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Hartland Quay Hotel
Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Bideford
Reading, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“great location”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

this hotel has a great view, its right on edge of cliffs .has free parking. there are plenty of walks to do from here. all staff very friendly, food good in pub next door. no lift in hotel. plenty of seating out side and you can watch the sun set from here.

Room Tip: just ask for sea view,
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We were there as part of a large group gathering and I have to say we were treated as VIPs, nothing was too much trouble.

The hotel is old and quaint and as such has character and charm.

The location is magnificent, right on the cliffs edge at Hartland Quay. We stayed for two days, the first was overcast, windy and moody, the second was fine and sunny. Great atmosphere.

Thoroughly recommend this place....

Room Tip: ........... ask for room 17, it has an open sea view and a big bay window.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Tetbury
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

We have been to the Wreckers at Hartland Qyay a couple of times now and it never disappoints. Simply breathtaking location, steeped in history. I really feel like I have stepped back in time whenever I go, its almost like a secret cove. It is a wonderful slice of England untouched by the rash of trendyification going on in many parts of Devon and Cornwall. Go and enjoy the good pub grub, especially a steak, whilst it remains a quirky,homely haven by the sea .

Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Wirral
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29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for one night on my way to Lundy. I would have been a great spot for watching the sunset if not for the fog! The hotel itself is quite old fashioned but was clean and comfy and had free wifi. The breakfast was a little limited for the size I the hotel, but did the job. The staff were friendly. The pub food next door is a bit pricey though and not a great range for veggies.

  • Stayed March 2014
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Poole, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We have been coming to the Hartland Quay Hotel on and off for 23 years. Perfect for us with its solitary location, lovely walks and spectacular views. It's an ancient smugglers inn that still holds much of that old world charm.
The friendly, attentive staff and equally friendly village locals make this place very special to us.
The rooms are very comfortable and we always sleep well. We had room no.4 on this visit which had stunning sea views from the large bay window with comfortable seating that enabled us to just sit and watch the ever changing scenery.
Breakfast, lunches and evening meals are spot on being simple and plentiful.

Sadly this was to be our last visit together as my husband is terminally ill. It was our first choice for our very last holiday and one that was made perfect thanks to the kind and thoughtful staff. I cannot thank them all enough for making my husband so happy. Seeing him smile and laugh every day during our 4 day break will be a treasured and lasting memory.
I thank them all from the bottom of my heart.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Truro, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We stayed for a long weekend after a recommendation from some friends. We weren't t looking forward to it after reading some reviews but our friends had booked it and we didn't want to let them down. We knew it would be a bit dated do weren't so disappointed to find it so but the buildings are old and the location very remote... It was however very clean, comfortable and sound proof, we didn't hear a thing above the waves crashing on the shore.... Delightful. The breakfasts were excellent, the food from the wreckers bar was basic, homely, well cooked, plentiful and served hot, perfect after a day of walking the stunning coast path. We tried the food at the Anchor pub in Hartland and wished we hadn't bothered, burnt chips and steamrollered chicken were not at all appetising and neither was the atmosphere, we were the only diners. Give it a wide berth....

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Returned in stormy weather and this is a WONDERFUL place to be in rough weather. Staff are so very friendly and the rooms are immaculately clean and warm even in inclement weather. Owners so friendly and it cascades down to every staff member, they are all absolutely lovely xxx

Room Tip: Room 4 had a bay window and stunning views xxx
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Property: Hartland Quay Hotel
Address: Stoke, Bideford EX39 6DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Torridge > Bideford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Bideford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 17
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