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The Gables
Ranked #6 of 18 Porlock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 14, 2013

This is a really lovely old thatched cottage tucked away in the little lanes of Porlock, behind the main car park. We were made to feel very welcome, when we arrived we were brought tea in the garden.
The room was just right, very comfortable with a good selection of teas and coffee.
Breakfast was really good with very generous helpings and lots of choice, lots of fruit and cereals etc.
We will certainly stay again next year.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

Stayed here for three nights. The Gables is a thatched cottage and the bedrooms have a cottage feel. Our bedroom and others I managed to see, was clean, comfortable and airy. Breakfast was excellent with a choice of fruit juices, fresh fruits and cereals, followed by bacon, eggs etc. This is one of the best B & B's in which I have stayed. It certainly lives up to its 5 star rating. The only down side is there is no 'on site' parking but I was able to park safely and without charge nearby.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

Lovely old worldy cottage. A very friendly and helpful couple run it, breakfast selection excellent and great full English, had a fabulous 3 nights there. Lots of facilities; books and games in the guest lounge if you want to stay in for the evening. Although no on-site parking, it was a lot nearer than expected.

Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
1  Thank John I
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Gables is a drop dead gorgeous chocolate box cottage. Great welcome, fabulous large room with very comfy bed and great bathroom at a very reasonable price. Breakfast was excellent with a great range of fresh fruit. In a great location just on the edge of Porlock where you could walk in to the village where there were numerous pubs and restaurants to eat and closby to the beach and SW coastal path. Would highly recommend and hopefully one day will return.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank AnnieBoz
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

My wife booked The Gables for our first year Anniversary . I could write an essay on how lovely it was but all I will simply say is you'll find it near impossible to find a B&B better than this one. Thank you for a lovely and memorable stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

We have stayed here before, a couple of years ago. We gave it 5 stars then and it is just as good as we remembered. Lovely comfortable bedrooms which were immaculate and stylish, with lots of clean white towels, nice toiletries, plenty of tea and coffee making things, plus biscuits, water, squash and so on. Better equipped than most hotels we've stayed at, and we like to stay 5 star. Very nice lounge and breakfast room. The owner is very friendly, accomodating and helpful, and she lays on a wonderful breakfast, with a huge choise of fruit, cereal, local preserves and so on, plus a great cooked breakfast, which lasted us for the day! Cannot fault the Gables and will definitely stay again.
It is in a lovely old thatched cottage in a picturesque village, near the sea and on the edge of Exmoor, so plenty to do and see nearby as well.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Best B&B i`ve ever stayed in - fantastic breakfasts, really comfortable bed - what more do you want?? Everything is done to an extremely high standard, from the knapkin rings to the bed linen and towels. And all fittings. Really really good. Deserves the description `firsty class`.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Brian F
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Additional Information about The Gables

Address: The Gables Doverhay, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8LG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Porlock
Price Range: $87 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful Grade2 listed Chocolate Box Thatched Cottage in the Exmoor National Park. ... more   less 
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