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The West Bay Hotel

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Public House overlooking the beach at West Bay, we also have a restaurant specialising in Seafood and locally sourced produce. There are four recently refurbished bed and breakfast rooms with views to the beach and cliffs.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the squid to start with mussles in cider as main. Meal was delicious and the server quick and friendly. We were only down for the weekend but will definitely eat there again next time we are in West bay. Recommended.

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Tricky to review everything in a way that will be meaningful to future visitors as the manager will be moving on soon. The room servicing was inconsistent, possibly because the manager was absent when we were there, but all that may change in the future...More

Thank 309Chris
Response from lisa r, Owner at The West Bay HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your feedback Chris. Since your visit we have taken over the West Bay Hotel and have a new management team and new chefs in place. The issues you experienced have all been addressed, so I do hope you will try us again soon.

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Table was sticky - tacky even. Sunday lunch was a let down - expensive for what it was. meat was tough, the few vegetables provided were almost raw..... the roast potatoes tasted as if they had sat - warmed- for quite a while... the outsides...More

Thank Joe T
Response from lisa r, Owner at The West Bay HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the feedback Joe. Since your visit we have taken over the West Bay Hotel. The tables are clean, the food is outstanding and the service is friendly and professional. We have a new management team and new chefs and I do hope you...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great friendly staff, busy place and lovely food. moderate price. Bit dark inside bar and eating area. Can't comment on the hotel as not stayed there. Usually pretty busy around lunchtimes in the summer season.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I had a roast dinner which wasn't anything special, while the veggie version was quite disgusting. Fish and chips was horrible while desserts were ok. Tables were not clean when we arrived, toilet doors were not working and main dishes were bit pricey (£13 for...More

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Response from lisa r, Owner at The West Bay HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your feedback. the West Bay is now under new management and the issues you mentioned have now been addressed. The tables are clean, the doors work and the food is excellent and good value for money. I hope to see you again in...More

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15 December 2017|
Response from lucilastic | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the hotel. This is a public forum.
20 August 2017|
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Response from PerfectFootprint | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question. Yes we had a key for the side door if needed to get in late at night.
helen c
27 June 2016|
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Response from samuelgood | Property representative |
Yes of course, we accept dogs in our bar area.
Room Tips
"Room 1 faces the road & beach. Large bedroom and large bathroom with shower but no bath"
22 Sep. 2018
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"Ask for room with sea view"
13 Feb. 2018
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"We had room Number 1 and was just as described"
12 Feb. 2018
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"Front of the house for a view of the beach"
7 Feb. 2018
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