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Beach Road, Woolacombe EX34 7BT, England
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The Rocks Hotel
Ranked #2 of 21 Woolacombe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Rocks for three nights in July. This was our third stay - but the first time we have stayed in the Apartment. This was ideal for our party of 2 adults and 2 older teenagers. They loved having the lounge area to relax in. The apartment is very well appointed with everything you could want. It... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Catherin E its so nice to hear that as a family the Rocks is appealing to all of you!! We are happy to be part of your families holiday memories for ever!!!! Yay!!! See you next year!! Thanks again Wendy & Martin :-) More

Solihull,UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my wife and I were only able to spend three holiday nights at this hotel, but it was a very special time. The friendliness and care of Wendy and Martin were outstanding. The location with a free adjacent car park to the hotel; plus only 300metres from Woolacombe beach made it an ideal place. The bedroom and en-suite were... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you contentedsolihull for writing soooo many positive things about The Rocks, and we are so happy you went away contented!! Come back soon, maybe make use of our Winter offer as it will be here before we know it!! Thanks again Wendy & Martin xx More

Marlow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to this hotel by friends. We stayed on 11th and 12th August 2014. We have three rooms which were modern and clean. The owners of this hotel are fabulous. They cannot do enough for you. We had a delicious breakfast in the American Theme dining room, arrangements were made for us to go horse riding and recommendations... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Stephanie B for a lovely review and yes, we have to agree we are in a great location. When we started here, the previous owner said that if we couldnt make this work here we wouldnt make it work anywhere!! and the rest is just what we would like ourselves so we are happy that so many guests... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a luck find. I work in events an travel extensively for my role. I stay in many different establishments of all different levels. I booked The Rocks Hotel last minute and really didn't know what to expect . This place is really very special it's starts with a warm welcome from Martin and Wendy who really are two lovely... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you B for such a glowing review, and sooo happy that we ticked most of your boxes, thank you for ticking most of ours! Hope you will come back soon and for longer, as it will be a pleasure!! Best wishes Wendy & Martin :-) More

London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the thing that makes so many people hold The Rocks in high regard is that it seems like a place that has consciously evolved for the better, guided by the professional, friendly and courteous nature of the staff/proprietor combo of Martin and Wendy, who clearly have a passion for not only getting the basics right, but adding a... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

OMG Richard F, what an amazing memory you have for the details, as it was so long ago that you stayed with us. We do remember you, and being poorly, its the last thing we want for our guests, when they are away for a few days, its such a shame, but so little we can do about it, but... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B and B is located in a great spot, only a short walk to the beach, so you can leave the car in the car park at the back of the hotel. The hosts are really friendly and give you some great advice about places to go and eat and visit. The room we had was adequate with en-suite... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Jo T for taking the time to review us and overall I think you enjoyed your stay. I will agree with you that the rooms are small, but hopefully have everything to make your stay a comfortable one. Many thanks again Wendy & Martin More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant find! This place is fantastic in every way. Top location making access to the beach really easy. Fantastic facilities to help you make the most of the beach, an amazing breakfast room and they can't do enough to make you feel welcome and yet don't get in your way at all. Even my gluten intolerance wasn't an... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Aaah Jane T70 if we could have picked guests, we couldn't have picked better!!! So glad you appreciated so much of what we offer. I have to say that you were the first to have GF free biscuits on the bed, as I have only just discovered them, so you have now set a precedent!! Thank you for that :-)... More

Hinckley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Rocks and was just as good second time round.Martin and Wendy are excellent hosts,very friendly and accomodating.Rooms are lovely, decorated to a very high standard with every thing you need for a comfortable stay.Breakfast is superb served in the American Diner complete with juke box, will definatly be visiting again.

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you carol e for coming back to stay with us and enjoying your stay, and for writing a lovely review. We look forward to your 3rd visit, hopefully before too long. We are doing 2 nights for £99 in November, maybe then??? Warmest wishes Wendy & Martin More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here and were really impressed. The standard of the rooms is well above what you should expect for the price - small, but really nicely furnished and equipped to 4-star standard, with good showers - and the breakfast could simply not be better, in terms of quality, presentation and variety. It's also served in an immaculate... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Dave H for a really heart warming review. I have to agree with you that our rooms are on the small side, but I think the people who built this place did it deliberately to make sure people enjoyed being in Woolacombe more than in their rooms!! Clever!! You are right, this does feel more than a business,... More

Aldermaston, UK
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142 reviews 142 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked for an overnight stay at The Rocks somewhat last minute as we made a whistle stop visit to North Devon. Overall impressions - a great stay! Firstly. Wendy and Martin are very friendly and welcoming. They've done a great job in refurbishing the Rocks, to create a very comfortable and clean place that combines classic themes with modern... More

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therocks2008, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you RichardP46 for a great review of our "quirky" B&B!! I think I like that description!!! :-) Glad you enjoyed your brief stay and remembered so much detail, thats impressive!! Good luck with your new hospitality business in the near future, maybe we will get the opportunity to come and review you next! Best wishes Wendy & Martin More

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Address: Beach Road, Woolacombe EX34 7BT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Woolacombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Rocks Hotel Woolacombe, Devon

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The Rocks Hotel is in the heart of Woolacombe. Only 300m from the beach. The whole hotel is constantly being refurbished to a high standard. We have a large collection of wet suits and a smaller collection of body/surf boards and even the odd kayak, that we are happy to lend our guest, free of charge.Be assured of a warm welcome and a unique experience. We look forward to meeting you soon!Wendy & Martin ... more   less 
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