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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View


Full view
83Good for walkers
Grade: 83 out of 100
29Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
9Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
72Room tips
Traveler rating
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We stayed only one night at The Old Vicarage. When we arrived, there was some confusion with our booking, but it was brilliantly handled, and Sandy and Brian went above and beyond to rectify things. They were so helpful and obliging, and we were very grateful. The B&B itself is
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Response from Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage
Responded Mar 1, 2019
We certainly learnt a little about how our online diary can be confused (this has now be tackled); thanks for your understanding, and the kind review. After hearing about how good Jason Manford was at The Queens Theatre from you and some friends who went, we wish we had gone too. All the best.
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We recently stayed at this lovely b&b as we were attending a family event in Barnstaple. I must say, we were delighted with the accommodation and thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay. Our room was well decorated in a modern theme and the beds were very comfortable. Basically
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Response from Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage
Responded Mar 1, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write a review Jenny, it was great to meet you both.
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We had a very brief overnight stay at The Old Vicarage on our way to Lundy Island. Arriving late on a Sunday evening, the directions to the property were clear, and parking was easy. We had a warm welcome, with lemon drizzle cake and a cup of tea, and the room was delightfully
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Response from Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage
Responded Mar 1, 2019
We hope the bell ringing week on Lundy was a great success, it sounded like a great thing to be part of and a good winter activity for Lundy. Hopefully you also got to see the wonderful wildlife Lundy has to offer. One day we will make the journey ourselves. Thanks for taking the time to write a review, it is appreciated.
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Now and again you come across a hotel or B&B that gets everything right and the Old Vicarage certainly does just that. A beautiful, period building that you wouldn't expect to find within walking distance of Barnstaple centre, the Old Vicarage is a fantastic find. The owners
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Response from Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage
Responded Mar 1, 2019
Thank you Polly, it was lovely to see you both again. Your review is most kind.
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We went for family affaires and I must say Brian and his wife are simply exceptional. As for the rooms are extraordinary,the location is fabulous and not to mention English breakfast, one of the best ones I have had in years. Every night you will get a delicious slice of
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Response from Sandi_and_Bryan, Owner at The Old Vicarage
Responded Jan 31, 2019
Thanks Catherine, we hope you all managed to get your flights in time. The weather here has now turned very cold with sleet and snow, I think I’d rather be in Spain. Hopefully see you all again soon.
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A very tasteful and comfortable bedroom
Photo provided by managementThe Old Vicarage
The Church
Lovely room
Lovely room
this was the top floor room and may not represent the other rooms
Hi Vicky Yes, The Old Vicarage is ideally situated for Barnstaple town centre, being in a quiet location in its' own grounds but only a few minutes walk from the High St.
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"The suites on the top floor have a great configuration for families or groups of friends travelling together."
"Has a rare single room for solo travellers"
"Single is a very safe bet here for solos."
"We stayed in Room 1 overlooking the back garden. Spacious, relaxing and quiet."
"Room 4 with views of the garden and church"
$71 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandBarnstaple
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