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2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   High St, Clovelly EX39 5TQ, England
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Ranked #4 of 5 Clovelly B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the New Inn and will never stay there again. There is nothing chic about the shabbiness of this hotel. It was grubby and stuffy - not a window anywhere in the large reception areas were open - or in any other areas we saw. The soft furnishings in our stuffy room were grubby and the... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for lunch after having a disappointing meal at the Red Lion on the Harbour a few years ago. We chose meals from the specials board and they were all home made. We had our 7 month old baby with us and were well accommodated. We would certainly recommend eating here when in Clovelly. The beer garden looked... More

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Speers Point, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are familiar with Clovelly, this Hotel provided for us a slightly more budget friendly alternative to the Pub accomodation down at the Harbour, but with no lesser sense of occation. It should be noted though that The New Inn is near the top of the main high street and only accesable on foot, although the entry fee to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in the Red Lion at the quay, but ended up eating here every night and it was well worth the effort walking up the hill, even at 5 months pregnant! Food was excellent, freshly made, great variety, great price, perfect size portions. Staff were friendly and were very accommodating - nothing was too much trouble. Felt very... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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74 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We had a cream tea at the New Inn. Nothing out of the ordinary, and the pub area certainly could do with a little renovation. I recognize that the character of the place should be kept, but it was careworn and a bit grubby. We did not stay here so cannot comment on rooms, etc.

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stopped here while walking the SWCP. Stayed in rooms across the cobbled street from the main Inn. Very clean and well presented. Staff (and local fisherman in the bar) are very welcoming and friendly. Breakfast in main Inn. Excellent kippers! Perfect place to enjoy the unique and character Clovelly.

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

From the start, only came across friendly helpful staff. Hotel is full of character (some might find this dusty and tired). Great breakfast in a memorable dinning room. Watch out for the donkeys!!! Simple but adequate rooms across the road with shared bathroom.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Clovelly is a charming village set almost vertically into the cliff-side. You park at the top of the village and carefully, walk down over the steep cobbles. Not for the mobility challenged! This inn was rather stuck in a time warp which was quite charming, however, it is in desperate need of some TLC. Damp patches and mould in the... More

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

The New Inn is halfway up or halfway down the steep slopes of Clovelly. Stopped there for a snack ended up having dinner. Homemade lasagne was super the ham ploughmans and the prawns salad were super value. Only waited 10 mins for meals. A place to stop if in the village.

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Nottingham
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We have just had a weekend stay at the New Inn Clovelly, it is a lovely little hotel with friendly staff and great food. The hotel however is in need of some minor repairs, but overall is a really great place. There are only two hotels in Clovelly, and we definitely chose the right one for us, we did visit... More

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Address: High St, Clovelly EX39 5TQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Clovelly
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — New Inn 2*
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New Inn Clovelly, Devon, UK

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