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“2nd visit loved everything about it and didnt want to go home” Stayed here in Sept last year in the Farrows which was fantastic so as soon as we got back booked our week in May staying in The Pressing Room which was even better because the patio had a
Very nice, comfortable, cosy, beautiful, clean and spacious accommodation on a small quiet farm within an easy short drive to the coastal village of West bay....(broadchurch film location).
There's e… More
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, sorry about phone signal etc, hopefully soon the area will receive better coverage.
Happy new year to you both
“Perfect rural hideaway in Dorset”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2012
We were delighted by the Pressing Room - a lovely studio, tastefully decorated and very spacious for a couple. The farm setting was very peaceful, aided by high-quality windows which means there is z… More
Reviewed 24 Nov 2011
We loved our stay at the Pressing room! it's beautifully decorated, only made better by the stunning views.
Set on a working farm, in the perfectly idyllic countryside, everything about the pressing… More
Akaroa Apartment - fully self contained. Treat yourself to a little luxury
Some recent feedback............
Just wanted to say my wife and I have had an AMAZING stay in Akaroa and central to that has been the wonderful apartment. Just what we were after, a …see more
“Thoroughly enjoyable stay!” We had a lovely time at One Button Hideaway.
The cottage was comfortable and had everything we needed.
It was a great base for exploring Yorkshire.
The local pub, which served good food, was just a 5 minute walk away.
Really enjoyed our weekend away at the One Button Hideaway. Cottage was cosy, clean and very peaceful! Located in a nice little village. Great base to explore North Yorkshire from. We hope to revisit … More
“Cosy and quaint cottage”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2017
We really enjoyed our stay over the New Year at One Button Hideaway. The cottage has plenty of character and we enjoyed stargazing on the private patio area. The owner Rod was friendly and helpful wit… More
Reviewed 5 Apr 2015
Excellent would recommend and hope to go back lots to do and look and nice garden just to sit and relax… More
“Wonderfully peaceful break!” A short 3 night break at this wonderful property lived up to all my expectations. A beautiful setting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life with not one, but two beaches just minutes walk away. I was welcomed by
“An excellent property in a impressive location” One of the best properties we have ever stayed in. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a very high standard ,with lots of extras and was spotlessly clean throughout,. The position of the property ov
The property, location, and owners George and Gabriella are excellent, you could not pick a better property, everything is just perfect.
My partner doesn't drive so if i was fishing by Connel Bridge … More
“Highly recommend !”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
On arrival we were greeted by our fabulous hosts and shown to our home from home for the week. The view off the patio of the falls was spectacular and then came the next supprise, the fabulous cottage… More
“Week of relaxation”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2016
What an amazingly place to stay. The cottage is beautiful with breathtaking views from both decking areas. Fantastic hosts as well with every little thing thought of . We have booked to stay again we … More
Thank you very much for your review, we are really pleased you enjoyed the cottage & the area.
Looking forward to seeing you in the spring for your special anniversary!
All the very best
Gabriella & George
“Everything you hope for.” This was our third visit to the Vamos area,had driven through Gavalochori many times,even stopped for meals, always thought it would be a nice spot to stay.Discovered Villa Sonia,booked, what a fabulous location, with all th
Just returned from a memorable 2 weeks at Sonia Studio apartment. Outstanding value for money and exactly what it says on the tin.
The studio consists of a good sized bedroom, a well fitted ensuite s… More
Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to review your stay David. It was an absolute pleasure to have you both as valued guests and i look forward to welcoming you both again whenever you wish to return to the beautiful island of Crete for more fun in the sun.
“The nicest villa with the most amazing views”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2014
This villa has to be seen to believed! We've just spent a wonderful week at villa Sonia with friends who stayed in the studio upstairs while we stayed in the bedroom down stairs. We all had our own sp… More
Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your holiday at Villa Sonia, we are delighted you had a wonderful time and hope to see you again soon
“Delightful Holiday Away From The Crowds”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2013
Arrived Chania airport late in the evening – Concerns of finding the villa in the dark, which is tucked away high in the hill side overlooking the pretty village of Gavalachori were soon dismissed, … More
Thank you for your lovely comments and for taking the time to review the Villa. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to being of service in the future.
Callakille has stunning views of the working harbour of mallaig with fishing boats and ferries and looking over to Eigg,Rum,and Skye. You can take a water taxi over to knoydart to the remotest pub in britain (THE OLD FORGE ) plus you can take a ferry over to the Isle …see more
Romantic getaway for two in the heart of the Lake District National Park with inspiring mountain scenery and walks from the door. Deepdale combines all the modern comforts you could need with the charm of the Lake District National Park. A wonderful getaway. …see more
The perfect location for the best Natural Highlights Mauritius has to offer Each stylish studio has a private dining terrace en suite shower room and well equipped kitchen WIFI Housekeeping and access to the stunning roof terrace A short 5 minute drive to Le Morne beach …see more
“Chilled out stay in Olhao” We actually rented 2 apartments in this complex but this particular apartment was the superior one because it was more like home from home with lots of extra little touches like the beach umbrella and the shopping trolley wh
The apartment is ideally situated, being within easy walking distance to the centre of Olhao, along the waterfront. It is modern, light, bright, extremely comfortable and well equipped. The sea view f… More
Thank you very much for your feedback, It is very much appreciated and we hope to see you again in the near future
“Superb apartment situated near the marina.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2012
We loved the apartment which is modern and very comfortable and especially the west facing balcony overlooking the nature park. The swimming pool on the roof was great and there's a fantastic view of… More
“Midweek 2 night stay” We had a lovely stay at perfect for two. It's like a home from home and the location is great for Bath. There are lots of lovely walks nearby down the canal and the river and to the local pubs. Andrew was lovely and couldn't be m
Andrew and his wife have thought of everything. Andrew was very welcoming and helpful. The accommodations were well located and lovely.… More
“Perfect apartment in perfect location”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2014
Immaculate apartment in convenient location with easy access into Bath. Good pubs serving great food within a reasonable walking distance. Great for walks in surrounding countryside offering breatht… More
“This property is Perfect for 2”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2014
The property is exceptionally clean and well presented. Although we did not cook it is well set up for self catering. The property is well located for visiting Bath with regular bus services passi… More
“Nice place” My husband and I stayed few days at the Chestnuts in April 2013. The place is very nice, clean and light, very well organised. The cottage is of good size and has everything you need. I had few questions before the trip and sent emails to
we stayed in this lovely little cottage for a week in august. it was such a home from home in all aspects....... the welcome we received from peter and rae and all the little touches made this a perf… More
“Hard to improve, if you enjoy the peace of the countyside.” Far enough away from everywhere to enjoy total peace and quiet, but close enough to nearby towns for good pubs and shops etc. Wonderful walking, views and scenery.
“Cosy cottage in a beautiful location” Lovely and comfortable little cottage overlooking the Forest of Dean.
We really liked the location, easy to get to but away from it all. Nice secluded place with unspoilt views and access to paths and walkin
This has been one of my most favourite places to stay so far. The website pictures are exactly as they state and so is the promised peace and quiet. Listening to the owls in the forest late at night… More
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
Reviewed 19 Nov 2012
Lovely cosy cottage, exactly what I was hoping it would be! beautiful views with stunning walks nearby. The cottage came with everything we needed, the logs and firelighters and the refreshments provi… More
Glad you loved the ammenities as much as the cottage. Thank you.
“Regret we coudn't have stayed for longer”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2012
One of the easiest cottages we have ever had to book and one of the nicest , delightful owners . The cottage is in a peaceful location with wonderful views and it was spotlessly clean. Regret we coul… More
Thank you for your very positive comments we are so pleased that you loved the cottage as much as we do.
This well furnished house enjoys a quiet location on a country road, just 10 min drive from the small coves along the coast road between Moraira and Calpe. With a very private swimming pool not overlooked, spacious sun terraces, outdoor dining area with BBQ.It is a good …see more
“Fantastic views, cute cottage” We based our holiday around our dog, who loves a good forest, so this seemed the obvious choice. None of us were disappointed, we were right in the middle of the most stunning forest location with views to die for. It
We have just returned from 4 nights at Wren cottage.After parking the first thing that you notice is the fantastic view as you make your way down the path to the cottage. Inside it is small but everyt… More
Thank you very much for reviewing Wren Cottage. We are so glad that you enjoyed your holiday here and that you would like to come back and stay! Your comments are very helpful to those who are thinking about coming here and I am sure they will be appreciated. We are very much looking forwards to welcoming you back!
“Lovely and cosy dog friendly cottage in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2015
For a getaway from hectic work schedules - this was a hidden gem in the Forest of Dean. Karen and Lis are impeccable hosts ensuring that all your needs are met. The cottage was extremely well equipp… More
Thank you fro your lovely comments and we're so glad that you had a relaxing time here. It was great to meet you both and Crumble too!
“I would happily live here.. its beautiful”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2014
Beautiful cottage, perfect for short weekend breaks. Would liked to have been nearer a local pub/food place so that i could walk there and back safely at night/evening.
The owners were really welco… More
Thank you for your great comments, we are please you and your dog enjoyed your stay.
“What a gem” This barn is hidden in rolling hills in a beautiful area of Shropshire with stunning views. The accommodation is of a very high spec. and the owners are very approachable and friendly. Dogs are welcomed at this barn with water bowls and t
Just back from a wintery week in The Barn...and wondering when we can get back to see it without the covering of snow. The weather-enforced relaxation was just what we needed though.
The owners wer… More
“Great Accommodatioin in a beautiful spot”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2011
Don't be fooled by the photo's on the website as it really doesn't do the accommodation justice and this cottage is delightful!!
The accommodation is really good quality with all the facilities you… More
Situated within the beautiful grounds of Higher Yarde Farm The Barn offers relaxing and tranquil self-catered accommodation in a lovingly converted hay barn. The premises are rated as 4 Stars by Visit Britain.
The Barn offers most attractive studio style accommodation, …see more
“An oasis of rest and relaxation” Our stay at Ballawyllyn cottage was absolutely what we needed!
It was the perfect place away from it all in the perfect setting in stunning scenery and only the sound of the wind, the sheep, the chickens and the occ
I stayed here with my partner and 8 month old son - the cottage was perfect, very homely and everything we needed had been thought of and was in the cottage
they provided a cot with bedding for our s… More
“Magic holiday - from location to the power cut!!”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2016
Lovely setting, home from home house and a helpful owner who even visited us during a storm and our electricity went off. Only down side was only one visit into the hot tub during out visit!! :(… More
“Quiet and Comfortable”
Reviewed 27 May 2014
Bathroom is a bit tight, but other rooms are good size and well fitted out. Gracious hosts who seem really concerned about their property and the service they offer.… More
“Lovely relaxing break away” We loves staying in this fantastic barn conversion. Really lovely quiet location, but close enough to the centre of bury and surrounding areas. Accommodation is brilliant, didn't want to leave after the two days, would love
We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Mullion Barn, the area is lovely and the stables have been done to a fantastic standard, with the high ceilings and decor making it feel very spacious. We couldn't ha… More
“Excellent self catering accomodation”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
Welcoming hosts who are as flexible as possible and keen for you to enjoy your stay however short. The state of the poperty is as new. The location is very convenient and gives accesss to many attract… More
“Very Nice - I recommend this house”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Very nice accommodation. The barn has been beautifully refurbished. It is very comfortable and cosy. It is very quiet with a little back garden that would be lovely in warmer weather. The owners a… More
“Wonderful” Beckside Cottage is in an ideal location for walking in this lovely area. It's warm and cosy, very well equipped and tastefully furnished.
The owner was very helpful and accommodating, and answered emails very promptly.
“Lovely cottage, great location” We had a lovely stay in Arundel, Benjamin Cottage was pretty and delightful. The only downside was that for two 55+ year olds, the steps to the bedroom were quite steep and small. Lack of washing machine was a minor pro
Tried to write a review a couple of times but glitch with TripAdvisor so third time lucky!
Benjamin Cottage is the place to go if a couple want to explore Arundel and the surrounding area. It`s all b… More
“Lovely private retreat”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2017
The cottage is set in its own private garden behind the owners property. The entrance from the road in through a gated arch and once through those you could be anywhere.
The property has the privac… More
“lovely lovely lovely!”
Reviewed 3 May 2012
We absolutely loved our weekend at Benjamin Cottage. The decor is gorgeous, setting tranquil and location perfect for walking/pub visits/boat trips! We loved the welcome basket/dvd collection/robes in… More
Fe'awa (Forever) is a comfortable 2 bedroom home (sleeps 4 comfortably) on over 1/4 acre manicured tiered gardens overlooking your own beautiful green valley and ocean views. This lovely, spacious home will effortlessly complete your relaxing, peaceful Norfolk Isl …see more
The Lodge offers the best of both worlds: an opportunity to rest and unwind and/or to engage with the vibrant events and life of the Causeway Coast and Glens. Situated between the Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede, this is a place to feed the soul.<br />Guests fr …see more
“Idyllic apartment with amazing views” A beautiful and clean apartment with a large balcony with fantastic views overlooking Malabar Bay. It felt like home from home , It was well equipped with everything that we needed for our stay
Helen went out of
“Spacious, comfortable apartment with fantastic views in friendly quiet Sydney suburb”
Reviewed 7 Dec 2013
We stayed a week in this lovely apartment; Helen, the owner, lived downstairs and couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. Unobstructed views across Malabar Bay (complete with visiting dolphins),… More
Lovely, friendly, respectful guests who were a pleasure to host and left the apartment in spotless condition.
“Lovely cottage in a lovely part of the world” Little Terraces was a wonderful place to spend some time at the start of the new year. Perfectly located for trips into the New Forest and to nearby Salisbury, we also enjoyed exploring the local village.
“the cottage was so well equipped it was like using someones home!”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2014
this really was the most home-like cottage we have ever used...loved the cotton table napkins.....the terraces were great though the weather didn't allow us to sit out.
There is plenty to see and do … More
Many thanks for taking time out to post this review. I'm really pleased you found the cottage so homely. We would be delighted to welcome you back next autumn for more walks amongst the golden trees. So stunning at the minute. Sue
“Perfect cottage for a relaxing break”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2014
A lovely, very well equipped holiday cottage. Ideal for exploring the New Forest. Very warm, comfortable cottage, log burner perfect in the colder weather.… More
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. One of the real pleasures, now that the weather has turned to autumn, is relaxing in the cosy warmth and glow of the wood burner on the comfy sofa. I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Sue
Reviewed 23 Oct 2014
Lovely break - cosy and well equipped and so tastefully presented - we enjoyed some much needed peace and quiet only 'broken' by the owls that live next door - but we love owls hooting - it just added… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. The owls next door and in the wild nearby are something special. Downton and the surrounding area has a lot to offer. I am delighted you are returning next year to savour more of the lovely countryside. I look forward to welcoming you again. Sue
Very nice & well equipped apartment. Very good location close to the sea front in St. Paul's Bay. Lots of nice cafe/bistro's near to the apartment. Delightful host Leonard, very helpful man, will defi… More
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“Nice and well equiped appartment”
Reviewed 19 May 2013
Apartment is newly refurbished, very nice and well equiped. Owner is very helpful. The place itself do not have many attractions for tourists; however, a resort Buggiba with all its attractions is wit… More
We thank you for using Starfish Holidays and staying at our apartment. Our new apartment is kept in the best condition possible and is licenced and fully complies to the Malta Tourism Authority standards.
“Enchanted country lodge” In the quant village of bearstead, Kent sits this secluded lodge.
Myself and my partner stayed for three nights for a romantic get away. From the outside you expect the lodge to be small, however it is nothing but spacious
The lodge was perfect for a quick escape out of London, being only an hour from Victoria station and walk-able on the other end we didn't any transport. We couldn't get over the idyllic setting just 5… More