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Commodore Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
3.0 of 5
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Marine Parade, Instow, Bideford EX39 4JN, England
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Commodore Hotel
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  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Took an elderly cousin for afternoon tea, which she and us thoroughly enjoyed. There was plenty of clotted cream and the scones were a good size. The setting is stunning,we were there on a beautiful sunny day.The views across the bay were amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here to celebrate the wedding anniversary of some dear friends. It was lovely to sit outside with our pre-dinner drinks and admire the view of Instow estuary. The helpful young Restaurant Manager took our photos and it was a gorgeous backdrop. We loved our hake with grapefruit and orange sauce. The other diners were very pleased with their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I organised a friends reunion at the Commodore pre Christmas 2014, mainly because I had heard and read so many good things about it. Also, I had always wanted to go there again since having previously been as a child when it was often a feature in our holidays. I asked if it was possible to have a table by... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this hotel for School Reunion. Excellent service and sit down meal also given a sitting room to our selves were we had coffee and were able to converse and exchange news.Beautiful setting overlooking Instow beach and a perfect day.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first impressions you get as you enter the hotel is one of brightness and freshness, both in the public areas and in the room. Our room was clean, fresh and comfortable although we did find the beds a little uncomfortable for some reason. As we were sea facing we were able to watch the stunning sunsets over Appledore from... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a short break at The Commadore Hotel. This was a fabulous experience. We were treated with a warm smile on arrival, and everything was explained perfectly as we were given the key to our room. My wife has a special requirement, when we travel and they remembered and explained how they could help us. Very... More 

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Devon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion the menu offers a varied selection but is overpriced for the quality of the food. Hotel prices. Also had cream tea, well presented but scones doughy, and jacking in taste. Would prefer local jam other than strawberry in a tiny jar. Heaps of clotted cream though. Can't beat the beautiful view though.

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Really nice quality food with a good range on the menu. The tea was very good and there's a gorgeous cat that seems to wander through whenever it feels like. Quite reasonably priced as well and really nicely decorated and furnished.

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Headley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It was not the first time we had stayed at the Commodore. We stayed there last year. This year was just as good and the standard was again excellent. The room, spacious and comfortable. The food was to die for, and the service excellent. A delightful hotel, well run and the view from the terrace and the dining room was... More 

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We celebrated my Mum's 80th birthday at the Commodore with a lunch for 22. We had private use of the dining room with its beautiful view. The table had been dressed beautifully and there were fresh flowers. Our guests were met at the main entrance by Gary who welcomed them and directed them to our lunch party. The food was... More 

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