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NuBeginnings

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Westwell Hall | Torrs Park, Ilfracombe EX34 8AZ, England
NuBeginnings
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Ok I stayed here for a week From Friday 9th January 2015 Friday 16th January 2015. The room I stayed in was nice and clean and I got a bath as well so had a hot bath every night. Generally the surroundings and location was excellent. It was a breath of fresh air going away from the hustle and bustle... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Anup. 4.1 Kg loss is fantastic - well done. Even better that you have kept it off. I assume you have lost even more by now. I am glad you enjoyed your room and surroundings and the personalised service. That is indeed what we pride ourselves on. We work very hard to balance the exercise so... More 

Braunton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My first experience of NB was back in August 2014 , I was so nervous and very low in self esteem. I didn't have far to travel(only 7 miles!) but it seemed the longest journey of my life getting there. That first week changed my life, the team are fantastic, the mix of therapies , exercises , relaxation, food and... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Sara. I don't think there is much more I can say - 3 stone weight loss pretty much speaks for itself. Really great work - well done. I really appreciate you taking the time to write about what you think makes NuBeginnings special. I am delighted that the team have made sure you feel comfortable... More 

Cannes, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Recently spent a week at Nubeginnings. Was a bit nervous ,thinking that a place like this only works for people who are motivated which I definitely am not Had the best week of my life…3 weeks on, I have loads of energy, am exercising 4 times a week and actually loving it.I am eating and sleeping very well. I have... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Hi Brenda, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your NuBeginnings experience. I am, of course, delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Your experience of being a little sceptical is normal and so is the feeling of being nervous. That's where the team come in - they love helping people to feel great. Congratulations on your... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I left, after staying one week, feeling (and looking, I might add 😊) 100% mentally and physically fit!! This is the break you need if you are feeling negative and down about anything, be it related to weight, home, work, relationship etc etc. After one week with Jennie, Dave, Kieran, Adam, Jess (the fabulous chef........still love you Jess, thanks for... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Jan. I have passed on your compliments to all of the team and they are all delighted you are doing so well. It is really wonderful to read that you have made such important life changes and that you are enjoying those changes. Thank you again for sharing your story - I am sure it will... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I visited NB some while back however I've only just got around to leaving my review. Originally I wanted to see how things went after I left. As I attended primarily for weight loss, I wanted to see what happened after camp. The result is, that I have kept the weight off and I'm still using some of the recipes... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

29lbs in one week. Wow - that is truly extraordinary. Thank you for sharing your amazing review. It is always great to hear that the team is doing such a great job. Jennie and Dave do often get forgotten in the reviews so it's lovely to see them getting the recognition they deserve for all their hard work and attention... More 

Devon, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Where do I begin?! Nubeginnings has been such a fantastic experience, a really enjoyable stay. Jennie and Dave are very welcoming and friendly, and the rest of the team are also lovely. Kieran and Adam, the fitness instructors, know how to push you to perform to your best, but in a very friendly and encouraging way. The exercise classes were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I was feeling so so low before i came here. No motivation to eat well or exercise. I have been struggling with my weight for years, and tho place came highly recommended. I also have chronic psoriasis, so really need to sort my diet, and fitness out. Everyone was just so nice, and so motivating. The hikes were challenging for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I had thought for a long time whether this would be the right approach, it's certainly not cheap compared to many boot camps. But to call it a boot camp is to do it a disservice because not one voice is raised to get you to reach your potential. Did I lose weight in a week? Yes, more than I... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, Thanks for writing your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the individualised programme and that you recognise the difference between NuBeginnings and other boot camps. Huge congratulations on your amazing results and continuing success. A big thank you from all of the team as well - they love getting a thank you for all their hard work... More 

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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

It was with some trepidation that I set off for Nubeginnings as a not overweight but very unfit 62 year old! I needn't have worried - everyone was warm and welcoming and my room and shower room were absoutely delightful. The food was all absolutely delicious and served in a beautiful dining room. Meals weren't huge but were augmented by... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at NuBeginnings. Congratulations on your excellent results and I am thrilled you enjoyed your time with us so much. I shall pass on your thanks to all of the team. I look forward to hearing about your continuing success and good health. Thanks again. Victoria. More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

What an experience, what a challenge! Anyone who needs a kick start to a new, fitter and healthier lifestyle needs to go to NuBeginnings, there is so much knowledge contained within those walls from the fitness trainers and masseurs to the chef who prepares each and every meal in preparation for what exercise you will be doing that day. Each... More 

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NuBeginnings, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. It is so important that the weight loss continues at home thanks to real lifestyle changes. I am delighted you have continued to do so well at home and congratulations. Do keep in touch and let us know how you are doing. Thanks again for your lovely review.... More 

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