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Fairwater Head Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
near Lyme Regis & Axminster, Hawkchurch EX13 5TX, England
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hawkchurch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Truro Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights from the 26th of may this year for our silver wedding anniversary. We had the most amazing room with fantastic views over the Axe valley, the only downside was the shower wasn't very powerful We didn't mention it to anyone as the good things far exceeded our expectations. On the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed here for one night in this beautiful country setting. The hotel is on its own out in the country which was perfect for us. Chris and his staff were welcoming and helpfull. The food was also fantastic with good portion sizes. Our room was spacious and comfortable and quite, we stayed in the main building where the restruant is,... More 

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Nately Scures, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We cannot praise this hotel enough. It should definitely have more stars. Beautiful tasteful decor throughout, lovely comfortable bed, huge fluffy towels, we really felt pampered. The evening meal and the breakfast were faultless. A warm welcome too for our little whippet who had his own little treats, and his own doggy towel. Lovely staff, a real find, to be... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Had a lovely break. Just what we needed to recharge the batteries. Peaceful. Idyllic setting. Great location for visiting Lyme Regis, Jurassic coast and east Devon. Nothing too much trouble. Lovely breakfast cooked to order. This was our third visit but certainly won't be our last.

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Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Wow- where to begin? Booked quite late- decided we needed a break from the kids!!! New to this travelling and staying in hotels. Neatly situated in the countryside, as we drove in, its beauty struck us immediately. Should be a 5 star- amazing host, Chris, ur fantastic!! Happy staff, courteous, warm, friendly, funny!! Perfect cuisine, perfect room, perfect, glorious gardens,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Booked this on a Friday last minute to stay the following night. From start to finish it was fantastic and well accommodated to our golden retriever. Hats off to Chris, he was a fab host! We will deffinately be back again. Laura and James from Portsmouth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A typical English hotel, very welcoming with lovely views, the room was of good size with an exceptional bathroom. A good breakfast was served, leaving you full but wanting more because of the taste. Will certainly book here again, even though there is a relaxed pet policy there was certainly no sign of pet hair. Well done Fairwater Head Hotel

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We only stayed for one night but it was lovely. Finding a decent hotel that accepts dogs is not always easy but this hotel exceeded our expectations, with towels for the dogs (to wipe their feet) in the rooms and a handful of treats too. Our house doesn't smell of dogs so it was a delight on arrival to discover... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had a two night stay - very comfortable bedrooms & lounges. Restaurant & bar area are very nice - with amazing views from the windows / terrace. Nothing too much trouble - chef offering to do something special as vegetarian. Smashing wine list for a small hotel! Very friendly staff - and if you're a dog owner the hotel is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Staff were very friendly and the food was great. However, the room frankly had a stale, unpleasant odour and the wifi would not connect on any of my three devices. Also the shower would produce nothing but boiling hot water and there was no iron (something I have had in every hotel room before). None of these negatives were particularly... More 

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