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The Old Forge at Totnes

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Seymour Place, Totnes TQ9 5AY, England
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Firstly the gentleman who greeted us was not friendly this is not good for someone in the hospitality business. The building is lovely but our room was not - tiny, nowhere to put luggage, a little chilly when the heating went off, (we had to use the fan heater) and a tiny shower room with louvre doors. This place has... More 

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

In response to your review, I would like to point out to other readers that this was a last minute booking made on New Years Eve. The guest phoned me in the morning urgently needing a room and her husband had seen that we still had one available online. The room is a very small double and normally only available... More 

Cornwall
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Stayed for one night only in a twin room. The Forge is a lovely old building and has thankfully kept it's charm. The whole place, especially the room, bathroom and dining area were spotlessly clean. The place isn't modern, you don't expect it to be but I'd prefer cleanliness over modern any day. The breakfast was lovely. There's a large... More 

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Poole, Dorset, UK
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Last minute change of plans, so headed for Devon. Totnes perfectly placed to see all we wanted in the short time we had. The Old Forge is close enough to the town centre to be able to leave your car and walk everywhere. Lovely breakfasts, catering for dietary issues. We had a king sized bed in the garden room, the... More 

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Nottingham
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Nice spot, quiet and a few minutes walk from the center of Totnes. Small but useful carpark at the front of a nice well kept property. The rooms are on the small side, but have everything you need and for a weekend away the size is fine as you'll be out most of the time any way. And I must... More 

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wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We have just stayed at The Old Forge, and although we found the room to be spotlessly clean and tidy, we did think that the bathroom was tired and needed updating. Breakfast was also disappointing,especially having to do your own toast (which takes about 5minutes!) using supermarket packet bread. The cooked breakfast options were plenty, but the chances of getting... More 

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

Thank you for your review and we are very sorry that you were not entirely happy with your stay. The bathrooms in the guest house have all been renovated in the last five years, the one in that particular room about three years ago. Why was breakfast so disappointing? You say the cooked options are plenty! We give guests the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a lovely short stay at this B&B. Our room was just outside so we did not have to go through reception each time which was handy as we had a couple of late nights. The room and shower were small but this did not bother us too much as we were only there to sleep and get ready... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Just returned home after a two night stay here. We found the owners friendly and helpful, our room wasn't huge but was very clean and comfortable. There is a pleasant garden that we were able to use as the weather was gorgeous. There really wasn't much to complain about although we nearly didn't book after looking at a recent review.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The twin room was far too small, the en suite extremely cramped and the whole area was airless,where was the wardrobe ?just a curtain with hooks on the wall.The breakfast not very good undercooked bacon and semi frozen hash browns the time slot between 8-9 was too short,we did not find the hosts very friendly. The accommodation was far too... More 

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

In response to this review, we have gone through all our bookings for the last month and we have not had any guests staying from Exeter. We are a reasonably small establishment and can always work out which guests have posted a review. Considering these guests stayed in July and we are now on the fifth, we are puzzled as... More 

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Cornwall
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45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Our garden room was lovely and looking out on the garden a delight. However, the walls between ours and the next were thin, our neighbour was not noisy but we could easily hear a conversation on the phone through the wall. Also because it was summer and there was only a white blind across the large window, woke at 5am... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Looked this up before we visited but found the mixed reviews confusing so wasn't sure what to expect. Our experience as follows. Plus: Room was clean and surrounding area quiet. Minus: The thin stud walls between bedroom and neighbouring room made for a noisy experience as even the smallest sound carried. This is not to do with the fact the... More 

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