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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
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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194 reviews 194 reviews
49 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we arrived we were stunned by the beauty of the location and the solitude. What a wow factor. John, mine host, happened to be in the car park. He offered to carry our bag to the house. A cream tea was provided after we had freshened up. The bedroom was superb and the whole hotel is finished to a... More 

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Plymouth
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this very last minute but seemed to end up with the best room in the hotel! Room 7 is actually a beautiful suite with sitting room, bedroom and huge bathroom. Hosts Jane and John are delightful; warm, friendly and very welcoming. They are also very good at attending to their guests every need. I ordered green tea at... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place. Spent this weekend at Dunkerry and cannot fault a single thing. Wonderful hosts, attention to detail, beautiful rooms with the most comfortable beds. Fresh milk and chilled water every day was a much appreciated extra. Meals divine and served in a very pleasant restaurant with views over the countryside. Dunkerry will be seeing us again and... More 

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Braunton
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night and would highly recommend it. Incredible location with beautiful views towards Dunkery Beacon. We were met on arrival by Jane who was really welcoming and friendly. We were then given tea and scones in the lounge and there was even home-made shortbread in the room. The little touches really seemed to have been thought out.... More 

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Bristol
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a glorious weekend. Warm welcome from such a lovely couple. Wonderful bedroom with a comfortable bed and an exceptional view. The food was out of this world, will certainly be making a return visit. Keep up the good work, John and Jane.

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Dunkery Beacon and was just as good as our first experience. John and Jane were perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them. The location of the hotel is in the heart of Exmoor and so the views from the rooms are superb. The rooms were as you would expect from a... More 

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

It was lovely to have you both to stay again and thank you very much for your kind comments about your break here. We're glad we lived up to expectations second time round and look forward to doing the same in the future! Best wishes, Jane & John More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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246 reviews 246 reviews
31 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked on the basis of these reviews and are in complete agreement with them all. Everything about our midweek stay lived up to our expectations. The location of this lovely hotel is ideal- deep in the heart of Exmoor and the views from the rooms are fantastic. To wake up to the sound of nothing but birdsong is a... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing both sides of our business with the hotel and the Coleridge Restaurant. As you mentioned, it is so very peaceful here, you almost feel that your lively modern world as you left it, has been switched off and just left you with nature. Our Colonial style veranda is one of our favorite places to sit and... More 

Witham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the entire place for my 40th and it was fantastic. John and Jane made us all feel right at home from the cream tea on arrival to the delicious evening meal in there restaurant. Always on hand to help out and provide drinks. I must apologies to them for the terrible dancing that took place over the weekend. You... More 

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

We do enjoy working with groups, most especially when they have an Extraordinary Organizer. Events such as Birthdays and Anniversaries always take a little more care and attention, but working with you made your weekend enjoyable for us as well. We even enjoyed your dancing. Booking out a dinner, bed and breakfast package for the whole hotel means you had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was beautiful, lovely scenery! Staff very friendly and accommodating. Food was devine. Had a great weekend, would definitely go back. The whole experience made the 8hr drive worthwhile. Great walk just on the doorstep too. Thanks for a fab weekend

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

It always makes for a great weekend when old friends get together to celebrate and taking over the whole hotel also allows you to celebrate without the worry of disturbing other guests. You were a fun group to have stay and we enjoyed looking after you. Don't forget us for the next big Birthday, special packages are always available for... More 

Knutsford
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights here recently on the way to a family holiday in North Devon. We were delighted by the place and the friendly hospitality of the young owners. Firstly the situation, down narrow lanes, into a tiny village, on a hillside with views out across the valley to the moors of Dunkery Beacon. It felt... More 

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

Thank you for taking to to post a review. Our lovely village is like a slice of Old England and the hotel has such a great position at one of the village that all our rooms get a great view of the moors. The Coleridge Restaurant is as you mentioned much frequented by our villagers and surrounding area and also... More 

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