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Lorna Doone House

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Tors road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ET, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The B&B is in an excellent location. Beautiful setting with lovely river walks and close to the sea The Rooms were clean and well stocked with coffee and tea. Nice breakfast which was more hotel standard than B&B Friendly staff

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Basingstoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We have just made our second visit to the Lorna Doone. We have made numerous visits to Lynmouth over forty plus years and this is definitely the best B&B in the area. The food is outstanding and the rooms are lovely.

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

Oh thank you for the lovely review. It is always nice to have good comments but even nicer when it is returning guests ! - Hope we see you again in the future More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Lovely hotel beautiful setting brilliant hosts will visit again , plenty to do close to the area ,lovely walks beautiful countryside ,hotel is set overlooking lovely river ,rooms are spacious ,food is brilliant ,highly reccomend ++++

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay in Lynmouth and your visit to Lorna Doone. Thank you for the kind words about Neil's great food - Hope we see you again in the future when you can try out some more walks More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The owners were very welcoming from the outset, I booked on the phone and instantly knew I could look forward to some fantastic hospitality. Upon arrival we were made to feel very welcome and offered some well needed refreshments. We stayed in room 3 which had a glorious view of the river but most importantly it was extremely spacious! Overall... More 

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay and your room. We are lucky that our house is an old victorian house so our rooms are of a good size. Hope we have the pleasure of another visit in the future More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We've stayed in 3 other B&B's in Lynmouth over the years, but never found anywhere we would want to return to. . . . . . . .now we have ! Neil & Sharon are the perfect hosts, the property is spotless, the breakfast is exceptional & the location overlooking the river is perfect, with its little veranda outside where... More 

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your recent stay. We hope we will have the pleasure of your company again and let's hope the journey is a bit better than your first experience! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Just spent a 3 night stay at Lorna Doone House. This was our second visit here and made very welcome by Neil and Sharon. Rooms are very clean and bed very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious with plenty of choice. Location is excellent with plenty of lovely walks and very central to Lynmouth's centre. Cliff railway to Lyton is a short... More 

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us again. Hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you again, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We booked a three night stay at Lorna Doone House having read the reviews here on Trip Advisor, we were not disappointed. Set in a lovely peaceful location (if you like the sound of running water) just on the outskirts of the village centre overlooking the East Lyn River. There is on site parking which is a bonus, the village... More 

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Lorna Doone and Lynmouth. We are glad you enjoyed a peaceful break and enjoyed your stay with us. We hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Decided to have a long weekend away for our wedding anniversary. Thought we would return to Lynmouth after many years. Picked Lorna Doone House from after reading reviews on Trip Adviser. We were not disappointed. We were made very welcome from the first minute by Neil. Had a lovey four poster bed, room 4, which overlooked the river. Room with... More 

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your Anniversary Break went well. Hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A lovely location, our first visit to this guesthouse. we stayed for 3 nights dinner bed and breakfast, Sharon and Neil made us feel very welcome. Food excellent, plenty of choice. we will be back on our next trip to North Devon.

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm review. Glad you enjoyed our food and your stay with us. Do hope you manage to make it back to North Devon and we have the pleasure of seeing you again. More 

Wangford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We don't often stay at guesthouses being seasoned caravaners. Whenever we do we always find ourselves feeling disappointed and wishing we'd taken the caravan instead. Not so this time - what a fantastic find. Wonderful welcome. Lovely room. Excellent hosts. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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HOBBSFAMILYDEVON, Owner at Lorna Doone House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is always nice when people look us up on Trip Advisor and then find that we manage to do justice to the reviews we have received. It was good to have your company and we hope we may see you again in the future More 

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