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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Medway
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14 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The B&B is in an excellent location, overlooking the West Lyn river, and walking distance from the main esplanade in Lynmouth and the footpaths and cliff railway up to Lynton. The owners are very helpful and knowledgeable of the local area, though the gentleman can seem a little overbearing at times, offering suggestions of places to visit when all I... More 

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croydon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have just returned from an idyllic weekend in Lynmouth, staying at the Captains House. As usual the hospitality was impeccable, and the cream teas in the beautiful garden delicious. I would recommend this little bit of paradise to anyone travelling in this part of the world.

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Evercreech, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 2 nights, had the captain room which we thought would be overlooking the river which it was not, if we wanted to see the river from our room we had to stick our heads out of the window. Own has no manners and does not offer you how u like your breakfast done... More 

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Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The location is just fabulous, the accomodation itself fine for the price. Room - very small, but adequate Bathroom - I was not aware that I had booked a room with a shared bathroom and general use toilet, probably my fault as very last minute booking for business trip. The bathroom was poorly lit an even inappropriate for shaving Breakfast... More 

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Launceston
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Lynmouth beautiful Lynton beautiful exmoor beautiful The captains house well what can I say rooms last decorated in the 50s breakfast was shameful owner rude almost comical tv had 2 channels only but wasn't shore if it was signal or the tv,s age .owner slagged off every body else's establishment except 2 places which were expensive no parking paid extra... More 

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