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Abbey Inn

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30 Buckfast Road, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ11 0EA, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul R Royston, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Royston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night whilst doing some photography at the nearby South Devon Railway. I have stayed here in the past but I must say that the current owners are doing their best to bring the Inn up to the standards of the 21st century. I stayed in one of the refurbished rooms (Goldcrest) which was very clean and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Pennywell Farm and wanted somewhere reasonable to stay and The Abbey Inn definitely fitted the bill. All the staff were very welcoming and the food, evening and breakfast was excellent, couldn't fault it. We stayed in the Dipper room overlooking the river and as others have mentioned it is a bit dated but although it was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stayed for one night and for me, it was perfect: the room was simple and really cosy, the staff was really nice and the view from the room was really nice. The food there is also really good. I really recomend staying there.

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Paralimni, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed here for 1 night, Service was first class was shown straight to my room which was overlooking the river outside, Also enjoyed the evening meal with a good selection of real ales on tap and also the breakfast was beautiful would definitely recommend this hotel and i will definitely be returning thank you for a great stay

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I have stayed here twice in the last three months and each time have thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Here is a warm, comfortable Inn with a welcoming atmosphere, clean attractive bedrooms most of which overlook the rumbling river. A warm fire and a good ale not to mention the tasty snacks promptly prepared and presented. The breakfast is delicious and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

we stayed 2 nights, very comfortable room overlooking the river. Pub/restaurant had great meals good drinks. Staff welcoming and friendly. easy walk to Buckfast Abbey and the Southern Dartmoor Railway. Also a good location to base a hike into the Dartmoor.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Popped in for Sunday lunch. In brief....meat over cooked, mashed sweet potato lumpy and dry, cauliflower cheese was devoid of ANY cheese....shocking NO plumbing for hot water in the mens toilets. Fridge placed on red so if you wanted white it was chilled with an ice cube. Waitresses dressed as goths and no serviettes

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had a very good dinner and bed and breakfast at the Abbey Inn. The hotel rooms and dining room need some modernisation and redecoration, which is in hand. Meanwhile, the food and service is excellent for the modest prices charged. We enjoyed our stay, and the fish and fresh vegetables were particularly good: and the pear crumble too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Excellent food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, far better than you would expect from the site pictures currently available. Our room looking out onto the River Dart directly below was superb. The owners and staff were very welcoming and the service was extremely good. The rooms are dated but the above made up for this and we rated our visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

we stopped at the Abbey inn about 2 weeks ago. The place is in a lovely location and the food at dinner and breakfast was good.. The inn was pleasant and the staff helpful,but the accommodation is a little dated and thebatroom and shower area could do with a good spring clean.

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