Even though I arrived late and in the rain and they were very welcoming, showed me to my room and the facilities and left me to it. Just what I wanted on a wet night. The bed was very comfortable and the linen of a good quality.
The hotel is set in a gorgeous setting on the East Dark River. Breakfast is in the conservatory over looking all this with a lovely hot meal served with a spread of cereal, yogurt and fruit.
After breakfast I had a lovely walk out past the gardens and along the river.
The pub itself was what you would expect from a traditional English pub. The food was very average, the chips which are difficult to get wrong were hard. The food was bought in microwaved food, which is only ever going to be average at best. Saying that we asked what home-made puddings they had - apple pie and that was lovely. Instead of micro food, they should have less choice but home made quality food and they would be full all year around. The breakfast was good, the rooms were just ok. The accommodation did what it said on the tin, but for the same price The Hilton in Bristol was in a different league. Maybe not to compare the two. The food is the main obstacle to a better experience. There was only one choice of red and white wine, surely not in a pub. Think of the mark up on bottle of decent wine?
Wonderful room (the Vivien Leigh Room) with great views. Food was excellent. Staff very attentive & friendly. Very relaxed atmosphere. We were treated to a Falconry display at no extra charge. ''I'll Be Back''
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We received a warm welcome and had a very comfortable night at Downtown Farm. The breakfast with home made sausage was very good and we enjoyed looking around the farm. If you are after all the mod cons then go elsewhere, this place has a lovely authentic feel of a working farm and is well located in the centre of Dartmoor.
From the warm welcome, to the amazing individual bedrooms with attention to detail, through to the incredible breakfast, this B&B is most definitely on our list of places to return to. Just a few yards from the edge of Dartmoor and some great pubs nearby, you will love your stay here!! As Arnie would say....."we'll be back!!"
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