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Sandy Cove Hotel

3.0 of 5 Old Coast Road | Combe Martin Bay, Berrynarbor, Berrynarbor EX34 9SR, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for a wedding. Our room was large with fresh decoration but it wasn't clean and the curtains were falling off. Compared to rooms used by other family members ours was fabulous. The picture on the website was not representative of any of the 6 rooms our family had. Very dated pool with broken facilities and a sad covering.... More

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Exmouth, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Sandy cove Hotel in Combe St Martin for our friends wedding on the weekend of 17th october We pulled up to the drive and my first reaction was "WOW" what a place, stunning views great location and idyllic setting however this was all disrupted by things going missing from our hotel room we went out for the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the hotel and we were both in need of relaxation. We had a room without a view on our last visit so this time we booked one of the balcony rooms because we remembered how stunning the view was. The room was good and the balcony was amazing, even though the weather wasn't brilliant,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked the hotel on line,all was good superior room with fantastic views,checked in early on Tuesday afternoon, room tidy and views to die for! Over the break we found the food brilliant but for the last night when I had bland fish and under cooked chips,the hotel we found needed loses of tlc,our shower leaked bad, the toilet basin was... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first impressions were great a stunning location and friendly welcome. The grounds looked well kept and there is a big deck terrace with seating at the front of the hotel. It would have been good to have an unloading bay at the front of the hotel as we had to bring our luggage all the way from the carpark.... More

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Christchurch, Dorset
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at the Sandy Cove Hotel, our initial thoughts were pleasing, lovely setting, great views, things couldn't get any better ( well only if it was brilliant sunshine, we arrived in the evening). The receptionist was so helpful and just the most welcoming person, telling us the short cut to our room via the dining room (rather than... More

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SandycoveDevon, Manager at Sandy Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed most of your starters and main courses, we do have an AA rosette award for food. I am sorry if you did not understand the menu, mackerel escabeche is actually cured mackerel and so will not be cooked but I am glad the staff offered to replace this... More

Exeter
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night in October, in need of some rest and relaxation after a difficult time. The location is really amazing and we immediately felt the benefit of coming here. The receptionist could not have been more friendly and helpful. Our room was lovely with an awesome view and everything was clean and comfortable. We had a... More

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SandycoveDevon, Manager at Sandy Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and liked the hotel. We have passed your comments on to the restaurant manager. We very much hope to meet you again in the future. More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 3 night break. We had such a relaxing enjoyable stay. The room we stayed in was modern and clean with the most amazing sea views. We were so pleased we went for a sea view. Breakfast and dinner were both amazing. There was a big choice at breakfast, I don't think I've ever eaten... More

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SandycoveDevon, Manager at Sandy Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to meet you again in the future. More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very hard to write a review of this hotel and as I'm typing I keep on changing the rating. I hope I can decide before I am finished writing. I booked the hotel because of the descriptions of how beautiful the view from the hotel is - AND that is absolutely true of the hotel. Difficult to find better... More

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SandycoveDevon, Manager at Sandy Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we do take all feedback very seriously. We are very sorry about the negative points you raise and we have had meetings with the head housekeeper and restaurant manager who will now be carrying out extra training with the staff in their respective departments. We can assure you that the... More

Witney, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived the weekend 26-28 sept for our 30th wedding anniversary , we arrived late due to traffic but the staff were very helpful and arranged dinner for us at 8-30pm also had flowers and chocolates in the room for my wife , what a meal as good as you will find anywhere, highly recommended chef , I hope they hold... More

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SandycoveDevon, Manager at Sandy Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your lovely comments about the food, we are very proud of our food and do have an AA rosette award. We have passed your comments on to both the chef and restaurant staff and hope to meet you again. More

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Address: Old Coast Road | Combe Martin Bay, Berrynarbor, Berrynarbor EX34 9SR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Berrynarbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sandy Cove Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Sandy Cove Ilfracombe
Hotel Sandy Cove
Sandy Cove Hotel Berrynarbor, Devon

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