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Philpstoun, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The couple who own this B&B are lovely. The rooms are excellent. The room we were in had a huge bathroom with large shower and relaxing tub, which my wife took full advantage of. Breakfast & service was great. The location of this B&B puts it in walking distance of anything you would want to go see, or do in...

Thank Ronald v
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2012 via mobile

We stayed for one night at The Mount after our Lundy sail was cancelled. We called in the morning and were warmly welcomed a few hours later and taken straight to our room. We had room 6 and it was gorgeous! Huge, with a seating area, spotless bathroom and very nicely decorated. There were magazines to read and Heather brought...

1Thank CharlieP76
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2012

We arrived a little early, around 2pm so we let ourslves in thanks to a strategically placed key. No one available to welcome us until after 5;30pm.Even then not much of a welcome. Read about places to eat provided by gh only to find that the one we selected was not open anymore. We did find a good meal at...

4Thank BrianMollon
Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 29 May 2012

I was traveling with a friend on a second attempt to go to Lundy Island. Once again we were rained out, but at least we had a very nice place to stay! The Mound in Bideford was very welcoming and sincerely sad for us when we couldn't go to Lundy. We had rooms 2 and 5. Room 5 had a...

1Thank 1970kat
Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
Reviewed 1 December 2011

A really lovely B&B, with very friendly owners, gorgeous rooms and a fantastic breakfast. We had a great room with a sitting area and sofa,much bigger than a hotel room. The bathroom was very nice too. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank Pennyrid
Reviewed 16 October 2011

We stayed here for just one night on the way down to Cornwall. We were very pleasantly surprised by the large, double aspect room that was thoughtfully furnished with nice pieces. We had tea in the living room on arrival and then a good recommendation for dinner. It is also just a short walk into town. Breakfast was promt and...

Thank hs304
Reviewed 23 September 2011

Having been booked in by some friends and having no previous knowledge of The Mount, we were greeted with tea in the lounge, and a very warm and friendly welcome from Heather The Mount is very easy to find, well signposted from the main roads, and with car parking available, is ideal for exploring Bideford and the surrounding area. The...

1Thank CaptPhil
Heathfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2011

We have stayed in many B&B's an can only say that our stay at The mount was OK....our room, although very large was smelly!! And the corridor leading to room 6 was also a bit smelly! The decor was OK and the service at breakfast was OK. Margarine on the table at breakfast and cheap orange juice was a bit...

Thank jasimms
TheMount, Owner at The Mount, responded to this review

It is a shame that nothing was said at the time of the visit. No one has ever previously commented on cooking smells and I can assure all guests that we always provide Tropicana or equivalents (never "cheap concentrates" ). Flora ("margarine") is provided as the healthy option, but butter is always available on request.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2011

We stayed at the Mount during July 2011 for a three night break. The Mount is a lovely charming house owned by delightful people, whom made us feel totally welcome and relaxed. Our bedroom was very well equipped with high quality bedding and fixtures and a single bed for our five year old son, providing perfect family accomodation. Fantastic breakfast...

Thank Danny S
Somerset UK
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Stayed there for two nights so that I could visit Lundy on the day between. A great welcome, a good clean room with tea making facilities. Breakfast starts at 8am but when I told my host I would have to be away at 7.15am it was brought forward to 6.45am and I got the full breakfast. Also a good selection...

2Thank TriflingCircle

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mount is an attractive Georgian property close to the town centre of Bideford. There are 8 ensuite bedrooms, all individually furnished. There is car parking for up to 6 cars and a very pleasant secluded garden. We have a ground floor bedroom which is convenient for disabled guests. We feature in the Good Hotel Guide and are listed by Visit Britain as 4 star guest house accommodation (Silver Award). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mount

Address: The Mount Northdown Road, Bideford EX39 3LP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Torridge > Bideford
Price Range: $128 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Mount 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for the room with the en-suite bath”
 of 5 bubbles keithreddy, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The garden room is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 64junew, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room #3”
 of 5 bubbles Ronaldv615, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was bigger than Room 2.”
 of 5 bubbles 1970kat, 28 May 2012 | Read review
“Book early, the photos on the web site are accurate.”
 of 5 bubbles DannyS368, 6 Sep 2011 | Read review
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