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Watergate Bay Hotel

On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AA, England
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Ranked #7 of 52 hotels in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
milest121 Worcester, 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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Worcester, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we came here to go to jamie olivers but couldnt get in so went for lunch in the hotel, the views were lovely and the staff were realy friendly. they were also very accomodating with our 1 year old daughter. food was great and will visit again if in the area

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a gorgeous setting and is so very family friendly, excellent facilities and lots to do in the area. We had a lovely 2 night break and would highly recommend it for a relaxing family break.

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

A place for kids and big kids. The staff can't do enough to help and the food in the restaurants are amazing. (The food and service in the 'open space' could do with a little prep up. Rooms are lovely and infinity pool stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked in for dinner at Zacharys last night but wanted to change our time to later ,so went into reception to ask if it was possible. A lovely girl called Katie was very helpful and sorted it straight away. We had a relaxing drink in the bar before dinner then ate a fabulous meal in the restaurant..again,very helpful... More

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Heanor, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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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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 Family Hotel in Newquay #3 Business Hotel in Newquay #4 Romantic 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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