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“Enjoyable stay over the Christmas period”
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Fishermans cottage
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Fishermans cottage
The stunning view from the bedroom
Bathroom with shower
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Portishead, Somerset, England

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Very good - based on 73 reviews
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Indianajo...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Enjoyable stay over the Christmas period”
Reviewed 6 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We have just returned from a 9 night stay at the cottage, which was most enjoyable. With family close by it was the ideal location for us, and the cottage itself was very comfortable. The views are lovely, it was very relaxing to open the curtains and see the water and watching the lifeboat station was interesting. The cottage is well equipped and the local shops and restaurants are within a good walking distance. We travelled with our small children who really enjoyed their stay, and a couple of extra special christmas touches from the owners made it very magical for them. We will definitely be returning to the cottage for future stays.

Travelling group: Young Children
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Janice C
1 review
“Very convenient and comfortable”
Reviewed 25 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Ideal for the two of us but equipped for a family. If you plan to arrive after dark I suggest taking a torch - without one it's difficult to open the key box.

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mynonnaEl...
Ely, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Perfect for Us and the Pooch”
Reviewed 2 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Travelling with a small dog, two children and two adults, its not always easy to find the right accommodation that suits everyone's needs. But this was just right for us. Perfectly placed overlooking the entrance to the marina in Portishead, this neat and bright, cottage style small house was a lovely base for our few days away. Simply furnished with good kitchen tools and modern interior. Plenty of hot water, upstairs bathroom and downstairs toilet, seating for 4 although the property allows sleeping for 6!!!
The bedrooms are small, but adequate, with the bunk beds ideal for the small children. The small double bed in the master room was not the most comfortable, a little lumpy and small duvet meant that there was a duvet war through the night.
A more suitable mat for wiping feet would be welcome to keep the floors clean and dry, along with some board games. The binoculars were a nice touch.
The car space is good, although unloading wellies, bags, food, suitcases, coats and bags meant lots of journeys back and forth and lots of locking and unlocking of the car.
A nice pub up the steps in front of the property for good beer and food, but not dog friendly.
This was a nicely placed property, with a nice outlook, good walks around and about and we shall definitely be booking again.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: small lumpy double bed
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Gordon182...
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Once you have stayed you will go back again”
Reviewed 26 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Lovely place to stay .really good location. Quiet .amazing views and lovely walks.
Would love to live there.
Will be staying many more times.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Maggie F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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“fabulous location”
Reviewed 4 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Very clean and well furnished property. Suited my family of 5 very well. A little tricky to find by car the first time, but we soon got used to it. Lots of storage and comfy beds upstairs. Stairs are fairly steep and may be tricky for those with mobility issues - toilet but no shower downstairs. For those who plan to "eat in", the kitchen is very small and the cooking equipment provided is limited. However you are very close to lots of restaurants and cafes. The location of this cottage is it's real benefit. There are beautiful estuary views from the living room and bunk bed room, whatever the weather! You can have a coffee sitting on the bench over the road and watch the ships and boats. Literally a stone's throw from the (stony) beach which the kids loved. Within 5 minutes walk are the marina, pubs, cafe, restaurant, & shop. A little further (but still walkable) are the High Street, nature walk, lake grounds park, outdoor swimming pool, leisure centre with indoor pool and more. A great, safe place for a family break, would recommend and come back again. (Just remember, towels are not included and there is no wi-fi)

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