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The Old Forge at Totnes

4.0 of 5
Seymour Place, Totnes TQ9 5AY, England
The Old Forge at Totnes
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of days on a fact finding trip of Totnes, the Old Forge is full of character included with creaks and occasional thumps and bumps of a very old building which many have reviewed as a negative of which I don't see it that way. the old forge is Totnes and Totnes is the Old Forge!!... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

what a shame i was only here for business and for 1 night....i would love to return on holiday to enjoy this charming b&b. the owners were very accommodating, friendly and helpful....going above and beyond (on a business trip of 19 days, my suitcase wouldn't fit in the small double room i was originally intended to be in so was... More 

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familyswim, Owner at The Old Forge at Totnes, responded to this review

Hello Kirsty, Thank you for very much for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again when you have more time to enjoy what Totnes and the surrounding area has to offer! More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A very "unfriendly", welcome awaits you at this establishment. Service with a smiles is not a nessesity in the hospitality business but it helps! Very noisy room - you can hear conversations next door and freezing in there to boot! We asked for extra blankets but none arrived. Book elsewhere! Oh - and the wifi is very 'hit and miss'.

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familyswim, Owner at The Old Forge at Totnes, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. With regard to your being freezing, we have our central heating for most of the day and when the temperature drops then it is left on all night. We also provide a fan heater or an electric oil heater in rooms just in case a guest requires a... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stayed here a few weeks ago whilst visiting some family friends and it was absolutely lovely! Totnes is a lovely place and would recommend anyone visiting to stay here, its got a great location as its very central but away from the bust main road! It also has free parking! There is a lovely little hot tub in the conservatory... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stayed in November so it was quiet but still a good atmosphere in the pub.mgreat choice of beers and the one meal we had in our three night stay was excellent and reasonably priced. Very close to the town (5 mins to the bottom of the main St) and has parking which is a must in Totnes!

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Poor value for money. Charged £84 for a double ensuite for a single night. Beware of a £5 charge for only staying for one night over the weekend. Small noisy room without a view. Cheap coffee provided in room. I would be happy to pay £50- £55 per night but in my opinion this place is way overpriced. Could hear... More 

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familyswim, Owner at The Old Forge at Totnes, responded to this review

I am shocked to read this review and most offended that you would choose to put on the internet that we are a ''charmless couple'. You were clearly very hungover yesterday morning, it was quite obvious, there could be no other reason to put such a nasty comment. I took payment from you and I know that I was polite... More 

New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Old Forge has received some close to rave reviews. It is very much what it says on the tin – a B&B, so don’t expect much apart from a comfy if not large room, and a large (if you want it) and enjoyable breakfast. The garden looked to be an ideal spot for a cream tea on a Summer... More 

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familyswim, Owner at The Old Forge at Totnes, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. As mentioned in previous reviews and responses, some of our rooms are not huge because of the age of the building. It is an Old Forge and buildings like this were built for working in. Our prices are in line with most quality B and B's in this area and with the standard of linen,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Lovely old building in a quiet lane, grocer's on the corner, parking, much thought has gone into the place (e,g, note on the wall telling me where a spare key is if I lock myself out), superb breakfast, comfortable room. Very highly recommended. One small gripe, Do the (mainly elderly) guests really want pop music at breakfast?

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

What a pleasure it was to find The Old Forge Inn at Totnes. We were in town for a comedy night and wanted somewhere local to stay. The Old Forge Inn is in the town and everything is less than a 5 minute walk. Very clean rooms, parking and a good breakfast all excellent. In addition they have a "secret... More 

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Southampton, England
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
28 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were recommended to stay here by a friend who has family living nearby and we weren't disappointed.. Rooms were immaculately clean (yes they are small but it is an Old Forge - not sure what some people expect), the bathroom had clearly been recently refurbished and there was tea & coffee making facilities. I'm easy to please as long... More 

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