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“Perfect weekend”

Review of Houghton Lodge

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Very good
25 reviews
Swimming Pool
Houghton Lodge position 
and Back Garden
Lounge
Snugly after a Long cold walkies!
Candle lit evenings
Dining and open plan Kitchen
Kitchen overlooking the Garden
Kitchen
Back garden 
There is also a half acre field for the use of guests just to the right
Games Room
Houghton Lodge right of image
Bedroom 4 (en-suite)
Aqua Room 
sleeps 2
Bedroom 3 
library room 
Sleeps 2
Bedroom 5 
Little lilac room 
Sleeps 2 
Double/Twin
Bedroom 2
. The Red Room  Sleeps 2-3 with extra single , plus  bed can also become super kingsize .
Lounge
Bedroom 1 (First Floor)
en-suite
Sleeping 2-4 
On extra sofa bed , suitable for 2 children or 1 adul
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Overview
Cottage -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Bournemouth, Dorset, England

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Very good - based on 25 reviews
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W L
Wiltshire
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Overall a relaxing break.”
Reviewed 30 April 2017 for a stay in June 2015
3
people found this review helpful

Location good and lovely pubs in the area, annoying that a few things were not explained before arrival ( ie ) wifi and I did find Lucy quite rude at times, my main problem was the booking in the first place after several messages left and emails finally I had a response.
The house and facilities are good for group bookings.
The owners do need to accept constructive criticism they are not as professional as one should be.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
2 May 2017
I am so sorry but we do not have a record of your stay with us in 2015 ?
I think you may have the wrong house ?
It is now 2017 ?
Please by all means do contact us , we will be only too pleased to help you .
Regards Claire Donovan
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xjokx
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect weekend”
Reviewed 7 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016
1
person found this review helpful

A large group of family all gathered at Houghton Lodge for an early christmas celebration. Everyone instantly felt at home, there was plenty of space for everyone and kids never got bored. The owners had set up a beautiful Christmas Tree and laid the table all ready for our festive feast.
The area was beautiful and many of the group enjoyed some lovely walks. Garden was enclosed to keep children and dogs safe. Plenty of toilets and showers so no one had to wait. Very comfortable, very cosy and we cant wait to return.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
8 Dec 2016
Thank You Jo
For that lovely review .
We are so glad you all had a nice time .
It will be a Pleasure to look after you all again.
Merry Christmas xx
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Joy J
Thurnham
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Mrs”
Reviewed 21 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Fantastic house! Clean, well equipped, warm and cosy. Perfect for a family celebration or group of friends. The owners are lovely and put a great amount of effort into ensuring that guests feel welcome. I would love to return.

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Management Response
22 Nov 2016
Thank You
Joy for taking the time to write your review .
Your Group were a Pleasure to serve .
We would more than Welcome you all back to stay with us x
Lucy and Matt
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Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: The comfort of the place
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
12 Oct 2016
Thank You So much To all of you for being such lovely Guests.
Glad you found the beds comfy.
Look forward to having you all to stay again.
Regards lucy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Miss”
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We have just got home from a wonderful Girlie Break at Houghton Lodge .
We were quite a Demanding party of Girls and Lucy and Matt were absolutely Brilliant and catered to our every need .
Nothing was too much trouble .
The House was spotless , as was the Pool and Hot-Tub .
The Area was Perfect for Pubs and long Walks .
And we had a Wonderful Pamper Day With the lovely Beauty Therapists .
Thank You Lucy and Matt for a Well needed Break .
See you next year xx

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Management Response
12 Oct 2016
Hello Ladies
How lovely of you all x
You were no Trouble at all , it was a Pleasure to look after you .
Look forward to your next visit .
Lucy and Matt
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