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Megan's Lodge perfect for couples of any your cares melt away!

Overview

Property

Updated: 13-Sep-2016
Cottage on the North Devon/Cornwall border near Bude. - Set In Glorious Countryside On The Cornwall/Devon Border, near The North Cornwall/Devon Coast

All Autumn,Winter and Spring Prices have been Reduced.

Further Reductions may be available, for more Information Please Contact Me Direct, either by email or Phone: 01409255703 / 07791970005

Autumn, Winter and Spring are lovely seasons to spend in the North Devon, North Cornwall Countryside and Costal areas and Megan's Lodge is a lovely warm and cosy all year round cottage with all the comforts of home for your relaxing retreat!

After a leisurely walk along the beach, headland or downs overlooking the Atlantic at Bude, return to a warm home in the autumn, winter or spring, draw the curtains and curl up with a glass of wine, video from the library, TV or a good book, or on those summer evenings for a glass of wine, savouring those smells, while your dinner cooks on the BBQ.

Enjoy Christmas /New Year a special time of the year relaxing with a glass of mulled wine while the Christmas Tree lights twinkle with all your presents beautifully wrapped beneath! Just Perfect!

Waitrose will deliver or if you prefer to choose your own groceries Waitrose is a few minutes away, alternatively Christmas Lunch can be booked at the Rydon Inn Holsworthy, where all the ingredients are locally sourced and freshly cooked. The Christmas menu has an good choice for each course which caters for all at an excellent price or if you prefer to travel further afield, I can suggest a few lovely Restaurants including Michelin rated.

Megan's Lodge is a detached Lodge in the grounds of my home to the right through remotely controlled gates, away from main house (remote zapper will be provided on arrival) Parking for one car. Megan's Lodge is a Non Smoking property that has been set up as a cosy home from home to a very high standard, yet private and with no other neighbours. Much thought has been given into making your holiday as comfortable and carefree as possible, so all you have to do is relax and enjoy all this beautiful coastal area has to offer. Megan's Lodge is a warm, double glazed and centrally heated cottage making it an ideal year round destination. If you arrive late & tired do not worry, basic starter pack is included comprising of tea, coffee, milk, sugar etc. plus a few nice surprises! The open plan living has a very well equipped kitchen and dining area including a cosy relaxing lounge area with a comfortable sofa, facing the fireplace with a remote controlled log effect fire. Remote controlled TV, DVD and C.D. Player with speakers. The cosy but very spacious bedroom is upstairs where a super king sized bed awaits, made up with lovely Egyptian cotton sheets. (can be made in up as two singles on request) The bathroom with standard size bath and shower is downstairs off the hall.

Outside is a private stoned sitting area with table, chairs, umbrella and Weber charcoal BBQ, overlooking fields towards the river where you can relax with a glass on wine on summer evenings.

Megan's Lodge is suitable for couples of all ages looking for the comforts of home and relaxing evenings after a busy day enjoying all this area has to offer. Cot/high chair available on request for babies, but bedding not provided.

A jay-be folding bed with sprung wooden slates and an air flow mattress is also available on request with bedding provided, for child 10+, sharing bedroom with parents, this carries a small charge, for extra bedding and towels etc.

Children under 10 may be considered, but please contact me first.

Payment: BankTransfer, Cheque, Cash on arrival may be considered.

Online Payment accepted,but this incurrs a small booking fee.

CONTACT DETAILS:

Phone: 01409255703

Mobile: 07791970005

Email: info@

Short Stays are NOT Calculated on a Nightly Rate:

3 nights 70%, 4 nights 80%, 5 nights 90%, 6 nights 95% all calculated from the Weekly Rate.

Add on Nights when already staying in Lodge may be at the Daily Rate!

Monthly or Long Stays are Priced differently.

Please Contact Me Direct for more Information.

More Details
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the manager

1. 1st class accommodation and host. Ideal location for visiting Devon and Cornwall.

Jill and John. Suffolk

2. Excellent accommodation, every little detail thought about. Thank you, had a lovely time. Graham,Julie and Lucy. York

3. 5* accommodation, couldn't be faulted. Attention to detail -super. Full credit to our host. We've had a great time. Thank you xx John, Olwyn. Lancashire
Oct 2014
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12 Reviews

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5

Absolutely Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

Megan's Lodge was all that we could ask for to the point that we extended our stay for a few extra days. The location was perfect as were the amenities provided by the owner. We were really impressed with the quality and high standard of cleanliness of the living area and sleeping accommodation as well as the excellent kitchen and bathroom facilities. Parking was secure and we would highly recommend this property to any couple who wished to establish a base in order to explore the delights of Devon and Cornwall. Our host was so helpful and kind and nothing was too much for her to provide. This even stretched to a bottle of wine ready for our arrival together with a marvelous Devon cream tea. We had the opportunity to either eat out at several delightful restaurants in the local area or stay in and prepare meals for ourselves. There was even a washing machine in the property which allowed us to keep up with our laundry. The host had also included dishwasher tablets for the dishwasher and tea and coffee supplies. So we were totally independent however knew that we were able to have the option to go out to visit the area or stay in and watch TV or play music on the CD player if the weather was too bad. What more could you ask for especially as the lovely old market town of Holsworthy even had a Waitrose supermarket as well as shops selling local produce. As for the access to the beautiful counties of Devon and Cornwall it was only a short drive to the Cornish resort at Bude or the wildness of either Dartmoor or Bodmin Moor. If you wished to travel further afield then the cities of Plymouth, Exeter and Truro were within easy striking distance. As a result of our wonderful experience we will certainly be recommending Megan's Lodge to our family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and telling your family and friends about Megan's Lodge. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay to the extent that it persuaded you to to book an extra few days. Home from Home is what Megan's Lodge is all about. A warm and cosy retreat for couples of any age. Cleanliness is paramount to me and not having to think to pack the mundane everyday little things to get your holiday started is also essential. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future as well as any of your family and friends who decide Megan's Lodge may also be their perfect retreat! Kind Regards Ann
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5

Great hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely quiet location ideal for a complete break

Everything you could possibly need is provided including a lovely cream tea

We would love to go back again when we next visit the area

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed your break at Megan's Lodge, including the cream tea. I will be delighted to welcome you back when you next visit North Devon/Cornwall. Kind regards Ann
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5

A truly superb, well equipped holiday home for couples!

  • 5 of 5

Megan's lodge is the perfect holiday home for couples wanting to explore Devon and Cornwall. The property itself is flawless; spotlessly clean, extremely comfortable, cosy and with everything you could possibly need provided. We really appreciated all of the thoughtful little touches Ann provided (including the wine and cream tea we found on our arrival!) The kitchen was better equipped than our own at home, the shower was always hot and powerful and we loved the cosy bedroom with its extremely comfortable 6ft bed and sloped ceilings (although make sure you watch your heads!) We were able to make full use of the charcoal BBQ at the front of the property; all of the necessary utensils were provided. The sheltered seating area is a great place to sit and enjoy a glass of wine after a day exploring the surrounding areas. Ann is a lovely host- she welcomed us on arrival, gave us the keys and talked us through a few essential things about the lodge. Even though the property is on the same grounds as her house, we were then left to enjoy our holiday in private, although we knew we could call on Ann if we needed anything. There's not much to see or do in Holsworthy itself so a car is necessary for getting out and about. Lots of lovely places to visit within an hour's drive. We particularly liked Bude. We would thoroughly recommend having a meal at the Rydon Inn, which is just outside Holsworthy (£6 in a taxi- Parker's Cars)- beautiful setting and lovely food. Despite the poor weather, we had a lovely lovely holiday and we loved stayed in Megan's lodge. If we come to Devon again we will definitely be returning! 5 stars!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Katrina for your lovely review. A Special Hideaway for couples, with all home comforts and maybe more, where you can totally relax and unwind in comfort, is what Megan's Lodge is all about! I am delighted you both enjoyed your stay so much and look forward to welcoming you back, when you are in this area. Kind Regards Ann
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5

Wonderful cottage in South Devon

  • 5 of 5

We've had such a wonderful week in Megan's Lodge, so cosy and comfortable we felt at home right from the beginning. The warm welcome and Devon cream tea were the perfect start for our holiday.

The cottage is very clean and very well maintained. It has everything you could wish for. The kitchen equipment is just unbelievable – Paul Bocuse couldn’t ask for more.

All rooms are beautifully decorated, everything is of high quality (including the very, very comfortable beds).

For our day trips to the coast and Dartmoor Megan’s Lodge was the perfect base. Many great places are within easy reach: Clovelly (we recommend to go early in the morning), Tintagel, Morwenstow, Bude, wonderful beaches, Boscastle, Tavistock, Dartmoor, and many more.

You will find maps covering the region in the cottage.

We enjoyed every minute of our stay and would like to come back. We will recommend Megan’s Lodge to our family and friends. Thank you, Ann, you are far and away the best host, you made our stay really pleasant.

Anja and Claudia from Hamburg, Germany

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to meet you both Anja and Claudia and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay so much at Megan's Lodge and found it, a great base for this beautiful part of the South West of England. You were perfect guests, who I will look forward to welcoming back! Thank you also for your review, as it helps future guests to know what to expect, when making their decision whether to book. Just one point Megan's Lodge is in North Devon! Kind Regards Ann
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Megans Lodge, Holsworthy

  • 5 of 5

The lodge is a small but perfectly formed holiday home in the grounds of the owners property.

It has outside space, where you can sit and there is a barbeque provided and parking for your car

There is an electric entrance gate which provides security and privacy.

The lodge itself is presented to the holidaymaker as a home from home. All of the white goods and hob and oven are top quality and well looked after as indeed is the rest of the lodge. Everything was clean and the bathroom has a fabulous shower, there was always plenty of hot water.

The bedroom is large and has a 6ft bed, which I believe can be converted to separate 3ft single beds. It is comfortable and has top quality line. It also has a TV.

The small town of Holsworthy is pleasant with several nice pubs where food can be enjoyed. There is also a Waitrose supermarket there and a Co-op in the High Street.

The bus service is quite good which runs from opposite the church and goes to Bude, Bideford, Barnstaple and Exeter to name a few, with good connections in Barnstaple to Ilfracombe. Stagecoach offer day rider tickets for £3.90 per adult for a days travel throughout North Devon, which is remarkable value for money.

All in all, a quite delightful property, with good services within walking distance, although there is no path for a mile or so, however, the road is not very busy.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your very comprehensive comments on Megan's Lodge and the local amenities. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and managed to travel so far afield, especially without use of a car. There will always be a warm welcome awaiting you, should you choose this area for a holiday in the future. Kind Regards Ann
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Excellent accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very enjoyable week at Megan's Lodge. Megan's Lodge is an excellent starting point to discover the region. The beautiful cottage has everything you need for a perfect holiday, including very good insulation and heating - we did not miss anything at all. Ann was an excellent host and she made our stay unforgettable. Thanks again, Ann, for making us feel so welcome, comfortable and at ease. We are looking forward to come back one day! Sam & Benedicta

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Samuel and Benedicta, I am delighted Megan's Lodge and myself helped to make your holiday in England a memorable one. My ambition is for all my guests to leave feeling all their needs were catered for in lovely relaxing surroundings and clearly I suceeded in this. So I am happy! I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Ann
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Location

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Megan's Lodge is 8 miles from the golden sands of Bude with it's expansive beach. Widemouth Bay a few miles further along the coast road, both beaches with excellent surfing. The pretty coves of Crackington Haven,Port Isaac, Tintagel, Boscastle, Padstow & Newquay in Cornwall & Clovelly, Bideford & Barnstaple in North Devon are all close by.

A great day out at the Eden Project & Truro are both within an hour.

Bude, Holsworthy & the surrounding villages have a lovely choice of Restaurants.

Travel:

Exeter is the nearest airport approx 1 hour.

Exeter also has a train service direct to London and Bristol. A hire car is necessary to make the most of what is available in this extensive area, although the bus service runs from Holsworthy to Exeter, Bude , Barnstaple and further afield!

Bristol airport under 2 hours.

Bristol also had train service direct to London, Exeter and more. A hire car is necessary, although buses can be used quite successfully I understand!

Newquay Airport is about an hour, with lots of flights, including Ireland.

Distances:

Tamar Lakes with course & trout fishing, sailing, water-sports, trails is close by.

Horse riding at Bude & Holsworthy. Cycle hire is available at Bude.

Megan's Lodge is less than 5 mins from Waitrose, Holsworthy, which will also delivery your groceries ready for your arrival on request.

So Food is all sorted!

Not to be forgotten is the cinema at Pounstock, Bude or further afield at Wadebridge. Theaters at Barnstable, Truro & Plymouth always have a varied programme.

Further Details:

Coastal walks along the North Devon/Cornwall coast are but 15 mins away, where you can enjoy the most spectacular scenery. Walking on Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor with the most beautiful scenery are about 40 mins away.

The Lost gardens of Heligan well worth a visit are under an hour away.

A boat trip from Bideford (approx 15 miles) to spend the day on Lundy Island owned by the National Trust & undisturbed by cars, with a small village, inn, victorian church & 13th-century Marisco Castle. There is a variety of sea birds, wildlife, flora & fauna. Lundy also offers an opportunity for diving and seal watching.

Clovelly (approx 12 miles)a privately owned village where the main street is not accessible by motor vehicle as it's steep cobbled main street descends 400ft to the pier. Sledges are used to move goods around. There are a number of shops, cafe & pub. The South West Coastal Path National Trail runs from the top of the village & is particular spectacular in places.

Country walks across Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor are about 40 mins away.

Most High Street banks are in Holsworthy, Bude & Launceston.

Waitrose in Holsworthy. Morrisons & Sainsbury in Bude. Tesco in Launceston.

Catholic Church in Bude with Saturday evening Mass. Launceston Sunday morning Mass.

Tavistock about 40 mins drive, on the edge of Dartmoor, set on the River Tavy, has a wonderful pannier market and extensive choice of places to eat.The Wharf has a very varied programme including live music, theater & cinema.

Bovey Castle also on the edge of Dartmoor is just over an hour away with it's beautiful golf course,walks, swimming pool, spa and choice of treatments can be followed by a relaxing meal in one of it's two renowned restaurants.

Megan's Lodge is within an hour of so many beautiful days out in the North Cornwall & Devon area. I have mentioned but a few of my favorites.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November 2016
28 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£173
for 2 nights
From
£86
£370
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2016
22 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£356
for 4 nights
From
£89
£460
 
 
January 2017
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£175
for 2 nights
From
£88
£375
 
 
Half Term February 2017
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£184
for 2 nights
From
£92
£395
 
 
Feb/March 2017
17 Feb 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£177
for 2 nights
From
£89
£380
 
 
Easter 2017
14 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£93
£399
 
 
April 2017
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
£385
 
 
May Day Bank Holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£93
£399
 
 
May 2017
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
£385
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£304
for 3 nights
From
£102
£435
 
 
June 2017
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£346
for 3 nights
From
£116
£495
 
 
Early July 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£392
for 3 nights
From
£131
£560
 
 
Summer 2017
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£496
for 4 nights
From
£124
£630
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£216
for 2 nights
From
£108
£462
 
 
October 2017
6 Oct 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£269
for 3 nights
From
£90
£385
 
 
October Half Term
13 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£93
£399
 
 
November 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£269
for 3 nights
From
£90
£385
 
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£399
for 4 nights
From
£100
£499
 
 
New Year 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£399
for 4 nights
From
£100
£499
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bank Tranfer, PayPal, Online Bookingand Cash Considered.
Contact Details:
Phone: 01409 255703
Mobile: 07791970005
Email: info@meganslodge.me

Payment: Online Bank Transfer, Cheque, Online Payment accepted, but this has a booking fee added.
Deposit 25% of holiday cost. Balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Short Stays are Not calculated on a Nightly Rate:
3 nights 70%, 4 nights 80%, 5 nights 90%, 6 nights 95% all calculated from the Weekly Rate.
Extra Nights when already staying in the Lodge may be at Daily Rate.
Monthly or Long Stays are priced differently.
SHORT/LONG STAYS PLEASE CONTACT ME.
DIFFERENT START DAYS PLEASE CONTACT ME.
Changeover Day is Friday/Saturday
Arrival after 3.30pm
Departure by 10.30am
For Children Under 10 years or any further information Please Contact Me.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Heated Towel Rail
  • White suite. Standard size Bath with mixer tap and hand held shower cradle, plus a large fixed shower head central over the bath, wash hand basin with mirrored bathroom cabinet above, toilet, towel rail, radiator on year round. Freshly laundered bath mat & towels provided weekly.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Child Bed, 1 Cot, 6' Super King Bed or 2 x 3' singles on request.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Cosy but very spacious bedroom upstairs. A super king size zip linked bed (or two 3ft twins on request). Bedside Cabinets with three drawers, Lamps, Large Chest with 7 Drawers with Mirror over, Hanging Rail with Wooden Hangers, Chairs, T.V. Hairdryer, Small Safe, Fan. A jay-be folding bed with wooden sprung slates and air flo matress for child, available on request, in bedroom with parents. Small charge for extra bed linen and towels etc Travel cot available on request, but bedding not provided. Central Heating on during Autumn, Winter, Spring and cool Summers. Fan for warm summer nights.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • To Avoid Online Booking Charge, please contact me direct by either email or phone 07791970005/01409255703 Sorry No Pets For children under 10 years, please contact me No Playing area for Children WiFi Small safe Travel cot, high chair, stair gate on request. No charge Jay-be bed with bedding available in bedroom for child, on request. Small charge for extra bedding, towels etc Christmas and New Year stay:A Christmas tree in Lounge giving that magical festive feel, while enjoying a glass of mulled wine and somewhere special to put the presents. Why not let Waitrose deliver your groceries, so no more to think about. Choice of lovely Restaurants, if cooking is not your preferred choice. Perhaps book a Panto at Truro, Barnstaple or Plymouth to complete the festive season. Christy's Cream 100% Egyptian Cotton towels are provided: 1 x bath sheet and hand towel per person. 1 x bath towel and hand towel for child. 1x hand towel bathroom. Outside: A private stoned patio with table and chairs, umbrella and Weber charcoal BBQ, overlooking fields towards the river. A washing Line A wash down area for wet suits and boards and an area where they can be left to drip dry Area where bikes can be left under cover There is parking for one car within grounds Linen and Towels are included. Beach Towels not included, but can be supplied for small charge Two week stay: Cleaned with fresh towels & bedding mid stay Extra linen, towels, beach towels & cleaning on request, small charge. Travel cot bedding not provided

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