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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 4 Hawkchurch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a delightfully secluded Hotel hidden within the byways. The outlook from the patio is fantastic and on a balmy night is a lovely place to have a quiet drink and look out over the garden and the fields. Rooms are very comfortable and tastefully appointed making for a pleasant nights sleep in the countryside. Meals served in the Dining... More

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London, United Kingdom
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59 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite remote and in beautiful countryside, this extended private house is great for a get away from city hustle and bustle. The reception areas, bar and dining area are tastefully decorated in a contemporary style. Our bedroom, a standard twin, was on the small side but adequate and well kept with nice linen. A little on the expensive side but... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is lovely, really spacious with plenty of parking and beautiful views. They have hotel dogs that live there who are so cute! Breakfast in the morning is a buffet, even though we came down late they were still bringing out fresh food. The terrace out the back has gorgeous views of the countryside, perfect to sit out and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 enjoyable nights here whilst exploring this part of Dorset. The highlight is the terrace overlooking the rural countryside enjoying a drink watching the sunset. THe hotel was friendly, the food and facilities generally good. The room was comfortable although they need to do something about the showers. Recommended

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Lewes, Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here, as it was close to the Dorset Jurassic coast. It is hidden just below the edge of a long tree covered ridge running inland from the coast. Surrounded by a well stocked garden, the hotel looks down on a very classic English rural valley - patchwork fields, grazing sheep and tree punctuated hedges. We were greeted by... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed on Saturday night after a long day in Devon and it was a welcoming and peaceful haven. We had over-eaten at a family party and so could not have done justice to the dinner menu - we shall save that delight for our next visit as we shall surely come back again. The views from the restaurant are stunning,... More

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for a night away for a special occasion and we could not have picked a better place. The location and views are stunning and there is such a relaxed feel as soon as you walk in the door. The Receptionist was genuinely friendly and showed us around the hotel as it was our first visit (but... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Great welcome and hospitality as soon as we got in. All the rooms were well appointed and out the two families children next to each other - great idea. Tried the tasting menu in the new restaurant which was so tasty and the restaurant had a great buzz. Kids loved the breakfast buffet and hardly needed lunch. Looking forward to... More

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Just had our annual trip to the southwest and again stayed at the Fairwater. I've always loved the atmosphere and this was no exception. What did surprise me was the revamped dining room and bar which now has a light and airy feel to go with the views. We booked a room in the garden suite and these rooms have... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Last stayed here a year ago and was so impressed by the food and what you got for the price that we decided to return. We loved the changes in the dining room and bar - the owners have given it a complete re vamp and it is a real transformation. Really bright and attractive décor. We stayed in 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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