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“A fabulous cottage and a great location.”
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Review of Westdene

The house from the huge, south-facing, back garden
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The house from the huge, south-facing, back garden
Updated front double with handy single The beach - great for long walks
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Very good
11 reviews
The house from the huge, south-facing, back garden
Updated front double with handy single
The beach - great for long walks
Lounge/diner lots of space for all
Front of house - loads of parking space
The cosy front room, with space for all, from the other end
Bit of Laura Ashley
Double with single
The boating lake - over the road
Sunny bathroom
Our street
New oak furniture
Golf course - up the road
Newly decorated downstairs garden-facing double
Our kids used to love running up and down this hallway
New oak furniture
Our street
Real fires - logs and coal provided
Large Lounge/diner, with dvd & book library and board games for all
Tennis over the road
Sunny kitchen
The garden - great for a bit of football or cricket
Brand new high chair for the little one (travel cot also purchased)
Sea fishing for beginners or the experts
Kitchen with all mod cons
Massive sky
The patio area with loungers, garden furniture and tables and chairs for outdoor dining
The sea
The boating lake - over the road
Christmas by the sea
Views
The busy beach
Golf course - up the road
First tee on stunning Thorpeness golf course
Unique House in the Clouds and Windmill
Winter tennis
It's never busy and the sun always seems to shine
Secret treasures to be found on beachside walks
Views from the nearby beach (about 500 yards away)
Beautiful beachside walks
Sunset on the Meare
The huge garden's waiting for you
Views round every corner
Gorgeous walks, big skies
Bluebell walks
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Thorpeness, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

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Very good - based on 11 reviews
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idrljthom...
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A fabulous cottage and a great location.”
Reviewed January 22, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

This is a great family friendly cottage, suitable for all ages. The cottage is very well equipped with a large garden. The beach is just a stroll away. The village has plenty of walks and a welcoming pub serving great food.
We spent a lovely weekend and will definitely visit again.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 Jan 2018
Thanks for your lovely review Debbie. Hope we do see you again! Cheers. Julie
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578tracy
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful location, lovely house. Fabulous spot for a weekend away”
Reviewed January 22, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Great house in a fabulous location. Such a stunning village with its own special history and architecture. Short walk to pub with great restaurant, shops, tennis courts and seaside. Loads to see in nearby vicinity. House roomy, comfortable and well furnished with all those kitchen essentials. Will definitely be back.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
24 Jan 2018
Sounds like you made the most of lots of what Thorpeness has to offer. Glad you’ll be back and thanks for your fabulous review
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Jules_Gil...
Sunbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Just Amazing”
Reviewed April 10, 2017 for a stay in March 2016

A great home from home stay in a fabulous location. Great local amenities and superb places to visit but it's also best returning to Westdene.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Apr 2017
Thanks for your great review. Hope you'll be back soon :))
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Mandy R
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lovely location and loads of space”
Reviewed April 10, 2017 for a stay in March 2016

We had a great weekend in Thorpeness. The house is really well equipped; a real home from home. Loads of space inside and out. Badminton table and lots of board games at the property were fun.The local pub (the Dolphin) is very near with excellent food and a big garden. The beach is minutes away. The walk into Aldeburgh is great and we enjoyed the good selection of shops and had the delicious fish and chips on the beach.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Apr 2017
Wow. Glad you had suc a fabulous time. :))
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lizsoulsb...
Essex, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“home from home”
Reviewed April 6, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

We have visited this house 5 times and everytime we arrive we relax instantly. It's well equipped and in a great location. Can't recommend it highly enough

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Management Response
7 Apr 2017
Thanks Liz. Hope to have you back in the house soon :)
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

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Management Response
28 Nov 2016
Glad you enjoyed it Jeff. Hope you'll come back. Cheers. Julie
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Gary A
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Lovely Weekend Stay”
Reviewed March 1, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Together with a group of friends, we stayed at West Dene for a weekend break.

We were not disappointed with this pleasant and spacious house. Just around the corner from the one pub in the village (the Dolphin).

Staying in the village of Thorpeness was an enjoyable experience with all the nice-looking and very different designs of the various properties.

Would definitely consider West Dene when going back to Thorpeness.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
2 Mar 2016
Thanks so much for your kind words - glad you loved it :)
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