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“Great place to stay - very clean and comfortable”
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Review of The Hen House

Lovely views over the surrounding countryside
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Lovely views over the surrounding countryside
Fresh eggs daily (hens willing!)
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Very good
41 reviews
Lovely views over the surrounding countryside
Fresh eggs daily (hens willing!)
Take a peak inside the nesting boxes and help yourself to eggs
Stunning sunsets
Outdoor space with patio and chairs
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 41 reviews
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Beverley...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
“Great place to stay - very clean and comfortable”
Reviewed May 1, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

This was a lovely little cottage, well equipped and comfortable.

The owner welcomed our three dogs and the fresh eggs were a nice touch!

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Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
3 May 2016
Thanks for your lovely review and we hope to see you again some time.
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Ian T
1 review
“Mr”
Reviewed February 21, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

What a wonderful little place to stay. Tucked away in beautiful countryside. Absolutely ideal for trips into the heart of the Lake District. The kids loved looking for the hens each morning. A lovely warm welcome from the owners and would definitely look to stay there again.

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Management Response
29 Feb 2016
Thanks for the great review, we're so glad you all enjoyed your stay and we'd love to welcome you back.
Lesley
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Wiggy0307...
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful Little Lakes Cottage”
Reviewed January 5, 2016 for a stay in December 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Just back from a lovely stay at this lakes hideaway over new year with our little girl. The cottage is very well equipped and has everything needed to enjoy a home from home break way in the lakes. Our little girl loved chasing the chickens, sorry collecting eggs in the morning. Lesley the owners was very helpful prior to arriving with directions and local info and very welcoming on arrival. Would definitely recommend to both couples and small families as a great base to explore the lakes and north Yorkshire dales. Will hopefully return again soon..

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Liked best: Location, decor and value for money
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
16 Jan 2016
I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back
Lesley
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Bex W
2 reviews
“Cosy, relaxing retreat”
Reviewed December 28, 2015 for a stay in December 2015

Lovely cute property with all the basics you need for a couple of nights.
Clean and tidy and lots of helpful information about the local area.
Owners very welcoming, made sure we were comfortable - also a lovely surprise to get a bottle of mulled wine as a little Christmas gift.
Great value for money and would definitely recommend for a couple or small family wanting a quiet country retreat.

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Management Response
4 Jan 2016
Thanks for your review Bex and I'm delighted you would recommend us to others.
Lesley
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247tripad...
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“cosy retreat”
Reviewed September 2, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Enjoyed our stay, well equipt, a bit disappointed that i had to introduce myself to the owners the day after we arrived, otherwise i dont think i would have seen them at all all bank holiday wknd, but dont let this put you off, from what i read in the comment book, other people staying were well looked after. But otherwise very comfortable, four adults and one dog, nice break!

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Liked best: the nice quiet area
Liked least: lack of communication from hosts
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
3 Sep 2015
Hi there - thanks for your review and apologies we didn't get to meet you on your first day, but it was lovely to see you on your second day. I'm glad you enjoyed your break in this beautiful part of the country.

Kind regards
Lesley
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MichelleW...
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
“A lovely house for family to stay”
Reviewed August 11, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had lovely time in the hen's house, children were very excited to see the hens. House is clean and warm and well equipped. Would definitely come back in near future.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
13 Aug 2015
We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay and it would be lovely to welcome you back in the future.

Kind regards
Lesley
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Cecile R
Paris, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A lovely and cosy cottage”
Reviewed July 19, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

The cottage very well situated to explore the beautiful lake district. It is very pretty and comfortable. It was nice to come back there after long walks in the Lake district with the children who loved the place (and the hens). The house is easily warmed up by the radiators if necessary, the shower is nice and hot. The place was also very clean.
The owners are very friendly and welcoming.
Overall we had a lovely time here.

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Travelling group: En famille avec jeune(s) enfant(s)
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
27 Jul 2015
It was a pleasure to meet you and your adorable twins, please let them know we have 12 new chicks! It would be lovely to see you all again if you are ever back in the UK.
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