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The Captain's House

1 Tors Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ET, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was really disappointed with The Captain's House as it does have some good things going for it - a great location overlooking the river and cliffs and an old fashioned, quirky English vibe that overseas visitors will no doubt lap up. However, for someone just after basic comforts at a reasonable price (I stayed for one night only while... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my parents stayed in this B&B and it reminded me of my granny's interior from donkey's years ago. I was not impressed having to share a shower on the hallway with other guests. The breakfast was good and so was the location.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at the Captains House. The host and his wife were really friendly, incredibly helpful and a goldmine of information. The hotel itself is full of vintage character and has a unique history soon to be immortalised by Hollywood! We recommend this place to everyone and would be happy to stay there again. Located in the... More 

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We received a warm welcome by the very friendly owner. The room interior was basic but thanks to the decoration and the little terrace in front of the house (where they serve cream tea) the place had a certain charme. There are 2 negative points I could name. There was no shower curtain, so you had to be very carefull... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

On ordering a pot of tea for two in the 'tea garden' the man serving us was not very polite when we declined anything to eat. He was then extremely rude to the next couple that ordered only tea. To the next people he said loudly 'thank god for that' when they ordered cake. Extremely rude and unwelcoming man. Manners... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Room was very nice, pillows were terrible felt like you was sleeping on the mattress and bed squeaked, cobwebs all over windows. breakfast was cheapest sausages and greasy eggs. The owner thought he knew it all.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a lovely welcome and charming place to stay, a mix of tradition old England and the Far East creates a lovely ambiance, add to that the babble of the river outside - perfect setting. Great access to nearby facilities.

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Three of us stayed here for 1 night whilst walking the south west coast path. 1 double ensuite and 1 single. The owner was smarmy and unwelcoming. Had to ask to change double room as it wasn't en suite .... were then given a room with a private shower and loo across the corridor .... this is not en suite... More 

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14 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We'll be back! It's not a hotel, but it is a quaint B&B on the banks of the once-infamous East Lyn, a short distance from the centre of the village. And yes, I can understand how the ultra-sensitive might think the owner is reminiscent of Basil Fawlty. But it was still a wonderful couple of nights. When we arrived the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great location, owners very knowledgeable of the local area (great for first time visitors), and the bacon was the best I've ever tasted. After realising we had left some clothes in the wardrobe the owners were immensely helpful in returning them to us safely. We would definitely stay again.

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