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80 West Street, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park PL19 8AQ, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Tavistock
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Booked a room for two nights and confirmed price twice on phone. Arrived to be sent to a mouldy room with a hallway that smelt terrible and had a water leak onto the carpet. The double 'superior' room smelt of damp and had a large wet black patch on the rear wall. When I opened the window to air the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Booked High Tea for 9 ladies, celebrating a special birthday, which I informed the hotel of when booking. Made the booking after reading reviews on this website I must stress!. Anyway on arrival we were shown to a table set in a dark back room, very uninviting, obviously they could see our disappointment and asked if we would rather be... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here ahead of attending a wedding reception. We were running late due to a traffic jam on m5. On arriving we had a great welcome by friendly staff member. While comfortable the room was in a little need of tlc but the amazing breakfast and friendliness of staff overcame the slight disappointment in room. Don't get me wrong just... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Excellent, friendly Service especially by the check in and breakfast staff. Great to have a bar, we arrived late and it was no problem, room was nice, not 5 star but a good standard. Breakfast great value and great tasting. Would stay again.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Where do I start....we booked Browns for an overnight stay with my elderly parents. I advised that we would require a first floor room to avoid the stairs. On arrival, despite the fact that the lift was out of order, my poor parents were allocated a room at the top of the hotel and had to climb 31 stairs and... More

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Limoges, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I paid maximum price and my sister paid half of that through a late booking service; both were overpriced for what amounts to an overpriced B&B. The room was dank, smelled of damp with an insidious smell of stale tobacco - probably from the smoking area directly below the room. The bedding wasn't clean and asked for it to be... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We returned again to Browns to visit Dartmoor. We were made to feel very welcome on our return including our dog :D. The staff are excellent as is there custumer service, nothing is too much trouble. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Cooked breakfast are very good and excellent choice. It is very handy for the moors as most walks are... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Booked this hotel for a surprise birthday treat for my partner. But it soon became apparent that the website does not reflect the hotel truly today. Not a Molton Brown product in the room at all and certainly not recently refurbished. Staff are friendly but the hotel is in need of whole updating/refurbishment. Tatty decor and furnishings. Very disappointed.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed here on a bed and breakfast basis as I had business to attend in the area. The room we stayed in was clean and adequately furnished, the bed was comfortable and we had an en suite with a bath. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was ok - just a simple continental breakfast although we had... More

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Callington, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We're fairly local to Browns so occasionally use the restaurant or stop in for coffee on the sofas in the bar area. I thought for Valentines evening it might be fun to have a meal and stay the night. While is was great to escape the kids and not have to drive home after supper, it was really only ok... More

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Address: 80 West Street, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park PL19 8AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Tavistock
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Browns Tavistock, Devon

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