The setting was perfect, particularly with the superb grounds around the hotel which made for wonderful walking at all times of day.
We thoroughly enjoyed an evening at the Barn Cinema - with a live production transmission.
The food at breakfast and for the evening meal in the restaurant were excellent. The cafe was not as good.
The room was clean, well located and had all amenities to a good standard.
The Dartington Hall shops also had some very good produce and gifts.
Enjoyed a fabulous night at this 18th century Coaching Inn. The room was spotlessly clean, very traditional in its theme and the welcome and service was second to none. If you are looking for something special at a very affordable price in a beautiful quiet village, I can highly recommend this place. I don't very often go back to the same hotel, always like to try something different, but this place I would certainly return to.
The worst bit was getting there using a satnav that selected the narrowest byways to the Watermans Arms. It turned out there were much easier routes!
The hotel was welcoming, did great food and drinks and the service was always very friendly and quick. The location is beautiful, next to a babbling brook with ducks and fish and just up the lane the river opened out to the tidal stretch, complete with stepping stones to get to the far side for walks in the woods.
Andy from Southampton
A quintessential 17th Century Inn set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, at the bottom of a steep valley next to Bow …More
Great welcome by Proprietor followed by Afternoon Tea in the beautiful lounge. Our room was just amazing - home from home luxury looking out on rolling hills. En-Suite bathroom to die for. First-class home cooked breakfast. Everything was just perfect in every way.
Stayed for 4 nights.
Ale well cared for. Nice selection of wine. Comfortable and clean room (Dart).
From the road this pub doesn't appear to have any character and I suspect many drive past with no thought of stopping. However, walk down from the car park and the building has a completely different character.
The menu is varied and food prices very reasonable. Enjoyed the breakfasts too!
Present owners have been in since May last year and have obviously put in a lot of time and effort bringing the pub back up to a decent standard. I understand the guest rooms are the next things to be refurbished, in phases.
Owners and staff are all very friendly and helpful.
Altogether, we really enjoyed our stay.
Room Tip: Riverside views recommended.
A fairly typical British seaside B&B. not terrible but not exactly great either. The rooms were a little tired and dated and we had the central heating boiler running just outside our room all night which was far from quiet. Electric en-suite shower lacks any real pressure too :-( The owners have a dog that you could hear but not see. Free wifi is nice and the breakfast was fantastic (loved the organic sausages!). Acceptable overall but not amazing.
In a quiet position near the beach and town, this comfortable, clean guesthouse offers relaxed hospitality and wonderful …More
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