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Weston-super-Mare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will not find a better place to stay .Brenda and Roger are great hosts and go that extra mile to make sure all their guests are happy, lovely food and accommodation , we have the Swallow room which is FULLY equipped for the disabled ..Already booked for next year .

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devon_life, Owner at West Down Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. It was great 4 days with you all and see you again in the new year

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brenda and her team offer a remarkable standard of hospitality in a beautiful setting - what more could you ask for? The Swallow Room has an enormous double bed in a large room with an en-suite wet room (with full disabled facilities). Breakfast is served in a conservatory/lounge and offers a wide range of dishes. We shall definitely return to...

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devon_life, Owner at West Down Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks

Minster, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This was our first stay at West Down, but it will not be our last ! We stayed here to be local to relatives, Brenda met us when we parked our car and showed us to our room for the four days we were there, we just knew it was going to be a very nice place to stay from...

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devon_life, Owner at West Down Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind remarks Graham we enjoyed having you at West Down and look forward to seeing you again in April.

Wareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2016

It is unusual for us to go back to the same place as we like new adventures, however, when it comes to West Down in North Devon we just can't keep away. Roger and Brenda are excellent hosts, nothing is too much trouble and the homemade food is excellent. We will be back again soon.

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devon_life, Owner at West Down Guest House, responded to this review

It was great to have you back with us again and that you enjoyed your stay. We love the evenings having a catchup

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Ready for a break from work or in need of recharging before the grand kids break up; I can't decide which but was ready for a relaxing time. We found it here. A beautiful North Devon location, as you'd expect, and a beautifully well maintained rural guesthouse with spectacular grounds and flower displays with seating for every possible occasion to...

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devon_life, Owner at West Down Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks we loved having you, Brenda

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 25, 2016

My husband and I have stayed here on two occasions, and can honestly say that we enjoyed staying here both times. The reception when we arrived was warm with an offering of tea and cakes. The room we stayed in was very comfortable and clean. The en suite bathroom beautiful and the views from the bedroom window was wonderful.Every thing...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 20, 2016

From the time of our arrival to a reluctant departure we knew we had found a treasure in West Down. The location and attention to every guests comfort could not have been surpassed in some of the more exclusive 'top' hotels. Brenda, Roger, and their team are friendly, warm, and the ultimate hosts. I originally chose West Down because the...

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Stoke Poges, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 16, 2016

After spending a wonderful few days back in October with Brenda and Roger, my sister and I decided to treat our mum and Chris to a well-deserved holiday in the Springtime. On their return, we couldn’t have wished for more. In fact, they didn’t want to leave in the first place! The accommodation was faultless and Brenda’s meals were fantastic....

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South Yorkshire
Reviewed April 3, 2016

As beautiful and peaceful as ever. It is like coming home. Roger and Brenda(and all their family) made me feel so welcome. The rooms are really comfortable with all kinds of added extras - including Devon fudge!! Brenda's cooking is all too tempting and Roger is the perfect host. Thank you both again for the care and welcome especially when...

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Absolutely everything has been thought about from the bird feeders to entertain the guests to the wonderful hospitality. Brenda's cooking is superb. Wonderful place to stay and Roger will always keep you laughing.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
West Down is an AA award-winning guest house which offers friendly, exceptional value B&B accommodation for your North Devon holiday or short break. We are AA **** Highly Commended with the AA Dinner Award every year since 1997 and recently awarded the North Devon Super Service Award and Best Guest House Award. Our meals are freshly prepared using produce from our own gardens wherever possible, and produce from trusted local West Country suppliers. West Down are happy to cater for your dietary requirements. We have recently added a wheelchair accessible room with full wet-room facilities and another room with ramp access from the car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Down Guest House

Address: Little Eastacombe, Atherington, Umberleigh EX37 9HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Umberleigh > Atherington
Price Range: $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — West Down Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“All rooms have a wonderful view”
 of 5 bubbles Wilsons6, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Can only comment on the Swallow Room. It was very comfortable and had a great view across the valley.The adjacent room is similar.”
 of 5 bubbles 123heinz1955, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms have lovely views of the gardens and are lovely and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles GrahamN695, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Our first floor room had excellent uninterrupted views across open countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles bkescape, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the evening meal option, it won't disappoint”
 of 5 bubbles Normsky44, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
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