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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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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed here for 3 nights in May while enjoying a friends big birthday 2 night party nearby - for this reason we could only have dinner at the hotel for 1 of the 3 nights ( it seems to be the hotels policy to charge full board even if you don't take the evening meal ) - the meal... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has a small, pleasant room for afternoon tea. However, there is very limited choice and a policy insisting everyone has to buy a cake with a drink. I find 2 scones with a cream tea is too much and we usually buy a drink each and share the scones. There is no service. You have to go up... More 

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Street, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our third visit to the Commodore was as successful as the others have been. We had a marine bedroom which was extremely comfortable and yet again the food was excellent with a good and varied choice each evening. The staff are professional, friendly and very helpful without being snooty. We'll be back.

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Cardiff, Wales.
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Family run (VERY well run )Hotel. Every aspect superb. Courteous and highly efficient staff, superb cuisine,excellent rooms, especially those with sea view balconies! Location perfect, very frequent bus services to nearby towns and beaches. In a word - perfect. So much so, we've booked in for next year!!!!

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great place to enjoy i have been doing so since 1969.Family run now in memory of the late Bruce Woolaway who trained his son Gary so well know he does it without trying.Great food not just sometimes but always...just as should be.The hotel is a credit to North Devon. A***

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Staffordshire, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is well presented and the service is very good, however the facilities are clearly from a by gone era. The room was clean, but the bed was not comfortable and reminded one of a hospital bed after taking all the frills off to find an old blanket with a sheet along with hospital corners. There was some sort... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our first visit to the hotel, return visit for many of our friends in the club. Super welcome, well appointed rooms and very high quality food. Even a Michael Macintire look alike! Very much looking forward to another visit!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I had a lovely two night break with two of my oldest friends, for a catch up and relax. The hotel was lovely, very comfortable and friendly. We did have some 'dietary problems' - the staff in this family run hotel couldn't have been more helpful and understanding, so we felt very well looked after. I will be back with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Well located with fabulous views. Pleasant rooms with a traditional style ambience. Food was very good but not overly adventurous. Great place to take your mum for lunch or a special birthday. Location great for walks from the door around the coastline.

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Devon, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On the 12th of March, 2015 we celebrated sixty years of marriage and with friends and family had afternoon tea at the Commodore Hotel, which is located on Marine Parade, Instow, North Devon. Later that evening we had a meal at the hotel. We spent the night at the hotel and had the luxury of a room with a sea... More 

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