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Very good
41 reviews
Spring Cottage - front of house
Front of House from the side
Lounge
Dining Room
Double Bedroom 2
Double Bedroom 1
Double Bedroom 4
Bedroom 5 - Bunk Beds
Double Bedroom 3
Hallway and stairs (before gate was fitted)
Floor Plan
Bathroom
Games room
Conservatory from the back
Bolton's Bench - 5 minutes walk
Baby New Forest Pony
New Forest Ponies
Spacious Lounge
Local Playground
Paulton's Park Theme Park - home to Peppa Pig world
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Cottage -
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Lyndhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, England

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Very good - based on 41 reviews
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Playbock
Oxford, UK
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“NIce place and well appointed but lacking a few essentials”
Reviewed 10 February 2014 for a stay in August 2013

The house is a good size with lots of things for children to make it a great place to stay even in foul weather and I would stay there again but there were a few minor niggles.

Carpeted dining room, with 5 under 5, this was a nightmare to keep clean. No coffee machine/cafetiere/ stove top espresso maker/ anything, you can't market this to tired parents without!

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Reviewed 4 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

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Liked best: the lay out of the house
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JCDUK
Bristol, England
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect for the family”
Reviewed 8 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

The house is ideal for a young family outside of the summer, providing a safe and spacious environment for them to play in and plenty of room for sleep.

The house is comfortable and well placed for Lyndhurst and the forest, with the visitors' centre within 10 minutes walk.

The only down sides in an otherwise great holiday were the general cleanliness on arrival and the proximity to a busy road. Local motorists are not as tolerant of residents pulling up in front of their houses as you would hope.

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Liked best: Spacious and comfortable
Liked least: General cleanliness
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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TheRadioB...
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect for what we needed.”
Reviewed 21 April 2013 for a stay in December 2012
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We live in Dubai but come from the UK. We have family all over so our stay at Spring Cottage was meant as somewhere we could all get together for the New Year before we flew home and it was perfect for that.

Great bedrooms and bathrooms/WC (although the locks weren't working on any, which can be quite awkward with guests - Small issue, though). The bath upstairs is huge and was my refuge from the rest of the family when I needed some peace and quiet!

The cottage is in a brilliant location for access to Lyndhurst via foot. A ten minute stroll gets you onto the High Street, where cafes, restaurants, takeaways and gift shops can be found.

Spring Cottage is also well located for short drives to beautiful countryside and the south coast.

Sadly the situation of the cottage doesn't lend itself to great views and the road outside can get very busy. However, this only tends to be a problem when getting in and out of the driveway. Again, not much of a negative. I slept in the room closest to the road and was never disturbed.

The dining room and living room are spacious enough for plenty of people. It would've been a real bonus to have the wood-burning stove in the living room working, rather than just being there for show. There's nothing nicer than coming home and getting a real fire going. The radiators were a bit hit and miss. The kitchen is quite large which, again, is great if your having people over and need some space.

All in all though, a great place and we would/will definitely book again. We'd love to stay in the Summer.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Liked best: Central location for Lyndhurst
Liked least: Pulling the car onto the busy road off the drive
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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