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What our Guests say about us

We have just spent New Years weekend in Warkworth only booked on 22/12/16- our 4th visit - but sadly couldn't book anywhere with Coquet. We previously stayed at two other cottages this year in Warkworth, unfortunately both properties weren't a patch on our stays in past years with Coquet which always got full marks. We simply couldn't find last minute accomm for just the 2 of us within the Coquet portfolio but no-one's fault just a shame. So just wanted to pass on huge congratulations on your very well deserved award and fingers crossed we can be luckier next time we need to book and try to plan a little ahead as we wont visit unless we can stay with you next time ! Happy New Year and congrats again.

Karen Fitzpatrick, January 2017

After holidaying with Coquet Cottages about 7 times we are always delighted with the cottages. They are all different but all the same in the fact that they are comfortable and clean. Loving staying with them and wouldn't use any other company in Northumberland!

Mrs Barclay, July 2015

An outstanding service. Everything first class from booking and receiving all the information. We will recommend. The cottage was outstanding, went well beyond our expectations. We were 100% impressed with your service and the cottage. A very big 'thank you" for a fabulous holiday.

Mrs Linney, Jun 2015

Yet another wonderful stay in Warkworth, Coquet Cottages are fantastic and we have recommended you to work collegues who have booked with yourselves and they all enjoyed their stays.

June 2015

Thoroughly impressed with the standards offered through Coquet Cottages. This was our second stay through your company and we were confident that the quality would be as it was with our first visit last year. We wouldn't hesitate to book through you again and will pass on our recommendations to friends and family.

April 2015

Thank you for a lovely stay, we will not hesitate to book with you again and other companies should learn from yourselves, it is important with such high class accommodation to not cut corners and this was evident from our experience, this will stand you in good stead to maintain your reputation.

Mrs Macdonald, Apr 2015

The personal touches Coquet Cottages provides add that greater sense of welcome to the cottage.

Mr Clarke, Apr 2015

We really like dealing with a smaller business that offers a more personal touch.

Feb 2015

We know cottages offered by Coquet will be of a high standard and any cottage endorsed by Mrs Ringland will be fine. Talking to Coquet Cottages' personnel is informative and queries about cottages offered are quickly answered. Both of which helps to make the best decision and choice for the customer. The booking process over the phone is very quick and easy and the personal service with Coquet Cottages is outstanding. It doesn't feel as if you are booking with a 'holiday company' ... take that as a big compliment!

February 2015

Coquet Cottages topped off any other self catering experience we've ever had and we mostly always holiday in the same way. The cleanliness was what impressed me at first, well done to the cleaners! The cottage was of the highest standard and catered for our every need, and to top the experience off was to be greeted by a hamper filled with extra items we never thought would have been provided! Lovely!

Lauren Thoburn, January 2015

Coquet Cottages always offer a very friendly, five-star service and we're always confident to recommend to friends and work colleagues. Coquet Cottages beats others hands down!

Vanessa and Andy Carter, January 2015

Great service thanks. It is trouble free and the accommodation was exactly as described. We have used Coquet Cottages a lot and have complete confidence in the service.

Mrs Mackenzie, Dec 2014

Very impressed by service provided by Stephanie and the office team in offering rapid replies. I felt it was excellent service - it couldn't be bettered - and would certainly recommend the company to others.

Felicity Knights, Dec 2014

Much more personalised service and quite frankly your quality of properties far exceeds any others we've tried in the past.

Mr Booth, Dec 2014

I would particularly like to thank Ellspeth for her help and friendly service, she was a delight to book with and answered all my queries. Thank you all for your pleasant and friendly service. Coquet Cottages has a warmth in their approach to enquiries, thank you so much.

Mrs Dicker, Nov 2014

In my experience of over 40 years of booking self-catering properties, the interaction with Coquet Cottages was first class. The information provided on the phone by your staff was very clear and informative. The instructions for the property, directions, etc. were very clear and first class.

November 2014

Everything was very easy to choose and book our holiday. We loved the comprehensive material you provided regarding what to see and do - an the manual in the cottage was excellent. It was our first cottage holiday and it was amazing!

Victoria Jenkins-Leigh, November 2014

We have used other companies but my experience with Coquet has been a complete joy from my first phone call. Could you do anything better? I doubt it!

Trevor Nichols, October 2014

We have booked a number of similar quality houses in the past and I found that Coquet Cottages provided an excellent service and were very helpful in the contact I've had with them. The property was excellent in terms of fittings and furnishings - very comfortable indeed.

Mrs King, Oct 2014

Coquet Cottages always deliver the standard I expect.

Mrs McElhinney, Oct 2014

In my experience of over 40 years of booking self-catering properties, the interaction with Coquet Cottages was first class. The information provided on the phone by your staff was very clear and informative. The instructions for the property, directions, etc. were very clear and first class.

November 2014

I found everyone at Coquet Cottages extremely helpful and they went the extra mile to help us when we had been let down by another cottage company.

Having never had a holiday in Northumbria I decided it was time to try it out. We are not disappointed what a lovely part of the country. What a lovely village and our Cottage was so well appointed. I would certainly return to the area and would certainly book through yourselves. When searching for a cottage I found your site to be very informative and it has a very attractive layout. The properties are of a very high standard. I had two telephone conversations with your office and both were conducted in friendly and professional manner. When our original guests called off due to illness at the last moment you were so kind to arrange for my son/daughter-in-law and twin grandsons to come with us. I look forward to arranging another holiday with yourselves.

Mrs Coutts, Sept 2014

From the moment we contacted your company we found the service to be of a very high standard and extremely professional. Elspeth was extremely personable and charming. We would have no hesitation in booking with your company again. We just love Northumberland.

Sept 2014

We have had many self catering holidays in locations other than Northumberland and have always gone for the 'luxury' option and Coquet Cottages was up there with the best. I did call to enquire about how secure the garden was and it was clear I was talking to someone who knew the property very well, which was very reassuring.

Mrs Staniforth, Sept 2014

I love dealing with Coquet Cottages, they're a very efficient company providing excellent service, we cannot fault them - so much better than any other cottage company we've ever dealt with before.

Mrs Buxton, Sept 2014

We loved everything about our holiday and cottage and thought Coquet Cottages were very efficient indeed.

Anon. June 2014

With all my contact with your firm I have been most impressed by your friendliness and efficiency. I cannot praise your company enough - return phone calls were made promptly, you were available over the bank holiday weekend and you sent stuff in the post for my convenience. You made us feel valued - well done! Nothing seemed too much trouble. Thank you to all the girls we came into contact with over the phone and email and in person - I was impressed by you all!

Mrs Althorpe, June 2014

Booking with Coquet Cottages was our first experience and a very good one. The booking was handled very efficiently and all correspondence was dealt with by return. The property was top quality. We would certainly use Coquet Cottages again.

Mrs Brown, Feb 2015

Great customer service. I had a number of questions all answered quickly. Everyone I dealt with was extremely helpful.

Everything was great! Very impressed! The nicest property we've rented in the UK. Your service is very good 10/10!

Mr Prime, Oct 2014

Very good, timely communication and high quality correspondence.

Mrs Perrin, Oct 2014

Coquet Cottages gives a very personal and friendly service. Never in a rush on the phone and very informative. Everyone seems to know about the individual properties. I had contacted another local company and they couldn't get me off the phone quick enough!

Mrs Falvey, Oct 2014

Coquet Cottages provides an excellent standard of customer care. I have booked with many other companies over the years but your service is by far the best. We love coming to Northumberland and will always book with you.

Aug 2014

The range of 5 Star properties which are dog friendly far exceeds those of any other company we have ever used. The attention to detail is exceptional, from fresh flowers and luxurious toiletries to the doggy welcome pack.

Mrs Douglas, Sept 2014

We really enjoyed our stay and would happily book with you in the future. In addition to the wonderful cottage, the personal touch of leaving a bottle of bubbly and chocolates in the fridge with a 'Happy Birthday' tag on was lovely and is a great reflection on yourselves as a company. Thank you to the owners and a big thank you to Coquet Cottages.

Mark and Liz Roebuck

Coquet Cottages were very helpful with my pre-booking queries on the telephone and by email and it was easy to book online. The cottage was fabulous, in a great location - we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely book with Coquet Cottages again and recommend you.

Mrs MacSweeney

Booking was a pleasure and Coquet Cottages were very helpful, going the extra mile to sort our our holiday. We have booked lots of cottage breaks and Coquet Cottages is by far the best due to the personal service and high spec of properties.

Mr Rodgers

We have found that all the staff at Coquet Cottages, on both occasions we have booked with you, to be polite, kind and considerate. The understanding and sympathy we received last year when we had to cancel our holiday due to my wife being seriously ill, was very touching. As a result of your outstanding service to us, and the lovely properties on your books, we intend to come back to Northumberland, and Coquet Cottages as soon as we can. We have recommended your company as first class, to all our friends. Good luck for the future.

Coquet Cottages is a lovely friendly company who provide cottages with a difference. They make a stay something special by providing a home with top class furnishings etc resulting in a holiday experience second to none and that is why we continue to recommend Coquet Cottages to family and friends.

That was our 16th booking with you and never had a problem everything is always perfect.

As always the quality of the properties sets Coquet Cottages apart.

The experience from initial booking to leaving was stress free.

I must say Coquet Cottages had a few more nice touches and very clean.

The booking is always so easy and the standard of the cottages can be guaranteed.

Everything but the time spent with Julie and Stephanie and the dressing up box made it very special indeed.

Everything on the website is very accurate and easy to follow. This is our third booking in three different cottages and all have been excellent, nothing is too much trouble and there are always little touches which are so welcoming. The welcome pack for us and our dog at each stay always makes me smile.

Having booked with Coquet Cottages before we knew that the location and standards would be first class - we were not disappointed.

This holiday and the booking process have been the best we have experienced out of all the holidays we have booked online. Some holidays have been straight forward with their booking procedure but the actual property has let us down when we arrived. I can safely say that this was clearly not the case with Coquet Cottages and in fact I don't think the pictures do justice to how lovely the actual cottage was.

Good quality self-catering close to super countryside.

Website very informative with great pictures of the properties. Great communication with Coquet Cottages and detailed instructions and days out ideas re. property via email.

You’re like the Mercedes of the holiday lettings firms!

The standard of Coquet Cottages from the website to the accommodation and all the people we have had contact with was of a far higher standard the any before.

Coquet Cottages is better than any other company we have ever used.

So easy to book the cottage and pay online.

This accommodation and equipment/facilities far exceeded previous stays in other places.

Easy to book although leaving it until the last minute limited our choice. (Note to self - book earlier next year!) The cottage was so cute - ideal for the 2 of us and I loved walking out of the door onto the High St. Although we didn't cook a meal we could easily have done so as everything we needed was here but as so many restaurants were nearby we didn't bother. I loved the fact that there were books, DVD's, games, everything you need if you were to stay in. However we went out day and night so unfortunately didn't have time!

Everybody I have dealt with in the company have been very professional, friendly and extremely knowledgeable.

Refreshing that a dog friendly cottage was to a high standard and the extra touches were appreciated - flowers, welcome basket etc.

We would definitely book future accommodation in this part of the world through Coquet Cottages and would encourage friends to do likewise.

Thoroughly professional, friendly and helpful.

I would not consider using any other company when visiting Northumberland. It would be great if you could expand your professional horizons into other locations!!

I cannot recommend this company enough I tell all my friends and family how amazing it is. The cottages are beautiful and very very welcoming.

Great service received over the phone and when using the website.

I love your web site, the information is really helpful and the photographs of the cottages are really clear and colourful.

We had to change our holiday due to my Husband having an accident. I was really happy how it was dealt with and Coquet Cottages was very helpful at a stressful time for us.

Your online process was slicker. I found your website on the cottage availability and details of the local area very helpful.

I will definitely be booking again with you, and I recommended you before we had even gone! I also booked another holiday before we'd left too! I was just so impressed with the booking and the luxury of the cottages and the fact that they take dogs, a lot of other cottages with other companies that take dogs look horrible and why just because you have dogs, we're still clean and tidy and respect peoples property.

We decided we would like to stay an extra couple of days and when we phoned you to arrange it was done quickly and efficiently. Your service throughout has always been excellent!

We have booked cottages a few times & were impressed with the site, very easy to use.

First class and very easy and helpful.

Booking was very easy - looked at website first then phoned and booking took a couple of minutes but then we did know what we wanted having been before.

The booking of our cottage this time felt much more personal but just as easy and efficient.

Booking of the cottage was quick and easy; basically hassle free which was fantastic.

Website very attractive and informative, so it was easy to choose whether to book.

Julie & Stephanie are incredibly welcoming and friendly and can't do enough for you.

We would definitely use Coquet Cottages for our stay in Northumberland next time.

Extremely pleasant and helpful company to deal with.

We had a lovely week and it is refreshing to come across a like-minded company where customer service is concerned. We will certainly have no hesitate in using Coquet Cottages again as well as recommending you to friends.

When dealing with Julie over the phone to arrange the booking it felt as though nothing was too much trouble, this was very much appreciated.

Overall knowing what standard to expect which makes settling in so much easier, especially after a long drive.

It was certainly a more personable experience than other holidays I've booked before.

The ease of booking and the standard of the accommodation made this one of the best holiday experiences we've ever had!

A very good all round package from start to finish.

It was very easy & straight forward to make the booking and the information about the cottage was very comprehensive.

The staff at coquet cottages were friendly and helpful and went that extra mile in every way to provide a fantastic service.

The welcome tray exceeded our expectations.

The cottages on your website all seem to be that bit superior and Cowslip cottage lived up to that. It is probably the best cottage we've stayed in, we had a great holiday and I have already recommended you to friends.

I liked the fact that the lady who I booked the cottage with knew the cottage and the area.

This has been without a doubt the best self-catering holiday we have had.

Booking easy and efficient. Very helpful regarding re-sending of details at last minute!

Booking by phone was ideal for me. All my questions answered. I came off the phone feeling very pleased and excited !

Assured quality and attention to detail. We know the cottages will be well equipped and beautifully presented. Good to know when you go on holiday they you can be confident about the quality of the cottage where you are staying.

Thank you for maintaining your high standard......it really it great to be able to go on holiday and know the accommodation you have booked is going to be so well prepared and presented. Also that the owners of the cottages and Coquet Cottages are so willing to do all they can to ensure you have a quality stay.

Having the personal touch of quick and easy phone and email contact with friendly helpful person is superb.

Our experience with Coquet Cottages has been first class from beginning to end. We first booked a holiday with you last year but due to our dog becoming unwell we were unable to attend. You kindly gave us a discount code if we decided to re-book which we did this year. The customer service has been excellent and very friendly. The quality of the cottage was superb.

Thank you very much for a very enjoyable holiday. Your customer service is exceptional and the cottage was beautiful.

All the little extra touches like the dog welcome basket , the scones & jam set out on the table, plenty of loo rolls (we always forget to bring some) It was all perfect a lovely experience our first impression when we walked into the apartment was, what a fantastic place.

We keep booking with Coquet Cottages because we find it efficient, we are very fond of the locations and everywhere we have booked so far has been comfortable, well equipped and beautiful, providing all that we needed. We particularly like the attention to detail and comfort.

Would definitely recommend Coquet Cottages and would stay again ourselves.

We like the ease of booking, but yet the availability to contact Julie and her team if necessary, and get an immediate reply.

The website could not be easier to navigate or understand with all the information you could possibly need or want even for an old technophobe like me and the booking process is simplicity itself.

The website had so many photos of the property that we felt we knew what to expect.

The friendliness of Coquet Cottages can't be beaten.

An extremely smooth experience without any problems.

Coquet Cottages is far way superior to any another company I have dealt with.

Will definitely use Coquet Cottages and Cowslip Cottage again. And will point all our family and friends who are heading for Northumberland your way.

I booked and paid by internet and phone and both were very easy to use.

The whole experience was exceptional.

Really easy to book and when we asked for extras eg baby cot, steriliser, push chair etc they were provided with no fuss which was brilliant.

Julie definitely gives the personal touch and goes out of her way to help.

Superb administration plus quality of everything in the cottage.

The website was excellent, right down to providing floor plans of the property.

Easy to book and Julie always helpful. e-mail with suggestions of things to do was a good idea.

Coquet cottages never disappoint. A true home from home experience. Our 4th stay and we'll keep on using Coquet Cottages in the future.

A straightforward and superior and friendly service in booking with Coquet.

Coquet Cottages were very obliging and very professional, as I had to postpone the holiday due to the heavy snow in February, nothing was too much trouble, and compared to previous holidays excel in every way.

We have booked many holidays with other companies and found Coquet Cottages very professional but also very friendly. It was a lovely touch that the owner phoned in person the evening of our arrival to check that everything was ok.

Compared with other cottage (and lodge type) holidays booked before, the web site and booking process is probably the best I have experienced. The web site is very impressive, well laid out and presented and also extremely easy to use.

Great website. We've not been to Northumberland before so the information helped us choose where to stay and also some of our activities.

The information, photos and details on your website are very good and booking process easy to follow. We very much appreciate a company providing quality accommodation for dog owners who want to take their dogs away with them.

I liked the personal touch and nothing was too much trouble. The website is very well done and lots of photos made it easy to see the properties internally.

Very impressed with the service I received.

Very clear detail and really good communication.

Coquet cottages are clearly customer focused; going the 'extra mile' to delight rather than just satisfy.

I've already recommended Coquet Cottages to my parents - they are always looking for lovely getaways and somewhere they can take the dog too!

The booking process was straight forward and the information about each cottage on the website is useful in helping to make choices.

I found the booking process fairly similar but availability option was much clearer with Coquet Cottages and I also appreciated the fact that you provided more photographs of the cottages and the interiors to enable us to choose the type of cottage we would prefer.

That was our 16th booking with you and never had a problem everything is always perfect.

The best cottage and the best booking company I've ever experienced. A real five star holiday from start to finish.

Your company is so very friendly and personal. You remembered our details and your telephone manner was very friendly.

Attention to detail is second to none and you understand clearly customer needs.

Your staff were well informed and exceedingly helpful.

On booking I ticked the box which said I was a return customer and as a result a 10% refund was given on the booking - this was a pleasant surprise.

No compromise on this 5 star cottage despite being very dog friendly. Where would we go without coquet cottages? Well done all from start to finish and a big thank you.

The information folder was the best presented we have ever encountered. Everything you could possibly need in one clear package.

We love the standard of accommodation you provide and the fact that you allow us to bring the dog with us, usually dog accommodation isn't up to the standards that your properties are. They are so beautiful you don't really need to go far in the evening as they have all the home comforts.

Quality cottages, well fitted and equipped throughout, great booking, great website, very helpful, fantastic locations.

We are already looking forward to booking our next Coquet Cottage so the 10% discount is a nice surprise!

Very professional service, friendly emails with useful information provided.

Am very impressed with the whole booking experience - especially being able to ring up whilst we were driving to ask for the directions to be resent! I'd printed them off but left them on the table at home! Was most impressed when the instructions arrived within minutes of the request.

Advised and recommended by telephone, very helpful booking staff.

Better than any other company we used before.

As before first class helpful when emailed about queries and gave useful info nearer our visit.

We thought that a lot of effort and consideration had been put into making our stay very special. All in all it was a lovely experience and we would definitely use and recommend Coquet Cottages again.

We always know that we are going to arrive to a quality cottage with excellent facilities. It's great to be able to take the dogs and we love the locations. We like the personal and efficient service offered by Julie.

Excellent, would never use anyone else.

I was a bit disappointed when I booked not to have been able to book one of your other cottages, but I needn't have worried as it was lovely and I can't wait for the chance to book again. Your website is great and brilliantly informative. The office has been a delight to talk to and Julie calling us midweek was a nice touch. If only all cottage companies met your standards. Please please keep it up!

Based on previous experience of Coquet Cottages (and we've stayed at a different one each time) I have complete confidence that everything 'works' and the facilities are top notch.

Professional and far more personal and responsive than other cottage companies.

The quality of the cottage was far superior to others we have stayed in and the attention to detail was just a series of little joys unfolding during our stay.

We have booked other cottage breaks through larger companies but found the professionalism and personal service offered by Coquet Cottages to be far superior and a far more pleasant experience.

Excellent service. The standard of the accommodation was fantastic. Your information online was very good. The descriptions and pictures were spot on.

I found the responses to our queries very prompt and felt confident that our accommodation would be perfect...thank you.

Coquet Cottages holiday experience has been fantastic! Everything was made as easy as possible and the personal touches were welcomed.

The service we received and the quality of the accommodation was so much better than experienced elsewhere.

A first class experience - particularly the easy personal attention and direct access to information.

The speedy response to queries surpassed any other experience of booking a holiday.

No comparison to other cottage companies - would definitely use again!

Coquet Cottages give a much more helpful service than other cottage companies, their staff are so nice to deal with.

One of the best holiday experiences we've ever had.

Great communication - both before the holiday and once there, to receive a call to check how our holiday was going was amazing!

Vastly superior cottage to any other that I've stayed in.

Thank you for your very friendly, helpful and personal service. It was very refreshing after our bad experiences with some other cottage companies.

Very easy to book. It was nice to speak to someone who actually knew the properties and could recommend based on what we wanted for our holiday.

Coquet Cottages are always so helpful and friendly. We used to use another local agency but their customer service put us off using them. We were delighted to have discovered Coquet Cottages and couldn't be happier with them!

The staff at Coquet Cottages made the booking a pleasure and provided all the information with such speed! I often didn't need to ask, it just appeared! Many thanks to all involved, we can't speak highly enough of all concerned.

Booking with Coquet Cottages is a very easy process, friendly and flexible, meeting our needs perfectly.

Your help with our holiday arrangements was first class - we can't wait to return!

All our dealings with Coquet Cottages have far exceeded our expectations.

We would whole-heartedly recommend Coquet Cottages to anyone (already have to anyone that will listen!)

I cannot fault the help and advice provided over the telephone prior to booking. We would definitely use Coquet Cottages again.

Coquet Cottages provide luxury accommodation with the quality of a classy hotel, but the personal touches and attention to detail make the holiday experience extra special.

We loved our cottage and as usual, it was a pleasure to deal with Coquet Cottages.

Faultless 5* service from beginning to end.

Coquet Cottages are so professional, but also personal and friendly. We felt completely at home in the cottage.

Your cottages are exceptional and it's so easy to book.

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