
Reviewed November 13, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We had a lovely week in Deal despite it raining more or less every day of our stay! The cottage is within easy walking distance of the town centre and the beach. We found the long stay car park opposite perfect for leaving the car after a day out - after 6pm it is free so we would park it there overnight and could see it from the house.
The living room is 'cosy' especially the dining table, but I guess most people would eat out so this wouldn't be such a problem. Having little children we ate in and it was a squash to get us all round the table.
Lovely big bedrooms with beautiful decor and comfy beds. A fuller curtain in the small room at the top would have prevented some very early mornings with my two, but we wedged a pillow against the window and that seemed to do the trick!!
Overall a lovely place to stay. It would feel a bit cramped with more than two adults I think but with better weather and eating out perhaps this wouldn't be such a problem.

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Liked best: location in the centre of beautiful Deal
Liked least: cramped dining conditions for the 4 of us
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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