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“Great place to enjoy a fun weekend for all!”

Review of The Wilderness

The Wilderness near Bath
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The Wilderness near Bath
The Inglenook Lounge
Log Fired Finnish Sauna House
TV Lounge
Dining room seats 18
Family bedroom sleeps 4!
The Kitchen
Double Bedroom
Lounge
Catered dinner parties...
The lovely private rear garden
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Cottage -
8 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18
Bath, Somerset, England

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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228 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Great place to enjoy a fun weekend for all!”
Reviewed November 20, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

We stayed here last weekend with a group of 13 of us - we arrived Friday night and chilled out in the house, and lit a fire and it was so cosy and welcoming. I even received a call on the home phone from Jo to say hello and to make sure everything was ok, which we all thought was lovely. Wifi was also included too. On Saturday some of the group went into Bath and had some girly time, and the others walked to a local pub to watch the rugby. Then in the evening Jo organised a 16 seater taxi to pick us all up and take us into Bath, and then we were also picked up at 2am and taken back to the house where we spent a good time dancing to silly songs until the early hours! We spent 2 hours cleaning on Sunday morning, but it guaranteed our deposit back :) All in all, would definitely recommend to either familes or large groups of friends! Thanks to Jo for a lovely stay!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Horsham West Sussex
Reviewed November 12, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Liked best: So much space!
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 4, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Liked best: Relaxed atmosphere of the house
Liked least: Boiler breaking down on last evening
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 19, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: The garden, perfect for relaxing during the heat wave!
Liked least: A pool would have been fantastic but not the end of the world!
Travelling group: Large Group
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Reviewed June 11, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 17, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: The standard in which the house was kept
Liked least: The location
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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AngusAsh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“Highly Recmmended & Exceeded Expectations”
Reviewed May 10, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

What a great fine. I would highly recommend this accommodation from booking at the outset right the way through to leaving. The whole process exceeded my expectations and I completely echo the previous reviews.

The kitchen is well equipped for our group of 14 and although there were so many people there are many places to go to remain private so that you are not tripping over each other. The property is easy to find and everything was very clean. The cottage is well maintained and it would appear to be recently refurbished. The web site gave an accurate description of what to expect.

I would recommend the local pub in Hawkeridge (Royal Oak) for great food and atmosphere. This is a 10-15 minute walk away through a bridle way.

There is a large private garden and it really does feel private and like being in the wilderness of the back of beyond. I cannot find anything negative to say about this wonderful place and for a large group of 14-16 is ideal both in terms of size of accommodation, facilities and location. I would have absolutely no hesitation in highly recommending this property.

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Liked best: Plenty of space and privacy although sense of all being together.
Liked least: Having to keep laughter to a minimum and noise down at the outside barbeque
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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