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The Dovecote
The Dovecote
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Main kingsize bedroom
Main kingsize bedroom
Second bedroom with double and single bed
Second bedroom with double and single bed
Bathroom with bath and overhead shower
View over duck pond
Seating area overlooking duck pond
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Cheltenham, Cotswolds, England

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Derbyshir...
derbyshire
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 13 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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The Dovecote was a beautiful place to stay it has been lovingly converted and has everything you could need for a relaxing time. The pond outside the property was lovely to sit and watch the ducks and Kingfisher that came each afternoon during our stay. The home made cake left for our arrival from Helen was amazing and greatly appreciated by my husband. We couldn't fault anything and would thoroughly recommend to family and friends.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Sep 2014
Thanks for your review. Glad you had a lovely stay and enjoyed your anniversary!
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Aussietra...
Queensland, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Peaceful haven”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The beautiful Dovecote was a peaceful haven in a delightful spot. All the comforts of home and a much needed retreat from England's busy roads and crowded tourist hotspots. Our family of four (two young adult offspring) from country Australia felt very at home and all rated the cottage very highly. Special mention - bird life on the pond and the delicious home baked cake.

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Liked best: Peaceful location
Liked least: Bus stop on very busy carriageway
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 50-64
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14 Sep 2014
Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Natasha B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful cottage, great location”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Dovecote is beautiful, quirky, comfortable, very clean and set in gorgeous countryside. We had a wonderful and relaxing weekend there and will definitely go back.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Jul 2014
Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again! Helen
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SadieKris...
Warrington, England, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Fabulous little find!”
Reviewed 25 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We arrived at the Dovecot and instantly knew we had made a good choice. We had a yummy homemade cake waiting for us, which was such a lovely touch. Set in beautiful grounds, the House looks over a lovely Pond. Lovely relaxing location, clean, warm and cosy cottage. Very comfy beds, all very clean and spacious main bedroom. Lovely log fire with a basket of logs provided. BBQ and outdoor furniture provided..which made meal times great..sitting out, over looking the Pond. We have a three year old and a 5 month old. Our 3 year old really enjoyed her little self..feeding the ducks and exploring her new surroundings. Fenced lake so felt safe. I am fairly fussy when it comes to staying in other peoples Houses, I do like fine things..and this really exceeded my expectations. The only down point for me personally where the Pigeon holes, that are used for decoration in the bedrooms and bathroom. I am not keen on Spiders and there certainly are alot of these..which is what you would expect om the Countryside and by a Pond..however I felt the Pigeom holes over our bed were a little unpleasent as they have lots of spiders living in. I slept with head at the opposite side as could not settle. Maybe i am a softie!! If ur looking for a chilled retreat though then this is ur place!!

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Mike C
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A real treat - didn't want to leave!”
Reviewed 9 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This is a small fascinating house providing comfort for a couple or small family.The marvellous pond is a great attraction for nature lovers like us. This is a great spot from which to explore the Cotswalds.

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