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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We, as locals, had heard very good things about the newish brasserie, formally know n as Dandelion. We have been going to this converted chapel since the sixties and seen it through its various reincarnations. This must be the poorest. We had breakfast at around ten. The place was cold and filled with 'industrial sized shabby chic' such as a... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit. Stopped here for a drink early evening. The owners have done a fine job on the place and the brasserie area looks great (we didn't go into the restaurant). Lots of quirky furniture. The Jail Ale was delicious, and the staff we saw were very welcoming. The food looked fantastic although we weren't there to... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed here as part of an organised walking holiday by H. F. holidays. H.F. had owned the hotel but have now sold it on. The hotel honoured any bookings but put their own twist on things, so we did not get the H.F. treatment and were therefore "short changed". H.F. are still taking bookings for next year in their... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The walking from, and location of this hotel are fantastic. However it has much to improve in terms of customer service to provide guests with a good experience. Surly argumentative staff do not make for a good holiday. The hotel owner has an appetite to improve things and assures me he will address the problems. Let's hope he can do... More 

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Haytor Vale, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Moorlands is being totally renovated. The new restaurant is friendly with locally sourced sustainable meat. Great for those who care where their food comes from. The restaurant is well-behaved dog friendly and ideal for walkers from the Moor. The management are trying hard to provide a great service to those visiting the area, but also locals.

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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lunch in the new Brasserie. Staff very helpful ,but still inexperienced. Seemed a bit loathed to want to show you a menu.! Choice of food was good, service was quick, but all looked very bland on the plate, just no presentation.Will be interesting to see how this business develops and grows.

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Moretonhampstead, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Visited this week after hearing lots of postive comments from local friends. Staff were polite and friendly. Daughter was bemused by childrens menu-due to lots of wording that she felt was tricky for younger children (she's 11) We weren't given a menu so husband had to go and ask for one. We weren't told that the menu (which said it... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a very nice looking building, with a unique history which is easy to explore when visiting. The hotel has recently changed hands and is going through something of a transformation. We visited the hotel for some lunch following a very pleasant walk on the moor. The location of this hotel is great. From the outside the building looks... More 

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shaldon
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

My husband and I visited this restaurant on a Sunday recently to discover that it had changed hands - for the better. It was very quiet but it will obviously take time to build up a new clientele. Very nice lunch, well presented and at a reasonable price. The people who served us were very pleasant and chatty. One constructive... More 

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Devon
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87 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Had a trip out with our visiter for the weekend (a basset hound) and had wanted to walk her at haytor Rock . Wanted some lunch and saw a sign and pulled in .what a find.plenty of parking places fabulous grounds and a very warm welcome great menus and we ate in the gardens . We will certainly revisit and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With its magnificent location, Moorlands has always been attractive to walkers, outdoor enthusiasts, and those who enjoy peace and tranquillity. The Country House has welcomed guests for just over 100 years; indeed our most famous visitor, Agatha Christie, wrote her first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, here in 1916. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moorlands

Address: Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9XT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Haytor Vale
Price Range: $147 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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