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Bickleigh Castle

4.0 of 5 Bickleigh, Bickleigh EX16 8RP, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't think I'd go back saying that the room was clean with a view of the river and the breakfast was spot on. The let down for me was your not staying in the castle your stay is in the little cottages in the castle grounds and you share with other visitors you either get the up stairs rooms with... More 

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Bickleigh C, Guest Relations Manager at Bickleigh Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It is always a little disappointing when reviews are written long after the event (five months!) but it is an opportunity to give review readers some up to date information. Firstly, I'm surprised at the comment about not staying IN the Castle, because it is made clear on all booking material that the rooms are in... More 

11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend stayed for a Fri and Sat night and really enjoyed it. Location was really nice - the rooms, the castle and Bickleigh itself. We stayed on the top floor of a cottage, had a TV and tea making facilities. Comfy bed and reasonably spacious room. I'm on EE and had no reception in Bickleigh at all... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself, my daughter and my partner stayed in the Tudor Bedroom in the main castle. We had a lovely relaxing stay in our room which had a four poster bed and the bathroom which was just across the hall contained a lovely bath, shower etc and plenty of space. It was quiet and peaceful and the bed was gorgeous and... More 

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My husband and I stayed at bickleigh castle in December . I was a bit dubious after reading some of the reviews.On arrival we were immediately invited to a meet and greet with other guests in the main hall of the castle by John . We met some very nice people staying at the time . John played a few... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed here late October and had a fab time. John and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. Stayed in one of the cottages. The room had a seperate bathroom but didn't find that too much of an issue for a couple of nights. Love the authenticity of the place.. and eventhough its not 100% clean its a very original... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I didn't even know about this location until I got an email from Amazon Local. Checked it out and booked a three night break - bed and continental breakfast. And, it was good. The room was adequate and comfortable but lacked one thing - a second easy chair. But this is so common in hotels, one person grabs the chair... More 

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Bickleigh C, Guest Relations Manager at Bickleigh Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful review. A very useful suggestion about self-service tea/coffee facility in the sitting room and I think we'll try this. An opportunity to mention to all readers that we are having new carpets in all the cottage sleeping accommodation and new flooring in the bathrooms. This will be finished by Wednesday 10th December 2014. We wish... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in room 10. Beautiful setting by the river. The castle is run by a family who are welcoming and accommodating. We really enjoyed the 1 hr castle tour. The castle is 15 minute walk to Bickleigh Mill shop & cafe and 2 cosy pubs which are all lovely places to spend a few hours. It's also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Sarah, Robbie and John were excellent hosts. We stayed here for a stag do last weekend and we were looked after very well. The venue was ideal; lovely setting, comfortable rooms and well positioned. The castle is fascinating and John is very well versed on it's history. I'd strongly recommend a tour. All in all a brilliant weekend. Will

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Bickleigh C, Guest Relations Manager at Bickleigh Castle, responded to this review

Thanks, Will, for your enthusiastic review. We very much enjoyed hosting the event you attended. Readers will be interested to know that our Accommodation is about to benefit from a complete new set of Axminister carpets which we are sure will greatly improve the general ambience and greatly assist our efforts to ensure the rooms look and are smart and... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Me and my wife got married at bicklieigh in Aug 2007 and we had the weekend with ever room being full and also most rooms in the near by pub, and it has to be said that even today 7 years on myself and my wife and both families still talk about the great weekend we all had, and some... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We returned yesterday from a lovely weekend stay at Bickleigh castle. We had an Amazon voucher which was given as a present in June - we did had a little difficulty finding a free weekend to book as most of the weekends were fully booked for weddings. However, the staff were very helpful and extended the life of the voucher... More 

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Address: Bickleigh, Bickleigh EX16 8RP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bickleigh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bickleigh Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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