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The Gables

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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Dave and Sue couldn't do enough to make us comfortable and welcome. The rooms were spacious and clean, and each had it's own special charm. The breakfasts were fantastic and set you up for the whole day, and the private guest garden was a relaxing way to spend an early evening before dinner. This B&B was a wonderful find and...

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Just spent 4 days with 8 family members at this idyllic B&B. Thatched cottage with a lovely private garden. Very comfortable rooms with large beds. Outstanding breakfast each morning and excellent hosts in Dave and Sue. Highly recommended. Short walk to 3 pubs in the picturesque village of Porlock.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We spent 4 nights at The Gables and can't fault it. Wonderful hosts, Susan and David, have it off to a T. Beautiful, peaceful and clean rooms with thoughtful finishing touches. Very comfortable bed, plenty of hot water, soft, fluffy white towels and, although all 4 rooms were occupied, we never heard another soul. Makes a change from noisy hotel...

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Stebbing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A warm welcome to this well-run, well-located accommodation in the beautiful village of Porlock which has plenty of places to eat and a variety of shops, including an excellent outdoor/walking specialist - good for us for those forgotten items.... The breakfast was excellent with lots to choose from and locally-sourced produce. We were fortunate to be offered parking at the...

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Keynsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

A beautiful quite location a hidden away gem. The warmest of welcomes and the cleanest of rooms. Breakfast was a pure feast of options to choice from. Porlock has a great country feel with three pubs to choice from all within 5 mins walk

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

A fabulous, with love renovated house from the 16th century, located in the middle of Porlock in a narrow, quiet road. The room is very nice furnitured, a great bathroom en-suite. Very clean! The breakfast was outstanding, all made fresh and absolutely delicious! The owners, Sue and Dave are really lovely hosts. We really enjoyed our stay.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The friendliness of Susan and David was really nice. They were welcoming and happy! Which is great! The breakfast is literally to die for! Also, I got to meet Toby who is pretty much the most adorable 4 pawed host I've encountered! We loved our visit! Will be returning as soon as work allows :)

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Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I booked this as a 70th Birthday treat for my Dad, when I booked Susan was so helpful with organising this. Mum and Dad arrived to find a lovely pretty room, which was immaculately clean. The room looked out over the garden and pretty thatched cottages. They enjoyed a wonderful freshly cooked breakfast with extras such as fruit, cereals, and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The Gables is a lovely bed and breakfast, it's in a great location, very quiet location in Porlock with a delightful garden, tasty breakfast with lots of choice and friendly hosts. I'd definitely recommend to friends. No parking on site but next to a pay and display car park which is fairly reasonable and shouldn't put you off. Close to...

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The hotel is beautiful, quaint and well kept. Our room was spacious and the bed very comfortable. There were some very nice little touches to the room such as a wide range of herbal and quality tea, cotton wool buds/balls and body lotion in addition to the usual toiletries. Breakfast was delicious and the hosts very friendly and helpful. Porlock...

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Beautiful Grade2 listed Chocolate Box Thatched Cottage in the Exmoor National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gables

Address: The Gables Doverhay, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8LG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range: $106 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All of the rooms are fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles 209pennie123, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Two good sized family rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles jwhinnello, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We chose a room with a king size bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 976patw, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“we stayed in the family room is fantastic with two bedrooms linked with the bathroom but with space and privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles BeatriceH323, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Lovely en-suite room overlooking the cottage garden”
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