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Wey Cottage

(Ref. 998260)

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Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Reviews

  • "A beautifully kept property."

    We enjoyed our stay .

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Nov 2023

  • "This is our 4th visit and we absolutely love the property!"

    It's very clean, equipped with everything you need and in a perfect position. (Though not really suited for people with mobility problems). Due to the storm thart hit while we were there, we had to report a repair. The maintenance man attended within a couple of hours and this did not affect our holiday. Will definitely return next year!

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Oct 2023

  • "Stayed here for a week, pots and pans were disgusting, very old and used and not acceptable to use for cooking."

    The skirting boards in bedrooms were thick with dust and carpets did not look hoovered. Toilet seat upstairs in en-suite room was loose and hanging off, pillows poor quality, the shower unit downstairs was disgusting, mould build up and rust at bottom of the glass door, garden untidy and in need of a good sweep.

    Thank you for taking the time to submit the feedback, but we were sorry to hear that so many issues. do bear in mind that Dream Cottages are near the property and will always attend when told of a problem.We hope to welcome you back to Wey Cottage for another stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mags2.2Sep 2023

  • "The house was lovely could have done with curtain in upstairs bathroom for little privacy."

    The only draw back which was a huge one for me was parking and the situation of the house for me being severely disabled with walking disability after a day out coming back and having to find parking was a huge problem which did cause a certain amount of stress. Otherwise it was a good holiday.

    Reviewed by Jennifer3.8Sep 2023

  • "Lovely place to stay, comfortable, spacious, clean, good facilities."

    Really nicely positioned near to the harbour and town. Finding a parking space was the only real challenge. Would consider staying again, depending on price, which seems to be high everywhere in the UK it seems

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely perfect apart from the single beds a little bit small in width and the mattress was very firm for me."

    Apart from that everything else was top notch.

    Reviewed by Keith3.8Aug 2023

  • "Over the years the property has had improvements, this was the best year so far for overall condition and cleanliness."

    It was a nice surprise to also receive a welcome pack. As a family we love staying at Wey Cottage and have made friends with some of our local neighbours in Franchise Street. It's very close to the harbour and there is a pub, Chaplehay Tavern at the top of the road and a local convience store just a bit further up the road.

    Reviewed by Peter4.4Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and close to harbour, beach etc."

    It is steep to the cottage so anyone having difficulty walking should be aware. As you will be aware there is no parking so have to find somewhere park the car is an issue.

    Reviewed by Dave4.4May 2023

  • "V nice house, comfortable, warm."

    Upstairs bathroom arrangement was a bit challenging. Parking was DIRE, v narrow streets and no allocated space meant we were often a few streets away which wasn’t ideal. Good location, easy walk to town and the beach.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely property situated in a great position near to the harbour."

    Can't wait to return later in the year!

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable accommodation ideally situated for us although in hilly area."

    Can't wait to visit again

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely stay and great location could not fault that at all."

    So near to all the shops, harbour and beach. Lots of lovely places to eat and drink. Felt like the house is a bit tired in some places. Tile grout in bathroom stained blinds were dirty and general decoration needs attention as a lot of marks and scuffs and felt the carpet could do with a clean. This is not a negative as we had an amazing stay just the little areas where there could be improvement

    Reviewed by Suzanne3.8Sep 2022

  • "Surprisingly spacious, perfect location, shame there was no parking."

    Kitchen tongs, oven gloves and extra tea towels would have been nice, but overall it was great.

    Reviewed by Rita4.4Aug 2022

  • "The kitchen needs a few more basics."

    I had read previous reviews so took essentials like a cheese grater, lemon squeezer, garlic press, extra clothes pegs etc. There was no brush and pan. The cooking facilities and fridge freezer are excellent. It has good downstairs space and we had a really comfortable stay in the cottage. It's in a great location.

    Reviewed by Lynn3.8Jul 2022

  • "The patio furniture is in a unsafe condition,all needs replacing before someone gets injured."

    Needs hose pipe and brush outside so slabs can be cleaned.Down stairs toilet seat loose.Needs new plug fitting in hand basin.Repair man came and refitted rollers on bottom of shower door(quick fix as adjustable screws are corroded).Down stairs laminate floors were dirty.Hand basin in up stairs bedroom needs replacing.Toilet would not flush(repair man done a temporary repair as it has a broken return spring).Front bedroom window catch not working correctly.On the whole it is a nice property,just need a few jobs doing.

    Reviewed by David3.8Jul 2022

  • "Ideal location for the old harbour."

    Spacious layout for 5 adults and dog. Very comfortable beds, with great seating options downstairs. Bathroom and kitchen functional but basic. Would have been nice to have had liquid hand wash and mould free seal in bathroom. Kitchen worktop is well worn, and missing a grater. Would also benefit from more crockery and utensils for use while dishwasher is on. These are just thoughts for improvement. No problem with parking at end of road. Great base for visiting Weymouth.

    Reviewed by Rosie4.4Jun 2022

  • "All in all a very good stay, the cottage had been spruced up since our stay last year, new dish washer, laminated floor in the lounge etc."

    ,much appreciated. Just a few minor points, drains could do with cleaning, the kitchen sink plug hole smelt and the upstairs ensuite sink was slow to drain. The girls said that a hand towels wouldn't go amiss for drying hair (I don't have that problem), more sponges and jay cloths, egg poacher (we brought our own) and tongs for turning bacon on the grill, apart from that everything was fine. The plus points, the cottage is spacious, upstair and downstair bathrooms, good kitchen facilities and the neighbours are nice.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Jun 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely property."

    We had a very comfortable and enjoyable week. Can't wait to stay there again!

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Apr 2022

  • "Property fine (we have stayed here before)."

    Staff were extremely helpful when we locked ourselves out and they responded really quickly. On the down side, the garden was a mess which was a shame as we had such beautiful weather and it wasn’t pleasant to sit in, although advert suggests otherwise. We do find this to be the norm though with Sykes properties and we have stayed in many. Don’t quite understand why the gardens always seem to be neglected. Would we stay again? Yes

    Reviewed by Susan3.8Mar 2022

  • "Wey cottage is a lovely , well equipped cottage."

    The house was lovely and clean on arrival and provided plenty of space for a family of 6 ( which included 3 ,6ft teenage boys). It is positioned about 5 minutes from the harbour. The house is on a tight road so parking was difficult and I would imagine in the summer season it would be harder to find a space. We spoke to someone about an issue we had and they could not have been more helpful or pleasant. We would definitely stay there again .

    Reviewed by Maria4.7Feb 2022

  • "Cosy, homely and comfortable cottage in the heart of Weymouth."

    Ample room for up to 6 people. We found the home to be clean and tidy with some appliances and utensils absolutely brand new. Would have appreciated a wooden spoon/serving spoons, but otherwise spot on. There is no parking but we managed to unload the car and then find a spot within walking distance. Courtyard was safe and secure for our (small) dog. My only comment would be that as a dog friendly cottage, it may be worth considering replacing the carpet in the living area with wooden flooring - much less stressful and easier to keep clean.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jan 2022

  • "A lovely place to stay."

    Wey Cottage is spacious, comfortable and well situated close to the harbour.

    Reviewed by Shuna5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely house, great location but like most comments cleanliness does need to improve."

    Completely understand that the cleaners do work hard and have more then just one cottage to clean a day but it was very dusty, one duvet cover was stained but was easily solved. I think like a few of the cottage it could Do with a bit of an update, even just a lick of paint to freshen things up. One thing, I understand this house is pet friendly but sofa did have a dog smell so really could do we a clean/freshen up! But we had a great Holiday and did enjoy staying at the cottage, we’ll most likely try a different cottage next time but if this was all that was left I wouldn’t hesitate to stay again!

    Reviewed by Wendy4.4Aug 2021

  • "There were a few issues with cleanliness."

    The downstairs shower cubicle was mouldy, the carpets weren’t very clean, when we tried to Hoover we discovered the hoover bag was so full it had split. The spare pillow in the main bedroom was stained and had hairs on it. Behind and underneath the single bed hadn’t been hoovered in a long time. There was no spare linen for the truckle bed and we had to ask, although was delivered promptly. No dustpan and brush, outside area quite tatty and dilapidated.

    The owners are sorry to hear of the issues during your stay but appreciate the candour of your review. They have confirmed the issues will be addressed and hope to welcome you back to Wey Cottage again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth3.4Aug 2021

  • "Cottage very comfortable and in a great location."

    Restaurants and beach just minutes away. We had a wonderful break!

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Jul 2021

  • "Staff at Dreams Cottages were excellent, new dishwasher installed within 24 hours of reporting problem."

    Courtyard garden needs improvement including removal of wooden structure filled with soil just outside back door.

    Reviewed by Jason4.4Jul 2021

  • "Really enjoyed our stay in this spacious property."

    Very close to the harbour. 5 adults and an elderly dog had a lovely time. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Jun 2021

  • "A spacious cottage that can accommodate five adults with a decent kitchen and a bedroom ensuite, close to Weymouth harbour."

    The dishwasher wasn't working properly but apart from that, for the price an ideal holiday let. This the third consecutive year we have booked Wey Cottage and had an enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Jun 2021

  • "The holiday was perfect."

    Only downfall was how far away he had to park and no permit was provided as we were told it was too late.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jun 2021

  • "Wey Cottage, worked well for us, family of 6 plus a dog."

    Amenities were plenty, and decent size kitchen. No parking, but car park just down the hill. Once unloaded not far to take car. Could do with a few more knives and forks , tongs, as used forks, knives in preparation of food then had to wash them up to use to eat. Also a outside brush to sweep decking, after washing it down would of been handy. Other than that no issues. Would use again

    Reviewed by Sallyanne5.0May 2021

  • "We would like to have given top marks all round, but was let down by a few minor hygiene and cleanliness issues."

    We found an old sock in the crevice of the armchair ( the matching was on the ground in the courtyard), sweet wrappers under the settee, an old dog’s ball under the kitchen units which all suggested that the premises had not been cleaned as thoroughly as it should have been, especially during this current virus pandemic. The kitchen sink gave off a strong putrid smell and slow to drain indicating that the waste pipe was blocked and in need of maintenance The courtyard garden was unkempt and in a poor state of repair with an abundance of weeds and detritus littering the area. The Yale front door lock was defective, causing difficulty in gaining access. I am pleased to say that this swiftly remedied after contacting head office in Chester. Lastly, as an observation, the bathrooms would benefit from a razor charge point.

    Reviewed by Pauline4.4Oct 2020

  • "Exceptionally clean cottage , good location."

    Really enjoyed staying in it.

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Sep 2020

  • "Peaceful and cosy house, close to shops, cafes and pubs."

    Kitchen well equipped, but could do with a new bread board as it was falling apart. It would have been nice to have some sort of welcome pack, at least a pint of milk to make that first cup of tea when you arrive. We enjoyed our short stay and would definately stay again.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Sep 2020

  • "Bad start as kitchen floor had spilt milk on it when we arrived that had been walked in."

    The cleaners came in but did not mop the entire floor. No welcome basket of any sort. Just a pint of milk would have been nice

    Reviewed by Simon2.5Sep 2020

  • "Another enjoyable holiday staying in Wey Cottage, Weymouth."

    Apart from having to reschedule the holiday twice due to Covid 19, my family and I had wonderful time in the cottage and in Weymouth. All the pubs and restaurants were open, but some not serving food or offering a reduced menu. The cottage is spacious and was adequate for the five of us, all adults, two couples and a single son. The stairs were standard width and gradient unlike a lot of cottages that have narrow steep stairs. As we arrived on the August Bank Holiday weekend, parking was a challenge, but we managed to find street parking for two vehicles. After Wednesday I could park my car on the common ground close to the cottage. There seemed to be less cleaning products and towels in the cottage thN last year, not to mention a pair of tongs for turning the breakfast sausages and bacon, as well as an egg poacher, but these are minor issues on the whole the facilities are good. If my wife with her dodgy hips can still manage to get up Franchise Street hill next year, we will consider booking again.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Aug 2020

  • "Wey cottage is in an Idea possition close to the harbour perfect spot for our grandsons crabbing expeditions."

    Also easy walk round to the town and Beach. The cottage is surprisingly spacious especially down stairs although the upstairs bathroom is slightly awkwardly possitioned but we managed fine with our party of 4 adults and 2 young children. The stairs are slightly steep and awkward the addition of stair gates would be good. Other problem we had was with a unpredictable downstairs shower. Also the lack of recycling facility was disappointing we ended up taking our bottles to a bottle bank. But that said we had a very enjoyable holiday. Also to add very impressed with sykescottsges handling of our booking keeping in touch at all stages.

    Reviewed by Shirley3.8Aug 2020

  • "We were really distrusted with the cleanliness of the cottage."

    We waited until 5pm to check in and had to clean the cottage ourselves. I have reported this but still not been contacted about my complaint.

    Reviewed by Andrew3.1Aug 2020

  • "We stayed in Wey cottage last year but felt this year that the overall ..."

    We stayed in Wey cottage last year but felt this year that the overall cleanliness of the place wasn't the same given we had to wait an extra 2 hours

    Reviewed by Liz4.1Jul 2020

  • "Yes the next door neighbour kept putting tape on the letterbox, as she kept saying it was constantly banging."

    However we never heard it once. The fire up in the bedroom however has a board at the back of it and while we had the heavy winds it continuously banged keeping us awake at night. We think this is what the neighbour could hear. Just wanted to make you aware as we thought it wrong that she kept taping up property that she had no right to touch.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Feb 2020

  • "Great cottage real home from home"

    Reviewed by Keven4.7Sep 2019

  • "We have just spent a week in this lovely holiday cottage, just as advertised homely & comfy, great place to use as a base for a holiday in Weymouth, just a few minutes walk to the harbour the only draw back might be the on street parking close to the property which might put some people off, we did discover a council car park which was free to park in from 6pm to 8 am (overnight) which we took advantage of just down by the harbour."

    As this way we weren't affecting permanent residents, would definitely recommendthis property for a holiday to you all.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely and in a great location however maybe should be noted on the website that it is up a steep hill as my grandfather who is elderly and mother who has had a double hip replacement struggled."

    The beds were very comfortable and the cottage was lovely and clean. An adjoining door between the single bedroom and bathroom would be more appropriate so that everyone can use the upstairs facilities. Overall, another great stay with dream cottages and have already booked another property for next year!

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Aug 2019

  • "We have had a wonderful stay this week in Wey cottage."

    Everything that we needed was there and it was a lovely property to stay at. Thank you again to dream cottages too.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Aug 2019

  • "Brilliant accommodation that I would thoroughly recommend."

    thank you.

    Reviewed by Liz5.0Jul 2019

  • "Great house in ideal location in for Weymouth."

    House was exactly as described and perfect for couple or small family. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Kevin4.7Jul 2019

  • "My family and I had a very enjoyable holiday in Weymouth."

    Wey Cottage was very spacious, we were five adults, the facilities were ideal, especially the kitchen, the location was close to the harbour, just up the hill from Brewer's Quay. Admittedly Franchise Street is narrow but we managed to find parking for two cars every day on the common land mostly just around the corner from the cottage and once up by the Chapel Hay Tavern.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely house, really cosy feeling and fabulous location to walk into town and to the beach."

    No parking which we knew about but lots of street parking very close by. Can stop outside the property to load up/ unload etc. We stayed here with two under 3 year olds and they loved it. Wasnt sure if property would suit kids but it was fabulous, we took all our own stuff I.e. cot, highchair etc but there was in fact a travel cot there.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Maybe you could leave a feed back book like some other cottages.

    Reviewed by Trudy5.0Feb 2019

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin and 1 x single with pull out truckle bed & en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC (no door)
  • Ground floor shower room, with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Living/dining room.
  • Gas central heating, coal-effect fireplace
  • Gas range style oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed courtyard garden to the rear
  • One well-behaved dog welcome with a charge of £21 per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk and pub 3 mins walk

The property

Wey Cottage is a cute terraced cottage just 2 minutes’ walk from Brewers Quay and the harbour in Weymouth.

This surprisingly spacious cottage offers an open-plan living room where you can relax together and plan your holiday adventures, whilst the kitchen/breakfast room is the perfect place to cook a tasty meal and play games at the table.

There is bright and spacious downstairs shower room.

Upstairs are three cottage-style bedrooms, perfect for relaxing after a day of seaside adventures.

To the rear of the cottage is an enclosed courtyard garden where you can relax with a nice glass of wine and catch the evening sun.

The local shop, where you can find your daily paper, ice cream’s and other holiday essentials is just a two-minute walk from Wey Cottage, where you will also find, cafes restaurants and the beautiful old Harbour.

A further 10-minute walk will see you in Weymouth town centre or beach as they sit side-by-side.

The beach offers golden sands and shallow waters and is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional day at the seaside, with donkey rides and bucket and spades.

Don’t forget to sample fish and chips on the seafront as you wander the esplanade.

Want to venture further afield?

Weymouth is centrally located for exploring much of the Jurassic Coast with the Isle of Portland just a 15-minute drive to the West, and Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, just a 30-minute drive to the East.

Wey Cottage offers all you need for a much-deserved holiday break, so park up the car and enjoy a wonderful time by the sea.

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About the location


Dorchester 7 miles; Bridport 17 miles.

The popular resort of Weymouth makes an outstanding year-round holiday destination, with a wide variety of attractions on offer, appealing to all tastes and ages. The glorious golden sandy beaches have excellent facilities for all kinds of watersports, whilst from the picturesque, bustling harbour you can take regular fishing trips. A short drive takes you to Portland Harbour, and the rugged “Isle” of Portland, linked to Weymouth by the dramatic Chesil Beach. Visit Dorchester, Thomas Hardy’s “Casterbridge”, only 7 miles away, or take a journey along the scenic coastal road and call in at Abbotsbury Swannery and Subtropical Gardens. Alternatively, just head down to West Bay - the views of the stunning Dorset Heritage Coastline are not to be missed!

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This property offers the following short breaks:

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