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The Rock Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Haytor Vale, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9XP, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 Haytor Vale B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014
Bluerobin59 Warrington, United Kingdom
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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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Warrington, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went for Dinner while staying in Devon with friends. Loved the location and ambiance. The food was delicious. Rare Steaks were just right . Service was friendly and attentive. Good wine list . Really enjoyed our visit. Surprised at the value for money too. Have eaten in restaurants which serve just pub grub and paid much more. Would like to... More

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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 meal with us and that the food and the service was up to the standards we expect. We too hope that on your next visit we are able to tempt you to stay in one of our nine very comfortable guest bedrooms for an overnight... More

Lancashire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We treated ourselves to a short break to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and, wanting to combine some walking with a comfy place to lay our heads, knew that a return visit to the Rock would fit the bill. Oliver even rejigged his bookings so that we could have the same room as previously for our full stay - Sheila's... More

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

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us for your 30th Anniversary and it is nice to know that we were able to make a special landmark for you both memorable. We always do all we can to make our guests feel relaxed and at home and we hope that... More

Swindon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is the second time we have been here to eat. Both times we have been very impressed with the quality of the food and friendliness of the service. The inn is a lovely traditional English coaching inn with a rabbit warren different rooms. I think most have an open fire... but it was such a sunny day when we... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We have recently returned for a few nights and were not disappointed. The bedroom was lovely, with a very comfortable bed and the bathroom had a free-standing bath and separate shower, all immaculate. The breakfasts were among the best we have had anywhere, evening meals likewise. However, the staff really make this Inn what it is - friendly, helpful and... More

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

Thank you for your review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your return visit. As you probably know the Inn has been under the same management for many years and the continued maintenance of high standards is our priority. As you rightly point out, we are very fortunate to have an excellent cheerful and diligent team of staff... More

Didcot
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I visit the Rock Inn at least twice a year. The basic rooms are small but comfortable and very clean - and great value for money. The staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast is great - they now offer baked beans and black pudding which was missing from their menu in previous years: my husband was delighted! The food in... 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 continue to enjoy the unique setting of our Inn and all that it has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back many times in the future. More

Exeter, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

A superb meal with friends yesterday evening. It is comforting to go to an Inn where the staff are knowledgeable, friendly and utterly efficient. The food was delicious, the wine list comprehensive and the location perfect. An extension has made this place even more convivial, with lots of interesting nooks and areas in which to eat. So impressed we are... More

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

Thank you for your feedback. It is very nice to know that the hard work and skill of all the members of the team here is noticed and appreciated by our guests. We do hope that you also enjoyed your lunch on your return and we hope to welcome you back many times in the future. More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was a brief one night visit to East Dartmoor for some walking and wildlife watching. The inn is in a very quiet countryside location in a valley on the edge of Dartmoor so you start with the ideal atmosphere for a stay. I booked at short notice and my room was as a result at the very top of... More

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

Thank you for your review and we are very glad that you found our Inn to be to a very high standard even on a busy weekend summers evening. We hope that this will be the first of many visits to the Inn in the future. More

London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Inn is in a lovely location in a very peaceful area. We stayed here recently for 2 nights in the Tipperary Tim room. We loved the room itself and the views from it. The room was full of character and was nice and spacious. A good selection fo tea/coffee/biscuits was provided. Unfortunately we found the mattress on the bed... 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 the ideal location of the Inn and the charm that it has. We are however sorry that aspects of your stay were not as you may have hoped. Let me assure you that all the ingredients used in all of our food is top quality and sourced from... More

Dawlish, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Since riding a motorbike for about 4 years or so I often stop at various places for a coffee. Having had quite a few cups around Devon, I still haven't found better than the cafetiere served here. The price is good, the coffee is hot, plenty of milk and sugar for you to add to your own taste. The location... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and stayed in Tipperary Tim (large attic room be careful of sloped ceiling) which was absolutely lovely, massive bathroom and spotlessly clean. We were going to a wedding in Bovey Tracey so was only able to have a meal one of the nights which was a shame as the meal we had was superb.... More

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

Thank you so much for your review of your stay with us on Dartmoor. We are so please that you appreciated all aspects of the character of the Inn and that you were very comfortable during your stay. Our team work tirelessly to make sure every guest is relaxed and well look after. We look forward to welcoming you back... 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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