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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights whilst walking across Dartmoor. Before bringing our dog, I phoned Barry who reassured us we would all be made most welcome and have a comfortable stay. On arrival we were greeted warmly by our host and shown to the room. It was bright, clean and comfortable, with superb views. It was furnished with typical country... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

Very friendly, helpful owner, found us an extra room at only an hour's notice. Lovely comfortable beds, snowy white towels and efficient showers. Plenty of tasty breakfast. Wandered around Moretonhampstead in the evening; very pretty little town, interesting shops. Would recommend to friends - many thanks.

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Dursley
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Barry our host was great. He couldn't do more for us. The food was the best we have ever had at a guest house. The cost was reasonable and although the accommodation is a little tired, it is spacious, clean and tidy. We will certainly return and would recommend it to our friends.

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Thank Evertonian1954
chichester, uk
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93 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We received an extremely warm welcome, you get the impression that nothing is too much trouble - and all for a third/half less than the other 2 B&Bs we'd stayed at in the previous week in Cornwall. Towels and bed linen were clean, breakfast was big and included lovely fresh tomatoes on the vine (and perfect fried bread!), we had... More 

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Thank fenny89
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We arrived without prebooking and were offered a choice of rooms at a very reasonable cost. Yes the accommodation is dated and tired looking. However the bed was spotlessly clean and the towels snowy white. The owner was lovely and very helpful. Breakfast was good and beautifully presented fresh fruit was served after the cereal whilst we waited for the... More 

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Thank Janet P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a big old house ran by what appears to be a guy by himself. The house is worn around the edges and is slightly musty however the room as big and the bed was clean, tidy and super comfy. If you are looking for a fully modern perfect room this isn’t the place for you however the landlord... More 

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1 Thank SHoward83
Cambridgeshire
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We booked online and sadly didn't check out the Trip Advisor revues. That will teach us !! We arrived very late at night (but had telephoned and warned the proprietor) We were using the b&b as a base whilst visiting my Sister in Teignmouth and as they are advertising this as being Newton Abbott, we thought that it would be... More 

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Thank dunsberry55
Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

We really were not sure what to expect as we were just stopping over on the way to Cornwall however we were put up in a huge room, twice the size of the room we paid twice as much for in Cornwall. It is also in a great location and we went to explore a little in the morning before... More 

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1 Thank DidsburyRed
England
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30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Barry is a brilliant host, super friendly, even provided sausages for our dogs breakfast ,:).our breakfast was lovely and filling, yes, the hotel could do with a bit of a tidy up,but Barry is doing ALL the work himself, sorting the rooms,cleaning, cooking and serving breakfast,hes human like the rest of us,and does a remarkable job, hes really lovely and... More 

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1 Thank heather1960
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

Stayed on 22nd August 2013 for two nights. The room was very large and Barry is an excellent host. Thank you for keeping up with my 2 yr old twins. The breakfast was good and the location is very strategic to access beaches around the region. Would definitely come back.

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Additional Information about Cookshayes Country Guest House

Address: 33 Court Street | Newton Abbot, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8LG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Moretonhampstead
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Cookshayes Country Guest House Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park
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“We had room 7 which was spacious and had a nice view over the garden, and a small shower ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles fenny89, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Ask if it's possible to see alternative rooms. Ensuite definitely worth the extra money.”
 of 5 bubbles 48JanetP, 26 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If you stay here you may have to look hard for a decent room. It depends on what you are prepared to accept.”
 of 5 bubbles GrahamTBristol, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
“4-poster bed available. Great views at back”
 of 5 bubbles Liz186356, 15 Jun 2011 | Read review
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