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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family lunchtime meal (12 in total) on Sunday 27th July followed by coffee on the patio outside overlooking the beautiful scenery and the setting, attention to detail, service and quality of food could not have been better. Jeff H

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here in July 2014. We were made to feel very welcome. The room was lovely and spotlessly clean. The views are beautiful. Our dog was made to feel very welcome too and made friends with Mocha one of the resident dogs. The meals were excellent and the location made a great base for travelling around the... More

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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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Tucked away in peaceful open countryside and approached down leafy lanes of Hawkchurch - the ‘village of roses’ – the Fairwater Head Hotel is a mere 4 miles from Axminster and 5 miles from Lyme Regis and the Jurassic coast. If you’re looking for a short-break, a room for the night or a romantic, intimate wedding venue, you’ll find the Fairwater Head Hotel the perfect place to relax, entertain or dine in style. ... more   less 
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