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Rose Bank Guest House

High Street | Porlock Somerset, Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PY, England
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Ranked #3 of 19 Porlock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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midlands
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last weekend myself and 2 friends stayed at the Rose Bank. It was a wonderful stay. A lovely warm welcome, spotless rooms and very comfy beds. Breakfast was lovely with a good choice on the menu and Elaine and John are the perfect hosts. If you are looking for somewhere to stay I would recommend the Rose Bank and I... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from another visit to Rose Bank Guest House. Once again another very comfortable stay and delicious breakfast. A good location in Porlock with parking, and Elaine and John make you feel very welcome.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent B&B. John and Elaine were very welcoming. Lovely old building with lots of character. Bedroom very comfortable. Bathroom very well equipped though ours could do with being a little bit bigger. Superb breakfasts, you could have what you liked and as much as you liked for a cooked breakfast. Plenty of good parking, though entrance is tight and steep.... More

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed for a night for a short break. Never been to Rosebank or Porlock before but thoroughly enjoyed our short time there. John and Elaine were very friendly and helpful and quite obviously run a well ordered ship. The family room was really cosy with character, inclusive of an excellent en-suite bathroom. Breakfast next morning, which... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have have just returned home from our fifth stay at Rose Bank. Exmoor is our favourite part of the UK and therefore we like to spend as much time there as we can possibly manage. Porlock is in our opinion, the best location in the National Park to stay, as it is on the beautiful West... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable room with all the facilities you'd expect. John and Elaine were most welcoming. I cannot eat gluten and so they went out of their way to acquire some gluten-free sausages which were the best I have had for years. The rest of the breakfast was great too.

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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B&B was the best we visited during our stay in England. Very comfortable and very good breakfast. They definitely earned the breakfast reward! The owners are very kind and we appreciated their hospitality!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

8 of us stayed 2 nights whilst walking the North Devon Coastal path. John & Elaine (owners) are very obliging and welcoming with nothing being too much trouble including transport of us to Minehead to start the walk and transport of 8 cases to B&B in Lynton at a small charge on the last day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

John and Elaine have created an extremely pleasant place to unwind. The room was very well appointed and the breakfast was first class.. More importantly, it had a very friendly atmosphere that added to the relaxing nature of the guest house.. Will definitely be returning..

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We spotted this B and B in passing and were lucky to find they had vacancies. Rose Bank is a proper old fashioned B and B. However, although traditional, our room was very comfortable, freshly decorated with lots of nice finishing touches and a great en-suit bathroom. We even got a sea view. Breakfast was cooked to order with plenty... More

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Address: High Street | Porlock Somerset, Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rose Bank is an 1856 Victorian Property, awarded E.T.B. 4 star silver award status; situated in an elevated position on Porlock High Street close to all the village Amenities. John & Elaine Stenner have a lifetime of experience in the hospitality industry and after 7 years have astablished Rose Bank as a Premier quality Guest House in the village,and very proud to have received the 2012 Tripadvisor Award of Excellence.This autumn we have reduced our room numbers from 6 to 4 and as a result have been able to install a new residents' lounge with TV and refreshment facilities, as well as extending the breakfast and dinner menu, a move designed to maintain our high end status. ... more   less 
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