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“Cosy welcoming cottage”
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56 reviews
View of apartment and private garden
Peaceful double bedroom
Kitchen
Sitting area over looking the Garth mountain
Garden and patio
Fagin's Ale and Chop House next door!
Sitting area and kitchen
Beautiful view of the Garth Mountain and patio
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Kitchen
Sitting area
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Nearby Castell Coch
Caerphilly Castle 4.5 Miles away
View of the Garth Mountain
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Cardiff, Southern Wales, Wales

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lounia3
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cosy welcoming cottage”
Reviewed 14 October 2011 for a stay in September 2011

The location is really good, and after spending our days outside we were really looking forward to go back to this place that can only be called home.
It is very private, very cosy and clean, with a garden and nice view on the mountain.
The welcome home made biscuits were absolutely delicious, and so was the wine. very nice touches all way through, and the pleasure of being able to cook while away is an absolute plus. .. but there are great restaurants a few steps away. (try the indian one!)
In one word, if you planning to be in the surroundings, this is a much more pleasant way of visiting the area than going to a hotel.

Thanks again for everything.
Julie & Dan

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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Management Response
30 Sep 2011
Thank you so much for visiting Railway Cottage (the orginal name from the 1860s..but not the original decor thankfully!)
We appreciate your kind words and have upgraded the kitchen utensils and hope that you will come and visit us again in the future.
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Lee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2011 for a stay in June 2011

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Rana208
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“A lovely location with even lovelier hosts”
Reviewed 29 August 2011 for a stay in August 2011

It's a perfect location when you travel with your partner - well equipped, nicely furnished and more than enough space for two persons. The owners live next door and they are very nice and helpful people!
You can explore the Garth Mountains and the Taff Trail, enjoy a barbecue in the lovely garden or take one of the busses to Cardiff or Caerphilly.
There's a railway directly behind the cottage, but that didn't spoil our stay at all. I use earplugs at night anyway and my husband slept well without them.
I think, we'll return one day! :-)

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Liked best: the very warm welcome with welsh cakes... :-)
Liked least: that time didn't allow to climb Garth Mountain
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