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The Old Inn

Higher Town, Malborough, Salcombe, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lymm, Cheshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My partner and I rented a cottage in Malborough in June this year and tried both pubs in the town. We returned to the Old Inn for a second night because it was so enjoyable. Personally I think it says a lot about a place if they can provide good quality steaks AND cook them to your liking. The Old... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Old Inn was booked at the last minute as we were looking for somewhere to stay in the area before visiting Burgh Island. We were made welcome from the start and checked into a beautifully furnished room with really comfortable beds. We were provided with biscuits with our tea and coffee in the room and our private bathroom was... More

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London
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Maybe we just came on the wrong day. Reading these reviews (and one of the reasons we booked The Old Inn) was for it's genuine warmth and friendliness. Whilst not unfriendly, it certainly wasn't warm and i certainly wouldn't wish to come back or recommend to a friend. We arrived at 6ish and we were shown to our room. It... More

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Salisbury
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Jo and Sophie guarantee a warm and friendly welcome, and that is precisely what you get, although the warmth and friendliness remains for your entire stay, not just the welcome! This is rare and genuine warmth, mind - not to be confused with mere professional politeness and diligence. You will feel valued as a guest here, and you will likely... More

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WATERSIDEVIEWS, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for your glowing review. We were very privaleged to meet you both. There are times when we actually love our job, especially when we get to socialize after hours!!! I am sure we will meet again. Best wishes to you both Jo & Sophie, Carly & The Magician. More

Alton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a very friendly and comfortable BnB. The breakfasts, while a bit late for those who need an early start, are tasty and generous. The restaurant does good food in the evenings, and the draft beers are well kept. We are likely to be back!

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WATERSIDEVIEWS, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our pub. It makes such a difference to morale when we get a pat on the back from our guests. We both look forward to meeting you again. Regards Jo & Sophie More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

a very welcoming place to stay with friendly staff. great looking bar area and the room was spacious and comfortable. also,the cooked breakfast was superb! i would definitely recommend and would certainly stay again.

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WATERSIDEVIEWS, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this review

Both Sophie & myself are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. When people like yourself take the time to review our pub and the feedback is so positive, it puts a smile on our face for the rest of the day!! Thanks again, and we hope to see you soon. Regards Jo & Sophie More

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just returned from a short break to Salcombe, but decided to stay a short walk away in Marlborough, well what a perfect gem we found with The Old Inn, the friendliest staff and owners greeted us with open arms, and the food was first class,the facilities are clean and modern, and spacious parking available also the environment is cosy,the locals... More

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waterside4663, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this review

Wow Rob, what a fantastic review, I might even have to stay there myself!! It was a pleasure to meet you both. Thanks for taking the time to write a review, it really does make a difference when people are looking for somewhere to stay. Perhaps you should think about running a pub yourselves, you certainly were a hit with... More

towcester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed in the village 21st to 28th June. Used the pub 4 or 5 times to drink, watch the World Cup and have a couple of meals. Always received a warm welcome and the locals were friendly. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Service good even on Friday when it was very busy. Reccommended.

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waterside4663, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this review

Thanks John, Both myself & Sophie would like to thank you for your review. We try to please everyone, which can be very difficult, but obviously we must be doing something write judging by our 'Tripadvisor Reviews' Shame we didn't do better in the 'World Cup' but at least you enjoyed a great pint or two!! Regards Jo More

liverpool
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed here for a wedding in Salcombe and will be returning as soon as possible. The staff couldn't do enough for us and really did make us feel welcome. The breakfast was superb and very filling. Would happily recommend to anyone.

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waterside4663, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay. It makes our job so much easier when we have guests like yourselves. Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, it's very much appreciated. See you soon, Jo & Sophie More

Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

So impressed with the staff especially the landlady (flower girl)!! A busy lively pub with a happy atmosphere. Food excellent and served with a smile. Very accommodating with my veggie diet. Well done and thank you.

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waterside4663, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this review

My daughter, Sophie (flower girl) especially likes this review, as you referred to her as the 'landlady'. I was on holiday at the time, and she obviously did a fantastic job, as always, at keeping our guests happy. The promotion has gone to her head!! Hopefully our paths will cross again. Regards Sophie (new landlady) & Jo (now manageress) More

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Address: Higher Town, Malborough, Salcombe, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Salcombe > Malborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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