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The Rising Sun Hotel

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Harbourside, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EG, England
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Lynmouth
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Gillian J Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely location and our sea view room was pretty if rather small! The waitresses were excellent and the food ok nothing special! And for a sea side pub not to be open for a late lunch was disappointing!

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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very much enjoyed a two night stay here on May 15/16th 2015. A charming ancient pub with great atmosphere, very good selection of beers and excellent evening meals and breakfasts. Accommodating and friendly staff ensured this enjoyable stay. Our bedroom and en suite bathroom were small but perfectly adequate ( It is a 13thC building after all ). Access to... More 

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lady in our B+B suggested that we went here. We walked around the harbour wall watching the waves beat while the wind nearly blew me over. We went into the hotel and ordered a meal. The service was friendly, but not intrusive. The food was wonderful and not a huge portion, but oh so good. Do try the wonderful... More 

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Wigan, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every time we stay at Dean Steep near Lynton we like to spend hours in (or sitting outside) The Rising Sun by the small harbour in Lynmouth. The ale is good and there is always some good banter with the locals. Dog friendly as always...we will be back again soon.

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were so looked after and felt really special, the girls were so friendly yet so professional. I had a main as a starter, the crab slate. And then duck for main, it was stunning! And the selection. Of puddings for desert was sensational. Thank you for our special wedding anniversary. We came from minehead as we got married in... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good, staff excelent, food very good, rooms very clean. Very close to sea front. wood panelling all over and low ceilings, lovely place. Menu is good possibly slightly expensive but worth it. Lynmouth is not easy to get to as at bottom of steep hills but well worth it.

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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this review

The Rising Sun is situated in a lovely location nestled into the hillside, with both countryside and coastal views. We are very proud of our lovely old building which is full of character from low ceilings to sloping floors and our wood panelled restaurant. Its always nice to read other people agree. Your wonderful comments about our food and staff... More 

Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for lunch. Had the house special Mussel's in a white wine, garlic and shallot sauce. Absolutely gorgeous. Have lunch here every time I am in Lynmouth and always leave impressed. Also they keep a really great pint.

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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this review

Returning customers are very important to us, so thank you very much for choosing to eat at The Rising Sun when in Lynmouth. Are mussels are a very popular dish on our menu so we were really pleased you enjoyed them. Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review and for your fantastic compliment about always... More 

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30 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have always wanted to stay here over the years and thanks to groupon, we took advantage of the opportunity, thankfully we were not disappointed at all. Our room was not above the Inn as expected but two doors up in a cosy cottage with a commanding view over the small harbour area, a real treat! The bed was perfect for... More 

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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and liked the room that had been allocated to you in our Annexe. Although they are smaller rooms they are well appointed and all have sea views, so there is always something different to look at.... More 

London, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for dinner and drinks. We ate in the restaurant, which is small and pleasant. The food was nice (not amazing) but quite overpriced for what it is (jazzed up pub food) and took ages to be served (almost an hour after the order was taken). At no point did the staff update us about our order. The poor... More 

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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to leave your review as we value all feedback, and can only apologise for failing to meet your expectations. The length of time you had to wait is definitely not the norm and we cannot understand why you were not updated on the likely delay, and this issue has now been taken up with... More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Have just stayed at the rising sun again ,and have done many times.The food was outstanding (thank you chef) the hotel is warm and cosy.Always a great welcome.cant wait till next time.Staff had good sense of humour,met some lovely people.all in all a wonderful break.Thank you. Sharon scott.

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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly thank you for choosing to stay at The Rising Sun again. And for taking the time to write a review. Your lovely comments regarding your recent stay have been passed on. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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