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The Gables

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful characterful property in the (quiet) heart of Porlock. It is tastefully furnished, very clean and fully equipped down to the last detail. The hosts, Dave and Sue, made us feel very welcome, and nothing seemed too much trouble. According to their visitors book, they even help those without transport with lifts! We brought our dog and... More 

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Fethiye, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely three night stay in this beautiful cottage guest house. The breakfast was freshly cooked and delicious, plenty of choice. The bedroom was very spacious with a lovely big bed, very clean. There was a plentiful range of beverages and biscuits to choose from in the room. The hosts were very helpful. All in all a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night after the first leg of our coastal path walk. Our room was comfortable and clean. And the en suite had a very welcome bath (plus muscle relaxing bath liquid for aching legs. Breakfast was impressive and we particularly liked the variety of fresh fruit available. And natural yoghurt too. The cooked choices were wide ranging... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Our hosts Dave & Sue were both warm and welcoming. They were helpful on our arrival, and assisting with our stay. The Gables is a clean, neat and practicable, being right in the heart of Porlock. The breakfast on offer was wholesome and delicious -- a good start to day of local exploring. We loved our stay and have no... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Stunning little cottage. Full of charm, and warmth. Dave & Sue are lovely hosts. we were allocated a beautiful room overlooking the garden. Spacious and Spotlessly clean. Lovely toiletries supplied. Ample tea/coffee. TV complete with DVD player (DVD,s also available). There is also a separate garden room for guests use with a selection of books, DVDs and board games available.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

A beautiful old cottage! Nice room with all facilities! Attentive hosts , great breakfast in a beautiful breakfastroom. The parking is a bit difficult. Don t enter the street as turning is almost impossible. Better to park in THE parkingplace ( pay)and walk to THE cottage or take THE next street were iT s free parking. Surroundings are great. Don... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are beautiful and spotless, the building has amazing character, and the warmest of welcomes from Dave and Sue, tasty fresh breakfasts, the village is friendly and the surrounding countryside is stunning. I really want to come again as soon as I can. We loved our time there.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Dave and Sue couldn't do enough to make us comfortable and welcome. The rooms were spacious and clean, and each had it's own special charm. The breakfasts were fantastic and set you up for the whole day, and the private guest garden was a relaxing way to spend an early evening before dinner. This B&B was a wonderful find and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Just spent 4 days with 8 family members at this idyllic B&B. Thatched cottage with a lovely private garden. Very comfortable rooms with large beds. Outstanding breakfast each morning and excellent hosts in Dave and Sue. Highly recommended. Short walk to 3 pubs in the picturesque village of Porlock.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We spent 4 nights at The Gables and can't fault it. Wonderful hosts, Susan and David, have it off to a T. Beautiful, peaceful and clean rooms with thoughtful finishing touches. Very comfortable bed, plenty of hot water, soft, fluffy white towels and, although all 4 rooms were occupied, we never heard another soul. Makes a change from noisy hotel... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Beautiful Grade2 listed Chocolate Box Thatched Cottage in the Exmoor National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gables

Address: The Gables Doverhay, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8LG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range: $84 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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