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Old Church House Inn
Ranked #4 of 24 Newton Abbot B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Channel islands
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very welcoming”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

We wanted to come here because of the church but we stayed for a lovely roast dinner too. I had heard of the ghost story about the place but to be honest the only area that felt ghostly was the very old fireplace are I wouldn't have had a problem staying here.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

We only managed to stay one night but lovely people run this Inn. Dogs are made very welcome and has a fantastic relaxed atmosphere. Very quiet location in quiet rural surroundings but not far from Totnes, Newton Abbot and Exeter. Easy to find by following the good instructions.
Good food.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 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 Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

I have been here a few times and it never disappoints. Came again tonight for my birthday meal and ever the food was fantastic and reasonably priced, the staff are friendly and welcoming and the setting/atmosphere is amazing.highly recommend it and want to stay here to.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Traditional pub, friendly locals! Had a great break here end of May on a photography workshop. The rooms and food were great and the landlord and the staff could not have done more to make us welcome.

Stayed May 2014, travelled solo
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Wilmington, Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Have stayed here a number of times and have thoroughly enjoyed every visit. Snuck away from the busy roads and high street shops you'll find this beautiful hotel hidden away. She comes with a great beer garden where the kids can enjoy a run around, whilst you enjoy a quiet drink or even a bite to eat.

Inside and its the classic fire side scene, with decor to match, creating a wonderful friendly warm environment. The staff add the final piece, always happy for a natter, if you wish, or busy making sure your experience is a well remembered one.

There's a great choice of food, wether you're after a quick snack, or a more substantial graze!

Rooms are homely, clean and certainly adequate for your needs. I do enjoy spending a little 'me' time and these offer time to spend reading a book or grabbing a quick 10 minutes snooze in-between visiting the stunning local countryside.

Closely located to Dartmoor and the coast it covers a wide range for options on things to do. If you enjoy walking, photography, spending time on the coast or generally relaxing, then this is perfectly based to suite!!

Enjoy!!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
    • 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Cranbrook, Kent
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

We stayed here initially as part of a group photographic trip for a weekend, however we liked it so much we extended our stay to a whole week. Kayne and his staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. Kayne is quite a character and has a wealth of amusing tales to recount. The food was good and it is a very quiet location which is ideal for visiting Dartmoor and the surrounding area. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: We stayed initially in room 5 which was nice but the wifi is intermittent in this area, We then move...
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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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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nottingham uk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Have dined here a few times over the last few years and always had reasonable service and food, but this visit wasn't so good. We booked our table in advance for early Friday evening on the Easter Bank holiday. There was a few people in but not over busy. We were taken to our table by a friendly lady behind the bar. We were then asked at our table if we would like a drink and we asked to see the wine menu. This was bought over promptly. We then asked the waitress if we could order some drinks now and she told us very sternly to order them at the bar as she was too busy. My husband had to go to the bar and order the bottles of wine (This was supposed to have been a treat and we were looking forward to being waited on ) we felt this attitude put a damper on the evening. We didn't feel the waitresses attire was suitable either. On a plus side the food was good with plenty of fresh veg.

Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: Old Church House Inn
Address: Torbryan, Newton Abbot TQ12 5UR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Newton Abbot
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Newton Abbot
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Church House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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