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Gable Cottage B& B

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights, and were made very welcome by Lorna. Comfortable room (Duncliffe) in excelent condition(albeit light on storage space), tea and coffee etc in the room, modern en-suite. Absolute quiet at the end of a cul-de-sac lane so great sleep, followed by a truly excellent breakfast. Lovely host.

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave your lovely review. . Hope to see you again..

W-S-M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Two exhausted cyclists were rejuvenated and refreshed after our great stay at Gable Cottage. Lorna was very welcoming and we were able to secure our bikes in a building in the garden. The cottage itself is full of interest and the room was tastefully decorated and with a modern, spotless en suite. We loved the Green and Blacks chocolate! The...

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

Lovely to meet you all, so glad you enjoyed your stay and the choc's ....hope to see you again when you are in these parts and need a cyclist rest.

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Our second visit to this lovely B & B. We booked last minute to visit my sister who had just come out of hospital. The rooms are lovely managed to catch a bit of sun when we arrived sitting on the balcony, my daughter chose that room again!! Both rooms are really nice though with everything you need even a...

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

Lovely to welcome you all again! Thank you for a great review,Look forward to your return.

hampshire. england
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Just read Lannerfalcon's review, and have to say I agree totally. Beautiful cottage, lovely welcome, and our two puppies were also given lots of fuss. Towels were provided for mucky paws. We were in the Duncliffe room which was stunning, even better than the pictures. Very clean and modern where needed and furnished with some lovely individual pieces. The bed...

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

It's such a lovely feeling to know I am getting it right. Thank you! for taking the time to write such a detailed review, emphasizing on the cottage's ethos. I would also like to congratulate you on your well behaved puppies. Look forward to welcoming you all back soon.

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

What an enchanting B&B Gable Cottage is – one of the best we’ve stayed in and in such a beautiful area of Dorset! My partner and I arrived late on Good Friday evening having driven from Kent, and received a very warm and friendly welcome from Lorna, as though we were old friends reuniting! We were offered tea and chocolate...

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

Thank you , Thank you !! for such a lovely review, it brought tears to my eye's, it means so much to offer a comfortable welcoming retreat for our guests. I know our location has a great deal to do with it even though the sun isn't always shining but it means a lot to us that every guest leaves...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I came here for one night with a friend and we loved Gable Cottage. The room was clean and cosy, Lorna was very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was amazing! I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a short countryside break.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Lovely comfortable room with a small balcony with views across open countryside. Short walk to pub. Very welcoming. I was leaving v early for a race and made sure all I needed was left out and ready for me in the morning.

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

So glad it was all ok!! Hope to see you for next years race, i'm sure you will be doing it! All the best.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We (hubby and I) stayed at Gable cottage for two nights recently. From start to finish the booking,arrival,stay and departure were BRILLIANT! Lorna could not have been more helpful when I was madly trying to book, we arrived in darkness but the directions we had made that not an issue (Gable cottage is down ansingle track road from the main...

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay, happy to be of help !! Hope to see you again.

Loja, Ecuador
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Lorna was the best host ever for me as she picked me up from another B&B and organized a marvellous day of sightseeing including Stonehenge. She also helped me with getting my forgotten camera back. Nobody could be more supportive than Lorna. The house and room was another extraordinary experience as Lorna and Carl have used a unique and, if...

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

'Host of Year' I feel overwhelmed !! Thank you for such a lovely review, so glad you enjoyed your stay, if you are ever in these parts again you know where to come...Happy Days!

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We have stayed in numerous B & B's over the years and this experience was disappointing. I normally review as a precis but for a completely honest review I think Pros and Cons may be easier Pros: Friendly welcome. Very comfy bed with high spec shower room. Spotlessly clean. Speciality tea available. Wide range of items available you may have...

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lorna J, Owner at Gable Cottage B& B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, very happy you had more pro's to con's. At GablecottageB&B we celebrate producing our own hot water, electricity, growing our own produce and buying local meats. Sometimes the water isn't scorching hot so the electric shower comes inuse. Our new neighbours have a little dog called Reg,he has attacked my lovely hens a few times...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cottage is situated in a quiet no-through lane just 3 miles from Shaftesbury Hilltop Town, famously know for the Hovis advert, just 2 miles from Gillingham (mainline station) and 2 mins walk from The Kings Arms Pub. There are many walks and cycling routes from the lane also National Trust Properties a short drive away. The cottage has 2 en-suite rooms available both with attractive views of the Dorset countryside. We grow our own veg, fruit, herbs, bake bread, make preserves and use very local produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gable Cottage B& B

Address: Gable Cottage The Common | East Stour, Gillingham SP8 5NB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Gillingham
Price Range: $85 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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Gable Cottage B& B Dorset/Gillingham
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“Only two rooms available and the Duncliffe was beautiful.”
josephine-public, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The King Alfred room has a lovely balcony overlooking the rear garden and open countryside beyond”
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“The "Alfred's Room" has the balcony.”
Thabacus, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Front room slightly bigger than back room but back room has French windows and balcony”
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“There are only two rooms and both are of the same high quality”
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