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Dunkery Beacon Hotel

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Near Dunster | Somerset, Wootton Courtenay, Exmoor National Park TA24 8RH, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Porlock, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for the Sunday Brunch and, what a lovely experience! Delightful service and the food was cooked to perfection. Can't wait to see what else we may thoroughly enjoy? The calm and efficient ambience blends perfectly with the wonderful setting and views!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for dinner with friends last Saturday. Well the whole evening was perfect, superb service, great food and wine and stunning views of the beacon. The owners take great pride in offering quality food with service that is second to none.We will return soon.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great weekend stay at Dunkery Beacon Hotel. Stayed in room 10 which was large and beautify furnished, with a very big bay window looking out onto spectacular views. Breakfast and dinner was top notch with fresh local produce. Jane and John clearly take great pride in their business, and make you feel very welcome. We would highly... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Or we will never again be able to get a room ! We happened upon the hotel purely by chance and after reading the reviews we wanted to combine our first Exmoor trip with a stay at the Hotel. The whole experience of the stay was faultless. However the highlight was the food. From the choice at breakfast through to... More 

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Jane B, Owner at Dunkery Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting a review of your recent stay over the Bank Holiday weekend and we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us so much. Thank you also for the great feedback on the food - John is constantly looking to create new and exciting dishes from produce sourced as locally as possible. There are plenty more... More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights and it was excellent, but the highlight was dinner in the Coleridge restaurant, fantastic menu, overall a great dining experience. We wish we were local as we would dine there regularly, you locals have a real gem on your doorstep!

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John B, Owner at Dunkery Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. It makes our efforts all the more worth while to know you have enjoyed both the accommodation and our food. The Coleridge Restaurant's reputation is spreading, both with guests coming to holiday with us and locals alike and it may be worth knowing that the restaurant has its own... More 

Minehead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at the Coleridge restaurant for our Wedding Anniversary - great wine menu, foot was perfect and all 3 course for £26.95. You truly can't go wrong. Front of house and all staff were very accommodating, would definatley recommend and will be dining here again!

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John B, Owner at Dunkery Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your meal with us in the Coleridge Restaurant, it is great to know that we are attracting the more discerning local diners with our seasonal menus and exclusive wine list. Your review is helping to encourage more local trade and holiday makers to the area and further food reviews can be found on the Coleridge Restaurant's... More 

Fleet, Hampshire, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay with John and Jane at Dunkery Beacon Country House and it was as enjoyable as ever. Outside of the hotel, we discovered the stunning scenery that Exmoor has to offer and visited the lovely villages of Porlock and Porlock Weir. In the evening, we dined at Dunkery Beacon and were treated to John's superb food... More 

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Jane B, Owner at Dunkery Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

It was great to see you both again and thank you for choosing to celebrate your wedding anniversary here at Dunkery Beacon Country House. We're glad you had the chance to explore a bit more of this beautiful area whilst here, but there's still plenty more to see so we look forward to recommending other places to discover on your... More 

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

My wife and I stayed at the Dunkery Beacon Hotel a few months ago expecting to be charmed and wowed by the wildlife and clear skies, but it was John and Jane who were the most memorable part of the stay. Their hospitality and knowledge of the area was brilliant, helping us with planning our walks and taking an interest... More 

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Jane B, Owner at Dunkery Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your 3-night stay with us in February and thank you for your very kind comments about John and I. We love looking after our guests and advising them of the best places to explore and walks to do. We'll have a word with the powers that be and try to arrange clear skies for you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much to love about this beautiful hotel. Set in overlooked but naturally wonderful Exmoor, there are fantastic views and outlooks from every point of the hotel, which were wonderful to look at, (and to admire while having a welcome scone and cup of tea!). This is the second time we've stayed, and both rooms have been wonderfully... More 

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Jane B, Owner at Dunkery Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Wow - we can't thank you enough for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your stay here. We're so pleased that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay, particularly the food and wine (!) and were able to explore and do a fair bit of walking the moor, especially as the weather has been so good.... More 

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Beautiful room with a great view. The food and wine in the hotel restaurant is superb. The vegetarian options are excellent. John and Jane are very good hosts and made our stay special. A great base for exploring Exmoor.

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Jane B, Owner at Dunkery Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting such a kind review and we're delighted you both enjoyed our food and wine offering. You hit it right with the weather and we hope you enjoyed relaxing in the sun with drinks in our al fresco seating area. We hope to see you again when you need to recharge the batteries and enjoy... More 

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