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Fairwater Head Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   near Lyme Regis & Axminster, Hawkchurch EX13 5TX, England
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hawkchurch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well maintained hotel in the middle of farm country, surrounded by sheep farms. Spacious rooms, modern bathrooms, quiet surroundings. The food menu is varied but a tad limited in scope. The food quality is very good. Breakfasts are average. Most staff are very accommodating but not all which is why we give it 3 stars.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Fairwater Head Hotel for just one night in the last week of August 2014 and it was absolutely fantastic. It was easy to find, well sign posted. A warm welcome from reception and so helpful. Showed us round the hotel which is really lovely. We were shown to our room and even our dog was given... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a short break here over the august bank holiday weekend, the hotel is in an excellent location with super views and within easy reach of top local seaside towns. The hotel staff were very friendly and attentive at all times, rooms are very adequately equipped and what must be said the cleanliness is excellent, most of all the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great 2 night stay, Chris the restaurant manager was an excellent host and we enjoyed a very tasty meal which was of high quality and reasonably priced. Breakfast was very good, with plenty of choice and all fresh, local ingredients. Only slight groan was the noise transferral from room 8 up to room 12. Not sure what soundproofing... More

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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided we needed a break and wanted to head down to Lyme Regis. The downside to this is that we're new dog owners and had left it late - so not only had we to find somewhere dog friendly (we're too attached to put Charlie in kennels) but we also had to find somewhere that wasn't... More

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location, lovely food and really friendly staff. Rooms are comfortable, quiet and reasonably priced for the service and standard. Only disappointment was breakfast, which was on a par with Premier inn - the usual cereal assortment, a couple of juices, breakfast in hot trays with only scrambled egg, no fried or poached. Toast was supermarket sliced. Get the breakfast... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was a lovely 2 night stay. We were met by Adam, the owner, who was very friendly and helped us with our luggage to our room, which was a standard room but a good size and immaculately clean, with a comfortable king-sized bed. Breakfast was superb, including the porridge (which sometimes can be poor in some hotels). Cream and... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We used the Fairwater Head as a base of operations for our wedding at Forde Abbey, they could not have done more to help us. The hotel itself is lovely and has some of the best views across the Westcountry which we loved gazing at while eating in the restaurant, which serves excellent food. All of staff bent over backwards... More

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Somerset
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I visited the Fairwater Head hotel for a break before I went into hospital for an operation and was on a special diet. The staff could not have been more helpful and certainly in the morning the waiter was so concerned that I had good breakfast that he kept coming back with suggestions of things that I might like to... More

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a standard room but there was plenty of room but very plain, however. everything was spotless. The food in the restaurant and the breakfasts were excellent. The views from the restaurant, bar and terrace were lovely.

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Address: near Lyme Regis & Axminster, Hawkchurch EX13 5TX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Hawkchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairwater Head Hotel 3*
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