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Northcote Manor Country House Hotel

Burrington EX37 9LZ England
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3 AA red starts, 2 AA Rosettes, AA notable wine list and 'Devon Venue' in the Westcountry Wedding Awards. Northcote manor is a cherished Country House Hotel set in the foothills of Exmoor National Park, Enjoy sweeping views over the Taw Valley, sundowners on the sun terrace and cream teas on the lawn or in front of crackling log fires. The perfect wedding venue or conference.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Horseback riding
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Bar / lounge
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Head massage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Room service
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Italian
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nicnak112 wrote a review Dec 2020
Exeter, United Kingdom14 contributions1 helpful vote
Enjoyed a fab 2 day break here, nice and relaxing, quiet and peaceful location. Food was amazing, couldn't fault it at all. Staff are lovely and friendly. Spa facilities great. Some rooms need attention, but this all adds to the ambiance. Nice grounds to walk in and some lovely views over the countryside. Will definitely return.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from richie herkes, Owner at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel
Responded Dec 29, 2020
Thank you for your rating and for trusting us with your stay. Hopefully well see you again in the new year.
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V8roller wrote a review Dec 2020
Haresfield, United Kingdom61 contributions36 helpful votes
Our third Christmas at Northcote, but in this time of Covid, if we had not known how well the place is run, we would have stayed home. No surprise however that all the necessary mask-wearing, hanitising, distancing and cleaning was in full force and effect. And during mealtimes my ventilation fuss-potting was well catered for with an open window and the wood-stoves. So one way and another we felt completely safe. Other than these Covid oddities, things were pretty much as before. No buffet of course, but we did not lack for food and drink, neither in quantity nor quality. The service was impeccable as usual, and it's very noticeable that the staff clearly enjoy their jobs, giving it the feel of a family business. As in previous years, we enjoyed the ancient building with its creaky stairs and the antique furniture in the rooms. And the huge comfortable bed, with what we call proper bedding, sheets, blankets. Plus the large bath and endless hot water. At mealtimes, the quality table-cloths, napery, the table decorations and the superb food; really the variety and the quality is consistently first rate. As a meat enthusiast, the ruby beef and the pork belly were two beautifully cooked standouts. Even the cakes come out of the kitchen, no buying stuff in for reheating. The only thing that's bought in is the croissants. The breakfasts are as good as the dinners, with perfectly timed eggs and fried bread light as a feather. Between mealtimes - and there is a lot of serious eating to fit in - my wife enjoyed a swim in the spa, and dodging the showers on Christmas day we walked to Barrington in the morning, and after lunch we walked down the wooded drive to the Portsmouth Arms and sat for an hour on the station platform, enjoying the view watching the trains not passing. On Boxing day we went to Appledore, quaint old town, if the weather had been better we could have gone to Instow for a walk on the beach. One way and another it's hard to think of a better way to spend Christmas, we already booked for next year. They also do a great New Year, this year what with Tier this n' that, they may even have vacancies. Cannot recommend this place too highly, do give it a try.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from richie herkes, Owner at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel
Responded Dec 29, 2020
Its was lovely to be able to welcome you all for Christmas and Even more enjoyable for us all to be able to bring you a stay of high standards even in these strange times. Thank you for Joining us not only this year but the previous years and next year. Wishing you a great New Years Richie and the team
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Richard & Jason wrote a review Dec 2020
Loughton, United Kingdom4 contributions
We stayed at Northcote Manor in North Devon a few days ago for 4 nights. This was our second stay at the Hotel. From the time we were there to the time we left the staff were absolutely fantastic. Their warm and friendly greetings each day and amazing service really made our stay very, very enjoyable. The team went out of their way to help you in any way they can. Every evening the food for dinner was incredible. The gourmet meal that we had one evening was one of the highlights of our trip and the food is on-par with a Michelin restaurant. The hotel have taken Covid-19 precautions and safety VERY seriously. The tables for dinner and breakfast were very spaced out and exceeded the 2metre minimum distance. All staff wore both masks and visors and the dining and breakfast rooms were cleaned and sterilised after every dinner setting each evening as we saw them doing this after everyone had finished their meals for the evening. The SPA staff were a delight and we felt very safe in the SPA. Again all precautions were taken to ensure that we were protected as much as we can be. The pool could be booked for one household only at a time, so that ensured that there was no mixing with other households whilst you swam. Basically you had the pool and jacuzzi to yourself for 45 minutes. All in all a fantastic trip, and we will definitely be staying again at some point in the future. We would also like to especially thank the staff that looked after us during our stay and our thanks go out to Richie, Simon and all the team, all of whom were a delight to speak to and with helping us if we needed anything. Nothing was too much for any of them.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Response from richie herkes, Owner at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel
Responded Dec 29, 2020
Thank you for your kind words. I am very proud of the team and what they continue to deliver to our guests during these covid times. Thank you for joining us again and hopefully we will be able to welcome you back in the New Year for another great stay
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Jane wrote a review Nov 2020
Kettering, United Kingdom2 contributions
We took advantage of one of the deals on offer and stayed in a suite. The room was not as spacious as I would imagine a suite to be, but still very comfortable and stunning views. The food was excellent and all the staff were friendly and courteous. The whole hotel, but especially the restaurant felt very secure and I was very comfortable eating there. I did feel that the room lacked all the little luxuries I would normally expect from this standard of hotel. The tea and coffee selection was very basic, I would have expected ground coffee or a coffee machine, hot chocolate, biscuits etc. I understand that COVID has had a big impact on what can be put in guest rooms and when I asked for peppermint tea it was quickly provided, thank you. I also missed the extra toiletries which I have come to expect from this standard of hotel. I will look forward to visiting again, if and when we ever get back to pre COVID normality.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from richie herkes, Owner at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel
Responded Dec 29, 2020
Thank you for your lovely review and for joining us during these difficult times. We wish you a great New Years and hope to welcome you again in the near future.
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Charles S wrote a review Nov 2020
Market Harborough, United Kingdom64 contributions34 helpful votes
A delightful comfortable hotel in private picturesque situation. Service was slightly curtailed by Covid 19 rules but we felt very safe and would thoroughly recommend a visit once rules allow again. Delicious high quality food with menu offering a special every evening so no need to always choose off the regular menu.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from richie herkes, Owner at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel
Responded Nov 7, 2020
Lovely review thank you. We will be reopening on the 3rd December so looking forward to welcoming our guests back again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Northcote Manor Country House Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Woolley Animals Alpaca Walking Devon (4.4 miles), Stafford Moor Fishery (4.9 miles), and Watertown Llamas (3.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a fireplace, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Grove Inn, The Bell Inn, and The New Inn.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Northcote Manor Country House Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Northcote Manor Country House Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Castle Hill Estate (6.9 miles), Torrington 1646 (8.1 miles), and St. Michael & All Angels Church (8.1 miles).