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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Exmoor National Park EX31 4QX, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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32 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As others have noted, the exterior of this hotel could do with a little TLC, but don't let that fool you. Its definitely a place to come and relax. Great food. Another reviewer mentioned the library, I wished we had had more time to peruse it- an intellectual collection that put me in mind of university days.

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This small hotel is set in a peaceful, secluded location. It is run by an experienced couple who concentrate on giving their visitors a personal service, comfort and good food. The hotel is very clean, nicely decorated and comfortably furnished. The bathrooms in two of the bedrooms we saw appear brand new. The beds are comfortable and linen crisp and... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

After many years my wife and I returned to the Woody Bay Hotel. Its secluded position with great views make it a good choice. Colette and Martin run a super hotel with all the personal touches. We were offered tea not only when we first arrived but whenever we returned in the afternoon after exploring wonderful Exmoor. Our room was... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

There is little to add to the excellent reviews except to say they reflect our experience. Thank you Colette and Martin for a wonderful couple of days at Woody Bay. Don't be deceived by the shabby chic exterior. The interior of this hotel is immaculately clean and very stylish without being overly self-conscious. We loved the amazing sea views, the... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We first visited the hotel more than 40 years ago and returned to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. It was the best thing we could have done. We had a fabulous break. The hotel is a gem - the rooms are styish and very well equipped and the food, both breakfast and dinner, was amazingly good. Collette and Martin are... More

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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We have just had another short break at the Woody Bay. We were fortunate to have some excellent weather, but the highlight of the trip has to be the location of this lovely small hotel, and the wonderful food cooked by Martin. The sunsets across the Bristol Channel are truly amazing, both from the dining room and all the bedrooms.... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

It was really good to stay in this excellent small hotel once again. It is in such a beautiful location that, although Spring was not as advanced as the last time we were here, it was still a pleasure to walk through the woods and on the coastal path. So nice to find that Colette and Martin are still there... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Very welcoming hosts. Fantastic food with lots of choice. Tastefully decorated rooms with beautiful view over the bay. All I could hear at night was an owl hooting! Tea on the terrace as soon as we arrived!

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

after a break of a year (no other reason then moved house twice) we returned to Woody Bay, warm welcome as usual from Martin and Colette. You are able to relax as soon as you arrive, with tea on the veranda. Comfortable beds and fabulous views of the bay. Food excellent. See you both soon!

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New Forest, UK
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I, children and grand-children have been visiting this hotel since the late 1970's. We have seen about four or five different owners over the years, together with transformations of the hotel etc., and the current owners of 20+ years, Martin and Collette, have made the hotel, though smaller, more wonderful. Location, views, surrounding scenery, accommodation and, of... More

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Address: Exmoor National Park EX31 4QX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Woody Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 247
Also Known As:
Hotel Woody Bay
Woody Bay Hotel Exmoor National Park/Devon

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