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The Old Rectory Hotel

Berry Ground Lane, Martinhoe, Exmoor National Park EX31 4QT, England
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Banstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second visit to The Old Rectory and we came away just as rested, relaxed and refreshed as we did the first time. Owners Huw and Sam's style is more akin to that of a friendly house party than a commercial hotel. We were greeted as old friends (this was our second trip) and gather together with the... More

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Yeovil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at The Old Rectory. Our room was superb, as was the food, the wine and the staff. We also enjoyed chatting to the other guests over afternoon tea and pre and post dinner. Many thanks to all for making us feel very welcome and for looking after us so well. We'd love to return again.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to see you back at The Old Rectory for your second visit and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food, wine and hospitality! Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and we look forward to seeing you next time. Huw & Sam More

Somerset
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic 4 day break - just what was needed after a long wet Winter. Had to alter our dates at last minute due to unfortunate circumstances - Huw and Sam were kind enough to accomodate us; nothing was too much trouble for them. Will be returning for more of their generous hospitality!

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us and thank you for your lovely comments about our changing the dates of your stay at the last minute. It really wasn't a problem and we were pleased to help out at a sad time for you. We look forward to your next visit. In the meantime,... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

excellent location in a beautiful garden, absolutely quiet place, good starting point for hiking and discovery of the costal area, horse riding near by; Hotel with personal touch and very friendly atmosphare

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family back to Exmoor after 20 years and we are really happy to hear that you enjoyed our wonderful peaceful location as well as the friendly service you received from the team here. Thank you for reviewing your stay. More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can't beat Huw and Sam's welcome, combined with the most beautiful scenery and fantastic food. Because it is a small hotel it always feels peaceful and cosy. We chatted to lots of other guests, most of whom were also returning visitors; once you visit The Old Rectory you can't wait to go back! Huw and Sam and the lovely... More

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jessica Our greatest pleasure is to welcome back so many Old Rectorians to the hotel and it was lovely to see you both again last week. We really appreciate the loyalty of so many of our returning guests and it was really good to hear that you enjoyed your stay again with us and enjoyed meeting some of our... More

Loughton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First rate hotel and accommodation. Beautiful location. Excellent service and very good food. Tea and pre-dinner drinks encourage guests to get to know one another and to kindle a friendly atmosphere within the hotel. So rare to find these days.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments about our wonderful location, service and food. We are delighted that you enjoyed chatting to some of other guests over drinks and afternoon tea. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Huw & Sam More

Gloucestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Old Rectory for two nights. It's tucked away but East to get to and convenient for walking and other visits on Exmoor. The hotel is comfortable and homely, with a warm welcome and great food. Highly recommended.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed our quiet location and found Martinhoe a great spot from which to explore Exmoor and North Devon. Thank you for reviewing your stay and your very positive comments about the welcome you received and our food. Kind regards Huw & Sam More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed yet another wonderful stay at the Old Rectory. The atmosphere was as tranquil and relaxing as ever. The food gets better and better (it was always excellent) and the owners remain very enthusiastic and thoughtful. Whist we experienced some damp weather, the gardens and walks directly from the hotel are wonderful. If it should rain... More

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

As hoteliers, it is our greatest pleasure to welcome so many Old Rectorians back to the hotel and it was lovely to see you back again this year at the hotel. We constantly aim to improve the hotel amenities and the service our team offer to all our guests and it is very rewarding for us all to know that... More

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

If you are looking for somewhere to unwind in great company, with food and wine that is absolutely wonderful then this place is for you. Sam, Huw and their team are amazing. The only downside is the time passes too quickly. Fully deserve their recent awards and we will be back very soon.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure and great fun having you to stay last week and we are really flattered by your really lovely review of your stay with us. We love our food and wine and are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed it so much. We look forward to seeing you both again soon and thank you for taking the... More

Totnes
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this hotel on line and were very fortunate to have done so, beautiful location, wonderful food, excellent service and professional ,charming hosts and staff. Look forward to seeing it during the summer and progress on the garden.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your first foray to North Devon all the way from Totnes - Devon is a huge, diverse but very beautiful county! We hope to see you again in the summer when the gardens are at their best! Huw & Sam More

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Also Known As:
Old Rectory Hotel
Old Rectory Martinhoe
The Old Rectory Hotel Martinhoe, Devon
Address: Berry Ground Lane, Martinhoe, Exmoor National Park EX31 4QT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exmoor National Park > Martinhoe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Martinhoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Old Rectory Hotel is a very special place. A wonderful mix of a stylish boutique country house coupled with an un stuffy relaxed atmosphere. Nestled on the stunning Exmoor coast in North Devon, The Old Rectory Hotel is a haven in which to unwind - no crowds, no traffic; just birdsong and jaw dropping scenery. This is somewhere magical to stop and smell the roses - so if you need to soothe the mind and replenish the soul, you couldn't choose a better place. At The Old Rectory Hotel you'll find the simple things done well; a warm welcome, thoughtful service, fabulous luxury rooms, fantastic local food from Exmoor and North Devon and, of course, an award winning wine list. If you were running away, this is where you would go! ... more   less 
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