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“First Class Retreat”
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Excellent
107 reviews
Lounge/Dining Room
Lounge/dining room
Lounge
Log burner
Dining Room
Kitchen
Front aspect including off-road parking
1st bedroom
1st bedroom
1st bedroom en-suite
2nd bedroom
2nd bedroom en-suite
Bunk bedroom (3 standard size singles: 6'6)
Bunk bedroom
Family bathroom
Lobby
Patio
Mare and foal near Bentley Cottage
New Forest Ponies
Pig at pannage time, near Balmer Lawn - Brockenhurst beach
Stream near Queen's Meadow
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, England

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Tezza1961
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“First Class Retreat”
Reviewed 5 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This is an idyllic Cottage set in the heart of the New Forest. The property is dressed to an exceptionally high standard, is extremely spacious, has every aspect of that 'home from home' feel and the owners Katrin & Ashley were extremely welcoming and hospitable and even provided some excellent complimentary fare for when we arrived. Katrin & Ashley have really invested oodles in the practicalities and subtleties that make this a great place even down to making it accessible to bring the family dog which we did. Easy clean floors throughout the living areas, with direct access from the front door to the back door where there is a hot and cold mixer shower to hose down the dogs after a tiresome walk in the Forest. The decor is clean and fresh giving a light and airy feel to the cottage. Standards of bedding and linen was first class There is everything to hand from an excellent fully fitted kitchen, beautifully spacious lounge and dining area with wi-fi and well apportioned bedrooms with sumptuous carpets, two of which are on suite. This cottage is excellent by a country mile; one that I would highly recommend.

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Liked best: Every conceivable home comfort and the practical design of the cottage
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

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Liked best: Everything
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Travelling group: Other
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Andy R
Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic stay”
Reviewed 27 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Very well appointed cottage. Ashley and katrin are very welcoming and have very good knowledge of the area which we appreciated as it allowed us to make the most of our stay. We would definitely recommend this accommodation to our family and friends. We enjoyed the brownies, bacon and eggs - they were lovely added touches and the boys enjoyed the toys that were provided and the log burner was lovely and cosy on the colder evenings.

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Sue24
london
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Very comfortable stay”
Reviewed 24 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

I stayed at Bentley Cottage for a week in August with my three young grandchildren.
The weather unfortunately during this time was very poor, as it was at the time across the country, however, it was such a benefit for us to have such comfortable accommodation, also with plenty of space, as we found we spent a lot of time indoors.
Katrin and Ashley were also very welcoming and provided some thoughtful touches with all our needs met to a very high standard. Will definitely return again some day!

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Liked best: The standard and comfort of the property
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Beckyrawl
1 review
“Superb accommodation and excellent hospitality.”
Reviewed 22 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Bentley cottage is beautifully furnished, extremely comfortable and set in a superb location. Katrin was friendly and hospitable and we had a fantastic break.
Amenities easily in walking distance with numerous great days out accessible.
Bentley cottage really did cater for all our needs as two families with young children.x

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