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“Exceptional cottage created with much care and...”
Autumn Cottage - Luxury Thatched Cottage near Oakham / Uppingham, Rutland and Stamford.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Oakham, Rutland, England

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Tony D
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Exceptional cottage created with much care and effort”
Reviewed 24 October 2016 for a stay in August 2016

A very well preserved and renovated thatched cottage in a small quiet village, ideal for a restful holiday. The interior is like a museum with furniture, pottery and fittings taking us back to our childhood years. The kitchen is fully equipped with all utensils clean and wholesome. Bathroom facilities likewise and of a high quality.Very generous welcome pack which was especially appreciated on arrival during a thunder and lightening storm. Local countryside is
a delight to drive around. A delightful place to stay, hopefully we will return.

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Liked best: Everything about the property was immediately acceptable, an instantaneous feeling of comfort.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
24 Oct 2016
Thank you for your very kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed both the cottage & the local area so much. We too hope that you will indeed manage to return on your next visit to the UK. Best regards, Martin & Julia
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MJ O
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Perfect cottage in a beautiful village”
Reviewed 5 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We book at least one UK self-catering holiday every year and this is probably the best we've had so far. From the outside, it's a beautiful Rutland stone thatched cottage in a lovely peaceful village, overlooking fields. It gets better when you step inside and find the comfy, quality furnishings and homely touches that you wouldn't normally find in a holiday cottage. The bed was super and the linens all top-quality, and everything spotlessly clean. The owner was very friendly and helpful and even provided some delicious home-made cake, courtesy of his wife! Also provided was fresh milk, tea, coffee, biscuits and even toiletries should you need them. Rutland is a lovely area that might not be a place you would immediately think of as a holiday destination but it offers some lovely unspoilt countryside and a wealth of things to see and do: walks, wildlife, historic houses, gardens, lovely market towns and picture-postcard villages.

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Liked best: Everything about it!
Liked least: There was nothing we didn't like, but the stairs are steep and narrow (as you'd expect in an old cottage)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
6 Oct 2016
Many thanks for your kind words & taking the time to post such good reviews. Thanks also for your recommending us to your friend….all referrals are VERY gratefully received!

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Autumn Cottage so much and exploring the relatively undiscovered little gem that is Rutland.

Hopefully we will indeed have the opportunity to welcome you again before too long.

Best regards, Martin & Julia
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“A gem of a cottage in the crown of Rutland”
Reviewed 15 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

A charming cottage in a picturesque area. The owners have gone the extra mile with this cottage which is obviously furnished with great care. There is ample parking on a gravel drive. Having been built in the early 19th century, the doorways and beams are low, which adds to the charm. Just remember to duck if you are tall ! If you are looking for somewhere peaceful and in lovely surroundings ,this is the place for you.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
16 Sep 2016
Many thanks for taking time out to post such a lovely review. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay at Autumn Cottage & exploring the beautiful Rutland area. Hope that we will be able to welcome you back before too long. With very best wishes, Martin & Julia
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mpgbasso
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous Cottage”
Reviewed 8 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

The cottage is very well appointed and the owners have gone the extra mile to make the cottage cosy. Everything you could need in a holiday cottage was there. Very clean and well maintained. With lots of interesting extra things such as old books to peruse.
Preston Village is very quiet and we found lots to do in the surrounding area. Recommend visiting Oakham Castle, Richard III Museum in Leicester, Stamford and Uppingham also very nice.

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Liked best: very clean and comfortable
Liked least: a low doorway, though to be expected for the age of the cottage
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
9 Sep 2016
Delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Autumn Cottage & week exploring the local area. Thank you for the very positive review & we hope that we will be able to welcome you back to one of our cottages before too long. Martin & Julia
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wkuytveld...
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
“Highly recommended”
Reviewed 26 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Holidays in Autumn Cottage is an experience you will not soon forget.
The authentic cottage is romantic, cosy, delightful and complete.
Everything is there and makes the stay very comfortable.
We enjoyed ervery minut we were there.
Rutland is a very beautiful area with lovely villages and vieuws.
The resting silence will make you go home reborn!

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
27 Jun 2016
Thank you for your kind words. Autumn Cottage is certainly very restful & with a wonderful view. We hope to welcome our visitors from The Netherlands again in the future.
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