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The Stag Hunters Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
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Brendon, Exmoor National Park EX35 6PS, England
The Stag Hunters Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what can we say? we enjoyed everything about the Stag Hunters Hotel so much, we arrived for two nights and extended for a third night and we have already booked for another three nights in late May....inviting our daughter as well as it is such a special place we want to share it with those who are near and dear... More 

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staghunters, Front Office Manager at The Stag Hunters Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write such a good review, it means a lot to our family and dedicated team that you enjoyed your stay; we sincerely hope to see you again. Best wishes, Richard. More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A friend and I needed an escape from stressful life. Our first visit to the Staghunters. We were delighted with the friendly welcome as soon as we arrived, shown our lovely room with an amazing en suite bathroom complete with a bath as well as shower. We went down to the bar and had a drink with the locals which... More 

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staghunters, Owner at The Stag Hunters Hotel, responded to this review

Our family and team are very glad you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to your next visit. Thank you for taking the trouble to post a cheerful review. Best wishes, Richard. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have stayed a number of times at the Staghunters, this was our second time for the New Year celebrations. Again , Richard, Wendy and the whole team made our stay just perfect. It really is a home from home, you feel so relaxed , with the lovely scenery and walks on your doorstep and the cosy atmosphere in the... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was our third stay at The Stag Hunters Inn. What makes this place special is the friendliness of the family who own it and the relaxing atmosphere. It was particularly nice to visit Exmoor at this time of year as the sight of the frost across the hills against a bright blue sky was spectacular. We even saw some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went for a meal a while ago and vowed to return and stay so we could both enjoy a drink with dinner. So glad we did we were so well looked after from start to finish the staff were great. we will return.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Just returned from an extremely enjoyable stay at the The Stag Hunters in Brendon just outside Lynton. Hotel run by very hospitable family who all take part in the day-to-day running of the establishment along with a dedicated team including Eva, Ana and Rueben (not forgetting sons Simon and James). Given a warm welcome by Richard and Wendy when we... More 

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Paris
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Staghunters is a traditional country inn, idyllically situated within the Exmoor National Park. This is a family run business with generous hospitality, ensuring a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. The bar areas are all you might want from a traditional West Country inn, and there is a lovely restaurant looking out onto the extensive and well kept gardens. The... More 

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Leek
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had been at the Staghunters 10 years ago, the public areas have changed little in that time. Neither has the welcome The staff are very friendly and the food is superb. The room we had was quite small but had a beautiful en-suite. The balcony had a stunning view of the magnificent gardens and the hills in the background.... More 

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staghunters, Owner at The Stag Hunters Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a complimentary review, we enjoyed your company and certainly hope it isn't another ten years before you come again. We do have free WIFI and a public telephone call box, just so you know next time. Best wishes, Richard. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Had a wonderful weekend here with my mum, food was fault less, had lot of choice on the menu, the steak burger is a must. The rooms were lovley I had a balcony that overlooked the beautiful garden. Very friendly and welcoming, we will definitely be coming back. thank you all

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staghunters, Owner at The Stag Hunters Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review, it means a lot to the family and our friendly team of helpers. It was a pleasure to cater for you both and sincerely hope you visit again. Best wishes, Richard. More 

Axbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

thank you all for a lovely time over the bank holiday weekend,everyone was very helpful with whatever we needed,fantastic food every time.i just hope that doughnut the dog finds a good home after the dog shelter people turn up.yes Richard you got me that time!!! by the way wendy put me up to it.All the best Alison & tim

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staghunters, Owner at The Stag Hunters Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay, it was fun, so was the ruse! We will look forward to your next visit. Best wishes, Richard and Wendy. More 

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