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The Old Rectory Hotel

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect escape from London - only sound through open window is that of birdsong. Walking distance from beautiful South West Coastal Path. Incredibly welcoming and totally relaxing. Attentive team with eye for detail. Delicious, tasty food.

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Bristol
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been many times to the Old Rectory, and it is always an absolute treat, our favourite hotel by a long way. It is always so welcoming, Sam and Huw greeting everyone like long lost friends and the rest of the team equally delightful. Peaceful surroundings, lovel food, what else can I say?

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a wonderful overnight stay at The Old Rectory and the title says it all. From the afternoon tea with freshly baked scones in the orangey, to the great room, to the gorgeous canapés and 4 course dinner, i left here feeling totally pampered. Expect a warm friendly welcome, great advice on nearby walks and stunning Exmoor scenery....

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Georgiegirl We were so delighted to read your lovely review and to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us last weekend. All our staff work really hard to deliver the best service we possibly can it was wonderful to hear that you felt pampered and well looked after. We look forward to welcoming you back another time...

North Bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is perfectly situated for gentle walks along the North Devon coast and Heddon valley. It has a very pretty garden and attractive conservatory where you can take complimentary tea in the afternoon. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful and although it is quite a smart hotel it still managed to feel quite relaxed. Dinner is seved...

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a lovely review of your stay - we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our glorious location on the Exmoor Coast for some great walking and that you found the hotel smart, yet relaxed. We have shared your very complimentary feedback about the service with the entire team and we hope to see you...

llantwit major
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to be back after a few years and it was just what we hoped. It was like coming home to family with the welcome we had. Everything about the Old Rectory is relaxed but extremely professional and all the staff go out of their way to make your stay a total pleasure.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Wendy It was really great to see you back at The Old Rectory again looking so fit and well. Thank you very much for your very kind review of your stay and we hope to see you both again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Huw & Sam

Dursley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fourth visit to the hotel, and the standards are just as high as ever. Excellent comfort, great food and friendly super efficient staff. Hope to be back for a fifth time in the not too distant future. Recommended.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a great review about your recent 4th stay with us. We greatly appreciate your continuing support and for choosing to spend your valuable holiday time with us so regularly. We look forward to welcoming you back for a 5th time. Kind regards Huw & Sam

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 night stay in Beeches, beautiful, stylish room, very comfortable. Lovely food and welcomed by Huw and Sam in person, they are fantastic hosts. Beautiful scenery and great if slightly challenging walks along the coast. Made for a truly calming retreat a peaceful haven

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the peace, quiet and amazing scenery at The Old Rectory. Thank you for reviewing your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Huw & Sam

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Rectory is an amazing hotel. As you walk in you feel calm and relaxed and Huw and Sam are so welcoming. The food, the atmosphere, the attention to detail is fantastic. We have just spent three nights there and have come away feeling completely chilled. The staff are friendly and helpful and make you feel at home. We...

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to look after you both last weekend and thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that your stay was so restorative and that you went home feeling relaxed and rested. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Huw & Sam

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second trip which was excellent again. It is a haven of peace and very relaxing. Huw and Sam are excellent hosts and the other staff, including the new couple, were very good too. It is well placed for walks in the lovely Exmoor

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you both again and thank you for your lovely comments about the service you received and the staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards Huw & Sam

Burghfield Common
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 night stay in Beeches. Room comfortable, food excellent, wine list well-chosen and reasonably priced. General ambience of the hotel and the service from Huw & Sam and all of their team outstanding. Wonderful relaxing time. This was our 4th stay - we booked our 5th before we left.

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OldRectoryHotel, Owner at The Old Rectory Hotel, responded to this review

Our greatest pleasure is to welcome back our regular guests, or Old Rectorians as we call them, to the hotel. Thank you for your lovely words, which we have shared with the whole team. We look forward to your 5th visit! Thank you for your continued support Huw & Sam

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Rectory Hotel is a very special place. A wonderful mix of a stylish boutique country house coupled with an un stuffy relaxed atmosphere. Nestled on the stunning Exmoor coast in North Devon, The Old Rectory Hotel is a haven in which to unwind - no crowds, no traffic; just birdsong and jaw dropping scenery. This is somewhere magical to stop and smell the roses - so if you need to soothe the mind and replenish the soul, you couldn't choose a better place. At The Old Rectory Hotel you'll find the simple things done well; a warm welcome, thoughtful service, fabulous luxury rooms, fantastic local food from Exmoor and North Devon and, of course, an award winning wine list. If you were running away, this is where you would go! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Rectory Hotel

Address: Berry Ground Lane Martinhoe, Martinhoe, Exmoor National Park EX31 4QT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Martinhoe
Price Range: $230 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Rectory Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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