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“Lovely place to stay for a weekend away”
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Your independent accommodation (annex), with main house to the left.
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106 reviews
Your independent accommodation (annex), with main house to the left.
Main living area
Your kitchenette, which is stocked up with your breakfasts. Will be topped up during your stay.
Outside seating area.
private bathroom
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view of Defoe House with independent annex to the left.
Lymington river nearby.
Beautiful walks on your doorstep.
Lymington cobbled street.
Lymington river, where you can catch ferry to Isle of Wight.
Close to Exbury gardens, famous for its spring and autumn colour.
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Lymington, New Forest, Hampshire, England

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08Kates
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely place to stay for a weekend away”
Reviewed 22 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

I booked the annex for a weekend away with 3 friends for my 30th Birthday and it was the perfect location to get into lymmington and surrounding areas.

Vanessa was the perfect host, there if we needed her but not pushy at all! We loved our time in Norley Wood. Seeing all the Ponies and Donkeys wondering around was the icing on the cake!

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Management Response
23 Oct 2016
Lovely to have met you all last weekend and so pleased to hear that you had a good time celebrating your birthday. Best wishes, Vanessa
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Sue M
Bedford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Jewel in the New Forest”
Reviewed 18 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We had 3 days at Defoe, a wonderfully warm welcome from Vanessa. Beautifully clean studio, fresh and neat. Yummy chocolate cake all ready on arrival, swiftly followed by a homemade loaf. Fridge stocked with fresh salmon, homemade jam and marmalade along with cream, milk and fresh juice. We were very spoilt, everything topped up daily. Lots of hot water, bed soft and so comfy. Vanessa and George very helpful with directions. Found lots of cycle tracks. Lovely village complete with 4 very friendly donkeys. Alfie and Gerald the dogs were sweet and playful. Only downside, we didn't book for longer.

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Management Response
19 Sep 2016
Thank you so much for your review and so glad you had a lovely stay with us. You certainly had lovely weather for your cycling trips. Looking forward to seeing you both next year. Vanessa
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Bryan D
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Relaxing in the New Forest ”
Reviewed 1 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We wanted something a little different from the usual places and boy did we find it.
A lovely b & b a couple of miles away from lymington and beaulieu.
It would have been a bit tricky to find if we hadn't been emailed a short video for the last quarter of a mile or so. Superb idea.
We could come and go as we pleased and Vanessa the owner was delightful.
Fantastic for a short break to unwind.

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Management Response
4 Sep 2016
Lovely to have met you both and so pleased that you had a few days to unwind here with us. Vanessa
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Helen H
1 review
“Amazing”
Reviewed 27 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Wonderful location, wonderful hosts, wonderful accommodation, wonderful breakfast. Good local pubs within walking distance.

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Management Response
19 Sep 2016
Thank you and lovely to have met you both. Vanessa
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stefano r
1 review
“Lovely stay”
Reviewed 14 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We had a lovely stay in this sweet bed and breakfast. Vanessa couldn't have been more accommodating in making our stay comfortable, providing us with lots of homemade bread, shortbread, and cakes. We had a wonderful time. Would highly recommend.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Sep 2016
Thank you for your review and so pleased that you had a good stay with us. Vanessa .
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