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Moorlands

Woody Bay, Parracombe, Exmoor National Park EX31 4RA, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Parracombe B&B and Inns
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mr_bugster Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Moorlands I stayed at Moorlands, recently taken over by Desi and Mark, as I was visiting the May 2015 Gala Day at Woody Bay Station on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway. In a former life Moorlands had been the Station Hotel, so literally a 50m walk up the path from the station platform. The place was lovely and warm as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The former station hotel is perfect for visiting the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, and it's a beautiful part of the world to stay. The grounds of the hotel are quite large and very pretty. The first impression of the hotel inside is that it is a little dated. It must be said, though, that the new owners have got the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

As other reviews have stated the hotel is well signposted. We stayed at the hotel as it has a no refund policy, therfore the owners let us transfer dates rather than loose out money. Overall the owners were firendly, however the hotel rate we paid was a bit over the top as the rooms were dated although the bathroom was... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in moorlands self catering dean suite. Very clean and comfortable. This suite has a garden so was perfect for our dog. The owners were very friendly and accommodating. There are lots of stunning places to see just a short drive away. Thank you :-)

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Earlier this month I stayed at Moorlands with my wife (and dog) in the ground floor Dean apartment. In september 2011 I stayed in the upstairs Bodley Suite and was very impressed and I was equally satisfied with the Dean apartment. Being situated on the ground floor with the entrance into the kitchen (with a tiled floor) was very handy... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Moorlands is well signed and is located at the end of its own private driveMy niece got married at the end of June and held her wedding reception about a mile from Moorlands. We took over the whole guest house for two nights. The rooms were clean and well maintained, they'd been recently redecorated. The beds were comfortable. The owners... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We went down the drive and were immeduiately enchanted by the setting and grounds. The welcome was friendly and backed up the and booking made whish was dealt with politely and efficiently. The accommodation was spotless, if a little old fashioned, but this added to the charm. The food was good quality and served in a pleasant dining room with... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

I stayed at Moorlands last weekend in the Bodley Suite. I was thoroughly satisfied with the accommodation which was very clean, comfortable, quiet and well equipped. Moorlands is well placed for walking and other attractions. The accommodation was very reasonably priced and represents excellent value for money. As we were self-catering we did not have any meals but the option... More 

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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

Beautiful old country home turned hotel in the middle of Exmoor. Beautiful views over farmland toward coast, which is reachable via paths from hotel. Friendly owners, lovely straightforward breakfast. Lots of privacy. Nice toiletries and tea/coffee in room. Games and books for rainy days. Note that breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m.

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Hillingdon, London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

The hotel is in a lovely location. Rooms are very comfortable. The host couple were very friendly, went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as they could. We had some problems with airlock in the bathrooms but was solved very swiftly. Food was delicious and very fresh. Overall, a fantastic and relaxing break. Downside, no mobile... More 

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