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Carterton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Stayed here over the bank holiday for two days with our two cocker spaniels. Nothing was at fault! The food was excellent! Accommodation lovely, beds so comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful, dogs were welcomed, all in all an excellent stay, would not hesitate to recommend this lovely place. We never needed the car as the beach is just down... More 

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Clevedon, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Excellent food at this lovely country inn. The garden is lovely with mature plants and trees. Very dog friendly where dogs are made really welcome. I would fully recommend it. A word of caution this is a genuine country pub where the theme is hunting, shooting and fishing. Also there is some parking outside the inn, but a small carpark... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2013

The Hood Arms is a very comfortable, well priced pub/hotel with excellent home-cooked food and helpful and friendly service. The Hood Arms is very doggy friendly and is a great place to have a weekend getaway with lovely walks along the coast at Kilve Beach. There is plenty of free parking, rooms and beds are comfortable with an excellent rear... More 

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Bristol
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Stayed at this charming little place with three of my friends recently for a wedding. We booked two twin rooms, both of which were very well decorated, clean, spacious and extremely comfortable beds. Staff were incredibly helpful and attentive. Breakfast was delicious. Overall a lovely experience. Highly recommended.

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Whitland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 April 2013

Recently returned from this idyllic country get-away. Stayed in the Stag Lodge which exceeded all expectations with its own sitting room, log burner (plenty of logs!!), wifi connection and a lovely spa bath to relax in after exploring the stunning Quantock Hills. The food is second to none, with a vast selection of daily specials to choose from, (I recommend... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We recently stayed at the pub for a couple of nights and were impressed with both the accommodation and the food. We were travelling with our dog and chose this pub due to their dog friendly policy and have to compliment their approach to pets - they were excellent and made us all feel very welcome. Lovely beer garden and... More 

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Crete, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Absolutely perfect lodge for dogs and friends weekend break. Lots of walks nearby and an all important good food / friendly pub for dinner / breakfast. Food excellent and service also. Lovely live fire / stove and excellent heating / showers / baths / beds etc. Wouldnt mind living there to be honest! Thanks to all

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Granada, Andalucia, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013

We found the room very clean and comfortable with a very comfortable mattress which was not carried through with the pillows they were uncomfortable and flat. unfortunately our stay was completely ruined by the lack of internet connection in our room. As we had planned on visiting friends and with their number in our lap top were unable to retrieve... More 

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somerset
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2013

After a nice walk on the quantocks we booked a table at this local pub and found a gem. It is not very often that you can find good food and good friendly service in one establishment nowadays. From the moment we walked in we were greeted and shown to our table by friendly staff who obviously enjoyed working there.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

We have eaten in the restaurant several times over the years but as we have two dogs are always on the look out for dog friendly places which the bar area is. Booked Sunday Lunch and found the food good although the beef could have been a little less chewy. Our dogs were made welcome although they are still a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hood Arms is a beautifully furnished 17th century inn with orginal oak beams, natural stone walls, and open fireplaces. We are located at the foot of the Quantock hills and just one mile from Kilve's 'moonscape' beach. There are 12 comfortable, fully equipped en suite guest bedrooms which have been rated AA 4 stars. Our restaurant enjoys an excellent reputation far and wide, and guests are able to relax in our cosy bar or, during the summer months, in our large pretty garden. We are aware that we have had some negative comments posted on tripadvisor in recent months. We would like to assure you that the vast majority of our customers are very happy with their stay but we have reviewed these comments seriously and are genuinely working hard to make improvements. Why don't you try it and see for yourself? We guanrantee to do our very best to make your stay an enjoyable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hood Arms

Address: Pardlestone Lane, Kilve TA5 1EA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Kilve
Price Range: $111 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Hood Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Hood Arms Hotel Kilve
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“Ask for a room at the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 337lynnh, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 does not have a bath , only a shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 715rebeccak, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want peace & quite ask for a room away from bar area”
 of 5 bubbles 782ANGIET, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Best bedroom to book is Room 3. Has a really huge bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles lesley3642818, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Most rooms, I think, are on the main road, but it's not a problem as the road is quiet at night and we slept well.”
 of 5 bubbles KevinE292, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
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