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Poplars Hotel
Ranked #9 of 15 Combe Martin B&B and Inns
Reviewed July 26, 2012

once again my family have enjoyed a wonderful holiday at the Poplars, if you want he comforts of home and the friendliness to match, this is the place for you, thanks Jean and Cliff, we cant wait to come back and see you next year (if not before!)

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

We stayed here for a week in May, it was our second visit and we were not disappointed. When we arrived we were met by Cliff with a pot of tea which was most welcome. We had booked a room with a balcony and even though the weather could have been better we had nice sea views. The home cooked food by Jean was as usual excellent. The day we arrived was my birthday and I was given a bottle of wine with the evening meal which was a very nice touch. During the week some friends visited us and were made welcome by Jean and Cliff and were able to stay for the evening meal which they thought was also excellent. We shall certainly be visiting the Poplars again and recommending it, it is very good value for money.

Room Tip: All rooms are very nicely decorated and furnished, some at the rear have balconies with sea views.
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  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

We spent a week at the Poplars hotel and had a great time even though the weather wasn't much good. This is the nicest and most charmful hotel we have ever stayed in; a lovely old building, a beautiful room with balcony and sea view, and the friendliest hosts you could imagine. Combe Martin is a pretty village with beaches, sunsets and pubs, and also a few places for a nice Devon cream tea - what else could you want from a holiday? (Perhaps a weather guarantee, but as I said, we had a lovely time despite cloudy and sometimes rainy days.) The area is perfect for (rather tough) walking. Definitely a place to come back to!

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a balcony!
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

What can I say about The Poplars Hotel, Combe Martin and of Jean and Cliff? ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL. The whole holiday experience cannot be faulted. We stayed there for a week from the 2nd - 9th of July for our summer holiday. As soon as we entered the hotel, the warmth and friendliness was fantastic. Our room and bathroom was superb, as was the fantastic sea views from the balcony. The food was out of this world - Jean's cooking is something to behold, both at Breakfast and at Dinner. The hospitality is absolutely outstanding and Cliff, besides being a fantastic person, is also a great entertainer. The bar was lovely and cosy and the prices cannot be beaten - order a few cases of Peroni for next year, mate!!!

This really is a little piece of paradise and is quite simply the finest place we have stayed in. Combe Martin is a lovely village and has a nice beach. WARNING it is a real sun trap and you can get burnt if you do not take precautions. My wife and I have already booked at the Poplars for next summer for 12 nights. What a memorable holiday, and what fantastic people Jean and Cliff are. I recommend the Poplars to anyone.

Room Tip: Go for one of the balcony rooms, superb sea views
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Reviewed May 25, 2012

This was our third stay at the Poplars having found them by mistake last year when we had a very bad experience at another local venue. It turned out to be a bleesing in disguise as we then found Cliff and Jean at the Poplars who were very sympathetic to our circumstances and made sure that we wanted to revisit the area time and time again. Such a lovely location and brilliant hosts. Very good home cooking from Jean and very entertaining host in Cliff - never laughed so much - a real tonic.
Recommend to anybody and we will be back again.
June and Karen

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed May 6, 2012

Poplars was a very friendly and pleasure to stay at. It is in a very good location as the bay is just a short walk away. I will definitely be looking to stay here again on my next trip to Combe Martin!

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

All the comments of my previous reviews of the "Poplars" remain valid. Your hosts, Jean and Cliff are consistently excellent in all aspects of the business of looking after you, thus ensuring you have a good time, and leave with fond memories that linger. Each visit finds further improvements to the hotel having been made or in progress. Staying at the "Polars" relieves one of the trails and tribulations of every day life. Thank you Jean and Cliff. Long may you reign.

Room Tip: The rear of the hotel has balcony rooms on the first floor with views of the sea and are a lovely su...
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: Woodlands, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 0AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Combe Martin
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #9 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Combe Martin
Price Range: $110 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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