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Abbey Inn

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was due to take a friend out for lunch on Monday28th November. I had planned to go to the Dartbridge Inn at Buckfastleigh where usually the food is excellent, but the recent reviews were so bad decided to try The Abbey instead. What a mistake. It was probably one of the worse meals I have ever had and the... More 

Thank 752brian
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61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Spent a few days as a couple and with friends for my husbands 70th Birthday.The staff were so helpful with everything including my husbands gluten free meals,Nothing was too much trouble(bigger hotels we have stayed at could learn a lot from the standard of care shown here) although the rooms are small they were spotlessly clean and warm with very... More 

Thank Susan A
Redhill, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night and enjoyed a couple of drinks in front of the fire. The pub was very quiet, it might be busier during the day or in the summer but we enjoyed it just the same. The staff were very helpful and friendly.

Thank lucyclarke72
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good value and well located Inn, just off the A38. Ideal for visiting the area's attractions.We visited a number of NT houses such as Greenway, Castle Drogo and Castle Compton and also Paignton, Brixham, and Salcombe, all of which were easily reached within 30mins. The accommodation is very good, clean rooms excellent breakfasts. We also chose to eat there in... More 

Thank cliveBristol
Management response:

Glad that you enjoyed your stay. Would love to see you again, when next in the area. Kind regards, Cecilia and Jake. More 

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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A single night stopover booked by my company between jobs. I guess as a centrally booked traveller I may have not got the best room (Mallard). Food good, beer, St Austell Tribute perfect! I think bits of the place may be a little in need of a refurb but still rather stay in a place like this than a chain.... More 

Thank Philip47
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Well placed just of A38 ,stopped here rather than in Plymouth Quintessential riverside terrace It's a pub not a grand hotel Warm welcome with All of St Austell Ales on one bar. Food and service good,room clean and excellent view over river.

Thank traveltim2013
pontlottyn south wales
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Took a chance on leaving A38 as I did not know the area at all and was lucky to find The Abbey Inn. Lovely welcome from staff who were very helpful. Lovely setting alongside River Dart. Decent choices at reasonable prices on menu. Waited a while for our meal but were kept informed by our helpful waitress that the delay... More 

Thank jamieben
Castel Frentano, Italy
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

In a lovely setting on the bank of the river Dart, one can relax to a very pleasant pub lunch while listening to the river babbuino over the stones. There were several good special son the menu and food was tasty

Thank Desbon
Romsey, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very well sited on A38, easy parking. Undoubtedly very popular during peak holiday season as there is lots of outside space and tables overlooking the river. We were fairly late arrivals for a Saturday evening meal and had not booked but the staff were very helpful in promising to keep us informed about when a table was free. Food was... More 

Thank Pamela L
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I only spent one night here but the great location, warm hospitality and amazing food (including vegetarian options) made me wish I could stay longer! Jake and Cecilia were very accommodating, reserving me a table in the dog-friendly bar to meet a family member for dinner. My single river-view room in the attic was cosy but quite adequate, and I... More 

Thank carolyn230

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Abbey Inn

Address: 30 Buckfast Road, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ11 0EA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Buckfastleigh
Price Range: £50 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbey Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Abbey Inn Buckfastleigh, Devon
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Had room with bay window ,super views.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanA722, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose either the four poster Dart Room or the Dipper Room for views over the river Dart.”
 of 5 bubbles cliveBristol, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Mallard is a quiet single at the top, ideal for people who are mobile and don't mind a smallish bathroom with a great shower.”
 of 5 bubbles carolyn230, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“there are only 9 rooms most with a river view all rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Rick326, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view room.”
 of 5 bubbles BarnOwl2014, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
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