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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a stunning place to spend a night or two. HIgh up in the moors and nestled among mature trees and gardens on the edge of the gloriously bleak expanse of gorse amid rolling meadows of lush green pasture. Sturdy ponies roam free as do small groups of cows munching on the well-cropped grass. The hotel is charmingly old, but... More 

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Cambridge
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second visit; having stumbled upon it last year whilst visiting Dartmoor, and having a lovely lunch, we decided to revisit this year. It's a lovely old inn, with interesting nooks and crannies. The staff are welcoming and the food is exceptional. Soup of the day was beetroot, and was superb. We followed this with fish cakes (husband)... More 

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

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your meal with us recently. I'm sorry to hear that you were unable to manage the Summer Pudding on this visit but we do hope you will save enough room on your visit next year. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Paris
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46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very charming and authentic. In the middle of nowhere but with good wifi. Very cosy and comfortable. Traditional but not tacky. The restaurant is surprisingly good. Friendly staff. Not too expensive. Devon is really wild but / hence worth the visit.

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

Thank you for your review and we are glad you found us. It is good to hear that you enjoyed the food and ambience here at the Inn and do hope you will return when you next come to Devon. More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night with dinner, did not know what to expect as it was booked by a friend. I never expected such a well appointed room, it was spacious, spotless and special. Our dinner was excellent, delicious and the staff were delightful. I think this review says it all, do go there if you can and experience it... More 

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

Thank you for your review and we are glad that we were able to pleasantly surprise you with what we do here at the Inn. We look forward to your return visits in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very welcoming, the bed was very comfortable, towels large and soft. Food delicious, breakfast served in a beautiful conservatory area and dinner in a cosy candlelit dinning room. Excellent friendly competent service, well run and the location is peaceful, Haytor stunning. Highly recommend.

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

Thank you for your review and it is good to hear that you enjoyed all that the Inn has to offer. We very much look forward to seeing you back again in the future. More 

Wells, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed for one night to visit Haytor.the room was well appointed and very clean(considering it was dog friendly)Food was excellent and great value for the price All staff were helpful, polite and friendly.We will stay again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with friends for dinner on a Friday night. The staff were excellent and the food delicious especially the duck risotto! There was a good choice for all the courses and we could have eaten nearly all of them! We will definitely return one day, soon I hope!

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I made our third visit to the Rock and enjoyed another very good lunch. The menu on this occasion seemed a bit skewed towards fish with somewhat limited meat options but both our fish dishes were very well cooked and came in generous portions. The pannecotta desserts were excellent and really well presented. Pleasant and efficient service.

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

Thank you for your review and for returning to eat with us again. It is good to hear that you enjoyed your lunch on this occasion also and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 8 men on our annual walking tour. All loved the pub and its choice of ales. The place is highly characterful and just what an English pub should be. The staff were excellent: friendly and efficient and knew their stuff. The food is very good but, for us who had done a day's walking, it erred too much... 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 found us and enjoyed the charm and ambience of our Inn. Our portions are never huge but should not leave even the hardiest of walkers hungry. Side orders and fantastic appetisers and desserts are always on offer to complement and balance your meal. We very much look forward to... More 

Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A very nice pub with a good menu. Towards the top end of the price range but good value for the high standard of food that is served. All our main courses were good and were served without a long wait. The desserts were very nice too. Advisable to book as it is very popular.

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Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed dining with us recently and very much look forward to greeting you again soon. More 

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