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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   near Salcombe, Malborough, Salcombe TQ73DS, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the place to get away from everything. Even in a dark October, the position was fantastic.This is a low-profile mostly single-floor hotel almost on the cliff edge over looking a small cove on the south Devon coast. Access is advertised as challenging - well the last 100 yards are a bit rough (not the Hotel's fault), but the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a well hidden stunning location as you arrive off the lane. Hotel is modern and has such fabulous views! We had a very comfortable room with lovely sea views and it's own little patio. Well appointed with a modern bathroom, would like some lighting around the dressing table to do makeup though!! All the staff were very friendly and... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is amazing, very friendly & helpful staff, swimming pool is very clean & warm. The room was large & we did pay extra for a sea view room and definitely worth it. Restaurant & bar area is stunning, food in the restaurant was amazing & fresh. The only thing that i found very disappointing was the bathroom... needs... More

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and leaving a review. I’m so pleased to hear that many aspects of your stay were very positive. Indeed some of our bathrooms need a little TLC, we have already refurbished many of our bathrooms and we are looking into finishing the final few in the near future. I’ll be sure to congratulate the... More

Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic weekend at the hotel. Staff were friendly, extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble which helps when travelling with a young baby. Food was delicious, adventurous and filling! Rooms were very large, clean and modern. Bar and lounge area were cosy and pool was warm and inviting. A really great hotel and thoroughly recommend. Looking forward to our... More

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

I’m delighted you had such a perfect weekend, nothing better than reading such positive reviews. The team in all areas give 100% to ensure that our guest go home happy, as we come towards the end of our season we can look back on what’s been a very positive year. I look forward to welcoming you back and thank you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fourth stay here we had a sea view room. The rooms are a really good size with lovely decor & had everything we could want, even to supplying a jug of fresh milk each day. Nothing is too much trouble. The breakfast choice was good, fresh fruit, cereals, english cooked breakfast & fish dishes. In our experience... More

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

As always it’s lovely to welcome you back to the Soar Mill Cove Hotel. Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for sharing your personal experiences of us both recent and past, I’m delighted that you keep coming back! More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a short break here in June. Room was very spacious but it was difficult to close the patio door. Ventilation was poor and could be improved only by leaving the patio door open - a distinct security risk when away from the room. No refrigerator in bedroom & the reluctance of the hotel to provide long life milk sachets... More

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and leaving a review. I’m sorry if you found there to be a lack of ventilation in your room, all our patio doors have security latches enabling you to open without a security risk, we tend to rely of the lovely sea breeze to ventilate the rooms however fans are also available if required.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just what we needed! A superb nights entertainment, as we entered the sumptuous lounge the group of male singers the old gaffers, sang shanty songs interspersed with hilarious banter. For dinner we had a delicious seafood chowder and lobster surf and turf, followed by a perfect vanilla pannacotta. Our room had a very comfortable bed with plenty of space and... More

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

I’m delighted that you enjoyed your stay and our “Catch of the Cove” Weekend. The entertainment was indeed excellent; we are looking to have the “Old Gaffers” back in the summer months. I’ll be sure to pass my congratulations onto the chef, as he continues to maintain our excellent 2 Rosette standards. I hope to welcome you back soon, thank... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall our two nights stay did not live up the expectations at almost £250 a night. There are amazing views from the 'sea view' rooms, the lounge and the dinning room. However, the bathroom was in serious need of updating, the shower temperature changed from scorching hot to freezing cold several times during a short shower, there was no up... More

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

I’m incredibly disappointed that we have not lived up to your expectations! I’m somewhat surprised by some of the comments made as we have had a very successful 2014. Our staff have always been incredibly welcoming and friendly, which is regularly mentioned on Trip Advisor by fellow guests. I have looked into the shower temperature in your room and all... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night with friends to celebrate our 'empty nests' (youngest children off to uni) and we we loved it. Our suite was fantastic, nothing was too much trouble and the complimentary cream tea on arrival very welcome after our long and arduous journey from plymouth! The view from our room was gorgeous and we walked to Overbecks in... More

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such an amazing review! Nothing better than reading such positive reviews, the team truly deserve all the credit for making the Soar Mill Cove extra special. As such local guests I hope that we can be your regular weekend getaway! I hope that you think of us when you’re looking for a bit of TLC! More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and professional staff. Families very welcome. Food really good. Rooms clean but bathroom needs updating. Great pool and games room for young children. A fantastic location away from the hustle and bustle of every day life.

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Keith Makepeace, Manager at Soar Mill Cove Hotel, responded to this review

I’m delighted that you had such a lovely break. I’ll be sure to congratulate the staff on looking after you so well. We are indeed family friendly, nothing better than seeing our guest have a great family getaway. Many of our bathrooms have been refurbished and we look to finish off the final few. I hope that we can welcome... More

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Address: near Salcombe, Malborough, Salcombe TQ73DS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Salcombe > Malborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Soar Mill Cove Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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