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The Rising Sun Hotel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Lynmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

I arrived here at short notice, a refugee from a damaged tent. The room was smal but beautiful, and the bed more comfy than my bed at home. Great location, friendly staff, and the food was excellent too. I'm definitely going back.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank William J
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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this review, 10 September 2014
Our rooms do vary in size due to the age and character of our building. We are very pleased that your room met with your expectations and the bed was very comfortable. Thank you for your comments about our friendly staff and excellent food. I will make sure that they are passed on. We look forward to seeing you again at The Rising Sun.
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

My Husband and I stayed at the Rising Sun for 3 nights from 9th to 12th July. We paid £345 for our stay. Our room was very small.The bed was also very small. We were unable to eat in the restaurant due to poor organisation by the staff. There are better places to stay in Lynmouth which have far better facilities and rates. Would not stay here again.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank Sandie1950
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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this review, 10 September 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review us, and we apologise that you had issues with your stay. Our hotel offers en-suite bedrooms, all with a television, and tea and coffee making facilities. Once a home for fishermen, The Rising Sun hotel has a wealth of crooked staircases, narrow passageways, sloping floors and low beams therefore retaining its old world charm. We once again apologise that you did not enjoy your stay and wish you all the best in the future
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Picture postcard setting by the sea, bit difficult parking during the day because of the tourist in the village. However, the reception was excellent and the room had a lovely sea view. Rooms are petit, but that was OK - bathroom was clean and modern. The bar was busy and there was a great atmosphere. The best part of the stay was without a doubt the restaurant, absolutely first class, well done to all who made this a great stay.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

If you are visiting Lynmouth then a visit to the Rising Sun is a must. Food was fab - crab slate is a must. Def want to go back. Staff we're welcoming and service first class. Dogs are welcome. A good old fashioned pub serving good food - a hard find these days

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gillian D
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Wendover, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
145 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

The last part of the 2 Moors Way into Lynmouth is very tough and we were very glad to see the Rising Sun !! Everyone was friendly and welcoming and, after squeezing up the narrow staircase, we were shown into a very well-appointed room with a lovely view of the harbour.
We sat outside in the sun for drinks before going in for dinner and both meat and fish dishes were excellent. To top off the evening we walked around the harbour and watched the best sunset I have ever seen in UK.
We had to have an early breakfast the next day and both this and our taxi were organised with no fuss - thanks Tim.
We'd had a great week's walking and this really did bring it to an excellent conclusion.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Exeter
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127 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

We have just returned home having stayed at the Rising Sun for the weekend. I know the weather helps (it was great) but everything about the pub/hotel/restaurant was 'on the money'. Friendly and efficient staff, whether they were locals or from Spain/Hungary/etc.
Nice room with harbour/sea view, good ensuite, quality bedding and very clean.
Breakfast was first class, I had fresh fruit, and fresh smoked Haddock with poached eggs both mornings.
It's also renowned as being the best restaurant in Lynmouth and we were not disappointed.
We're planning another break there in the Autumn.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

We have eaten here before & were not disappointed by this return visit. We chose to eat in the bar so as you can't book we had a short wait but this is to be expected when the food is so good. We selected three dishes for a seafood feast of local crab,mussels & prawns which we shared with wonderful crusty bread & salad to accompany it. Heavenly the food here really is superb. The staff are very helpful & friendly and the general atmosphere is comfortable & relaxed. There is a good selection of ales & cider available only criticism no cucumber to go with the Hendricks gin.
This is the first time we have stayed here & our room was very comfortable with all amenities on hand. The decor is beautiful & the room was fresh & clean. The view across the harbour & beach from our window was well worth the extra for a sea view room. The narrow stairs & winding corridors are very quirky & if you can find it there is a lovely garden at the rear. All in all a wonderful stay & we would highly recommend it. We will return to stay again in the autumn.

Room Tip: Any room with a sea view
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: The Rising Sun Hotel
Address: Harbourside, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Lynmouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Lynmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — The Rising Sun Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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