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The Rocks Hotel

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Beach Road, Woolacombe EX34 7BT, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited The Rocks over the New Year with friends who have been a few years running. I must say that all reviews confirm what a superb hotel this is. Martin and Wendy are the perfect hosts and make you feel very welcome. The rooms are spotless and the breakfasts are superb served in great surroundings. Have already booked for next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Martin & Wendy can't do enough to accommodate you. Their warm personalities make this hotel such a special place, a real home from home. The décor in the diner is absolutely amazing. Terrific English breakfast, listening to great music and talking to Martin. Exceptionally clean. Great location. Highly recommended. We’ll be back!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Woolacombe itself has a lovely feel, so friendly and everything on your doorstep. This hotel had such great reviews, I thought "can it actually be that good?" Oh yes indeed! Three nights in room 7 with a lovely sea view, I cannot praise The Rocks Hotel highly enough. The hotel is right in the heart of things and a stones... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Staying at The Rocks feels so much like being at home except someone else is doing the coking and washing up!! Wendy and Martin are great easy going people that you always receive a warm welcome when you visit. The rooms are spotless, the brekkie is two meals in one and the dining room quite special :-) Thanks once again... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

What a treasure this hotel is - lovely decor, friendly owners,great location and every need catered for. We only stayed 2 night but I would definitely return.The rooms are comfy, clean and modern and tastefully decorated. Tea/coffee/biscuits areprovided and fresh milk available.WiFi and plenty of local info too. The Breakfast is delicious and served effortlessly by the hosts who genuinely... More 

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1 Thank SussexPMicropub
Roxys-Woolacome, Owner at The Rocks Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you soo much SussexPMicropub for enjoying and appreciating the things we offer,and the way we offer it!! You are very perceptive because yes, we definitely do love what we do!! :-) Hope you can come back soon. Best wishes Wendy and Martin More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife ,Karen, have just returned from an amazing two night break at the rocks ..... All I can say is we absolutely loved it ..... Great room ... Great view .... Great location .... Amazing breakfasts .... Lovely hosts ! I fully recommend the rocks as the place to stay in Woolacombe .... We will return :)

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

Thank you for a great review AJ and Karen, you were great to look after and we would think it would be more than great if you were to come back again to stay!! :-)) Best wishes Wendy & Martin xx More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Such a lovely family run hotel - everything everybody else has written about how good this hotel is says it all - recommend an early breakfast if you want to get your choice of music on the Jukebox though.

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

Thank you Bruce759 for enjoying our family run Hotel and having breakfast in the themed diner with free play on the juke box! We still enjoy the fun vibe in there every day too!! Thanks again Wendy & Martin More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Reading the other reviews, I'm truly sorry we didn't get to meet the owners (they were away). The young folks standing in were friendly and helpful .. but we had difficulty reaching them when we needed help. We stayed in Room 2 and it was hot! It was a nice day but at the end of September so I'm not... More 

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

Oh dear Nelvana, we were all sooo sorry that you didnt have the usually enjoyable stay that we like our guests to have with us. This is what we always strive to avoid. We too were sorry that we werent here for you, but as we only had 2 or 3 rooms Matt and Steph were happy to hold the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We have just returned from a 3 nights break for a grown up family of 5. Have stayed at Woolacombe many times while the kids were younger but in the local holiday parks which we feel we have outgrown now. However, the kids aren't kids anymore so we wanted somewhere near to the amazing beach so that we wouldn't have... More 

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

Thank you alisonwestsussex for such a fabulous review and glad that we ticked so many of your boxes. You were all a pleasure to look after, and we would most definitely love to see you all again next year. :-) Warmest wishes Wendy & Martin More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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150 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 711 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

This was our first overnight stop on a five night/four days walking section of the SWCP from Woolacombe to Minehead/Dunster i.e. in reverse direction up the more normal East to West. It proved to be the first of five excellent overnight resting places booked for us by our tour company, Encounter Walking. This is a great little place, close to... More 

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

Thank you GrumpsDC for using us as one of your stops during your walk of the South West Coast Path, we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. I just have to correct you on the Wi-Fi being patchy , as in the guest lounge the wi fi is very strong and never a problem to get connected in... More 

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