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27 reviews
Snuggle up with our cosy Log Burner!
Kitchen as you enter the front door
Open Plan Living Area
Lounge area.
Upstairs to the bedroom and en suite shower room.
Bedroom
Toilet and Basin
Large walk in Shower
Seating and Loungers in the Orchard.
The Back Garden.
Through the gate to the fields beyond.
The South Downs
The Pub next door.
Cara!
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, England

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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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bendle48
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We'll be back”
Reviewed October 30, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Excellent cottage in a delightful location. Garden to make you want to run home and start on your own (or give up completely). But why name your dog after a potato????

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Liked best: Quality and convenience of the property
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
31 Oct 2015
Glad you enjoyed the Garden. Cara is so named because she came from Wales and cara means friend. She certainly is friendly and enjoys meeting all the guests.
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Elaine R
Faversham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Peaceful and relaxing”
Reviewed October 29, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights with our 2 pugs who were as welcome as we were. There is everything you would need here. A field out the back to walk the dogs in the morning and plenty of lovely walks a short drive away. The cock in pub a stones throw away is a lovely friendly welcoming pub with great food. The pugs were welcome there to and the complementary treats went down well. If you have dogs or not this is a lovely place to stay.

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Liked best: Being away from a busy town.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
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Management Response
30 Oct 2015
Thank you for the review. As dog lovers ourselves, we often stay in self catering accommodation with our dog, so we know how important it is to welcome the furry members of your family as well!
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TenMileBa...
Downham Market, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
227 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“The Great Escape”
Reviewed August 2, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We stayed for a short break of three nights in July at this delightful dog-friendly little cottage. It was well equipped, very clean and comfortable. It is conveniently situated right on the edge of the South Downs and close to the town of Lewes. We received a very warm welcome from the owner along with a plate of freshly-baked scones. A most enjoyable stay.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
3 Aug 2015
Really glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you and your dog again soon.
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P-Nut72
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect Escape”
Reviewed March 18, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

What a lovely place to stay; The friendliest welcome - with scones no less, well appointed and had everything we needed for a restful few days break.

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Liked best: The friendly welcome and log burner
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
18 Mar 2015
Glad you had a good restful time. We always hope The Escape lives up to its name!
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Amellia99
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful & Tranquil”
Reviewed February 17, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Me and my partner enjoyed a wonderful stay in the escape over valentines weekend. Joy and John were second to none as hosts, making sure we had everything we needed for the perfect stay, paying attention to all the little details such as lightly the fire for us on arrival and providing us with tea/coffee and scones. The facilities and setting is perfect for a peaceful and relaxing getaway, we have already started planning our trip!

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Liked best: The wood burner
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
17 Feb 2015
We were pleased to welcome these Guests back for a second visit, this time in our bigger property, The Escape. We think its great for a Romantic Break, so it's good to have it confirmed.
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Catherine...
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A quaint country cottage hideaway just outside Brighton!”
Reviewed December 28, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

A beautiful cosy cottage with all necessary amenities only a few miles outside Brighton.
You truest have the best of both worlds with this property.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
29 Dec 2014
Glad you all enjoyed your Holiday at The Escape.
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Stig_Burt...
Thrapston, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Absolute Perfection!”
Reviewed June 22, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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person found this review helpful

We have just returned home from the most beautiful cottage. If we could pick it up and take it with us to wherever we holiday then we would. The situation is lovely in John and Joy's lovely garden overlooking fields, not to mention The Cock Inn next door with consistently fanastic and reasonable food (no noise from here by the way). The staff are friendly and attentive and even remembered our names after the first visit. The cottage itself is beautifully decorated and cleverly designed to make most use of the space. The greens and creams and browns bring the garden into the cottage along with the lovely vase of flowers which awaited us, and the gorgeous cream tea prepared by John. We received a warm welcome from John and Joy, and of course their delightful dog Cara who made a point of staying while we unpacked, just in case we had any questions! The bed was so comfortable we didn't want to get out of it but the sun shone and we simply had to get up for breakfast in the garden. The walk in shower even provided views through the roof window across the fields and the setting sun. In our view it simply can't be improved upon. It is absolutely perfect for couples (although that option isn't available to tick in the choices below). A truly wonderful place and a credit to John and Joy in what they have achieved.

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 Jun 2014
Thank you so much for the great review. Cara takes her role as head of customer services, very seriously...especially when she gets sweeties!!
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