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Lantern Lodge
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Hope Cove
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Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
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“Another great stay at the Lantern Lodge”
Reviewed 25 July 2011

Our second visit this year and as good as ever. Our only complaint would be that the food is so good that we need to diet when we go home! Laura, John and Brenda made sure our visit was perfect and we had our favourite room 10. The weather could have been better but you can't gaurantee the weather even in July.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2011

At last we've found our ultimate retreat...Lantern Lodge Hotel has everything you could wish for. After days enjoying mouth-watering menus to challenge our waistlines with happy attentive staff to hand, we relaxed in our comfortable bedroom in peaceful surroundings amidst spectacular scenery. With the coastal path leading to the beaches at Hope Cove and Thurlestone running past the hotel, and nearby Salcombe and Bigbury Bay, we were spoilt for choice.
John and his family are so proud of their hotel, they go out of their way to persuade you to post a review with Tripadvisor.

Superlatives abound in the visitors' book, one happy guest lapsing into poetry. We're trying to think of a new word to suggest to the 'Oxford English,' to adequately portray this little corner of god's heaven. Hopefully, we'll have conjured one in advance of signing the visitors' book after our next planned visit in September.
I nearly forgot! Car parking - the scourge of many coastal hotels - isn't a problem at this hotel..

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2011

Wonderful location overlooking Hope Cove and great for walks along the coastal path.
Excellent rooms - go for the ones with the sea view. Meals are well cooked & breakfasts are enormous. Very friendly, easy going service. A great little hotel that we are already planning to go back to.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2011

We have stayed in and around Hope Cove for over forty years but never in the Lantern Lodge. During the last two weeks we have discovered what we have been missing, excellent food and service, almost from a bygone era, if only other local establishments, particularly the Hope & Anchor could follow suit.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2011

We first visited Lantern Lodge last year and we loved it so much we went back again this year! We weren't disappointed. The quality of accommodation is very high. Lovely clean and comfortable. The choice and quality of food is very hard to beat. We went bed, breakfast and evening meal and could not fault it, - loved it all!
I'm sure we will be back!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with friends
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 June 2011

Spent four days here in May. Everything was superb.The hotel is absolutely charming,the staff are really helpful and friendly and the FOOD is wonderful. The hotel is in a lovely location, overlooking the bay, I can see why people visit year after year.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2011

Excellent three day stay. Sea view overlooking beautiful coastline. Food is of high quality, matched by excellent service from the polite and caring staff. Surrounding countryside is lovely and the cliff path walk to Bantham, via Thurlestone is awesome.

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Additional Information about Lantern Lodge

Property: Lantern Lodge
Address: Grand View Road, Hope Cove, Salcombe TQ7 3HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Salcombe > Hope Cove
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Hope Cove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Lantern Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Lantern Lodge, Hope Cove, Kingsbridge. The Lantern Lodge is a small privately run B&B situated on the cliff top right next to the South Devon Coastal path and overlooking the secluded fishing village of Hope Cove with its Devon thatch cottages, clean, sandy and safe beaches. Nearby are the old traditional towns of Kingsbridge, Salcombe and Dartmouth all offering their own individual character and all offering that little extra to make your stay in the South Hams that extra special and unique. Also close by are Thurlestone, Bigbury and Dartmouth golf courses all with stunning views of the area and fantastic and challenging courses. The Lantern Lodge has its own special extras to offer including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, double, twin and four poster rooms all with en-suite facilities and some with sea views. 9 hole putting green and plenty of car parking. There is a dining room where breakfast is served. The Lantern Lodge is so named after its attractive leafily-clad 'Lantern window.' Local folklore would have us believe that this type of window was specially designed to hold and display an illuminated lantern which could be seen from all three aspects far out to sea, acting as a beacon to safely guide home all their boats. Nowadays, our Lantern window serves very much the same purpose in welcoming back our contented guests year after year. ... more   less 
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Lantern Hotel Hope Cove
Lantern Lodge Hope Cove, Devon

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