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“great setting, shame about the rooms!”
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Lakeview Manor
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Honiton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 2, 2009

Stayed here for a friends birthday celebration. It's in a beautiful location and aears to be an old cottage which has been extended and extended.
Location for a celebration is superb and if your aim to is stay here purely after a party the basic state of the rooms won't bother you. They are more MFI than habitat and no extras eg hairdriers,iron,toiletries.
Service boarded on Fawlty Towers at times but overall i ould definately return here for a party and it is a fantastic location for a wedding that wouldn't break the bank

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 25, 2008

We had our wedding at Fishponds August 07. The hotel is full of character and in a beautiful setting. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and made our wedding day run perfectly.
Every one of our guests commented on how wonderful the food was, I may be biased but I think it was some of the best wedding food I've ever tasted and was excellent value for money too, perfectly cooked roast beef followed by a choice of delicious deserts...the white chocolate cheesecake is highly recommended. We also had the hog roast in the evening which was a big hit with our guests.
We had first choice on all of the rooms at the hotel for our guests...in fact we had the whole hotel and at no extra cost....and the hotel took care of everything including booking a dj for evening entertainment. They even put up with my constant stream of pre wedding emails and queries, always getting back to me really quickly with the information I needed.
The accommodation was really nice, just what you'd expect from a small country hotel with some great wheelchair accessable rooms. They also have 3 beautiful lakes which used to belong to nearby Dunkeswell Abby where we spent a few hours fishing!
The whole place has a really relaxed 'nothing's too much trouble' atmosphere.

  • Stayed: August 2007
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Reviewed November 3, 2007

We stayed here for a night for a friend's wedding, and it was just fantastic. The location is absolutely gorgeous for a wedding, and luckily the perfect sunny day added to that. The hotel is located pretty much in the middle of nowhere- in a lush, green, rural area, with trees and ponds for fishing.

The staff were helpful and attentive during the wedding; the food was delicious. The hotel has a glass conservatory where the wedding was held. The whole hotel is lovely and quaint. The bar is small with loads of character- the bartender was nice enough to stay open for us after the wedding! They sell a local beer, Otter Ale.

The room we were in was quite small & somewhat squishy, but we had our own ensuite bathroom. It was all clean and completely adequate for the one night stay. Other rooms were larger, and connected, with bath ensuite, which works perfectly for preparations for those in the wedding party.

  • Stayed: October 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 26, 2006

This is a family owned County Hotel.
My wife and I only live 15 miles away so have not stayed overnight.
We have been going there for meals, both lunchtimes and evenings for several years.
We love the location, the quality of both the food and the presentation. Their staff we find are very friendly and relaxed with a great sense of humour.
We know of 2 couples that have had their wedding there and been very pleased.
We we were there only yesterday lunchtime for Mother's Day, Prior to that was Valentines Day. We wouldn't keep going there if we weren't totally satisfied

  • Stayed: March 2006
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Reviewed August 28, 2017
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  • Stayed: August 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: April 2016, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Lakeview Manor

Address: Dunkeswell, Honiton EX14 4SH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Honiton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Honiton
Price Range: $93 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lakeview Manor 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Lakeview Manor Hotel Honiton
Fishponds Hotel Honiton
Lakeview Manor Honiton, Devon

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