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42 reviews
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Main beach 3 minutes walk from chalet
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Yacht stranded May 2013 airlifted from sand.  Photo shows beach in front of Chalet
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Chalet -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Plymouth, Devon, England

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David H
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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A wonderful chalet with stunning views. We enjoyed a lovely break in a very well equipped property with a personal touch. We would definitely recommend to others.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Aug 2015
Many thanks for your review - we hope that you will stay again sometime
Kind Regards
Terry
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Mick A
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect.......”
Reviewed 2 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Our second stay at Driftwood and can honestly say it's still one of the best self-catering chalets that we've stayed in. The property is fantastic, with stunning 180 degree views across Plymouth Sound. Location is unbeatable, with access to the sea and coastal walks literally outside the door. Mornings and evenings are so peaceful, it has to be experienced to fully appreciate it. There is a small shop and good cafe a few yards away and supermarket a short drive. If you are looking for a perfect break to get away from it all, look no further

The chalet is very well presented and superbly equipped and the owners really go the extra mile to ensure everything is as it should be. Customer service at its very best - thanks again, Terry!

No problems recommending this small piece of paradise and will be back for sure.

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Liked best: The views and the peace.
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
3 Aug 2015
Many thanks for your second review of our property. It is most satisfying to us to have a guest return and give us another great review it really is appreciated.
We would be very pleased to have you stay with us again.
Kind Regards
Terry
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decsandra
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
Reviewed 17 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Excellent self catering accommodation, one of the best stayed in, immaculately clean and very well equipt to a high standard. Large picture window looking out over harbour was better than watching the TV. Spent some time looking up the big ships on the Navy website as we spotted them in and out through the binoculars. Coastal footpath runs in front of chalet, we walked both ways - towards Plymouth there's a water taxi at Mountbatten Point into Plymouth (Barbican area) £1.50 each way with free parking there too so saves driving into city. Walking other way towards Wembury - some stunning beaches if you time it right with tide out, rock pools etc. Cafe on site was excellent too, literally few yards from chalet shame wasn't open later in day but guess little out of season so shut mid afternoon but had cooked breakfast there after vacated chalet 10am on last day and lovely plus their homemade fish pie one other day again superb. Would definitely go back to No.7 Driftwood. Only drawback for some people could be there are a few steps up to chalet, but well worth it, someone else commented on no washing machine - who wants to do washing on holiday anyway - definitely not me!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
17 Jun 2015
Many thanks for the great review your observations will be very useful for other visitors. In addition to the water taxi (which is quite a long walk from the chalet) there is a regular bus (approx every hour) to Plymouth which can be caught a few hundred metres from the chalet.
We would be very pleased to see you another time.
Kind Regards
Terry
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Chesstifi
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful / Peace,Great place to be”
Reviewed 25 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Have had a really great time in chalet. Every comfort including comfortable bed.How wonderful to see that view first thing. Even when it rains its all you need. Only have one lack and thats no washing machine;and could live in cooker almost afraid to touch it ;so posh. But in all love love loved it ,as did son when he came to visit .Would buy one if had money,

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Liked best: views / comfort
Liked least: workman looking in window every time he went past
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
26 May 2015
Thank you very much for the great review - we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Driftwood.
Kind Regards
Terry
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Tony I
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect place for two”
Reviewed 20 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This chalet has been totally modernised which makes it most comfortable. Beautiful dsea views. SW facing to sea so great for sunny evening sea watchging. Great walks in both directions from the property. Once evening draws in its both warm and cosy with a comfy bed

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Liked best: Where it is situated is its best feature
Liked least: No dishwasher but did not need one anyway
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
20 May 2015
Thank you for the review I'm glad you found comfortable and to your liking. There is something for everyone even sea swimming if you're brave at this time of year!!
Plymouth is only a short drive away for shopping, nightlife etc
Hope to see you again soon
Kind Regards
Terry
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