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37 reviews
Hemphaye Cottage charming 3 story 17th century character cottage
Dining Room in a Lantern Conservatory
Kitchen
Lots of areas in the garden to relax and unwind
Shared garden with owners
Shared gardens with owners
Patio Garden
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Sidmouth, Devon, England

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Seasideda...
Sussex
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Charming cottage, beautifully positioned and furnished”
Reviewed October 1, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We stayed in Hemphaye Cottage early this September and could not have been more pleased. The property is charming - part of a complex of five holiday rentals which make up Littlecourt Cottages. Everything was spotlessly clean, beautifully furnished - a home from home - and the kitchen well equipped for self-catering. The complex is situated right in the heart of Sidmouth but is very quiet and each property has its own patio/garden space and also the use of the lovely communal gardens (which the owners Selwyn & Geoffrey keep looking beautiful). I only wished I had booked the cottage for longer - we had such a lovely stay. I would recommend Littlecourt Cottages to anyone who is looking for high quality accomodation in the lovely town that is Sidmouth.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Glencairn
Reviewed September 5, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: Light and airy dining area, gardens
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Cardiff, Wales
Reviewed July 21, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: Relaxing atmosphere
Liked least: Nothing apart from having to leave!
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Simon T
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Absolutley splendid!”
Reviewed June 14, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The rooms were lovely, the gardens beautiful, very quiet and all beautifully decorated. The owners were really friendly and helpful but never intrusive. The facilities were all in tip-top condition and we had a great stay.

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Liked best: The gardens
Travelling group: Other
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 8, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: The high standard of the property and relaxing atmosphere.
Liked least: Having no w.c on the ground floor!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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hovis11
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Jewel in the crown”
Reviewed February 18, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

Hemphaye is one of a small collection of cottages in the heart of Sidmouth most of which we have stayed in during the last year or so. They are all beautifully furnished, excellently equipped, spotlessly clean, warm and comfortable, but in our opinion Hemphaye is the jewel in the crown. Set in fine gardens, it is quiet and secluded but only a few minutes' walk to the beach, shops, pubs and restaurants....it's a real gem.

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Gloucs
Reviewed January 8, 2013 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: Comfy, warm accomadation.
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
8 Feb 2013
Thanks for your feedback. All old magazines have now been binned and we have placed complimentary toiletries including soap in all the cottages.
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