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The Old School Guesthouse

Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge, Dartmoor National Park PL20 7TT, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014
Tony H Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed here on a recent business trip with two colleagues, found the room to be very clean and comfortable. The lady running the the guesthouse is lovely, she is very friendly and helpful, Breakfast in the morning was top drawer and all made from local produce. Next time I am working in this area The old school guest house will... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Maxine has it just right. A small family run guesthouse with all the comforts of home. My bed was extremely comfortable and breakfast was just superb. Kind of expected when the cook is a trained chef.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Just come back from a weekend stay at The Old School. If you re looking for a quiet get away I suggest you go here. The accomodation is first class, imaculately clean & the attention to detail was outstanding. The room we stayed in was beautifully presented with complimentary snacks,tea, coffee & bottled water. The bedlinen was fresh & the... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We spent two very comfortable nights with Maxine and Chris. The house is ideally situated for visiting places of interest in the area. There are a number of National Trust venues within easy reach. Maxine is very helpful when it comes to recommending places to visit. The food is superb and we were made to feel very much at home.... More

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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

While traveling around England, we decided to stop around dartmoor and needed a place to spend the night, so made a reservation at this lovely place set in very nice little town about 10 miles north of Plymouth. We had a room that had a private bath just outside our room. Beautiful room, very comfortable bed, even had a nice... More

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Poole, England
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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Lovely converted School House on edge of Village. Excellent location for exploring West Dartmoor. Comfortable room. Detail a bit lacking for this price. No bath bits, soap, shampoo etc which I would have expected for this price and particulalry as there was a bath. Having had a bath the water then ran cold for the wifes shower - boy was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We spent 4 very happy nights at The Old School Guesthouse. We loved the room which was spacious with a large en suite and with a lovely view of the village. There's lots of storage space and all the fittings are top quality, although I did find the bed too firm for a really restful sleep. We really appreciated the... More

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We spent in The Old School Guesthouse only one night during our trip through UK but accommodation and traditional English breakfast were perfect. There was a very nice view on night sky from the roof window and we had nice night sleep. We felt almost like home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

This was our second stay. The rooms are top class and allowed to use living room and gardens like it was your own home. Maxine and Chris both very friendly and have excellent standards for service. Food was some of the best we have had all home made or locally sourced. We WILL be back again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Where to start in reviewing our disappointing stay!! First time we have had to pay up front. What is the point of taking a car registration of a rental car from overseas guests? We stayed in June but both radiators were on full when we went in the room. Windows opened at floor level on the first floor so difficult... More

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Address: Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge, Dartmoor National Park PL20 7TT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Horrabridge
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Horrabridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated within Dartmoor National Park, this historical old school offers relaxing surroundings with many of the services found in hotels. Originally built in 1875 and converted in the years after 1992, the old school now provides exceptional levels of comfort and quality accommodation, at the same time retaining many of the buildings historic features (130 year old exposed beams, heavy school doors and the original bell tower). Our aim is to offer you a warm welcome and attentive but discreet service throughout your stay. MOOR COMFORT, MOOR FOOD, MOOR FLAVOUR. ... more   less 
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