We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lorna Doone Hotel

High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PS, England
Hotel amenities
Lorna Doone Hotel
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Porlock
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lucy746 West Sussex, United Kingdom
Add Photo

90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    25
    41
    14
    5
    5
See reviews for
10
57
3
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (24)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (90)
  • Mar-May only
    (25)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (28)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (23)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (14)
All months
West Sussex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just spent five nights at this charming place nestled in the middle of Porlock. The food including breakfast and evening meals were delicious and cooked by the owner who is one of the most remarkable woman I have met in a long time. It is close to all the wonderful countryside and places of interest and a short walk... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
456 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a good B&B: it is centrally located, is very smart and our room was spacious and very nicely decorated and furnished. The car park is round the back but seems to be very small. It was crammed when we got there but there are public car parks close by. We didn't use the bar because, quite simply, it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

What a fantastic place to stay, great food, accommodation and fantastic management and staff, very friendly and helpful. Book now you won't regret it. The country side and sea front are stunning, excellent walks and great for taking the dogs

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Title says it all really. Walked in with my girlfriend. Got snapped at for walking through archway that I apparently shouldn't have done - appeared to be nothing more than the other half of the restaurant/bar area. Very rude.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We decided to eat here as the view through the window portrayed an air of sophistication, unfortunately this could not have been further from the truth. The service from the maitre de was amateur turning potential customers away as he didn't think the kitchen could cope even though there were empty tables in the dining room. The food served was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amersham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A week or two ago we chose to eat at this hotel -since we were staying at a friends cottage in along the way from the hotel. Standalone Restaurant. Four of us arrived and we were cordially greeted by a nice but somewhat quirky american running front of house. We were arriving at 20:15 and the restaurant was empty -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Chanced upon this lovely hotel via LateRooms or similar... Wanted a short notice night away with some friends to celebrate a birthday and we couldn't have been happier. Rooms were clean and very comfortable and the staff most helpful and welcoming. Food was superb, in particular the local Venison fillet special which I enjoyed immensely with some good wine from... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tidworth Wiltshire
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My husband told me he was taking me to the Porlock for my birthday, somewhere we have visited many times in the past. The surprise was we were staying at the Lorna Doone Hotel, somewhere we had never stayed at in the past or even considered and was obviously a little bit sceptical. It was truly a wonderful surprise -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Helston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stayed two months ago for two nights now back for four and will go back as soon as we can. The welcome plus room and food is excellent. The price for what you get is outstanding. Value for money cannot be faulted. It is a Hotel with character and part of the charm is its decor. Thanks to all who... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Delicious food, warm welcome, fabulous beds and Porlock and surrounds are beautiful Feel very privileged to be a guest at this wonderful hotel, 4th visit and we'll be back next Spring! Many thanks to Toni and Maureen!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

3 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay