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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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Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First class, old school inn and ambiance - the staff are friendly and engaging, they also fully catered to our needs (we pushed for more gravy:) - followed up by a walk up the hill to Haytor. Perfect. Make sure you book as I know it gets pretty busy winter and summer - parking can be a little sketchy but... More 

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West malling
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Situated in a peaceful little village (within a few minutes walk of Dartmoor Hay Tor 15 minutes walk away)this is very much a traditional rural Devon inn. A warm welcome with very helpful, friendly and hard working staff; the rooms are en-suite, traditional, but very comfortable and well appointed although some may find the full length mirror in front of... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The standout memory for me of The Rock Inn was the absolutely stunning food. We stayed for dinner, bed and breakfast and were bowled over by the quality, taste and presentation of the meals here. Asparagus and risotto verde for me, scallops and rib eye steak for him with a chocolate brownie to share for pudding and I'm not exaggerating... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 4 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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