We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 94: English reviews
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here after 2 weeks hiking across Dartmoor, so would have slept anywhere with a roof! However this surpassed my expectations. Decent sized room, very comfy bed. Clean bathroom. Best of all though, was the breakfast - you get loads: Porridge, cereal, toast, juice, tea/coffee - and then they bring out a big full English! Good location too -... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mark N
soldeu
Level Contributor
20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointing visit. The staff were friendly which is really the only positive thing I can say. As others have commented in great detail this place needs gutting and a total refurb'. This is perhaps unlikely so selling the land for building development seems an equally good solution. If you have a choice - try elsewhere

Helpful?
Thank soldeuski

Travelers are raving about these Ivybridge hotels

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the triple room which was called the budget room. If you are on a budget this room fits the bill. Size of room was ok, decor was a bit tatty, bedding was lovely and clean, room was clean. We had a separate private bathroom across the hall, which needed some work doing to it to tidy it up. Breakfast... More 

Helpful?
Thank tiffycat13
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The hotel looks very shabby when you drive up and the shabby experience continues throughout the visit . The public areas are very retro and look and feel grubby , no money has been spent on this dark depressing area . The bedrooms are very depressing and dusty . The bedding and towels were very clean so this was a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Celeste146
West Huntspill, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very dated establishment. In need of total refurbishment. The Superior room we booked was very dated, dingy and in need of a good clean. No matress protector, stained matress. Cobwebs and dust on light fitting. Tatty furniture, stained seating, grease on fabric headboard. Felt very let down as room was not cheap. The food was plentiful and value for money.... More 

Helpful?
Thank kengranville
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Usually when writing a review I try to 'BIG UP' the good points at the beginning, describe any shortfalls in the middle, and leave the reader on a high with the unique selling point at the end. With this review I'm struggling from the very start! This Hotel is located immediately off the main road that runs through Ivybridge. Our... More 

Helpful?
Thank qman9000
Hindhead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Having an appointment in Plymouth, we wanted to stay outside town without it costing the earth. The Hotel is fairly unattractive from the outside but we received a very warm and helpful welcome and were swiftly shown our room. The actual pub area has, shall we say, seen better days and has a pervasive smell of cooking and ancient cigarette... More 

Helpful?
Thank MrsRotor
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Arrived as a single traveller to an exceedingly warm welcome. Swift checking with the details all to hand. Room was first class with a well stocked hospitallity tray, large kettle and immaculate bedding. As I wished to be away early (breakfast on a Sunday is a little later) the checker-in unexpectedly offered to make me sandwiches in lieu. The pub... More 

Helpful?
Thank traveller1648
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

A warm welcome always awaits you at the sportsmans typically between 40 to 60 pounds a night we have been staying here for roughley 10 weeks and have to say we have had a fantastic stay the rooms are always clean and tidy the food has always been excellent and the staff go above and beyond the call of duty... More 

Helpful?
Thank John S
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
101 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We stay here because it is nearest B&B to our friends home and we ars repeat visitors. It is a pub with rooms, accomadating mostly travelling tradesmen with a sprinkle of one night tourists or business men. The price is right and provides clean linen, good pub grub evening meals and ample breakfasts. The evening bar has always been inviting... More 

Helpful?
Thank jpp4
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

17 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (17)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ivybridge
2.8 mi away
The Smithaleigh Hotel
The Smithaleigh Hotel
#2 of 2 in Plympton
3.5 of 5 stars 194 reviews
2.2 mi away
Plantation House Hotel and Restaurant
6.2 mi away
Boringdon Hall Hotel
Boringdon Hall Hotel
#2 of 21 in Plymouth
4.5 of 5 stars 1,253 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.2 mi away
Kitley House Hotel
Kitley House Hotel
#1 of 2 in Yealmpton
4.5 of 5 stars 484 reviews
2.5 mi away
The Anchor Inn
The Anchor Inn
#2 of 6 in Ivybridge
4.5 of 5 stars 143 reviews
4.4 mi away
The Pack Horse
The Pack Horse
#4 of 7 in South Brent
4.5 of 5 stars 127 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel

Address: Exeter Road, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0BQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Ivybridge
Price Range: $64 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 108
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Expedia and Travelocity so you can book your The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Sportsmans Inn And Ivybridge Hotel
The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel Devon
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay