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The Old Vicarage

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Old vicarage was a perfect place to stay. I felt truly welcome, with cakes everyday, and the staff going out of their way to meet your every demand. Breakfast was lovely, and the beds very comfortable, with the interior decorated very tastefully. This was perfect and is highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited The Old Vicarage for 4 nights for a mini break in North Devon and we could not have enjoyed our stay more. The building itself is stunning and immaculately presented, our room was big, comfy and beautifully finished with fresh cake waiting for us. The en suite was enormous with a freestanding bath. The owners,... More 

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review Adam, your smiles each day were great as you were clearly enjoying starting out on married life together. We trust that the move to your new home went well and look forward to having the pleasure of seeing you both again soon. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent seven days in Barnstaple and this B&B was excellent. Very comfy bed and great shower and nicely furnished. The freshly baked cake in the room every day was a real treat - yummy. Bryan and Sandi were great hosts and made me feel very welcome.

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

You were a very impressive guest Sheena, so well organised with all our days well planned to make the most of both the local public transport and the prevailing weather. We’re especially pleased that you enjoyed visiting Rosemoor so much and agree with us that it is one of the top ten gardens in the country (I think you suggested... More 

Bourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to stay with a very talented couple namely Bryan and Sandi who are great hosts. Excellent service throughout from the food served, to the cleanliness and then very helpful with what is happening locally. It will take some beating.

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

Wow, being called very talented is great, thank you so much. Thanks also for taking the time to post a review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to much trouble, rooms beautifully appointed and fab breakfast. We will be back! The Old Vicarage is in the centre of the old town near the river and has a wonderful large garden. It has its driveway parking under mature shading trees.

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review Alex, it is most kind. We enjoyed having you and your family to stay and hope that next time you can come for longer. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sandi and Bryan have done an amazing job with this B&B. We stayed in Room 1 which was massive with a huge bathroom complete with free standing bath. The view over the big garden was lovely. There was homemade flapjack on arrival and a lovely breakfast tray outside our door the next morning. We couldn't have been made to feel... More 

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

We’re so glad that your wedding went well and you were able to suitably relax at The Old Vicarage afterwards. We were in the garden on Saturday and could just hear the singing from the church; it was really nice to know whose wedding it was, the weather was just about perfect too. Thank you for the review Andy, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had a wonderful stay at the Old Vicarage was greeted by very friendly owners who gave us a tray of tea and cakes. The Vicarage was spotlessly clean. The bedroom had been beautifully decorated and had a lovely ensuite. Lovely view of the pretty garden from the bedroom and the dining room. Breakfast was excellent choice of cereals, fresh... More 

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you again sometime, and wonder if you might follow in Vivienne’s footsteps of trying every room? (Though the single is always more awkward for a couple!). Thank you so much for taking the time in writing a review; we do appreciate it and they work well to keep us on our toes as we have... More 

Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Third visit this year, and sixth in total! I have now stayed in every room, and I love them all! This time I was in the family suite at the top of the house with my son, and I can highly recommend it! Absolutely beautiful! We were in Devon for my son's graduation in Exeter, but perferred to stay here... More 

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

Thanks yet again Vivienne, it was lovely to see you at a more celebratory time and to meet your son. It nice for us to be able to complete your set of rooms (only the third guest to do so), I think Jean and Martin may be following in your footsteps! More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just returned from a two day break. This was our first time at The Old Vicarage and we found the accommodation immaculately presented with excellent finishing touches. Fantastic location with beautiful gardens and plenty of parking, ideal location for a short walk into a busy town or equally for a cycle/jog/walk on the Tarka Trail. We were in room number... More 

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Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

Thank you Jacqueline, it was great to meet you both and we’re pleased you enjoyed your stay. You certainly packed a lot in to your short time here, though there is still much more of North Devon for you to explore on your next visit. Take care and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Dawlish, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My husband, son and I stayed in a family suite here for four nights last week. Immaculate rooms, superb breakfast (of which you can choose your own combination of cooked items, including smoked salmon!), scrummy home made cakes every day and luxury touches in every room, even including luxury toilet roll! The garden is beautiful too and the hosts are... More 

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Thank Sharon M
Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Sharon; it was great to meet you and your family. Sorry the weather wasn’t as good as it could have been for your sunset hunt, though one out of four probably wasn’t too bad and Josh got to witness the speed of the tide on more than one occasion. We hope that Friday’s event went as... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Vicarage is a delightful early Victorian house with many original features giving it plenty of old fashioned charm and spacious guest rooms. Located just a short stroll from Barnstaple's historic town centre, guests have ample free parking and access to a host of amenities and restaurants, yet the large secluded garden provides visitors with the feeling of staying in a peaceful countryside setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Vicarage

Address: The Old Vicarage Barbican Terrace, Barnstaple EX32 9HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
Price Range: $30 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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The Old Vicarage Barnstaple, Devon
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