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The Parks Guest House
Ranked #2 of 37 Minehead B&B and Inns
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The best place to stay in minehead”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We stay here whenever we come to Minehead. The most important thing to me when choosing a B and B is cleanliness. The Parks is spotless. The rooms are very comfortable and clean. Brian and Sarah are lovely and make you feel very welcome. The breakfast each morning was lovely. Can't recommend this B and B high enough.

Room Tip: All rooms are lovely.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Bryan92, Owner at The Parks Guest House, responded to this review, 2 June 2014
Allison great to see you and thanks for your kind comments.

Look forward to seeing you for Dunster by Candlelight in December, say hello to paul and Harry


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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We had short stay but were made to feel very welcome with the hosts.
Bryan went out of his way to take my wife to see a friend . Could not be more accommodating. Gave us great advice about local restaurants and had best Italian ever at Faustus. Room was excellent and breakfast was great. We would happily come back again.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bryan92, Owner at The Parks Guest House, responded to this review, 2 June 2014
Ted hope the rest of the vacation went well, ate in Faustas last week and as you would expect Excellent

Great to see you thanks for the review


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Warminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014

We guessed when we booked our one night stay at the Parks by phone that it would be a very enjoyable experience. Bryan was very friendly on the phone whilst maintaining a professional manner, this was carried through when we arrived with our dogs. Bryan, Sarah and Tara all went out of their way to make sure that we all received a very warm welcome and our two little dogs greatly enjoyed the fuss and cuddles on arrival and departure. The fresh milk that we were given upon entering the suite was a very thoughtful extra as were the sweets in the room. We have stayed in numerous hotels both in the UK and around the World and we found the cleanliness and comfort of the Parks to be second to none. We would recommend this guest house to anybody wanting a break in beautiful Minehead, is in a quiet location yet not far from the town centre. The breakfast was absolutely delicious, it started the day off very well and the fact that we ate in the "Romantic Corner" was an added bonus that made us smile - thanks to Sarah for that. Overall well worth the 5 star rating, we would give it 10 if we could! Thanks a lot to you all from Slim, His Wife, Polo and Barney

Room Tip: The Selworthy suite is great if you have pets as it has it's own separate entrance
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Bryan92, Owner at The Parks Guest House, responded to this review, 27 May 2014
Hope you get the bungalow, it was great to see you, thanks for the fantastic comments


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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

On arrival we were greeted by a young man who was the son of the owners and gave us the warmest of welcomes, showed us our room. Offered us fresh milk to make drinks in the room and it was all the little touches such as this that made our one night stay very memorable, my wife and I would definitely return and would recommend to anybody wishing to stay in the beautiful seaside town of Minehead.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bryan92, Owner at The Parks Guest House, responded to this review, 22 May 2014
bryan, great to see the name spelt correctly, glad you were well looked after by Ben and Jess as sarah and I were away, they are great at ensuring our standards of customer care are followed.
Hope to see you again


Regards Bryan and Sarah
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

Quite often it's the little touches that makes the difference between a good place and a great place and The Parks is the perfect example. It was a pleasure to stay and I would recommend their guest house to anyone.

Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Bryan L, Owner at The Parks Guest House, responded to this review, 14 May 2014
Steve thanks for the lovely comments, it was great to meet you and your daughter, I am sure she will find the right job soon

Hope to see you again


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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We only stayed the one night but we had a very warm welcome including Dexter our 6 month old choc brown Labrador puppy. The suite we had was ideal for us and Dexter, we had our own access to the suite which meant we did not disturb any of the other guests. The suite was clean and had everything that we needed including chocolate!! Some treats for Dexter might have been an added touch.
Breakfast was lovely with a great choice even for vegetarians.
Bryan and Sarah were great hosts and I would definitely recommend to friends and amily.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bryan L, Owner at The Parks Guest House, responded to this review, 14 May 2014
Sorry your young Chocolate labrador was forgotten, we usually do provide little dog biscuits, we will make sure you get double next time. Thanks for your kind comments on the cleanliness breakfast and pleased you enjoyed your stay

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2014

A warm welcome and hospitality throughtout our stay. Good rooms, well presented and clean. Good breakfast and great local Miles coffee. Short but very enjoyable stay with a very welcoming host. A definite exemplar of how a good B&B / Guest House can be.

Room Tip: Car park round the back. Go past the house and take first right.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Bryan L, Owner at The Parks Guest House, responded to this review, 14 May 2014
Steve I thought I had replied but trip Advisor say no, thanks for your comments, it was great to see you and hopefully you will return


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Property: The Parks Guest House
Address: 26 The Parks, Minehead TA24 8BT, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Minehead
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Minehead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — The Parks Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Parks is a lovely 4 star Georgian guest house in a quiet area of Minehead, where a warm welcome is guaranteed. We have achieved a breakfast award for our hearty Exmoor breakfast, with many ingredients sourced locally. Our double, twin and family rooms are all ensuite and beautifully appointed. All rooms have TV/DVD, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffeee making facilities and a hair dryer. ... more   less 
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