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“Simply wonderful”
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66 reviews
THE BEE'S KNEES
View of the cottage across the gardens
Garden from across the farm pond where Moorhens and ducks nest
View of the cottages across the farm pond
Across the pond in Autumn
Front door - Welcome!
I live next door!
Living area and kitchen
Dining area
Double Bedroom
View towards the Gazebo
The henhouse
Peacock butterflies are regular visitors
Ducks and moorhens live on the pond
Gazebo in which to enjoy that early evening drink and the last of the suns rays
Picnic overlooking the pond
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Banham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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Louise P
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Simply wonderful”
Reviewed 30 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Myself & my partner just wanted a few days away together in some peace & quiet, we got this & a whole lot more at The Bee's Knees.Dalene & Alex were there to greet us & show us round on our arrival, the cottage was immaculate and had everything you could think of that you may need or have forgotten, there was a lovely welcome pack for us with lots of homemade treats. The garden is beautiful with a pond & ducks & chickens. Dalene & Alex couldn't have been more friendly & welcoming, we would certainly return and highly recommend.

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Liked best: The homemade treats
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Aug 2015
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the cottage gave you the peace and quiet you wanted. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to see you again soon here in our little piece of Norfolk paradise:) Kindest regards. Dalene & Alex
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amandamar...
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Simply perfect”
Reviewed 13 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Could not have chosen a more perfect place to stay for our last two weeks in England before we emigrate over to Australia.

The warm welcome you receive upon arrival is wonderful, and you are made to feel welcome for your entire stage.

Darlene and Alex are the perfect hosts and the animals are also ready and waiting for lots of cuddles.

Cannot recommend this highly enough will always have fond memories of our wonderful two weeks spent here.

Thanks you guys

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Liked best: The whole experience was amazing
Liked least: There was nothing at all to dislike
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Aug 2015
It was lovely to share your last two weeks here in the UK with you all and we are so pleased that we made it such a happy time for you. If you are ever back in Blighty then our house is your house! Kindest regards. Dalene & Alex
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Jo B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful with a warm welcome”
Reviewed 31 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of half term with the intention of having some relaxing family time. Th cottage is beautifully presented, with the little details making it by far the best rental we have had. Everything from toys for the kids, well chosen books for all ages and DVDs - up to date ones rather than15 years old makes this a very easy place to stay with children. Add that to an amazing welcome pack, a great coffee machine (much needed the morning after the baby decided it was party time at 3am) and all the kitchen equipment you could need. Our daughter loved playing in the garden, and even bought out her drawing book to draw the gardens and playing boules at every opportunity aswel as feeding the ducks and she was a very happy little girl! In fact dragging her to the zoo one day was seen as less of a treat and more of a duty as she wanted to stay and play games. A beautiful place to stay. If in doubt go.... You won't be disappointed!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
31 May 2015
Thank you, we are so pleased you had such a good time with us. It was lovely to see the children playing in the garden and it makes all the efforts we go to so worthwhile when we make people happy and their stay special. We look forward to seeing you all again here at Olde Farm - next time we insist you use The Smial:) Kindest regards Dalene & Alex
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James S
Redditch, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
“Most relaxing weekend ever...”
Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Spent 3 nights at this delightful cottage and couldn't believe how were made to feel so welcome and looked after. The cottage and gardens were stunning and the dog loved playing with the 3 resident pugs. Thank you so much, see you again soon. James, Sarah, Tim, Pernille and dexter .

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Management Response
28 May 2015
We are so pleased that your weekend was so relaxing and such a success - it makes us very happy when we succeed in making visit's special. We look forward to seeing you all again soon and the pugs are missing Dexter who was the perfect playmate! Dalene & Alex
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gail1985
1 review
“Perfect”
Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Me my partner and kids stayed here when we got married in the village. It's a lovely cottage very spacious. The owners couldn't do enough for you they supplied a lovely welcome pack with food it cupboard and fridge and a cheeky bottle of proseco on the side for me and my bridesmaids.
I honestly couldn't recommend a better place to stay, very clean and modern just a really lovely place to stay.
We will defiantly be coming again.

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Management Response
28 May 2015
Thank you and it was wonderful to be part of your wedding day - a first for Olde Farm! We look forward to seeing you all again soon and hopefully your next visit will be as 'perfect' as this one. Dalene & Alex
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