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Holmleigh House

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Sea Hill, Seaton EX12 2QT, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I booked in for a long weekend away, we were so happy to have found Gaynor and Holmleigh House. The rooms were comfortable and clean, the beds especially, were really comfy. We also really liked the guests lounge downstairs, it's a nice extra space to relax in. The real star of the show was the breakfasts! I... More 

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Hopkinton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gaynor (my host) was friendly and helpful but unobtrusive. B&B was spotless, airy, and nicely appointed. Bed comfortable, shower good. Wifi fast. Breakfast (eggs with smoked salmon) very tasty. Highly recommend.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Although this B&B is in a good position, the parking is difficult (I had to pay to park in the Town Centre) and I found the proprietress a little distant. She felt she was helping by moving us from a family room to 2 doubles in the top of the house but the bathroom, being under the eaves made it... More 

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Gaynor S, Owner at Holmleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.I am sorry that you experienced some problems during your stay. Parking is free and unrestricted all around my house and the public car park, which is free in the evening is a two minute walk away so I am not sure why you parked in the Town centre. I did indeed think I was doing... More 

knotts
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely warm and welcoming atmosphere and thank you to Gaynor. We arrived earlier than expected and she had a room ready for us in 20 mins. So clean and nothing was too much trouble. Lots of information on hand and the breakfast menu was great. The rooms were excellent with tea/coffee biscuits. Fresh towels in en-suites and bath... More 

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Gaynor S, Owner at Holmleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, so pleased you felt welcome and at home. Will look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was our first visit to Holmleigh B&B and what a beautiful warm and welcoming house to stay, our room was excellent looking over the front it was clean comfortable and the attention to detail is fantastic breakfasts were plentiful with lots to choose from.Defiantly go back there again thank you Gaynor for being a wonderful host loved it all.from... More 

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Gaynor S, Owner at Holmleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back to Holmleigh House. More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have stayed at Holmleigh House many times & it never disappoints! Its always spotlessly clean and very warm & welcoming. The rooms are very comfortable & the little extras are excellent. The breakfasts are the best breakfasts we have ever come across, the amount of choice is amazing! The cooked breakfast uses local produce & they are very tasty!... More 

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Gaynor S, Owner at Holmleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back to Holmleigh House. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We had the family room at the front of the house which was very nice indeed and the little extras like dressing gowns and toiletries were lovely. Gaynor the owner was a great host and we would certainly recommend staying there. My son particularly liked the pancakes for breakfast!

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Gaynor S, Owner at Holmleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing a review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and your son enjoyed the special Holmleigh pancakes with fresh fruit. More 

Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Both myself, my partner and our little one stated here for New Years Eve. From the moment we arrived we received a five star welcome! The room was fab, the breakfast too. Nothing seemed too much trouble for the owner. It's not very often that I take the trouble to write a review, but this place certainly deserves a mention.... More 

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Gaynor S, Owner at Holmleigh House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely New Year review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Come and visit again soon. More 

cirencester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had a fantastic one night stay. Great welcome and a lovely cup of tea in the lounge, lovely rooms, comfy beds, delicious breakfast. Full of nice touches and enormous attention to detail. Could not ask for more, thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is our 2nd stay at Holmleigh House, fantastic location, very clean, very quiet & great breakfast. Jill looked after us & done a very good job. We were made to feel very welcome. Highly recommended.

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