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“A Gem”
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The Gables
Ranked #7 of 18 Porlock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 April 2014

The Gables is truly beautiful. The attention to Detail in the rooms and garden is superb. The rooms are tastefully decorated in a charming way that reflects the age of the building. It has great facilities too - tea/coffee, bottle water and biscuits even down to a really good hair dryer. My room had a vast bathroom with lovely touches such as a large bottle of bubble bath.
The breakfast is terrific with plenty of fresh fruit, a good selection of juices and jams. The toast is very good quality and the full English us huge.
I cannot recommend the Gables enough.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

I have stayed at many B&B's in Exmoor but this really takes some beating. Lovely owners (Sue and Dave), well decorated, spotlessly clean and a breakfast that is amazing - fresh fruit (lots of it), cereals, loads of jams, marmalades etc and a full fry that is simply wonderful with as much toast, tea/coffee as you want. Stayed with my wife and 2 year old and 4 year old and Sue was so nice, even letting them into the garden with a lovely dog so we could breakfast in peace! Heaven and HUGELY recommended! You won't go wrong here.

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

You won't find a better bed and breakfast than this. It's the most beautiful building in a very picturesque village, breakfast was great, everyone was very friendly and we had a lovely room. It was a great base for some wonderful walking. Highly recommended. .

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Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

Best B@B ever. Thank you Sue and Dave for a wonderful weekend stay. We had a marvellous stay again Breakfast extremely generous, rooms perfect with plenty of space. Sue and Dave very friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: All rooms excellent
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Thank David P
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

Had another excellent stay at the end of March 2014. Sue was a very welcoming host and made us feel as though we were at home. The Gables is perfectly placed in the centre of Porlock Village and the rooms within in it are clean and spacious, as well as tastefully yet minimally decorated. The breakfast was magnificent and was enough to keep us going for the rest of the day. If a full English is not up to your taste, there is a wide range of cereals and fruits for your choosing and a constant supply of tea and coffee. An excellent value Bed and Breakfast and I would recommend to all. Thanks again to Sue and Dave!

Room Tip: All rooms are great!
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

Just got back from a weekend stay at The Gables and once again we got five star service. Rooms always presented beautifully, breakfast you couldn't ask for better or more choice and as always made to feel right at home by
Sue and family. Looking forward to our next stay hopefully later on in
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

This must be one of the best places we have stayed! Fantastic welcome, comfy bed, really lovely decor, and absolutely spotless. Excellent breakfast on top of all that. The house is really lovely and Sue & Dave do a great job. The only downside really..... we could only stay 2 nights!! I would highly recommend this for anyone visiting the area. We will definitely be back in the future.

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Additional Information about The Gables

Address: The Gables Doverhay, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8LG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Porlock
Price Range: £65 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful Grade2 listed Chocolate Box Thatched Cottage in the Exmoor National Park. ... more   less 
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