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Watergate Bay Hotel

On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AA, England
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Ranked #6 of 51 hotels in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Peter H Heanor, United Kingdom
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    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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    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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Heanor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were at the watergate in June for my sons wedding.It was the most amazing day in every way.From arriving on the Friday to leaving on the Sunday nothing was to much trouble for the staff.The wedding went without a hitch and of course the weather was fantastic.Thanks to everybody at the hotel fot everything and hope to see you... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an excellent day - perfect view at the front on the deck - staff were superb, friendly, chatty, helpful. I didn't think it was possible to consume that amount of champagne in 12 hours but hell we managed it. The Pink stuff started at 2.30 with a lovely afternoon tea to follow, and then champagne just kept coming... More

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having stayed here when our family were younger years ago I cannot rate this hotel high enough. We visited for Polo on the beach and yes the tickets were expensive at £120 each. we had a delicious afternoon tea and food in the evening. Champagne flowed freely in the evening but only one glass was offered on arrival at 2.30... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't recommend this enough! We stayed at the hotel on the Saturday night and bought tickets for the polo house party . We knew what to expect as the emails before arrival laid out the running of the day . The food was delicious both in the afternoon and evening and we have never seen champagne flow so freely in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Some good friends suggested that we join them this year at the Veuve Clicquot Polo day at the Watergate Hotel. Tickets were about £120 each. It was the worst organised event that we had ever attended. At £120 per ticket, you don't expect to have to buy your own drinks. Apparently last year it ran like a proper event. It... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a nice location but parking here is a joke. The whole area of watergate bay has been over developed and is now full of middle class Audi and bmw roof box brigade. The hotel itself is clean and tidy, drinks are pricey. In my opinion the once small quaint area of watergate has been exploited and... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Watergate Bay proved a great place for a one night beach break. Slightly disappointing room, small and didn't feel as luxurious as the rest of the hotel but the swim club and beautiful ocean room lounge more than made up for it. Friendly and helpful staff and a truly relaxing stay.

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Berkshire, England
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37 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An informal, light and airy hotel where you follow the sandprints to your room. Great places to sit and look over the bay, especially the Ocean View room whose contemporary style and comfy sofas were great to snuggle down in. Our room was spacious with a comfortable double (well 2 twins together) bed, small balcony overlooking the bay and excellent... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was absolutely great. The food was fabulous as well as the pool. It was great and really peaceful. it also had a great baby's pool. The only thing about the pool was they should have another deeper bigger children's pool where your aloud to jump, dive, splash and play with water toys. The surfing place next to watergate bay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It would have been easy for the owners to trade on the fantastic beach and amazing views of Watergate Bay itself and not try hard with the hotel. They could probably still get away with high rates in the peak seasons. But they haven’t and this is an excellent all round hotel. The Watergate Bay hotel is about having an... More

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Address: On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Also Known As:
The Hotel And Extreme Academy, Watergate Bay
Hotel Watergate Bay
Watergate Hotel Newquay
Bay Hotel Watergate
Watergate Bay Newquay
Watergate Bay Hotel Newquay, Cornwall

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Newquay #3 Business Hotel in Newquay #3 Family Hotel in Newquay #5 On the Beach Hotel in Newquay
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Watergate Bay Hotel gives you all the great things you'd find in a mountain resort - on a beach! It's an awesome mix of adrenalin sports, gorgeous accommodation, great places to eat and drink, inspiring people and a relaxed vibe. ... more   less 
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