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“Beautiful cottage and wonderful host”
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Doleos in May evening sunshine
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Doleos in May evening sunshine
View from the kitchen door Two luxurious sofas to help you relax while enjoying the view
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77 reviews
Doleos in May evening sunshine
View from the kitchen door
Two luxurious sofas to help you relax while enjoying the view
Have the beds linked for Super-king
OR twin bedded bedroom overlooking garden and meadow
Very well equipped kitchen including fridge, dish-washer, microwave and clothes wash/dry machine
Dine out on Doleos patio and admire the views
View from the meadow gate towards the coast and you can also see the distant Cambrian Mountains
Really comfy sofa-bed in the lounge if needed and pre-booked
Plenty of books and brochures
Private parking directly by Derwen Cottage
View the glorious surrounding countryside from the meadow
distant views of open countryside from the meadow
garden path feature at Derwen Cottage
Patio and garden feature at Derwen cottage in 2012
Ynyslas beach and estuary near Borth, North of Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth beach and prom - lovely long walk to 'kick the bar' - a local tradition
Glorious Cwm Rheidol where the Butterfly house is located
Summer visitors
Spring flowers in the garden
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales

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calon526
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Beautiful cottage and wonderful host”
Reviewed 3 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Fantastic place to stay - easy to travel to and fro to Aberystwyth ( the best cottage I have been to as yet, and this was seconded by other guests we meet who had rented another cottage on the premises) and the view was wonderful. Children fell in love with the rabbits which were outside on the lawn most mornings , and loved the walk up the meadow to see the sun setting. Our host was fantastic , tea , milk and bread provided for arrival , very friendly and yet respectful of our privacy too . Would highly recommend to anyone who visits. Thanks for a great stay.

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Liked best: The cottage was well equipped, clean and nicely furnished
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
5 Jul 2015
THANK YOU. I am absolutely delighted that my lovely, lovely visitors enjoy being in this glorious, tranquil place. Before we bought this smallholding my accountant advised me not to because it was a 'bottomless pit' for spending on. Now the farmhouse is renovated (though not quite finished) and the two little cottages either end are finished (though we continue to improve the landscape) every minute and every penny spent is justified. It would have been a tremendous shame to have left it to decay. Sharing with others, especially such charming and appreciative visitors makes it special. Sheltered in the dip from winter storms yet having such distant scenery is amazing. The closer natural landscape, hedgerows, stream and trees invites wildlife visitors too and makes it truly glorious when the sun shines.
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Nik W
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect, spotless, over and above expectations!!!!”
Reviewed 23 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Wonderful lady and went out of her way to accommodate our needs. Warm welcome with everything you need to relax after a long journey. Modern full family kitchen, home from home. Will certainly return :-) :-)

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Jun 2015
Aaaaw! A massive heartfelt thank you. How utterly lovely my visitors are. Words cannot convey how delighted and appreciated they make me feel. It truly is an immense pleasure running the holiday cottages which allows me to meet such wonderfully thoughtful and considerate people. Life is brilliant! THANK YOU!
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Paul W
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
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“Super little quiet stay”
Reviewed 14 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This quiet cottage is lovely. The rooms are large with good modern furnture and essentials. Thr view out the back stunning edpecially at sunset. Hosts very welcoming and flexible we shall rrturn .

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Management Response
15 Jun 2015
Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and got to see the amazing sunset - it can be spectacular at times! Delighted you wish to return and look forward to welcoming you both back.
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“Mrs”
Reviewed 2 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed here for three nights in May. Marilyn was very welcoming, biscuits, milk bread and other items available on arrival. The cottage had everything needed and was very clean and tidy with excellent views. A very relaxing holiday. We will certainly be returning. Thank you.

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Management Response
3 Jun 2015
Thank you for your lovely review. It's always a huge pleasure to welcome considerate and appreciative visitors to my cottage. I will be delighted to see you return once more, hopefully in sunshine rather than rain, for you to see the glorious setting the cottage is in at its very best.
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Joanna W
1 review
“Wonderful house in a quiet location”
Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed here over bank holiday weekend with our 1 year old son and had a lovely stay. Even though the house is in a quiet location it is close to lots of different areas of interest and nice restaurants, yffarmers pub close by is fantastic for food and child friendly. We would love to stay again in ten future.

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Management Response
28 May 2015
Thank you very much for your lovely review and I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay despite the weather not being very kind. So glad you managed to see some of the wealth of amenities available locally and hopefully you will bring your lovely little son back to visit us again soon.
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