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Watergate Bay Hotel

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Having stayed here when our family were younger years ago I cannot rate this hotel high enough. We visited for Polo on the beach and yes the tickets were expensive at £120 each. we had a delicious afternoon tea and food in the evening. Champagne flowed freely in the evening but only one glass was offered on arrival at 2.30... More 

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Dartmouth
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Couldn't recommend this enough! We stayed at the hotel on the Saturday night and bought tickets for the polo house party . We knew what to expect as the emails before arrival laid out the running of the day . The food was delicious both in the afternoon and evening and we have never seen champagne flow so freely in... More 

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Cornwall
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Some good friends suggested that we join them this year at the Veuve Clicquot Polo day at the Watergate Hotel. Tickets were about £120 each. It was the worst organised event that we had ever attended. At £120 per ticket, you don't expect to have to buy your own drinks. Apparently last year it ran like a proper event. It... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Watergate Bay proved a great place for a one night beach break. Slightly disappointing room, small and didn't feel as luxurious as the rest of the hotel but the swim club and beautiful ocean room lounge more than made up for it. Friendly and helpful staff and a truly relaxing stay.

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Berkshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

An informal, light and airy hotel where you follow the sandprints to your room. Great places to sit and look over the bay, especially the Ocean View room whose contemporary style and comfy sofas were great to snuggle down in. Our room was spacious with a comfortable double (well 2 twins together) bed, small balcony overlooking the bay and excellent... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was absolutely great. The food was fabulous as well as the pool. It was great and really peaceful. it also had a great baby's pool. The only thing about the pool was they should have another deeper bigger children's pool where your aloud to jump, dive, splash and play with water toys. The surfing place next to watergate bay... More 

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London
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It would have been easy for the owners to trade on the fantastic beach and amazing views of Watergate Bay itself and not try hard with the hotel. They could probably still get away with high rates in the peak seasons. But they haven’t and this is an excellent all round hotel. The Watergate Bay hotel is about having an... More 

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Manchester
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We recently stayed in the Watergate Bay Hotel and there's no doubt it's a cut above the rest. We booked into a deluxe room @ £240/night and secured a room with a sea view. It had french doors and a small balcony overlooking the car park and the sea to the right. The bedroom had a bath in the room... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a really difficult one and I toyed between very good and excellent for a while because we did have a really good trip to the Watergate Bay Hotel, we stayed on the Taste of the Bay deal which we felt was really good value for money and well worth doing. For us the positives were that we were... More 

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We just needed a relaxing chill out weekend in one of our favourite places, which holds many happy memories for me and my husband. We went to watergate bay hotel about 6/7 years ago and it was fantastic then. Now that they have done even more to it, it's superb. The views as one other reviewer has mentioned, are fantastic... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Watergate Bay Hotel gives you all the great things you'd find in a mountain resort - on a beach! It's an awesome mix of adrenalin sports, gorgeous accommodation, great places to eat and drink, inspiring people and a relaxed vibe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watergate Bay Hotel

Address: On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range: $206 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 69
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Also Known As:
The Hotel And Extreme Academy, Watergate Bay
Hotel Watergate Bay
Watergate Hotel Newquay
Bay Hotel Watergate
Watergate Bay Newquay
Watergate Bay Hotel Newquay, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Newquay
#3 Romantic Hotel in Newquay
#4 Business Hotel in Newquay
#5 Family Hotel in Newquay
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