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Riversford Hotel

Limers Lane | Northam, Bideford EX39 2RG, England
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Ranked #10 of 14 Hotels in Bideford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013
Petra W Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Yes - this hotel is old fashioned. However it cannot be beaten on service, cleanliness & food. The staff (all of them) couldn't have been more helpful. The room was clean, warm and the towels / linen were all good quality. The food was tremendous! a varied tasty menu at low prices. If it isn't on the menu, chef will... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for three days whilst working in the area. I can cope with a flowery carpet, I can cope with a bright blue but mis-matched bathroom but what I can't cope with is a rude proprietor that refuses to provide hot water for someone that's an early riser and likes a shower in the morning. Basil Fawlty has... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

It would be wrong to wax lyrical about the Riversford Hotel being sparkling and modern. It isn't - it is a throwback to the past and probably it hasn't changed much since the present owners arrived more than 40 years ago. There is a lot of old furniture, plenty of steps (perhaps too many!) to the rooms on the third... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We stayed for one night as a stop over en-route to Cornwall with 3 young children. The location down a quiet residential road is great, with private houses that you might aspire to live in. The family room on the top floor is a very generously sized double aspect room overlooking the estuary. The décor was admittedly dated but the... More

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Colwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The Riversford Hotel is a gem, we have stayed at the hotel on several occasions and have enjoyed every stay. Consistent good friendly service, fantastic food and spacious rooms. The hotel is quirky and it is a pleasure to find such a gem. Most hotels are cold and 'modern', it is a real pleasure to stay in a hotel that... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We have stayed at this hotel on several occasions over the years and have found the rooms spacious, the food fantastic and the staff helpful. Yes it is a bit dated but for the price it is faultless, we have stayed on our own and in groups and each time have enjoyed the weekend. The hotel is quirky but this... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Visited the hotel for lunch one sunday - the manager (presumably) couldn't have been more helpful and went out of his way to make us comfortable - however once he handed us over to the restaurant staff the experience rapidly went downhill with a catelogue of errors: No serviettes First course, food great but bread rolls delivered without butter Main... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Welcomed upon arrival by the hotel staff, seated in the cosy bar area with a drink while our food orders were taken. We were shown through to the restaurant and our food was served. The food was amazing and cooked to perfection and well presented. We had a starter, main and sweet, all of which were of a high standard... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Not happy - only stopped off for a pot of tea - it seemed like a lot of trouble. Took ages, staff grumpy, like they thought we were being a nuisance. I think we caught them while they were having breakfast, but it's supposed to be a hotel!!!! Won't be back.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Family of 4 with young children stayed for one night on way to Cornwall via the Big Sheep ! Nice location overlooking the sea and the staff are all very helpful. Food was filling if not gourmet with a reasonable traditional selection. However, our room was not especially clean and if I'm honest makes me itch just thinking about it... More

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Address: Limers Lane | Northam, Bideford EX39 2RG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bideford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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