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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Watermouth, Ilfracombe EX34 9SX, England
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Ranked #33 of 48 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
YankeeMama_27 Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Limited menu mainly sandwiches and burgers. Tired interior. Food was ok but nothing special - un exciting specials and dull selection one fish option. £20 for two meals with soft drinks so not pricey. This is a big place so plenty of space in the restaurant area. Friendly clientele but the nearby Ye Olde Globe in Berrynarbor is a better... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Although the premises could do with refurbishing. The Carvery on a Sunday lunch is fabulous and the best I have had in North Devon and I have tried quite a lot. Best value for money too. You can have soup, then your carvery and a choice of 3 puddings all for the one price. If you visit regular you can... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed for four nights while visiting family and could not fault the accommodation or the staff. Really good value for money. Room was spotless and cleaned daily. Rooms look exactly as pictured. Breakfast was full English and toast,with a choice of cereals also available. Easy to find on the road to Ilfracombe just near Watermouth Castle. What helps make this... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights. Very clean tidy and friendly. Good value for money. A little freshen up on the bar menu would see it busier I think. The drinks were fairly priced and the beer very well kept. All of the staff that we dealt with were very helpful. A pleasent stay.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Looks good on the outside but awful on the inside. Smells of urine and smelt very very damp. The pub is in dire need of refurbishment. Food was ok, although very salty and wey over seasoned. Just your average meal. I paid £14 for salmon and prawn with salad and chips. The prawns were the small frozen one's just chucked... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Staying at the campsite next door so as it was chucking it down we decided to try the delights of the sawmill inn for dinner, so this is only a food review rather than accommodation. Nothing on the main menu that took our fancy so decided to choose from the specials menu. I chose casserole served in a giant Yorkshire... More

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

We stayed 3 nights in August. The room was comfortable with a small fridge which was really useful for keeping our lunches. Fresh milk and water was topped up, and the room cleaned each day. Breakfast was more than adequate and the landlord and his son went out of their way to accommodate us with an early breakfast when needed.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Popped in here for dinner. The place was rammed as it has a couple of campsites near by. Dog friendly - bonus! Meals were cheap and cheerful...assuming brought in ready made. However effort had been made ie. fresh chillies in the chilli con carne. I had a chicken burger which was very nice and chips are chip shop style, yummy!... More

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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stayed just one night at this Inn, the rooms were adequate, the Price reasonable and the owner very friendly, in fact as we had just returned from a Wedding he kept the bar open for us in order that we could imbibe a few late ones. Breakfast was adequate and the parking was on site.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Not impressed. Had a meal which was very average and presented poorly. Left a bottle of wine on the table by accident when we left and once we realised and turned back 2 minutes later and went back to the restaurant, we were told they knew nothing about it and blamed it on other diners that they had probably taken... More

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Address: Watermouth, Ilfracombe EX34 9SX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sawmill Inn 3*
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