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4.5 of 5 guest rating
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Room (Castle)
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Room, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchen (Castle Lodge)
3 King Beds
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room (Valley)
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Classic Room
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Family Room
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Classic Single Room
1 Single Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star, family-friendly hotel, walk to Dartmoor

Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities

Location

This family-friendly Newton Abbot hotel is located on the riverfront, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Dartmoor, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Stone Lane Gardens and Becky Falls. Grimspound and Castle Drogo are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Hotel features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa and a golf course. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge.

Room amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and free bottled water. For a bit of entertainment, Smart TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Bovey Castle features a golf course and outdoor tennis courts. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This Edwardian hotel also offers an indoor pool, a hot tub and a 24-hour fitness centre. On-site self-parking and valet parking are complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in April 2017.

Bovey Castle is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Lift
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Built in 1907
  • Free self parking
  • Steam room
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Free valet parking
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference centre
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 82
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Golf course on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts -2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Bovey Castle offers 82 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers, designer toiletries and a hairdryer. This Newton Abbot hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Smart TV
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Electric kettle
  • Digital TV service

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Great Western Restaurant – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Open select days.

Smiths Brasserie – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including outdoor tennis courts. An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Elan Spa has 5 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 25.00 per pet, per night.
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness centre access
  • Internet access
  • In-room bottled water
  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 20 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Bovey Castle Hotel Newton Abbot
  • Bovey Castle Hotel
  • Bovey Castle Newton Abbot
  • Bovey Castle

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Bovey Castle is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
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