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41 reviews
Cosy lounge area with electric flame effect wood burner (electricity is included in the rental)
A welcome tray includes local apple juice and biscuits as well as teas coffees and a pint of milk
Parking and path as seen from the front door of Little Owl
Sculpture Trail from Beecehnhurst Lodge
November is a great time to see the autumn colours: here St Anthony's well down in the valley
Wild boar can be found all over he forest including in our local woods.
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

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dolcexo
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Such a lovely stay in Little Owl”
Reviewed 28 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here. Little Owl has everything we could have needed and more! It is extremely cosy and very well kept. The owners are very thoughtful and considerate and we definitely recommend staying here. There is plenty of information available inside regarding local walks and places of interest which we found very useful. The kitchen is fully equipped and the TV and Wifi are brilliant too. It is in a good location to explore the nearby towns and not far from the centre of the Forest.

The Forest of Dean is absolutely beautiful and we made the most of the walking trails on the days with better weather. We also did some of the more local walks listed in the folder around Mitcheldean and Littledean, which were lovely.

We want to return at some point in the future and won't be looking for anywhere else to stay as we really didn't want to leave - Little Owl see you again soon.

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Liked best: Clean, Cosy, thoughtful touches
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
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Management Response
30 Mar 2016
Thank you for your brilliant review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay in Little Owl. You certainly seem to have made the most of all the walks locally and in the Forest centre. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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Mrs Idres...
Kent, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Totally recommend this property”
Reviewed 3 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Property was clean, comfortable and supplied with all you needed.
The owners were welcoming and very helpful regarding the area
Well equipped for dogs with towels,bags Tec supplied.
We had a great week.

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Liked best: .made to feel welcome with the dog
Liked least: No complaints
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Nov 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to review Little Owl. We're very glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
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britain
Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

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Liked best: The cottage itself and the surroundings.
Liked least: The pot holed lane leading to the cottage.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
1 Oct 2015
It's great that you had such a good time at Little Owl and thank you for your kind comments about the studio. We were envious when we read in our visitors' book that you had seen the red moon! It is great for looking at the stars and planets as is is properly dark here at nightime. We're glad you want to return another time, and we look forward to welcoming you back.
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Sean L
2 reviews
“Lovely little studio lodge in the heart of the forest”
Reviewed 12 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Had a fantastic weeks holiday here, very welcoming with loads of information available about where to go, eat etc. Our two dogs also had a great time in the forest, Quite convenient to attractions, walks for dogs literally minutes away and accessible on foot. Will definitely be back again. Very clean and well equipped for both us and the dogs. Were lucky enough to spot deer, wild boar and a slow-worm in the forests!

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Secure garden not attached to property
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
14 Sep 2015
Thank you for your lovely review, we really appreciate it. We're so glad that you had a great time and that you were lucky enough to spot both boar and deer!
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Les P
Gt. Yarmouth
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely little retreat”
Reviewed 5 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We stayed here for a weekend break a year earlier, and it just wasn't long enough. This time we stayed a full week. The studio is perfectly adequate for a couple, it was clean, tidy and well equipped. It is quite easy to find, if you follow the owners directions. It is quite a long way from (or at least it seems so) public roads which means you are in quite a quiet location. On the down side this access road is the only vehicular way in and out. That said it isnt far from the forest of dean at all and we find it a very convenient base for the area, not far from Gloucester in one direction and the forest in the other.
The owners a very friendly and left a very welcome "welcome" pack.
Highly recommend this if you are looking for a quiet relaxing location to chill out.

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Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
6 Aug 2015
Thank you for taking the time to review Little Owl. We are glad you had another great stay in The Forest!
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