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Bovey Castle Hotel

5.0 of 5 North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8RE, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Market Harborough
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited Bovey Castle four or five times previously during October half-terms and stayed in one of the lodges in the grounds. In December we had our first stay in the main hotel which was also our first Christmas visit. Everyone we spoke to, over the five nights we were there, confirmed our enjoyment. It turned out that a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided to read a few reviews before we set off on our weekend break....amazing this social media stuff !! So, after reading the most recent feedback decided to be pro active and contacted the hotel prior to departure (& prevent leaving unnecessary negative feedback after the event) to find out what was occurring on the building front and if necessary... More 

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wales
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Travelzoo had an offer just before Christmas for a night stay in Bovey Castle for £149 including 2 glasses of Prosecco, breakfast and 20% of Spa treatments in a castle room. This room alone on The Bovey Castle website is £ 269 per night. So as a Christmas present to my husband I booked for us to stay between the... More 

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited for one night only in January. We had adjoining rooms with our two teenage daughters. The rooms we had were the castle rooms not much of a view but comfortable with comfy robes and slippers and a really nice tea service. When we arrived the staff had put dog beds and treats for our dogs which was such... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been recommended this Hotel by friends who have stayed many times, it was a shock to reading some of the reviews left by resent guests. Upon arrival the staff greeted us like friends,but in a most professional manner The comments regarding condition is harsh, but then the same people who are complaining about that are also complaining about the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
14 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To start we won a nights bed and breakfast stay here via a competition, while it feels odd reviewing and adding negatives overall the stay was very good and we both really enjoyed it. We had a castle valley room, absolutely brilliant views of the grounds and Dartmoor. The hotel is having a lot of maintenance done at the moment,... More 

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Totnes
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Odd place this, a mixture of good and not so good, a mock Elizabethan baronial pile built on the then new wealth of W H Smith. Today it feels reasonably luxurious but some parts are a bit shabby and reminded us of a public school down on it's luck. Also, not mentioned when we booked, the facade has lots of... More 

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BoveyCastleHotel, General Manager at Bovey Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Chris , thank you for your review and I can confirm that we will have refurbished the whole of the ground floor public areas by the end of February so do please return and see the difference. I am sorry you did not feel the restaurant meal was up to standard , this is most unusual as you will see... More 

Devon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my birthday on Monday and to celebrate we went to Bovey Castle for lunch. I did call the hotel beforehand to book a table and was told they were having building works done in the Bistro so lunch would be in the lounge area. Having driven 1 hour 30 from North Devon we were so disappointed to have... More 

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BoveyCastleHotel, General Manager at Bovey Castle Hotel, responded to this review

I do apologise that you were not told of the refurbishment when you booked - this was an oversight on our part. The worst is now over and the Great Western restaurant will be open in a week or so. Please do not let this experience deter you from coming back as you will see this great hotel restored to... More 

Holcombe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having previously taken several friends from other countries to enjoy this stunning beautifully located hotel. On the last visit I was so disappointed at poor standard of the hotel. Shabby torn furnishings, stuffing hanging out of seating, threadbare carpets. The room we reserved fora afternoon tea was not available. Having been assured it was reserved, when we confirmed the reservation.... More 

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BoveyCastleHotel, General Manager at Bovey Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry you were dissappointed but as you may well realise we are now refurbishing the whole of the ground floor so please come back and prepare to become a regular customer ! By the way the Christmas decorations were exactly the same as in previous years so I'm not quite sure how to address your comments on this, but rest... More 

Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at Bovey Castle over the New Year. All of the staff were fantastic and extremely helpful. They could not do enough for us and were always very polite. The Hotel manager Federico made us feel like part of the Bovey Castle family. We all thoroughly enjoyed our short break and will be returning soon. Thank... More 

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Address: North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8RE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > North Bovey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Bovey Castle Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Bovey Castle
Bovey Castle Hotel North Bovey, England

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