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“Lovely cosy cottage for a small family ....”
Bell Island Cottage (central red roofed house)
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68 reviews
Bell Island Cottage (central red roofed house)
Bell Island Kitchen
Bell Island bathroom
Bell Island double room
Bell Island twin room
Living Room
Bell Island large shower
view from Bell Island Cottage
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The famous Abbey
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England

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Allison D
Bradford
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely cosy cottage for a small family ....”
Reviewed 1 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

My husband and I and our two small children, 5yrs and 17mths stayed here for two nights in the school holidays.
The cottage was cosy, clean and welcoming. The location of the 3 storey cottage was great, within a short level walk to the old part of Whitby and across the bridge from the newer parts, more restaurants and the west beach.
On our arrival a bottle of wine, milk and welcome biscuits greeted us which was a nice little touch.
The cottage is small and the bathroom is downstairs, not a problem for us but a bit of a hike for little ones when on floors 1 and 2, in the night!
Everything in the cottage is relatively new and clean, but a layer of dust was apparent and the cooker hood light broken and the cooker hood and closest cupboards covered in grease.
There isn't a washing machine in the cottage which again, if with children, could be a hassle to go to a laundrette if staying for more than a couple of days!!
The bed in the double room was very uncomfortable but the twin beds were very comfortable.
The cottage has Sky but the very basic package so only 3 or 4 channels to watch which was very limiting but lots to do out in Whitby so not a major problem. The cottage does not have WIFI either which is a must these days!!!

Parking for the cottage is a chance scenario and if your lucky you will find a space right outside, unrestricted, or a little further along in a pay and display car park..

Overall a lovely cottage with real charm, lovely views and a great location.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Mar 2014
Dear Allison so sorry that our high cleaning standards seem to have slipped on this occasion with regard to the cooker/dust. Also sorry that the double bed was not to your liking. It was a brand new replacement purchased just a few months ago in December 2013 from a local company who make beds for the tourist trade so I will monitor how others find it. We only advertise that we have freeview which I think is about 20 channels. We have to run it through a sky box but don't pay for any packages. We have thought about Wifi but find that most people use their phones for internet access so have decided against installing a phone line in the property. Anway glad that you still enjoyed your stay best wishes Erica and Raj
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Bird Ingham
Reviewed 30 January 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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Management Response
30 Jan 2014
Thanks for the review and letting me know you made a mistake with the dates entry. Can't see where to change it to correct dates so putting it here. This guest stayed 17th Jan 2014 for 3 nights. best wishes Erica
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Cumbre Del Sol. Spain
Reviewed 8 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

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North Tyneside
Reviewed 11 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Vancouver BC
Reviewed 20 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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person found this review helpful

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
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A romantic getaway Luxury-minded travelers
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This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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