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The Sun Bay Hotel

Inner Hope Cove, Hope Cove, Salcombe TQ7 3HH, England
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Hope Cove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Ann H London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed over and found the staff friendly and accommodating as we have a 5 month old. The views were stunning and loved the sun terrace, a stones throw from the beach. Will defiantly return and will be recommending it to friends and family..

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights with a family party for a wedding; booked for us as the only hotel in the area with enough accommodation (we needed 8 rooms). Access to Hope Cove is via narrow unmarked roads, quite scary if you're not used to that kind of driving. Hotel car park small and some spaces difficult to access.... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So be careful you actually state you want a sea view when you book or else you might miss the one good thing about this hotel. Cracked sink, cramped bathroom, no decent bathroom toiletries, no biscuits or hot chocolate on courtesy tray, cold sausages and baked beans at breakfast, topped off with a one hour, twenty minute wait to even... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location, but not what I expected, the car park was small, but we were always able to park in it. As you approach the front door there is a flat/room to the right....the curtains were always closed..looked like staff accommodation, but looked dreary... The main lounge and dining room were excellent.....comfortable chairs...just a few dog hairs here and there...but... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the website this hotel looked perfect for a short stay. We were not impressed with the entrance from the car park and no one on reception when we arrived. We were shown to our room by a polite, young girl. Our room was small and although clean was very old fashioned, which normally is not a problem but it... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Lovely location, but that is what you pay for. The cost of rooms is quite high even though they are small and dated, however look out the window and you cannot want for a better view. The breakfast was great The evening dinner poor and overpriced. I ordered a mixed grill £21.50! And I was not asked how I wanted... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We (my child and I) arrived late in the day and were very happy to be accommodated in a perfect room that would have happily slept 4 people. The owner was extremely friendly and chatted to us as if we were old pals, so we felt very welcome indeed. The terrace is a perfect place to have a pre-dinner drink... More

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Bramley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We pretty much booked most of the Sun Bay rooms for our wedding in May and we found the staff to be friendly, helpful and flexible. We had a family room and were quite happy with the size and facilities offered. We did make one suggestion to the owner and that was that she should consider black out blinds in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The location was lovely - but there are other equally or more lovely locations in the UK and £100 was, I felt, rather overpriced given our experience during my Daughter and my 1 night stay at the Sun Bay Hotel last week. We were welcomed rather flippantly by the owner and then shown to our room which did look like... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed here because they don't have an inflexible 2-nights only at the weekend like some of the other hope cove hotels, and we were only here for one night for a wedding in the town. However, the staff were so friendly and helpful, and the hotel was spotless and comfortable, with good food, that we'd go back here anyway.... More

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Address: Inner Hope Cove, Hope Cove, Salcombe TQ7 3HH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Salcombe > Hope Cove
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
14 bedroomed family run hotel 50 yds from the golden sandy beaches of Hope Cove. Dog friendly, we are on the world famous South West Coast path, the hotel was refurbished in 2009 and boasts a spacious sun terrace from which to enjoy breath taking views out to sea. Our restaurant is rapidly becoming the destination of choice for all those who love fresh locally produced fare and our speciality is locally caught sea food which is landed daily.We hope you will come and stay. ... more   less 
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