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The Rock Inn

4.0 of 5 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can I say about this fabulous Inn? We booked 4 rooms for one night on the 29th Jan as we were entertaining clients. From the extremely warm welcome to the beautiful rooms, to the friendly bar staff to the excellent food and choice of drinks, everything was perfect. I love that the rooms are all named after racehorses... gave... More 

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Topsham, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited on a Saturday, having visited about 3 years previously. Very little has changed. Nice old world feel in the bar and food was quite good. Bit disappointed as I thought £13 for fish and chips (not much fish but lots of batter) was a bit pricey!

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had roast beef meal and it was not very tasty and overpriced. Also not a lot of it cosidering it was 13.95. Seating too closed in and not enough space between other dinners. Staff very nice but overpriced.

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

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are sorry you did not enjoy your Sunday roast on your recent visit. Our roast beef is a sirloin which is not the cheapest cut but should be tender and succulent – we apologise if you felt this was not the case and if you contact me directly I will gladly refund... More 

Shaldon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last visited 2 years ago and had fond memories. Maybe down to the fact that we had just moved to Devon and were consequently impressionable. Our visit this time was less satisfactory. Nothing dramatically wrong but we were left unimpressed. There was no vegetarian menu offered or advertised. My wife eats fish however but of the 4 fish dishes on... More 

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

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are sorry you were disappointed on your latest visit to us - all of your comments regarding the food and menu will of course be looked at by the kitchen team. I would however like to reply to a few points you raise. We do not have a vegetarian menu - we... More 

Nantwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Rock Inn many times over the years and it has really never let me down badly. It has an old world charm that keeps it unique and it must be understood that this is not achieved on a shoe string. We asked this time to be served in the Conservatory, as the last time we... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful lunch here today. Family friendly, great atmosphere, warm country pub. Food was lovely. Will visit again soon. I would recommend this treasure on Dartmoor. Perfect location for walkers and riders.

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

Many thanks for your review. Our location does make us unique in the Dartmoor National Park especially for walkers and riders and we always aim to provide a warm and cosy atmosphere for all our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to many more in the future. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only dined here but it was absolutely gorgeous. Food well presented and good value and quality. Service was fantastic and loved the real log fires and country inn atmosphere. A real find in the heart of Dartmoor.

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Baldock
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18 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit in a year, and again it was a delight. We stayed during the Christmas week, with my elderly father. The rooms were comfortable, the residents lounge as welcoming as ever. A sight issue with the heating in our room was resolved quickly, efficiently and with the smile. The evening meal again was delicious and great... More 

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

Thank you for your review of your 3rd visit to us in a year. We are so glad that this visit with your father was as enjoyable as the previous stays and that our kitchen team did an excellent job with your evening meal. We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the spring.. More 

Aktau
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Always a great pleasure to either stay or dine, the Rock Inn has been a favourite of ours for many years. We highly recommend this Dartmoor Gem having just revisited for a long weekend. This is a wonderful place to stay.

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

Thank you for your review and it is very nice to be referred to as 'Dartmoor Gem' and to know that you consider us one of your favourite places to stay. We hope you will have many more enjoyable visits in the future. More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Just came back from *another* excellent stay at the Rock Inn. It was my wife's birthday over the weekend and so I booked a long weekend there. Once again the atmosphere was warm & friendly and the food was excellent. This is the 4th time we have been here and for us it is excellent value for money. We can't... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that we were able to make this stay as enjoyable as your others in the past and thank you for choosing us for your wife's birthday. We look forward to welcoming you on your 5th visit. More 

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Address: Haytor Vale, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9XP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Haytor Vale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rock Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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