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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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Surrey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Me and my Wife stayed here a day after our wedding. John and his team were very friendly and the palace it self is very beautiful with stunning views all around the grounds. the room we stayed in was perfect. comfy bed, loads of space. would recommend to people who like the quiet things in life along with the countryside.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a fantastic stay this weekend. Lovely spacious room, room 10 family room with on suite and fantastic views across courtyard and over countryside. Yes housekeeping could do better but more than made up for by John and Robin and their friendly staff. The full English was well worth the extra £5 and my partner said it was one... More

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Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at Bickleigh Castle on the 16/17th September 2014. What a truly beautiful place. Truly stunning and we were blessed with fantastic weather. Owners and staff couldn't have done more to ensure that our stay was fantastic. I highly recommend this wonderful place in. stunning location. Great value for money. I would certainly come back.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Wonderful area, however the bedrooms are no good. Really sorry to say that, as the place has much history and the B&B and wedding business, probably is the best income they have but really, the bedrooms need a good scrap and update. Dust everywhere! The clock by the bedside was filthy. The bathroom smelled bad. They had fresheners everywhere that... More

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

Well, rather unfair to post this 4 months after the visit, particularly as we have made a number of changes. We did have a bad patch with staff back in May and as a result had to part company with four members of staff, which is unusual but we have to a certain extent been up against the general national... More

Cornwall
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Our daughter was married at Bickleigh Castle on 4th September. The weather was perfect and the setting and history stunning, which gave the whole venue a most unique and tranquil atmosphere. Prior to the event we we a bit concerned due to some negative reviews. However our concerns were groundless. We had no issues with cleanliness, or old and dirty... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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191 reviews 191 reviews
19 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Located in a picturesque corner of Devon, and a short drive from Exeter, Bickleigh Castle is well-placed for weekends away. However......our room (17) was very tired-looking and the carpet was extremely grubby. We did have a pleasant view onto the courtyard, though. Had we paid the full amount for the room (£140), we would have rather aggrieved at the accommodation.... More

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

We're sorry these customers were not very happy with their stay. Re the room's carpet, we are gradually replacing the carpets and will tackle this room shortly; it is in other respects a nice room. Rather surprised that breakfast was felt to be not too good an experience and this will come up in the next staff meeting. The point... 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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