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Bickleigh Castle

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Bickleigh, Bickleigh EX16 8RP, England
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Ranked #3 of 4 Bickleigh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Liz H Kent, United Kingdom
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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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English first
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
14 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Stayed here for a birthday treat August 2014 . Lovely place nice room quaint , lovely hillside veiw from bedroom window , nice seating area outside where we enjoyed a bottle of wine , there is also a sheltered area where we relaxed in the late evening before we went to our room . The castle tour is a must... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit was great, beautiful location and fantastic trip around the castle on our last day there the manager/owner was extremely informative and knowledgeable upon the history. Tranquil homely place comfortable beds and laid back QUIET atmosphere Thank you

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Canterbury
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband brought an Amazon deal for a surprise stay at the castle but unfortunately we was given a downstairs room in the cottage. The room was very dated small TV with extension Leeds and cables around the floor but the worst thing was the room above us had creaky floorboards and people staying in that room kept us up... More

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

We are really very sorry that this couple had a less than satisfactory visit. I have to observe, however, two points: one is that the cottages which hold most of the accommodation here are all Listed Grade 2 and date from the 18th Century back to the 17th. So creaky floorboards are almost unavoidable (and indeed are part of the... More

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well, im a little late in writing this review, we stayed there for our anniversary last year in November. Beautiful setting, amazing location,but bad management. No welcoming gestures when we arrived there. We were shown our room on the arrival which was very cosy and clean, Cath kidson linen make sit extra special. But the toilet had to be shared,... More

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

We are very sorry this couple did not enjoy their stay. I am surprised at the comments about service as we normally give very good service and I can only apologise if it fell short on this occasion - though I can't help feeling the member of staff remarked upon was probably joking. Note though that this review dates back... More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Attended a wedding here 2nd Aug... poor service, poorly trained staff!!!! Poor manners, ran out of beer in evening!!! Dog poo in numerous places on croquet lawn which was part of planned events!!! Raking in thousands for this kind of service is shocking...filthy bathrooms and carpets that need ripping up!....beautiful setting spoilt by greedy governers....AVOID!

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

I don't know quite what these people have against us, but their views do not in any way reflect the opinions of other guests at the Wedding, including the Bride & Groom who were very happy and indeed have since called in especially to thank us. There was indeed an issue about dog poo which was very unfortunate - never... More

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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have held three very special occasions at the castle, a wedding and two christenings, each one of them will hold very fond memories for everyone who attended. The owners of Bickleigh castle are passionate about their business and put everything into ensuring the event is perfect in every way. Set in beautiful surroundings with history, the castle offers a... 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*
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