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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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Aktau
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food at the Rock Inn was amazing. We had a lovely meal on Saturday evening. It is very friendly with a cosy atmosphere and we would definitely visit again. The food was really impressive and tasted devine.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rock is A Devon gem, friendly and efficient staff, a decent menu and quality food at sensible prices. Diners are made to feel special by both staff and by the owners and to anyone visiting beautiful Dartmoor, then the Rock is a must for lunch or dinner. I can't recommend it enough.

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

Thank you for your very kind review. We do try to make our Inn a truly memorable place to visit for everyone who passes through the door and we constantly aim to improve our service - it is always nice when this is noticed and acknowledged. Thank you More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rock inn is neatly hidden away amongst a row of old cottages. The restaurant has an authentic 'old pub feel' about it, which provides a lovely cosy atmosphere. We ate in the main room and had a nice table in the corner. The staff were very helpful and the young manager efficient and friendly! The starters were beautifully presented... 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 that you had a pleasant evening with us recently and enjoyed everything our cosy Inn has to offer. We are not surprised that you couldn't resist our desserts - very few can! We very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, and very atmospheric setting on the Moors. Food was incredible for the price. Would highly recommend during your visit to the Moors. I had the pheasant, which was very well cooked, and the deserts are well worth while leaving room for.

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

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are all very glad that you enjoyed your meal with us recently. It is always good to hear when people find our unique moorland setting and enjoy the consistently good food our kitchen team produce. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Crowborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I was lucky enough to have a week at The Rock courtesy of my parents. The room was lovely; clean and bright with big fluffy towels changed daily. Food was superb, plenty to choose from and a good wine list too. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is awesome!! I can't recommend this highly enough and will definitely be... More 

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

Thank you for your review of your stay with us recently. We are so glad that you enjoyed your break with us and look forward to seeing you back with us all again soon - either in the Inn or in our cottage next door... More 

Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
31 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were only able to stay one night but made the most of it arriving on a pleasant sunny day. We sat in the garden for a coffee before going for a walk up Haytor, recommended by the staff. This inn is in the best location for absorbing the atmosphere of Dartmoor. Glorious in the sunshine but perhaps also good... More 

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Surrey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed in room on top floor, in the roof really. Room was comfortable and clean and spacious bathroom. One drawback was roof beams across both rooms, so inevitable head banging! The breakfast was fabulous, really fresh food and great service. We had dinner 3 nights in the hotel and it was SUPERB! Recommend the lamb. Old fashioned place with... 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 staying with us recently. A little care is needed with the beams when staying at the 'Top of the Inn' but I think you would agree it is worth it for the charm and character of the rooms. It was also nice to read your comments regarding the evening... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We spent a cpuple of days in Springfield Cottage in nearby Old Liverton and the Rock was recommended as a place to enljoy a great meal.... we were not disappointed. The meal chosen by our group included fish steak and lamb all of which were enjoyed by our party. There was a good choice of wines and we thoroughly enjoyed... 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 you enjoyed your evening with us. It was good to hear your comments about the food and service and we are glad that you tried a wine that you may not otherwise have done so as recommended by one of our regular customers on the next table. We will be... 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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