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I love reading the reviews left by guests, and in particular the hints and tips they give me for places to recommend to future guests.

The guestbook has feedback from previous guests at both Holiday Cottages here at Llainwen.

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77 entries.
Naomi, David & Emily wrote on 13/05/2022 at 8:20 am:
We have really enjoyed our peaceful relaxing stay in Rainbow Cottage. Lots to do within a very short drive. Our favourites were dolphin spotting at New Quay, otter spotting at the Welsh Wildlife Centre at Cardigan and the beach at Penbryn...though the drive down for disabled drop-off was scary. The Cottage is well looked after and beautifully presented. We enjoyed regular use of the hot tub and relaxing in the garden with bird song. Thank you Marie & Bob.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Thank you so much for making time to leave a review. I appreciate the comments to help future guests - and am so glad you had the restful holiday you were hoping for.
Andrew, Christine & Peaches the dog wrote on 10/05/2022 at 10:51 am:
A beautiful cottage, really enjoyed our stay. Lovely welcome pack, everything you need in the cottage, excellent garden. Had a really amazing time. Many thanks.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
It is great to hear you had a good holiday, and that New Quay didn't disappoint after such a long gap. Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review. I really hope we get to welcome you back again.
Michelle, Gary, Jack and Eve wrote on 02/05/2022 at 10:40 am:
We have had a lovely stay. The cottage had everything we needed and the surrounding area beautiful. We enjoyed the hot tub in the lovely garden. The only negative was we couldn't stay in the cottage longer and had to go home.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
I am so glad you enjoyed your last minute break in Rainbow Cottage so much. It was lovely to meet you; and thank you for your lovely review.
Myden family wrote on 19/04/2022 at 9:27 am:
We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ty Ceiniog. The cottage is scrupulously clean, spacious, comfortable and well equipped. Such lovely thoughtful touches such as the welcome pack and doggy accessories, were very much appreciated. We had a great few days exploring and revisiting places we hadn't been to for may years. We especially love Llangrannog - 2 stunning beaches, especially at low tide when you can walk around to the next beach.
Thank you so much!
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Thank you for your lovely comments. It is really good to hear you liked the cottage and enjoyed exploring the area. If you fancy a return visit, you know where to find us!
Paul, Natasha and Zoe wrote on 30/10/2021 at 7:13 pm:
Just returned from a fantastic weekโ€™s stay at Ty Ceiniog. The cottage was very comfortable, well equipped and spotlessly clean throughout. The location of Ty Ceiniog is tranquil and peaceful, tucked away just up the road from New Quay, but within easy reach of other towns and villages along the coast. Bob and Marie were great hosts and were very welcoming. We liked it so much we booked to stay again next year๐Ÿ˜Š
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
It was so lovely to meet you all, and I am really glad you had a good time despite the rain. I really look forward to welcoming you back to Ty Ceiniog next year. In the meantime, we really hope you have a good year - or rather 10 months!
Kim Hugh Dilly & Boots wrote on 06/10/2021 at 8:31 am:
Lovely spacious cottage - best we have stayed in. Loved watching the stars at night thru the velux! Great little garden for the dogs and everything provided for in the cottage. A great welcome pack for us and the dogs. So a v. big thank you Marie and Bob for being so helpful and providing gorgeous accommodation for everyone in a great location.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
It was so lovely to finally welcome you all to Ty Ceiniog. It has certainly been a long time coming. I am so glad you had a relaxing break here and hope it set you up for the rest of your very busy year.
Julian & Jackie wrote on 18/09/2021 at 1:27 pm:
Lovely cottage, dog friendly walks nearby. Your guide was very useful, especially for the restaurants that were recommended, ideal in these times. Never been to the area before but loved it. Would recommend the coastal walk Aberporth - Tresaith. The NT cafe at Penbryn, Plwmp Tart - lovely cakes, coffee and sausage roll! Cellar Inn at Aberaeron and Daffodil Inn also good.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
It is great to have your recommendations to pass on to future guests. I am so pleased the guide was useful. Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you.
Cecil & Deborah wrote on 03/09/2021 at 9:08 am:
Had a peaceful, welcoming stay. Stunning cottage, set in a beautiful location with some gems hidden in most corners of the area. Hot tub was a lovely experience added with the countryside surrounding you as you relaxed. Bob and Marie have been great hosts, with lots of knowledge of the area & places to visit. Would definitely recommend to friends and family! Cottage absolutely spotless; covid taken very serious. See you soon x
Clair, Non & Ray wrote on 28/08/2021 at 11:04 am:
Have had a wonderful holiday. Accommodation superb. Could not have wished for better. Thank you Marie & Bob for a wonderful holiday. Would thoroughly recommend.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
It was lovely to meet you all and we are really pleased you had such a relaxing holiday in sunny Ceredigion. Really look forward to welcoming you again.
Kat, Tom, Seren and Alyssa wrote on 21/08/2021 at 8:22 am:
Heartfelt thank you for all the thought, detail and finishing touches you put into our cottage to make our stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. It really is such a beautiful place with so much on offer - we've not stopped all week, come rain or shine we filled our days. Wales and its stunning coastline has truly charmed us. A special thank you for introducing our girls to the chickens too - a real treat. We've made the most precious memories after a year of restrictions it meant so much.
Simply put "It was wonderful" Seren aged 3.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Many thanks for leaving this wonderful review for Ty Ceiniog and West Wales. I am so glad it was such a special holiday for you all, and hope you choose to spend time in Wales again. It was lovely to meet you and I really hope the guinea pigs enjoyed hearing all about it. ๐Ÿ™‚
Peter, Margo. Thomas, Phillip & Benny wrote on 14/08/2021 at 3:42 pm:
A beautiful cottage, really enjoyed our weeks stay. Thank you Marie & Bob for providing welcome pack. Boys and dog enjoyed the lovely beaches and walking in the green and peaceful countryside. Great sitting out in the enclosed patio garden. We all appreciated having a much needed break in such great surroundings. Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

Stayed in Ty Ceiniog
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
It was certainly lovely to meet you all. It is great to hear you did so much while you were here and that you had a good holiday. Thank you for your lovely comments.
Carrie Clare & Dave wrote on 13/08/2021 at 5:14 pm:
Thanks for the wonderful stay in Rainbow Cottage. We have thoroughly enjoyed using the hot tub and beautiful garden. The local beaches are very nice and early morning dips have been fun. The cottage is well equipped and scrupiously clean. Covid safety has been taken very seriously, which we have appreciated. Bob and Marie are very friendly and helpful hosts. All in all highly recommended.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Thank you for leaving this lovely review all. I am so glad you enjoyed your time here. I was very impressed with your energy first thing - not sure I am awake enough that time of the day!
Steve, Kerry, Owen, Mael & Tilly the dog wrote on 07/08/2021 at 8:00 am:
Had a lovely 2 weeks exploring a part of Wales we know well and revisiting old favourites. The cottage was very comfortable and equipped and uber clean - probably the cleanest we have ever stayed in. Bob and Marie were great hosts and very helpful. If they were not around we would email Marie and she would respond almost straight away. Tilly the dog enjoyed the country walks and we all enjoyed the tranquil and peaceful garden. We would definitely stay here again in the future. It really is a great place and great location.

Ty Ceiniog 24th July - 7th August.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Many thanks for taking the time to leave this fab review. I am really glad you all enjoyed your stay in the area. It was lovely to meet you all and I really hope to see you again in the future.
Angie, Graeme & Abigail wrote on 06/08/2021 at 5:58 am:
Thank you for the wonderful stay. We loved the Welcome Pack - delicious! Thank you for being so helpful. Really enjoyed the Coastal Farm Park and all the beaches. A lovely cottage and location.

Angie, Graeme & Abigail
Rainbow Cottage
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday and exploring Ceredigion. Thank you for the recommendation, and for taking the time to leave a review.
The Parsons wrote on 30/07/2021 at 5:01 pm:
Thank you for such a wonderful stay. The cottage is spotlessy clean and had everything we needed.The array of books, games and DVDs was very thoughtful and our children loved them.We enjoyed a hot tub every night and a number of BBQs in the beautiful little garden too.We love Cardigan Bay, this is our second visit and we will definitely be returning and recommending Rainbow Cottage to our friends.Thank you for the lovely welcome pack too.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Thank you for the lovely review. I am so glad that you had a good holiday exploring the area. I certainly look forward to welcoming you all back in the future.
Gareth, Sara, Sofia, Lui & Ruby wrote on 25/07/2021 at 9:47 am:
Beautifully clean cottage, very comfortable with everything well thought out. Ruby really appreciated the comfy bed, bowl, treats and blankets. We loved having the garden to relax in each morning and eve. Enjoying the coffee and treats in the welcome pack - very thoughtful and appreciated. Lovely surroundings and in a great location for beautiful beaches and New Quay. We really enjoyed wandering around, a drink or two in the Penwig overlooking the sea, some crabbing & a boat trip. Thank you so much for your hospitality & thoughtful touches. We hope to come back soon.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Thank you for leaving your kind review. It is great to hear that you all enjoyed the area so much, and I appreciate the recommendations for things to do for our other guests. It was lovely to meet you and I look forward to being able to welcome you again.
The Woolley Family wrote on 16/07/2021 at 5:37 pm:
Ty Ceiniog - July 2021
Thank you for a lovely stay. Fantastic cottage, lovely hosts, all you could need. Very well equipped. Great communication and nothing too much trouble. Thanks again. Even our little dog was well catered for.
Elliott & Carrington Family wrote on 26/06/2021 at 8:25 am:
Beautiful well equipped cottage - lovely peaceful setting - fantastic dog friendly - everything you need is in the cottage - had a really amazing time and will be back.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
It would be lovely to see you again - so glad you all enjoyed your holiday.
The Thomas Family wrote on 19/06/2021 at 8:00 am:
Thanks for sharing this lovely cottage with us. Had a wonderful stay, Everything to high standard just amazing. Our dogs loved their gifts and all bedding and bowls was appreciated. Thanks for the welcome pack and all the information provided. Looking forward to returning next year some time.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
I am so glad you and the dogs had such a good holiday here. We look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks for your kind comments.
Ruth wrote on 26/09/2020 at 2:51 pm:
This was our second stay at Ty Ceiniog and another wonderful, totally relaxing holiday. Even more precious during this challenging year! The cottage is still absolutely perfect - down to the tiniest details. Our canine babies were well and truly spoiled too. Plush beds, treats, bowls .. what an experience for their first holiday. Bob and Marie are absolutely amazing and the most wonderful people - we hope to see you again!

P.S. Cottage was superbly clean and totally Covid secure. We felt very safe. So sad to be leaving.
Admin Reply by: Marie Spackman
Many thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review - it made my day. I am thrilled you enjoyed your holiday. It was so lovely to see you both again and to meet Paul and Daisy. So thank you for your kind words and we really look forward to seeing you all again.