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“Great little cottage!”
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Review of Dolphin Cottage

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The double bedroom also  has old beams and a view over The Square. The twin bedroom with it's old wooden beams, sloping ceiling and colourful quilts.
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18 reviews
The double bedroom also  has old beams and a view over The Square.
The twin bedroom with it's old wooden beams, sloping ceiling and colourful quilts.
The kitchen is compact, easy to manage, and well equipped.
Don't overdo it!
The garden provides a safe place to play as well as a  nice place to sit and relax .
I'm not staying here, it's jolly cold!
Oh, alright, just a bit longer!
All my own work!
The flowers in Shaldon are always spectacular
Your first glimpse of Shaldon, across the river
If you have a small car you can drive into Crown Square
Shaldon has fascinating narrow streets, making walking a pleasure for everyone.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Shaldon, Devon, England

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Very good - based on 18 reviews
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traceykar...
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great little cottage!”
Reviewed 17 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Shaldon is one of our favourite places to visit and Dolphin cottage is the perfect place to spend a relaxing few days. The cottage has everything you need. We are looking forward to a return visit very soon.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Having to come home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Oct 2016
Thankyou for this lovely review. We hope you will come again very soon.
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kerrierke...
cornwall
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A perfect holiday”
Reviewed 17 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We spent a fabulous week at Dolphin Cottage in August and found everything to be just as we would like for a relaxing family holiday with children. The cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped, and perfectly located within the village. A big thank you to the Beaufoy family!

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Liked best: The old-fashioned traditional sense of the cottage
Liked least: Having to go home
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
17 Sep 2016
Thankyou for taking the trouble to write a review. Shaldon, and the cottage, are ideal for children. Everything they want to do is so close - the beaches, the icecreams and the maze of little streets to explore. We're glad you've booked to come again. It's very encouraging when we get repeat bookings. Best wishes, Helen
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Bayley149
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent Cottage Holiday”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Have just got back from Dolphin Cottage and had a lovely stay. The cottage has everything you need including games, books, beach toys and lots of information on the cottage and area. We were very lucky with the weather and the children were in the sea most of the week. Shaldon is great for a typical English seaside holiday but with easy access to Teignmouth and other areas. We particularly liked the quiet location and the quick boat trip across to Teignmouth. The roads are a bit narrow but we soon got used to them and parking was never a problem. Having a lean-to conservatory was very useful for drying towels, swimwear etc and just dumping stuff after coming back from the beach.

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Liked best: Typical seaside holiday for children.
Liked least: Narrow roads but soon got used to them
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
5 Sep 2016
I'm glad you had such a good time, and hope you will come again. Thankyou for taking the trouble to write this. With best wishes, Helen B.
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

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Liked best: Proximity to everything Sheldon has to offer
Liked least: Took us a while to find the cutlery!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
2 Aug 2016
Wow! I didn't know about the Pokemons! I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Do come again, any time. best wishes, Helen B.
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evan442
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good Time By All”
Reviewed 15 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Shaldon is a lovely place and the cottage was exactly as described, clean and ready for us to stay, lovely owners who made everything easy and would recommend
many thanks again

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
15 Jun 2016
We're so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Come again any time, best wishes, Helen
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