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The Fisherman's Cot

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Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on business, booked over internet and got an upgraded room when l arrived - great. Really nice riverside location, lots of places to sit outside and eat / drink - very picturesque. My upgraded room was room 5 - with a four poster bed. Plenty of room, massive window overlooking the river & bridge. Nice bathroom, all the... More 

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19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location, staff were all friendly, good service. We stopped there for lunch and like it so much went back in afternoon to see if we could get a room.we had room 10, nice room bit odd shape with steps up to the bed and the bathroom facing the river.but all in all we had a lovely stay.will go back.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I often visit The Fishermans Cot as it's very local to us. A lovely place to sit out in the garden looking onto the river, food is always great but today we had a very rude, young waitress approach us to ask us to move tables as apparently the table was reserved but the table had no reserved tab. The... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an absolutely fantastic location to sit and eat your dinner watching grey herons in the weir and traffic slowly trying too cross the beautiful narrow bridge over........I would recommend this place 100%....our room was right outside the front door but was very quiet. The room was a very good size as was the bathroom......The shower was very good.......we are... More 

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Booked in for a meal only so not commenting on accommodation. Service was good and food came out quickly.But this is the point where they let themselves down.The portions are quite small and not worth the money.Food was ok but not great.Probably not the place to go for a special occasion. Great location though. Not one on my list of... More 

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london, UK
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Attentive, efficient and pleasant staff. Easy check in and out. Rooms quiet, comfortable and well equipped. Food excellent and large well stocked bar. Huge car park. A long time since I've been to an inn and had such a good experience. This is an excellent base for a short break in E Devon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A really nice valentines weekend with the friendly hard-working staff at the Fishermans Cot making it special. A room of high quality for a pub with rooms was excellent value in a location that can only be described as stunning. All of our meals were high-quality especially the valentines night menu, with candles Rose petals and smiling staff making the... More 

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Have been coming back to this lovely place for many years on both pleasure and business trips. Absolutely adore everything about it. I need not say anymore as the other reviews give a great assessment. Highly recommended to visit any time of the year for a truly enjoyable break.

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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

What a brilliant setting for a weekend break.the staff are friendly and welcoming. Comfortable rooms with great views to river and ancient bridge .bottled water in room each day and a complimentary stamped postcard for use..large full English and continental breakfast available..large carpark and grassed seated area adjacent river plus patio.ideal base for visiting Exmoor and surrounding attractions. A few... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed here for one night. It's in a lovely position right on the river. Convenient for all over Devon. Lovely rooms with everything you need for a stay. A bonus is that our room opened out onto a grassed area where if it was warm you could sit outside. Very welcoming staff. Parking right outside our door.

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