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The Gables

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Doverhay, Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8LG, England
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Ranked #2 of 19 Porlock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just had a lovely weekend away staying in the Gables. We went to Porlock to attend the Weir Fest Weekend. We could not have been made more welcome by Dave and Sue. Our room was lovely with a beautiful view over the garden. Breakfast was superb. Cant wait to go again next year

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

What a wonderful find this was! We were made very welcome by our friendly and helpful hosts and thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay in a very comfortable room with immaculate facilities and en suite. Overlooking the delightful garden and looking over the thatched roofs was magical. The breakfast, including the room was fabulous - I was even tempted to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We've just got back from a lovely week in Vine Cottage. The cottage is lovely, comfortable and well equipped, and I'd definitely recommend it...unless you have a problem with steep stairs! If you go and stay, I'd recommend that you book at least one breakfast in The Gables. I reckon it was one of the best breakfasts we've ever had!... More

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Tipperary, Ireland
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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

......... everything about this B&B is excellent; bed, bath, breakfast, location, garden view, decor, ambience, friendliness, value - all faultless and even tho' there's no on-site parking, an easily accessed public car-park is less than a minute away. The village is terrific too with lovely walks nearby - spend more than one night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Gables after a walk from Minehead. The house is beautiful, the rooms are nice and cody. The owners are very nice. Breakfast is delicious. It is centrally located near a supermarket and some nice pubs. It is very quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

The Gables is truly beautiful. The attention to Detail in the rooms and garden is superb. The rooms are tastefully decorated in a charming way that reflects the age of the building. It has great facilities too - tea/coffee, bottle water and biscuits even down to a really good hair dryer. My room had a vast bathroom with lovely touches... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I have stayed at many B&B's in Exmoor but this really takes some beating. Lovely owners (Sue and Dave), well decorated, spotlessly clean and a breakfast that is amazing - fresh fruit (lots of it), cereals, loads of jams, marmalades etc and a full fry that is simply wonderful with as much toast, tea/coffee as you want. Stayed with my... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

You won't find a better bed and breakfast than this. It's the most beautiful building in a very picturesque village, breakfast was great, everyone was very friendly and we had a lovely room. It was a great base for some wonderful walking. Highly recommended. .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Best B@B ever. Thank you Sue and Dave for a wonderful weekend stay. We had a marvellous stay again Breakfast extremely generous, rooms perfect with plenty of space. Sue and Dave very friendly and helpful.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Had another excellent stay at the end of March 2014. Sue was a very welcoming host and made us feel as though we were at home. The Gables is perfectly placed in the centre of Porlock Village and the rooms within in it are clean and spacious, as well as tastefully yet minimally decorated. The breakfast was magnificent and was... More

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Address: Doverhay, Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8LG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables 4*
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Beautiful Grade2 listed Chocolate Box Thatched Cottage in the Exmoor National Park. ... more   less 
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