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56 reviews
New Forest stream near Brockenhurst
New Forest resident
Lymington town quay.
Lymington River and marshes
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Lymington, New Forest, Hampshire, England

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Leisha S
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful place to stay, friendly and welcoming owners, we will be back!”
Reviewed 5 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Location is great, the owners of the cottage were so friendly and welcoming. We felt very at home, and the breakfast was just amazing every day. Sets you up for a nice long day in the New Forest.

The cottage is super clean, modern, a great size, comes with all the amenities you will need. We really enjoyed our stay, thank you once again and we would re-book in the future.

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Yvonne C
Swindon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect in every way.”
Reviewed 17 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

My husband and I stayed at Albert Cottage for a weekend, everything was great from start to finish. Booking online was so easy with a prompt response from Charlotte, the owner. All the reviews are spot on, the accommodation is ideal, freedom of a self catering apartment but with a delicious cooked breakfast delivered to the table. The cottage is spotlessly clean, lovely power shower with plenty of hot water, comfortable bed with great quality bedding, and peaceful surroundings for a perfect nights sleep. Ideal location for exploring the area, we will definetely return to Albert Cottage, thank you to Charlotte for being so friendly and welcoming, also for the delicious home made cookies.

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Liked best: Everything.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Rob A
Fyfield, null, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Friendly, welcoming and cosy”
Reviewed 16 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Great place to stay. Perfect balance of the benefits of a B&B crossed with the independence and freedom of self catering.
Charlotte is lovely. Attentive and friendly without being at all imposing. She strikes just the right balance of catering for your needs and letting you get on with your stay.
The breakfasts are outstanding. They literally arrived at 0900 on the dot steaming hot. Meaty sausages crispy bacon, sweet tomatoes fresh eggs, rustic bread and local honey. Perfectly cooked.
Charlotte obviously enjoys cooking as the brownies put out on our arrival were chocolate heaven.
The accommodation itself is quirky and cosy. It can get a little cold if the weather drops, but with a blanket and two heaters, quickly becomes cosy. LargeTV and fast internet mean you can watch netflix in the evening if you wanted to.
Bed is ver cosy. Literally didn't want to get out of it to have breakfast, but after a hot shower, glad I did.
Furnishings and fixings high quality and ver clean throughout. Relatively cheap to stay as well.
Overall an enjoyable and relaxed stay.

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Bossydiva
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“You won't find better!!!”
Reviewed 28 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

This was our second stay at Albert Cottage, or simply "the garage" as we affectionately call it. It was just as good as the first time. Freshly baked heart shaped brownies for Valentines weekend were awaiting us when we arrived and the garage was just as we remembered. Cute, cosy and welcoming. The minute we settled on the sofa having a cup of tea and a delicious brownie, we asked ourselves why we had left it a whole year before returning.
The temperature can be easily controlled, the wifi is speedy, the bed is super comfy. We really cannot find fault with Albert Cottage.
The breakfast once again was superb!!! Local produce including honey and the most delicious homemade marmalade and berry conserve.
Charlotte is the perfect hostess. She remembered why we had been in the area for our last visit and I found that very thoughtful and exceptional. The whole family are warm and welcoming and we would like to thank them once again for their hospitality.
In short if you are looking for the perfect combination of privacy, comfort and luxury then look no further. You won't find better!

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stejotazb...
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“perfect hide away”
Reviewed 2 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

bigger than it looks in photo`s and now has king size bed. wonderful hosts too. so relaxing, just perfect.

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Liked best: the quiet suroundings
Liked least: leaving !!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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