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The Blue Anchor Hotel

Minehead TA24 6JP, England
The Blue Anchor Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stopped at this pub for an early evening meal with my family, after my children spotted the Bouncy Castle and trampoline in Beer Garden. While the garden itself was quite nice, perched on top of a cliff and enjoying a sweeping view of the beach, the pub itself was extremely dated. Stuck in a 1970s time warp, id argue... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Its in such a good spot and you would expect it to be a really nice country inn but it's not. we parked in the overgrown car park and there was no direct access from the car park which is unusual and the only way was down the invisible from the car park dangerous stone steps. when we got to... More 

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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Been before, so knew was ok. Tidy menu, with specials / lunch time deals. Food was good - proper pub food. Nothing fancy, just good grub, good service, nice place to put feet up after a walk along beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for our evening dinner. Monday is pie night and I had Steak and Kidney. I found it really yummy and if you love kidneys it had loads! They also had red stripe beer on tap! The place is a bit tired but it's open as most pubs these days are closing!

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barnwood
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301 reviews 301 reviews
35 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This place is a superb location and having been here as a youngster I am really disappointed that it has been run down so much. The place is untidy and scruffy. The only reasonable thing is the food and is only reasonable. The staff could do with pulling their socks up and smile at their clients or they won't have... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I went to a meeting at this apology for a 'hotel'. The room was cold, dark and was only chosen because the car park was big enough. It was off season in a slow time of day. There is no excuse for this negligence. Any resemblance between this property and a hostelry is strictly imaginary. The best thing a new... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This watering hole is as you enter (or leave) a hidden gem! Blue Anchor beach. You can walk from here to Minehead. The pub offers good food indoors or out on an elevated garden area and accommodation too. Although I have never stayed overnight, it is very seasonal dependent so investment has to trickle. Sitting in the sun overlooking the... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Just had one night at the Blue Anchor and that's enough.Views are superb and our food in the evening was ok as was breakfast.Unfortunately the hotel is well past its best.Grubby and shabby is being kind!Rooms not cleaned properly,bed old and lumpy.The wirering will give you nightmares or a nasty shock absolutely appalling.Only one light which was hanging off the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We walk our dogs regularly at Blue Anchor and use the various pubs and cafe. The Blue Anchor is very dog friendly whilst food is ok but needs some love and attention inside and out. Great play area out side for the kids and the view is spectacular across the bay as they are half way down the hill into... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I just returned from a family day out with Thomas the Tank Engine which was fab. My wife and kids had a great time and we stayed at this hotel which really was great value for money. Let me start by saying that the views from the clean family room were absolutely amazing, the staff were extremely welcoming making our... More 

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