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Whalesborough Holiday Cottages & Spa

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Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I loved it here and I would 100% go back,in fact I plan to for my next milestone birthday! I felt it was decorated to a high standard,in fact I would go as far as saying it was quite posh! the staff were very friendly too. I was here on a hen do,which I thought was great value,we had use...

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JAMESPROUD, Owner at Whalesborough Holiday Cottages & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ilovefood1977, Thankyou for taking the time to post such a positive review about you Spa Day at the W Club.We work very hard to provide our clients with a friendly ,relaxed atmosphere and being a relatively small spa, we pride ourselves on the personal touch. We have noted your criticisms and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We are so pleased to have discovered Whalesborough. It is such a lovely place to spend a week relaxing in top quality accommodation in a great location that welcomes the family dog. Whalesborough not only ensure us humans are well catered for but our dogs too. The cottage we stayed in was very spacious and had everything you need to...

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was our third trip to Whalesborough, and we continue to love this place, we cannot wait to go back again next year. Everything is just perfect in every way. Whalesborough Cottages are located just off the A39 at Marhamchurch, a couple of miles south of Bude on the beautiful north Cornwall coast. Travelling south on the A39, 1 mile...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to Whalesborough and it certainly lived up to our expectations. There is a reason that it gets so many top reviews - it is a very good complex in an ideal location. We had good weather and loved everything about the house ( calf house ) and the surroundings. All the amenities were first class...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is our 3rd time at this wonderful dog friendly complex . We have stayed at other places that advertise dog friendly - but they were no way near the standard that whalesbrough offer . The immaculate accomodation offers the use of dog crates if you choose to leave your dogs , there are dogs treats and dogs throws and...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I have just arrived home after staying in Nan's House at Whalesborough Farm and I can safely say it is a wonderful place to stay. I holidays with my husband, parents and brother's family, as Nan's House sleeps 10 people and a baby/toddler. The house is spacious, light and airy and has most things you could ever want on holiday!...

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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here during Whit Week with our Children 6 and 4, My Parents and our two Spaniels. WOW! What can I Say. This small holiday resort is amazing. Luxury cottages, Luxury Spa with indoor and outdoor Pools. Childrens playbarn, lovely walks. We were very lucky with the weather it was hot and Sunny all week and because of that...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Wonderful modern clean accommodation and facilities in a beautiful location. Gym and pool area fantastic. Easy reason down the canal into bude for meals and drinks. Don't think about it just book.....you won't be disappointed!

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Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Our annual visit to Whalesborough this time staying in one of the newer cottages Nettlecoombe which is a one story cottage. This was equipped with everything that you need for the week. We particularly liked the new dog wash and dry and made good use of this after a day at the beach. This is a fantastic addition and everything...

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Lincoln
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Just returned from whalesborough this place is amazing we just loved it something for the whole family the kids had plenty to do . set in a beautiful area only a short walk to the beach or take the canal route to Bude. Cottages do in a modern style very comfortable and well thought out. we had the best holiday...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Self Catering Cottages and Spa. 20 houses sleeping from 2 -10 people set in 500 acres on the coast. Walks,Cycling,Surfing and lots of other activities to enjoy. 5 Star Contempory accommodation with enclosed private gardens.Dog Friendly and lots of onsite facilities, Indoor Pool/Spa/Gym. Outdoor Pool, Tennis Courts,Games Barn,Licenced Restaurant ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whalesborough Holiday Cottages & Spa

Address: Whalesborough Farm | Whalesborough Farm, Bude EX23 0JD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Bude
Hotel Class:5 star — Whalesborough Holiday Cottages & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Whalesborough Cottages Hotel Marhamchurch
Whalesborough Holiday Cottages & Spa Bude, UK - Cornwall
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