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Sidmouth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel stands in the lovely village of Dunster on Exmoor. There are 28 luxury en-suite bedrooms, check out the individual rooms when checking availability. The food is very good and the bar offers a good range of beers and wines. We will definitely be paying another visit to this privately owned hotel. .

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Penzance
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic stay at this hotel. The staff were super friendly and when they say they are dog friendly they really do mean it! They provide dog beds in the room and at breakfast they lay up tables in the bar so that the dogs can come down for breakfast too. We were only planning to stay for...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely Sunday lunch , beef was perfect , pheasant was cooked to perfection , beautiful surroundings , very friendly staff , very much worth a visit and plenty of return visits ! Have eaten in bar and main restaurant - equally brilliant

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

About 20 visited for a friends 50th Birthday and we were located in a private room at the back of the dining room. As soon as you walk in you get a good feel about the place. with 3 separate small bars; log fires warm welcome and selections of good beer. The food itself was excellent and head waiter "Rich"...

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Watchet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great meal, quiet celebration, with an early evening meal, fantastic food.- Cavolo Nero like I've never had it before. The wine came up to expectations, the starter was great, the main with red mullet and Carolo Nero was certainly different from Fish and chip supper. Looking forward to going back again.

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Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent food and great value. Didn't have to have Sunday lunch so the whole party was happy. We had a very attentive waiter Richie. The Magician was great fun and entertained adults and children at various times during the meal. Perfect celebratory meal for us all. Thank you

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night here. The hotel is beautiful on the outside, right on the main street, by the yarn market. It's also lovely inside: a rambling medieval building with many comfy bars. We had a good sized ground floor room with its own terrace (couldn't use this in January!) and access straight to the secret garden, and from...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have written a previous review about this place but can't stop visiting so here is another. Went for lunch in the bar with family post Christmas. The food was excellent and the atmosphere and service were equally as good. We could have stayed all afternoon. The staff were v busy but still found time for a friendly chat.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ( 3 couples) stayed here for three nights in between Christmas and New Year. Lovely rooms , staff and breakfasts. Sadly, the meals in the restaurant and bar were below par. Many people eating and poor food. We think the chef had been given time off for his break and a substitute one sent in. I ordered Sticky Toffee...

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed many times over the years, but do not always comment. We had a 'feature' room on this occasion, and as always, we were really comfortable. All the staff were polite and helpful. We will also try to visit the other hotels. Dunster, as pretty as ever on a cold frosty morning. PS: The whirlpool bath is a...

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The Luttrell Arms is a 3 star, 28 room hotel. Set in the medieval village of Dunster with its many interesting buildings, under the shadow of the Castle and within the Exmoor National Park. The privately owned 14th century Luttrell Arms is surrounded by beautiful countryside making it the ideal destination for that weekend break or midweek getaway. Stroll around the village, walk the moor, or just sit by a log fire in a building where hospitality has been a way of life for hundreds of years. Heritage "If you could bottle the air in the bar at the Luttrell Arms and sell it you'd clean up" so wrote a local journalist. The smell of logs burning on the fire, a hint of hops from the pints of ale, add to this the smell of something aromatic being cooked in the kitchen, and the most essential element - the smell of history, it oozes out of the walls which have stood for 800 years. There are many outstanding architectural features, the medieval hall with its hammer beam roof (room 17) and twelve light window. History seeps out of the blackened frames, which had their glass rattled loose as Cromwell’s gunners laid siege to Dunster Castle from a defended strong point at the end of the garden. Cromwell’s Commander, Col. Robert Blake walked the corridors of the hotel, it was then called the Ship Inn and was used as his headquarters throughout the siege of the castle. Also of note is some very fine plasterwork on the ceiling of the lounge downstairs, and the plaster over mantle in room 12, showing Actaeon being devoured by hounds. The Arms of Luttrell that we use today carry us back to a Gentleman of 1261, the crest takes us only back to 1621, but the supporters are directly derived from one of the Barons who coerced King John into sealing Magna Carta. A more modern visitor is Hercule Poirot. In "The Cornish Mystery" he confronts the murderer in one of the hotel’s bedrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Luttrell Arms

Address: 32-36 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dunster
Price Range: £94 - £161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Luttrell Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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The Luttrell Arms Dunster, Somerset
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“All good check what is available”
 of 5 bubbles 800George, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a dog friendly room ask for the ground floor.”
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 of 5 bubbles JCQ19, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The choice is over the village centre or over the back and side of the hotel so no one room has anythinh more than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles lindacT6850OP, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor appears to be isolated from any bar noise”
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