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“CHARMING COTTAGE”
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Sitting room
Master bedroom
Kitchen
Dining room
Study/Bedroom 2
Bathroom with new shower
Very quiet neighbours! One of the gravestones from the wood behind the chapel
The garden outside the dining area
The view from the Chapel
Vegetable garden from the wood
In the wood
The lavender path in May
The Chapel is called the 'City of Refuge'
Towards the orchard
Another front view
A frosty morning in January
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Fulbourn, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

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Colin C
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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“CHARMING COTTAGE”
Reviewed 6 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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We stayed for only 2 nights at The Old Chapel and wished we could have stayed longer.
The cottage has everything you need for a pleasant stay. Large living room with patio doors leading out to the large garden. A small well equipped kitchen. two bedrooms and bathroom.
There are very friendly chickens in the garden who will feed from your hand and interestingly some old headstones from its time as a chapel.
The village of Fulbourn, a 5 minute walk from the cottage, is a quintessential English village with thatched cottages and some lovely local shops. There is a great bus service literally from the cottage gate into Cambridge, which is about 4 miles away. London is only 45 minutes away by train from Cambridge.
We will definitely return in the future for a longer holiday

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Liked best: The unusual cottage and spacious gardens
Liked least: Only staying 2 days
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Feb 2014
Thank you so much. We are glad you enjoyed your time here in Cambridge and in the Old Chapel. Looking forward to seeing you back soon.
Best wishes
Ruth and Denis
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ellsbells...
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful!”
Reviewed 2 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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person found this review helpful

Wonderful place. Very clean. Denis and Ruth very helpful and nothing seemed too much trouble when asking questions. Local pub in the high street was very good and people very friendly. Stayed with 3 girlfriends for a girly weekend but will go back for another break with my husband hopefully very soon.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Andrea C
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place with lots of character.”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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person found this review helpful

Really friendly and helpful from the initial enquiry till the end of our stay, thank you Denis and Ruth. The cottage is in a great location for exploring Cambridge. Its well equipped, warm and had enough space for our family. We would definitely stay again. Thank you.

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Alan_mchu...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Perfect base for a Cambridge weekend.”
Reviewed 5 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Classy owners, historic place, excellent touches, especially for kids (my boys named the chickens Scully and Bob). We'll be back again if our time in the UK permits.

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 1 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: A cosy house, a calm environment, the owners' kindness
Liked least: The bathroom (because of toilets into)
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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  • Was the property as advertised?
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