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The Rock Inn

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Haytor Vale, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9XP, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice restaurant in a very pretty village with walks all around. Restaurant allows dogs in one part and food was very nice. Main bar / restaurant looked absolutely magical on the Saturday night. ( we weren't here because we had the dogs and entirely understandable) it looked very romantic with candlelight and a great atmosphere.

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Popped in for lunch on our way to 'climb' the rock at Haytor. It was a sunny day so we sat amongst the beautiful shrubs in the garden. The lunch menu had a good selection of dishes, slightly on the expensive side but when the food came, the prices were justified! My husband had the fish and chips - the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a young couple and we stayed at this hotel for 2 nights last week. We were greeted by a young man who was very nice and friendly (he was an exception). The room was comfortable (although the radiators kept making a very loud clanking noise) with all the amenities you would expect to find: tea, coffee making facilities... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback and it was a pleasure having you stay with us last week. We are glad you took advantage of our beautiful location here on Dartmoor but we are disappointed to hear your comments regarding the staff and would like to apologise if you were in any way made to feel uncomfortable. It has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are frequent visitors to this lovely, comfortable, and totally relaxed small hotel. This latest visit was to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary with various friends and family over a four day period. Sue, Oliver et al coped superbly with all the various comings and goings especially the large parties for dinner. Unfortunately I had to attend a family funeral... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Dear Roy and Vickie. Many thanks for your review - it is always nice to have feedback from regular customers. As always it was a pleasure having you here for your wedding anniversary celebrations and we are glad we were able to make it all go smoothly for you. We look forward to seeing you both soon either here in... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I ate here after a pre-wedding photo shoot. We had a three course meal, my partner from the set menu and I had one from the à la carte. For both of us the starter was the best dish. My partner said her main was a little bland and for £17 I expected my steak to be... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your recent dinner with us and we are sorry you couldn't score us higher on this occasion. We are very conscious of our pricing and do always review our prices to try to offer excellent value to our customers. However our produce is always sourced locally and we... More 

Saffron Walden, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This place never fails to satisfy. The staff are pleasant and sincere, the food is beautifully cooked, tasty, traditional and yet also innovative and the whole experience leaves you feeling warm and happy - a pleasure to visit.

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and it is always nice to have some feedback from some of our regular customers who visit the Inn time after time. We do not take your custom from granted and always aim to make every visit as good, if not better than the last... More 

Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Once leaving the main road in Liverton, we really could have been part of The Hound of The Baskervilles! However after following the sat nav round numerous bends,turns and ascents we arrived at the rock for dinner - parking is a little difficult as you have to use the road only. Inside it was lovely and warm with a very... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback and we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed dining with us on a wintery night on Dartmoor. When you arrive from the Liverton direction in the dark it can seem like you driving to the middle of nowhere so we are glad you had the SatNav handy! The alternative route is... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a weekend with some friends and had one of the most relaxing weekends away we can remember. The staff were so friendly and helpful that we immediately felt at home. The food and wine were top-notch and the location is perfect for exploring Dartmoor. Rooms were clean and well equipped. We've eaten here before and will definitely... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is good to hear that you enjoyed your weekend with us and that you were able to fully relax and enjoy the Inn and the beautiful surrounding area. Our aim is to make all of our guests feel that they have a home on Dartmoor while they are with us. That is why many... More 

Paignton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed for a night and had dinner it was fish night and I had lovely scallops followed by Hake , the food, service and drinks were superb, fab accommodation and friendly staff finished off with an excellent breakfast before setting off to explore more of Dartmoor - we will be back!!!

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us and dinner from our Tuesday Fish Menu. We are very fortunate to be able to source fresh fish locally every day and the Fish Menu on a Tuesday is a real treat. It is nice to know that we made your... More 

Horton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We have stayed here several times since the '70s and it's always good. Situated in a nice quiet village with a cosy ambience. Service here is excellent with friendly staff who are always available for any help and advice required. Our four poster room was great and good to retreat back to after walking up and around nearby Haytor and... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your weekend with us over Valentine's night in February and that you were able to take advantage of everything the Inn has to offer. With regards to Valentine's night itself we do try not to over-charge for a night which has very high demand but only cover the... More 

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