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Arabia Cottage
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Port Isaac, Cornwall, England

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Robin K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed July 26, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The property is full of character and has been finished to a remarkably high standard, for example Bosch appliances in the kitchen, slate work tops etc. It's located within a short walk of the harbour and therefore pub and restaurants. The rear has several levels and the view from the top level is as shown on the photographs - very special. We've stayed in several 'holiday lets' however this is a real home from home and I would recommend to anyone wishing to stay in the beautiful Port Isaac.

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Liked best: The high standard of finish throughout
Liked least: Nothing not to like
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Rachaelan...
West Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
“A perfect holiday cottage”
Reviewed July 5, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Arabia Cottage was our home for a week and we loved it. The moment we stepped through the door we knew it was going to be good, from the views of the sea from the seat at the front to the harbour view at the back and spotlessly clean in between! It is a quirky cottage, full of character and with the tasteful decor featuring stripy fabrics there's no doubt you're in Cornwall! Being just a few minutes walk from the harbour, my dog enjoyed himself with morning splashes too. Port Isaac is beautiful and friendly, a nice mix of visitors and locals one of whom pointed out when we crossed each other on a hill that "Everywhere you go in Port Isaac is uphill, even going home again!"
Top Tip- for dinner at The Mote pre book the window table upstairs!
Most blissful moment - sitting on the seat out front, cider in hand, looking out to sea and being able to hear Fishermens Friends singing on the platt on Friday evening!

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Liked best: The spotless white bed linen
Liked least: The water gets scaldingly hot
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Michael H
Taunton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Super cottage in a lovely location”
Reviewed May 24, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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The cottage is ideally located only 100 yards from the harbour in Port Isaac. It is very well equipped and felt very homely. The seating area in the upper garden area gives amazing views, the upper room is great also.
Having its own parking spot was an added bonus.

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Liked best: Felt very homely
Liked least: The walk up the hill to the car with our bags at the end of the holiday!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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46SL46
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect location”
Reviewed September 28, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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We had a lovely week in this cottage.

If you know Port Isaac, you will appreciate how ideally this cottage is located, and how valuable the private parking is.

If steps are a challenge, this might not be the place for you, but otherwise there isn't anything I would change about it.

Given the weather was so good we were fully able to enjoy both the cottage and the village and all their assets. The view from the separate upstairs room was delightful.

The contact with the owners beforehand was really helpful, and the very detailed instructions were most welcome.

Highly recommended and we would certainty us again.

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Liked best: Lovely cottage, great location.
Liked least: Pint of milk in the fridge on arrival would have been nice.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Pike1122
Tealby
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed September 8, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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people found this review helpful

Great location, modern comfortable well fitted cottage with wonderful views over Port Isaac-importantly it had the benefit of a dedicated car space. We thoroughly recommend this cottage. Only minor point ,from experience in other cottages (and an 8 hour drive), would be a small welcome tray being provided.

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Liked best: Having breakfast on the terrace above the cottage overlooking the beautiful village of Port Isaac!
Liked least: Nothing!!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Lucy H
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The perfect getaway - a charming cottage in a lovely location”
Reviewed June 23, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Arabia cottage is decorated to a very high standard and it has all the facilities you need to enjoy a really comfortable, hassle-free stay. Little touches like tea towels, dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid were really appreciated and the view from the garden is amazing. We'd have loved a token welcome box of chocs / bottle of wine or little something similar to celebrate the end of a long journey and start of our honeymoon, but that's a minor point.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Benellis5...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“A beautiful place to stay”
Reviewed July 17, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Arabia cottage lived up to all our expectations. Very close to the heart of the village and had good amenities especially the bathroom. The views from the upper garden were great and there was plenty to do close by. The directions to get there were very easy to follow. I would recommend this if you want to stay in Port Isaac.

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Liked best: Location and the cottage
Liked least: No wifi
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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