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Exmoor National Park, Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PB England
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Porlock Weir
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Set in the heart of Exmoor National Park in front of the 15th Century harbour in Porlock Weir Somerset, Locanda on the Weir was completely refurbished in 2018. The beautiful Victorian building stands slightly elevated with views across the harbour and sea beyond including an Italian restaurant, bar and lounge for guests of the hotel seven days a week with the restaurant open to outside guests at the weekend. Locanda on the Weir opened for rooms and restaurant bookings on 16th March 2018 to stunning reviews and accolades. Porlock Weir's only Boutique Inn has been most often described as offering eclectic decor, comfort and careful attention to detail with an impeccably informal vibe, it is also available for complete hire as an exclusive special occasion venue. On the doorstep are beautiful walks on the SW Coast Path taking in the coast, moors and woodland, for those wishing to spend a few days relaxing Locanda offers the perfect spot in all seasons, with the garden during Summer and Log fire in the Winter .
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Fishing
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Adults only
Non-smoking hotel
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Restaurant
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
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Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Italian
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Lindsay F wrote a review Dec 2020
Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom9 contributions6 helpful votes
Locander was faultless thanks to the continuing care of the lovely Cindy and the amazing Pio. Our room was spacious, comfortable and delightful. The food was wonderful: inventive, delicious and maximizing the use of local produce. Unlike any hotel I’ve stayed in, we felt like we were the guest of long standing friends. To add to it, Pio produced the best breakfast I've ever eaten
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Room Tip: St Maria had wonderful views
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stuandgurt wrote a review Mar 2020
East Midlands, United Kingdom4 contributions4 helpful votes
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On arrival this unassuming looking property opens its doors to a Pandora’s box of treats. Once through to the internal rooms you are immediately wowed by the enhanced original features of this stunning property. It’s warm appearance matched by the welcome received by the proprietors Pio and Cindy. Very friendly and aiming to please all guests to the highest of standards whatever their needs and dietary requirements. We stayed in the San Francisco room with the most picturesque view of the harbour and surrounding area. We had the most comfortable two nights sleep only made better by the breakfast provided the following mornings. We also booked for two nights within the restaurant and both evenings we were served outstanding dishes! Some we have tried to replicate at home! It’s location is a perfect base to explore the Exmoor surrounding walks. Locanda provides five rooms only so if piece and quite is your thing then look no further. It’s the most relaxing weekend away we’ve had.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Pio C, Owner at Locanda on the Weir
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Thank you so much what a lovely and kind review and I do hope the breakfast pots tasted just as good at home as they did here, your photos looked very professional! Please do come back for a return visit soon. Best wishes
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julian F wrote a review Dec 2020
Abergavenny26 contributions16 helpful votes
I don't think that I have enough superlatives to describe the welcome, the comfort, the food, the friendliness and the Service that we enjoyed in this wonderful gem of a place run by Cindy and Pio. We enjoyed two nights of feeling that we were being spoiled and returned home feeling thoroughly refreshed and knowing that we will return there when we can. Thankyou.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Room Tip: It is a small boutique type hotel where all the rooms are equally comfortable.
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Response from Pio Catemario, Owner at Locanda on the Weir
Responded 5 Dec 2020
Thank you so much ,we all appreciate your kind words and very much enjoyed your visit, the Welsh cakes you brought were a revelation absolutely delcious, I think you may have forund your calling! So pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you again next year. With best wishes
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110caroline wrote a review Oct 2020
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We only stayed one night as the 4 rooms were full the next night, which was a shame. Cindy was very welcoming with a glass of wine when we arrived. Our room was large and comfortable with a good sea view. A 4 course set dinner was very well cooked by Pio the Italian chef. We walked to Culbone Church the next day along the coastal footpath, which seemed longer than the 2 miles on the sign! Porlock Weir is a lovely quiet setting.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Pio Catemario, Owner at Locanda on the Weir
Responded 5 Dec 2020
thank you so much for your lovely and appreciated review, we did love your visit albeit a brief one , please return for a longer stay next year. With best wishes
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Sburs wrote a review Oct 2020
Guildford, United Kingdom26 contributions31 helpful votes
After getting married last weekend my other half and I were lucky enough to snap up a room at Locanda on the Weir for 2 nights to stretch out our honeymoon week! And what an amazing time we’ve had! Pio and Cindy’s passion shines through in all aspects of this gorgeous little boutique hotel- from the amazing food cooked by Pio, to the ultra chic but homely style of all of rooms (the photos don’t do justice to just how beautiful it is) and the attentive but friendly style. We can’t wait to come back! We only hope we can get in in the future, we can’t help but feel that this little gem of a place is destined for lots of success! P.s if you do come here, definitely opt for the evening meal. You won’t regret it!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Pio Catemario, Owner at Locanda on the Weir
Responded 5 Dec 2020
Thank you , it was an absolute honour for us to be able to accommodate you for your honeymoon and so very pleased you left with happy memories for the start of another chapter in your lives, please do come back. With best wishes
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PRICE RANGE
US$198 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Cafe - Porlock Weir
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandExmoor National ParkPorlock Weir
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Locanda on the Weir
Which popular attractions are close to Locanda on the Weir?
Nearby attractions include Dunkery Beacon (4.2 miles), Burrowhayes Farm Riding Stables (1.3 miles), and South West Coast Path - Bossington Landscape (1.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Locanda on the Weir?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Locanda on the Weir?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Locanda on the Weir?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Locanda on the Weir?
Conveniently located restaurants include Whortleberry Tearoom, Bramdowns, and Ziang's.
Is Locanda on the Weir located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.02 miles away from the centre of Porlock Weir.
Are pets allowed at Locanda on the Weir?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Locanda on the Weir?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Locanda on the Weir?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of All Saints (3.5 miles).
Does Locanda on the Weir have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Locanda on the Weir accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.