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“Christmas weekend gathering with friends”

Review of Elms Farmhouse

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Very good
23 reviews
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Swimming Pool
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Elms Farmhouse - Lounge
Breakfast room / Children's room
Master double bedroom 1
Master bathroom
Family ensuite bedroom
Family ensuite bathroom
Triple bedroom
Green rear double bedroom
Mid rear double bedroom
Downstairs double bedroom 1
Downstairs double bedroom 2
Attic double bedroom
Front twin bedroom
Stairs and Hallway
Elizabethan passage
Games room
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Farmhouse -
8 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18
Wangford, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

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Very good - based on 23 reviews
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AnnaGoAnn...
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Christmas weekend gathering with friends”
Reviewed 9 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

As our group of friends has grown with new partners and children, we needed somewhere spectacular to get together for a Christmas party.

This property suited us perfectly. Room for everyone and all ages (18months upward) and one family labrador dog. The dining room was festive with the large christmas tree and perfect for our big Saturday night meal. Throughout the weekend there was baking being created and decorated in the kitchen and small dining room. Walks in the countryside, visits to Southwold, swimming in the heated pool and pool matches in the games room… as well as substantial chilling out with the fire lit and bottles of wine!

Excellently appointed house with plenty of space to be together or find some quiet time. The kitchen is stocked with everything you need, the pantry a great place to keep dry food and two of everything else (fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster etc etc). Comfiest mattresses and duck down duvets with great linen sheets.

There is a big bedroom downstairs and downstairs loo, so depending on disabilities this property would work.

We will definitely be doing this again next year...

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Liked best: The variety of usable space for our big party
Liked least: The weekend was over :-(
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Katie A
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed 8 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We had a great time away here celebrating my husbands 40 th birthday. We had a wide range of ages and the layout of rooms was perfect for us. The kitchen was great and had everything we could need and the swimming pool was a real hit with the children.
Thanks for a great stay.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Julia S
Sutton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fantastic weekend in this beautiful house!”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We celebrated a 70th birthday with 14 family members. The house was fantastic! A great size for all of us. We were blessed with lovely weather so made great use of the garden and the pool. Would definitely recommend this property.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Laura W
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Amazing House, Beautiful Setting”
Reviewed 17 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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We returned from Elms Farmhouse yesterday and had to write this glowing review this morning. We were a party of 5 families with children 1yr-6yrs. The house is amazing, large rooms, huge garden and of course the swimming pool. The photos really don't do it justice, the house is large enough to forget that you are in a large group and you can always catch a moment of peace somewhere. The children weren't bored once, with swimming, hide and seek and just generally being together in such a safe and exciting setting was a blast for them and i'm sure they'll remember it for a long time. We are already planning a return trip.

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DeliaDiam...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful spot and sorry to leave”
Reviewed 5 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Have just returned from a lovely weekend stay at the Elms Farmhouse. Loved it! So many nooks and crannies to explore...spacious yet warm and cosy with an inviting atmosphere. I managed to completely relax, even though we were in a large group. Our hosts made us feel welcome with extra touches, like the spectacular Christmas tree in the dining room, and the games that we had great fun playing each evening. I want to return in the summer and make the most of the gorgeous grounds and swimming pool.

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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