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“Relaxing weekend in great location”
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Shelley's
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Lynmouth
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Very friendly, warm welcome. The room was extremely clean and the views from the double aspect were fantastic. The service at breakfast was very efficient and friendly and the food itself was excellent. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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10  Thank Ian O
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Another very pleasant & relaxing stay at Shelley’s Hotel, Lynmouth. - (7 nights).
Apart from one exception this has been our eleventh consecutive year, which we have enjoyed the hospitality of Richard & Jane.
They are both very welcoming, with nothing too much trouble, and if you require something to make your holiday even more special, then just ask.
i.e. An ice bucket on a warm day, to make that special bottle of wine even more special. - Just ask.
As usual the bedroom, as well as the rest of the Hotel, was kept to a pristine standard, and the breakfast was as good this year as in all other previous years.
The weather was kind to us this year, but whatever the weather you can be sure of a warm welcome at “Shelley’s”, - a comfortable bed, hygiene to a very high standard, a breakfast you are spoilt for choice for, and if you ever need any info about the surrounding area (especially parking), - Just ask Richard!

J.& M.Ottewell

Room Tip: It always helps if you can view rooms, prior to booking. - Just ask Richard/Jane.
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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8  Thank Joseph O
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

Shelley's is a very good hotel , friendly and homely, nothing was too much trouble and the information of local amenities and attractions ensured we didn't miss anything. The rooms were comfortable and clean and we had a lovely view. The breakfasts were perfect, no need for lunch!!! And the honesty bar meant that we could relax in the hotel in the evening prior to going out for supper whilst other members of our groups were getting ready. All in all a lovely weekend was had by the eight of us , just a pity we weren't able to stay a little longer.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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9  Thank Nicola V
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Accommodation was great, very, very clean..
Very friendly staff, food was excellent, great location,
without a doubt the best hotel I’ve stayed in,
and I will stay there again. you really need to try it. its great

Room Tip: Juilet room, really great
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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7  Thank southernelite
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

We have been visiting Lynton & Lynmouth on and off for many years but stayed at Shelley's for the first time last year. We were so impressed, we just knew we would be back! This time we had a conservatory and balcony room so, when we returned to Shelley's at the end of each day, we were able to relax and enjoy the view. Breakfast is beautifully cooked with plenty of choices - don't sack the chef!
Richard and Jane made us very welcome and we look forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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9  Thank Sue190735
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Arriving in Lymouth, late afternoon, two couples to accommodation pre-booked for four nights which turned out to be quite unsuitable we needed to find alternative accommodation urgently. We were directed to Shelley's Hotel by a local and were extremely lucky they had two rooms for the four nights. We were greeted by Jane who showed us two lovely rooms, a very large lounge and an 'honest' bar. We straight away said we would have the rooms. Jane and Richard run this 11 room hotel virtually on their own, the cleanliness is excellent, the decor is lovely and certainly suits the character of the hotel. They always had time to chat and were always around the hotel should they be needed. The breakfast was stunning, with so many choices, and cooked exactly how we all ordered. I cannot fault this hotel and would highly recommend to friends, family and trip advisor members, you will not be disappointed staying here.

Room Tip: Pay a little extra for a room with a small balcony/conservatory with views over the harbour
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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7  Thank frascatti
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

We had a wonderful 8-days-stay with Richard and Jane. The Hotel is beautiful.
The cosy lounge, an Honesty Bar and the rooms are spotlessly clean and the breakfast is very tasty and you will not become hungry until afternoon.
Jane and Richard are both very friendly and helpful.
We enjoyed our stay, Thank you!!!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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8  Thank Martina - Chris... H
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Additional Information about Shelley's

Address: 8 Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Lynmouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Lynmouth
Price Range: £60 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shelley's 4*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay where 19C English Romantic poet 'Percy Bysshe Shelley' honeymooned during the Summer of 1812. Shelley's in Exmoor National Park is an award winning hotel with commanding spectacular views across Lynmouth Bay. We have lovingly restored it to a very high standard throughout to create a warm, friendly and welcoming ambience. Under our personal supervision it has developed it's very own unique character, elegance and style that comes only from attention to detail. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Shelley`s Hotel Lynmouth
Shelleys Hotel Lynmouth
Shelleys Lynmouth
Shelley's Lynmouth, Devon

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