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18 reviews
Upwey Cottage from the lane
Garden - new terrace
The Terrace
Garden
Garden - looking towards the cottage
Living room
Garden - looking from the cottage
Kitchen with view out over countryside
View from kitchen window
Twin bedroom
View from landing
Double bedroom
Front of cottage
Chesil beach
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Portland Bill
White Horse Weymouth
Weymouth beach
Beach rides for children
Jurassic beaches
New Shower
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Upwey, Weymouth, Dorset, England

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Very good - based on 18 reviews
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MartynB19...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Aladdin's Cave....”
Reviewed 8 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
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Lovely quaint cottage which makes an ideal home from home. We took our two young children (4mths and 3yo) and our eldest loved all the toys and games available - a real Aladdin's Cave for youngsters. For this reason, despite going to Portland Bill and Lulworth Cove, her favourite bit of our weekend away was the "Holiday Cottage". It has every facility you need including wifi, lots of books to read, lovely views to the rear (I spotted a wild deer in the field behind) and a really nice sheltered garden (with more games). Ideal location for driving to the surrounding area and well serviced by supermarkets etc nearby. Also went for a nice walk in the countryside behind the cottage. I would go back.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Omiray
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Small and sweet, a real cosy cottage”
Reviewed 23 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013
2
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We needed a base for 2 days, near the Radipole RSPB reserve in Weymouth. Upwey Cottage was the answer! Compact, comfortable, with good wifi and efficient heating, we were very pleased with our stay. The cottage 'instructions' were clear, and Samantha, the owner, helpful and communicative. The cottage is on a quiet, single track road just off a B road that takes you into the old Weymouth harbours, passing a Marks and Spencer garage. Everything is easy and quick to access by car. There are plenty of restaurants, a working harbour and a busy sea-front in Weymouth, so plenty to do. 2 RSPB reserves are nearby, Lodmore and Radipole Lakes. You can see kingfishers at Radipole - if you are patient!

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Liked best: Old style cottage with modern, efficient conveniences
Liked least: Feather duvet on double bed (I am allergic)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Paul C
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great location!”
Reviewed 16 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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We stayed in Upwey Cottage with our two children (3 and 17 months) in early July and had a wonderful time.

As others have mentioned the location is excellent; really handy for the many local attractions and with all required local amenities only a short drive away.

The wi-fi was a real bonus and the toys and wide range of books were great and kept the kids occupied for hours! The kitchen was also surprisingly well stocked, with everything necessary for a week's holiday. The garden has plenty of space for kids to run around and would have been perfect if attached directly to the cottage.

All in all we found it a very well presented and maintained cottage in an excellent location, with plenty space for a family of four. We would certainly recommend.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: downstairs bathroom (no bath)
Travelling group: Young Children
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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013
2
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Liked best: location, wifi, the kids toys, the feel the cottage had
Liked least: the non attached garden and no bath (but we knew about this before booking!)
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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Louise C
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6 reviews
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“A cosy house just perfect for us”
Reviewed 19 January 2013 for a stay in October 2012
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed in this lovely cottage for a second time last year. Its like a little 'home from home' when we visit the area. Its small, but the layout is perfect and the place has a really relaxing feel about it from the moment you walk in. The shower is powerful and warm, the beds were comfy and we all slept well. The garden is opposite the front door, which would be amazing in warmer weather. Its a short walk to Upwey Station where we caught a train into Weymouth which was great fun. The drive to Upwey was also much easier now the new bypass is open, much less traffic. Took us under 21/2 hours from north London. We would recommend this cottage and can't wait to stay again!

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Liked best: Relaxed feel and very well equipped
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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