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“A comfortable cottage in a beautiful village.”
Old Post Office
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Old Post Office
Sitting Room
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Bedroom - zip & link bed can be double or 2 singles.
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Single Bedroom
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Old Post Office showing games room
Games Room
The village of Symondsbury
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Bridport, Dorset, England

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Natalie H
Lancing, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“A comfortable cottage in a beautiful village.”
Reviewed 9 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

A very comfortable and spacious cottage. Facilities are good ie games room, barbecue etc. the village is beautiful with a lovely pub that serves excellent food. There is plenty to do and see in the area including Charmouth and Lyme Regis beaches which are excellent for fossiling.

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Liked best: Beds were very comfortable and spacious
Liked least: The gardener arrived to cut the grass at the same time as us so I spent the whole week cleaning up grass from the property.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bhoulsron
2 reviews
“A reminder of what England was and is”
Reviewed 17 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The Old Post Office is secluded. However so close to the coast just a few minutes drive. It is quiet and peaceful with a wonderful standard of accommodation. There are many intriguing historical and other countryside delights which are so close and amazing if you know where to look in the surrounding area. These continue to surprise and go back centuries !

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aGs1308
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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“A little bit of luxury in glorious surroundings”
Reviewed 4 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

This is the second time I have stayed at The Old Post Office, and it was as special the second time as the first. The cottage is quaint but spacious, practical yet cosy and above all else has a real luxurious feel to it. It is set in a good size garden, with ample parking on the drive way for all and wood burner in the dining room and the open fire in the lounge almost make it too cosy to leave on an Autumn / WInter day. The bedding, towels and bath robes are all supplied and are of wonderful quality as is the welcome hamper of the main food necessities to get your stay off to the right start. The town of Bridport is 5 minutes drive away and has everything you would need; the beaches are also 5 mins drive away, and whilst being pebbly they are uncrowded and peaceful. The booking of the cottage and all the administration is seamless too. So all in all, I love this place - so much so, I'm looking at booking my third stay very soon!

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Liked best: Perfect location
Liked least: The weather!!
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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Deb P P
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect intimate family holiday.”
Reviewed 18 February 2013 for a stay in February 2013

The cottage was meticulously clean and well presented, and generosity of "welcome food", firewood, bath robes, cleaning products etc, all so much appreciated. It really did feel like you were putting our pleasure and satisfaction at the forefront of your business. My middle son (12) said: "that was probably one of the best family holidays ever!" and we did have pretty awful weather! So a huge thankyou to all at the estate. Your cleaners are first-class, and Ruth a lovely, courteous and efficient go-between.

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Liked best: Clean, warm, cosy, welcoming, and we all slept so well!
Liked least: The only thing I can come up with was that there wasnt a tea cosy for the teapot!
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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L0uiseuk
Marlow, United Kingdom
1 review
“Dorset at it's very best”
Reviewed 4 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

The Old Post Office is a lovely place to stay - warm, cosy and well appointed- perfect for our family .. two standard poodles - Rusty and Casper .

We had a fantastic time- Wendy and Ruth are so kind making sure that you have a really lovely holiday.

We did - I have reservations about writing such a glowing report .... it gets more difficult to book ;)

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Liked best: Cosy log fire and that feeling of getting away from it all - the quietness and no planes overhead
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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