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The Rock Inn

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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everythig. We had a master bedroom right on top of the building. The vue over the dartmoor, brilliant beds, amazing bathroom. Really a perfection. On busy Friday night room service still was the fastest ever expirianced. Food up to expectations and me as a wine lover was well impressed with the wine list. And .. At the end of the... More 

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NorthPetherton
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was only an overnight stay this time, but it was superb full of old world charm and you can lay in bed and hear the silence, we booked a Bed Breakfast and evening meal package on the reccomendation of a friend so glad we did, we will be going back time and time again

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Thank Mike H
Banbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea what to expect when my husband told me that he'd booked us a couple of nights away on Dartmoor. However, as soon as we arrived, I knew that he'd made a great choice. The hotel has a gothic look and feel which is totally charming. The staff were attentive and friendly, the rooms quaint, albeit that... More 

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Thank Wendy H
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Quiet lovely location, stunning old building, lovely rooms ,attentive staff . outstanding food and warm and welcoming . Bigger than you think with lots of different places to sit or retire to .would definatley go again .I have to say we couldnt fault the staff in everything they did , The breakfast was hot and delicious .The evening meal was... More 

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Thank lilyjrt
Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stayed again for the first time in a while - why haven't we been back before? Warm welcome from everyone, and the food was first rate. We stayed in Freebooter on the top floor and it was very comfortable indeed - I even went to the extent of pulling back the sheet to see who made the mattress. Excellent shower,... More 

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Thank apbellama
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

How fortunate that, for our return to Dartmoor after 20 years, we should have booked at The Rock Inn. This was pure chance but turned out to be the key to a marvellous holiday. It must be the jewel in Dartmoor's crown - not just for the warmth and kindness, which is apparent from the outset, but for the professionalism,... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and feedback and for giving such a positive account of your time here. It was a pleasure having you to stay at our Inn and we will very much look forward to your future visits. It is always nice when all of the team's efforts are appreciated so fully. Thanks again. More 

Totnes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was one of the nicest meals I've had in a long time. I eat out a fair amount and am rarely dissatisfied with the food that I find in a variety of different places but The Rock Inn really stood out for me. The building itself is a fascinating eclectic mix of old and new and is genuinely a... More 

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RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us and took the time to write such a glowing and detailed review. We very much look forward to your future visits to our Inn on the moor.. More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Booked a table for my husbands birthday, last time we came he had the best steak ever!! This time it tasted like I imagine what you would buy from the supermarket, tasteless dry extremely disappointing!! My fish was over cooked so it will be a long time before we try again

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Thank Sheree P
RockInn, Manager at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are disappointed to hear about this especially as on your last visit the steak was so good. We have been using the same steaks for a while now and they are usually excellent in quality, texture and taste. We are sorry that this and the fish dish was not brought to our attention so... More 

Apache Junction, Arizona
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46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This place is too good to be true! Such fun rooms, the beds were great, the bathrooms were spacious, the staff was SUPER!! So helpful, Clean,rooms and public areas. Great bar, super restaurant. We ate there twice for dinner, and the breakfast was delicious. Great area to walk and a garden area, for a visit and a drink!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Dog friendly which we needed, great food, very friendly and accommodating staff, nothing not to like. No problem parking at the back of the hotel. Very quiet and so good nights sleep. In a lovely part of the world.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Rock Inn

Address: Haytor Vale, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9XP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Haytor Vale
Price Range: $158 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rock Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Go to their web page or FaceBook page and a full explanation of heir rooms can be found, with pictures”
 of 5 bubbles MikeH290, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“balcony room was beautiful although not good for really tall people”
 of 5 bubbles lilyjrt, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you don't mind the stairs, rooms on the top floor are so comfortable and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles apbellama, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has a lower vaulted ceiling aks for a straiight ceiling if you have a tall person”
 of 5 bubbles 45Kars, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No Lift and steep stairs but taking your time all O.K.”
 of 5 bubbles rolandp349, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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