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“Perfect place for our girlie weekend!”

Review of The Wilderness

The Wilderness near Bath
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The Wilderness near Bath
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The Wilderness near Bath
The Inglenook Lounge
Log Fired Finnish Sauna House
TV Lounge
Dining room seats 18
Family bedroom sleeps 4!
The Kitchen
Double Bedroom
Lounge
Catered dinner parties...
The lovely private rear garden
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Cottage -
8 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18
Bath, Somerset, England

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leannemas...
Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
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“Perfect place for our girlie weekend!”
Reviewed 30 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

19 of us stayed in this house for 2 nights and had the best weekend! The house is huge but at the same time cosy enough. Facilities are lovely, modern and well kept. The host, Jo, is a delight to deal with - excellent communication and a very personable, lovely lady. The garden and sauna are beautiful as well, even in the winter. Would highly recommend this property!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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shirinloc...
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great place for large groups!”
Reviewed 21 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

The Wilderness is really well catered for for large groups of people. not only does it sleep a large number very comfortably, there are also more than enough teapots, glasses, cutlery etc! It was a lovely location, big dining table for us all to sit together, and cozy living room with a fire. We had a great time, and I'll definitely keep this place in mind for any future big gatherings I need to organise!

Travelling group: Friends
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Daniel S
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Mr”
Reviewed 20 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

I booked the wilderness to celebrate my wife's 30th birthday with our family (13 adults and 3 young children) 16 of us fitted in perfectly and enjoyed an autumn weekend. The weather was wet and cold but the large cottage was warm and very comfortable. The log fire in the lounge was very welcome and gave the place a lovely homely feel. Even in the cold weather the log fired sauna was excellent!! really hot and very clean! The kitchen was fully equipped and we catered for 16 easily!

Would definitely return! Thanks very much Jo!

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14Gerald
The Midlands
1 review
“Excellent accommodation for a large group.”
Reviewed 14 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

3 families fourteen in total plus a toddler. Plenty of space both inside and outside. Large fully equipped kitchen with dining room which can easily accommodate all guests. Two sitting rooms and a separate room which can be used as a games room. We were all very comfortable and had a wonderful week.
The house is in a great location with Bath, Salisbury, Longleat all close by with numerous villages and walks to explore.
The owners made us feel very welcome and it is a house we would return to. Excellent house and holiday. Thank you.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Aug 2016
Thank you Gerald for your lovely comments. Delighted you enjoyed your week. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family, and we look forward to welcoming you to The Wilderness again one day
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Amy F
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Don't hesitate just book!!!”
Reviewed 9 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

I spent ages researching a venue that could cater for my sisters hen party and was pretty apprehensive that the 21 of us might feel cramped wherever we booked. I stumbled across the wilderness and am incredibly happy that I took the plunge and booked it. The photo's do not do the place justice. It was spacious, comfortable and extremely well stocked. Sometimes houses that cater for large groups don't supply plates, cutlery, pots/pans etc etc but the wilderness had everything! I was so pleasantly surprise.
And the Sauna was amazing... they had it all prepared to use so all we had to do was light it. All the people at the Hen party loved it and i definitely can not take the credit.
Jo was so easy to talk to and at the end of an email an phone whenever I had questions. It was a great experience... so much so we're considering having a christmas with the whole family there!

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Aug 2016
thanks Amy, So pleased you all had such a good weekend. Sorry I didn't get to meet you on this occasion, hopefully I will next time.....
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