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Exmoor Country House

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Exmoor House Minehead Road, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8EY England
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#4 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Porlock
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Exmoor Country House Porlock is a fine Georgian style house set in its own scenic grounds within the magnificent Exmoor National Park. All our rooms are furnished and finished to a high standard. Our English breakfasts are cooked to order using the best local produce we can source and evening dinner is available for guests every day except Sunday. Ample parking and easy access for those walking the SWCP….all in all quite stylish!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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JMH wrote a review Mar 2021
Tenterden, United Kingdom1 contribution
I made a reservation for this hotel via Booking.com only to have my booking cancelled stating invalid card (it wasn't) but I re submitted another valid card only for this to rejected also and within the requested timescale, again booking cancelled invalid card. I messaged the property to query and received a very brief reply from Steve saying the booking was cancelled due to invalid credit card no call or offer to try again . I then contacted booking.com as I was perplexed at the issue I was having with the card and I could not re-book as there was now no availability. The feedback was the property was unable help. Today I saw the hotel was showing availability so decided to book direct to hopefully avoid any issues with card process and the booking went through fine however I have just received a call from Steve saying he has cancelled my booking because I had previously complained to booking.com and had not contacted him directly (which I had, but he was not helpful) he was therefore not going to accept my booking and to not try again, totally bizarre and very un-professional behaviour.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from steve thompson, Owner at Exmoor Country House
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time for your constructive review about not being permitted to stay with us. Your card provider declined to approve our pre-authorisation requests and you were ultimately told not to keep on trying as we would not accept your booking. In future you must remember to be truthful in all aspects of the Bank data you offer as failure to do this may result in accommodation providers choosing not to accept you as a guest.
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Wander44466431963 wrote a review Oct 2020
Warminster, United Kingdom21 contributions24 helpful votes
Steve and Sally were hugely welcoming and friendly, and the precautions that they had put in place re Covid were impressive, protecting not only thmselves but their guests. The food, both dinnera nd breakfast, was fantastic - extra pounds all round! Clean and comfortable room and bathroom - we were lucky to have two views from our room over the hills of Exmoor. Good location near to Porlock, easy walk down to the marshes, not far from Dunster and Lynmouth and of course the walking on Exmoor.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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H H wrote a review Oct 2020
Watford, United Kingdom46 contributions34 helpful votes
We were given the warmest of welcomes at this stylish, extremely comfortable B&B. Nothing is too much trouble for Steve and the food served charmingly by Sally was outstanding. In addition, Exmoor House is in a superb location being just a short walk from Porlock and on the edge of Exmoor. There is a lovely woodland walk down to the delightful Porlock Weir and easy access to the rolling hills. Perfection!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Helen G wrote a review Oct 2020
Richmond, United Kingdom73 contributions36 helpful votes
Stayed with Steve and Sally for a couple of nights and was impressed by the warmth of their communication, welcome and attention before and during my stay. The room was very well appointed and the bed really comfortable. Breakfast was hearty and well-cooked (loved the gin jam!), the packed lunch substantial, and dinner absolutely delicious.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Jenniwren wrote a review Sep 2020
christchurch10 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed here for 5 nights in September. I cannot fault the place, and I am a critical person! Sally and Steve were lovely and nothing was too much trouble. The room was large and well decorated . Everything we could possibly want. Even a dab radio! The food was delicious both at breakfast and evening meal. We will definitely go back.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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PRICE RANGE
USD 133 - USD 143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandExmoor National ParkPorlock
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Exmoor Country House
Which popular attractions are close to Exmoor Country House?
Nearby attractions include Burrowhayes Farm Riding Stables (0.9 km), South West Coast Path - Bossington Landscape (0.5 km), and Exmoor Experience (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Exmoor Country House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Exmoor Country House?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Exmoor Country House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Exmoor Country House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Whortleberry Tearoom, Bramdowns, and The Ship Inn.
Is Exmoor Country House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Porlock.
Are there any historical sites close to Exmoor Country House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of All Saints (2.7 km) and St Peter's Church, Minehead Quay (7.8 km).